Archive for Thursday, August 4, 2005

Baldwin briefs

August 4, 2005

Lighthouse Temple

to have guest speaker

Nick Haddad will share his experiences as a missionary to Lebanon at 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning at Lighthouse Baptist Temple.

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.

USD 348 Board meetings

to meet at 7 p.m.

The USD 348 Board of Education will begin meeting at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month. The board was meeting at 7:30 p.m. during the summer.

The meeting place will change each meeting and the board will begin the school year meeting at 7 p.m. at Baldwin High School Monday.

Bible study for

women scheduled

The women of Lighthouse Baptist Temple have a Bible study at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the church. Community women are welcome to attend.

BBB warns of

work at home ads

The Better Business Bureau warns of free money ads, free government loans or work at home ads. They are usually too good to be true and will cost you money. Check with the BBB at (785) 232-0454 or before answering this type of ad.

BBB suggests using

local roofing companies

Hail storms always bring not so reputable roofing people. The Better Business Bureau suggests checking with them before hiring any roofing company. Contact them at (785) 232-0454 or

Pick up pictures

at Signal office

Pictures that were left at the Signal office for engagements, weddings and births should be picked up. The office is open 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The 150th celebration

Draws 79 descendants

The Averill -- Butel -- Butell -- Jardon family reunion was held July 17 at the Annunciation Catholic Church, Baldwin City. Seventy-nine direct descendants from families that came to this area between 1855 and 1858 attended the 150th celebration

Those attending from out of town were Gayla Syphus, Las Vegas, Nev.; Sharon Petty, Pahrump, Nev.; Steve Hambrick, Arlington, Texas; Joan Hambrick, Oklahoma City, Okla.; George and Shirley McClintok, Platte City, Mo.; Kent, Marti and Kody Kalb and Amanda Andrews, Florissant, Colo.; Karla Jardon, San Clemente, Calif.; Don Jardon, Alma, Nev.; Anastasia, Eva and Lucy Muenks, California, Mo; Bernadettee and Alicia Butel and Mike Dulle, Jefferson City, Mo.; Amy Jardon, Melinda and Lauralee Rose Thatch, Ames, Iowa; Annette and Charles Davis and Hali Musslin, Independence, Mo.; Ernie and Clara Butell and Jim and Barbara Butell, Lawrence; Marilyn Sawin, Steve Teter, Derek Fletcher, friend Justin and Susan Geiss, Ottawa; Kenneth and Kathleen Butel, Larry and Delores Averill, Wellsville; Anthony and Annette Butel, Paola; Larry, Bonnie, Brock and Gabe Butel, Overbrook; David and Martha Oberrieder, Topeka; Cheryl Haines, Olathe; Bill and Nancy Anton, Santana; Katie and Troy Bach, Manhattan.

Attending from Baldwin City were Carl, Susan and Bryan Butell; Floyd and Peggy Ford; Bill and Deneese Jardon; Doyle, Becky, Megan and Emily Jardon; Delores Jardon; Pat Jardon; Marvin, Norma and Kathy Jardon; Harold and Wincel Jehle; Bud and Shirley Jardon; John Jardon; G. Robert Butell; John and Anne Jackson; Dorthea Jackson and Bonnie and Ava Huntoon.

Families shared information and pictures followed by a buffet meal. A short business meeting was held with Carl Butell being re-elected president. The date of July 16, 2006, was selected for the next reunion.

Constant Butell and Celestin Jardon, having married sisters came to this area in the fall of 1855 and Xavier Jardon, a brother of Celestin, arrived in 1858. Paschal Averill and others arrived about the same time.

Registration is topic

of day care meeting

Information will be provided on registration and licensing of family day care homes at a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine, Suite B. Child care will not be provided. For information call (785) 843-3060.

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