LARNED - Improving diets and increasing physical activity has been a major focus of the Larned Pride program.
LARNED - Pride programs in Larned and Stafford earned special recognition during a Kansas Pride Day recently at the Larned Community Garden. Honorees each received a plaque from the state Pride program on behalf of its local Pride organization.
LARNED - The Larned Chamber of Commerce and Pawnee County Economic Development Commission celebrated a year of success at its annual banquet Thursday at the Larned Community Center. Voting for the Employee and Business of the Year was done by Chamber members.
LARNED - The OPI Print and Copy Center golf team from Great Bend reigned supreme in the Fort Larned Foundation for Education golf tournament.
LARNED - The Santa Fe Trail Center will offer a special presentation on Caring for Your Keepsakes at the Trail Center's auditorium at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 19.
The Pawnee County Humane Society will sponsor an Adoption Fair from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Great Bend Orscheln Farm and Home Supply and during Orscheln's Moonlight Madness event at 5320 11th Streer.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met May 31 in a special session. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
Activities June 12-18
The Kansas Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin an asphalt construction project in Pawnee County Thursday morning. Work will be done on the surface of U.S. 183, between the intersection with U.S. 56 and the intersection with K-156 Highway.
LARNED - Thanks to a fundraiser sponsored by the Pawnee Valley Medical Associates and Pawnee Valley Sport & Spine Physical Therapy, the Larned school district will be able to buy new football helmets.
LARNED – Participating in Miss Fort Larned for Courtney Towery was similar to her work in Big Brothers Big Sisters.
The Kansas Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin an asphalt construction project in Pawnee County on Wednesday, June 8. Work will be done on the surface of U.S. 183, between the intersection with U.S. 56 and the intersection with K-156 Highway.
Welcome Inn What Nots
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met May 23 in regular session. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
LARNED - The Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility (LJCF) recently recognized the employees and volunteer of the quarter for the months of October, November, and December, 2014. These individuals were selected from nominations submitted by their peers; nominees are chosen based upon factors including job performance, dependability, competence, initiative, work ethic, and achievement.
FORT LARNED - Fort Larned National Historic Site is off to a great way of celebrating the National Park Service Centennial - whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or not - you'll want to celebrate too!
PRATT - Two Larned High wrestlers came within one victory of qualifying for the Class 4A state wrestling tournament at Salina. Larned's Hunter Fitzpatrick (106) and Jeremiah Slattery (182) advanced to the consolation finals at the Pratt wrestling regional before losing.
Larned's Scholar's Bowl competed at regionals at Ulysses. Team members are from left, Lauren Zerr, Josh East, Reed Russom, Kwinter Hartshorn, Wyatt Davis and Kate Schoeder. Andale, Rose Hill and Pratt qualified for state.
Larned High's Ally Aldrich won the 3-point contest at the Pratt Tournament.
By JIM MISUNAS
Larned's Brittany Butler qualified for State Piano Festival Feb. 21 at Wichita State University.
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