Library receives another donation from Benner family
The regular monthly meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was Monday, Jan. 14, in the Hickory County Library. Discussion centered around a donation from the Benner family, upcoming programs, and high circulation reports.
Committee members for the Pomme Terre Rendezvous met at Clearlight Inn Wednesday, Jan. 16, to begin organizing this year’s 33rd annual event. For two hours, they discussed some of the exhibits being planned, changes in promotion, needs starting out, and how the event did last year. They concluded by setting a March date for their next meeting.
Races and ballot proposals for the Tuesday, April 2, Municipal Election have been set. Candidates from around Hickory County have concluded filing and signed their names for seats on the various city councils and school boards. Voters will also decide on the fate of one school bond issue.
Library sponsoring free seminars on growing mushrooms
Hickory County Library will sponsor a two-part in-depth exploration of the history, properties, environmental importance, culture medicinal and culinary uses of fungi (mushrooms) during thee next month.
Hickory County R-I (Skyline) and Weaubleau R-III’s Boards of Education both passed Four-Day School Week proposals Wednesday, Jan. 16, ushering in a dramatic shift in educational practices in Hickory County.
County Men of Note, a local vocal choir under the direction of Roger Mills, will present the Gospel through song Sunday afternoon Jan. 27, at the Wheatland Church of the Nazarene. The free concert will begin at 4 p.m. and everyone is welcome to attend.