This photograph was taken in 1939 in front of the Smith schoolhouse at the corner of state Route 219 and Gause Road. Pictured from left, in front, are Bob Ebbing, Margie Buschur Gast (deceased), Mary Nieberding Ahlers, Bertha Wenning Vickroy (deceased), Jean Ebbing Siefring, Alberta "Bert" Moorman Eckstein, Norma Ebbing Kruger and Dan Buschur (deceased). Pictured in the second row are from left, Francis J. Wenning (deceased), Eugene Buschur, Ivo Wenning (deceased), teacher Frank Huver (deceased), Paul Wenning and Edgar Moorman (deceased).
COLDWATER - The bumpy ground behind the old Smith School isn't as inviting these days to the students who once slung acorns and played Fox and Goose on the 'ole playground. [More