August 1, 2018
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McLouth Middle School will celebrate its eighth-grade graduation this week. The event will start at 8 p.m. Friday at Stan Braksick Sport Complex. A traditional ceremony is planned, but subject to change dependent upon any new information or guidelines that may be declared.
Enjoy the ride of your life on the Threshers Lair Haunted Hayride this month at the McLouth Threshing Bee Grounds. Spooky rides will be offered 7:45-11 p.m. Saturday and 7:45-11 p.m. Oct. 26. Cost: $10 per person for adults and youths 7 and older; $5 for children ages 6 and younger.
McLouth Happenings: Schools sponsor senior citizens luncheon; 'Laughing Lunch' is Oct. 17 in Tonganoxie
McLouth Elementary Student Council, sponsored by MES counselor Vicki Feuerborn, organized and hosted the Fall Senior Citizen Luncheon on Oct. 3. Approximately 25 guests attended. McLouth High School students, under the direction of MHS vocational educational Marry Curry, made and served a delicious meal. Entertainment was provided by the jazz band and director Tristan Bartley. It was a great event.
Stanwood Friends Church Homecoming Weekend will celebrate 136 years of worship and fellowship this weekend. Movie night and snacks will start at 6 p.m. Saturday. Sunday School is at 10 a.m. Sunday, with a worship service at 11 a.m. with a time for memories, special music and stories, followed by a potluck dinner at the church, 6197 259th St., Tonganoxie, between Tonganoxie and McLouth.
Culpepper & Merriweather Circus is coming this week to the McLouth Threshing Bee Grounds There will be two performances of 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Mark your calendars. The circus is coming Sept. 5 to McLouth. More details next week.
Don’t miss Old Settlers Festival, which runs Thursday through Saturday in Oskaloosa. This year’s theme is “Celebrating a New Generation of Old Settlers.” Lots of events and fun for all ages starting at 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday evenings beginning at 5 p.m., along with events all day and evening Saturday. There will be a carnival and live music every evening. The Old Settlers Parade will start at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
Descendants of George and Grace Tarr will gather for a covered dish this weekend. The meal and reunion will start at noon at the McLouth Community Center. Please bring food to share, your photo albums and memories and your table service.
McLouth Happenings: Holy Week; Laughing Lunch; Milestone birthday party; Vacation Bible School registration
Five McLouth community churches invite you to attend Holy Week Services during the week leading up to Easter.
Participants may start setting up and decorating trees Friday in McLouth’s Downtown City Park for the Ninth Annual Festival of Trees. Setup, decorating and removal will be the responsibility of the tree owner. Party and Tree Lighting Festivities will be 4-6 p.m. Dec. 1.
Enjoy the ride of your life on the Threshers Lair Haunted Hayride the next two weekends at the McLouth Threshing Bee Grounds. The hayrides will run 7:45-11 p.m. Saturday and again during the same time Oct. 27.
McLouth Happenings: Honoring first responders; remembering 9-11; Threshing Bee around corner; yard sales
McLouth United Methodist Church invites everyone to honor first responders during the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday at the church. After the service, there will be “EMERGE ‘N SEE” events.
McLouth USD 342 enrollment for the 2018-19 school year will be later this week. Enrollment is 1-8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m.-noon Friday at the McLouth School District Cafeteria.