ANSWER: According to news reports, Karkos, who was a reporter and news anchor with WMTW Channel 8 for 25 years, left his position at the station abruptly in late May. Unfortunately, it does not seem like a return is likely.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: You are the first thing I read. Thanks for all the info you pass along to us. Does anyone still collect buttons? I have quite a large box of all kinds of them for someone who does. Call (207) 739-2745 if you are interested. Leave a message and a phone number if I don’t answer. I also have a salt and pepper shaker collection. — No Name, South Paris.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I’m looking for someone who can properly mount photos, documents and other items in a family history scrapbook. Call (207) 212-6311 for further information. — No Name, Auburn.

ANSWER: Sun Spots knows that she has readers who scrapbook as a hobby and some maybe professionally who can help. She hopes they will reach out to you in response to your request. In the meantime, contact Corinne Saindon, who is a Stamping Up demonstrator who also does scrapbooking. Her number is (207) 784-5307.

Another scrapbooker for hire in Sun Spots’ Rolodex is Marie Plourde. You can reach her by calling (207) 333-1096.

If you’re more the do-it-yourself type and would like an opportunity to learn some scrapbooking skills, then consider attending the Paper Crafting and Scrap booking Day on Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Holy Family Church Hall on Sabattus Street in Lewiston. The event is a fundraiser to benefit Coats for Kids and is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 106. The marathon scrap booking session will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and costs $35, which includes your lunch. To reserve a spot, call Corinne at 784-5307 or Leo at 784-0389.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Greene Christian Community Church is now accepting donations for its annual Rummage Sale, Aug. 12 though 13. Please call Pat at (207) 946-5052 or Gladys at 577-9937 to schedule a pickup/drop off. — Heather, Greene.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Edward Little High School Class of 1961 will hold its 55th year reunion from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13 at Rolandeau’s Restaurant, 775 Washington St., Auburn. There will also be a Friday night get-together from 5 to 9 p.m. at Taber’s overlooking Lake Auburn. The Reunion Committee is asking if anyone knows the whereabouts of classmates on our missing list, to contact Patty (Mahany) Poulin at (207) 375-2614.

ELHS Class of 1961 missing classmates list:

Donna (Avanzato) Maheux, Kenneth Bragdon, Carol Ann Butler, Thelma (Caron) Robert, Mary (Child) McGaw, Darrell Jones, Elaine (Manter) Gifford, Marilyn (Mason) Odell, Anne (Murphy) Garey, Eugene Pelletier, Lorraine (Pontbriand) Coulombe, Sharon Rioux, Ann (Whittier) Hill, Brian Wilson, and Patricia (Wood) Stevens.

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