Archive for Thursday, November 3, 2005

Baldwin Briefs

November 3, 2005

Eighth grade chorus

presents musical

The Baldwin Junior High School eighth grade chorus will perform the musical "Everything's Groovy" at 7 p.m. Friday at BJHS auditorium.

The program is directed by Joshua Abel, vocal music teacher. The community is welcome to attend. Admission is free.

St. John's to have

annual meeting

The annual meeting of the St. John's Church of Christ, one mile north of Worden, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday in Fellowship Hall.

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.

Clerk announces

informational meeting

An informational meeting presented by Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew regarding election changes will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the Baldwin City Library, Seventh and High streets.

The topic will cover the decisions that need to be made regarding the Help America Vote Act and other election reforms. Community members are encouraged to attend.

First Methodist to

offer prayer service

Healing prayer with individuals needing help and hope in their lives will be offered starting at 4:30 p.m. prior to the 5 p.m. service on the first and third Sundays of the month at Baldwin First United Methodist Church.

Worden UMC plans

Miracle Sunday

Worden United Methodist Church will conduct Miracle Sunday this week. Miracle Sunday is a celebration of church families ministry past, present, and future.

The 8:15 a.m. worship celebration will be a service of music and praise. During the Sunday school hour, will be a special celebration of the Worden UMC and the ministry on the corner. Tom Hedrick will be the speaker for the 10:30 a.m. worship celebration. Hedrick is a Baker University professor; he is the voice of the Baker Wildcats, and a son of a Methodist preacher.

In addition, Rob Lewis will share special music during the morning celebration. There will also be a fellowship dinner following the morning worship. Those attending are asked to bring a side dish or dessert; the rest of the meal will be provided. Following the dinner will be a Christmas in a Shoe Box packing party.

For more information, contact Pastor Dale Lewis at 594-3894. The Worden UMC is located 3.5 miles of the junction of U.S. Highways 56 and 59.

Events scheduled at

Lighthouse Temple

Singspiration will be Friday at Bonner Springs. Anyone interested in attending should be at the Lighthouse Temple Church at 5 p.m.

The group will eat at the Red Fortune Restaurant in Bonner Springs before Singspiration which begins at 7 p.m. at the Bible Baptist Church.

The Hockley Family Singers will entertain during morning worship Sunday. Everyone is welcome to attend both events.

Dinner scheduled

for Veterans Day

American Legion Lloyd Beaton Post No. 228 and Auxiliary 228 will host a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at the American Legion Hall, 803 High St.

All Veterans and their families are welcome to attend.

GCCC meat judging

takes third place

Garden County Community College's Meat Judging team took third place at the recent American Royal contest in Emporia. Team members included Casey Coates, Baldwin City.

DCCS to conduct

public forum

Douglas County Senior Services, Inc. will conduct a public forum at 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vermont St.

DCSS board members and staff are seeking input from the community regarding current and future programs. Written comments may be mailed to Executive Director, DCSS, 745 Vermont St., Lawrence, KS 66044. Future forums are being planned for Baldwin, Eudora and Lecompton.

Hestia Club reports

two meetings

Hestia Study Club, a member of the second district GFWC of Kansas, opened its new year in September at the home of Laura Lauridsen with an Italian supper served by Mary Swan, Loretta Robson and Anita Neuenswander.

The club's program theme is "Knowledge... Informs, Enables, Empowers." Lauridsen and Neuenswander presented the program, "Marking Your Knowledge" by making bookmarks.

The October meeting was at the home of Neuenswander with Connie Neuenswander assisting. Vera Brecheisen and Mary Jane Chubb gave the program on nutrition.

KJLS features

local exhibitors

The 73rd Kansas Junior Livestock Show held in Wichita in September featured 657 youth from 90 counties showing 1,211 head of livestock. Local participants were: Aaron Andrew, Lawrence -- 8th in class 8, Ewe Lamb Wether Dam and 9th in class 11, Hampshire Market Lamb; Tyler Andrew, Lawrence -- 17th in class 10, Ewe Lamb Wether Dam and 7th in class 11, Hampshire Market Lamb; Christopher Brown, Baldwin City -- 13th in class 24, Crossbred Market Barrow; Simon Fangman, Lawrence -- 5th in class 5, Ewe Lamb Wether Dam; MacKenzie Flory, Baldwin City -- 2nd in class 2, Angus Breeding Heifer, 4th in class 1, Angus Market Steer, 5th in Junior Beef Showmanship, Reserve Champion Angus Breeding Heifer; Brittnay George, Baldwin City -- 10th in class 23, Crossbred Market Barrow; Casey George, Baldwin City -- 13th in class 25, Crossbred Market Barrow; Lacey Hunsinger, Lawrence -- 10th in class 26, Crossbred Market Barrow and 7th in class 5, Duroc Market Barrow; Justin Leonard, Eudora -- 11th in class 22, Crossbred Market Barrow and 6th in class 9, Hampshire Market Barrow; Andrew Madl, Wellsville -- 3rd in class 5, Ewe Lamb Wether Dam, 5th in class 9, Ewe Lamb Wether Dam and 6th in class 19, AOB Market Lamb; Grant Metsker, Lawrence -- 10th in class 20, Crossbred Market Barrow and 9th in class 29, Crossbred Market Barrow; Marla Metsker, Lawrence -- 10th in class 29, Crossbred Market Barrow and 5th in class 5, Duroc Market Barrow; Justin Narcomey, Lawrence -- 3rd in class 17, Poland China Market Barrow and 9th in class 17, Poland China Market Barrow; Paris Nottingham, Lawrence -- 3rd in class 17, Suffolk Market Lamb and 8th in class 6, Crossbred Market Lamb; Holly Swearingen, Lawrence -- 3rd in class 10, Dorset Market Lamb and 7th in class 8, Ewe Lamb Wether Dam; Morgan Trowbridge, Olathe -- 1st in class 10, Ewe Lamb Wether Dam, 5th in class 17, AOB Market Lamb, 6th in class 13, Crossbred Market Steer, 8th in class 9, Ewe Lamb Wether Dam and Champion Hampshire Market Lamb; and Luke Wempe, Lawrence -- 1st in class 6, Ewe Lamb Wether Dam, 2nd in Senior Sheep Showmanship, 3rd in class 4, Crossbred Market Lamb and 6th in class 17, AOB Market Lamb.

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