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Artisans guild to sponsor Festival of Tables

during J.C. Penney Festival, June 8

History buffs and quilt lovers won’t want to miss the Festival of Tables luncheon and quilt show on Saturday, June 8, at the J.C. Penney Community Room in Hamilton. The Caldwell County Arts Show-Me Artisans guild will be host to the event, being held in conjunction with the annual J.C. Penney Hometown Festival.

Luncheon tables will be decorated with antique and collectible dishes. Beverly

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Luke Daniel Critten

Robert and Lori Critten of Tulsa, Okla., are proud to announce the birth of a son, Luke Daniel, born May 17, 2002. He weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He joins Karina, 7, and Isaac, 4.

Grandparents are Carroll and Viva Parks of Gallatin and Dick and Lena Worrell of Gallatin. Great-grandparents are Roy and Mae Worrell of Gallatin.

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Jordan Isaiah Robert Shipers

Tyler Virtue would like to announce the arrival of his baby brother, Jordan Isaiah Robert Shipers, born at 4:31 p.m. on May 21, 2002, at Heartland Hospital, St. Joseph. Jordan weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 21 ½ inches long. His mother is Kendra Shipers.

Maternal grandparents are Bob and Rose Ann Shipers of Pattonsburg. Great-grandparents are Kenny and Betty Popplewell of Albany and the late Kermit Shipers of

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Grant Allen Thomas

Abby Thomas welcomed her brother, Grant Allen, on May 16, 2002. Grant weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces. His parents are Josh and Lisa Thomas.

Grandparents are Rick and Connie Sue Thomas and Steve and Sheila Sellers, all of Lawson. Great-grandparents are A.C. and Mary B. Wilkinson, Grant City, and LaVaughn Thomas of Gallatin.

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Remembering Dan Devine

In a previous “life,” I had the good fortune to be a football coach in the college ranks.

by Mike Alden, Director of Athletics, University of Missouri-Columbia

In a previous “life,” I had the good fortune to be a football coach in the college ranks. I was preparing for the 1985 football season as an assistant football coach at the University of Pennsylvania when I was offered the position of

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Results of Winston Speedway races, May 25

Dean Wray won for the fifth time at the three-eights mile oval

When he lined up on the outside of the 10th row in the 20th spot for the A modified feature, there were those who asked if Dean Wray could make his way through the field and win yet another feature event at the Winston Speedway.

The Trenton , Mo., veteran driver did exactly that as he won for

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U. S. 36 Raceway

5/25 Drag Results

Pro: 1. Chad Bowman, St. Joseph. 2. Ross Gorby, Shenandoah, Ia. Semi: Damon Hart, St. Joseph. Qtr.: Scott Seymour, Lamoni, Ia.; Dick Zieser, Plattsmouth, Ne. Consolation: Richard Gleason, Blue Springs; Brian Vest, Murray, Ne.; Curtis Moore, Cameron; Melvin Hays, Chillicothe; Troy Hays, Chillicothe.

Super Pro: 1. John Foley, Kearney. 2. Ed Culbertson, Kearney.

Trophy: 1. Stan Holder, Cameron. 2. Gary Nelson, St. Joseph.

4-Wheelers: 1. Todd Tucci,

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Four locals set to play in Lions All-Star Basketball Classic

Gallatin’s Erin Sweatman and Robert Heldenbrand and Pattonsburg’s Nena Woodward and Chase Cornett will take part in this weekend’s games

The District 26F Lions All-Star Basketball Classic moves into its second decade Saturday night as area high school grads get set to tip off in the 11th annual games, held again this year on the campus of Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville.

This year’s event features 46 recent high

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Merrigans celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Dean and Violet (Smith) Merrigan of Coffey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary

Dean and Violet (Smith) Merrigan of Coffey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the Pattonsburg Senior Center. They were married June 4, 1952, by Rev. Moser at St. Munchins Catholic Church in Cameron. Dean is a retired farmer and did maintenance work at Trenton Foods. He

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