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Bethany College, in Lindsborg, Kanas has named 274 students to the Academic Dean’s Honor Roll for Fall 2019. Students must be enrolled full-time with a semester grade point average of at least 3.50, to qualify.

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The Fairview High School (FHS) Scholarship Fund has made available five scholarships for the 2020 year. Four awards are $1,000 awards and one is a $500 award. Applications have been distributed to local high schools; however, the scholarships are available to individuals who have completed h…

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Dec. 10 meeting of Sorosis met at the home of Marilyn Sommers with Connie Bent and members of the Social Committee assisting as hostesses. Following opening comments by President Sharon Mayhew, the minutes were read, attendance was taken with 16 members present, the treasurer’s report, and C…

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The December meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H Club was called to order at 5 p.m. on Dec. 8 by President Carolyn Schuetz. Flag salute and 4-H pledge led by Boomer Ross. There were 16 members answering roll call, “Who’s your favorite teacher?”

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Washburn University is pleased to announce the students in its fall 2019 graduating class. More than 400 students completed their courses for associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees.

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Doane University in Crete, Neb., has 261 students who have been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2019 semester. Students must achieve a minimum 3.7 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and hold 12 graded hours to qualify for this academic distinction.

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Zion United Methodist Women met at noon on Dec. 5 at Vintage Park. After a delicious covered dish lunch, President Hazel Steely welcomed six members and one guest by reading a daily devotion from the “Upper Room.”

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Hiawatha Music Club met Tuesday, Dec. 10 at the Powhattan United Methodist Church with Cindy Barnes, Carla Wenger and Nita Zeit serving as hostesses for the evening. President Val Tollefson conducted the business meeting before turning the program over to Kim Nolte, program coordinator for t…

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The regular meeting of the Zion Lutheran LWML was at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10. President Lela Middendorf called the meeting to order with four members present. Lela opened the meeting with devotions entitled “Sweet Season.”

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Hiawatha American Legion Post 66 has for years gathered and transported items to the Veterans Hospital located in Leavenworth.

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Church of the Lord Jesus Christ (CLJC) invites everyone to take time out of the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparations to enjoy one hour of inspirational music at a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24 at the church, 120l Central in Horton.

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Sydney Campbell of Robinson, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Campbell was initiated at The University of Kansas.

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The following people recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

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The Mount Zion Rustlers meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the Carwell Building. The meeting was called to order by club president Allison Armet. Lainey Lock and Henley Shoemaker led the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H pledge. The role call question was ‘’What is one state …

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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their December meeting Sunday, December 8th. They met at the Fairview Community Building. There were 19 members and 14 parents in attendance. The meeting was called to order by President, Walker Lowdermilk. Roll Call was done by Secretary, Avery Baumgartn…

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Many friends and family gathered on Saturday to wish Mary Helen Bodenhausen a happy 90th birthday. A delicious lunch was served with cake to follow. Her birthday was actually on Sunday the 8th. She was able to visit with a few classmates who were able to attend. Happy Birthday, Mary Helen!

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Chapter HU, PEO met Friday, Dec. 6 at Paula Starr’s beautifully decorated home.

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Kimberly Brown, daughter of Doris Shopteese, was selected for the American Indian College Fund 2019-2020 Full Circle Scholarship- Reboot Representation Computer Science Student Success Program for Native American Women.

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The Gray Lady Volunteer quarterly luncheon was held Nov. 21, in the Hospital Conference Room. Hostesses were Janet Rhoton and Rosemary Schooler. They had decorated the tables in a Thanksgiving theme and they were beautiful. Chairman Janice Elliott greeted everyone present and offered prayer.…

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Seven members and guest Joyce Brockhoff met at Vintage Park at 2 p.m. on Nov. 6. Hazel Steely, president, welcomed all present and gave a reading “The Joy of Giving.” All read the Purpose together. Joys and concerns were listed with Pastor Darlene Sheffer giving prayer. The minutes and treas…

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On Saturday, Nov. 16, the Nemaha County Democrats gathered for their last meeting of the year; they will reconvene on their regular schedule of the third Saturday of the month on Jan. 18. Meetings are held at the annex of the Seneca Public Library at 10 a.m..

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The Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel met on Monday, Nov. 11, at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha. Carol Bunning played, God Bless America on keyboard, while all sang along in honor of Veteran’s Day. President Betty Robison led all in the Pledge of Allegiance, and a blessi…

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Horton’s annual Festival of Lights Christmas Luminarias, set for 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1, is sponsored by the South Brown County Ministerial Association (SBCMA).

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We send our most sincere thanks for your kind expressions of sympathy in our recent loss. We deeply appreciate your thoughtfulness, and your kindness will always be remembered.

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Chapter HU PEO met Friday, Nov. 8 in the meeting room of Farm Credit Office.

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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their November meeting Sunday, Nov. 10. They met at the Fairview Community Building. There were 19 members and 20 parents in attendance. The meeting was called to order by President, Walker Lowdermilk. Roll Call was done by Secretary, Avery Baumgartner. R…

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The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the home of Mary J. Fleming, Seneca, with Betty Gleason, Seneca, and Mary J. Fleming as hostesses. President Betty Gleason, welcomed members, guest speaker Sandy Bartkoski, Seneca, and “Bo Raven,” …

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The Oct. 17, Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Nancy Prawl, with seven members and guests present.