Jan and Orie Nelson of Springdale had their daughter Camille Sumerik and children, Cody and Jennifer from Ormond Beach, Fla., as guests from Oct. 26 to Oct. 30. They saw lots of pretty trees and took a lot of pictures. They were out of school for parent-teacher conferences. They also had a birthday party in Leavenworth for Jan on Oct. 29.
On Oct. 27, Helen Bates of Rose Hill and Myrtice Fuqua of Hesston, came to all of the family sisters and brothers. They stayed all night with Marcus and Oona Woodhead on Oct. 27. They had supper with Thelma Farris Saturday evening Oct. 28. They all attended United Methodist Church on Oct. 29 with Marlin and Peggy Woodhead. They had at dinner at the Harvest House in McLouth after church. They went to Marcus and Oona Woodhead's home and had dessert. They all had their Christmas gift exchange and did lots of visiting. They had supper with Wayne and Anabel Knapp and were guests all night. They returned home Oct. 30.
Beth Hecht of Springdale, who is a 4-H extension agent of Leavenworth County, attended the National Association of 4-H Extension Agents. She flew to Milwaukee Oct. 21 and arrived home Oct. 26. A total of 3,000 agents attended the event.
The farmers are enjoying some nice sunny weather as they are harvesting soybeans.
Judy Zule and her mother Linda Schwinn celebrated birthdays Oct. 29 and Nov. 1.
Visiting their great-grandma Schwinn on Halloween were Eli, Emma and Wyatt Schwinn and their parents, Brennen and Baylee Wolfe, and their mother, Becky, Kennedy Coffin and mother Abby, and Amber and Isabella Gillaspie and their parents. They brought real joy to their great-grandma and looked so cute saying, "trick or treat."