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Introducing Abner Paul Sayre, who was born at 1:27 a.m., April 7, 2014 at Citizens Medical Center in Colby. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 17 and one-half inches long. He has four brothers, Draven, 8, Malachi, 6, Titus, 4, and Judah, 22 months, to welcome him home. Parents are Michael and Shandi Sayre of Atwood. Grandparents are Dr. James and Lyn Reeves of Atwood, Ron and Linda Sayre of Shawnee and Teresa Powers of Wichita. Great-grandparents are Earl and Gleneva Higley of Atwood, Paul and Delva Powers of Wichita and Irene McDowell of Desoto.
?Introducing Joseph Paul Hanson, who was born March 11, 2014 in McCook, Neb. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 and one-half inches long. He has siblings Eddie, 11, Gus, 8, Raleigh, 6, Katherine, 4, and Andy, 2, to welcome him home. Parents are Brian and Jacque Hanson of Atwood. Grandparents are Kenny and Pauline Micek of Atwood, Peggy Thompson of Homosassa, Fla., and the late Ed Hanson of Atwood.
?Introducing Makinley Elizabeth Riener, who was born March 29, 2014 at Hays Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. Parents are Jeff and Megan Riener of Stockton. Grandpar-ents are Bill and Joan Cahoj of Atwood and Cork and Jacque Riener of Herndon. Great-grandparents are John and Virgie Burk of Atwood.
?Introducing Kinley Madison Green, who was born April 8, 2014 at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colo. She weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and was 18 and one-half inches long. Parents are Cedric and Emily Green of Parker, Colo. Grandparents are Greg and Angie Green of Atwood and Cheryl and the late Kenneth Timm of Ludell. Great-grandparents are Nadine and the late Art Rather of Atwood, Jerry and Mariana Thomas of Colby and the late Bernard Green, Robert and Geraldine Nemeth of Herndon and the late Henry and Dorothy Timm.
Orchestra to perform
?The Pride of the Prairie Orchestra will present "Movies, Mystery and Magic" at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, May 4 in the Frahm Theatre/Cultural Arts Center on the Colby Community College Campus.
Andrew Salvador will be conducting and Josiah Akers will be featured as the Magician.
Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and $3 for students or by POP Patron Ticket.
The Pride of the Prairie Orchestra is a community orchestra whose members represent communities in the greater Northwest Kansas area.
WPAA to present
season's final show
?The final performance for the Western Plains Arts Association’s 44th season will be at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 27, when Hieberts Dulcimers, Etc., will perform in the St. Francis High School Auditorium.
Eddy and Robert Hiebert, wife and husband musical duo from Abilene, will perform a variety of musical selections on varying combinations of dulcimer, guitar and auto harp sprinkled with warm vocal harmonies.
The group’s name, Hieberts Dulcimers, Etc., originates from the fact that most of their tunes feature the hammered dulcimer, an ancient instrument with many strings that are struck with two small hammers, one in each hand.
Admission to this event is with WPAA season ticket, or prices at the door are adults, $10, and students, $5.
CLIFFORD EDWARDS – ?Funeral services were set for Wednesday, April 16 at the Celebration Community Church in Hays for Clifford Duane Edwards, 80, who died April 10. Burial will be in Chardon Cemetery at 4 p.m., April 16, followed by visitation from 5 to 6 p.m., at Courts of Praise Church in Atwood.
He is survived by his wife, Neva; his children, Mark Edwards and wife, Patty, of Manhattan, Kan.; Marilyn and husband, Bruce Engel, of Hays and Cecily and husband Paul Hill, of Dover, N.J.; his sister, LoRita and husband, Ralph Hilmes, of Montrose, Colo.; brother-in-law, Paul Brown of Goodland, Kan.; 11 grandchildren, Cara and husband Lonnie Rignell, of Riley, Kan., Caleb Edwards and Mariel Edwards, both of Manhattan, Lorita and husband, Kane Davis, of Manhattan, Lee Stroup of Kansas City, Laura, Landon and Layton Stroup of Hays, Ryan Hill and wife, Jasmine, of Dover, N.J, and Olivia and Austin Hill, both of Dover; three step-grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Fort Hays State University Foundation and designated to the Department of English. The link is https://secure.fhsu.edu/foundation.
Condolences may be left for the family at http:// www.haysmemorial.com.
Hays Memorial Chapel, 1906 Pine Street in Hays was in charge of the arrangements.
Rio 2 in 3D
Friday, April 18
Saturday, April 19
3:30 p.m., FREE MOVIE
Sponsored by Atwood Chamber
God's Not Dead
Friday, April 18
Saturday & Sunday
April 19 & 20
High School & Grade School: $3.00
High School & Grade School: $4.00
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