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Community News PRESS-NEWS JOURNAL, CANTON, MO. THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2009 - PAGE 16 PNJ Photo by Jennifer Pegler PNJ Photo by Jennifer Pegler PROM KING AND QUEEN - Luke Barton and Ashleigh Prom Royalty Court. Left to right are the selected seniors: Luke Barton, Maria Otts were named the 2009 Canton R-V Prom King King and Queen Clark, Grant Lay, Lindsey Lilard, Eric Ports, Ashleigh Otts, Nathan Uhlmeyer, and Queen. Candidates Kara Uhlmeyer, and the 2008 King and Queen Joe Wilson and Brogan Uhlmeyer. Little Prince and Princess are Brady Hoewing and Tegan Burbridge. Quilt shows baseball player signatures l00000000-News m Cox r Paper Edition ~ On Line Edition PNJ StaffReporter  or both are available Baseball fans will want to attend the quilt show at The PNJ will continue the free LaGrangc Appreciation Days on Saturday, May 16 home page on its web site at the Youth Center from newsjournal.com, but now people noon to 4:00 p.m. will have several subscription Over 135 authentic au- tographs of major league options. baseball players during the late 1970's are incorporated on the quilt. The on-line version includes Colleen Brown of La- every page in the print edition. Grange wrote to famous major league baseball play- ers over thirty years ago i and sent quilt blocks and There is also options for sub- asked them to sign it and mitring wedding, engagement, send them back to her. She received over 135 respons- birth announcements, and armi- es and made the autographs versary notes to us, and a listing into a quilt for her son. of books being sold by the PNJ. An amazing collection of autographs are on the ., PNJ Photo by Rita Cox quilt. Pete Rose,Billy Mar- Player Colleen Brown, LaGrange, displays quilt with over ii tin, Johnny Bench, Tommy 135 Major League Baseball player autographs. Some r p4 I'L "" .r L " '"  LI  '$-- Lasorda ThurmanMunson, Patchwork of those on the quilt pictured below are Pete Rose, George Brett, Jack Clark, George Brett, and Tommy- Lasoda. ]PrlelN(lll Jo Joe Torre, Whitey Herzog, years and her quilts are 573-288-5668 Sparky Anderson and Mike hand-stitched and many Schmidt are just a few of tell astory. 110 N. 4th Street the players and managers She started sewing doll Canton, Mo. whose autographs are fea- clothes at age six and was tured. sewing on a machine by One of her favorite press newsj0urnal.c0m players, A1 Hrabosky "The age nine. Diagnosed with • MS in 1976, she began Mad Hungarian signed his quilting as a way to relax  ......    : "' [ -- :. :: :    :i'::' " block and wrote Psyche and keepbusy. Up! on it. I-Irabosky was She also has a quilt she with the Kansas City Roy- made after being a victim als at the time. of a violent crime in 1992. Brown also kept a She worked on the quilt scrapbook documenting her during two long trials. This search for the autographs, quilt features 15,722 hexa- the player's responses, and gons and is the only quilt articles pertaining to the she has made with dark heirs to pass it on. The Hantlibal Rggtomd players that she received colors instead of bright quilt and the story of its Medical Group autographs from.. Almost cheerful fabrics. She had survival had been passed every autograph has a story, to have special permission down through the genera- Allergy/Immunology .............................................................. 573-629-3450 such as Pete Rose signing from the courts in Florida tions to him. • Molammad Akhtaruzzaman, M.D. his block in the middle of to work on the quilt while Mrs. Brown also has a £anton/LaGrange Family Practice ......................................... 573-288-5360 a 144 game hitting streak; in the courtroom, beautiful Hawaiian quilt, Bill Veeck, owner of the For Civil War buffs, a made while at her late hus- • John Greying, D.O. Chicago White Sox, found quilt from Lawrence Kan- band's bedside during his • Connie Dochterman, A.P.N. the quilt block in the lock- sas, saved during a raid on terminal illness. er room after a player had the town from Quantrill The quilt show will Cardiology ......................................................................... ; ..... 