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.
“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” The Fragrant Hilltoppers 4-H club held their annual ice cream social for the Upland community. With a great turnout, the club was able to hold their first in person meeting again on Aug. 9.
Eldon Weber, a resident of The Legacy in Herington, turned 100 last Wednesday. Due to COVID-19, a typical birthday celebration wasn’t possible.