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Birmingham, Stockport

Jun 19, 2013


The Birmingham Lions Club will meet for a carry-in supper Monday at the Birmingham Lions Building.

Officers will be installed. Hugh and Morrie Shaw are the committee.


The Over 50 and Fabulous Red Hat Ladies met for lunch June 11 at Village Cup and Cakes in Keosauqua.

Eighteen members and one guest were present.

A Seneca Area Agency on Aging representative gave the program. “Happy Birthday” was sung for those with June birthdays. Donna Kennedy won the door prize. Hostesses were Carolyn Edwards and Marilyn Boley.


Kelly Speas was in charge of the Birmingham Homecoming car show. She listed the winners as:

Class A, Original — first, Francis Frazier, 1957 Ford; second, Kermit B. Smith, 1963 Mercury Monterey.

Class B, Street Rod-all years — first, Marty Hull, 1954 Chevy sedan; second, David Bishop, 1935 Plymouth.

Class C, Muscle Cars — first, Gene Coombs, 1967 RS/SS Camaro.

Class D, Cars Stock-1964-1982 — first, Dave Topping, 1970 Buick Skylark; second, John Manush, Plymouth Duster 340.

Class E, Cars Stock-1983-1999 — no entries.

Class F, Millennium Class Cars/Trucks-2000 and up — first, Ed Richards, 2002 Chrysler Prowler.

Class G, Corvette — first, Terry Gates.

Class H, Convertible, first, Cliff Tipton, 1940 Ford; second, Harry Clark, 2002 Mustang.

Class I, Sport Compact — first, Jake Fritts, 2004 Mazda 6; second, Zachary Simons, 1992 Ford Mustang GT.

Class J, Trucks-Stock — first, Sonny Melchers, 1941 Dodge WC pickup; second, Robert Owings, 1939 Ford pickup.

Class K, Trucks-Modified — first, Bob & Liz Hickenbottom, 1946 International; second, Dave Lyon, Ford Falcon Ranchero.

Class L, Motorcycle — first, Jon Weaver, 1994 Harley; second, Jeff Wetherell, 1972 Triumph.

Class M, Motorcycle-Specialty or Trike — first, George Owings, Can-Am.

Class N, Special Interest, and Class O, Competition — no entries.

Longest Distance Trophy — Dan Duryee, 80 miles.

Hard Luck Trophy — Ron Reiff. He had to have a leaking oil pan repaired and arrived too late to enter in his class.

Memorial Award — Cliff Tipton, 1940 Ford.

Best of Show — Marty Hull, 1954 Chevy Sedan.

— Arlene Lyon, Ledger correspondent



It is time to get signed up for the summer reading program, “Dig Into Reading” at the Stockport Public Library.

The reading program will start 3:30-4:30 p.m. July 10, then meet at 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays in July

Organizers need to know how many children plan to attend so they will have enough craft supplies and snacks for the kids. To register, visit or call the library at 319-796-4681 during library hours: 3-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays.

— Beverly Runyon, Ledger correspondent


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