On Jan. 22, members of the Kalm family celebrated Hurl and Nellie Kalm's 76th anniversary. Nellie's 93rd birthday celebration was also on the same day. The event was held in the Community Christian Church where the family gathered to celebrate.
A "Financial A-fair" has been announced by Gary Peterson for an Arcadia Festival Oct. 8. Meetings are on the first Wednesday of each month for anyone who would like to help. Call Gary at (620) 638-4726 or (620) 632-4718.
Several activities in the planning are horseshoe pitching in Powell Park, wood splitting, cake walk country cupboard, toilet paper toss and more. The Arcadia Community Center will be open at 11 a.m.
The Arcadia Post Office has two part-time positions available. The postmaster replacement is every Saturday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and any hours through the week that the postmaster is unavailable.
The rural carrier associate is for every Saturday from 7 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. and any day through the week the regular rural carrier is unavailable. This position requires a dependable vehicle. Contact Kathy at the Arcadia Post Office with questions and/or application instructions.
We are sorry to learn of the death of Paul Ernest Pitts, 85, formerly of Uniontown, Kan., more recently of Fort Scott, Kan., who died Thursday, Jan 26, in Fort Scott Medicalodges.
Burial was conducted Jan. 30 in the U.S. National Cemetery by the Rev. Marty Witt at 2:30 p.m. Condolences to the family.
From the Fort Scott Tribune l987 column, a cast list for the Fort Scott High School's "The Music Man" has been released. Paul Walrod, a junior, portrayed Professor Harold Hill. Arcadia folks know Paul as the husband of Cherri Cable Walrod who is now living in Eudora, Kan.
Mae Watt was pleased to have sons Delton Jr. and Bill visit her recently. She heard news that in Wichita, Douglas and Linda Watt had son Douglas Watt for Sunday dinner, Jan. 29. Mae recently attended the funeral of one of her lady friends in Fort Scott.
Last Wednesday, Joyce Stephens took Mary V. Shead shopping in Pittsburg and treated her to dinner at Freddy's -- a new place for Mary V. to experience and enjoy.
The two ladies at home had finished trimming and counting the Best Choice UPCs for the JOY class fundraiser. It sprinkled enough for windshield wipers as they traveled the old country roads through Mulberry and entered Pittsburg from the east side, an enjoyable trip.
On Wednesday, March 14, in the Arcadia Community Center from 7 to 8 p.m. a community meeting will be conducted by Unified School District 246 of Arma. The meeting is a chance for patrons to ask questions of the superintendent and board members regarding the school district.
Interesting facts of 25 years ago -- in 1987 Keith and Patty Daniels of Redfield were the year's receipents of the Conservation Awards presented by Kansas Bankers Association. Patty Potter Daniels is a l985 graduate of Arcadia High School.
Also from Arcadia High School we read in The Fort Scott Tribune that 50 years ago Betty Jack, Sherry Swafford and Marilyn Coonrod headed the honor roll with all A records.
Randy Corporon, Denver, Colo., visited his dad, Charles Corporon, in Pittsburg, Kan., recently. In December Randy slipped on a patch of black ice at home and broke five ribs.
Larry and Vickie Shead enjoyed a birthday dinner Sunday evening, Jan. 22, in Joplin to help Nick Nickerson celebrate. His wife, Chris (King) Nickerson, a cousin to Vickie, had prepared the dinner.