By Jim Misunas
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
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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