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P. 4 THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2018 THE OSKALOOSA INDEPENDENT SOCIETY County extension units to meet The Jefferson County Ge- "Ole Spring!" is the theme of nealogical Society will meet at the Jefferson County Education 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, at Extension Units' spring county Old Jefferson Town, on Hwy. event to be held at the Grant- 59, Oskaloosa, in the historical ville United Methodist Church, society library. Friday, April 27. A reader-printer has been Registration starts at 9:30 donated to the society. Micro- a.m with the program at 10. film can be read and portions All women are welcome. printed out by researchers. There will be demonstrations Members will discuss the place- on making angel food cake from ment and installation of the scratch, tamales, and enchila- unit. das. There will be lunch. Discussion will be held on Sunday summer hours for the months of May through Septem- ber for the library to be open. Roundup Phyllis Peteseh Volunteers will be needed. Party will honor The library is open to theMcLouth MaD 342 public each Saturday afternoon The annual Preschool & Kin- Petesch on 90th during summer and winter dergartenaoundupinMcLouth Phyllis Petesch Meriden,months from 1 to 5 p.m. for re- USD 342 will be getting under- will celebrate her 90th birthday search.A member of the society way today (this Thursday) and with a party from 1 to 4 p.m. is available at that time to assist wrapping up early next week. Sunday, April 22, at the Kendall the public in their research. The Kindergarten Roundup State Bank community room on is scheduled to take place today the west side of the bank. and tomorrow at the elemen- The family requests that tary school. Parents can drop those attending bring colorful PTO Carnival by anytime today from 8:30 a.m. cards that are easy to read and April27 to 2:45 p.m. and anytime tomor- a gift if you wish to. row from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. They Her family says she enjoysThe Parent Teacher Organi-will need to bring their child's going to Prairie Band Casino to zation at Oskaloosa Elementary birth certificate and immuniza- eat breakfast, watching birds School will be sponsoring a Car- tion record, a current physical at her feeders outside, playing nival Friday, April 27, withthe report and a completed student cards with family, and watching event to take place at the school information sheet. the game channel and news on complex. Children who will turn 5 on television. Scheduled to start at 5:30or before Aug. 31 are eligible to Phyllis has a daughter, p.m the Carnivalwillinclude attend Kindergarten during the Kathy Petesch; son and games, a face-painting booth, 2018-2019 school year. daughter-in-law, David and Pat a cake walk, a raffle, a silent The Preschool Roundup will Petesch; three granddaughters auction, and the presence of a be held Monday andTuesday at and their spouses, Katie mechanical bull for young and the elementary school. Parents Dorzweiler, Emily Petesch old alike to ride. can drop by anytime Monday and her fiance, Jesse Nell, and For more information aboutfrom 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. and Mandy Petesch and Adrian this event, send an email to anytime Tuesday from 8:30 to Lamb; five great-grandsons, ChelseyHeston. Her addressis 11:30 a.m. They will need to Layne, Logan, and Laken, bring their child's birth certifi- Dorzweiler, Nishide Petesch- cate and immunization record, Lamb, and Kyan Petesch; three a current physical report, a great-granddaughters, Shamia B0gCe Mowi~g completed student information Petesch-Lamb, Torey Petesch, sheet, and a completed pre- and Eleanor Nell; and two school application. great-grandsons, A.J.McDonald " Trim, Edge, & Youngsters who will turn 4 and Kyler Petesch. BI0w Clippings on or before Aug. 31 are eligible Those who are unable to to participate in the district's attend may send a card to her at preschool program for 4-year- 510 Meriden Heights, Meriden, Reliable olds, and boys and girls who 66512. will turn 3 on or before Aug. 31 Competitive Rates are eligible to participate in the program for 3-year-olds. Deadline for News s M Copy is JCGS to meet at Old Jefferson