TVDS invites public to ‘Walk a Mile in my Shoes’
Beginning March 27, a statewide walk/run/roll relay began titled “Walk a Mile in My Shoes,” which invites citizens of Kansas to walk, run or roll a route spanning a significant portion of the state. Tri-Valley Developmental Services will join the drive on Wednesday at the Chanute Community Sports Complex. Statewide, volunteers have been recruited to walk, run or roll portions of these routes as well with a goal of reaching a total of 4,330 ...
Chanute resident winner of $500,000 lottery prize
Stu Butcher Tribune Editor In a rare case of circumstance, the Tribune played a role in notifying a Chanute resident he was a winner of a $500,000 cash prize. The subject line in the Tribune’s news email Friday morning read: “Chanute Resident Wins Top Prize in Kansas-Iowa Lottery Game” The first paragraph read, “A 49-year-old Chanute resident won a $500,000 cash prize today in an instant scratch game offered jointly by the Kansas and Iow...
— Singspiration, 6:30 p
Today, April 17 — Singspiration, 6:30 p.m., New Life United Brethren in Life, 500 N. Forest. Sunday, April 18 — St. Patrick Catholic School Blast from the Past school carnival, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Freewill donation spaghetti dinner, fun and games in school gym. Tuesday, April 20 — Just Another Tuesday meal, 5 to 6 p.m., Otterbein United Methodist Church, 7th and Kansas. Everyone welcome. — “Kindergarten Tea” at Chanute Elementary School...
April Sexual Abuse Awareness Month
Tribune Staff The local SANE/SART group is supporting National Sexual Abuse Awareness Month by tying teal ribbons on trees throughout the community. There are 33 ribbons representing the number of victims served during 2009. The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Response Team (SANE/SART) is a community-based, coordinated response to child and adult victims of sexual assault which provides immediate and follow-up medical, advocac...
Tea party rally faults ‘gangster government’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tea party protesters marked tax day Thursday with exhortations against “gangster government” and appeals from Republicans seeking their grass-roots clout in November elections, a prospect both tempting and troubling to those in the loose movement. Like elsewhere around the country, tea party activists gathered in Kansas to promote their agenda of less government and lower taxes. A tea party event was scheduled at 3 p.m. a...
— 6th annual Spring Blood Drive at Neosho County Community College, 9 a
Today, April 16
— 6th annual Spring Blood Drive at Neosho County Community College, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union gymnasium. For information, 431-2820 ext. 241 or 262. No appointment is necessary.
— Class of ‘52 lunch, 11 a.m., Quarry Stone.
Saturday, April 17
— Singspiration, 6:30 p.m., New Life United Brethren in Life, 500 N. Forest.
Sunday, April 18
— St. Patrick Catholic School Blast from the Past school carnival, 11 a.m. to 2 p....
Chanute artist’s work part of PSU exhibition
PITTSBURG — Tera Reed, Chanute, is joining fellow graduate student Deann Norris in exhibiting their work in Environments in the Harry Krug Gallery in Porter Hall on the campus of Pittsburg State University. The exhibit will run through May 10 with a reception planned in Porter Hall from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 23. Both girls create scenes of nature but in very different ways. “My paintings represent my reality yet when the paint is a...
Walk @ Lunch Day scheduled for April 28
Kansans across the state are being encouraged by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas to take the first steps towards better health by participating in National Walk @ Lunch Day¬Æ on Wednesday, April 28. The state’s largest health insurer is encouraging businesses large and small to organize walks for their employees that day. Blue Cross employees in Topeka and Wichita are inviting fellow downtown employees and the public to join them at noo...
New sponsoring agency sought for RSVP
Harold Campbell Tribune Reporter Finding a new sponsoring agency for the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program will be the subject of a meeting for area non-profit and governmental agencies at 10 a.m. Monday at Oak Room 209 in the Neosho County Community College Student Union. The Corporation for National and Community Service has scheduled the meeting to ensure that beneficial programs for senior citizens continue to be available in the Cha...
As screwball comedies go, Date Night a good movie
Steve Carell and Tina Fey are both excellent comedic actors, but their presence in a movie doesn’t ensure quality. “Evan Almighty,” anyone? “Baby Mama?” So when these two appear in a film together, one has to wonder if this is going to be something truly memorable and funny or simply another stupid movie done for a paycheck. When said collaboration is directed by Shawn Levy, who has brought us such unfunny fare as “What Happens in Vegas” and...
