Archive for Wednesday, October 27, 1999

News Briefing

October 27, 1999

Nominate area conservationists

Sy Nyhart, Leavenworth County Extension Agent, requests that persons wanting to nominate a farm family for their conservation work do so by Oct. 29.
Points to be considered include: use of land according to its capabilities, completeness of farm plan applied, balance of farm enterprise, quality of conservation work done and maintenance of practices, special practices unique to the farming operation.
There is also a windbreak award. Windbreaks should be a minimum of three years old.
For more information, contact the extension office at (913) 684-0476.

Women and heart disease seminar

Providence Medical Center invites women to attend a Cardiac Chat educational class from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10, in the Health Information Center of the hospital. A program, "Women and Heart Disease" will be presented by cardiologist Nalini Premsingh.

Daylight savings time

Daylight savings time begins again. Remember to set your clocks back one hour at 2 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 31.

Nazarenes plan Oct. 31 groundbreaking

The congregation of the McLouth Church of the Nazarene will have a groundbreaking ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 31 at the new building site, on Kansas Highway 16 on the eastern outskirts of the city. In addition to breaking ground for the church, the congregation will erect a sign identifying the site. Construction dates are still uncertain, a member of the church said.

Project Graduation plans shoot-out

The fourth annual Project Graduation shoot-out, will be held Nov. 27.
Eligible participants include alumni, their spouses and employees of USD 464. The eight team tournament offers a guarantee of three games. A $100 entry fee is required.
For more information about the five-on-five tournament, call Phil Jeannin at 845-2693.

Volunteers' annual craft fair to be Nov. 6

The Tonganoxie school volunteers will host their annual craft fair and flea market from 9 a.m. 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds, 405 W. Fourth St., Tonganoxie. There is free admission and parking. Drawings will be held throughout the day.

Fair board will meet

The Leavenworth County Fair Association will have its annual meeting 8 p.m. Nov. 15, at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.

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