Chad A. Boaz, CRPC Ameriprise Financial, Inc If retirement is in your plans during the next two-to-three years, it is clear that the dramatic market downturn that started in late 2007 could not have come at a worse time. Like many in this situation, you may have found that your retirement nest egg is worth less than it once was, maybe a lot less. Can you still salvage your original plans for retirement? It is possible, but it may take a ...
K-State students claim Disney prize
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The call for nutritious foods for kids intrigued Kathryn Goddard, Ellsworth, and Elyse Buckley, a junior and food science major from Chanute, whom she met while working for Fadi, Aramouni, a professor in the Food Science Institute at K-State.
New food products are plentiful, but shouldn¬¥t be taken for granted. Behind each new offering is a team of food scientists working to develop the c...
County discusses (Shaw)-Elk Road project, funding
Harold Campbell Tribune Reporter ERIE — The 160th (Shaw)-Elk Road and Shaw River bridge projects were the focus of discussion at Friday’s Neosho County Commission meeting for financial and right-of-way issues. Commissioner Donnie Yarnell reported that a conference call with Kansas Department of Transportation officials Thursday revealed that KDOT’s Transportation Revolving Fund program had reached the end of its capacity. Yarnell said ...
25 years ago (1984) Boys pictured in a Tribune photograph during Rookie League baseball action include Mike Holcomb, David Chappell and Brad Morris. 50 years ago (1959) ERIE – Construction has begun on a facility for a cow pool for the newly-formed Neosho Valley Dairy Association. The building and grounds, located at the east end of the Erie golf course, is expected to handle 230 cows. 75 years ago (1934) HUMBOLDT – James Jones Sr. 92,...
Hoe & Hope Garden Club Meeting was called to order by President Judy Arbeiter in the home of host, Mona Herder. Roll call was answered with: What are you harvesting from your garden? The variety of answers for things harvested was: Tomatoes, green beans, onions, blessings and weeds. Judy reported sending Thank You cards to Judy Mendoza and the Emprise Bank for their contributions. Yard of the Month for July will be announced. Lands...
Today, July 11 — Chanute Farmers Market, 8 a.m., Katy Park. – Friends of Tri-Valley annual charity golf tournament at Quarry Stone, 9 a.m. For more information, call Anna Methvin at 431-7401, ext. 229. — Quilting for ages 10 and older, 10 a.m., Chanute Public Library. Must preregister by calling 431-3820. — Sonshine Preschool Open House and Fun Day, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church Family Life Center, 1202 West Main. Free hot dog...
Tab-collecting project gets bigger and bigger
Stu Butcher Tribune editor 120,000 and counting. That’s how many pull tabs the Ted and Loretta Dillow family, Buffalo, delivered on Friday to the Ronald McDonald House in Wichita. Loretta said it was part of giving back. In 1996 the couple spent 11 days at the facility that gives families a place to “get away” while visiting their hospitalized children. The Dillows’ daughter Jennifer died as an 11-day-old infant and the tab-collecting pr...
Chanute Police Department Reports — Misdemeanor theft was reported June 5 at 911 S. Steuben. Loss is estimated at $1 for prescription medication. — Misdemeanor theft was reported to have occurred between May 1 and June 30 at 1209 S. Evergreen. A CD player, stereo and speakers were recovered. The case has been forwarded to the county attorney for charges. — Misdemeanor criminal damage to property was reported to have occurred between Jun...
Blackberry Festival at Summit Hill Gardens Summit Hill Gardens is having a Blackberry Festival Saturday, July 18, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be live music by Sky Smeed and Missouri Foxt Trotter. Activities include a goat milking demo, children’s craft tent and soap demo. The retail soap shop open and those attend may pick blackberries or have them picked by staff. Food, pies, fresh produce and refreshments will be for sale. Directio...
Daylilies a favorite part of summer
There’s good and bad news when June rolls around and July ends — the daylilies, they’ve come and they’re gone.
Two now deceased couples from Chanute raised daylilies and crossbred them. One was Sol and Ruth Mannoni, both teachers in USD 413 schools. Ruth taught art and her husband science at Royster Junior High School.
Some names of their lilies include Chanute (yellow) and Larson Street (red), the street where they ...
