Safe Routes discussion recalls trail rejection

OSAGE CITY—Much of the June 24 meeting of the Osage City Council focud on traffic – vehicle and pedestrian.

Bruce Boettcher, BG Consultants, was on hand to discuss KLINK improvements along K-31 in the city, as well as the Safe Routes to School project.

Melvern Sunflower Days 4-H results

Senior bucket calves – Marrit Mead, grand champion; Jamison Corwin, reserve champion.

Breeding Heifer – Morgan Woodbury, grand champion; Bailey Corwine, reserve champion; Angus, Dalton Hook, Blue; Akaylee Prunty, Blue Morgan Woodbury, Blue; Main, Bailey Corwine, Blue; Simmental, Allison Railsback, Blue; Commercial, Morgan Woodbury, Blue.

July 3, 2014 – PDF Edition

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Saturday in the Park won't have fireworks

SCRANTON— Scranton Fire Chief Kenneth Croucher told the Scranton City Council he had not been contacted about his department’s support of the fireworks display until June 14, two weeks before Saturday in the Park.

“We have to recertify every four years,” Croucher said. “I need to know, about January or first part of February, what the plan is.”

Croucher told the council at its June 17 meeting the department would be unable to produce the show.

Corps discourage drinking while boating

KANSAS CITY, Mo.—The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be participating in Operation Dry Water June 27-29 as part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and fatalities related to boating under the influence.

The mission of Operation Dry Water also brings awareness and education to recreational boaters about the dangers of alcohol and drug use on the water.

June 26, 2014 – PDF Edition

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New Osage City Manager settles in for the long haul

OSAGE CITY—Rod Willis is just starting to get the hang of his new surroundings as Osage City Manager, but he’s already making the rounds.

“It’s been very enjoyable so far,” Willis said. “I’ve enjoyed the people I’ve met. I’ve still got a lot of people to meet. There’s still a lot of puzzle pieces to put together, knowing what’s what and who’s who.”

Willis took over the position June 10, and after 10 days in the office, reaffirmed his hopes to finish his career in Osage City.

Searchers locate missing woman

The search for Judy Lamberd continued this morning with assistance from the Osage County Sheriff’s Office, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Melvern and Overbrook Police Departments, along with Osage County Fire Districts No. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7, the Pomona Fire Department, Osage County Emergency Management and the Road and Bridge department.

Last night’s air search was completed by the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Parties search for missing Quenemo woman

The Osage County Sheriff's Office responded to a missing person’s call at 10:40 p.m. last night at 308 S. 4th St., Quenemo.

Judy Lamberd, 45, is described as a white female, 5 feet 7 inches tall, approximately 300 pounds, with green eyes and dark brown hair.

Lamberd is in need of medication.

Mrs. Lamberd was last seen in her yard in Quenemo around 8 p.m.

Air and ground searches were completed at 3:45 a.m. today.

Another search began at 7 a.m.

Lincoln to compete in Blue-Grey combine Saturday

CANTON, Ohio—Osage City incoming senior J.T. Lincoln was selected as a wide receiver to attend the Blue-Grey Northeast Super Combine June 21 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

Lincoln’s selection came, after his previous performance at the Blue-Grey Heartland Combine April 25 at Missouri Western University, practice site for the Kansas City Chiefs.

“I am just going to do my best and have fun,” Lincoln said. “I can’t wait to attend the combine and go see the National NFL Hall of Fame.”



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