The 2020 New Year’s Baby at Community Memorial Healthcare is Zoey Elaine Weiche, daughter of Valerie and Kelly Weiche, Greenleaf.

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The Beach Boys, known for California surfing songs, will bring their music to the Kansas prairie at Alcove Spring Aug. 1.

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Marissa Capp, left, and Alex White were named the Marysville High School Winter Homecoming queen and king Sunday evening at the MHS Activity Center. Parents and fellow students gathered to celebrate. A Homecoming dance was held later Sunday evening in the school cafeteria and no classes were…

More and more people want services brought to them and veterinary mobile clinics are joining the long line of conveniences like online shopping as one of the latest trends.

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Tickets were nearly sold out by Sunday's final performance of the Marshall County Arts Cooperative’s 13th annual musical revue fundraiser “Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice at the Replay Lounge.”

This year’s two-act musical revue fundraiser for the Marshall County Arts Cooperative features a nine-member musical ensemble supported by a nine-member band.

Shelly Crome, Herkimer, left, and Father Nathan Haverland, Marysville, were crowned as Epiphany king and queen at the Koester House Museum & Gardens’ Twelfth Night/Tom and Jerry Party Saturday. The catered event served traditional Victorian-era drinks such as wassail, Christmas punch, ci…

Tickets are selling quickly for the Marshall County Arts Cooperative’s thirteenth annual musical revue fundraiser, “Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice at the Replay Lounge,” 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17 and 18, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at the American Legion Post 163, Marysville.

About 350 ballots were cast this year in the Light Up Marysville! Christmas decoration contest held among local homes and businesses.

Marysville High School Winter Homecoming candidates are, back row from left, Marissa Capp, Shaleena Cook, Kayenta Frye, Piper Patterson and Kristen Volle; front row, Jonny Crome, Dalton Denner, Matt Holle, Koby Schroeder and Alex White.

People who want to attend the Marshall County Arts Cooperative’s Jan. 17-19 musical revue fundraiser are advised to buy tickets early because the show has sold out the last four years.

The Christian band Cloverton will perform with Leanna Crawford, center, at 7 p.m. Saturday at Marysville Christian Fellowship, 1137 Pony Express Highway. Tickets are $10 through the Eventbrite website or at the door Saturday. VIP tickets are $25. The concert is open to the public.

Twelve sets of twins, believed to be the most twins at one time in St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Mo., made national news last month. Two of those babies belong to Shawn Persell, formerly of Marysville, and Cierra Smith, who live in Emporia.

Marysville High School senior Michael Sanchez Jr., left, received a $500 scholarship for future music educators from the North Central Kansas Music Educators Association at the association’s honor band and choir concerts Saturday at Manhattan High School. This was Sanchez’s fourth year in th…

Light Up Marysville maps and ballots are available to the public at local convenience stores, the visitors center, City Building, library, Wagon Wheel Cafe and other downtown businesses.

Each December, the Axtell School pools its giving spirit and donates a variety of items for families in need.

Seventy-two Marysville High School Future Business Leaders of America members attended the FBLA Leadership Day Nov. 13 at the University of Kansas.

Act of Congress, a bluegrass band from Birmingham, Ala., is consistently voted one of the “Must See Live Acts of Alabama.” Local residents will have a chance to hear their “must see” sound at a Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Marysville High School auditorium.

Homes tours, festivals of trees, holiday open houses, a live nativity scene, cantatas and bell choirs, a parade and visits with Santa will spread holiday spirit this weekend in Marshall County.

“...I would like to offer you my deepest gratitude for your noble contribution to the efforts to safeguard the Republic of Korea and uphold liberal democracy around the world. At the same time. I remember with endless respect and affection those who sacrificed their lives for that cause.” — …

Delores Hargadine presents a handmade quilt to World War II veteran Vic Stanley at the Blue Rapids veterans celebration Nov. 9 in the Community Center. Quilts were made for George Bedford American Legion Post 169’s four living WWII vets — Harry Johnston, Charles Hollenberg, A. Duane Carlson …

T. Rex Belrose, played by Patrick Linck, doesn’t receive the warm welcome he hoped for from his wife, Peaches Verdeen Belrose, played by Barb Buck, in the weekend Marysville Area Community Theatre production of “Rex’s Exes.” The comedy starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunda…

Fall is the season of football, pumpkin spice and apple orchards, but for farm wives, it’s a time to start a catering service for taking meals to the field, as harvest rolls on in the area.

