Archive for Thursday, October 6, 2005

Baldwin Briefs

October 6, 2005

Parade forms are

due immediately

Anyone planning to participate in the Maple Leaf Parade must turn in the parade form immediately. Call Lloyd or Joy Lam, 594-3629, to get signed up.

Legion Auxiliary

to sell pies

The American Legion Auxiliary will be selling pies at the Maple Leaf Festival. Donations of pies would be very much appreciated. Proceeds benefit Veterans and help support Girls State. Pies can be brought to the Legion Hall on Friday, Oct. 14, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Historical society

hosts potluck supper

The Santa Fe Trail Historical Society will host a potluck supper at 5 p.m. Sunday at Black Jack cabin. Bring eating utensils and a side dish. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Lighthouse ladies

to have Bible study

The Lighthouse Baptist Temple ladies' Bible study will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at the church. All community ladies are welcome to attend.

Book TALK to review

"The Ghost Walker"

Baldwin City Friends of the Library will host a discussion of "The Ghost Walker" by Margaret Coel, as the second in the series of "Native American Mysteries" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at the library.

The programs are free and books may be checked out at the library. The Kansas Humanities Council's Resource Center furnishes the books and discussion leaders.

The third and last book in the series will be "Dreadful Water Shows Up" by Hartley Goodweather, aka Thomas King. For more information, call the library at 594-3411.

Class of 1985

to have reunion

The Baldwin High School Class of 1985 will have a class reunion at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at The Lodge. Upper and under classmates are invited.

If anyone has information on the following missing classmates, please contact Sherri Zerr at 594-3065, or Stacey Leslie at (785) 865-1616: Nicole Barnes, Michelle Brady, Shawn Grigsby, Ricky Mitchell, Joe Nelson, Duane Roggenkamp, Penny Schlup, Lisa Downey, Jamie Smith and Becky Story.

Beall named a

Commended Student

Katie M. Beall, Baldwin High School, has been named a Commended Student in the 2006 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2006 competition for awards, Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than one million students who entered the 2006 competition by taking the 2004 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

Lighthouse presents

"St. John in Exile"

Lighthouse Baptist Temple will present "St. John in Exile" at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church. The community is welcome to attend.

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 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Clearfield UM Church. Youth 6th through 12th grade are invited.

Gospel meeting set

at Vinland church

The Vinland Church of Christ, 1702 N. 700 Rd, across from the Vinland Airport, will present gospel meetings Oct. 9-13. The speaker will be Darrick Shepherd from Baldwin City.

The theme is "The Church Jesus Built." The times for services are Sunday Bible Class 10 a.m., Morning Worship 10:55 a.m., Sunday evening 6 p.m. and Monday through Thursday 7 p.m. each night. For more information call (785) 594-3648.

Ives and Clearfield

to share potatoes

The Ives Chapel and Clearfield United Methodist Churches will have potatoes to share with deserving families at no cost.

The potatoes will be available to be picked up at Ives Chapel from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, and from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. To receive potatoes, call before October 20 at 594-6555 and leave name, address, phone number and how many pounds are needed.

"Thanks Giving Potato Drop" is sponsored locally by the Trails United Methodist Men from Ives Chapel and Clearfield United Methodist Churches through United Methodist Men's groups in Kansas East Conference.

GCCC Meats Judging

team competes

The Garden City Community College Meats Judging Team competed in the 18th annual Beef Empire Days Intercollegiate Meats Contest Oct. 2 at the Tyson Fresh Meats plant near Holcomb.

Each competitor graded beef and defended their decision. They also worked with beef selections and pricing for individual and team awards. Casey Coates, Baldwin City, was a member of the Meats Team.

S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club

reports meeting

Garland Miller, president, called the September meeting of the S.H.A.F.F. 4-H Club to order. Roll Call was answered by naming a U.S. president.

The minutes were read and approved. The treasurer's report and reporter's report were presented. Diane Wingert presented the community leader's report. Denise Lowe reported on the banner the club exhibited at the fair receiving the Reserve Champion award and reported on the recipe books that were ordered.

Sara Yardley spoke about 4-H month and the club talked about the upcoming Wellsville Day Parade. Election of officers was discussed. The meeting was adjourned. The Reese family served refreshments.

Palmyra 4-H Club

has meeting

Wesley Callahan, president, led the monthly Palmyra 4-H Club at Ives Chapel.

Jaimie Goff, secretary read the minutes. Emily Krysztof presented the treasurer's report. Jennifer Goff gave the reporter's report. The club is donating $50 to the Katrina Hurricane Fund.

Club members helped with the Farm Tour Oct. 1-2. All members were encouraged to attend services at Ives Chapel during National 4-H Week, Oct. 2-8. The club sang "Boom-Chicka-Boom."

The meeting was closed with the pledge and motto. The next meeting was at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ives Chapel Church.

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