Features http://www.leaderunion.com/features/todaysfeatures en HCE honors Steve Zimmerman family http://www.leaderunion.com/content/hce-honors-steve-zimmerman-family <img src="http://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jan25_2018_faces_zimmermann.jpg" alt="Steve &amp; Sally Zimmerman and their children, David and Rachel" title="Steve &amp; Sally Zimmerman and their children, David and Rachel" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Fayette County Home and Community Education recently recognized Steve and Sally Zimmerman and their children, Rachel and David, by presenting the family with the following: Certificate of a Special Award &ndash; In recognition of your dedication to providing a morally, mentally and physically safe environment through education of the home, schools, and community.</p> Feezel has spirit of giving http://www.leaderunion.com/content/feezel-has-spirit-giving <img src="http://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dec21_2017_faces_feezel.jpg" alt="Jimmy Feezel" title="Jimmy Feezel" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> Jimmy Feezel seems to have been born with the spirit of giving, the true spirit of Christmas, not seasonal, but all year long.</p> New home for Golden Years http://www.leaderunion.com/content/new-home-golden-years <p> There have been many &ldquo;Fayette Faces&rdquo; involved in the building of the Golden Years Club building, from the first dawning of realization of the members that the old, familiar Pilger on the corner just a block from the village main street was deteriorating and a new home was needed.<br /> When the members held their first potluck meeting in the new building, it was also, appropriately, the first Christmas dinner, as they all joined hands in prayer, some vocally, while all did so silently, within their hearts.<br /> The House that Faith Built &hellip;<br /> BES students decorate village tree http://www.leaderunion.com/content/bes-students-decorate-village-tree <img src="http://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/nov30_2017_faces_btown_ornament.jpg" alt="Brownstown fifth-grader Colter White paints an ornament for the village Christmas tree." title="Brownstown fifth-grader Colter White paints an ornament for the village Christmas tree." align="left" hspace="6" width="104" height="85" /><p> Saturday evening at 6 p.m., the village of Brownstown will hold a celebration, &ldquo;Christmas on Main Street,&rdquo; with lighting of the Community Christmas Tree.</p> Groundbreaking held for Brownstown church http://www.leaderunion.com/content/groundbreaking-held-brownstown-church <img src="http://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sept14_2017_faces_1stchristian.jpg" alt="Members of First Christian Church in Brownstown gathered at the site of their new building for a groundbreaking ceremony." title="Members of First Christian Church in Brownstown gathered at the site of their new building for a groundbreaking ceremony." align="left" hspace="6" width="233" height="85" /><p> Fayette Faces this week are many faces, the members of Brownstown First Christian Church who gathered at the west outer edge of Brownstown on the afternoon of Sunday, Aug. 20, for a groundbreaking service for their new church building.</p> Brownstown holiday shopping is back http://www.leaderunion.com/content/brownstown-holiday-shopping-back <img src="http://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1_facesbumbee.jpg" alt="Some of the vendors at the Brownstown Holiday Open House event this Saturday are pictured above. In front are Jennifer Barker, Cindy Hicks and Diana Miller. In the second row are Tammy Barker, Stacy Austin, Mary Mason and Judy Dilley; In back are Amber Wehrle, Becky Wilson and Jon Washburn." title="Some of the vendors at the Brownstown Holiday Open House event this Saturday are pictured above. In front are Jennifer Barker, Cindy Hicks and Diana Miller. In the second row are Tammy Barker, Stacy Austin, Mary Mason and Judy Dilley; In back are Amber Wehrle, Becky Wilson and Jon Washburn." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Brownstown Holiday Open House returns this year, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. this Saturday in the Brownstown Elementary School cafeteria.</p> Area women keep Ben Hur Club going http://www.leaderunion.com/content/area-women-keep-ben-hur-club-going <img src="http://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/benjur_117th_1019-1117.jpg" alt="Ben Hur Club members pictured are Janice Jones, Sharon Zahnle, Faye Watson, Donna Blair and Millie Meyerholz." title="Ben Hur Club members pictured are Janice Jones, Sharon Zahnle, Faye Watson, Donna Blair and Millie Meyerholz." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> It is documented that on Oct. 25, 1901, a group of women in Ramsey, seeking to advance the knowledge of literature and promote the art of conversation, started a club that has endured as one of the longest standing women&rsquo;s groups in Illinois.</p> Frogtown News http://www.leaderunion.com/content/frogtown-news-259 <p> Visitors<br /> Terry and Sandy Kizziar of Gruver, Texas, spent Thursday to Tuesday at the home of Sandy&rsquo;s sister, Belinda Harpster of St. Peter.&nbsp;On Saturday, Belinda and Sandy visited their mother, Helen Limes, at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont.<br /> St. Peter&rsquo;s Lutheran Church<br /> Sunday morning worship attendance was 186.<br /> The Pastor is the Rev. Ryan Meyer.<br /> The organist was the Rev. Alan Holtz.<br /> Gaige Phillips served as acolyte.<br /> Attending elders were Darrell Wollin and Kevin Wodtka.<br /> Remember in Your Prayers<br />