Several people from the community attended the Burbank/McBeth family reunion this year, mainly because several people in the community are Burbanks or McBeths.
*DHS Class of 1960*Independence High Class of 1950*Central High Class of 1952
The Polk County Fair is now history and several Pedee kids had outstanding results.
Good things keep happening in MI Town.
Entire community sadden by death of Arlin Schwanke.
Diane Telfer, who volunteers with the American Red Cross, went to Houston for the last week of the Red Cross’s work with the people who lost their homes in the March flooding there.
Twenty-nine children of all ages attended the Pedee Church’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) which just concluded a week of activities.
Community members enjoy a summer traveling and visits.
Junior Lyday died on Father’s Day, June 21, and his funeral will be at the Pedee Church on Saturday at 11 a.m. with a potluck following.
Norm and Donna Baldwin celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 13 by renting a house near the beach at Lincoln City for that weekend and inviting the whole family to join them.
Nine women who went to Pedee School in the 1940s and ’50s met at last Wednesday’s Pedee Womens Club meeting for a reunion, where a lot of reminiscing went on.
Summertime in MI Town means awakening to spectacular sunrises and fresh air, with the promise of a busy day ahead.
Dawntae says he will be spending the summer working hard on his 4-H projects.
Summer programs are in full swing at both the Independence and Monmouth libraries.
Several local students graduated from high school this year and are excited about moving on.