DeEnna McQuay is the newest member of Osawatomie Chapter DO of the P.E.O. sisterhood.

The Osawatomie State Hospital Staff Development, Education and Training Department hosted its annual Spring Safety Expo on May 20-23. The four-day expo included two night sessions for night shift employees.

Members of the Paola Optimist Club met at the Paola Country Club on May 16.

The Busy Beavers 4-H Club’s monthly meeting was held at the United Methodist Church in Paola on May 20.

We’ve all heard the recommendation to reduce the amount of added sugar we consume in order to promote good health, but what exactly is added sugar? And what is the difference between added sugar and naturally occurring sugars?

The historic Mills House in Osawatomie was filled with the scent of “essential oils’ during the May 13 meeting of Chapter DO, P.E.O.

The monthly meeting of the Happy-Go-Getters 4-H Club was called to order by Michaela at 7 p.m. May 14 at the Richmond Township Hall.

PAOLA — The General Federation of Women’s Clubs, namely the G.F.W.C. Shamrock Study Club of Paola, celebrated 71 years of community service Monday, March 18, at Little Town with 16 members present.

Members of the Heartland Art Guild are gearing up for the annual miniatures art show held at the Miami County Historical Museum in July. Paintings from all over the world should start arriving soon.

Members of the Happy-Go-Getters 4-H Club conducted their regular monthly meeting April 9 at the Richland Township Hall.

Janzzel Esteve and Jessie Anne Caceres are the proud parents of a daughter, Maria Luna Caceres-Clinton. She was born April 3, 2019, weighing 8 pounds, 6.5 ounces and 20.5 inches long.

Jeremy and Kathleen (Armstrong) Deason of Olathe would like to announce the birth of their son, Freddie Robert Deason born Jan. 9, 2019, at The Birth Place in the Olathe Medical Center.

Jim and Pam Williamson of Paola would like to announce the engagement of their daughter Melissa Williamson to Ryan Swenson, son of Richard and Denise Swenson of Concordia.

Laurel Jacobson and Gary Miller were married May 11, 2019, at the Paola Park Square gazebo with Nancy Proffitt officiating.