LARNED - Joe Snell, the state's most renowned advocate of the Fort Larned National Historic Site, died recently in Topeka.
LARNED - The Larned USD 495 school board finalized personnel decisions for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 school year in a recent meeting of the board of education. The following are approved minutes from the May 9 meeting.
LARNED - Ready to take an imaginary trip in your arm chair? Children were invited to the Jordaan Memorial Library's June Book Club on Tuesday. The theme was "Books Take You Places." Fiction and nonfiction books were featured.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met June 13 at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
LARNED - USD 495 Fort Larned schools, in collaboration with the Larned Pride committee, were awarded a $3,500 grant from the Golden Belt Foundation to help provide educational, field trip, and expansion opportunities out at Camp Pawnee. Camp Pawnee is four miles west of Larned on 8th Street from downtown Larned.
LARNED - Michael Bartz said he enjoys working with a local project that will benefit the Larned community.
LARNED - Singing the National Anthem comes naturally for Kayle Mollenkamp.
Welcome Inn What Nots
LARNED - The reading program, "One World Many Stories," has started. Sixty-one young readers have signed up, including 16 middle-school readers.
LARNED - The Larned Pamida and the Pamida Foundation are helping the United Way of Central Kansas to launch the Dolly Parton Imagination Library as a pilot program in Larned.
Larned Pride's Community Market opens Saturday! This year the market will be open EVERY Saturday from 7:30-10:30. Don't forget cofee is always free! The market is located across the street from Carr Auction and features several vendors from produce and crafts to jellies and soap. There is no charge to have a booth and anyone interested in selling at the market may call Angie Murray at 620-804-1346.
Larned High School Track
LARNED – Secretary of Corrections Ray Roberts said his favorite part of his job is visiting the employees who serve the Kansas Department of Corrections.
2011 Pawnee County Fair Schedule
LARNED - Camp Pawnee and the Fort Larned National Historic Site would improve access for pedestrians and cyclists under a $2.6 million grant application for a proposed Pawnee Valley Community Trail Project.
LARNED - The Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility (LJCF) recently recognized the employees and volunteer of the quarter for the months of October, November, and December, 2014. These individuals were selected from nominations submitted by their peers; nominees are chosen based upon factors including job performance, dependability, competence, initiative, work ethic, and achievement.
FORT LARNED - Fort Larned National Historic Site is off to a great way of celebrating the National Park Service Centennial - whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or not - you'll want to celebrate too!
PRATT - Two Larned High wrestlers came within one victory of qualifying for the Class 4A state wrestling tournament at Salina. Larned's Hunter Fitzpatrick (106) and Jeremiah Slattery (182) advanced to the consolation finals at the Pratt wrestling regional before losing.
Larned's Scholar's Bowl competed at regionals at Ulysses. Team members are from left, Lauren Zerr, Josh East, Reed Russom, Kwinter Hartshorn, Wyatt Davis and Kate Schoeder. Andale, Rose Hill and Pratt qualified for state.
Larned High's Ally Aldrich won the 3-point contest at the Pratt Tournament.
By JIM MISUNAS
Larned's Brittany Butler qualified for State Piano Festival Feb. 21 at Wichita State University.
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