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Weekend activities planned

    Believe it or not, the Easter holiday is upon us! Several events are planned to take place this weekend.
    Stevens County Ministerial Association will host Good Friday services April 18  at Trinity Baptist Church beginning at 12:07 p.m. and ending slightly before 1:00 p.m., so employees can return to work before the lunch hour is over.
    Pastor Richard Martin will be speaking at the non-denominational community Praise and Worship service at Memorial Hall, 200 E. Sixth Street in Hugoton, starting with a free supper at 6:00 p.m. Friday evening, April 18. Everyone is invited to bring their friends - and their appetites - to enjoy fellowship and worship.
    Area children from birth to age nine are invited to the annual Kappa Eta Sorority and Hugoton Recreation Commission’s Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 19. The babies’ hunt - birth to age one - will start at 10:00 a.m.  Children ages two to three will start at 10:05 a.m., and children ages four to nine will start at 10:10 a.m. Candy and other surprises will be hidden in the eggs. Don’t be late!
    The Dominic Esarey Memorial Run/Walk will take place Saturday, April 19 beginning at 1:00 p.m. The Run/Walk will start and end at the Hugoton High School. All proceeds will go toward the Dominic Esarey Memorial Scholarhip Fund for the Hugoton High School Class of 2016. Anyone can participate in this amazing walk to remember Dominic.
    Hugoton United Methodist Church at 828 S. Main, will host a Seder Meal and Communion at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall April 17. Guests are asked to bring a potluck dish to share. Easter Sunday, the congregation will gather at 7:30 a.m. for the Sonrise Service, with a light breakfast to follow. Sunday School will then take place at 9:45 a.m., with worship at 11:00 a.m. An Easter egg hunt is scheduled for 12:10 p.m.
    Moscow United Methodist Church, 300 Ransom Street, will host Maundy Thursday services April 17 at 6:30 p.m. at their building. Their Good Friday service will take place April 18 at 7:00 p.m. Moscow UMC will be hosting the Easter Sunday sunrise service this year beginning at 7:30 a.m. Breakfast will be available after the service.
    Sovereign Redeemer, two miles west of Hugoton on Highway 51, will host a Good Friday Communion Service at 7:00 p.m. April 18. Their sunrise service will be at 7:00 a.m. Easter Sunday, with a Resurrection Day breakfast to follow at 9:45 a.m. There will be no Sunday School. Guests are asked to bring their favorite breakfast goodies. The Resurrection Day worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m.
    Assembly of God, 138 S. Main in Hugoton, will have regular services at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, April 20 featuring “The Love and Hope of Christ”. An Easter egg hunt will follow the service for young children up to sixth grade.
    Bethel Friends, 1040 S. Jefferson in Hugoton, will host a Good Friday communion service April 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary. An Easter service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 20.
    Citizens State Bank will close at 3:00 p.m. for Good Friday, April 18. First National Bank will stay open with regular hours Friday. White’s Foodliner announced they will remain open from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. throughout the weekend. Hugoton’s Post Office will also be open regular hours, as will The Hermes. Both convenience stores - Express Lane and Kangaroo Express - will remain open with normal hours. The Stevens County Courthouse will be closed Friday, April 18 and will reopen Monday, April 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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