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Pawnee County Briefs
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Relay for Life meeting Monday

LARNED — There will be a Pawnee, Edwards, and Stafford counties Relay For Life committee meeting at 6 p.m.  Monday at First State Bank. Anyone interested in Relay For Life is welcome to attend.

Ladies VFW to meet

LARNED — The Ladies VFW Auxiliary will sponsor a card party at 6 p.m. Monday at the Larned VFW. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. and a light soup supper will be served at 6:30 p.m. Pitch will be played after the meal. A suggested donation of $6.00 is taken at the door. You do not have to bring a partner to play. Prizes are given for high and low scores. The public is invited to attend.

Quilting Bees meet

LARNED — The guild met on March 19 with twelve members present. Mary Weber introduced visitor Glenda Colson who recently moved to Larned from Garden City.  
A thank you note from Joyce Berry was read for the gift of a prayer quilt.  
A thank you goes to Keith Mull for a donation to the prayer quilt ministry.  
The Quilter’s Celebration has been moved to June 22.  
Discussion was held in regard to meetings, dues and new officers. Mary Weber demonstrated making a girl’s skirt using 5 inch charm squares and displayed examples of finished skirts.
The next meeting will be on Tuesday,  April 2 in the fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church.
Show and Tell participants were Rita Schaller, quilted wall hanging featuring dogs playing cards and a bag made of three blocks;  Opal Macy, braided quilt top donated to the prayer quilt ministry; Diann Morell, braided quilt in greens and purple and several panels; Alice Clapsaddle, braided quilt using reproduction 1930s fabric and trimmed in red, a Batik quilt using large half square triangles, a girl’s skirt made from 5-inch charms in red/black/white, and the February pattern from The Kansas City Star; Myrna Cannon, “101 Fabulous Small Quilters,” book.

LHS calendar

Monday — Do Hard project Assembly, LMS Gym, 9 a.m.; Conference Room, 1 p.m.; LHS Golf at Great Bend, 3 p.m.
Tuesday — Art club, 7:30 a.m.; LHS JV Track, home, 3 p.m.; LHS Softball vs. Great Bend, 4 p.m.; LHS Baseball at Halstead, 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday — Weekly Eligibility; Stuco, 7:30 a.m.; Junior officers, Jostens, 8 a.m.; Spotlight Assembly, Seminar; Soph.-Jr. meeting, gym
Thursday — LHS Softball at Spearville, 4 p.m.
Friday — Good Friday, No School

Ballots available

LARNED — Sample ballots are available for viewing at:
Advance voting for the April 2, 2013, city/school elections, has started, in person or by mail.
Candidates are Larned mayor, Bob Pivonka, Tayleene VanNorden; city council, Ward 1, Charles Spina, Gene Pierce; Ward 2, David Zecha; Ward 3, Dennis Wilson; Ward 4, Kim Barnes.
Burdett, council (top 3), Joe Miller, Lee Olsen, Joe Griffie.
Garfield, mayor, Benny Burger, Robert Hoch; council (top 5), Ed Ummel, Thon Basom, Rachel Bird, John Ebert, Kevin Greathouse, Gerald Hickman, Travis Burger, Robert Banes
Rozel, council (top 3), Bradley Colglazier, Ritch Foos, Deanna Cantrell.
Fort Larned USD 495, Position 4, June Barger; Position 5, Jay Haremza; Postion 6, Kimi Bowman, Leroy Lyon.
Rozel USD 496, Position 1-3, Philip Hammeke; Position 1-5, Rod Eldridge; Position 2-6, Candi Polson.
For information, please call the Pawnee County clerk’s office; 620 285-3721.

Easter Sunrise

PAWNEE ROCK — Be a part of the choir for the Easter Sunrise Pageant to be held at 7 a.m. on Sunday, March 31st, on historic Pawnee Rock. Choir rehearsals are 4 p.m. Sunday at the Pawnee Rock New Jerusalem Church. The choir performs traditional Easter music and contemporary worship music. This pageant is held every other year with a large cast in elaborate costumes. Choir robes are provided. For more information call Elaine Mull at 620-285-1360.