Archive for Wednesday, March 7, 2001

Baldwin Briefs

March 7, 2001

Masons to serve
breakfast Saturday
The Masons Palmyra Lodge will serve a biscuit and sausage gravy breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Masonic Temple, 807 High.

American Legion
to have meeting
The American Legion will meet today at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall.

RWD No. 4 is set
to meet Tuesday
Rural Water District No. 4, Douglas County, will have its regular meeting beginning at 7 p.m., Tuesday, in the conference room of the district office.

First UMW to meet
for noon luncheon
The Baldwin First United Methodist Women will meet in Fellowship Hall at noon March 14 for the "Call to Prayer and Self Denial" program. Dorcas Circle is the hostess.

BJHS sponsors
silent basket auction
Baldwin Junior High School student council will sponsor a silent basket auction from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 15. The baskets will be on display prior to and after the theater production. All proceeds will benefit the school library. The goal is to make available a wide variety and number of books that will help students become better readers and wiser users of information. Accelerated Reading tests must be purchased for most of the fiction and some non-fiction books.
Parents may donate books in honor of family members. Donations come with a book plate with a name inserted in the front of the book.

Brian Lamoreux is
Citizen of the Week
Brian Lamoreux has been selected as Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School.
Brian, 9 1/2, is in Kathy Browne's third grade class. His parents are Gary and Robbie and his sister is Katrina. His friends include Mason, Sam, Levi and Josh. His hobbies are sports, Nintendo and riding motorcycles.

Vinland Valley 4-H
has meeting
The Vinland Valley 4-H Club meeting was called to order by Michael Moore, president, and Leah Hoelscher, vice president. Casey George led the flag salute. Sarah Emde read the minutes from the last meeting. Roll call was answered with favorite hobbies. Reports were read. Theresa Bateson and Sandy Stone, leaders, announced upcoming dates of importance. Leah Hoelscher and Walt Nitcher talked about dog grooming. Mariah Schwager, Casey Brown and Tina Wood, leader, talked about their favorite foods. Several members demonstrated various measuring methods in cooking.

Musicians to meet
for jam session
A country music jam session will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Students take second
Liam Kirby, Baldwin City, and Ramin Zanganeh, Lawrence, received second place in the junior division at Kansas History Day, Kansas City Kansas Community College on Saturday.
Their project was titled "Nikola Tesla: A Man Before His Time."
Kirby is the son of Matt and Channette Kirby, Baldwin City.

Sansom wins
spelling bee
Mariane Sansom, Vinland Elementary School fourth grader, was the winner of the Vinland spelling bee. Finalists were Malissa Sansom, Mariane's twin sister, also a fourth grader, and their sister, Mallory Sansom, a third grader.
Mariane Sansom also won the spelling bee last year.

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