Contributing writer

Fourth of July guests of Lawrence and Lois Sayers were Sandy Sayers and Bruce Sayers, Megan and Jessica.

Marvin and Sherol Nightengale spent July 4 weekend with Jim and Linda Hess, Allie and Amelia at Kearney, Mo. Amelia came home with them and will be going back Thursday.

Ronnie and Patti Gaines spent July 4 at Galva with Kenny and Roma Koehn. They and Dusty Gaines joined others July 5 at the home of Ty and Kim Gaines and Brooke, for fireworks.

Vernon, Florine, and Judy Koehn hosted a July 4 gathering at their home. Guests were Renferd and Wanda Koehn, Lonnie, Dalen, and Carolee, Luana Isaac, Rose Forgy, Melissa and Ryan, Bertha Koehn, Nathan and Ella Koehn, Roland and Kim Koehn, Deby, Doug, Kayla, and Diana, and Jim and Hazel Smith of Rich Hill, Mo. Jim, Florine, Bertha, and Luana are siblings.

Esta Hall, Evelyn Sidener, and Joyce Kyle enjoyed breakfast together Thursday morning at Arletta's.

Ashley Wiebe and Seth called on Joyce Thursday afternoon.

Mary Langenegger and Joyce went to McPherson hospital with Jim and Beulah Gehring Monday evening to visit with a cousin, Gloria Schrag, who is terminally ill.