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Larned Briefs

POSTED October 8, 2012 3:32 p.m.
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County Commission meets Monday

LARNED — The Pawnee County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Pawnee County Courthouse.
Agenda items include:
10 a.m. — Marlene Winter, public transportation bus trip.
10:30 a.m. — Kurt Demel, Pawnee County highway administration, updates.
11:30 a.m. — Rod Wheaton, Pawnee County solid waste supervisor, Larned State Hospital contract.

USD 495 to meet Monday

LARNED — The Fort Larned USD 495 school board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Agenda items include an audience with individuals and groups; bid request; donation; purchase of property; disposal of non usable items; reports; executive session; nominations; transfers; and separations.

Roof repair considered

LARNED — The Larned city council will conduct a special meeting at 7:30 a.m. Monday to reconsider roof repair at Jordaan Memorial Library.
A proposed repair of the Jordaan Memorial Library was tabled last week following discussion of bids received, to investigate options provided by either a replacement asphalt treatment or an EPDM vinyl replacement.

Larned USD 495 calendar

Saturday — LHS Tennis, Pratt Regional; LHS Fr. Volleyball, Home 9 a.m.
Monday — LHS Boys Basketball, Gym, Seminar; LHS Girls Golf Regional, Home; USD 495, District Office, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday — Faculty, Library, 7:30 a.m.; Athletics Beyond High School, Seminar, 77, NAIA and NCAA egilibility; Conference Room, 1:45 p.m.; LHS Volleyball Quad, Home, 4 p.m.
Wednesday — Stuco Exec  7:30 a.m.; NHS information sheets to Mrs. Fleske; Conference Room, 2:30 p.m.; Fields of Faith, LHS Football Field, 7 p.m.
Thursday — International Club, 7:30 a.m.; Conference Room, 8 a.m.; All Cast meeting, Student Lounge, Seminar; LHS Cross Country at Hoisington, 4 p.m.; Conference Room, 2:30 p.m.; Football meal, cafeteria, 4-7 p.m.
Oct. 12 — NHS Teacher ballots to Mrs. Fleske; FCA, 7:30 a.m.; State Girls Tennis at Emporia; LHS Football at Ulysses, 7 p.m.;
Oct. 13 — LHS Debate at Buhler; State Girls Tennis at Emporia; LHS at MCAA Volleyball at Ellinwood, 10 a.m.

Quilting Bees meet

LARNED — Fourteen Quilting Bees members and guest Judy Bernett met Oct. 2 in the fellowship hall of the Presbyterian Church.
Members introduced themselves by telling their favorite quilting tool.  President Ann Hicks announced that the Oct. 16 meeting will commence with members bringing a quick/easy Christmas gift to show and the fat quarter drawing will be trees. Flyers of the upcoming Quilting Diva Sale on Nov. 10 were distributed  There will be a workday on Oct. 20 beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Led by Diann Morell, members sang the old song “The Quilting Party” or often known as “I Was Seeing Nellie Home” that Alice Clapsaddle recently found in the church archives..  Hicks then reviewed and demonstrated two quilt blocks.
Show and Tell participants were Myrna Cannon, “Modern Quilt Relish” kit using 5-inch batik squares; Joyce Bernum, prayer shawls and a quilted top all donated to the prayer quilt ministry; Susan Gray, flower kit and machine embroidered motorcycle figure; Alice Clapsaddle, two purchased handmade tote bags made from thrift shop sweaters, and a knitted yarn necklace; Coleen Wolf, potholders, tea towel apron, decorated towels  and a knitted afghan made from leftover yarn; Virginia Bauer, Christmas tree miniature wall hanging; Debbie Berkeley, two rubber duckling quilts; Ann Hicks, three prayer quilts; Diann Morell, prayer quilt for her brother in Wakeeney.

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