Lloyd and Margaret Smelser, Allen Smelser and Jeannie Jantz traveled together to Wiggins, Colo., to visit Margaret's sister and husband, Virginia and John Jones, and other family residing in that area. Returning home through Hays, they shared Oct. 4 dinner together with Scott Smelser, son of Allen and Nancy, and Jason Smelser, son of Fred and Catherine, who are students at Fort Hays State University.
Lloyd and Margaret Smelser spent Oct. 29 in Ottawa with their daughter, Mari, and her family, Jarred and Allison, celebrating Lloyd's birthday. They also visited Lloyd's "almost" 94-year-old cousin, George Hutchinson.
The annual Veterans Day assembly will be held at 8:30 a.m. Friday in the school's Gold Gym. The public is welcome, and a special invitation to all veterans is extended. The program will feature the McLouth High School band and choir, and the Shawnee Heights Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.
The McLouth library board meeting will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Members of the community are encouraged to attend.
McLouth PTO will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the high school home economics room. Baby-sitting is provided.
A community scrapbooking fellowship will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the basement of McLouth First Baptist Church. Beginners and seasoned scrapbookers are welcome. Bring photos and share ideas. Childcare available. Regular meetings are the second Tuesday and the last Thursday evenings of every month. For information, call Sheryl Stemmons: (785) 840-4239.
American Legion Auxiliary No. 393 members will meet at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 16 to host an annual coffee for state executive boards of the Legion and the Legion Auxiliary. The meeting, held at the McLouth Community Center, will be from 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Members are reminded to bring a count of volunteer hours worked this past year; and asked to bake cookies for this event, and plenty for distribution to veterans at the Leavenworth Veterans Administration Center. At 6 p.m., we'll enjoy a Thanksgiv-ing Dinner together. Families are invited. Please bring a covered dish and table service.
United Methodist Women will meet for their noon luncheon on Nov. 17. Ruby Harwood will be hostess, devotion leader and lesson leader.
To help with Meals on Wheels in the McLouth area, call (913) 796-6411 or (913) 796-6935.
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