Art students, from left, Marissa Capp, Sydney Grauer, Danny Ackerman and Frank Ackerman, present a painting to Police Sgt. Dave Ohlde, an Army veteran who has been the school’s resource officer for many years.

The third annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, at the Marysville American Legion.

Becoming a member of the U.S. military helped Ron Grauer transform his immaturity and adolescence into discipline, teamwork, an ability to lead and knowledge of weaponry.

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Church directory


Mt. Zion Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ, Marysville

1017 Broadway, 785-562-5077

Pastor Dan Napier

Bible study, Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Sunday school and worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening service, 6 p.m.

Assembly of God

Marysville Christian Fellowship

1137 E. Pony Express Highway


Pastor Brad Wicks

Family life/kids & youth pastor Jacob Comer

Administrative/women’s pastor Denise Wicks

Sunday services, 9 and 10:45 a.m.

Adult fellowship classes, Sundays at 9 and 10:45 a.m.

MCF Kids, infant to 5th grade, 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sundays

Realife, sixth grade to high school, 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays

Youth Small Groups, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sundays at 1124 Keating St. Apt. F

First Wednesday Prayer, 7-8 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, child care provided

Women’s Bible study, Wednesdays, noon to 1 p.m.

Baha’i Faith

Scott Bodie residence, Burchard, Neb. 402-865-4335, 1-800-22-UNITE

Devotional gathering, Thursday, 8 p.m.


First Baptist (ABC-USA), Marysville

1700 Broadway, 785-562-2176

Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.

Sunday service, 10:30 a.m.

First Baptist, Blue Rapids

Seventh and Lincoln, 785-363-7547

Pastor Jeremy Henderson

Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.

Sunday services, 10:30 a.m., 6 p.m.

Victory Baptist (GARBC), Marysville

714 N. 19th, 785-562-3440

Pastor Titus Mohler

Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.

Sunday services, 10:40 a.m., 6 p.m.

Wednesday night service, 7 p.m.

Winifred Baptist (GARBC), Winifred


Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.

Sunday services, 10:30 a.m., 6 p.m.

Wednesday prayer, 7 p.m.


Marysville Berean

2221 North St., 785-629-8000

Joel Barber, pastor

Sunday service and children's church, 9:30 a.m.

Sunday school, 11 a.m.

Youth group, 6:30 p.m. Sundays

Sunday evening service, 7:30 p.m.

Mid-week Bible studies

Men's prayer time, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays


Annunciation, Frankfort


The Rev. Anthony Chendumalli

Masses: Saturday, 4 p.m.

Sunday, 10:30 a.m.

Holy Family, Summerfield


The Rev. Jim Shaughnessy

Mass: Sunday, 8:15 a.m.

St. Columbkille, Blaine

The Rev. Anthony Chendumalli

Mass: Saturday, 6 p.m.

St. Gregory's, Marysville

13th and Carolina

The Rev. Nathan Haverland

Masses: Saturday, 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, 7 a.m., 10:30 a.m.

St. Monica-St. Elizabeth, 
Blue Rapids

The Rev. Anthony Chendumalli

Mass: Sunday, 8:30 a.m.

St. Malachy's, Beattie

The Rev. Nathan Haverland

Mass: Sunday, 8:45 a.m.

St. Michael's, Axtell


The Rev. Jim Shaughnessy

Masses: Saturday, 5 p.m.

Sunday, 10:15 a.m.

Junior-senior high religion class, Wednesday, 7:30-9:30 p.m.


First Christian, Marysville

Ninth and Carolina, 785-562-3382

Pastor June Stoker

Fellowship time, 9:45 a.m.

Sunday service, 10:30 a.m.

First Christian, Vermillion

The Rev. Virgil Warren, pastor

Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.

Sunday service, 10:30 a.m.


Mission Covenant, Axtell

Pastor Herb Schrader

Sunday school, 10 a.m.

Sunday services, 11 a.m. and

7 p.m.

Church of Christ

Church of Christ, Marysville

200 S. 15th, 785-562-3157

Sunday Bible study, 9:30 a.m.

Sunday services, 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Wednesday Bible study, 7 p.m.


St. Mark's, Blue Rapids

Lincoln & Sixth St., 785-363-7785

The Rev. Greg Doll

Combined Eucharist for St. Mark’s (Blue Rapids) and St. Paul’s (Marysville) is at 10 a.m. the second and fourth Sunday at St. Mark’s and the first and third Sunday at St. Paul’s. The fifth Sunday is morning prayer at each individual church, 10 a.m.

