School enrollment for USD 411

Enrollment for the 2006-07 school year will take place Tuesday, Aug. 8, and Wednesday, Aug. 9, for students attending Goessel schools.

Hours will be Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to noon.

Enrollment for kindergarten through grade five will be at Goessel Elementary School. Sessions for grades six through 12 will be at Goessel Junior High/Senior High School.

School supply lists are available at Keith’s Foods in Goessel and the nearest discount stores.

School sessions begin Thursday, Aug. 17.

Candidate finances open to review

Financial transaction records for candidates running for state and county office are available for review prior to the Aug. 1 primary election.

The reports, which were filed July 24, are a matter of public record and can be reviewed in each candidate’s home county.

The records include the names of most contributors and the amounts of their contribution as well as information as to how their campaign funds are spent.

In Marion County, records of state and local candidates can be reviewed in the office of Carol Maggard, county election officer, during regular business hours.

Card shower to mark Dahl’s 96th

The children of Irma Dahl request a card shower for their mother in honor of her 96th birthday July 28.

Birthday wishes may be sent to Dahl at 205 S. Wilson, Hillsboro, KS 57063.

Hillsboro band camp is Aug. 7-9

Hillsboro band camp for all band members entering grades seven through 12 will be from 8 am. to noon Monday, Aug. 7, through Wednesday Aug. 9.

The time to line up for the Marion County Fair parade will be 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9.

Students are to come to camp with instrument, music and appropriate shoes for marching (no flip flops or sandals).

Students should be receiving a letter in the mail about camp. For more information, please call Gregg Walker at 877-7027.

Historian to talk about railroads

“Railroads, the History and Heritage” will be presented by Stephen Priest to the Chat and Dine meeting, scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Aug. 5, at South Lake Hall, Marion County Lake.

Lake residents are encouraged to bring guests. The presentation will be open to other interested individuals. Organizers suggest they arrive by 7:30 p.m.

Priest, a recognized historian of the Santa Fe, BNSF and Union Pacific railroads, has published 14 books. As a model railroad master builder and scene designer, he has been recognized with numerous awards from the National Model Railroad Association.

A multi-colored afghan made by Roberta Pritz is on display at Central Parks Antiques Emporium. The drawing for the afghan will be made at the conclusion of the meeting.

Hosts for the evening are Judy and Bob Priest, Betty and Don Fruechting and Gloria and Bob Moody.

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