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Pawnee County Briefs

POSTED April 5, 2012 11:07 a.m.

Wet/Dry chapter meets
LARNED — Forty members and guests of the Santa Fe Trail Wet/Dry chapter met March 31 at the Presbyterian Church in Larned.  
President David Clapsaddle thanked members who remembered him during his recent hospital stay.  
During the business meeting, recognition was given to newlyweds Wilmer and Cheryl Wegerle and sympathy was extended to the Joyce Book family, longtime chapter member.  
Members will be called on to help restore several stone posts, pushed down by vandalism at the Zebulon Pike Plaza.  The popular Talking Tombstone program will be held at the Larned Cemetery sometime in September.
Ed Carlson, of Olathe, formerly of Kinsley, was well received as he spoke on the Santa Fe Railroad especially in and around the Wet/Dry Routes area.  Pictures of the “end of the track” instituted a lively discussion of the topic.  
Following the program, a delicious meal was served by hosts Merlene Baird, Rosetta Graff, Rosie Rein and Alice Clapsaddle.
The summer meeting, an ice cream social, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 21 at the Little Red House in Larned.

Egg hunt Saturday
LARNED — Larned Healthcare Center will sponsor its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
Age divisions are 18 months to 3 years; 4 years to 6 years; and 7 years to 9 years. Everyone is invited.

Sunset service Sunday
LARNED — The Ministerial Association of Pawnee County will sponsor an Easter Sunrise Service starting at 7 a.m. on Easter morning, April 8 at Moffet Stadium in Larned.
Everyone is invited. In the event of rain, the 45-inute service will be held at the First Southern Baptist Church at 1224 Corse in Larned.

Garfield sets service
GARFIELD — The Garfield United Methodist Church will hold a Sunrise Service at 7:15 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 8 at the Garfield Cemetery.
Coffee, juice and rolls will be served following the service at the church.

Egg hunt Sunday

LARNED — The Larned VFW Post and Auxiliary will sponsor its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 8.
Toddlers from 2 to 4 years will be at the Schnack Park baseball Field; and 5 to 8 year olds will be at Schnack Park by the train. There are no other age groups.

USD 495 calendar

Thursday — LHS Softball at Scott City; LHS Track at Russell, 4 p.m.; LHS Tennis at Cimarron; Play practice at Community Center.
Friday — No School.

Endowment sale April 11

LARNED — The Larned State Hospital Endowment Association will sponsor an Everything $6 fund raising jewelry and accessories sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 11. Everyone is welcome to attend.
The sale is scheduled at the LSH auditorium near the center of the LSH grounds. Proceeds will benefit the LSH Endowment Association, which has the mission of enhancing patient care at Larned State Hospital.
Most items except specially priced show specials will be $6. A Kansas company B&N Jewelry assists with the sale with items marked up to  80 percent off retail prices.   
For information, contact Brenda West Hagerman (620) 285-4595.

City cleanup April 14

LARNED — The Larned City Wide Clean Up is scheduled Saturday, April 14. Pick up begins at 7 a.m., and there will only be curbside pick-up.
Copies of the clean up guidelines are available at the Larned City Office, Doerr’s Ace Hardware, Wilson Lumber and The Tiller & Toiler. For questions, call (620) 285-8555.

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