Daily Life News (6-26-19)

Book released on closed Ks high schools

Golden Rule Days: History and Recollections of 109 Closed Kansas High Schools, is now available to order from Meadowlark Books. Cost is $24.95 (includes tax, shipping, & handling) and may be mailed to Meadowlark Books, PO BOX 333, Emporia, KS 66801 or order online at www.meadowlark-books.com.

Author James Kenyon collected stories from student alumni of closed high schools as he traveled through every county in the state. Florence High School in Marion County is one of 109 institutions documented by Kenyon, a native of Bogue, Kansas, with a family legacy in education. Kenyon consulted county historical records as well as interviewing former students and teachers, culminating in unique school profiles that include information ranging from the growth of school classes and programs to songs and traditions.

The book can also be found on Amazon.

BPL hosts programs for 50th Anniversary

Burns Public Library will have craft days for all ages from 5-6 p.m. on Mondays.

Reading time up through 8th grade from 10:30-11 a.m. on Fridays through July 19.

Come in for more info or call 620-726-5717.

Cox Family Benefit Fund Established

The Cox Family Benefit Fund has been established at Emprise Bank in Hillsboro, KS.

This fund has been established to assist Demetrius and Ciara Cox of Hillsboro, with the various expenses, which they have had or will have as a result of the death of their son, Demarius Cox.

Demarius Cox passed away on Friday morning June 7.

Contributions will be greatly appreciated.

MPL to host program for 50th Anniversary

Dean Armstrong will be presenting a program to Honor the 50th Anniversary of the landing on the moon,

Sunday afternoon, June 30 at 2 p.m. at the Marion City Library, in the Santa Fe Room.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Move with balance class in Marion

The Marion County Dept on Aging is offering an 8-week “Move with Balance Class,” an award winning, evidence-based program that is proven to reduce falls.

The class is from 10:30-11:15 a.m. every Thursday morning from June 27-August 8.

Come check it out this Thursday, no charge for class. The class focuses on vision training, sensory motor integration, lower body strengthening and balance exercises, other integrative, fun activities and games that progressively challenge the older adults balance and brain in a safe environment. Class can be done sitting or standing.

Museum Immigrant House holds exhibit

Come to the Mennonite Heritage & Agricultural Museum Immigrant House in Goessel, to see what happening in the Goessel Art World.

This event will run till Saturday, July 6.

Ruth Goertzen is exhibiting 18 of her quilted fabric works of art. Carol Eck enjoys nature in her watercolor paintings. Darlene Schroeder also has many watercolor paintings with many different subjects. Fern Bartel has acrylic painting and photography prints.

You are invited to the museum during regular summer hours 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.on Tuesday through Saturday. Regular admission does apply for non-members.