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Twenty-six members and one guest met for the Brown County Kansas Association of Retired Personnel luncheon meeting Monday, Sept. 12 at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha, KS. All were welcomed by President Carol Bunning. Dixie Westervelt led the Pledge of Allegiance, and members recited the Mi…

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Members of Alpha Kappa Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, meet Aug. 29 at the Mary Cotton Library, Sabetha. The hostesses Joyce Fee, Morrill, and Barb Chadwell, Fairview, provided the refreshments. Other members present were Carol Bishop, Axtell; Mary Jane Fleming, Seneca; Car…

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Emmaleigh Baker: Leadership Poster Purple, 6-9 Month Old Does Purple, Market Goats- Super Heavy Weight Purple, JR Showmanship Purple, single stem annual Purple, thomas Purple, Goat Resin Blue, Necklace and Bracelet Blue, Quilt Blue, floral arrangement Blue, Reading Blue, Candle Red, apple tr…

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The monthly meeting of the Friends of Hospice Volunteers was held on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the Northeast KS Home Health and Hospice office in Horton. Those in attendance were Charlene Branch, Marty Mercer, Dixie Westervelt , Donna Bottom, Nancy Burns, Rosemary Schooler, Betty Robison, Angel…

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The Willis All Stars August monthly meeting was held at the Horton Aquatic park. The pledge was led by Chloe Rice. The roll call was name your favorite summer activity. 32 members were present.

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The Executive Board of the SHL (Silver-Haired Legislature) held its mid-summer issues meeting on Wednesday, July 27, in Junction City. These issues will be presented to the full membership of the SHL at their Annual Session October 4-6 in Topeka at the Capitol.

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The regularly monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H Club was held on Sunday, Aug. 7 at the Horton Pool. President Carolyn Schuetz called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H Pledge were led by Max. Roll call was “What would you like our club to do in the next year?” …

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Caleb Heiniger: Breeding Gilts Red; Rug Hook Purple; Baked Chicken Purple; Sun Tea Purple; Sugar Cookies Purple; Jello Popcorn Purple; File Books Purple; Tie Dye Shirt Blue; Tie Dye Shirt Blue; Lego Kit Blue; Dragon Egg Blue; Rustic Green Beans Blue; Soft Pretzels Blue; White Bread Blue; Har…

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The June meeting for the Fairview Willing Workers was to be held on June 12 and originally starting at 4 p.m. with club project tours. Due to the large amount of rain the club tours were cancelled, and the club met at the Fairview Park Shelter at 5:30 for the meeting, followed by a supper. P…

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The Friends of Hospice Volunteers met for their monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 27, at the NEK Home Health and Hospice office in Horton, KS. Those in attendance were Alissa Britt, Charlene Branch, Historian Dixie Westervelt, Terri Watkins, President Rosemary Schooler, Marty Mercer, Angel …

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The July 21, 2022 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Ray Thieme, with 13 members and guests present.

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The Brown County — Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel (KARSP) met Monday, July 11 at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha. Nineteen members and three guests were present. B.H. Pennel led the Flag Salute, and President Carol Bunning led the Mission Statement and Motto. Thank you’s wer…

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Across the state of Kansas, retired school personnel work in their communities to help not only the school districts but also to help their communities in various ways. Members of Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel (KARSP) are asked to keep count of the hours they spend in volunt…

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The Hiawatha Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA Troops 313 are hosting a pool party and sign-up event for all youth entering grades Kindergarten through 12th grade on Aug. 13.

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Camp Geiger will be hosting a record number of thirty Troops during its final week of Summer Camp. Ten of the Troops will composed of all girls. This is the largest number of Troops composed of girls since this option was started four years ago. Geiger has been one of the leaders in the Regi…

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The June 16, 2022 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Ray Thieme, with 7 members and guests present.

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The regular monthly meeting of Friends of Hospice Volunteers was held on Wednesday, June 22, at the Northeast Kansas Multicounty Hospice office in Horton, KS. Those in attendance were Charlene Branch, Alisa Britt, Historian Dixie Westervelt, President Rosemary Schooler, Angel Dexter, Donna B…

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Fairview Willing Workers 4-H Club met on May 8, 2022, at the Fairview Community Building. The meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. by President elect Kodi Miller. Huck Lowdermilk and Ben Geisendorf led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H Club Pledge, members then completed roll…

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The Willis All Stars June monthly meeting was held on Sunday, June 12 at the Horton Christian Church.

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The May 19, 2022 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Ray Thieme, with 16 members and guests present.

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The regularly monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H Club was held on Sunday, May 1 at the Powhattan United Methodist Church. President Carolyn Schuetz called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H Pledge were led by Carolyn and Simon. Roll call was “What is your favori…

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The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International meet May 6 at the Horton City Library. Present were Betty Gleason, Atchison; Glenda Torkelson, Carol Bunning, Horton; Ardis Huston, Lucille Pennel, Ruth Randall, Hiawatha; Carol Bishop, Axtell; Joyce Fee, Morrill; Barb Chadwe…

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Twenty members of the Brown County, Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel met Monday, May 9 at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha. Lunch was catered by Rachel Bruning of The Bake Shop in Everest. President Betty Robison welcomed all members and thanked Rosemary Schooler for table deco…

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The regularly monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H Club was held on Sunday, April 10 at the Powhattan United Methodist Church following our foods project meeting and taco dinner. President Carolyn Schuetz called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H Pledge were led b…

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The April 21, 2022 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Ray Thieme, with 9 members and guests present.

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The monthly meeting of the Willis All-Stars 4-H club was March 13. The meeting was called to order at the Christian Church at 6:30 p.m. in Horton, by president Clarissa Jamvold.

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The Willis All Stars April meeting was held April 10 at the St. Leo’s church. The pledge was led by Strider Christian. Role call was name a president, 27 members present. The club sang take me Out to the Ball game for a song. The May meeting will be held at 2 p.m. at the country club. July 7…

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Col. Bill Vonderschmidt, commander of the American Legion Post 66, presented an award to Hiawatha High School FFA chapter leaders at their banquet Thursday, April 14. Pictured, he is presenting an award to President Sidney Johansen and Vice President Allison Arment with a Certificate of Appr…

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We are writing you today to share the success of the First Annual Brown County Rabbit show, sponsored by the Brown County 4H Rabbit Club. It was held in Horton, at the Blue Building, Feb. 5. People came from far and wide to attend. We had entries from 9 different counties to show their rabbi…

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The regularly monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H Club was held on Saturday, March 5 at Hiawatha High School following County Club Day. President Carolyn Schuetz called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H Pledge were led by Jackson Heiniger. Roll call was answered…

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The Hiawatha Music Club met on Feb. 15, 2022 at Bethany United Church of Christ. President Jean Brintnall called the meeting to order. Roll call was taken with 9 active and 7 honorary members in attendance. The minutes from the November meeting were read by Secretary Belinda Estes and approv…

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The Fairview Willing Workers monthly meeting was held on March 13, 2022 at the Fairview Community Building. President Jake Reiger called the meeting to order, Huck Lowdermilk led the club by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H Pledge. Secretary Annika Reschke took roll call by aski…

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The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Saturday, April 2 at the Seneca Library. Hostesses were Carol Bishop and Mary Jane Fleming. President Betty Gleason introduced Jan Thomas from Lincoln, Nebraska who presented the program entitled “Little Free Pantries.…

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Workers monthly meeting was Feb. 13 the Fairview Community Building. President Jake Reiger called the meeting to order, Ben Geisendorf and Huck Lowdermilk led the club by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H Pledge. Secretary Joey Meyer took roll call by asking the members to answer…