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Cottonwood News: Masses, graduations set for Summit, Prairie




Donna Wassmuth Cottonwood 962-3561

— May 19 is the date for the Cottonwood Community Yard Sales. Contact Emily McHugh at 208-507-5638 to put your sale on the map.

On May 20, the seniors from Prairie High School and Summit Academy will be honored at the 8 a.m. Mass at St. Mary’s Church in Cottonwood. All seniors are invited to this special Mass. There will be a reception following the liturgy.

The Idaho County Republican Central Committee now has a Facebook page. Look for it at Red State Ambassador. Check it out for information on anything pertaining to politics in the state of Idaho. It is just new, and they are still working on it. But it looks good so far.

The Republican Central Committee will meet on May 23 at 6 p.m., at the Super 8 meeting room. It is important for all new and old members to be at this meeting. There will be election of officers. Delegates will be selected for the convention in Pocatello on June 29-30.

Pirate Run set for June 2

COTTONWOOD — The Prairie High School XC Pirate Run is set for Saturday, June 2, 9 a.m.

Cost of the run is $25. E-mail or

Congratulations to all the graduates this year. Summit Academy graduation and Mass will take place on May 19 at 2 p.m. at Summit Academy. Prairie High School graduation will be on May 25 at 7 p.m., in the Prairie High School gym.

The spring concert for all Prairie bands 5th-12th grades will be on Tuesday, May 22, 7 p.m., in the PHS gym. All are invited to attend.


Free Press / Donna Wassmuth Swans enjoy themselves in the Wassmuth pasture area.

The first summer Mass at Holy Cross in Keuterville will be May 27 at 7 p.m. Mass will be every Sunday evening during the summer months.

Vacation Bible school will be held June 25-29. The theme this year is “Tracking Mary Mysteries and Messages.” We need volunteers to make this year a success! Contact Heather if you would like to help out at

There will be a community play, “The Wizard of Oz” presented July 20 and 21 in Greencreek Community Hall. This event is sponsored by the St. Anthony Society and will be directed by Elizabeth Nuxoll (Martin). Everyone in our Camas Prairie communities ages 12 and older is invited to be a part of this. We will need people to act and help behind the scenes. If you are interested in helping, contact Elizabeth Nuxoll at 208-935-8087 or email We especially need ideas for sound and lighting equipment. If you would like to act, auditions will be in late May. Stay tuned for more information and check out our Facebook page - The Wizard of Oz, Greencreek Play.

Grab your megaphones, lace up your cleats, and tune up your horn. Join us for a week of preparing for life’s big game at Game On! Kids will begin each day at the pep rally. From here, kids will gather at the field house where they will be equipped to dig deep into God’s Word. Kids will learn that God has given them everything they need through His divine power. Each day kids will make crafts, play fun games, enjoy tasty snacks, sing cool songs and learn about missions. It’s vacation Bible school time at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 404 Foster, Cottonwood. Children age 4 through 6th grade will be admitted free from 9 a.m. to noon June 11 through June 15. During the same week teenagers can experience Game On! with Bible study and special activities planned just for them from 6:30 p.m. through 8’ish. This week of fun, food, and exciting learning opportunities is free of charge and open to everyone. Call Pastor Dan at 208- 962-2407. Game On will be an event to remember! Come join us!


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