573-629-3300 been traded, signed it and Raiders who during the also feature many other • Mark A.Shima, M.D. sent it to Mrs. Brown. War led a force of 450 men beautiful quilts from other Some players sent let- to Lawrence and terrorized donors and will be on dis- • Pervez Alvi, M.D. ters along with their au- the town by burning it and play at the Youth Center • Richard Valuck, M.D. tographs. The scrapbook killing 183 men and boys. during the LaGrange in Intemal Medicin, .................................................................... 573-629-3400 will also be on display and A custodian from Kan- Pictures show. available for baseball fans sas gave the quilt to Mrs. Anyone who would like • John Greying, D.O. to view. Brown knowing she would to display a quilt can call • Amy Lee, M.D. Mrs. Brown has been preserve it and he had no Rita Cox, Edith Schmuck. quilting for a number of or Colleen Brown. • Andrea Hawkins, EN.P Monroe City Family Practice .................................................. 573-735-2506 • Dale Zimmerman, D.O. Occupational Medicine .......................................................... $73-406-5740 Tc st:ucJer, ks o c Canton I-lie School's National Honor - Gregory Henry, D.O. Gociet would like to thank the o'-llowin5 suplgo@ers or their Optometry ............................................................................... S73-406-5730 donations and assistance with Acer Prom'Zb02. We reall 9 • KentW01ber, O.D. appreciate 9our supporl:! Pain Management .................................................................. 573-629-3500 • Luvell Glanton, Jr., M.D. • Arki-Tec • Arnold' Funeral Home • Ayers Oil Company • Bank of Monticello Plastic Surgery ....... , ................. .,, ............ ,....,...... .................. 573-629-3500 • Can-WillBoosterClub • Buffalo Wild Wings • Canton and LaGrange Medical Clinic Staff • Canton Volunteer Fire Departmen • Canton State Bank • Canton • Schuyler MetliS, M.D ...... .... Veterinary Clinic Capp S Office Stores Claire s Canton Comfort Inn The ...... • Podiatry. ............................. , ............... . .................................... 573,629-3500 Cotton Bowl • C-SC Logo Shop • Canton Teachers' Association • County • Edward Cline, D.P.M. Market • Cuttin' Comer • Danielle's Hair Salon • Davis Funeral Home • De- Coster Law Office • Dennis Smith Law Office • Dr. Todd .Eagles • Eighth Psychiatry. ........ , ....................... . ................................... , ........ 573-248-5228 Avenue Villager • E1Mezcal • Fretwell Insurance • Grgurich Autobody • Head • Lyle Clark, M.D., Medical Director First • Heartland Bank • Howard Welding • Lewis County IDA • Jan-Mar Child/Adolescent Psychiatry..,..,, ....................... ., ....... . ....... 573-406-5723 Development • Janney Construction • Jimmy John's • JK Creative Printers ° John-E-B's • Lewis County Farm Bureau • Lewis County Nursing Home • . Monica Robles, M.D. Lewis Street Playhouse • Logsdon Elevator • Mastercuts • Maurice's • Papa . Katarzyna Derlukiewicz, M.D. " John's • Pepsi • Pizza Hut • Press-News Journal • Primo's • River City Con- $helbina Family Practice ........................................................ 573-588-4131 tractors • Rivertown Shirt Shop • Sam's Club • The Saturday Store/Pryority • Charles Lichty, M.D. Designs • Shottenkirk • Tangerine Bowl • Town and County Bank, LaGrange • Transport Delivery Company • Walmart - Quincy • Stan and Kim Uhlmeyer • Sebastian Baginski, M.D. • Rick and Carla Janney • Bill and Pare Martz • Crystal and Walter Metz • Urology ............................................................ . ....................... $7r629-3500 Dan and JulierCoUins • Keri Cottrell • Rick and Tina Uhlmeyer • Tom and • B. Soplia Ford-Glanton, M:D. Julie Lay • Phillis Bracey n Mary Taylor • Larry and Joann Spurgeon • Cathy Randolph • Nancy Lillard • Sherry Shuman • Michelle Dietrich -Jim Ellison Advanced Medicine. Compassionate Care. • Knights of Columbus www.hannibalregionalmedicalgroup.org