Archive for Wednesday, January 30, 2002

Baldwin in brief

January 30, 2002

ESU names fall 2001
honor roll students

Emporia State University has listed the students who were named to the fall 2001 honor roll. Students in the top 10 percent of their class were eligible. Named to the honor roll was sophomore Natalie Jeanne Moreau, Baldwin City.

Book Talk begins new
discussion series

Kansas Humanities Council Book Talks will feature "The Last Cattle Drive" by Robert Day. The community is invited to attend the discussion with guest speaker Jim Hoy, Emporia, at 7 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 7, in the Baldwin Public Library.

The books are available for check out at the library. The Kansas Humanities Council and the Friends of the Baldwin Library bring the programs and books to the Baldwin community. Refreshments will be served.

Historical society to have
potluck and meeting

The Santa Fe Trail Historical Society Potluck and Annual Meeting will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Fellowship Hall in Baldwin First United Methodist Church. The carry-in potluck dinner will be followed by a short business meeting, election of officers and directors and special guest speaker, John English.

The meeting is open to everyone interested in local history. Bring a covered dish and table service.

Tanner named to
national panel

The National Conference of State Legislatures has named an advisory group for a new NCSL project The Children's Policy Initiative will operate at the national level, and is sponsored by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The group will include Dr. Ralph Tanner, Baldwin resident and Chairman of the House Education Committee in Kansas.

The Advisory Group will guide NCSL staff in setting priorities for the project and deciding which projects to fund. The group will have its first meeting in the nation's capitol on Feb. 7, 2002.

Youth garden receives
national award

Baldwin Junior High School was selected from 1,100 kids' gardens programs nationwide to receive a 2002 Youth Garden Grant from the National Gardening Association, based in South Burlington, Vermont. This award-winning youth gardening program will receive an assortment of tools, seeds and useful garden products donated by leading companies in the lawn and garden industry.

There were a total of 400 winners chosen this year, representing 45 states.

Jakeb Nott is named
Citizen of the Week

Jakeb Nott has been chosen Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School

Nott, 6, is in Carolyn Stansberry's first grade class. His mom is Leslie and his siblings are Carissa and Anthony. His friends include Callan, Bobby, Bryce and Jason. His hobbies are Playstation, sports and his BB gun.

Auxiliary to have
Girls State interviews

The Sixtieth Sunflower Girls State, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, will be June 2-7 at the University of Kansas. Delegates are selected by American Legion Auxiliary Units across the state.

Girls State is a practical application of Americanism and good citizenship. It is a non-partisan, non-political program designed to teach youth of America that democracy belongs to them. The girls will elect their city, county and state officials. They will have city and county government problems to solve.

The Baldwin Unit of American Legion Auxiliary will have interviews of eligible junior girls on Wed., Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Civic organizations, clubs, businesses or individuals may contribute all or part of the fee. The local Unit Girls State Chairman is Barbara Caruthers. Eligible junior girls who wish to participate may call 594-6614.

Palmyra 4-H Club
has meeting

Palmyra 4-H Club met at Ives Chapel. It was reported that the club would run the concession stand at the 4-H Fashion Revue in July. The club is in need of an adult volunteer to be a day manager for one day at the fair. County Club Days will be Saturday and the Food Fair will be Feb. 9. The next meeting is at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 at Ives Chapel.

Angel Fursman to speak
at Now or Never Club

Angel Fursman, pharmacist, will be the guest speaker at the Now or Never Club on Wed., Feb. 6 at the noon potluck at the Senior Center. A dinner can be ordered by calling the center on Tuesday before 1 p.m. at 594-2409 or bring a covered dish.

Wilson named to
fall Dean's list

Brandie L. Wilson, daughter of Bill and Cheryl Wilson, Eudora, is among the 940 Harding University students included on the Dean's List for grades achieved during the fall semester. To be eligible, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours and have an average scholarship level of 3.65.

Wilson, a senior majoring in management, is a graduate of Baldwin High School.

State Driver's License
Office to move

The Kansas Division of Motor Vehicles Driver's License office has moved to the Franklin County Annex, Suite 8, at 15th and South Main, Ottawa. The telephone number is (785) 242-2521. Office hours continue to be 7 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.

Chapter CK of P.E.O.
has meeting

Chapter CK of P.E.O. met on Jan. 22 at the home of Connie Deel. President Marlene Courtney conducted the business meeting. Two new members were initiated.

The program was given by Linda Schild and Connie Deel.

The meeting closed with refreshments served by Sandy Wakeman and Debbie Oakleaf.

The next meeting is 1 p.m. Feb. 12, at the home of Henrietta Schoepflin.

Rotary club sponsoring
chili supper

Baldwin City Rotary Club is sponsoring a chili supper to benefit the Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs of Baldwin, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Baldwin Elementary School's cafeteria. Chili ticket prices are $5, which include a chance to win one of the following prizes donated by local individuals and businesses: Baldwin Bulldog quilt; 25 pounds of frozen beef; $50.00 in gas from Santa Fe Market; $25.00 pizza party by Walt's Pizza Caftwo-week trial membership for a family at Baldwin Athletic Club; $25.00 gift certificate from The Lodge; and a snowboard from Arrowhead Hardware.

Tickets will be available at the door, but also will be sold by Baldwin City cub scouts and boy scouts.

United Methodist Women
to host luncheon

The United Methodist Women of Baldwin City's First United Methodist Church, Eighth and Grove streets, will be hosting a Soup and Sandwich Luncheon on Sunday, Feb. 10, from noon to 1:30 p.m. A free will donation will be accepted. Come join us for a delicious home-made lunch in Fellowship Hall.

Boy scouts attend
wood carving workshop

Boy Scouts from Troop No. 65, chartered to the Baldwin City Rotary Club, attended a Wood Carving Workshop at the Theodore Naish Scout Reservation, on Nove. 30, 2001.

Scouts in attendance were: Kenton Shuck, Russell Wright, Mark Westgate, Jordon Hanson, Kirsten Shuck, Tyler Waltz, Daren Gratts, Cameron Scruggs, Billy Ojanguren, Evan Wilson, Aaron Beuthien and Matt Davis. Scoutmaster Martin Pressgrove, Tom Buethien, and Mark Shuck also attended.

Awards were given to Scouts Kenton Shuck and Evan Wilson for their carvings. In addition, Mark Shuck won a dutch oven for his carving in the adult category.

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