Town Any Size Lawn Reseed, Spray, & Fertilize (785)220-3141 (Free Quotes) 45-eow-4tf I or 945:62 8 We're one of the few remaining local banks that loans money for vacant ground purchases, home construction and the end mortgage -- making it easy for you. Let's open doors today. In Meriden, Holton, Hoyt, and Topeka 800-633-2423 County 4-H news Exhibitors brave weather Crackerjacks 4-H Club The monthly meeting of the for Spring Beef Show Crackerjacks 4-H Club was called to order by President Annabelle Vaught at 6:30 p.m. It was cold and windy Sat-pion, Joshua Gordon, and Re- Sunday in the Multipurpose urday, but that wasn't enough serve Champion, Ty Ellerman; Room at the school complex in to stop 35 young exhibitors Shorthorn: Champion, Madison McLouth. from showing 36 heifers and 21 Vaught; Simmental: Champion, The Pledge of Allegiance and steers during the course of the Corbin Ellerman;All Other reg- the 4-H Pledge were led byAn- annual Jefferson County Spring istered Breeds: Champion, Ja- nabelle Vaught. Beef Show at the fairgrounds in mie Albers, and Reserve Cham- Fourteen members respond- Valley Falls. pion, Bridget Kucan; Crossbred: ed to the roll call request,"Name Here are the results of the Champion, Logan Kramer, and a favorite snack", competition: Reserve Champion, Mellany The minutes of the previousHeifers -- Roenne; Supreme Champion, month's meeting were read by Angus: Champion, Finley Jamie Albers (AOB); Reserve Secretary Josey Mestagh. Rieke, and Reserve Champion, Supreme Champion, Ty Eller- Songs were led by Sabrina TyEllerman;Hereford:Champi- man (Angus); Third Overall and Kharisma Dlugopolski. We on, Delaney Figge, and Reserve Champion, Madison Vaught sang"HappyBirthdayteYou'to Champion, Molly Minihan; (Shorthorn); Jefferson County those with an April birthday. Shorthorn: Champion, Madison Steers: Champion, Madison It was reported that our Vaught, and Reserve Cham- Vaught, and Reserve Champion, beginning bank balance was pion, Olive Heier; Simmental: Mellany Roenne. $3,609.69 and that our ending Champion, Kalen Dressier, and Showmanship -- balance was $4,087.28. Reserve Champion, Lane Hig- Age Division 15-19: 1st, Tan- Reporter Josey Mestagh bie;AllOtherregisteredBreeds: ner Walden; 2nd, Molly Mini- stated that she got the previ- Champion, Garrett Walden, han; 3rd, Kalen Dressier; Age ous meeting's minutes in The and Reserve Champion, LucyDivision 12-14: 1st, Garrett Oskaloosa Independent. Rieke; Commercial: Champion, Walden; 2nd, Lane Higbie; 3rd, It was announced that the Tanner Walden, and ReserveGus Rieke; Age Division 9-11! next Jefferson County 4-H Champion, Ella Coppinger; lst, FinleyRieke;2nd, Delaney Council meeting would be held Supreme Champion, Kalen Figge; 3rd, Calla Higbie; Age May 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the fair- Dressier (Simmental); Reserve Division 7-8: lst, Braxton Boyce; grounds. Supreme Champion, Finley 2nd, Cheyenne Brunker; 3rd, Community leader Paul Rieke (Angus); Third Over-AnanHigbie. Haverkamp reported that theall Champion, Tanner Walden All of the entries were evalu- Spring Beef Show concessions (Commercial). ated by judges Cody Boden and were a success and that the add/ Steers -- Cody Lafrentz, members of the drop project date is May 1.Angus: Champion, Ty Eller-Kansas State University Live- Bake 'N' Take Committee man, and Reserve Champion,stock Judging Team. chairwoman Denise Mestagh Cole Kucan; Limousin: Chain- reported that we delivered 68 Easter plates to local supporters Community Calendar and elderly shut-ins. There was no old business. Oskaloosa at Maur Hill. In new business, RylanHelt- April 19: Story Time and April 24: Pre-Kindergarten man moved to work on fair- Play Group, Library, 10 a.m.; Roundup, 8:30 a.m.; HS track grounds improvements on May JHS track at Jefferson County at Silver Lake, 3 p.m. 16 at 5:30 p.m.J.D. Rousselo North, 1 p.m.; Large Group April 25: Northeast Kansas seconded the motion, which was Music Festival at Atchison.League MS mass band at Os- passed by Annabelle Vaught. April 20: Muffins for Morns, kaloosa. Royalty candidates were elementary school, 7:30 a.m.; voted on. They are as follows: HS softball vs. Rossville, 4:30 Queen, Josey Mestagh; Prin-p.m.; Book Fair Kickoff. cess, Rose Rousselo; and Prince, April 21: Old Jefferson Town Landen Olson. open, 1 to 5 p.m.; Regional foren- Cheyenne Dlugopolski sicstournament at Effingham. moved to have a budget of $75 April 23: Board of County to buy flowers for the planters Commissioners meeting, Court- in McLouth. Aniyah Olson sec- house, i p.m.; Jefferson County ended the motion, which wasGenealogical Society meeting, passed by Annabelle Vaught.Old Jefferson Town, 2:30; HS Rose Rousselo presented junior varsity golf at Rossville, a program on "How to Make 3; Music Concert (grades 5 and Cupcakes". 