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10
Apr
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Collecting supplies for flood victims

USD 108 elementary collected items for Nebraska flood victims. Shari Miller, who works for Blue Valley Community Action Partnership in Fairbury, picked up the donations April 1. The partnership serves families across the state of Nebraska. The 5th grade class at Washington County was the winner of the flood drive, which Natosha Hevelone helped organized this event. The school collected 663 items to send; businesses donated $1,275 plus $65 in gift cards.

 

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Thu
28
Mar
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DAR Good Citizens and essay scholarship winners announced

Nathan Ohlde

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The Nathan Edson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recognized and awarded four area students with the Good Citizens award at the chapter’s March 9 meeting in Concordia. Jessica Dethloff was the only winner able to attend.

The students who participate in this contest are chosen by their counselors because they have qualities of dependability (truthfulness, honesty and punctuality), service (cooperation, helpfulness and responsibility), leadership (personality, self-control and initiative) and patriotism (unselfish loyalty to American ideals). United States Citizenship is not required.

Wed
20
Mar
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Hatesohls named ‘Masters’

Gary and Rebecca Hatesohl were one of five couples named Kansas Master Farmers and Master Farm Homemakers.

Gary and Rebecca Hatesohl, of Greenleaf, were one of five couples that were named to the 2018 class of Kansas Master Farmers and Master Farm Homemakers in recognition of their leadership in agriculture, environmental stewardship and service to their communities. They were recognized at a banquet March 8 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Manhattan.

The statewide award program is in its 92nd year and is sponsored by K-State Research and Extension and Kansas Farmer magazine.

The Hatesohls were active members of 4-H and FFA. As alumni they still continue to donate their time by chaperoning trips, organizing livestock clinics and judging contests, and helping at the Washington County Fair. Their efforts earned her the Outstanding Washington County Alumni Award and gave him the chance to serve as president of the Kansas FFA Alumni Board.

 

 

Wed
13
Mar
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Alldredges get award

Jan and Jerry Alldredge, of Washington, received an award from the Modern Woodmen of America for all of the hours they spend volunteering at the firemen’s garage sale during the Highway 36 Treasure Hunt.

Local volunteers Jan and Jerry Alldredge, of Washington, were recently recognized for countless hours of service to the community during a Modern Woodmen of America member event on Jan. 26.

The Alldredges were honored through Modern Woodmen’s Hometown Hero Program for volunteering at the firemen’s Highway 36 yard sale and food venue.

As part of the Hometown Hero Program members of Washington’s Modern Woodmen Chapter 5214 presented Jan and Jerry Alldredge with a certificate and a $100 award grant to be donated to the charitable organization of the honoree’s choice. The Alldredge’s selected Edith’s House Food Pantry to receive the donation.

 

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Wed
06
Feb
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WC scholars bowl wins league

The Washington County scholars bowl team won the league tournament Jan. 30 for the fifth straight year.

The Washington County scholars bowl team was named league champions on Jan. 30 for the fifth straight year. Nine league teams competed in the tournament at Linn. Some league teams did not attend because of the extreme cold.

The team had a 7-1 record in the round robin tournament. Scores were as follows: WCHS 70-Centralia 40, WCHS 130- Clifton Clyde 30,WCHS 30 – Frankfort 40,WCHS 40 –Wetmore 20,WCHS 49 – Hanover 20, WCHS 60 VH 10, WCHS 50 – Axtell 10. Final results were 1. Washington County 2. Wetmore

3. Frankfort. The team was led by Junior Jake Toole with 26 questions (260pts) followed by Senior Malari L’Ecuyer with 8 (80pts) and Junior Julisa Martinez with 7 (70pts). Team members were Senior Malari L’Ecuyer, Juniors Jake Toole, Julisa Martinez and Kody Helms, and Freshman Laura Skupa.

 

Wed
30
Jan
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WC King and Queen of Courts

Washington County’s King and Queen of Courts is Friday, Feb. 1, during the high school basketball game. Candidates are Malari L'Ecuyer, Taylor Adee, Bailey Bisel, Pepe Cardenas, Trent Tuma and Daniel Craig. The school’s annual PTO spaghetti supper will also be that night from 5-8 p.m. See ad this page for more information.

Washington County’s King and Queen of Courts is Friday, Feb. 1, during the high school basketball game. Candidates are Malari L'Ecuyer, Taylor Adee, Bailey Bisel, Pepe Cardenas, Trent Tuma and Daniel Craig. The school’s annual PTO spaghetti supper will also be that night from 5-8 p.m. See ad this page for more information

 

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Thu
17
Jan
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Valentine, Meyer to marry

Brady Meyer Katie Valentine

The parents of Katie Valentine, of Louisburg, and Brady Meyer, of Linn, announce the couple’s engagement.

Valentine is the daughter of Robin Valentine, of Louisburg, and Larry and Michelle Valentine, of Topeka.

Meyer is the son of Que and Michelle Meyer, of Linn.

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Wed
05
Dec
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People attend Washington’s holiday events Saturday despite rain, threat of snow

All but two registered vendors made it to Santa’s Gifts and Goodies on Dec. 1 despite the poor weather. Vendors sold everything from jewelry and wood and metal art to baked goods.

Sheila Ouellette and Mary Kay Sherlock provide soup samples at Santa’s Gifts and Goodies. The P.E.O. organization sold soup mixes to raise funds for scholarships.

Busy Bee 4-H Club members Gatlin Willbrant and Luke Gauby rang bells at the Salvation Army kettles during Santa’s Gifts and Goodies. The Farmington 4-H Club rang bells earlier that day.

People attend Washington’s holiday events Saturday despite rain, threat of snow

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Wed
05
Dec
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The Washington Public Library announced that Camden Gepner, son of Eric and Heather Gepner, Cole Jueneman, son of Laramie and Dave Jueneman, and Olivia Ditmars, daughter of Daniel and Tina Ditmars, completed all required reading goals in the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program.

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Tue
02
Oct
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Linn to celebrate homecoming

BY CYNTHIA SCHEER

 

It’s homecoming week at Linn High School. There will be a pep rally and bonfire at the swimming pool at 8 p.m. on Thursday. On Friday there will be a pep rally with class wars at the football field at 2:30 p.m. The Bulldog Backers will serve a barbecue meal before the game on Friday. The meal will include pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans, chips, desserts and drinks starting at 6 p.m. in the ag shop. Crowning begins at 6:30 p.m. on the football field. Each of the candidates will be introduced before last year’s homecoming king and queen crown the new royalty, who are selected by the high school students. A Bitty Cheer performance with grade school children from Linn will be at halftime of the football game against Tescott.

 

 

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