On Saturday evening before Halloween, 13 people attended the special party in Christian Church Bungalow for an evening of food, fun and fellowship. They included Josie Bryant, Colby Caruthers, Cheyenne Melon, Stephanie and Andy Lechliter and Kadines, their new little neighbor who lives next door, near the church. The adults were their parents or teachers or pastor including Brandy Melon, Patty Peterson, Willa and Charles Cable, Steve and Edie Lechliter.
Sunday morning before the sermon, Stephanie, Josie, Cheyenne and Bridget Schmitz sang a special number to the delight of the congregation.
Guests that morning were Leora Young and her little granddaughter, Laural. Also Allen and Linda Watt from Wichita who were guests with Mae Watt. Mae's other visitors before Halloween were Penny Montee and her mother from Deerfield, Mo.
It has been announced Operation Santa Fundraiser dinner will be Sunday, Nov. 28 in Arcadia Community Center from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Money donations as well as desserts are requested. The menu listed is chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, vegetable, plus dessert for a free will donation. This is the money raiser to help bring Santa Claus to town to delight children and adults in December. Keep watching for the date.
Ron and Karen Billiard, Fort Scott, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their families. With them were their daughters, Robin and Brad Hartman and Tonya and Kevin Barnes. Also sharing the day were grandchildren Grant and Heather Hartman, Brett Hartman and Kevin Barnes. Ron and Karen were married Oct. l, l960 in First Christian Church, Fort Scott. They are well known in Arcadia.
Patty Peterson, Mary V. Shead attended the Election Board Training on Tuesday, Oct. 26 in Crawford County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 26. They will serve polling place manager and clerk in Arcadia Community Center for the Nov. 2 General Election. As polling place Supervising Judge, Linda Morris, Arcadia City Clerk, attended a training meeting on a different day. We hope you remembered to vote.
The nine people from Arcadia that we spoke to at the Annual Meeting of Craw-Kan Telephone Cooperative, Inc. on Wednesday evening Oct. 27 at Girard High School Cafeteria were Pauline Smith, Thelma Medley, Joyce Stephens, Orva Jean Greek, Helen Sisney, Jack and Mary Lee Payne.
Also, Scott Ball who again this year helped pass out the $50 gift envelopes after refreshment break. Mary V. Shead was the only lucky Arcadian this year who was awarded.
Terry Kunstel, rural Arcadia, was voted back in as a director. The other two were Roger Doue, Arma, and Mary Smith, Hepler. Many of the audience went early to enjoy the band music for one or more hours before the "Star Spangled Banner" was sung and Pledge to the Flag given.