Following is a copy of the pledge that the Larned High School football players' parents have made and the commitment of the Larned Indian football players and managers have made for the upcoming year, provided to The Tribune by LHS Head Football Coach Al Troyer.
The Larned City Council, meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 417 Broadway, will review a Community Development Block Grant application for the expansion of the Schnack Fire Station or for conversion of the former National Guard Armory into a fire station.
Activities for the week of August 5-11
The regular monthly meeting of the Welcome Inn Leisure Center Inc. was called to order by President Mona Marie Wysong, on Wednesday at 12:50 p.m. with the following members present: Charles Wonsetler, vice president; Betty Tauscher, secretary; Thelmarie Wilhite, historian, and Roger Haberman, reporter. Absent was Jim Forrest, treasurer. Also present was Marylee Phinney.
This year Larned High School graciously welcomes three exchange students: Hanna Halvorsen, Virna Menezes and Rolf Pier.
"Communication on the Santa Fe Trail" will be the theme for the Rendezvous 2010 history seminar to be held in Larned Sept. 16–19. The seminar is sponsored by the Santa Fe Trail Center, Fort Larned National Historic Site and the Santa Fe Trail Association. Primary funding is provided by the Kansas Humanities Council. The seminar is open to the public.
Some of Fort Larned National Historic Site's Labor Day Weekend activities have been rescheduled. "A Sneak Preview of Restoration in the North Officers' Quarters" has been added for Sunday, Sept. 5, at 2 p.m. in lieu of the previously-scheduled Santa Fe Trail presentation by Dr. David Clapsaddle. Clapsaddle's program, "A Quest for Clara," has moved to Monday, Sept. 6, at 3 p.m. in lieu of the ranger program originally scheduled for the same time.
It will be Senior Day at the Community Market in Larned Saturday, from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Produce seekers 55 and older will receive a free $1 token to spend with any vendor at the market, which is north and west across the highway from Carr Auction & Real Estate. Coffee and doughnuts will be free, too, WTL (while they last).
Bagworm caterpillars are out-and-about and this is the time to consider applying an insecticide (or pest control material).
As to the oxen equipage, (known contemporarily as furniture), there were but two components, the yoke and the chain. The American yoke was fashioned from a block of wood four feet in length, flat on the top and arched on the underside at each end to accommodate the curvature of the ox's neck. Two holes were bored at each end of the yoke, spaced apart about the width of an ox's head to receive the bow which encircled the ox's neck. They were most often made of hickory,
The Micro-Chip Clinic will be held at the Pawnee County Humane Society's Annual Dog Swim at the Larned Swimming Pool.
Larned High School's volleyball squad and football team got some game experience when they took the floor and the field in their annual intrasquad scrimmages last Friday night. The night's activities didn't end at the final whistle, however. Fifth Quarter activities, sponsored by the LHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Larned Boosters, a local church group and the LHS athletic department, provided free food and entertainment to a large group of students.
Activities Week of March 9-March 15
Larned's Tyler Stelter (10) drives the baseline versus Ellsworth in a 60-50 loss by the Indians. Larned's Aarika Bright (5) puts up a shot in the lane in Ellsworth's 55-37 basketball victory. Larned played Hoisington Tuesday night.
By Jim Misunas
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