This year Larned High School graciously welcomes three exchange students: Hanna Halvorsen, Virna Menezes and Rolf Pier.
"Communication on the Santa Fe Trail" will be the theme for the Rendezvous 2010 history seminar to be held in Larned Sept. 16–19. The seminar is sponsored by the Santa Fe Trail Center, Fort Larned National Historic Site and the Santa Fe Trail Association. Primary funding is provided by the Kansas Humanities Council. The seminar is open to the public.
Some of Fort Larned National Historic Site's Labor Day Weekend activities have been rescheduled. "A Sneak Preview of Restoration in the North Officers' Quarters" has been added for Sunday, Sept. 5, at 2 p.m. in lieu of the previously-scheduled Santa Fe Trail presentation by Dr. David Clapsaddle. Clapsaddle's program, "A Quest for Clara," has moved to Monday, Sept. 6, at 3 p.m. in lieu of the ranger program originally scheduled for the same time.
It will be Senior Day at the Community Market in Larned Saturday, from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Produce seekers 55 and older will receive a free $1 token to spend with any vendor at the market, which is north and west across the highway from Carr Auction & Real Estate. Coffee and doughnuts will be free, too, WTL (while they last).
Bagworm caterpillars are out-and-about and this is the time to consider applying an insecticide (or pest control material).
As to the oxen equipage, (known contemporarily as furniture), there were but two components, the yoke and the chain. The American yoke was fashioned from a block of wood four feet in length, flat on the top and arched on the underside at each end to accommodate the curvature of the ox's neck. Two holes were bored at each end of the yoke, spaced apart about the width of an ox's head to receive the bow which encircled the ox's neck. They were most often made of hickory,
The Micro-Chip Clinic will be held at the Pawnee County Humane Society's Annual Dog Swim at the Larned Swimming Pool.
Larned High School's volleyball squad and football team got some game experience when they took the floor and the field in their annual intrasquad scrimmages last Friday night. The night's activities didn't end at the final whistle, however. Fifth Quarter activities, sponsored by the LHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Larned Boosters, a local church group and the LHS athletic department, provided free food and entertainment to a large group of students.
Look for tomatoes with golden-yellow, pink or white spots on the fruit. This type of damage is often caused by stinkbugs, the shield- shaped insects that emit a foul odor when disturbed. The stinkbug injures the fruit by using its mouthparts to probe. Color development is affected where probing occurs, which results in the off color, cloudy spots. Heavy feeding causes spots to spread, so tomatoes may develop a golden color. If you look closely, you can see the pinprick- sized puncture wounds in the middle of the spots. Hard, whitish, callous tissue develops beneath the skin at the area ...
LARNED - Although their actual anniversary isn't until April 20, the weather was perfect for Wayne Hesher to get out and visit his lovely bride with the assistance of his nurse.
By Jim Misunas
By Jim Misunas
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