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February 15, 2018 The Hesston RecordFebruary 15, 2018 The Hesston Record 



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Lamb’s Last #GivingTuesday With Hesston Community Foundation

Posted 11/22/2017

Record Staff


The Hesston Community Foundation will be going through a leadership transition on Jan. 1 as Director Susan Lamb steps aside and Shana Smith takes over the directorship. 

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, residents will have the opportunity to visit with Lamb at Hesston Public Library during her final GivingTuesday evening from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

“It’s a good time of year for people, after they’ve had a long weekend to enjoy family and count their blessings to support their community after the spending on Back Friday and Cyber Monday. 

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Thanksgiving Meal Cost Drops For First Time Since 2009

Posted 11/22/2017

Record Staff

When sitting down to your annual Thanksgiving spread tomorrow, cost is no object when faced with your favorite holiday meal. 

However, every year The Hesston Record heads to the local grocery store, Weaver Grocers, to check out the price of a traditional Thanksgiving feast. The Record has been tracking the cost of turkey and all the trimmings since 2009. 

Find out the price of this year’s feast in comparison to turkeys past.

Thanksgiving 2017

10 lb turkey – $11.90

1 box Stovetop Stuffing – $2.69

2 packages gravy mix – $1.98

5 lbs russet potatoes – $2.79

1 large can sweet potatoes – $2.29

1 can cranberry sauce – $2.39

2 cans corn – $1.98

Rolls – $2.29

2 pack pie crust – $3.03

2 cans pumpkin pie filling – $4.98

Whip cream – $3.39

8.50 percent sales tax – $3.38

GRAND TOTAL - $43.09

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Giving Thanks

Posted 11/22/2017


Bristyl Roulhac

She is thankful for her friends



Braylen Gunden

He is thankful for God, Jesus and his family



Lauren Robinson Hogg

She is thankful for her family. 



Bethany Ledford

She is thankful for her dog and her family.



Rylan Espada 

He is thankful for his friends and family.



Symphony Yutzy 

I’m thankful for a lot of things, my family thing for a roof over my head and i’m thankful i get to spend this thanksgiving safe with nothing to worry about 



Dan Schott 

Thankful for watching football. 



Carley Bartell 

I’m thankful for my family. 



Johnny Silks 

I’m thankful for the opportunity to be around my family. 



Brooklyn Diederich 

I’m thankful for how my parents can take care of me and my sister who stands by my side when I’m lonely or if i need someone to talk to and I’m thankful for the shelter and food my parents can afford to give me and my family. 



Max Claerhout 

I”m thankful for my family and how they treat me and that we moved here at a young age and integrate and how the high school has a wide range of classes.  



Jaden Rearden

I’m thankful for just being in Hesston because I’ve switched schools a lot and moved 17 times in my life.  All the friends I’ve made. This was one of the easiest moves I’ve done everyone was really nice and accepting it was really nice and easy to move into Hesston.  



Jared Harmony 

My family. They’re always accepting and they’re always really nice and they all can cook really well. 

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Sending Christmas Spirit To Soldiers Stationed Overseas

Posted 11/22/2017

By Jacquelyn Nelson

Hesston Record StaffTHE Regier brothers picked items from tables to fill boxes. THE Regier brothers picked items from tables to fill boxes.

Hesston Area Senior Center is ensuring 116 soldiers stationed overseas for the holidays will have a Merry Christmas through Operation Christmas Stocking. 

The Holiday tradition for the senior center collects thousands of items and packs the 100-plus boxes each year to be sent to young men and women who will be away from their families this holiday. 

First time box packer Larry Fuqua said he and his wife, board member Becky Ruth, were pleased to see the number of people who come out to help. 

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Hesston MB Kicks Off Christmas Season

Posted 11/22/2017

RECORD STAFF MEMBERS of the Hesston Mennonite Brethren Church came together last Wednesday evening for Operation Christmas Child, an event sponsored through Samaritan’s Purse, to package and deliver Christmas gifts to children across the worldMEMBERS of the Hesston Mennonite Brethren Church came together last Wednesday evening for Operation Christmas Child, an event sponsored through Samaritan’s Purse, to package and deliver Christmas gifts to children across the world

Last Wednesday evening, Hesston Mennonite Brethren Church congregants got into the Christmas spirit, packing boxes for Operation Christmas Child through Samaritan’s Purse - an annual event to deliver gifts to children across the world. 

J.L. Martin, pastor of children and family at the church, said the evening was a way to bring all members of the congregation together. 

“It’s always fun for the families to come, everyone comes together, since we cancelled all our other Wednesday night activities. We enjoy that part of the evening is about spending time together,” he said. 

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