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Tillie Pitner offers a 100th
birthday invitation to all
?Tillie Pitner has a twinkle in her eye and an invitation for everyone to attend her 100th birthday party from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 1, at the Good Samaritan Society.
?Introducing Elsa Jane Sattler, who was born Jan. 27. She weighed 7 pounds, 6.8 ounces and was 19 and one-half inches long. Elsa’s parents are Bennett and Kaci Sattler of Halstead. Maternal grandparents are Rex and Caren Watson of Peabody. Maternal great-grandmother is Barbara Watson of St. John. Paternal grandparents are Daniel and Karen Sattler of Scott City. Paternal great-grandmother is Janice Sattler of Atwood.
?Introducing McKenzie Kaye Confer, who was born Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long. Parents are Hannah Lark Confer and Seth Confer of Castle Rock, Colo. Grandparents are Marie Allen of Everett, Wash., Ken and Debbie Lark of Littleton, Colo., and Steve and Damian Owen of Castle Rock. Great-grandparents are Marlene Cook of Littleton, John and Solveig Lark of Loveland, Colo., and Debbie Abbett of Maryland.
?Introducing Landon David Carroll, who was born Feb. 14, 2014 at Community Hospital in McCook, Neb. He weighed 7 pounds and was 20 and one-fourth inches long. He has two sisters, Brooklyn and Camryn, to welcome him home. Parents are Jason and Shanna Carroll of Atwood. Grandparents are Tom and Kathy Carroll and Randy and Shelley Barton, all of Atwood, and James Koggie of Gem. Great-grandparents are David and Shirley Simpson of Oberlin and the late Diane Simpson and Bob and Pansy Barton of Colby.
Holste wins research award
?Joseph Holste of Ludell is one of two Kansas State University graduate students who have received statewide recognition for their research that benefits Kansas.
Holste, a doctoral student in civil engineering, was named a winner at the 11th annual Capitol Graduate Research Summit Feb. 13. Holste received a $500 scholarship from the university's graduate school.
Holste is the son of Curtis and Cathy Holste of Ludell.
Clark graduates from MATC
?Collin Clark of Atwood was among graduates of Manhattan Area Technical College honored at Dec. 19 commencement exercises. The commencement was held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan.
Clark graduated from MATC in the area of electric power and distribution.
In addition, he was inducted into the National Technical Honor Society.
A 2012 graduate of Rawlins County High School, Clark is the son of Brian and Mary Clark of Ludell.
WPAA to present
Sons of the Pioneers
?Oakley will host the Western Plains Arts Association show featuring Sons of the Pioneers at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 1. The performance will be held in the Oakley High School Auditorium.
The group will also present an educational workshop prior to the show at 4:30 p.m in the high school vocal room.
Admission to this Western Plains Arts Association program is with season ticket, or at the door, adults, $20, and students, $10. Those individuals wishing to attend the 4:30 p.m. workshop should contact Shane Stephenson at the Oakley High School, 785-671-3241.
Cheylin High School captures
2nd in WKLL scholarship testing
??Cheylin High School has placed second overall in Western Kansas Liberty League scholarship testing.
Eleven schools are issued the same tests in November in the categories of mathematics, reading, social studies, science and written. The top four students from each class are invited to participate.The results are sent to each school in January.
The senior class members, Walker Janicke, Connor Hazuka, Ty Carmichael and Shayla Hubbard, received 3rd place for the senior division. In individual scoring, Walker placed 1st in science.
The junior class members, Jacob Brubaker, Mary Anne Orten, Shawn Pochop and Allie Frisbie, received 2nd place for the junior division. In individual scoring, Jacob placed 2nd in social studies, math and reading and 4th in science. He placed 3rd overall. Mary Anne placed 4th in social studies.
The sophomore class members, Elizabeth Keltz, Devon Janicke, Reece Leonard and Ivan Kemp, received 4th place for the sophomore division. In individual scoring, Elizabeth placed 2nd in math.
Freshmen Bergan Bock, C.J Antholz, Tommy Frisbie and Haleigh Rucker received 4th place for the freshman division. In individual scoring, Bergan placed 4th in reading and science.
FRANCIS COX – ?Private family services will take place at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery in WaKeeney for former Herndon resident Francis "Frank" Cox, Jr., 83, of Quinter, who died Feb. 21 at Gove County Medical Center, Long Term Care.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Francis Cox, Jr. Memorial Fund and may be sent in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, 336 North 12th, WaKeeney, KS 67672.
The Lego Movie in 3D
Thursday, Friday & Saturday
Feb. 27, 28 & March 1
The Monuments Men
Friday & Saturday
Feb. 28 & March 1
Sunday, March 2
High School & Grade School: $3.00
High School & Grade School: $4.00
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