The first annual Meili Road Rally was held Saturday, July 23, 2016 in memory of William (Bill) Meili who passed away on Dec. 13, 2015. Those attending were Larinda Meili, Gary and Carrie Meili of Lincoln; Bob and Joyce Bunch, Larry and Rita Meili, Roy, Bethany, Gracie and William Jessup, all of Phillipsburg; Sharon Hiss of Great Bend; Doug and Janet Meili of Overland Park; Billie Lynn Meili and Brad Plett of Bettendorf, Iowa; Travis, Becky, Isaac, Isabella, Jude, Daniel and Elijah Meili of Gardner; Amy Bunch and Lily Casper of Alma, Neb.
Everett and Josie Eslinger, McPherson, Kan., will celebrate their birthdays on August 1. Everett will celebrate 90 years and his wife Josie will celebrate 87 years. Everett grew up in the Round Springs community before moving to Canton.