Archive for Thursday, September 28, 2006

Baldwin Briefs

September 28, 2006

McTeacher's Night to
be at McDonald's
Baldwin Junior High School will host McTeacher's Night from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at McDonald's in Baldwin City.
The school will receive a portion of the money raised during the participation of staff members and parents.

Theft, damage at
Midland investigated
The Franklin County Sheriff's department is investigating theft and vandalism at the Midland Railway's location at Norwood sometime last week. Thieves took $5,285 worth of items and caused another $1,400 in damage, said Undersheriff Steve Lunger.
Tim DeMott, head of security for Midland, reported the theft and damage to the sheriff's office on Saturday. Lunger said it occurred sometime between Sept. 20 and Saturday.
Items taken included a generator, tools, padlocks, log chains, batteries, extension cord and several railroad tools. Windows and a brake assembly were damaged. The railroad cars that were damaged were at Norwood, located half way between Baldwin and Ottawa in the 2800 block of Stafford Road, which is just into Franklin County.

Men of Lighthouse
to serve breakfast
The men of Lighthouse Baptist Temple will serve breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Community men are welcome to attend.

Lions Club to
have meeting
The Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Vintage Park Center.

Diabetes meeting
is scheduled
A meeting for those interested in forming a local diabetes support group is scheduled at 7 p.m. Monday at the Baldwin City Public Library.
The support group will provide encouragement to those dealing with diabetes. Contact Marcia Treat, 594-6460 for more information.

ABW Association
gathers for meeting
The Marais des Cygnes Network of the American Business Women's Association will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Frontier Farm Credit, near Baldwin Junction.
Members are $5, guests $7 and OU and Baker students are free. Contact Susan Baker, (785) 423-4587 for more information.

Pioneer 4-H Club
reports minutes
The Pioneer 4-H Club meeting was called to order by Mark Jehle, president. Roll call was answered by favorite song and artist.
Quentin Capra presented the treasurer's report. Kayla Blevins submitted articles to newspapers. Record books were due Sept. 25. Larry Wilson announced scholarships for seniors. The meeting was adjourned.

Baldwin library
lists open hours
The Baldwin City Public Library is open Monday 9-9; Tuesday 9-5; Wednesday 9-9; Thursday 9-5; Friday 9-5; Saturday 9-12. The library can be contacted at 594-3411.

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