Contributing writer

Renferd and Wanda Koehn, Lonnie and Carolee, Nathan and Ella Koehn, Royce and Rachel Koehn and Charity of Jamesport, Mo., and Margie Jantz and Lena Koehn of Newton were Mother's Day dinner guests of Roland and Kim Koehn, Doug, Kayla, and Diane.

Al, Bonnie, and Shelby Plummer went to Emporia Sunday to visit Dorothy Plummer. Bonnie had calls from all the children for Mother's Day. Bonnie left a week ago Thursday for Nixa, Mo., and the home of Martin and Kayme Voelker, Alyson and Abby to visit school for Grandparents' Day. She came home Saturday.

Marvin and Sherol Nightengale went to El Dorado Friday to watch Laura run. They went to Manhattan Saturday and spent the night with Mitch and Cathy Foote. Joining them for Mother's Day were Jim and Linda Hess, Allie and Amelia of Kearney, Mo.

Dusty Gaines of Wichita came Sunday to the home of Ronnie and Patti Gaines. They all went to Emporia to meet Ty and Kim Gaines and Brooke. They spent the day together to celebrate Mother's Day and Ty's birthday.

Sandy Sayers came Saturday to spend the day at the home of Lawrence and Lois Sayers. Bruce Sayers, Megan and Jessica also were there. Bruce is so much better.

Renferd and Wanda Koehn, Lonnie and Carolee, Rose Forgy, Melissa and Ryan, Luana Isaac, and Kevin and Janarro Jantz, Kaylee, Shawna, and Jessie were Tuesday evening guests of Vernon, Florine, and Judy Koehn, celebrating birthdays.

Josh and Ashley Wiebe and Seth attended commencement exercises Sunday afternoon at Remington. Jake Thiessen, Ashley's brother, graduated. In the evening, they joined family members at the home of Josh's sister, Jody Harder.