The programs for the Caramel Festival have been printed, and the Grand Marshalls will be Paul and Betty (Harper) Sautter. Paul Sautter was only 18 months old when his parents bought their farm on Buck Run Road where he and Betty Sautter have lived for the past 66 years. He served his country in the U S Navy in WW II and is retired from General Motors. They were married April 14, 1948. Betty worked as a cook for the Winchester School and retired from the North Adams School District.
They are the parents of three children Eldon, Linda and Angie who all live in and around Winchester. They also have five grandchildren and seven great, great grandchildren. Hot Rod & The Fast Lane will be on the stage on Friday night at 8 p.m. The members are all from this general area and have a large following. Rhythm Union will be appearing on Saturday night. They play classic rock and country and are from southwestern Ohio
Sympathy goes out to the Edmiston family in the death of Gracie Edmiston 88. She passed away on Friday, Aug. 1, at the Adams County Manor in West Union. She lived at Winchester before she went to the nursing home. She leaves one son, William of Winchester and two daughters, Mary Fannin and husband Mark of Winchester and Dorothy and husband Danny of Manchester also five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Visitation is 6-8 pm. Wednesday, Aug. 6 at the Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home in West Union and the funeral is 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at the funeral home with burial at Cherry Fork.
Tim and Joyce Copas, their daughter Mackenzie Burns and Tenzlee Burns, their son Nathan and Marcy Copas, Riley and Bransyn and Joyce’s niece Kristian and Rex Allen and their children, Brayden, Sawyer and Kylee, Joyce’s sister Sue and Rick Fulton.all spent last week at Myrtle Beach, SC where they rented a condo. The weather was perfect and they had a great time.
After they returned home Joyce and Tim and Mackenzie and Justin Burns celebrated their wedding anniversaries on August 5, The Copases have been married 37 years; the Mackenzies celebrated eight years of marriages, as well as Justin’s birthday.
Rev. Donald Rossman of Chillicothe, a former pastor of the Methodist Church here, was a visitor at church on Sunday. He also brought a friend with him. They visited with Bill and Diane Lewis after church as they wanted to see the Rhino Shield they had put on their house.