Never too old to learn a new word

Ovando Museum hosted five local citizens June 25 for recognition of being Nonagenarians, people 90-99 years old. Irene Weaver, her sister Norma Hughes, Whitey (Charles)Whitehead, Jack Hooker and Peggy Wittrock were the honorees.

About 30 family, friends and community members attended. The honorees shared stories and memories from years past.

"The purpose of the event was to recognize, admire and appreciate the wisdom from their experiences of life," said Barb McNally, Museum board member. "It was kind of a kick-off event for the seasonal opening of the museum Memorial Day Weekend."

The honoree...


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