Pastor goes on vacation, son fills the pulpit
(Column ~ 07/05/12)
Pastor Charles and Willa Cable of Arcadia Christian Church will return to the pulpit on the second Sunday in July after enjoying a three-week vacation traveling with other family members to California. Their son, Bob Cable of Lamar, filled the pulpit on the first Sunday in July and and with 30 others enjoyed the monthly chicken dinner. At opening exercise, special guests Terry and Shawna Moody of Springfield gave their second anniversary offering...
- Out with the old, in with the new (Local News ~ 07/05/12)
Expanding farm credit opportunities
(Column ~ 07/05/12)
Program note: The deadline for filing a timely report of acres for this year is Monday, July 16. This is earlier than in the past. Call ahead for an appointment at (620) 223-1880. Committee nominations will be accepted through Aug. 1 for the position on the FSA committee representing the townships of Timberhill, Freedom, Osage, Mill Creek and Scott north of U.S. Highway 54. Contact our office for a nominating petition...
Tomatoes -- susceptible to stressful growing conditions
(Column ~ 07/05/12)
Many of you have probably been enjoying some homegrown tomatoes for a couple weeks now. Unfortunately, some tomatoes are suffering from various environmental problems. Blossom end rot has been affecting tomatoes this year. This condition is easily recognized by the flat, blackened, leathery area on the blossom end of the fruit (opposite the stem end). This condition is often first seen when the fruit is about half-grown and continues as it matures...
(Other Record ~ 07/05/12)
Announcing a card shower for Kathleen Baker, formerly of Blue Mound, Kan., but currently a resident of Cavalry Crossing in Fort Scott. Kathleen is doing well and will be 95 on July 9. Her address is 201 W. 23rd St., Apt. 1B4, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701...
Law Enforcement Reports
(Police/Fire Report ~ 07/05/12)
Ralee Richard Wilson Kingfisher, 26, Fort Scott, was arrested at 2:22 a.m. Tuesday by the Fort Scott Police Department for pedestrian under the influence and was released at 5:50 a.m. Tuesday on a $250 bond. Mack Claybourne Houser, 42, Fort Scott, was arrested at 9:03 p.m. Monday by the Fort Scott Police Department on two Bourbon County warrants and is still being held at this time...
GARY RAY SHADDEN
(Obituary ~ 07/05/12)
Gary Ray Shadden, 62, of rural Osawatomie, Kan., died Monday July 2, 2012, at the Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, Kan. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday July 5, 2012, at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Fort Scott, Kan. Arrangements are being handled by Eddy-Birchard Funeral Home 203 Main Osawatomie, Kan., 66064...
Elsmore Ruritan Club plans Independence Day celebration
(Community News ~ 07/05/12)
Elsmore Ruritan Club's annual Independence Day celebration will be Friday at the Elsmore community building. Hamburgers, hot dogs and polish sausages will be available beginning at 6:30 p.m. Dessert and homemade ice cream will also be available. Tickets will be sold for dessert drawings throughout the evening. ...
Local reports for Air Force basic military training
(Military News ~ 07/05/12)
Ryan Anthony Hervey, a 2012 Fort Scott High School graduate, reported to eight-and-a-half-week long Air Force Basic Military Training (BMT) on Monday, July 2, at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Upon graduation of BMT, Ryan will be trained in cyber-systems operations (established in 2009)...
New Spider-Man is a success
(Entertainment ~ 07/05/12)
In Theaters: The Amazing Spider-Man It doesn't seem like very long ago that Sam Raimi was putting his spin on the Spider-Man character. With the three movie franchise being one of the largest earning in history, it was almost surprising to hear that a reboot was in the works...
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