ECFE spring open house slated

TRUMAN — The Jaguars boys basketball team will tip off postseason action 7 p.m. tonight in Truman. They will play host to United South Central. The winner of this game will advance to the sub-section quarterfinal at 7 p.m. Monday in Springfield.


Did you know that Friday is Employee Appreciation Day? A simple “thank you” can make a difference.


St. Paul’s Lutheran School is hosting a pancake brunch from 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. They will be serve pancakes and sausages. Donations will go for student tuition aid and other school needs. The public is invited to attend.


Truman City Council meets 5:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall. All council meetings are open to the public.


The kickoff meeting for all team captains for the 2018 Martin County Relay for Life will be 6-7 p.m. Tuesday in the main meeting room at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. If you’re unable to attend, please send someone from your team to pick up your team’s information. Martin County Relay for Life is scheduled for June 23.


Truman Pride will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the THS Learning Center. Come join them and help support our students and school. You do not need to have a student in school to be a part of this supportive group.


The recycling truck comes the first and third Wednesday of each month. Please have your cart on the curb by 7 a.m. with the items clean and having no dirt or food residue. Labels on cans are OK.

Shredded paper can be placed in a clear bag and placed in the cart, but no plastic bags or liners can be in the recycling cart.

Also, cardboard boxes should be broken down and placed in the carts.

If you have any questions about carts or what can be recycled, call Billeye at (507) 776-3232


Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) will have its spring open house from 5-6 p.m. March 8 in room 109-E at Truman Elementary School. Come make ice cream sundaes and get to know the staff; meet new families; do activities and just play.

ECFE is where moms, dads and their children between birth and kindergarten go to discover new things about each other by spending valuable time together and apart. It’s also a program that allows you to build on your parenting skills. You can share ideas with others who are in similar situations or just sit back and listen.

ECFE classes for parents and children will meet March 15, 22; April 5, 12, 19, 16; and May 3.

Children who are 2 1/2 to 5 years of age also can attend a discovery class from 8:15-10 a.m. Friday mornings if they have attended the Thursday night class the night before. It will meet March 16, 23; April 6, 13, 20, 27; and May 4.

Enrollment into ECFE and Discovery Class is limited and is filling up fast. If you wish to enroll your child/family, please call Jennie Bowers at (507) 776-2111, extension 3918.

The cost for attending the Thursday night classes is $10 per family for the entire term. For children attending the Friday morning classes, the cost is $20 per child for the entire term.

There is also a registration form in the winter/spring Truman Community Education newsletter that can be filled out and returned to Truman Public School office.


For Truman Treble choir students in grades 2-8, registration and fee is due Tuesday. The first rehearsal is 3:10-4 p.m. March 8. The instructor is Jessica Koehler.

Register with Courtney at (507) 327-6917, or email studerc@truman.k12.mn.us, or drop off your payment and registration at the THS office.

If any THS student is interested in helping the choir, please let Ms. Koehler know.


Truman High School play performances will be presented 7 p.m. March 8-9.


Plan to attend the Truman Lions Club breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 11 at the Truman Community Building. They are serving Nancy Jo’s egg bake, cinnamon rolls, banana and juice.

Profits will be donated to Truman Public School. Tickets are available in advance from any Truman student or Truman Lions Club member.