RCNews January 26
Please join us for Ice Cream Sundaes & Bingo, Saturday January 28th at
6:30 pm at the Community Building. We are having $1.00 "All You Can Eat Ice Cream Sundaes" and $5.00 (3 cards) Bingo (Win Prizes); Benefits the McCracken Fire
Department. We are accepting cool and fun donations of prizes for bingo. Contact Carol Weber or Charmaine Wolfe for questions etc. etc.
Mark your calendars for February 25th "All You Can Eat Hot Dogs", with all
the trimmings & bingo and March 31st for All You Can Eat Pizza and bingo!!!
Helena McGaughey enjoyed her 50th birthday with a LATE supper on the 17th. Those attending were Johnny Mac Showalter, Sheryl Burns and Cody, Angela Morgan, Austin McGaughey, and Rob McGaughey. She appreciated all the birthday cards and gifts she received.
Bill and Sharon Lovitt, Shirley Higgins, Carolyn Thompson, Ellen Davis, Jerry, Jodi and Jenna Higgins, Teresa Lovitt, Tammy Irvin, John Horesky, attended the 69th Annual Tournament of Champions basketball games in Dodge City at one day or another this past weekend. Hutchinson High School placed 3rd in the tournament defeating Dodge City. Teams entered were Hays, St. James Academy, Ulysses, Wichita Heights, Wichita East, Dodge City, Hutchinson and Manhattan. Wichita Heights placed first.
A 60th surprise birthday party was held for Donnie Schuckman at the City Auditorium in LaCrosse Saturday evening. Family and friends were in attendance.
Austin McGaughey and Richard Showalter attended the Brad Paisley concert in Wichita Friday evening.
A 4th birthday party was held for Caelyn Sewell at the Rhode Way Inn in Salina Saturday evening. Some of those attending were Deb Sewell, Craig Rixon, Ashley McGaughey, Austin McGaughey, Lynnette Doornbos and family, Shelly Derr, Mike Conner, Brad Pfannenstiel, Tammy Brown and family, Sonja Conner, Carley and Derek Derr, Lisette Garcia, Samatha ?, Roy Landgon and Skeeter, Laureen, Caelyn and Clayton Sewell. Everyone enjoyed pizza and ice cream and eating at the Western Sizzler on Sunday morning, plus the sights of Salina.
Birthdays: January 26, Teresa Wetzel, Jerilyn Stull, Nicholas Moran, Breonna North; December 27, Della Miller, Bryce Strickland, Martin Higgins; January 28, Chad Herdman, Ruthetta Irvin; January 29, Stacy Betz, Robert B. Thompson, Fritz Foster, Eunice North; January 30, Ian Stevens; January 31, Debbie Oelkers, Todd Frazier; February 1, Joshua Moran, Mason Brackney, Justin Georg, Karen Norlin Simmerman.
Anniversaries: January 27, Dale and Julie Elias; January 28, Al and Judy Hugh; January 31, Thayne and Machree Jones.
Congratulations to Boondocks on their second anniversary. Wherever you go and you mention your are from McCracken, they say, "I've been to Boondocks". We are grateful to have this business in our community.
The topic for the Bleeding Kansas 2012 program on Sunday, January 29 at Lecompton is "The Underground Railroad on the Kansas Frontier". Todd Mildfelt, eductor and author, will present the program and have a book signing to follow.
1. Where is the largest swimming pool in Kansas?
2. What is the first school to bring competitive rowing to Kansas?
3. Who coached at Kansas University for 49 years?
4. Who did Gale Sayers play for in the NFL?
5. What major league pitcher made his home in Coffeyville?
Clark, Nicole and Madison Kirk, Burrton, were weekend guests of Marge Moran.
Word has been received that Sylvester Conrad, 96, died in St. Louis, Missouri. More will be in next week's paper.
The Jail/Museum has received a generous donation from Calvin H. Wilson of Junction City. Bill Greenway has been in contact with him since the burial of Calvin Wilson, Sr. in McCracken City Cemetery. Bill is in the process of placing a military marker on the grave.
Our sympathy to the family of Lydia Schuckman, 89, who died, January 19 at Rush County Nursing Home. She married Freddie Schuckman on February 8, 1943 in Loretto. He died January 28, 2008. While living northwest of McCracken on the farm, she, her husband and daughter attended church at St. Mary's in McCracken. She was a member of St. Mary's Altar Society. They retired and moved to LaCrosse. It was always a joy to see her smiling face. She is survived by her daughter Joan M. Schulz and husband Jerry, two brothers, Hubert Stegman and Norbert Stegman; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Burial was in Liebenthal.
Answers to Kansas questions
1. Garden City
2. Kansas State University
3. Forest C. Allen
4. Chicago Bears
5. Walter Johnson