Archive for Wednesday, February 5, 2003

Baldwin in brief

February 5, 2003

Interviews to be held

for Girls State

The 61st Sunflower Girls State, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, will be held June 8-13 at the University of Kansas. The Baldwin Unit of American Legion Auxiliary will conduct interviews of eligible junior girls at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the American Legion Hall. For more information, call Barbara Caruthers, 594-6614.

Grammer named

Citizen of the Week

Riley Grammer has been selected Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Grammer, 8, is in Brent Baker's third grade class. His parents are Kevin and Dawn and his sibling is Cody. His pet is "Midnight." His friends include Tyler, Jeremy, Josh and Britton. He likes to watch movies, play with friends and his Playstation.

RWD No. 4 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.

Livestock Association

to have meeting

The annual Douglas County Livestock Association meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Building 21 North. Those interested in livestock are welcome to attend. Glenn Burnkow will be guest speaker. The meal will be a steak dinner. For more information, call the Extension office at (785) 843-4015.

Evansville University

announces Dean's List

University of Evansville student Casey Morford, Baldwin City, has been named to the Dean's List for outstanding academic achievement during the 2002 fall semester. He is the son of John and Laura Morford. A student must have earned a 3.5 GPA while carrying 12 or more credit hours to be on the Dean's List.

Resource Fair planned

for area families

The Douglas/Jefferson County Transition Council is sponsoring a Resource Fair for people with disabilities and their families from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at Lawrence Free State High School, 4700 Overland Dr. There will be a range of community resources represented so families can explore options and gather information to assist them in accessing services and planning for their child's future. Childcare will be available and refreshments and door prizes will be provided. For more information, contact Sheila Vander Tuig at 594-2737.

Library declares

amnesty week

The Baldwin Library will be hosting its annual "Amnesty Week" from Feb. 10-15. All late fees will be dissolved for books

and magazines.

The library has acquired many new pieces of equipment for the public's use. They are two new computers with internet access, new audio books, DVD's, and we have updated our current computers.

Also, the library has received a very generous monetary gift from the Estate of Irene Murphy.

P.E.O. sets

regular meeting

Chapter CK of P.E.O. met at the home of Nancy Brooks on Jan. 28

with Claudia Hey and Pam Hill assisting. Vice President Ruth Dickinson conducted the business meeting. The program, Caring for Our Schools, was given by Carolyn Groves.

The next meeting will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the home of Joy

Wellman.

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