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April 18, 2016

Katrina Buttler begins her first week as the Rippey librarian April 18. “Please stop in and welcome her to our little corner of the world.”

Rippey public library:  Phone: 515.436.7714; Website:; E-mail: rippeyli [at] windstream [dot] net

HOURS: Monday 1-6 pm; Tuesday 2-6 pm; Wednesday 3-6 pm; Thursday 2-7 pm; Friday 3-6 pm.

Coffee ‘N’ Bingo will be Thursday, April 21, at 10 am in the community room. Myron and Maralynn Rinker are the hosts and the event is sponsored by the Rippey Lions Club.

Rippey Lions Club to meet April 21: The Rippey Lions will hold their regular meeting Thursday, April 21, at 7 pm with a meal prepared by women from the Rippey UMC. Ora Stevens, president of the Greene County Chamber of Commerce and co-owner of Homestead Cofee and Bakery and the Uptown Café in Jefferson will be guest speaker. For more information call Nancy Hanaman at 515-436-7684.

Rippey United Methodist Church:  PO Box 286, 103 West Main St. Rippey, IA 50235. Pastor: Paul Burrow. Phone: 515-436-7731

Adult Sunday school at 9:45 am. Worship service at 11 am. Every Tuesday: quilters 9 am, coffee and fellowship 10 am – everyone welcome.

Wednesday, April 20 – No confirmation class. 7 pm – choir practice.

Sunday, April 24 – Join us for lasagna after worship – good food and fellowship! 5 pm, SPLASH middle school youth at Grand Junction; 6:30 pm – THUG high school youth at Rippey.

Bye Bye Blues: Bye Bye Blues met at the home of Doris Brown Thursday, April 14, for their first gathering of the season. Lots of visiting and catching up was enjoyed over a light brunch served by Doris. Those enjoying the morning were Eugene and Iva Jo Muir and Jean Borgeson, all of Rippey, Midge Vannatta and Marilyn Pentico of Perry, and Eleanor Alex of Grand Junction.

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