Senior Center pinochle

John Bunnell won high in the two tables of pinochle played April 3 at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Willard Riggs took second place, and Bob Baker was third.


Senior Center double pinochle

Donna Preston won high in the two tables of double pinochle played Monday at the senior center. Dawn Theil took second place, and Carol Bradford was third.


Senior Center pitch

J.D. Farr won high in the three tables of pitch played Tuesday at the senior center. Sheryl Holiman took second place, and Carol Klaus was third.

Those interested in playing can call the senior center at (620) 272-3620.


Daughters of the American Revolution

The Byrd Prewitt Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting Saturday at the Historic Adobe Museum in Ulysses.

After a brief business meeting, Robert Caraway presented a program titled "The Genealogy of Time," a history of timekeeping covering technical advances and the reasons we do some of the things we do.

Caraway brought a few timepieces with him, and after the meeting showed these with explanations about how they worked, what made them special and some stories about them.

Those interested in DAR or any of its programs may contact Catherine at (620) 510-9092.


Sherlock Strivers 4-H Club

The Sherlock Strivers 4-H Club met Sunday at Holcomb Elementary School.

Approximately 21 members and 10 parents were present. Lauren Jones led the meeting, and the other officers gave reports. The club then said the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H Pledge.

Leader Delaina Hammond explained some of the planned changes for this year’s fair.

Under old business, the club continued planning its monthly community service projects. This month, members made made Goody ‘Thank you’ Bags for Holcomb city employees. Members also were reminded of the YQCA requirements for livestock showing.

Under new business, the club discussed the May community service project. Members decided to donate $200 to the Nebraska 4-H Foundation in support of 4-H flood victims. They then went outside to listen to pig project talks from the Dennistons and Drydens.

Members marked livestock show dates, 4-H Council meeting dates, future club meetings and camps on their calendars.

The meeting ended with collecting canned goods for Emmaus House and celebrating April birthdays.

The next meeting will be May 5 at Holcomb Elementary.


Phi Sigma Alpha

Phi Sigma Alpha met March 14 at the Lakin Church of Christ. The group enjoyed a light meal, with Sue Shipley serving as hostess and Ellen Eichhorn serving as co-hostess.

The nominating committee made its report, and officers for the 2019-20 year were nominated and unanimously elected.

Marilyn Wadel will be president, Cindy Dial and Shipley co-vice presidents, Hazel Jones secretary, Carlene Schweer treasurer, Eichhorn historian, Sue Keeny sunshine gal and Joanne Harder parliamentarian.

Members discussed using artificial flowers for officer installations, but ultimately decided to continue using fresh flowers. They played board games the rest of the night.

The next meeting will be Friday.