Concealed carry in courtroom
New state law allows prosecutors to carry weapons into courtroom; Dugan says ‘no comment’ Melissa Smith Assistant Managing Editor Kansas law may now allow prosecutors to carry concealed weapons into the courtroom, but Neosho County Attorney Melissa Dugan is keeping mum on whether or not she will take advantage of the provision. An Associated Press story says the law, which took effect last week, is an exception to a ban on people...
Jon Beth files for change of plea hearing
Melissa Smith Assistant Managing Editor A change of plea hearing has been set for 10:30 a.m. Aug. 10 in federal court for Jon Beth, 19, Stark. Beth was indicted in federal court in October 2008 for breaking into his hometown post office in summer 2008 and setting it on fire. The U.S. Attorney’s Office is charging him with one count of breaking into a U.S. post office, one count of stealing U.S. Postal Service property, one count of stealing...
hit four counties
The Adjutant General’s Department Damage assessments are being conducted in four counties hit by severe storms Wednesday afternoon. Anderson, Bourbon, Franklin and Linn counties all sustained varying degrees of damage from severe thunderstorms accompanied by high straight-line winds that passed through from approximately 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Officials in Anderson, Bourbon and Franklin counties have all made local disaster declarations. Kan...
Book signing, roundtable in Parsons July 18
Erie author among the six who will attend discussion group at Carnegie Arts Center Tribune staff PARSONS — As a part of the Carnegie Arts Center building centennial celebration, the Parsons Arts and Humanities Council has scheduled a local authors book signing and roundtable discussion with the eight authors from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 18, at the Carnegie Arts Center, 117 S. 17th. The book signing will begin at 6:30 p.m., a...
Falling back in love
Rick Qualls First Baptist Church Can a couple “fall back in love” when their marriage is on the rocks? On June 23 South Carolina Governor Sanford announced he was going to “try and fall back in love” with his wife after his recent affair. As a pastor many people have told me they have fallen out of love with their spouse. Is it possible to fall in “love again” after you have “fallen out of love”? Where do you begin? The best counsel is ...
Galesburg Days to
run through Sunday
GALESBURG — The city of Galesburg will celebrate its annual Galesburg Days today through Sunday with the theme of “Dog Days of Summer.”
The festivities will kick off with a Galesburg Grade School class reunion from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the school. Class lists and memorabilia will be on display. Those attending may wish to bring memorabilia to share. T-shirts will be available.
Following the reunion, an outdoor movie will be sho...
SEK free of Gray
Leaf Spot in corn
MANHATTAN — Some parts of Kansas have had recurring problems with gray leaf spot in corn and this year is no exception, according to a Kansas State University scientist. “Recent surveying has indicated that it will be a very good year for gray leaf spot in many of the areas where it has traditionally been a problem,” said K-State Research and Extension plant pathologist, Doug Jardine. “In the Kansas River Valley, for instance, gray leaf spo...
— Sign-up for the July food distribution by Angel Food Ministries, 10 a
Today, July 10 — Sign-up for the July food distribution by Angel Food Ministries, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m., Erie First Christian Church. Food will be distributed from 8:20 to 9:30 a.m. July 25. For information, contact the church at (620) 244-5353. — Storytelling for all ages, 10:30 a.m., Chanute Public Library. — Popcorn & a Movie (The Gnome-Mobile), 2:30 p.m., Chanute Public Library. — Chanute Senior Citizens, noon, Centr...
Tickets available for this season’s Wichita Music Theater
Assistant Managing Editor
Since 1984, Chanute resident Harold Tarpley has given up his personal time to teach a Lifetime Learning class at Neosho County Community College that brings a little culture to the lives of Chanute residents.
Originally called Culture Vultures, class participants are bussed to Wichita to the city’s Music Theater productions held every two weeks at Century II. Wichita Music Theater has five shows every y...
Mainstreet Memories poker run on Saturday ERIE — Erie Mainstreet Memories will sponsor the first Kick-off Reunion Poker run on Saturday. Sign in is from noon to 1 p.m. with lunch available. All vehicles welcome. The schedule of stops is: Golden Knights, Chanute, Somewhere Tavern, Elsmore, 3rd Base, Walnut, The Lodge, St. Paul, Horizon’s/Prairie Ridge Golf Course, Erie, for meal, prizes and live music by The Earbenders. $20 entry fee incl...