FALL TIME IN MAZEPPA

FALL TIME IN MAZEPPA
IF THIS ISN'T HEAVEN IT'S PRETTY CLOSE
I HAVE STARTED A FACEBOOK PAGE TO KEEP ALL OF THE PICTURES I HAVE OF MY OLD HOMETOWN. I ENCOUNTERED A PROBLEM LINKING MY PHOTO ALBUM WITH THE BLOG AND DECIDED THIS WILL BE THE BEST AVENUE TO GO. SO IF YOU GO TO FACEBOOK AND TYPE IN......IMAGES OF MAZEPPA PA YOU WILL NOW FIND ALL OF THE PICTURES I ONCE HAD ON THIS BLOG. ALSO IF YOU HAVE PICTURES FROM THE MAZEPPA AREA THAT YOU CAN EMAIL TO ME I WOULD BE GLAD TO ADD THEM TO THE PHOTO ALBUM

Saturday, January 7, 2017

DOROTHY BAKER

SADLY  WE LOST ONE OF THE LONG TIME RESIDENTS OF MAZEPPA AND A FRIEND TO ALL ,  DOROTHY BAKER PASSED AWAY JANUARY 5 , 2017 .    BORN AUGUST 10, 1918 SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF  HERMAN AND RUTH KEEFER AND WAS MARRIED TO LESTER BAKER WHO PASSED AWAY JANUARY 29 , 2005.  A MEMBER OF THE MAZEPPA UNION CHURCH AND SO MANY OF US WILL REMEMBER HER  A COOK AT BUFFALO CROSSROADS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.  SURVIVED BY SON BILL AND  HIS WIFE SANDRA.   TWO GRANDCHILDREN JEFF BAKER AND LYNN SWANK.    ALSO A SISTER HELEN MILLER AND WAS PRECEEDED IN DEATH BY 2 BROTHERS  HENRY AND WILLIAM KEEFER.   ON A PERSONAL NOTE I WILL PROBABLY NEVER KNOW A KINDER PERSON IN MY LIFE AND SO MANY FOND MEMORIES OF  BOTH DOROTHY AND LESTER AND PLENTY OF GREAT STORIES  FROM MY TIMES SPENT WITH THEM.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

MANNA CHRISTMAS PARTY

MAZEPPA UNION CHURCH HELD THEIR CHRISTMAS


PARTY FOR THE MAZEPPA MANNA ON DECEMBER 14 , 2016.  A WAY TO SEE THAT SOME OF THE CHILDREN IN THE AREA WOULD GET SOMETHING FOR CHRISTMAS.  A TRUE BLESSING TO THE COMMUNITY AND BETH HACKENBERG DOES A FABULOUS JOB OVERSEEING THE MANNA AND ALL IT DOES.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

MAZEPPA UNION CHURCH

MAZEPPA UNION CHURCH RECENTLY CELEBRATED IT'S 175TH ANNIVERSARY AND HERE ARE SOME PHOTOS FROM



THE SPECIAL SERVICE THEY HELD AT THE OLD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN BUFFALO CROSSROADS AND ALSO AT THE CHURCH IN MAZEPPA. GREAT ONE OF RICKY PHILLIPS RIDING IN ON A HORSE.  ALSO PICTURED IS RICKY WITH DICK BOWERS.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

MAZEPPA UNION

MIGHT SURPRISE SOME TO KNOW THAT MAZEPPA UNION IS THE OLDEST CHURCH IN UNION COUNTY WITH A CONTINUAL MEMBERSHIP. WE ARE CELEBRATING OUR 175TH ANNIVERSARY AND PART OF IT IS A SPECIAL SERVICE AT THE OLD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN BUFFLAO CROSSROADS WHERE PASTOR RICKY PHILLIPS WILL RIDE IN ON A HORSE

Saturday, October 22, 2016

LAST WADE

WELL PERCY MY LAST ENTRY ABOUT FISHING FOR THE SEASON. GOT OUT LAST SUNDAY AND ONLY CAUGHT ONE CHUB BUT LOTS OF WILDLIFE AND THE LEAVES WERE GORGEOUS. ADDING PICTURES TO THIS POST INCLUDING OF ONE THE EAGLES WE HAVE IN MAZEPPA. HAD A WILD EXPERIENCE WHILE FISHING AS ONE OF THE MATURE EAGLES CAME DOWN TO GRAP A FISH JUST A FEW FEET FROM ME IN THE CREEK. WHEN HE SAW ME IT SWOOPED RIGHT BACK UP AND NEVER GOT HE FISH.

Monday, September 12, 2016

WINDING DOWN

I KNOW MY DAYS OF FISHING THIS YEAR ARE WINDING DOWN AND I GOT ANOTHER MORNING OF QUIET TIME IN THE CREEK YESTERDAY. CAUGHT 13 SO NOT BAD AND ESPECIALLY AS LOW AS THE CREEK IS. WE JUST CAN'T SEEM TO GET ANY OF THOSE RAINS THEY ARE GETTING DOWN SOUTH TO MOVE UP THE COAST AND HELP US OUT. CAUGHT THE SMALLEST PICKERAL I HAVE EVER NETTED AND THE LITTLE BUGGER COULDN'T HAVE BEEN ANYMORE THAN 7 INCHES LONG. MADE ME SMILE WHEN I SAW WHAT IT WAS. LOTS OF WILDLIFE INCLUDING A RACCOON WADING THE SHALLOW WATER GETTING HIS MEAL. ATTACHING 2 PICTURES I TOOK TO THIS POST

Monday, September 5, 2016

2 DAYS WORTH PERCY

GOING TO COMBINE 2 DAYS OF FISHING IN ONE REPORT PERCY. WAS ON VACATION THIS WEEK AND SPENT QUITE A BIT OF IT IN BUFFALO CREEK. THURSDAY I ONLY CAUGHT 10 BUT ONE HUGE PICKERAL AND SAW TONS OF HERONS AND KINGFISHERS. TODAY I GOT 12 AND ALL BUT 2 WERE SMALLMOUTHS. NOTHING HUGE TODAY AND ONLY SAW ONE GREEN HERON. LOTS OF KINGFISHERS AND THEY ARE HAVING A FIELD DAY WITH THE CREEK BEING SO LOW. HAVE TO COMMENT TOO ABOUT HOW MANY FROGS THERE ARE THIS YEAR. JUST SEEM TO BE ALL OVER AND FUN TO HEAR THEM CROAKING UP AND DOWN THE CREEK. AND WANT TO ALSO LET THE READERS OF THIS BLOG KNOW I JUST DISCOVERED I CAN ADD A PAGE TO THE BLOG AND HOPING TO DO THAT SOON AND THAT WAY ADD ALL OF THE PHOTOS IN A MORE ACCESSIBLE MANNER. GOOGLE GOOFED UP THE SIMPLE LINK WE HAD BEFORE AND RIGHT NOW I PUT THEM IN 2 POSTS TITLED......PICTURES. HOPE TO WORK ON THAT 2ND PAGE THIS WEEK. THANKS FOR YOUR PATIENCE ! DOUG