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USD 420 continues project supervision

OSAGE CITY—The USD 420 Board of Education continued its role of overseeing the facilities improvement projects at the July 10 regular meeting, which was preceded by a tour of the track and field site and the elementary remodeling.

McPherson Construction’s Eric Stueve, project superintendent, explained the field site and handed out a detailed layout of work items to be completed.

“If you look at the schedule, it looks tight, but it's going to happen,” Stueve said. “The sod is tentatively scheduled for July 23.”

SFTHS track problems worsen

CARBONDALE—Superintendent Dr. Steve Pegram informed the board of additional problems with the resurfacing of the high school track at the July 10 USD 434 Board of Education Meeting.

County moves forward with projects

LYNDON—The Osage County Commission met with Road and Bridge Supervisor Glen Tyson and Health Department Director Anne Gray at its regular meeting Monday.

Osage County Fair Events - July 10 - 13

The summer fair season continues with the Osage City Osage County Fair this week, which opened the fairgrounds at 7 a.m. Wednesday morning. Carnival rides will be open from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Wednesday
• Entry of all exhibits from 8 to 11 a.m.
• Judging of exhibits at 1 p.m.
• Bucket calf, dairy and beef show at 6:30 p.m. at the pavilion.

Carbondale council president, city clerk resign

CARBONDALE—The Carbondale City Council accepted the resignation of council president Alex Zerbe at the July 1 meeting. No reason was given for Zerbe’s immediate resignation. The council then approved the appointment of council member George Reed as the new president and council member John Ryan as the new incident commander for the Carbondale Disaster Recovery Plan.

Mayor Ruth Town recommended city resident Jenny Hudson be appointed to the council in Zerbe’s vacancy. The council approved and Hudson was sworn in and served as council member for the remainder of the meeting.

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