LARNED - Larned High School has named its Student Spotlight students for October - Skylar Collins, Academics; Dava Makings, Leadership/Service; Dorothy Keenan, Athletics; and Jorden Drimmel, Fine Arts.
LARNED - Larned High hitters Alyson Aldrich and Aarika Bright earned honorable mention Central Kansas League volleyball honors. The Indians finished with a 10-26 record, 2-9 in CKL play. Hoisington's Marisa Jonas, Hoisington earned honorable mention honors. The Cardinals finished 10-25 and 5-6 in league play.
Dallas Humphrey, Larned High student, designed a new logo that will be used for school activities. "Nobody in the country has this "L," and I think that's pretty cool," said Dustin Wilson, Larned High athletic director. Larned is using the logo for school uniforms and school apparel. Joining Humphrey for a group photo are Dustin Wilson, Larned athletic director; Wendy Sundahl, Larned High art teacher; Dallas Humphrey and A.B. Stokes, Larned High football coach. Kristin Keith serves as the president of the Indian Booster Club.
The Kansas Anthropological Association (KAA) will have their 2015 Fall Fling and International Archeology Day Observance at Fort Larned Friday, Oct. 30 through Sunday, Nov. 1. KAA is a group of individuals and institutions interested in the prehistoric and historic peoples of this area, and in the preservation and interpretation of archeological and ethnological remains within the state. Events include an archeological/metal detecting field work exercise on property next to the fort on Friday, and talks by retired NPS archeologist, Dr. Doug Scott on how metal detecting and archeological data collection can help us better understand past events on ...
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Oct. 12 for a special meeting. Pawnee County commissioners Kathy Bowman; Donna Pelton, chair; and Gary Caplinger, were present. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.
On Monday, Larned High School sponsored a blood drive, mainly for Larned High School students, to encourage young people to be blood donors. The Red Cross was able to collect 44 usable units, with 30 new blood donors. This is the first of two LHS drives. The LHS National Honor Society hosts and works the blood drives. Another one will be scheduled in the spring.