Archive for Wednesday, January 29, 2003

Baldwin in brief

January 29, 2003

Ives Chapel serves

Pancake Supper

Ives Chapel, 1016 Miami, will have its Annual Ground Hog Pancake Supper at 5 p.m. Sunday. The supper is sponsored by the United Methodist Men. Freewill donations will be accepted.

After Prom group

sets first meeting

The first meeting of the After Prom group will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the high school library. All parents are welcome.

Historical Society

schedules supper

The Santa Fe Historical Society Potluck Supper and Annual Meeting will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at Fellowship Hall of Baldwin First United Methodist Church. Bring a covered dish and table service for the carry-in potluck dinner. Drinks will be provided. The business meeting and election of officers and directors will follow the dinner. Richard Wellman will speak on the Restoration of Pioneer Cemetery, Baldwin City. Anyone interested in the history or activities of Historical Societies is invited.

Extension Service to

sponsor forums

The Douglas County Extension Service is sponsoring and coordinating five "Issue Forums." Trudy Rice will share some urban growth information and attendees will have a chance to share what they believe to be the top issues facing Douglas County in respect to rural-urban issues. All meetings will start at 7 p.m. and should conclude by 9 p.m. Meeting places are as follows: Feb. 3, The Lodge, Baldwin City; Feb. 4, Lecompton City Hall; Feb. 6, Eudora City Hall; Feb. 10, Marion Springs School; Feb. 20, Douglas County Extension Office. For information, call the Extension office at (785) 843-7058.

Talleur art works on

display at Baker

A reception will begin a showing of works created by the late University of Kansas professor emeritus of art, John Talleur from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday at Parmenter Hall, Baker University. The show is titled "Pish Posh and other Fooping Works by JT." The display will be in the Holt/Russell Gallery from Feb. 4 through March 7. For gallery hours or information contact Andrew Driscoll at 594-4588.

Douglas County 4-H

Club Day is Saturday

The Douglas County 4-H Club Day will be Saturday at West Junior High School, Lawrence. County 4-Her's ages 7 to 18 will compete in a variety of competitions. Events will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public is welcome to attend all events. For more information, contact Cathy Musick, 4-H Extension agent, at (785) 843-7058.

Harding University

announces Dean's List

Brandie L. Wilson, daughter of Bill and Cheryl Wilson, Eudora, has been included on the Dean's List for the fall semester at Harding University. To be eligible, a student must be enrolled for 12 or more hours and have a minimum 3.65 grade average. Wilson, a Baldwin High School graduate, is a senior majoring in management.

Wallace named

Citizen of the Week

Dustin Wallace has been selected Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Wallace, 9, is in Bill Ratliff's third grade class. His parents are Darren and Debbie and his siblings are Derek and David and his dog is Daisy. His friends include Cody, Hayley, Britton and Asher. He likes to fish, play cards, play baseball and visit Grandma.

Results reported

from livestock show

Several Baldwin City residents exhibited at the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show at Ft. Worth, Texas, Jan. 10-14. Katy Taul placed third with her spring heifer calf and fourth with her three-year-old cow in the Brown Swiss division. Nickie Taul received 12th place in the Holstein division with an unfreshened two-year-old cow. Kalli Keen placed third in the Winter Yearling class in the Holstein division with her unfreshened two-year-old cow, first in the Sr. two-year-old cow class and first in aged cow. Kalli and Bar-Lee Jet Wilma, the aged cow, also received Reserve Sr. Champion and Reserve Grand Champion awards. Quinton Keen placed second in the Sr. Yearling class of the Jersey show.

Kalli Keen received Honorable Mention in the Holstein World Jr. All American contest with her Spring Yearling Heifer, Bluebae Lucky Charm.

Palmyra 4-H Club

has meeting

The Palmyra 4-H club met at Ives Chapel. A program entitled "Teamwork" was presented by 4-H Extension agent Cathy Musick. Ramie Burkhart led songs. Registration is due by Friday for the 4-H Food Fare which is scheduled for Feb. 8. County Club Day is Saturday. The next club meeting is Feb. 5.

The Baldwin Community Arts Council, in cooperation with Baker University, has a limited number of tickets available for the Feb. 6 performance of the Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Troupe. The tickets will be distributed at no charge to students in the Baldwin School District. A few additional tickets are available to students at C.Designs Floral, 215 N. Sixth Street.

Paco Pena is a world-renowned Flamenco guitarist. The musicians and dancers add depth and quality to his performances.

Baker University Spanish instructor, Dr. Sandra Schumm, will present a pre-concert lecture presenting the tradition and origins of Flamenco at 6:45 p.m. Ticket holders are encouraged to attend as the lecture will provide information that will enhance their enjoyment of the performance, which will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Rice Auditorium on the Baker University campus at the corner of Eighth and Dearborn streets.

Nottingham wins

at American Royal

Braxton Nottingham, Lawrence, was awarded a sterling silver belt buckle for winning the high-point exhibitor in the 11-13 age group at the American Royal 4-H Horse Show in Kansas City, Mo., in November. Nottingham and his quarter horse, The True Gentleman, won first place medals in Showmanship in Halter, Hunter Under Saddle and Western Horsemanship. He also placed second in Western Pleasure and fourth in Hunt Seat Equitation. He is the son of David and Jeanne Nottingham and a freshman at Baldwin High School.

Commenting has been disabled for this item.