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Pawnee County Briefs
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Burdett haunted trail
scheduled Saturday

BURDETT — The Burdett Pride Committee will sponsor a haunted trail starting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Children’s games and prizes will be offered at 6:30 p.m. at the Burdett school building. At 7:30 p.m., a haunted trail will be featured at the Burdett Park. Jolene’s Funnel Cakes and Bahama Mama’s Shaved Ice will offer their favorites.

‘Wizard of Oz’ will
be played at theater

LARNED -- We’re Off to See the Wizard.
“The Wizard of Oz”, the beloved 1939 Technicolor classic movie, is coming to the State Theater in Larned Nov. 10-11 at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Only 200 tickets will be available for each showing.  
Advance tickets are being sold by Ft. Larned Rotarians, or by calling 620-804-1364.  A Wizard of Oz costume contest will be held each evening prior to the movie.
For information, contact Julie Cowell, 620-285-1223; or email

Alpha Kappa Master
earns 3 Star Award

LARNED — Merlene Baird welcomed sorority members to the Oct. 13 meeting with a well appointed Halloween decorated home.  President Connie Carlton welcomed a former Beta Sigma Phi member, Carol Crockett to the meeting.
The Beta Book drill was on the pronunciation key of specific sorority ritual names. Announcements from international included the 2015 International Convention in Kansas City, pledge materials, and eligibility of members officers and degrees.
The chapter was presented with the 3 Star Award for 2013/2014 year and was presented to the past president, Merlene Baird. Marcia King and Alice Clapsaddle are eligible for the new Order of the Torch.
Thank you notes were read from Rosie Rein, Wadonna King, and Carol Jacob.  
Discussion was held concerning afternoon and evening meetings and will be addressed by the executive board.  
The social for November is to be announced. The chapter will complete the fall service project of collecting bears by the end of October.
Merlene Baird presented the program on “Family Trees” and members constructed a foam jack-o-lantern ornament during the social hour while Baird served refreshments.  
The next meeting is scheduled at Rosie Rein’s home at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 with Janet Skelton presenting the program.