Baldwin in brief
BHS Class of '69
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.