The East Central Kansas Model T Ford Club, (ECKTs), will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, January 14, in the Conference Room at the Burlington Library, located on Highway 75. Members are asked to bring a side dish to share before the meeting.
Kids of all ages slid into the new year as a layer of ice/snow blanketed the area last Friday, January 1. Parts of Greenwood County received approximately 2 inches of snow Friday morning. Children and adults both took advantage and built snowmen, made snow angels, had snow ball fights, etc. Many followers of The Eureka Herald shared photos of their fun in the snow. Additional photos can be found elsewhere in this week’s edition.
On Wednesday, December 30, Hamilton City Council members held their end of the year meeting. The bills and minutes from the regular December meeting were approved as written.
On Monday, December 28, Eureka City Council members reviewed a proposal submitted by Judge Mary Ann Shirley, to utilize diversion funds to purchase equipment for the municipal court and Sheriff’s Office. Secretary to the City Administrator, Karen Simon reported that there was approximately $12,000 in the fund created by former Legal Counsel Stuart Symmonds. In an effort to exhaust the account, the following purchases were proposed: radar for the Sheriff’s Office, approximately $4,000; 6 body cameras at approximately $1,000 each; a laser printer, toner and a laptop to be utilized for municipal court work including reports, diversions and probation pa-perwork in the amount of $1,600. Setup fees would also be paid with the diversion funds. Council members approved exhausting the account for the purchases.
An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, January 12, from 1 - 6 p.m., at the Matt Samuels Community Building, in Eureka.