The Kansas PRIDE program has awarded Partner in PRIDE grants to five local PRIDE organizations: Grainfield was awarded $1,295 for signage; Larned was awarded $1,050 for Larned pool seating; Lenora was awarded $1,400 for website and park renovations; Leonardville was awarded $1,400 for entrance signage; and Lucas was awarded $1,400 for Lucas Travel Plate restoration.
LARNED - Healing Hearts Ranch is ready to launch their new site in Pawnee County. The therapy horses and staff will be on site to meet visitors and perform horse demonstrations, so you can see a little of what they do. There will be hamburgers, hotdogs, and cake!
Join the Santa Fe Trail Center Museum on Sunday, April 24, at 2 p.m. for a presentation and book signing by local author and attorney, Ronald Smith. Smith recently published his second book, The Wastage. This program is free and open to the public.
LARNED -- Larned's Erin Smith delivered the game-winning hit in the Indians ' 3-2 victory over Lyons. Smith's single drove home Haley Skelton for the game-winning hit. The Lions won the nightcap 11-0. Lyons is 5-2, 5-2 CKL and Larned is 2-8, 2-8 CKL.
HALSTEAD - Larned's Evan Skelton struck out seven batters to pitch the Indians to a 7-1 victory over Halstead. The Indians completed the sweep with an 8-5 baseball victory. Defending CKL champion Larned (4-0, 4-0 CKL) is tied for first place with Nickerson.
LARNED - If individuals would like to help Larned's Central States Scout Museum, which sustained total damage from a recent fire, they can make out their tax-deductible contribution to United Way of Central Kansas, 1125 Williams, in care of the Museum and United Way will issue a check.