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...
Interest in soybeans prompts new trials MANHATTAN — Responding to an upswing in producer interest in conventional (non-Roundup Ready) soybean varieties, Kansas State University Research and Extension has established trials in three locations around the state. “Despite the renewed interest, there aren¬¥t many conventional soybean varieties on the market now,” said Bill Schapaugh, soybean breeder with K-State Research and Extension. “There ...
County mill levy increase possible
Harold Campbell Tribune Reporter A proposed 2010 Neosho County budget calls for a mill levy increase of about 2.8 mills, but county commissioners Friday began the process of chipping away at a number of line items. State law requires the final budget to be approved by Aug. 25. Rodney Burns, with the Schlotterbeck & Burns accounting firm of Chanute, presented the proposed budget at Friday’s Neosho County Commission meeting. “Actually, ...
Community college working with one mill drop in budget
NCCC proceeding with caution on next year’s budget due to late payment of property taxes
Assistant Managing Editor
Like all taxing entities in Neosho County, Neosho County Community College is slogging through budget preparation for 2010.
County valuation numbers will not be finalized until October but the taxing entities are given an estimate to worth with each July for budget preparation purposes. The college’s estimated assess...
Donald Lawrence Norris, 51, and Kimberly Sue Kabrey, 51, both of Erie, filed for a marriage license this week. The following couples filed for divorce: — Valarie J. and Jeffrey Culbertson. — Thomas Lynn and Robbi Brewer.
Scripture of the Day
“However, I admit that I worship the God of our fathers as a follower of the Way, which they call a sect. I believe everything that agrees with the Law and that is written in the Prophets, and I have the same hope in God as these men, that there will be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked.” — Acts 24:14, 15, New International Version
Thayer native to film Homecoming documentary
Tribune staff THAYER — Have you ever wondered how far you could spit a watermelon seed? Welcome to Thayer’s Watermelon Homecoming Fair Kansas USA. Kassie Thornton is directing/producing a documentary about “Watermelon Homecoming.” “Thayer, Kansas, a home to 500 people, illustrates the vanishing small town America,” Thornton said. “Each year the population goes from 500 to 900 in only a weekend. Former residents all come back to the place ...
Best Yet The Best Yet 4-H Club met June 14 to discuss county fair preparations. Elections were held for 4-H royalty candidates. Jillian Taylor and Ethan Kepley were selected as candidates for queen and king. Jade Gardener and Grayson Johnson will be candidates for princess and prince. One vote equals one cent and all money raised goes to the 4-H Council. The club met June 17 to finish painting the hog barn. Volunteers from the club will h...
CASA Charity Golf Tournament on July 25
IOLA — The fourth annual CASA Charity Golf Tournament is planned Saturday, July 25, at Allen County Country Club.
A four-person, flighted scramble will be held and entry fee of $50 includes green fees, cart rental and lunch. Prizes will be awarded.
Men and women players of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to participate. Registration is 7:30 a.m. and tee time 9 a.m.
Pre-registration is encoura...
Historic fire station serves as firefighters’ museum
Kandace Hunt For Kansas Press Association WICHITA — It’s Jan. 10, 1910. Engine House Number Six has just opened. Two horses, Tom and Dick, wait patiently in their stalls for their first fire run. The station’s four firefighters — W.R. Snow, Willie Spenser, Fred Davis and Charles Duffner - could be warming themselves at the potbelly stove or maybe have retired for the night to their bunks on the second floor. But for certain, their red ...
Chanute Police Department
— Rape was reported to have occurred between May 28 and 29 at 200 N. Plummer. The case has been forwarded to the county attorney for charges.
— Misdemeanor intimidation of a witness or victim was reported June 11 at 1500 W. Main. The case has been forwarded to the county attorney for charges.
— Misdemeanor criminal damage to property was reported to have occurred between June 11 and 12 at 19 W. 3rd. Loss is e...
Burglaries strike struggling animal shelter
Colleen Surridge Parsons Sun PARSONS — Through the years there have been several break-ins at the Parsons Animal Shelter -- a puppy stolen at Christmas, a digital camera stolen last November. The recent rash of thefts of food from the shelter has its operator Karen Jones seething. “The (Labette County) Sheriff’s Department was out here again yesterday,” she said. “Someone broke in again the night before last -- late Tuesday night. This t...
Trout Fishing in America to perform at Parsons
PARSONS — The public is invited to come together at the Seaton Family Pavilion in Forest Park at 7:30 p.m. Thursday to enjoy four-time Grammy nominees “Trout Fishing in America.”
Shelton Clark in “Acoustic Guitar” said of the family-friendly show: “They play contemporary, acoustic-based music, but they are a throwback to buskers, vaudeville and even old-fashioned medicine shows. Their material ranges from introspective folk and co...
Sunday...Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.
Sunday night and Monday...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.