Around Town

The monthly meeting of the Prairie Dell 4-H Club took place Nov. 1 at the Weir farm.  Turkey, ham, and pecan pie were some of the answers for the roll call,  “What is your favorite…

The turnout for Adopt-A-Child has been so strong, organizers have announced a second sign-up day for families in need. More than 145 children were registered by their parents on Thursday — more than all of…

“The Exiles” by Christina Baker Kline is a story of early Australia told through the lives of three women.  Pregnant by her employer’s son, Evangeline finds herself exiled to an Australian penal colony.  During the…

Shirley Liberty, guest speaker, gave her personal life testimony and shared how she entered into the ministry with her husband, Rod.  Shirley’s message, “The Promise of the Lord’s Return” was a word of encouragement with…

The LaHarpe Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary is part of a nationwide Patriotic Art Scholarship Contest. High-schoolers are eligible to compete for a combined $31,000 in scholarships. Students are asked to submit an original, two-…

Several area libraries were recently awarded grants from the Southeast Kansas Library System to help enhance their equipment and technology support. Moran Public Library received $182.24, which will be applied toward a camcorder vlogging camera.…

Jadyn Sigg, a native of Iola pursuing a degree in social work at Pittsburg State University, is collecting funds and goods to benefit the soup kitchen, Lord’s Diner, in Pittsburg.  Sigg intends to direct the…

In the leadership project, youngsters will learn how to bring out the best in themselves. They will learn about the skills it takes to be a leader such as: understanding themselves, communicating, getting along with…

MORAN — Marmaton Valley High School Kansas Association of Youth (KAY) Club students promoted Red Ribbon Week, which ended Friday. Each day started off with the Morning of Champions, which included the Cheer/Dance team, volleyball…

Howard Reiter gave the Communion Meditation on Sunday. A minister took a piece of paper and put a black dot on it. He asked people what they saw. “A black dot,” they answered. “What else?”…