Jennie Coffin and 40 other First State Bank and Trust treasurers went on a Smoky Mountain trip with Diamond Tours. They spent a day at Dollywood, went to the Biltmore Estate and had a guided tour of the Smoky Mountains. They attended three shows - The Miracle, Black Bear Jamboree Dinner and Show Theater and the Magic Show.
Coffin said they were gone seven days, had a wonderful group of people and came home with fond memories.
Coffin had a supper July 2 at her home. Attending were Virginia Mills' family, the Genevieve and Herb Schwinn family, Bob and Alfreda Ryan, and Coffin's family. Roughly 50 people attended.
On Wednesday, July 2, Evelyn Schwinn, Peggy Gillaspie, Emily and Luke Cole, and Kyle Schwinn went to Oskaloosa to the swimming pool to watch several of the little "kiddies" of the Schwinn family take their swimming lessons. Then they visited the cemetery.
On Thursday, Aunt Peggy Gillaspie took Luke, Emily and Kyle to Leavenworth to see "Charlotte's Web" and go out to eat.
Danny, Linda and Rick Schwinn had their annual July 4 gathering for family members at their home. Others present were Melvin and Sharon Lynn, Brenda, Jessie Garvey, Sara and Greg, all of Leavenworth, Pastor Bill and Audrea Grillon, Lizzie and Bill Jr. and Mrs. Shirley Grillon of Olathe. After the supper fireworks were enjoyed.
Luke and Emily Cole spent Wednesday, July 9, with grandparents Bill and Carol Cole.
Judy Sloan was visiting Evelyn Schwinn on Tuesday, July 8. They looked at pictures of the recent alumni meeting of the Easton Rural High School.
Don and Phyllis Fox of Leavenworth were afternoon guests of Wayne and Anabel Knapp on Sunday, July 6.
Anabel Knapp visited Sunday afternoon with neighbors Ralph and Linda Haley.
The United Methodist Church of McLouth has a new female pastor, Morgan Smith, and her husband, Andy, is pastor of Winchester Methodist Church. They were married a few weeks ago. We welcome them to the McLouth community.
Wayne, Anabel Knapp, L.J. and Gertrude and Steve Chrisman attended the fireworks July 4 at McLouth. They were enjoyable.
Austin Knapp, grandson of Wayne and Anabel Knapp, is attending Bible school every Wednesday evening through July. He then stays all night with his grandparents.