We Are Community for the week of September 28th, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  A lovely fall day greeted those friends and family of Gary Webster who  gathered at the LaHarpe cemetery on Wednesday morning to say one final good bye.  So sorry for the loss.  There will be another empty chair at

We Are Community for the week of September 21st, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  It has been a lovely week weatherwise so a lot has been accomplished outside.  If you are like me, we tend to spend as much time in nature as possible.  There are always weeds to pull, lawn to mow,

We Are Community for the week of Sept. 14th, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  My Admiral Fitzroy Storm Glass is mostly full of thready, flaky crystals.  I noticed this because it has been largely inactive for a while.  According to the flyer with the storm glass this could mean windy weather, snow and

We Are Community for the week of September 10th, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  Our sympathy to the family of Onilee Crossland who passed away on September 1st.  She was very active in the Living Faith United Methodist  Church while she lived in Bowen. Looks like the Quincy Herald Whig is making big

We Are Community for the week of August 31st, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

If ever there was a time to be thankful for living in a small community or rural area, it is now.  Hopefully others will realize the advantages and think of moving.   We have large yards, open spaces, parks and fields

We Are Community for the week of August 24th, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  So very sorry to hear of the passing of Sara Hohe of Rockford.  She was the daughter of Mary Weinberg Hohe of Augusta.  She often visited Mary and attended church with her.  Children are supposed to outlive their parents. 

We Are Community for the week of August 17th, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  The Illinois Great River Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church meets in Peoria during August of each year.  There are approximately 1500 delegates and friends who attend the conference which normally runs from Thursday evening to Saturday noon. 

We Are Community for the week of August 10th, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

Somewhere in my home there is a copy of the book “Love in the Time of Cholera”.  I have not read the book even though it is written by an award winning author because the name seems so melancholy. Now

We Are Community for the week of August 3rd, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  Our sympathy to the family of Dodie Burton who passed away on Thursday.  She was a long time resident of Plymouth and a very special person.  She leaves behind two children, Larry and wife Michelle Burton of Plymouth and

We Are Community for the week of July 27th, 2020. by Joyce Steiner

Monday I ventured to a restaurant for the first time since this whole virus thing began.  Our Illinois Education Association retired officers met to plan the new year and we met at a restaurant.  They had outside seating or I