Ottley returns

ELBA — Bowdrie Ottley is returning home from serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Durban South Africa mission. He will speak at 10 a.m. on Sunday at the Elba Ward, 2000 S. He is the son of Tom and Sally Ottley of Elba.

Larsen called to serve

RUPERT — Jairus Larsen of Rupert has been called to serve as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the California Los Angeles Mission, entering the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, on Oct. 18. Larsen spoke in the Rupert 5th Ward on Oct. 15. He is excited to be teaching in the Spanish language. Jairus is a 2017 top ten graduate of Minico High School and is the son of Rick and June Larsen of Rupert.