On the Record
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 ...
Photo by Janet Fleske
• Santa Fe Trail Center-Two miles west of Larned on KS 156.
By Jim Misunas
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