Weekend before last, my sis, Jerene, and I went to Colorado Springs on Saturday to attend the 95th birthday celebration for our Aunt Esther, one of my dad's sisters. Afterwards, we went to lunch with our nephew, Jason, and his family and our sister-in-law, Donna. After lunch, Donna, Jerene and I went to Cripple Creek for the afternoon. We spent Saturday night with Donna and returned home Sunday evening. A very enjoyable weekend.
Week before last, Theresa Weber went to Denver, where she and her daughter Linda attended a Fashion Show for Colorado Uplift. This is an organization that raises funds to help inner-city children. Linda is a member of the organization.
Saturday before last, Dorcas Berggren went to Wamego, KS to watch her daughter Abby compete in the Kansas Girls State Cross-Country competition. Abby runs for the Tribune, KS team and they won 1st place and Abby came in 12th out of 87 girls running. Congratulations to Abby and her team mates!!
Last Sunday, Vern and JoAnn Harris went to Las Animas to see their grandchildren and to take them some Halloween treats.
The Trunk or Treat and Chili cook-off at the Sheridan Lake Bible Church on Tuesday evening was well attended and everyone had a great time. Congrats to Barb Wanderlingh on winning the cook-off.
Last Wednesday, Larry and Judy Tuttle and Gary Tuttle visited with LeRoy Patee in Ellis, Kansas. LeRoy worked for the Tuttles for several years out on the farm.
Cora Coffman and I went to Lamar on Thursday to watch the Regional Volleyball games at Lamar Community College. We saw some very good, close games.
Congratulations to the teams going on to the State Tournament this coming weekend. We also visited with Mary Huddleston at the Legacy, did some shopping and had lunch.
Bryan, Dorcas and Abby Berggren and Freda Schmidt joined Larry and Judy Tuttle for lunch in Cheyenne Wells Sunday after church.
Last Tuesday, Carol Shalberg and her son, Steve, went to Larnard, Kansas, to watch her grandson, Dawsen, play in his Regional football playoffs.
Another grandson, Dylan, came from Manhattan, Kansas, to watch his brother play also.
Linda Stum, Marcie Harkness and Cheri Hopkins had a girls' day out and went to Burlington to celebrate Linda's birthday. Happy Birthday Linda!
Dennill, David, Lydia and Ella Splitter went to Wisconsin this past weekend to watch their daughter, Alyssa, and their niece, Page, play in their regional college volleyball tournament. It was Alyssa's last volleyball game as she will be graduating next spring. They were defeated in their first game by the team that went on to win the tournament (small consolation). David, Lydia and Ella also went and visited with Seth Splitter and wife before returning home.
Bryan, Dorcas and Abby Berggren and a friend, Lisa Ibbara, and Kelvin, Amy and Alex Schmidt went to Holly to watch them in their quarter-final football playoff game on Saturday. Holly came out on top. Congrats! Several teams in the area won their football games and will be advancing to the semi-final games this coming weekend. We wish all of them success in their bid to go to State.
Susan Greenfield reported that the Campbell Soup Label Program will be ending for good on December 19. Please get your coupons to her by than so she can get them mailed in and thank you to everyone who has helped with this over the years.
The Plainview Knowledge Bowl Teams traveled to Lamar last Friday to compete. The A team tied for third place, but lost out due to a lower score on the written round. Congratulations on fourth place!
Junior High basketball games start this Tuesday with Granada. So, get geared up for the winter sports at Plainview.
Have a great week!!