The Larned Welcome Inn Leisure Center was the recipient of a $358 grant from the Golden Belt Community Foundation's Nutrition and Physical Activity Fund. The grant was for pedometers so that seniors can track how many steps they take in a day. Having fun comparing distance are Edith Winkler, Kathy Kazmaier, Lee Gilcris, Chris Hagerman, and Teresa Griffin.
Friends of Betty Tauscher help celebrate her retirement from the Larned Welcome Inn Leisure Center with a reception. Front row, honoree Betty Tauscher and Bobbie Sharrock; back row, Martha Appel and Helen Haberman.
The Larned American Legion baseball team swept the Buhler Nationals 11-6 and 8-2 to wind down the regular season Wednesday at Moffet Stadium. Several Nationals started for the Class 4A-Division 2 state baseball champions.
The Larned American Legion baseball team stunned Dodge City 7-4 and nearly upset an elite all-star team from Wichita in the Barton County Baseball Invitational. Larned will be the site of a Class AA Zone 5-6 Tournament starting July 19. Larned and Beloit qualified for Class AA State last year. Top-seeded Concordia beat Larned in the Class 4A-Division 2 state baseball semifinals in 2015.