Tonto Village III got a facelift this past week. The Gila County road maintenance crew chip sealed all the streets in TV III.
The residents are thankful to the county for drastically cutting down on the amount of dust that is generated by the vehicles that have to use the streets. The whole village is eagerly waiting for the paving of the Control Road. The amount of dust generated by campers and people who live off the Control Road is choking the villagers who live in close proximity.
Tickets are going fast for all the performances of "The Cookie Shop or Nellie was a Baker 'Cause She Kneaded the Dough."
Friday, June 27 and Saturday, June 28, the melodrama will be presented at the Christopher Creek LDS church. There is no charge to see the performances, but you will need a ticket. Call Effie Roehr at 474-8108 or Marsha Ward at 478-5086 for the 7 p.m. performances or the Saturday afternoon performance at 2 p.m. I peeked in at one of their dress rehearsals and it sure does look like a lot of fun, for the players as well as the audience.
Last Wednesday the Domino Divas traveled to Christopher Creek to participate in a challenge by the Firebelles. The event was such a success that there will be a rematch sometime in August. Prizes were awarded for various categories, such as the one with the lowest score, Nancy Yoakum; the highest score, Lorna Ashebrenner; the loudest person, a tie between Bianca Milman and Charlie Martin.
The prize for the "quietest" went to Eileen Kittock The "sniveler" award went to Judie Derochers, and last, but not least, the one who had to ask most often "Whose turn is it?" went to Dara Sutton. Everyone brought food for lunch and the tables were overloaded with great eats.
Vacation Bible School
Parents and grandparents, don't forget about the Vacation Bible School July 14-18 at the Tonto Village Chapel.
Class leaders are working hard to make this session fun for all the age groups. The fun will start at 9 a.m. and continue until noon. Snacks will be provided each day. The theme is on a Western slant and promises to be fun for all age groups. If you would like more information, call Rita Spalink at 478-4282 or Pastor James Barker at (928) 951-4493.
Betty Koutz, Paige Ferriera and Judi Tolle won first, second and third places at the ladies nine-ball tournament on Tuesday evening at the Double D.
Sunday afternoon the eight-ball tournament started at 3 p.m. Harvey Poyner, Cliff Landrum and "Willie" from Mead Ranch were the top three shooters.
The June Scotch Doubles tournament Friday evening was won by Sherry and Cliff. The team of Cindy and Jimmy shot for second and the married pair of Payge and Joe Ferriera shot for third place.
Marie Coley of Tonto Village II lights another candle on her birthday cake July 3. Marie is also a Domino Diva and an avid scrapbook aficionado whenever she gets some free time. Happy birthday, Marie!
Our fishing buddies, Rick and Theresa Meeker will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary July 6. May you continue to grow together in life and love. Happy anniversary!