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Last week's news:

Sharon Smith, Julia, Justin, Sana, and Lane attended the 23rd Smith family reunion Sunday at El Dorado Lake.

Denise and Jaimie Lang and Jessica and Dana Maddox rode on a float Saturday that Jessica had fixed for the vision center.

Tootsie and Dale Snelling were dinner guests of Doni Rogers in honor of Tootsie's birthday. Doni was a Tuesday lunch guest of Ivan and Margaret.

Sunday visitors of Hazel Clothier were Teresa Hill, Heath and Cassidy of Marion.

Bill and Margie Williams and Hazel Clothier met Gayla Soyez at Friends University, Wichita, Tuesday, then went to the Wichita Fish Company for lunch.

Carl and Becca Williams were our Sunday dinner guests.

Dale and Tootsie Snelling attended a couples' baby shower Saturday afternoon at Haysville for Breanna and Brandon Lespagnard. On the way home, they stopped in Sedgwick and brought their grandson, Levi Lewman home with them to spend the week. Saturday evening they attended the Chingawassa Days festivities at Central Park, Marion.