Look for tomatoes with golden-yellow, pink or white spots on the fruit. This type of damage is often caused by stinkbugs, the shield- shaped insects that emit a foul odor when disturbed. The stinkbug injures the fruit by using its mouthparts to probe. Color development is affected where probing occurs, which results in the off color, cloudy spots. Heavy feeding causes spots to spread, so tomatoes may develop a golden color. If you look closely, you can see the pinprick- sized puncture wounds in the middle of the spots. Hard, whitish, callous tissue develops beneath the skin at the area ...
"Freighting Artifacts of the Santa Fe Trail" is a new exhibit at Antiques and Artifacts, 513 Broadway in Larned. The artifacts will be displayed there through the Larned-based Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous, Sept. 16-18.
Beginning in September, Larned-area patients requiring Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) services will no longer have to travel to other communities to receive these tests.
Academics: Sydney Niemeyer, Senior
Larned High School's Over Actors' Anonymous will present a murder mystery-comedy, "Who Poisoned His Meatball?," by Craig Sodaro, at their first-ever "Cookies 'N' Cream" mystery matinee on Sunday, Sept. 19, at 3 p.m. at the United Methodist Church's annex in Larned. Tickets are $7 and will include the show and delicious ice cream, cookies and a drink. Tickets can be purchased from any OAA member, or people can call instructor Janet Fleske at Larned High School, 285-2151. They will go on sale next week. All proceeds will go toward purchasing additional wireless microphones.
American oxen in the Santa Fe trade weighed 1,800 to 2,000 pounds. One yoke of oxen in 1864 "weighed 430 pounds each, but were not fat, were a full eighteen hands (six feet) tall, five feet, ten inches long, and eight feet around the girth." On the other hand, Mexican oxen were smaller than the American steers. Thomas Burns, a settler in early territorial Kansas, described them "as small Mexican cattle, many of them black or black and tan in color and they all had short horns."
Barton Community College will offer a Certified Medication Aide Update in Larned to provide CMAs with continuing education and a review of medications and delivery style.
COME Together of Larned started about 18 months ago, Jennifer Anderson, a member of the steering team, told a large crowd at last Thursday's Chamber Coffee Hour at Scraps. COME Together is part of the Public Square process, she explained, which is now under way in 14 other Kansas communities as well as Larned.
Pawnee County commissioners, at their Aug. 9 meeting, approved paying M & F Plumbing $2,800 for a new air conditioner compressor at the J.A. Haas Building on the fairgrounds. They also signed a City of Larned/Pawnee County lease agreement with Steve Gross, doing business as Gross Flying Service.
District Court Small Claims
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
LARNED -- Pawnee County Farm Bureau Association will sponsor the annual Legislative Coffee at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, in the Jordaan Room, 502 Broadway in Larned. State Senator Mitch Holmes and State Representative John Ewy will be on hand. Coffee and rolls will be provided. For more information, call 620-804-0085.
HOISINGTON - Returning state qualifier Kaiden Reed of Larned (30-11) is seeded fourth in the Hoisington Class 3A wrestling regional.
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