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Pawnee County Briefs
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Alpha Kappa Master meets

LARNED — President Merlene Baird welcomed sorority members to her home Monday for a light supper and gaily decorated home with the “Light Up Your Life” 2013-2014 international theme.  
Following individual committee meetings, members discussed and voted on the new budget.  
Social committee announced the socials for the coming year with the first to be a movie night in September. Courtesy chair Marcia King presented Glenna Melkus and Alice Clapsaddle thinking of you cards and gift certificates to Pizza Hut and a wedding gift for Carol Jacob’s daughter. A social hour followed with a parting gift for each member of a small flashlight.
The next regular meeting is scheduled at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 at the courthouse lounge, hosted by Marcia King.
Mary Beth Herrman of the Pawnee County Health Department will present the program followed by the business meeting, refreshments and social hour.

Quilting Bees meet

LARNED — The second meeting of August of the guild was moved to Aug. 24 in the fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church.
Colleen Wolf read thank you notes from prayer quilt recipients and announced the upcoming Sept. 13  program by Pat Koechel at the Great Bend First Presbyterian Church beginning at 7 p.m.  
The fat quarter drawing “Dog Daze Summer” was won by Colleen Wolf.  Diane Schultz displayel her pieced fall panel wall hanging top.  
Following the short business meeting, Ann Hicks demonstrated the “Maple Leaf Block”.  Those present worked on individual blocks for a table runner or wall hanging.  
The next regular meeting will be on Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. at the church. Visitors are welcome to come and see what members have brought for show and tell.  Call the church 285-6033 for additional information.  

City of Rozel to sponsor run

ROZEL — The City of Rozel will sponsor a 5K run Saturday, Sept. 14. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. with racetime at 7:30 a.m. The cost is $30. Register on-line at

Hunter safety class Sept. 14

LARNED — A Hunter Safety Course is scheduled at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Larned Community Center.
Students must pre-register for the course in order to get directions to complete the online portion of the certification. Either call the contact, or visit for online registration. Students much complete the online portion of the course ( prior to attending the field day. Each student will be issued a pre-test over the online materials. To register, call Mike Seeman, 620-285-6002.