By Monaray Powers
The Prime Timers from First United Methodist in Madison have returned from an Ocean Breeze trip on March 9 through the 15. They spent the first night at Walt Disney World, the next night at Key Largo, and then on to Key West. They also went to Miami and then on to St. Augustine and toured Kennedy Space Center. The group returned home Saturday evening. Those enjoying the trip were Barbara and Tommy Conine, Betty and Ken Morris, Imogene McHugh, Carolyn Maddox, Juanita Huff, Mary Ellen Price, Anelle and Jimmy Argo, Norma and Bob Busby, Judy and Frank Lawton, Jane and Whitey Whitehead, Anne and Jack Satterfield, Deborah and Ray Proctor, Janette and Terrell Saffold, Grace and Jack Gnehm, Addie Norton, Gladys Emmett, Mable and Hiram Stevens, Bernice and Bill Davis, Floralee and Stacy Mattox, Nancy and Jack Pluckhahn, Jackie Pennington, Marguerite Johnson, June and Marvin Bone, Edith and Mark Mason, Sybil and Len Bradbury, Maxine and Michael Nabors, Harry Hugler, and Tom Kerr, host.
The Morgan County Landmarks met Sunday at the home of June Harrell. Marguerite Copelan of the Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce CVB was the guest speaker. She spoke on tourism in Morgan County. The Landmarks Society will open the Richter Cottage on West Washington Street beginning April 1 on weekends. The meeting was very timely and informative as this will be the first time the Richter Cottage has been opened for tourism on a regular schedule. President Raye Germon presided. Other interest of historic interest was discussed. Approximately 25 members attended.
Little Carson Womack has been a patient at Scottish Rite Hospital and is now recuperating at home following surgery. He is the son of Mr. and Mr. Scott Womack of Madison.
nd Martha Louise Thurmond spent the weekend in Nashville, Tenn. with Mr. and Mrs. Peter Thurmond and children. They carried their grandson, Ponder Thurmond home and brought their granddaughter, Sally Thurmond home with them to spend the week.
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Sonny Baldwin during the weekend were Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Baldwin and children, Madison and Jackson, from Maysville. They were joined on Sunday by Mr. and Mrs. Gene Baldwin and children, Ashley and Hanson, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Baldwin and Ansley, and Mr. and Mrs. Tim Ligon and children, Marywin, Sarah Grey and Catherine and celebrated Madison’s seventh birthday.
Fred Johnson spent the week in Dublin with his son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Johnson.
Denna Walker from Cincinnati, Ohio is visiting her daughter, Kerry Walker who lives in Athens and is the photographer for the Citizen.
Sib Daws is recuperating at his home after a stay in Morgan Memorial Hospital TCU.
Monica Callahan and her family attended the wedding of her brother, Drew Hobby to Kelli McCrossin, in New Orleans last weekend. The wedding was held in the Garden District of New Orleans and the reception was held at the Omni Royale.
Betty Jo and Jim Franklin have just returned from a vacation to the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Their stay in Breckenridge, Colorado, a quiet Victorian mountain town, base elevation of 10,000 feet, is among the highest in the country. Two highlights for them were an all day snowstorm and a sleigh ride to a miner’s cabin high in the mountains.
Joining them for this trip were Jimmy Franklin and Bob, Jeanette and Ashley Booth. Betty Jo and Jim loved playing with their granddaughter, Ashley, while her parents and Jimmy enjoyed skiing.