THAYER -- Valentine royalty will be crowned Feb. 13 at the Fun and Friends Senior Citizen Center in Thayer.
Queen candidates are: Agnus Johnson, Ina Lou Clark and Jessie Mae Burkhead. King candidates are: Allen Deckard, Gene Boren and Virgil Clark. Cans with the candidates'' names on them are sitting on top of the piano at the center. Fun and Friend director Shelia Smith said votes are 1 cent each.
Funds made from the contest will be used to help purchase a new soft serve ice cream machine for the center.
Center volunteers are kept busy thoughout the year raising funds for the center. They have several sales each year. Center volunteers are planning a rummage sale for next month and are asking residents in the area to bring in their merchandise for the sale.