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Holcomb resident to appear on game show

A Holcomb resident will be a contestant on Let's Make a Deal Monday afternoon.

Jennifer Jantz, Holcomb, will appear on Let's Make a Deal on KBSD, channel 6, at 2 p.m. Monday.

Let's Make a Deal is the game show where audience members dress in

outlandish costumes to win cash and prizes by making deals with the


One out of every eighteen audience members gets to be a contestant on the show.

The one-hour series is hosted by Emmy Award-winner Wayne Brady at the Sunset Bronson Studios in Hollywood.

Those interested can visit the Let's Make a Deal studios in Hollywood to attend a free taping of the show.

Tickets for the show are available at with details about tape dates also

available at the site.

Call the Let's Make a Deal Audience Hotline at (888) 5-DEAL-50 for more information.

Builders of Hope set to meet Sunday

The Builders of Hope Cancer Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Downtown Vision Office, 413 N. Main St.

Local musicians to meet in Lakin Sunday

The High Plains Country Music Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers will have its monthly program Sunday at the Memorial Building on Main Street in Lakin.

Sign-up will begin at 1 p.m., with the program scheduled to start at 2 p.m. All area musicians are welcome to come and join in and help provide the program for the afternoon.

There will be a short break for snacks. Feel free to bring a snack to share.

For more information, call Joe Coyne at (620) 355-6480, Jack Coyne at (620) 290-8701 or Curtis Young at (620) 355-6410.

Rep. Huelskamp schedules town halls

Rep. Tim Huelskamp has scheduled nine town hall meetings for the week of Feb. 18, including several in southwest Kansas.

On Feb. 19, town halls are scheduled in Morton, Stevens, Grant and Haskell counties. Huelskamp will appear at 8 a.m. at The Flying Monkey, 350 Morton St., Elkhart; 10 a.m. at the 4-H Building at the Stevens County fairgrounds, 1130 Trindle St., Hugoton; Noon in the city council room at Ulysses City Hall, 115 West Grant Ave., Ulysses; and 4 p.m. at the Haskell County courthouse, 300 S. Inman St., Sublette.

On Feb. 22, town halls will be held at 1 p.m. in the first floor lounge at the Hodgeman County courthouse, 500 Main St., Jetmore; and 3 p.m. at the Ness County old bank building, 102 W. Main St., Ness City.

Other townhalls will be in Ellsworth and Lyons on Feb. 20, and Larned on Feb. 22.

Those with questions about the town halls should contact Huelskamp's Dodge City office at (620) 225-0172.

Library to host book discussion series

Finney County Public Library will offer a four-part book discussion series February through May titled "Award Winners." Members of the community are invited to attend the free programs, which will take place at the library, 605 E. Walnut St.

The series is sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council, a nonprofit cultural organization, as part of its Talk About Literature in Kansas program. KHC is furnishing the books and discussion leaders for the Finney County TALK series.

The first meeting will begin at 11 a.m. Feb. 23. Jane Holwerda will lead a discussion of "Charming Billy" by Alice McDermott, The author tells the story of Billy Lynch within the complex matrix of a tightly knit Irish American community. Holwerda is a professor of English at Dodge City Community College and teaches classes in British literature and cinema.

The series continues with "Cold Mountain" by Charles Frazier on March 23; "Gilead" by Marilynne Robinson on April 20; and "Motherless Brooklyn" by Jonathan Lethem on May 11.

To check out books and for more information about the reading series, call 272-3680 or visit

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