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The Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel (BCARSP) met on Monday, Sept. 9, at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha. Two guests and 20 members enjoyed the meal that was catered by The Bake Shop in Everest.

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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their September meeting Sunday, Sept. 8. We met at the Community Building in Fairview. There were 11 members, 1 guest and 9 parents in attendance. The meeting was called to order by acting President, Megan Brockhoff. Roll Call was done by Secretary, Avery…

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The Willis All-Stars had the September meeting on Sunday the 8th at 6:30 p.m. at the Horton Christian Church. Josie Baker led the pledge and roll call was your name, age and favorite thing about 4-H. Our leader Julie Jamvold told us about upcoming activities.

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The Gray Lady Volunteer quarterly luncheon was held Aug. 22 in the Hospital Conference Room. Hostesses were Brenda Thornton and Jeanette Ward who had beautifully decorated the tables with rope covered vases containing yellow and white flowers. Chairman Janice Elliott thanked the hostesses an…

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The descendants Fred and Agnes Matthias Family will hold their annual reunion at the Larry and Etta Mae Family Pond, 263 318th Road, Horton this coming Sunday, Sept. 15.

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July meeting: The monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4H club was held July 12 at the Horton Blue Building. President Chelbi Peters called the meeting to order. Austynn Wenger led us in the pledge of allegiance and 4H pledge. Roll call was answered by “your favorite 4H project at the fa…

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June Meeting: The Mt Zion Rustlers met for their June meeting at Ag Partners in the conference room on June 9. The flag salute and 4-H pledge was led by Brenna Ward and Levi Olson. Roll call was taken by each member answering the question “What is your favorite summer activity?” After each m…

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Sept. 1, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Wade F. Reynolds, son of Paul and Jolene Reynolds of Fairview, will officially retire from the United States Navy after completing over 33 years on active duty.

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The Aug. 15 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by Vice President Charles Carr, with 10 members and guests present.

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The monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4H group was held on June 9, 2019 at the Powhattan Methodist church. Acting president Landry O’Bryan called the meeting to order. Deyvnn Wenger led the Pledge of Allegiance and 4H pledge. Roll call was “your favorite activity for summer.” It was a…

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Wayne and Beverly Albertson are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They were married on Aug. 23, 1969, at Bethany United Church of Christ, by Rev. R.T. Wentling.

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Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel (BCARSP) welcomed teachers and staffs of USD 415 and USD 430 back to school by delivering trays of homemade cookies and trays of meat and cheese to all of the schools and the board offices in both districts and to the special education off…

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Members of the Zion United Methodist Women and guests Joyce Brockhoff and Mary Lou Moore met at Vintage Park at 9 a.m. on Aug. 1. Hazel Steely, president, welcomed those in attendance. She read the “Five Finger Prayer.” All repeated the UMW Purpose. Pastor Darlene Sheffer led in prayer for t…

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The regular meeting of the Zion LWML was held Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. President Lela Middendorf called the meeting to order with eight members present.

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Shannon Santschi, Hopi Lockett, Dr. Benjamin Stone, Mark Stone, Ivy Stone and Summer Stone will be back in town for the 70th birthday celebration for their mother, Viki Stone, at the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Horton during the 10:15 a.m. service on Sunday, Aug. 25.

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The Executive Board of the Silver-Haired Legislature held its annual mid-summer issues meeting on Wednesday, July 31, in Salina, Kansas. The Board is composed of the SHL Chairpersons of the 11 PSA (Public Service Areas) districts across the state, plus officers of the overall SHL membership.…

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There is a sign-up for Cub Scouts Pack 117 for all boys and girls age kindergarten through fifth grade on Thursday, Aug. 22.

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Regular scheduling of the community-based Women’s Bible Study in downtown Hiawatha returns Aug. 21 with weekly sessions on Wednesdays at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Participants meet at the Eternal Hope Family Life Center, 424 Oregon St., Hiawatha.

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American Heritage Girls Troop KS2315 is hosting a Family Fun Night at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29 featuring this year’s program theme, the chrysalis. Girls of all ages are invited to learn along with current troop members about the chrysalis and how their lives as young, Christian women a…

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The monthly meeting of the Willis All-stars 4-H club was Aug. 4. The meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. at the Sabetha Aquatic Park by President Kailea Smith.

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Ever wondered about the connection between the mind, body, and spirit? Dr. Jessica Stone will be the guest speaker, addressing the “Mind, Body & Spirit Connection” for the first “Women in the Word” Afternoon Out at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 at Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Horton.

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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their August meeting Sunday, Aug. 5. We met at the Library Park in Sabetha. There were 14 members, one guest and 12 parents in attendance. he meeting was called to order by President, Hunter Lowdermilk. Roll Call was done by Secretary, Avery Baumgartner. …

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Clint and Leah Merkel became the parents of a baby boy, Blake Michael, on July 3, weighing 9 pounds, 2 ounces.

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The King Family Reunion business meeting was called to order by Frances King Wood on July 27 at the Eternal Hope Family Life Center in Hiawatha.

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The Hiawatha High School Class of 1984 Scholarship Fund awarded a total of $6,000 in nonrenewable $1,000 scholarships to six graduates of the HHS Class of 2019. Scholarship recipients announced in May at the Senior Awards Night. University scholarships were awarded to Elizabeth Kettler, Reag…

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Zion United Methodist Women and guest Joyce Brockhoff met at Vintage Park at 2 p.m. on July 11. Hazel Steely, president, welcomed those in attendance. All repeated the UMW Purpose. Hazel lead in prayer for those on the joy and concern list. From the Prayer Calendar Hazel read a prayer by a U…

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Several local families came out for a messy day of fun on a hot Saturday last weekend at the First Baptist Church.

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Mt. Zion Rustlers met on May 5 for their monthly meeting which was called to order by club President Mason Ward. Asher Leahy and Rainey Lock led the pledges for the group, and the roll call question “Who/What is your favorite you tuber or TV show?” was answered by all who were present.

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Sunday, June 23, 2019, the 17th biennial reunion of the descendents of Clarence and Helen Gold Schuetz was held in the Fisher Center, Hiawatha, Kansas. The six children of Larry and Mary Schuetz Adcock and their families hosted.

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More than 300 incoming Washburn University students received a freshman academic scholarship. These renewable scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and an ACT composite score of 21 or higher. Scholarship award amounts range from $500 to $5,000…

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The regular business meeting of P E.O. Chapter EE, Horton, was held on July 8th, 2019, at the Arbor Knoll Community Center. Darlene Rake served as Hostess and Glenda Torkelson was Co hostess. A Fourth of July theme graced the table of delicious dessert. Fourteen members responded to Roll Call.