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Over the Backyard Fence in Sherman 06/14/12

June 20, 2012
By ELAINE G. COLE - COLUMNIST ( , Westfield Republican / Mayville Sentinel News

SHERMAN - Have you noticed the lovely hanging baskets and flower buckets on Main Street in Sherman? Businesses have placed them outside their establishments. The flags also demonstrate the patriotism in our local area, especially as we celebrated Memorial Day and the soon coming July 4 celebration of Independence Day. Note too the United States Flags and flowers around the statue that represents those who have served, some giving their lives, in the service of our country protecting our land of "freedom and justice" for all, that is located in front of the Yorker Museum on the corner of Church and Park Streets. Sherman Village Mayor John Patterson purchased and planted the flags and beautiful flowers. We thank him for beautifying that area showing our patriotism. If you see him, it would be nice for you to express your individual thanks to him.

We also express thanks to Jerry Russell, Jim Higginbotham and Jerry Paul for decorating the Sherman Cemetery prior to Memorial Day. Paul is the caretaker of it by mowing the grass and caring for other needs there. Veteran Russell purchased the flags and Veteran Higginbotham helped him put the flags on all the veterans graves.

The local school will soon complete the 2011-2012 school year. Graduation will be held at 6:30 p.m., on Friday, June 22 in the school auditorium. Regents testing continues next week prior to graduation. Senior Awards Night was held on the 11th.

Happy birthday greetings

June 14: Danielle Lynn Dewey, Todd Martin

June 15: Mike Beatman, Bill Delcamp, Torsten Mietko (AFS), Maria Murdock, Josh B. Person, Tracy TeCulver

June 16: Sarah Sears, Heather White, June Woodburn

June 17: Tim Bemis, Patricia Chambers, Minnie Cupp, Jessica George, Carol Hay, Doug Keppel, Debbie Person, Frank Werren

June 18: Christopher Robson

June 19: Melissa Carris, Georgianna Dorman, Carol Shirley, Jackson Wassink, Jacob Zemcik

June 20: Krista Gulezynaski, Morgan Olson, Jordan Phelps, Ellie Rogers, Breanna Stoddard

Happy anniversary greetings

June 15: Craig and Mandy Rogers

June 18: Howard and Becky Ravien

June 19: Lee and Kelly Ulsh

June 20: Bill and Kris Delcamp



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