Activities Week Of Oct 3 - 9Th
District Court Civil Cases
"The Bookseller of Kabul" by Asne Seierstad is the portrait of a proud man who, through three decades and successive repressive regimes, heroically braved persecution to bring books to the people of Kabul. For three months the blonde blue eyed author trailed the members of the Khan family and has produced a disturbing picture of life under fundamental Islam. It is also the picture of a nation in the midst of a cultural crisis. She also wore a burka and describes what it is like to go about fluttering, billowing, half-suffocated and half-blind. "The Bookseller of Kabul" is a story ...
Balance Class - Tuesday & Friday - 11 a.m. - About a 30-minute exercise class led by Betty Tauscher
"Pumpkins for Pooches" is coming again to our community for a fourth straight year. The Pawnee County Humane Society, Inc., will have a fundraiser at the Sandstone Pumpkin Patch for two days this year. The pumpkins raised by Jerry and Margaret Larson at 914 West Second, Larned, will be ready for picking and the pumpkin patch will be open on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 1 to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 3, from 2 to 5 p.m. There is no admission fee; however, donations are always welcome. Just come and enjoy and purchase a pumpkin.
You are invited to join the staff and volunteers of Fort Larned NHS on the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 18, from 2:30 to 5 as we bring the history of the Santa Fe Trail alive through a variety of special living history programs.
The Jordaan Library Book Club will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the Cummins Room. Please use the north doors. The theme for September is "Fall for a Book." Bring along the book you are reading to share with the group. Join the lively discussion.
The Talking Tombstones program previously scheduled in July but postponed due to the extreme heat and humidity at that time has been rescheduled for next Thursday, Sept. 23. The event, sponsored by the Wet/Dry Routes Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association in conjunction with the Larned Convention and Tourism Committee, will be presented at the Larned Cemetery beginning at 7 p.m.
Kevin Pflughoeft, Juvenile Corrections Officer II, has been selected as the Uniformed Employee of the Third Quarter. Sergeant Pflughoeft is described by his colleagues as very dependable and trustworthy, one who demonstrates initiative and respect, is a high achiever, and has a high work ethic. Pflughoeft has assumed the role of instructor for several classes for new employees. Kevin has been very positive in this role, and has offered to teach some sessions. Sergeant Pflughoeft is conscientious in the role of instructor, asks questions, and is innovative in his teaching methods to help staff understand proper procedures for basic security ...
They are a hard-working group, the women who belong to the Larned Garden Club and thereby serve the community. "If a project is going on, this group is there," said Merlene Baird, club president, at the Sept. 2 Chamber of Commerce Coffee Hour. The club hosted the event, at the Schnack Park Rose Garden, one of its ongoing projects, year to year.
By Jim Misunas
LARNED - The Santa Fe Trail Center Museum is busily preparing for the 18th biennial Rendezvous, a history seminar to be held in Larned Sept. 18-20.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Learning Center, located at 209 E. 6th Street in Larned, is currently enrolling students for the 2014-2015 school year. Open enrollment will continue through Sept. 19 and is offered free of charge. The program provides classes to anyone over the age of 18 who wants to earn a high school diploma.
LARNED - Pawnee County Humane Society has scheduled a Labor of Love 5K/10K Race Monday.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Aug. 18 for a regular meeting at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.
Thursday, Aug. 28
By Jim Misunas
LARNED - The general area of concentration for the Wet/Dry Routes Chapters is between the Ash Creek Crossing and Fort Dodge, in the Kansas counties of Pawnee, Edwards and Ford.
LARNED - Eighty members and guests of the Santa Fe Trail Trail Wet-Dry Chapter met Sunday at Country Living for the summer meeting and ice cream social.
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