Members of the Sill-Sheppard family earned the prize in the family/individual category during the Hope Heritage Festival’s reverse parade. Morgan, Amelia, Cadence and Memphis each illustrated their perfect vision for the future. Community members and businesses created a “float” at their location while vehicles followed a mapped-out parade route to view them. There were more than 20 entries in the unique parade. (Susan Mueller/News-Times)
Members of the Herington Saddle Club won the club/organization category during the reverse parade at the annual Hope Heritage Festival on Sept. 12. Members presented a gypsy fortune telling booth to illustrate the theme of “A Clear Vision for Hope 2020.” Members Alexis Barlow and Claudia Williams shared predictions from their giant crystal ball. On horseback, Kelly Bell, Emilee Morgan and Gudrun Van Hoosier portrayed gypsy riders. (Susan Mueller/News-Times)
Members of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Herington held an annual “God’s Work, Our Hands” community work day on Sunday. The day started with a pancake, egg and sausage breakfast prepared by the church council. Approximately 50 persons were present to eat, then go into the community to offer free services. At three homes, gutters were cleaned and yard work performed. Garage doors were serviced and/or repaired at 15 residences. Oil and filters were changed on 11 vehicles. Blankets and health care kits were made and packed for Lutheran World Relief. According to church staff, “members reserve this annual day to continue spreading God’s love into the community.” (Courtesy photo)
Herington High School students celebrated homecoming early this year, with festivities concluding at Friday’s football game.
The Navarre Boosters 4-H Club recently held their first in-person (with a virtual option) meeting since the March pandemic shutdown. The masked club members socially distanced themselves at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 in the basement of the Ebenezer Baptist Church. The new meeting location was due to the refinishing work being done to the gym floor at the Navarre Community Center.