St. Paul's, Marysville

10th and Alston, 785-562-2673

The Rev. Greg Doll

Combined Eucharist for St. Paul’s (Marysville) and St. Mark’s (Blue Rapids) is at 10 a.m. the first and third Sunday at St. Paul’s and the second and fourth Sunday at Mark’s. The fifth Sunday is morning prayer at each individual church, 10 a.m.

Evangelical United Church 
of Christ, Marysville

10th and Elm, 785-562-2947

Pastor Julie Shields

Sunday worship service, 10 a.m.

Bell choir, Wednesday, 6 p.m.

Choir, Wednesday, 7 p.m.


Bethlehem (LCMS), Bremen

The Rev. Aaron Fenker

Sunday worship, 8:00 a.m.

Sunday school, 9:00 a.m.

First Lutheran (LCMS), Summerfield


The Rev. Greg Stuckwisch

Sunday service, 8:15 a.m.

Immanuel (LCMS), Bremen

The Rev. Aaron Fenker

Sunday worship, 10:00 a.m.

Sunday school, 9:00 a.m.

Immanuel (ELCA) (State Line)


Rural Wymore, Neb.

Church is at Nebraska-Kansas state line.

Pastor Suzanne How

Sunday service, 8:30 a.m.

Mount Calvary (LCMS)

1710 Jenkins, 785-562-2046

Elevator access

Rev. Philip Miller

Wednesday service, 7 p.m.

Sunday service, 10 a.m.

Adult Sunday school, 9 a.m.

KNDY radio broadcast, Sunday, 
11:30 a.m.

St. Mark (ELCA), Waterville

204 N. Nebraska


Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.

Sunday service, 10:45 a.m.

Salem (LCMC/NALC), Axtell

2590 Navajo Rd., Axtell,

785-736-2820, church

816-694-5151, pastor

The Rev. Cynthia Cone

Children & adult Sunday school, 9 a.m.

Sunday service, 10 a.m.

Communion first and third Sundays of the month


St. John's (ELCA), Lanham

Pastor Donna Florio

Sunday service, 10:15 a.m.

Sunday school following worship
Communion, first and third Sunday.

Trinity (LCMS), Afton


Deacon Don Dodd

Services: 9 a.m. Sundays

Communion, 3rd Sunday, 9 a.m.

Adult Bible study after church

Zion Lutheran (ELCA), Hanover

Pastor Donna Florio

Sunday service, 8:15 a.m.

Sunday School following worship

Communion, first Sunday of month


First Presbyterian, Frankfort

508 N. Kansas

Pastor Shannon Borgman

Sunday service, 9 a.m.

Memorial, Marysville

10th and Center, 785-562-3116

Pastor Shannon Borgman

Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.

New Hope Evangelical, Blue Rapids


Pastor Dick Coleman

Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.

Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.

United Presbyterian, Blue Rapids

609 Genesee, 785-363-7142

Pastor Shannon Borgman

Gary Phillips, lay minister

Sunday service and

Sunday School, 9 a.m.

United Presbyterian, Summerfield

Pastor Herb Schrader

Sunday service, 9:30 a.m.

Sunday school, 8:30 a.m.

Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints


Elder Lloyd Barnett

United Methodist


Pastor Janelle Knowles

501 Prairie Street

Sunday school for youth, 10 a.m.

Sunday service, 11 a.m.

Church, 785-736-2366

Pastor, 785-736-2769


Pastor Janelle Knowles

Sunday service, 9 a.m.

Sunday school, 10 a.m.

Church, 785-353-2373

Pastor, 785-736-2769

Blue Rapids

The Rev. Troy Bowers

Sunday service, 9 a.m.

Sunday school, 10:15 a.m.

Nursery provided



The Rev. Jim Akins

Children and adult Sunday school, 9:15-10:15 a.m.

Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.


1500 North St., 785-562-2621

Pastor Dale Lewis

Saturday night service, 5:30 p.m.

Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.

Sunday service, 10:30 a.m.

Youth, Sunday, 6 p.m.

Choir, Wednesday, 7 p.m.


Pastor Dale Lewis

Sunday service, 9 a.m.


The Rev. Troy Bowers

Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.

Sunday service, 11 a.m.

The Crossing

Formerly Vineyard Community, Marysville

U.S. 36 East, 785-562-2001

Sunday service, 10:30 a.m., with children’s church

Weekly small groups; call for information.

Tuesday night prayer, 6:30 p.m.