6), 7; Regional Planning Com- Announcements were read mission meeting, Courthouse, by Vice President Madison 7; Book Fair; Northeast Kansas Vaught. League HS art festival at Maur J.D. Rousselo moved to ad- Hill. journ the meeting. Aniyah O1- April 24: JHS track at Valley son seconded the motion, and Falls, 3:45 p.m.; Music Concert the meeting was adjourned by (grades 9-12), 7; Book Fair. Annabelle Vaught. April 25: Rotary Club meet- The next meeting is set ing, Library, noon; Financial for May 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Peace University, United Meth- McLouth Multipurpose Room. odist Church, 7 p.m.; Northeast For moreinformation, contact Kansas League MS mass band one of our community leaders. (host school); Book Fair. They are Paul Haverkamp (913- 796-2003 or paul.haverkamp@ ericsson.corn) and Mindy Rous- selo (913-909-1001 or mindy- ---Josey Mestagh, secretary/ reporter FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF OSKALOOSA Bible Study 10 a.m. Worship Services 11 a.m./6 plm. Home Study Group, Wed 7 p.m. Paul A. Reed, Pastor, 863-2328 McLouth April 19: Kindergarten Roundup, 8:30 a.m.; HS track at Eudora, 3 p.m.; HS baseball/ softball at Valley Falls, 4:30; Large Group Music Festival at Atchison. April 20: Kindergarten Roundup, 8:30 a.m. April 21: Patriots Day Pa- rade, I p.m.; Regional forensics tournament at Effingham. April 23: Pre-Kindergarten Roundup, 8:30 a.m.; Northeast Kansas League HS art festival Happy 6oth Birthday, Love, Mom & Dad 45-1tc OBITUARIES GARY KIRKWOOD Gary Dee Kirkwood, 69, Meriden, died April 12, 2018, in a one-vehicle automobile ac- cident in rural Meriden. He was born ~:t;~ July 14, 1948, at Topeka, the son ~of Joseph Dee and Beulah May Dillon Kirkwood. He graduated in 1967 from Meri- den High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Ko- rean War. He worked as a pressman for Adams Business Forms in Topeka for 38 years. He was a custodian for Keystone Learn- ing Services and John Dewey Learning Academy in Ozawkie and had previously worked for Jefferson West school district. He was a member and trustee of Meriden Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 10815, and a Member of the Printers Union. He married Susie Kabriel June 23, 1973, at Rock Creek. She survives of the home. Other survivors include two sons, Jason Kirkwood, Valley Falls, and Justin Kirkwood, Meriden; two daughters, Chris "Tina" Roberts, Valley Falls, and Tami Pascarelli, Gardner; a brother, Jody Kirkwood, Meri- den; two sisters, Connie Payne, Meriden, and Vickie Feuerborn, Ozawkie; and 12 grandchil- dren. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Rock Creek Bible Church. Burial will follow at Bloomfield Cemetery, Meriden. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at Barnett Family Fu- neral Home, Oskaloosa. Memorial contributions can be made to the Bloomfield Cem- etery or SCC Honor Flight, and sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, 66066. Q alit Familiar Faces FAMILY MEDICINE Dr. James V. Rider, D.O. Dr. Larry L. CampbelI, D.O. at the Valley Falls MedicM Clin Weare a Family Practice specializing in -- Obstetrics Geriatrics Alzheimer's We also provide Wound Care Clinic HOURS: Hon: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tue: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wed: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thu: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fri: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sat: 7:30 a.m. to ] p m. We accept new patients. $ Surgery Assistance 24-hour Urgent Care Hospital Care and Visits t 24/7 On-Call Service In-Office Emergent Care lacerations, etc.) . We serve St. Francis Health Center and surrounding hospitals. 26-36-ff(