Northwest of Durham

Durham correspondent

Katelin Unruh returned June 3 from a month long tour of Europe with the Hesston College Chorale. They sang in France, Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, and one concert in Italy with the Malone Bach Choir. Most of these concerts were in cathedrals and churches, some very old. In Holland, they sang at a Dutch wedding. It was a very educational, interesting, and enjoyable trip.

The Isaac Dirks reunion was held Sunday at the Hillsboro Senior Center. The Tobe Dirks family hosted the reunion. Many from here attended.

Sunday supper guests of Clayton and Betty Wiebe were Duane and Louise Ratzlaff and Rayletta, Lisa Redger, and the Travis Koehn family.

Mark and Barb Unruh, Katelin and Sarah left Friday evening to attend the Stutzman reunion at North Platte, Neb. They returned home Sunday. On the way home, they stopped to see Dick and Thelma Stutzman at Wood River, Neb.

A bridal shower for Lisa Redger was held Wednesday evening at the home of Teresa Wiebe. Other hostesses were Carol (Mitch) Unruh and Rhonda Koehn. Guests were relatives and friends.

Sunday evening guests of Melvin and Vera Dirks at Hillsboro were Ransom and Lillian Wiebe and Ruston and Lydia Dirks. Later, Bruce and Cheryl Dirks stopped in on their way home from Missouri.

Sunday dinner guests at the home of Clayton and Betty Wiebe were Stuart and Lea Isaac and family, Jason and Sheri Wiebe and family, and Leonard Eicher.

Gene and Jaraine Redger attended the six-o'clock wedding Saturday afternoon of their granddaughter, Hannah Redger, daughter of Randy and Tina, to Richard Jacob Watts. It was at Peabody Christian Church.

Gene and Jaraine Redger attended the 80th birthday celebration Sunday afternoon for Carl Redger at Abilene.