With a packed crowd in the stands, and a big field of racers in the pits, the weather was perfect for some great racing on Sunday. In the first feature race of the night, we had seven karts, with last week’s front runners Jayman Rice and Trey Stipp starting side by side on the front row as the green flag dropped. It looked like a repeat of last weeks race with Stipp jumping out with the early lead, around lap 9 of 12 the two were...
April 9, 2010
HEAT 1 — Doug Scism, Patrick Kay, Derrek Wilson, John Rosson, Colton Bunn, Norman Mackley, Brandon Weide, Tim Phillips
HEAT 2 — Billy Shadden, Scott Collins, Chris Weldon, Josh Thomas, Dustin Lawrence, Johnie Watt, Brandon Tindle
A FEATURE Doug Scism, Derrek Wilson, Brandon Weide, Billy Shadden, Chris Weldon, Josh Thomas, Johnie Watt, Dustin Lawrence, Norman Mackley, John Rossen, Tim Phillips, Brandon Tindle, Scott...
In God’s time
It’s about time, it’s about space, about two men in the strangest place. Does that jog your memory? Okay, you have to be a little “mature” to remember it.
And if you do, you are probably singing that theme song now as it will be stuck in your head for a while. Sorry. That was the beginning of the theme song to a sit-com that ran from 1966-1967. It was about two astronauts who broke the sound barrier and ended up in prehistoric times and were ...
Sunflower Quilters’ show in Iola
IOLA — The Sunflower Quilters Guild’s 2010 Quilt Show will be Saturday, April 17, and Sunday, April 18 at Iola Middle School, 600 East Street.
Hours Saturday are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday hours are noon to 3 p.m. Admission: $3
Beautiful quilts will be on display — pieced, appliqu√©d, large and small hand and machine quilted.
There are 198 entries.
Visitors will be invited to vote for a favorite quilt on Saturday.
A great variety of items wi...
Grant to provide for hiking-biking trail
Harold Campbell Tribune Reporter The city has received a $75,000 grant from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks to construct a hiking-biking trail from the north part of Chanute to Katy Park, City Manager J.D. Lester told the Chanute City Commission at its regular meeting Monday night. In addition, Ed Cox was selected for another year as mayor and Commissioner Phil Chaney was selected for another year as vice mayor. Lester said ...
— The CHS class of 1950 monthly get together, noon at the Main St
Today, April 14 — The CHS class of 1950 monthly get together, noon at the Main St. Cafe (Tioga). — National Association of Retired and Veteran Railroad Employees, 12:30 p.m., Humboldt Museum. — Chamber Ribbon Cutting, Farmers Union Insurance, 1530 S. Santa Fe, 5-6 p.m. — ANW Education Cooperative, 6:30 p.m., 710 Bridge, Humboldt. — Chanute Recreation Commission, 5:15 p.m., 1621 W. 14th. — Cedar Lodge 103, 7 p.m., refreshments following...
Neodesha man held for murder
Tribune Staff NEODESHA — A Neodesha man appeared by video in Wilson County court Tuesday morning in connection with the death of fellow Neodesha resident. According to a press release from Neodesha Chief of Police Danny J. Thayer, Jared P. Britt, 31, was charged Tuesday with first degree murder and rape in the death of Shawnee Rae Stark. The release said that about 1:50 p.m. Sunday, Neodesha Police Department and Neodesha EMS responded to...
Area drivers arrested in Allen County stops
Adrian K. Wiles II, 37, Erie, was arrested for driving while his driver’s license was suspended following a traffic stop Friday night near Savonburg.
Justin K. Stiffler, 18, Chanute, and Shandie R. Ladd, 20, Iola, were arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol and being minors in consumption of alcohol Saturday in Moran. Stiffler, who was following Ladd to a residence, was stopped by an Allen County deputy. While the deputy w...
Grass ordinance discussion fills city meeting
Harold Campbell Tribune Reporter Just in time for the start of lawn mowing season, how high residents can let their grass grow before the city can potentially charge them with a nuisance highlighted discussion at Monday night’s regular Chanute City Commission meeting. Although several audience members protested changing the current ordinance, the commission Monday night unanimously voted to lower the height from 12 inches to eight inches ...
Pony Express marks 150th anniversary
If you are interested in history, then you probably are aware that the Pony Express is celebrating its 150th anniversary. In fact, the first ride was re-enacted on Easter Sunday, April 3, the day the first rider left. One unique feature of the event was the riding of one of the ponies by a descendent of one of the original pony riders. I think it was only a short ride, but it commemorated the original beginning of the Pony Express. The pony...