Several Larned stores will have Holiday Open Houses Saturday, from 3 to 9 p.m. You are encouraged to shop locally during the gift-giving season.
GARFIELD - Garfield's 86th annual turkey shoot will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Porteous Park in Garfield. Veterans' Day bingo will begin at noon. Lunch will be served by Episcopal Church members.
Diamonds returning to Larned
Participants in this year's Veterans Day parade in Larned are asked to form up at Dwight Shank Chevrolet, 124 Broadway, at 10:30 a.m. next Thursday, the 11th. The parade is to begin at 11 a.m.
Welcome Inn has
School board to look
School board to look
The Episcopal Women of Sts. Mary & Martha Episcopal Church, at 8th and Main in Larned, will have a soup and pie luncheon, and a crafts fair/show, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. Chili and chicken noodle soup will be featured, as well as pie.
The Larned Knights of Columbus Council 3273 will have its Fall Hog Fest from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at the K of C Hall on Scenic Drive in southwest Larned. Admission is $9 for adults, $5 for those younger than 12.
Vincent Scott Dorsey, Veterans' Service representative of the Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs, Dodge City, will be in Larned at the Veterans of Foreign War Building from noon to 2 p.m. and at Larned State Hospital in the Reimbursement Office from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday to assist veterans, their dependents or survivors with questions concerning veterans benefits.
Eighteen members of the Quilting Bees guild met Nov. 2 at the Presbyterian Church. Ann Hicks demonstrated the Maple Leaf quilt block due in January and how to make quick and easy 8 quilt blocks from two fat quarters. Becky Obermiller was thanked for constructing 70 dog scarves for the Pawnee County Humane Society. Thanks also to Jadene Colglazier for donations of fabric and batting.
In a close race, John C. Haas, with just a little more than 53 percent of the votes cast, defeated Isaac Lemuz for the First District Pawnee County Commissioner's post. Haas will take Arlis Atteberry's seat on the three-person commission in January.
The annual turkey dinner in the fellowship hall at Larned's United Methodist Church will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Tickets in advance are $7 for adults ($8 at the door), and $3 for kids ages 6 to 12. Those younger than 6 eat "for free."
A community health fair will take place from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at First State Bank & Trust, Larned. Blood tests, flu shots, health education and more will be available.
Kris's Diner, just south of the Kwik Shop, in the 1300 block of Broadway, will have a grand opening and ribbon cutting at 2:30 p.m. Friday. The diner has been open for a few weeks.
Sleep apnea clinic set
Wednesday, Oct. 1
Tuesday-LHS Tennis at Ellsworth, 3 p.m.; LHS Volleyball, home, 5 p.m.; IEP Conference Room, 1:45 p.m.
Friday-Black & Orange Day, pictures in gym, seminar; FCA Homecoming Breakfast, gym, 7:15 a.m.; Homecoming Day Parade, 3 p.m.; Indian Booster Tailgate 5 p.m.; Homecoming King & Queen Crowning, 6:30 p.m.; LHS Football vs. Nickerson, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24
LARNED - Rendezvous 2014 will focus on Hispanics and the Road to Santa Fe at the Santa Fe Trail Center and Larned Community Center Thursday through Saturday.
LARNED - The 2014 Pawnee County Toy Run is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. Saturday.
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