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Zion Lutheran to hold Bible school

Zion Lutheran Church will hold a “Super Cool Undersea Bible Adventure” vacation Bible school from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday, July 28, through Friday, Aug. 1, at 106 N. Lincoln.

“SCUBA VBS will provide fun, memorable Bible-learning activities for kids of all ages,” organizers said.

Activities will include songs, teamwork-building games, refreshments from the “Dive-In Diner,” Bible adventures and crafts.

Enrollment deadline is Sunday, July 13.

For more information, call 947-3522.

Four county students earn honors at PSU

Four students from Marion County were named to the spring honor roll at Pittsburg State University.

Making the “All-A” list were Jeff Suderman of Hillsboro and Ashley Debusk of Goessel.

Making the Dean’s List, requiring a grade-point average of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale, were Sara Hill and Caleb Bunn, both of Goessel.

Flint Hills forum to be held June 21

Protect the Flint Hills, a citizens’ awareness group, will hold an open forum on Saturday, June 21, at the historic Deuhn barn on the Flying W Ranch-one mile south of the Clements exit on U.S. Highway 50 in Chase County.

Nature walks and barn tours will begin at 4 p.m. At 5 p.m., a panel discussion will take place concerning the cultural, ecological and economic future of the Flint Hills.

Following a question-and answer-session, the evening will conclude with music and sunset hikes.

Sandwiches and soft drinks will be available for sale during the event.

Focus of the forum will be the impact of industrial wind generation, coal-bed methane-gas extraction, and urban sprawl on the ecological landscape of the tall-grass prairie and culture of the Flint Hills.

The forum is open to the public.

For more information, call 620-752-3455, or visit the Web site protecttheflinthills.org.

Solid-Waste Board to meet July 9

The regular meeting of the Central Kansas Regional Solid Waste Authority Board will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 9, at the McPherson Area Solid Waste Utility, located at 1431 17th Ave.

Board members representing Harvey, Marion and McPherson counties will be in attendance.

Agenda items will include claims and invoices, Waste Recycling and Reduction Committee report, discussion and manager’s report.

The meeting is open to the public.

Community band to perform July 3

The Hillsboro Community Band will perform in concert at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 3, at the pavilion on the county fair grounds in Hillsboro.

The band, about 30 members under the direction of Gregg Walker, will play patriotic marches and old popular music.

Patrons are asked to bring their own lawnchairs to enjoy a concert that will last about 40 minutes.

The event is free, and the public is invited.

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