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Prairie Pals met Nov. 27 in the Lutheran church basement with Mary Clemmer and Jane Vajnar as hosts. For the program, Vajnar talked about day trips and weekend getaways in Kansas. Others present were Laveta Meyer and Michele Berens.

Tom and Dee Duggan attended a basketball game Nov. 27 evening in Herington. Their granddaughter, Kaylee Hall, was playing.

Jesse and Ashton Smith and Sydney of Pilsen, Rustyn Kerbs of Hillsboro, Russ and Julie Kerbs and Lucille Kerbs ate dinner on Nov. 25 in Salina.

Becky Routh of Augusta spent Nov. 25 with her mother, Leona Kleiber, and helped her put up Christmas decoration and assisted with other chores.

Nov. 25 dinner guests of Frank and Anna Mae Stika were Tom and Lori Moldenhauer and Lisa Hanschu and Anna.

Tom and Dee Duggan attended a party Nov. 24 at the Abilene Civic Center in celebration of Redella Lay’s 80th birthday. Afterward, the Duggans, Everett and Rhea Kolling of Herington, Joyce Cox, and Dixie Kracke of Abilene went out for dinner.

Guests of Jerry and Jeanne Rziha over the Thanksgiving holidays were Wayne Rzhia, Cecilia Marie, Anthony and Daniel of Tulsa, Okla., John and Jeanne Rziha, Michael Christopher, Joseph, Timothy, Thomas, Charles, Anna and Henry of Atchison, Jim and Diane Herron, Andrew, Peter, Maria, John, Michael and Juliet of Chippewa Falls, Wis., Susie Rziha of Lincoln, Neb., Cecilia Rziha of Dallas, Texas, and Julie Rziha of Sabetha.

Thansksgiving weekend guests of Tom and Dee Duggan were Darla Hall of Lee’s Summit, Mo., Adam Hall of Sprinfield, Mo., and Deb Hall and Kaylee of Herington. They celebrated the Duggans’ wedding anniversary and Tom and Deb’s birthdays.

Thanksgiving dinner guests of Paul and Edna Backhus were Bev and Tom Reid of Marion, Don and Ophelia Jacobson and Greg Jacobson of Hope and Brad Backhus. Additional guests of the afternoon and an evening lunch were John and Wanda Lewis, Sarah and Luke of Anthony, Mike and Jennifer Jay and Cody of Hillsboro, Jason Backhus, Alisha Barney, Phyllis Mueller, and Rod Mueller. They also celebrated Ophelia’s birthday.

Adeline Bernhardt and Leona Kleiber accompanied Lynn and Peggy Kleiber and Nick of Salina Nov. 22 to Wichita. They were Thanksgiving dinner guests of Tim and Dr. Amanda Baxa and Sophia. Additional guests Becky Routh and Danielle of Augusta and Eloy and Andrea Mendoza, Katherine and Layla of Derby.

Mary Clemmer and Ron Clemmer were Thanksgiving dinner guests of Dale and Sandy Clemmer of Salina. Additional guests were Nile and Kathi Sutton, Alex, Meaghan, Kyle, Abigail and Ryan of Topeka. Mary and Ron visited Jim and Mary Clemmer in the afternoon.

Eating Thanksgiving dinner at a Salina restaurant were Steve and Sheri Spohn of Hope, Leo and Sue Yanda, Gary and Carole Spohn and Georgia Spohn.

Glenn Kerbs of Dodge City was an overnight guest of his mother, Lucille Kerbs, Nov. 21. The following day they went to Abilene, where they were Thanksgiving dinner guests of Doug and Connie Thompson and Taylor, Additional guests were Tim and Marchelle Kerbs, Molly Kerbs and Raymond Deiser of Salina, Jeremy and Allison Sluder and Brooklyn of Abilene, Rustyn Kerbs of Hillsboro and Russ and Julie Kerbs.

Thanskgiving dinner guests of Frank and Anna Mae Stika were Nikki Stenzel of Manhattan, Tom and Lori Moldenhauer and Ronnie and Lisa Hanschu and Anna. Anna went to work in the afternoon. The other women went shopping before returning for supper. The group worked at putting up Christmas decorations.

Thanksgiving guests of John and Kathy Oborny and Diane Stener were Bill Oborny of Marysville, Jim Oborny of Logan, N.M., Fr. Paul Oborny of Wichita, Dan and Kim Oborny, Ethan and Logan and Jane Vajnar.

Don Clemmer of Salina took his mother, Mary Clemmer, to Emporia Nov. 21. They visited Mary’s sister, Adeline Wood, her son Bill Wood, Jann Jaggard, and Rannie Vogt. Rannie is a former Hillsboro resident.

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