Archive for Wednesday, May 15, 2002

Baldwin in brief

May 15, 2002

Harpist returns to
Baldwin City tonight

Greg Buchanan, Christian jazz harpist, will perform at 7 p.m. tonight at the New Life Assembly of God, Fifth and Baker streets (behind Sonic). The internationally known harpist has received numerous awards. A free-will offering will be appreciated.

Veterans' Poppy Day
will be at P.O. corner

Remember the Veterans and wear a poppy on Sat., May 25.

During World War I, the fields in France blossomed with little red poppies where the fighting had been at its worst. The poppies remind us of the blood lost there.

The American Legion Auxiliary will have the poppies at the Post Office corner and would appreciate your support on this day of remembrance.

Grosdidier named
Citizen of the Week

John Grosdidier was named Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Grosdidier,11, is in Nancy Parr's fourth grade class. His parents are Mike and Cheryl and his siblings are Jamie and Jill. His friends include Brian W., Josh H., Camdon and Shelby. His hobbies are collecting sports cards and playing all sports.

Cleland wins
KPW awards

Nora Cleland, of rural Baldwin, was among 28 Kansas women who won awards in the 2002 Kansas Press Women Communications Contest in Topeka May 3.

She placed first in the Continuing Coverage of Unfolding News Category with her stories on the Lawrence Farmers Cooperative bankruptcy and an honorable mention for one of the bankruptcy stories in the category, Publication for General or Specialized


She also received a second place award on the Pine Farms' turf grass business in the category for Feature Story Publication for General or Specialized Circulation. She netted a third place for a story on genetic engineering in the category for Special

Articles on Agriculture.

All of the stories were published in Farm Talk of Parsons except the one bankruptcy story which appeared in Grass and Grain of Manhattan.

Fifty first-place entries in the KPW competition have been entered in the National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest. The winners will be

announced in September.

Clearfield UM Church
to have sale, pancake feed

The Clearfield United Methodist Church is having a Pancake Breakfast and 25-plus family garage sale from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday to benefit youth camping and mission trip activities. Clearfield is located 4 miles north of U.S. Highway 56 on County Road 1061. For more information contact (785) 883-2701.

FSCC scholarships
awarded locally

Leslie Huffman, a 2002 graduate of Baldwin High School, will receive the Robert Hill Scholarship for the 2002-2003 school year at Fort Scott Community College, Fort Scott.

Jordan Ulrich, a 2002 graduate of Baldwin High School, will receive the Danny and Willa Ellis Scholarship for the 2002- 2003 school year at Fort Scott Community College, Fort Scott.

Both students were selected through a committee-review application process to receive the scholarships for the upcoming school year.

Gospel Nights set
for Wellsville

Gospel Nights will be held in Wellsville on the third Friday night of each month through August at Fifth and Main streets.

The Cooper Family will open the season at 7 p.m. May 17.

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