Archive for Thursday, October 28, 2004

Baldwin in brief

October 28, 2004

Ives Chapel hosts

chicken/noodle supper


The annual election night Chicken-Noodle Supper, sponsored by the Ives Chapel United Methodist Women, will be Tuesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at Fellowship Hall.

Hestia Study Club

has meeting

Hestia Study Club met at the home of Henrietta Schoepflin with Vera Brecheisen as co-hostess. Mary Chubb, president, conducted the meeting. Roll call was answered with favorite way to travel. Minutes and treasurer's report were given. Mary Swan presented "Canada by Rail" for the program.

Float winners


Winners of the float competition at the Maple Leaf Festival were announced. Winning first place and receiving $200 was Baldwin Brownie Troop 610; second place, receiving $150, was Baldwin's Rainbow Experience Preschool; third place, receiving $100, was the Lingner Family and fourth place, receiving $50, was the Clinton Eagles 4-H Club.

Pre-general election

reports available

Candidates running for state and county offices filed their pre-general election campaign report Oct. 25. These reports are a matter of public record and can be viewed at the County Election Officer's office during regular business hours.

Book TALK features

'The Awakening'

Discussion of "The Awakening," written by Kate Chopin, will be Thursday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin Public Library. Books are available at the Baldwin Library. Kim Stanley will lead the discussion. Stanley is the Chair of the English Department at McPherson College, where she was named Professor of the Year in 1992 and 1997. Stanley received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Texas at Austin. The community is invited to the discussion and comparison of literature in 1899 and 2000. This will be the last of the fall series of Book TALKs sponsored by Friends of the Baldwin Library and the Kansas Humanities Council.

Rothwell promoted

to Cadet Private

Alex Rothwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Rothwell, Baldwin City, is a freshman at St. John's Military School, Salina. He has been promoted to the rank of Cadet Private and is authorized to wear the proper insignia. St. John's Military School was founded in Salina in 1887 providing quality education for young men grades seven through 12.


reunion reported

The 19th annual Newland-Rockhold reunion was held in Baldwin City Oct. 10. Seventy-two descendents of Isaac Henry and Mary Rockhold Newland were in attendance. They came from Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Iowa, Texas, California and Arkansas. The next reunion will be held on the first Saturday of Oct. 2005.

Those in attendance were: Dr. and Mrs. Gayle Cook, Osage City; Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lucas, Scott and Amanda, Pratt; Casey Coates, Garden City; Lanaya Coates, Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Coates, Trenton Bergiglia, Emporia; Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Habeger, Topeka; Mr. and Mrs. Dick Michael, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Newland, Megan, Maria and Maria's daughter, Kelsey, Wellsville; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gilliland, Lawrence, Pam Bone and Louisa Neria, KC, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Flarity, Brittany and Tough Manning and April Miller, Lawrence; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Newland, Mr. and Mrs. Lyndon Newland, KC area and Don Newland, Moulton, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Jay Newland, Mound City; Mr. and Mrs. Keith Rockhold, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williams, Michael and Christopher, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Coates, Britten and Riley, Ottawa; Dotty Newland, Andrew Coates, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Reynolds, Thelma Randel and Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Geo Goff, Jr., Jennifer and Jaimie, Pat Roberts and Charlene Coates, Baldwin City.

The two families from the longest distance were Rev. and Mrs. Floyd Couch, Paris, Texas, and Mr. and Mrs. James Earle Newland, Jr., Corona, California.

The group leader, Norma Sconce, was unable to attend as she and her son, Scott, went to Arlington, Texas, to welcome a new granddaughter, Hannah Leigh Fleming, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Fleming, Arlington, Texas, born Oct. 9, 2004.

Area resident to

represent Kansas

Ashley Cooper, Baldwin City, has been selected to represent the State of Kansas in the 2005 Miss Rodeo America Pageant to be held in Las Vegas, Nev., Nov. 28 to Dec. 4. Cooper, 22, will be among 26 state title holders competing for this year's crown at the 50th annual pageant. Prizes include a $10,000 college scholarship, western apparel and products totaling $70,000. As an ambassador for professional rodeo, she would travel throughout the U.S. attending close to 100 rodeo performances and logging thousands of travel miles during her reign as Miss Rodeo America.

Worden UMC to

have Light Night

Everyone is welcome to attend Light Night 2004, Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Marion Springs Elementary School. Sponsored by the Worden United Methodist Church Jr. High Fellowship, there will be costumes, food, games, candy, prizes and fellowship. Cost is $1.

Free film showing

in Owens AV room

Baker University student Kelly Dawar will present the Hindi film "Koi..Mil Gaya"(I found somebody.) The free showing will be Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in Owens AV room. The film was the first science fiction film in the Hindi language. It is the story of a mentally challenged boy who is the son of a scientist. The father died and the boy finds a machine that his father built to communicate with intelligent life in outer space. Unexplained events begin to occur and people wondered if the boy made contact. The film was winner of the 2004 Silver Lotus Award for Best Special Effects. The public is welcome to attend.

Annual family

hayride scheduled

Lighthouse Baptist Temple will host a hayride at 5 p.m. Saturday. There will be a moonwalk, bon fire and lots of food. Call 594-4101 for more information.

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