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Fort Larned voters
will consider bond

LARNED — On April 7, Fort Larned USD 495 voters will consider a $22 million school bond question.
The Fort Larned USD 495 board of education unanimously approved the following resolution at their regular monthly board meeting held Monday, Jan. 12, 2015.
“A resolution authorizing and providing for the calling of a bond election in the Unified School District No 495, Pawnee County, Kansas (Fort Larned) for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors of the district the question of issuing general obligation bonds of the district; authorizing the application to the State Board of Education for the authority to call said bond election; and providing for the giving of notice of said bond election.
Shall the following be adopted?
Shall United School District No. 495, Pawnee County, Kansas (Fort Larned) issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $22.2 million to pay the costs to (A) make site improvements and construct, equip and furnish a new elementary school building in the district; (B) construct renovations and improvements to the existing high school, including but not limited to (1) replacement of certain windows, exterior doors and light fixtures; (2) improvements to plumbing, electrical, HVAC, science rooms, gymnasium and locker rooms; and (3) a new storm shelter/multi-purpose room, strength and conditioning areas and teacher’s workroom; and make all other necessary improvements, all pursuant to the provisions of KSA 10-101 et seg.: KSA 25-2018(f); KSA 72-6761; and KSA 75-2315 et seq.

Veterans’ representative
to visit Larned April 8

LARNED — John Pyle, a Veterans representative for the Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs will visit the Larned VFW building from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday April 8 to assist veterans and their families with veterans benefits.  
Vietnam veterans are encouraged to sign up for VA health care and apply for the Kansas Vietnam Medallion.  Widows of most veterans may be entitled to apply for a death pension.
The Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs is a state agency that provides free assistance to veterans and their families with veterans’ benefits.
Call John Pyle, 785-625-8532 for information.

Local wrestlers
qualify  for state

LARNED — Local Larned club wrestlers have qualified for the USA Wrestling Kansas state tournament this weekend at Topeka — Luke Fisher, A.B. Stokes, Jr.; Dillon Hook, Kristopher Nolde, Hunter Fitzpatrick, Skylar Hoch and Braydon Lemuz.
The qualified at the District 4 championships. Others competing were Carter Atteberry, Austin Armstrong, Terron Dooley, Gage Stude, Andreas Verecke and Gatlin Hoch.
At the District IV sub-districts, place-winners were Fisher, Stokes and Fitzpatrick, first place; Gatlin Hoch, Nolde and Lemuz, third place; Hook, fourth place; and Armstrong and Creighton Haney, fifth place.