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November 15, 2003

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Brad and Ronni Faircloth, Eudora, announce the birth of a son, Joseph Michael Faircloth, born Nov. 9, 2003, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He has a brother, Clayton, 4, and a sister, Raegan, 5.

Maternal grandparents are Lou and Elda Rhodd, Eudora. Paternal grandparents are Randy and April Faircloth, Eudora.

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Friends and family are invited to help Marie Maxwell celebrate her 100th birthday. The celebration will be from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Eudora Nursing Center. Cards may be sent to her at Eudora Nursing Center, 1415 Maple, Eudora 66025.

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The Lawrence Accredited Music Teachers Assn. will present a student piano and string recital Thursday at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

Students who will perform at 7 p.m. are Angelica Wade, Karen McCain, Danni Wang, Andrew Woodhead, Ashley Rasmussen, Maddelyn Bailey, Rachel Rasmussen, Ben Brill, Ben Munson, Nic Brill, Kristin Capps, Jeff Miller and Julia Barnard.

Students who will perform at 7:45 p.m. are Charles Young, Wagner Tong, Nora Elbayoumy, Alan Shi, Gina Tong, Eric Palmquist, Samantha Schueler, Zach Stites, Baoqing Zhou, Adrienne Willems, Betty Zhang, Cyril Cook, Kelly Gibson, Anna Cook and Boning Zhang.

The students represent the studios of Pat Burgstahler, Carol Cook, Jean Drumm, Sue Evans, Sue Kwak and Elaine de San Miguel.

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The 27th annual reunion of the descendants of the late Mr. and Mrs. James W. Hubbard was Nov. 2 at the Linwood Community Center with 121 people in attendance. The family of the late Earnest and Jennie Siscoe were hosts.

The reunion includes the families of the late Thomas Edward Hubbard, Harvey Hubbard, Frank Hubbard, Florence (Hubbard) Eaton, Adeline (Hubbard) Green and Hattie (Hubbard) Ward. During the past year, there have been two deaths and six births in the family. During the reunion, members autographed a family tree.

Area residents who attended the reunion were Ira Hubbard, Basehor; John Green, Lawrence; Bill and Shirley Burke, McLouth; Kenneth and Marilyn Hubbard and Scott, Linda and Dariel Swanton, Baldwin; Gerald and Eddie Siscoe and Jeff and Geni Cooper, Berryton; Richard and Judy Siscoe, Raymond and Lois Tripkos, and Junior and Jean Maness, De Soto; and LeRoy and Joyce Elder, Jim and Edna Elder, Denise Church, Lola Mae Torneden, Marvin and Marvel Torneden, Lawrence, Connie and James Torneden, Bud and Vickie Wilson, Henry Green and Jesse Aldrict, Linwood.

The next reunion will be Nov. 7, 2004, at the Linwood Community Center.

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Melissa Fite, Lawrence, received an Eleanor B. North Poetry Award and $300 for her poem, "The Ceramicist, to his Wife" at Pittsburg State University. Fite's award-winning poem and other poems she has written, "I'll Show You Mine" and "MaMa and PaPa's Story," have been published in the 2004 edition of The Rectangle, the Sigma Tau Delta literary journal.

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Andrew Trent, Lawrence, is a resident assistant for a dormitory at Hesston College for the 2003-2004 school year. He helps supervise the student staff and serves a mentor and role model for students who live in the dormitory.

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Mildred Harkness, Lawrence, represented Douglas County at the annual session of the Kansas Silver Haired Legislature Oct. 8-10 in Topeka.

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Lawrence native Mary Clark became director of Marshall University's Buck Harless Student Athlete Program on Sept. 29. She previously was coordinator of student programs-intercollegiate athletics for two years at Marquette University.

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