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 ...
"Freighting Artifacts of the Santa Fe Trail" is a new exhibit at Antiques and Artifacts, 513 Broadway in Larned. The artifacts will be displayed there through the Larned-based Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous, Sept. 16-18.
Beginning in September, Larned-area patients requiring Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) services will no longer have to travel to other communities to receive these tests.
Academics: Sydney Niemeyer, Senior
Larned High School's Over Actors' Anonymous will present a murder mystery-comedy, "Who Poisoned His Meatball?," by Craig Sodaro, at their first-ever "Cookies 'N' Cream" mystery matinee on Sunday, Sept. 19, at 3 p.m. at the United Methodist Church's annex in Larned. Tickets are $7 and will include the show and delicious ice cream, cookies and a drink. Tickets can be purchased from any OAA member, or people can call instructor Janet Fleske at Larned High School, 285-2151. They will go on sale next week. All proceeds will go toward purchasing additional wireless microphones.
American oxen in the Santa Fe trade weighed 1,800 to 2,000 pounds. One yoke of oxen in 1864 "weighed 430 pounds each, but were not fat, were a full eighteen hands (six feet) tall, five feet, ten inches long, and eight feet around the girth." On the other hand, Mexican oxen were smaller than the American steers. Thomas Burns, a settler in early territorial Kansas, described them "as small Mexican cattle, many of them black or black and tan in color and they all had short horns."
Barton Community College will offer a Certified Medication Aide Update in Larned to provide CMAs with continuing education and a review of medications and delivery style.
COME Together of Larned started about 18 months ago, Jennifer Anderson, a member of the steering team, told a large crowd at last Thursday's Chamber Coffee Hour at Scraps. COME Together is part of the Public Square process, she explained, which is now under way in 14 other Kansas communities as well as Larned.
Photo by Janet Fleske
• Santa Fe Trail Center-Two miles west of Larned on KS 156.
By Jim Misunas
By Judi Tabler
By Jim Misunas
The No. 1 doubles tandem of senior Alexis Langdon and junior Amanda Lessard led Larned High with a runner-up finish in the Larned Tennis Tournament. Langdon and Lessard finished with a 3-1 record at No. 1 doubles, beating teams from Hoisington, Cimarron and Lyons.
LARNED - Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Foundation's Second Annual Charity Gala, "Some Enchanted Evening" will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Larned Community Center. A glimpse into this exquisite evening begins with the Social Hour at 5:45 p.m. followed by an elegant dinner served at 7 p.m.
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