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The Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel (BCARSP) met on Monday, Sept. 9, at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha. President Betty Robison welcomed the group and led in the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. The blessing for the meal and meeting was given by Gil Bunning. Approxima…

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The Willis All-Stars held the monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 13 at the Horton Christian Church. Roll call of “What is your favorite thing about school?” was answered by 16 members, there were also two leaders and 9 guests present. Chloe Rice led the Pledge of Allegiance.

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The Willis All-Stars 4-H Club members met at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 at the Hickory Point in Horton. Meeting was the first held in months due to Covid 19 community health concerns.

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When you look into the mirror, what do you see? How do you feel about yourself? Do you have a good self-image or a bad one? How about your self-esteem? How you see yourself will have an impact on your life in Christ; if you don’t like who you are for any reason you will not believe for anyth…

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We would like to thank all who remembered our 60th wedding anniversary. The flowers, gifts and many, many cards were deeply appreciated. We will never forget your kindness on our special day. God’s blessings to each of you.

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The regular meeting of the Zion Lutheran LWML was at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8. President Lela Middendorf called the meeting to order with 6 members present.

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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their September meeting Sunday, Sept. 13. They met at the Fairview Park. There were 19 members and 17 parents in attendance. The meeting was called to order by acting President, Jake Reiger. Roll Call was done by Secretary, Avery Baumgartner. Roll call wa…

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The Mt. Zion Rustlers 4-H Club was called to order by Allison Arment at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16 at the Carwell Building. Quinn Leahy and Nola Boswell lead the club in the flag salute and 4-H pledge. The roll call question was “what is your favorite outdoor activity”? Eighteen members an…

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Your many acts of kindness and sympathy continue to be a great comfort to us in our time of sorrow. To the family and many friends of the late Leo Kruse, we wish to extend our sincere thanks for your many kindnesses, and for the condolences and support that we have received.

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Rodney and Judy Woodruff will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 22, 2020. They were married on Sept. 22, 1960, at White Cloud Christian Church by Rev. Sam Twombley.

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Ever seen these guys walking around in white shirts and ties all day? Maybe they have knocked on your door or said hi to you in the street. Maybe you have wondered why they each seem to have the first name of Elder.

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HAYS – A total of 706 students completed associate, bachelor’s or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University in the summer 2020 term.

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Commodities for North Brown County residents will be distributed from 9-11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at Eternal Hope Family Life Center, 424 Oregon St in Hiawatha.

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The family of Helen Hoemann would like to express their thanks to all who sent condolences in the way of memorials, flowers, cards, phone calls, visits, and most of all the prayers.

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Please join us in celebrating the 60th wedding anniversary of Roy and Janice Elliott on Sept. 11, 2020. Roy and Janice (Stoldt) Elliott were married in Sabetha, Kansas, on Sept. 11, 1960.

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The Brown County Genealogical Society has decided to cancel Santa’s Attic for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the United States on the third Friday of September each year. Though not a federal public holiday in the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day is a national observance.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary annually offer two essay contests in the fall. The Voice of Democracy (VOD) audio-essay competition for high school students, and the Patriot’s Pen essay contest for middle school students, with a new patriotic theme each year. This year’s theme for VOD…

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LAWRENCE — The names of more than 4,700 graduates from the University of Kansas this spring — representing 87 Kansas counties; 49 other states, territories, and Washington, D.C.; and 53 other countries — have been announced by the University Registrar.

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Hillis and MaryBeth Bowen will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on Sept. 3, 2020. Hillis, the son of Phil and Edna Bowen, and MaryBeth, the daughter of Ben and Mildred Nottingham, were married in Hiawatha, Kansas, at the First Baptist Church on Sept. 3, 1950.

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Whitney Korthanke, of Hiawatha, Kansas, and Eric Lott, of Horton, Kansas, are celebrating their engagement.

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In May 2020, Pittsburg State University graduated approximately 1,200 students who earned degrees in the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Education, the College of Technology, and Kelce College of Business.

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The Brown County KARSP Unit (Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel) welcomed teachers and school personnel of USD 415 and 430 to the new school year with bags of small gifts and candy.

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Laura Rush and Alex Lierz happily announce their engagement.

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A man’s heart directs his way: but the LORD DIRECTETH HIS STEPS — Proverbs 16:9

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Boy Scouts of America (BSA) CEO and President Roger C. Mosby signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on the creation of an EPA/BSA special award to be awarded as part of a new environmental educatio…

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If you read this article regularly, you may remember Assumptions, Part 1. Well here is the highly unanticipated part 2. Please know that what follows are my own opinions and do not necessarily reflect any beliefs and opinions held by FBC or its constituents.

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Pittsburg State University has released the honor rolls for the 2020 spring semester. To qualify for Dean’s Scholastic Honors, a student must complete at least 12 semester hours, receive a grade point average of 3.6000 for all credit course work that semester and have no grade lower than a B…

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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their August meeting Sunday, Aug. 9. They met at the Sabetha Aquatic Center. There were 12 members and 7 parents in attendance. The meeting was called to order by President, Walker Lowdermilk. Roll Call was done by Secretary, Avery Baumgartner. Roll call …

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Vauncille “Pooch” Barrett is being blessed with a card shower for her 89 birthday on August 16, 2020.

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Ron and Ellen Demaray are celebrating their 50th anniversary on August 8, 2020. They were married on August 8, 1970, in Rudd, Iowa.