IT’S A GIRL! Warren and Lucinda Zimmerman, Meadville, welcomed daughter, Carlene, into their home on Oct. 8, 2019. Maternal grandparents are Harry and Wilma Leinbach, Wheeling, and paternal grandparents are Mark and Mabel Zimmerman, Barnett.

IT’S A BOY! Breven James arrived on Oct. 30, 2019, to make his home with Marc and Brooke Zell, Meadville, and joins brothers, Breken, Bryden and Braxten. Maternal grandparents are Jim and Becky Fitzgerald, Winigan, and great-grandmother is Melba Belzer, New Boston. Paternal grandparents are Donna Zell, Meadville, and great-grandmothers are Katherine Duncan and Helen Zell, Meadville.

A Happy Birthday is wished for Jared Fletcher, Megan Clarkson on Nov. 29; Terri Woodling on Dec. 1; Marsha McLain, Travis Narr, George Kimbrough, Chipper Maggart, Janet Meek, Joe Murdock on Dec. 2; Coleton Ruhl, Whitney Leppin, Derek Jenkins, Frankie Hicks, Todd Fairchild, Philip Bagley, Ticia Muck, Diane Howe on Dec. 3; Matthew Jenkins, Angela Albertson on Dec. 4; Renae Coberly, Jared Groves, Kyle Elliott, Michael Sallee on Dec. 5; Nichole Hinnen, Brian Young on Dec. 6; Julie Jacobs, Ashtin Williams, Terry Nar, Brooke Wolf, Pat Elliott, Bobbi Jo Meneely on Dec. 7.

A Happy Anniversary is wished for Mike and Kathy Sargent, James Jr. and Karen Muck on Nov. 30; Mr. and Mrs. Buster Phillips on Dec. 3; Donald and Danelle Herring on Dec. 6.


Thanksgiving Holiday is Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Sunday, Dec. 1.

Northwestern-Mendon High School basketball tournament is the first week of December. Meadville girls play Keytesville @ 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5, and the boys play Bucklin/Macon County at 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Further games are to be announced with final games on Saturday.

Book Fair Week dress-up winners: PJ day: Landyn Bloss, flannel day Kallie High, book character day: Josie Beall, crazy hair day: Carson Williams, teacher winner: Sarah Hammond.

Kasey Waterman participated in the FFA NE District Speech contest recently.

A painting party sponsored by PTO conducted by Ms. Brewer is Saturday, Dec. 7. Kids from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and adults from 12-2 p.m.

Lions Club is having “Breakfast with Santa” on Saturday, Dec. 7, and a 5K Holiday Run. Breakfast at 9:30 a.m., visit with Santa 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Registration for the 5K Run at 8 a.m. with run starting at 8:30 a.m.