Archive for Saturday, March 31, 2012

Around and About for March 31, 2012

March 31, 2012


Air Force Airman Kyle C. Merkel, a 2008 graduate of Eudora High School, completed basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Merkel completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Merkel earned distinction as an honor graduate.

Army National Guard Pvt. Zachary D. McAdams, a 2008 graduate of Eudora High School, has completed the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. The course is designed to train service members to maintain, prepare and load ammunition for firing; operate and perform operator maintenance on prime movers, self-propelled Howitzers and ammunition vehicles; store, maintain, and distribute ammunition to using units as a member of battery or battalion ammunition section; perform crew maintenance and participate in organizational maintenance of weapons and related equipment; and establish and maintain radio and wire communications.

Wade and Katie Allen, of Baldwin City, announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Allen, on March 20.

Don Westheffer will celebrate his 90th birthday with a card shower and a family dinner on Saturday, April 7.  Birthday wishes can be sent to 2202 Greenbrier, Lawrence, KS 66049.

Tiffany Nyland, of Basehor, has been named to the 2011 Fall Dean’s List at Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa. To qualify, the undergraduate must have earned a minimum 3.5 GPA for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student.

Washburn University student Abby Hanson, of Lawrence, was recently inducted into the Pi Gamma Chapter of Beta Beta Beta, a national biology honor society. Hanson is a junior and is pursuing a B.S. degree in biology.


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