Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

News

December 26, 2013

Club Chatter

Smyrna Guys & Gals 4-H Club

The Smyrna Guys & Gals held their annual Christmas party Dec. 12.

The club started off assembling fruit baskets for their Smyrna neighbors that they sang Christmas carols to later. Those that participated in this worthwhile event were Emma, Jane and Clare Spreckelson, Kaden Schroeder, Hunter and Morgan Burkart, and Ali and Kyle Norton. Adults assisting were leader Katie Spreckelson and Deana Burkart.

After singing, the group returned to begin their meeting with president Emma calling the meeting to order. Roll call was answered with everyone answering what they wanted for Christmas. Kyle then gave the secretary’s report. Katie gave the treasurer’s report. Morgan gave the Junior Leader’s report saying the group was organizing to promote the 4-H program to third graders in the county. The leaders were also ringing bells for the Cheer Fund.

New Business consisted of leader Katie reporting that the club did receive an Honor Club recognition! Also club members were encouraged to sign up for program trips, camps, and roundup because the deadline is Jan. 15. There will be an officer training in February, so continue to read the newsletter. It was voted to give a monetary donation to the Pregnancy Care Center and AGAPE. The club then had a pizza party with a gift exchange using a Left/Right story to determine the gift they received. Next meeting will be March 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Millhousen Fire Dept.

Modern Trends Home Extension

Modern Trends met Tuesday, Dec. 17, for their Christmas lunch at the Sherman House in Batesville with ten members present. After lunch the members then returned to the home of Marlene Wolter for the party and gift exchange.

Chair-ladies for the celebration was Sharon Dennett and Marlene Wolter.

The members chose to exchange white elephant gifts and a donation was made to New Directions. A Christmas card from Pauline Kincaid was shared, Pauline was a former member of the club. The Hostess’ served pumpkin roll and drinks and favors shared was cookies, peanut brittle and a Christmas bell ornament. Members enjoyed a afternoon of chatting about their plans for various Christmas family plans.

Next meeting will be at the home of Kathryn Schoettmer on Jan. 21, 2014 at 1 p.m. weather permitting.

– Daily News

1
Text Only
News
  • Cards RHP Kelly on DL WASHINGTON -- St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Joe Kelly has been put on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. The Cardinals also optioned righty reliever Keith Butler to Triple-A Memphis and recalled rookie right-handers Eric Forn

    April 18, 2014

  • nws-gb041814-ymca flat rock - pic2 Local retreat mostly unknown around Decatur County ST. PAUL -- Out in the northwest corner of Decatur County lies a place that's largely unknown within the county itself. Oddly enough, this hideaway of natural splendor is anything but secret to the rest of the world. From Spain and Hong Kong they com

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • nws-gb041814-edc job fair - pic2 Employers, jobseekers, meet at Job Fair GREENSBURG -- Twenty-eight prospective employers attended the annual Greensburg-Decatur County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Job Fair Thursday, and plenty of Decatur Countians came out for a look at the work on offer. By 5:15 p.m., in fact,

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • Low blood sugar? Grouchy spouses Serious discussions between spouses shouldn't take place on an empty stomach, a study suggests. Husbands and wives reported being most unhappy with their spouses when their blood-sugar levels were lowest, usually at night, according to research relea

    April 18, 2014

  • IUPUC student research to be showcased COLUMBUS -- The Office of Student Research will host its fourth annual student research exhibition from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 22. The event will showcase findings from 11 funded projects completed at Indiana University-Purdue University Colum

    April 18, 2014

  • nws-gb041814-Intl night pic- page 1 Homemakers’ International Night features Indonesia GREENSBURG - Two clubs from the Indiana Extension Homemakers Association collaborated to host International Night recently, where the country of Indonesia was the focus of the evening. The Kitchen Kookies and the Twilighters are the two clubs respons

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • SR 3 widening with traffic shift NORTH VERNON -- The Indiana Department of Transportation will shift traffic Monday as a second State Road 3 construction project gets underway at North Vernon. The state is widening S.R. 3 from JFK Drive to CR 300 North (at the bypass) to accommodat

    April 18, 2014

  • nws-gb041814-united fund pic- United Fund considers future community investments GREENSBURG - The Decatur County United Fund plays a significant role in mobilizing the community to develop and maintain resources to meet human needs by supporting programs and services addressing education, income and health in the community. Recen

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • nws-gb041814-Airport fuel pic- page 1 Airport jet fuel tank gets replacement, upgrade GREENSBURG - The Greensburg Municipal Airport replaced its outdated jet fuel tank with a new, upgraded version Thursday afternoon. The Daily News spoke with Aviation Board Vice President Bill Ernstes to learn more about the new tank and why the airpo

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • SB138 could level the playing field for victims GREENSBURG -- For New Directions Domestic Abuse Services Center Executive Director Diane Moore, the recent signing of Senate Bill 138 into law by Governor Mike Pence is something akin to a Godsend. According to the 2014 Indiana General Assembly websi

    April 18, 2014