Stu Butcher Tribune Editor The Crusin’ 4 Bargains Show & Shine Car Show has added a new class, the POS (junk car) class. Classic cars and junk cars will be on display on the corner of Main and Highland Friday night, beginning at 6 p.m. The car show is in conjunction with the annual downtown Chanute sidewalk sale. Dash plaques, sponsored by McKinney Motors, will be given to the first 50 cars. Prizes will be awarded by Bumper to Bumper...
reduced to $100k
Assistant Managing Editor
An attorney for Dana J. Guilford, 24, successfully argued for a reduction in bond from $150,000 cash or surety to $100,000 cash or surety during a Tuesday court appearance.
Randy L. Huckey, 29, Fall River, has a parole hold from the Department of Corrections so his attorney did not ask for a bond reduction.
According to Director of Public Safety Sam Budreau, on July 1 officers were dispatched in referen...
Become fan of Main Street Chanute on Facebook Last Thursday, Main Street Chanute launched several promotions on Facebook. Since then, more than 250 people have subscribed to the Main Street Chanute page. What’s bringing these people to Facebook? Perhaps it’s the information. Maybe it’s the connectedness. But most likely its the media, cash competitions, and coupons. Main Street Chanute has uploaded photographs and video recordings. Were yo...
Triplets born at Johnson Hospital make history
Family reunion held at Walnut Recreation Center on Saturday Melissa Smith Assistant Managing Editor In the early 1930s, the chances of a mother and her triplets surviving a Cesarean section were very low. But Leila Norris and sons Chuck, Raymond and Harold defied the odds and now the boys are the oldest living triplets born in the state of Kansas. “There’s a lot of triplets that were born but they are not all in Kansas and they are...
Commission takes steps on finalizing budget
to be reduced
by five mills for
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City Manager J.D. Lester came to Chanute in September 2008, after the 2009 budget was already complete. He has spent the last few weeks becoming accustomed to the city’s budget and trying to get a more accurate accounting of the city’s financial situation.
Lester went through his findings at a work session Monday night with the city commission.
BBBS expands to Neosho
Kansas is a pilot program in the USA to have Big Brothers and Big Sisters organizations available in all counties of the state. Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters is expanding into Neosho County by partnering with the agency in Allen County. The Allen County Agency is in its fifth year of service with Jacquelyn Smith, Iola, being the program director.
“We will be starting this service in Neosho County with the help of our board mem...
Graduate grows up working on classic car
Stu Butcher Tribune editor Garrett Sharp got an early taste of the classic car bug. “My Dad’s always been into cars,” said the 2009 graduate of Chanute High School. “I first remember him working on a ‘36 Ford pickup and going to swap meets in Lawrence and Wichita when I was real little.” Sharp drove his renovated Camaro to the first day of school in his sophomore year. “It was awesome. I was really excited,” he said. But he was protecti...
NAP Application closing date Sept
NAP Application closing date Sept. 1 MANHATTAN — Jack A. Salava, acting State Executive Director for the Kansas Farm Service Agency, reminds producers that Sept. 1 is the application closing date for certain crops under the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP). Crops eligible for NAP benefits are limited to those not insurable in the county and are produced for food or fiber. Sept. 1 is the final date to pay the applicable ser...
25 years ago (1984) ERIE - A Tribune photo shows Ruth McKinney in front of her new motel alongside US 59 in Erie. 50 years ago (1959) The new building at 206 N. Lincoln, built to house the Chanute Production Credit Association, is ready for occupancy. Tribune photographs show the exterior of the building, and an inside shot of employees Audrey Zimmerman and Margaret Youngberg. 75 years ago (1934) Use of the municipal airport is increas...
Buffalo church appreciates fund-raiser support The Buffalo United Methodist Church would like to thank everyone who supported our enchilada fund-raiser for the New Albany United Methodist Church, which was destroyed in the May 8 storm. Without your support, our fund-raiser would not have been so successful. Again, we thank you for sharing what you have with those in need. Marilyn Millikan Church secretary
Chanute Rotarians roll up their sleeves
interested in doing
Assistant Managing Editor
A little more than a week ago a group of people could be seen wandering the halls of the Chanute Public Library with paint rollers and cleaning supplies. What were they doing?
“The club is starting to focus on some community projects such as the library. We kind of viewed the library as kind of the front door to our community,” said Chanut...
CASA golf tourney
scheduled for Saturday
Court Appointed Advocates for Children (CASA) is hosting a charity golf tournament as a fund raiser for its program The tournament will be held on Saturday, July 25, at the Allen County Country Club outside Iola.
The celebrity host is District Court Judge Daniel Creitz. Tee time is 9 a.m., sign-ups start at 7:30 a.m.
It will be a four-person scrambled, flighted, tournament. Men, women and mixed teams can play and women may use the optional tee...
Historical, sacred preservation under way at church
Special to the Tribune The cornerstone of First Presbyterian Church dates the large stone structure’s beginning in 1909. The beautiful windows that tower above the streets were part of that original creation. After 100 years, it is time that some pretty extensive care be given to those windows so they will be around for another hundred years, hence their removal over several days during the past week. Wade Walchak, owner of Sentimental Art G...
Wednesday...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 to 85.
Wednesday night through Friday...Partly cloudy. Lows 65 to 70. Highs near 90.
Friday night through Sunday...Partly cloudy. Lows near 70. Highs 85 to 90.
Sunny Stone FCE
Once again Opie’s in Chanute was the place to be for the Sunny Stone meeting. Jayci Beckwith hosted it at 11:30 a.m. on July 14. As usual the food was delicious. Our president, Donita Houghton, dominated the meeting, as she presided, won the door prize and gave a super good lesson on the protein in our foods.
The Wilson County Holiday Happenings was announced for Nov. 12. Registration will start at 10 a.m. and the meeting will...
Scripture of the Day
“Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them. Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged.” — Colossians 3:18-21, New International Version
Cherryvale to celebrate actress’ 100th
CHERRYVALE — On Sunday, July 26, Cherryvale-born Vivian Vance would have celebrated her 100th birthday. The City of Cherryvale will remember and honor her life and professional entertainment career with two local events. The Cherryvale Community National Bank at 333 East Main Street will pay tribute to her 100th birthday with displays, photos and collectibles from her professional career and life on the I Love Lucy TV shows on Friday, July ...
— Storytime, 10 a.m., Chanute Public Library
Today, July 21 — Storytime, 10 a.m., Chanute Public Library. — Hip Hop Teens, 10 a.m., Chanute Public Library. — Moving to Music, 11 a.m., Chanute Public Library. Wednesday, July 22 — Tim Raglin, the Art of Children’s Book Illustration, 10 a.m., Chanute Public Library. — Knitting for all ages, 5 p.m., Chanute Public Library. — Chanute Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m., Katy Park. Thursday, July 23 — Community Corrections & Juvenile Justi...
Fair’s Public Style Revue on Sunday ERIE — Everyone is invited to attend the High School Musical themed Fashion Revue portion of the Neosho County Fair. The event is 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 26, at First Christian Church, 703 W. State, Erie. eosho County Fair Public Style Revue Ice cold lemonade, tea, and cookies will be provided. This revue features local 4-H members on center stage showing modeling techniques while displaying clothing ma...
25 years ago (1984) Lila Mee, 513 S. Highland, celebrated her 100th birthday last week. She says she came to Chanute in 1903 as an 18-year-old newly-wed. She recalls that the town was really booming at the time, because of the newly-found fields of oil and gas near Chanute. 50 years ago (1959) At least 750 children were given polio vaccinations during a free clinic here yesterday, in hopes the new vaccine would protect the children from...