Archive for Thursday, May 6, 2004

Baldwin in brief

May 6, 2004

BHS Class of '69

plans reunion


The Baldwin High School Class of 1969 will have its 35th year reunion Saturday at the Lodge, 502 Ames, Baldwin City, from 7 p.m. to midnight. Former classmates and teachers are welcome to attend.

Library announces

Spring Plant Sale

Friends of the Library will have its Spring Plant Sale Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. to noon on the front lawn of the Baldwin City Library.

Open house set

for birthday

There will be an open house to celebrate Pat Gilges' 80th birthday from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Worden United Methodist Church. It will be hosted by her children and grandchildren. The family requests no gifts.

Wilson participates in

annual spring gala

Chelsea Wilson, Eudora, was part of the 31st Spring Sing Gala at Harding University. The annual musical skit competition, featuring more than 750 university students, is an event of the annual Youth Forum when more than 2,000 teenagers from across the nation gather on the Searcy campus for a full schedule of events. About 12,000 guests attended the productions. Wilson is a junior majoring in General Studies.

Mutt 'n' Strutt

to benefit animals

The Lawrence Humane Society will host its ninth annual Mutt 'n' Strutt Carnival/Benefit Walk at 9 a.m. on Saturday at Sunflower Elementary School, 2621 Inverness. At 10 a.m., a benefit walk for dogs and their owners will take place. Pledge forms are available at the Humane Society office or just bring pledges to the event. All proceeds will benefit abandoned and abused animals of Douglas County. For additional information, contact the Lawrence Humane Society at (785) 843-6835.

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.

Clearfield--Ives youth

schedule meeting

The Clearfield-Ives Chapel United Methodist Youth group will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Clearfield UM Church. Youth sixth through 12th grade are invited.


services set

Baldwin High School Baccalaureate Services will be Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Baldwin Junior High School auditorium.

Spring Beef Show

hosts 53 competitors

The 51st Annual Douglas County Spring Beef Show was April 24 at the Community Building on the fairgrounds in Lawrence. Danny Davis, Paxico, served as the official judge for 109 beef cattle.

Grand Champion Prospect Steer was a Maine Anjou, 1110 pounds, shown by Leah Bond, Overbrook. Breed Winners included Leah Bond, Overbrook -- Maine Anjou. Breed champions in the female show included Mackenzie Flory, Baldwin City -- Angus; Wesley Callahan, Baldwin City -- Limousin; Leah Bond, Overbrook -- Shorthorn; and Mindy Fox, Overbrook -- All Other Breeds. In the Bull Show, Other Breed Champions included Wesley Callahan, Baldwin City - Limousin; and Triple H Ranch, Baldwin City -- Shorthorn.

Heifer places

in spring show

"Precious Dundee Brandy," a registered Holstein summer yearling owned by Kalli Keen, Baldwin City, and Peyton Yoeman, Dover, Okla., placed first in a class of 41 heifers at the New York State Spring Holstein show.

Brandy was also honorable mention junior champion. The show was April 19 in Syracuse, N.Y.

LMH invites public

to reception

The community is invited to hear about past progress and future plans for Lawrence Memorial Hospital at the hospital's annual Report to the Community and Reception from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Refreshments will be available at the hospital's atrium, followed by a program in the LMH auditorium.

Skunk Run activities

include fundraisers

Two health-oriented events will be included in the annual Skunk Run in Ottawa on Saturday, June 12. The Iron Horse five-kilometer run will start at 7:30 a.m. utilizing a portion of the Prairie Spirit Trail in Ottawa. For more information call (785) 418-1088.

The June Jaunt is sponsored by the Mid America Nutrition Program, Meals on Wheels for Coffey, Osage, Anderson, Miami and Franklin Counties. It will begin at 8 a.m. at the Country Mart store in south Ottawa and go south. For more information call (785) 242-8341 during the day or (785) 242-8609 evenings.

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