Around Town

HUMBOLDT — About 20,000 persons thronged Humboldt Saturday afternoon for the 8th annual Biblesta program, according to estimates by Biblesta officials. There were 33 entries in the massive parade, including floats, high school bands, banners…

As Oct. 31 approaches, many families are thinking about Halloween plans and wondering how to celebrate safely this year.  In the times of COVID-19, one could argue that Halloween is the most pandemic friendly holiday. …

Prairie Dell 4-H club met COVID-style this month on Oct. 5 over Zoom. Officers were elected for the 2020-2021 year. They are: president, Luke Wicoff; vice president, Drake Weir; secretary, Henry Wicoff; treasurer, Riley Jay;…

Sharon Grisier will teach how to make a cell phone carrier at the Oct. 26 meeting of the Sunflower Quilters Guild. The members meet 10 a.m. at the Humboldt United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 806…

The Square-B 4-H Club started their Oct. 12 meeting with competitive volleyball and dodgeball games, along with food around the bonfire. A business meeting followed where 11 members answered rollcall with their extracurricular activities. Elizabeth…

Members Linda Johnson, Judy Arbeiter, Deborah Jackson and Cynthia Geisler met in Humboldt on Oct. 11 for the Cofachique Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Day Of Service no-sew lap blanket project. A total…

Construction of a new parsonage on the lots at the corner of Madison and Cottonwood streets has been approved by the congregation of First Methodist Church, the Rev. E.E. Tillotson said. It will be constructed…

The monthly meeting of the City Slickers 4-H Club was called to order by President Carly Dreher on Oct. 11 at Jeff & Carla Nemecek’s house. Roll call was answered with Halloween plans from 15…

The prophet Haggai understood the spiritual principle of putting the things of God first.  As believers of today, we must also acknowledge that God blesses us when we put Him first. Pastor Steve Traw’s message…

Allen County had fewer farms in 1959 than in 1954 but they were larger in size and represented a substantially larger investment. This is revealed in the preliminary report of the 1959 agricultural census which…