Dallas Spivey

May 22, 2016

TOPEKA—Dallas Spivey, Waverly, died May 22, 2016, at Topeka. He was 73.

A celebration of his life will be held 7 p.m. May 27 at Feltner Funeral Chapel, 822 Topeka Ave., Lyndon.

EAT WELL TO BE WELL: Tips to manage carbs for diabetics

One of the biggest factors affecting blood glucose levels in a person with diabetes is the amount and type of carbohydrates they consume. There is all kinds of advice concerning carbohydrates making it very confusing to know and understand what’s right and what’s wrong.

Osage City graduates 37 seniors

OSAGE CITY—The 37 graduates of Osage City High School Class of 2016 were accepted and presented with diplomas Sunday afternoon.

Fanfare and Processional by Edward Elgar played by the high school band, directed by Tyler Kncaid played while graduated entered, followed by Among the Clouds by Brian Balmages.

Honor student Kailyn Robert spoke to those assembled and expressed her procrastination in writing her speech.

“I’ve spent the last four years of my life waiting until the last second, literally, to finish projects, papers and presentations,” she said.

Lyndon graduates class of 2016

LYNDON—Twenty-four high school seniors walked into the Lyndon High School gymnasium May 15 for graduation, the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance,” played by the Lyndon High School band.

Madeline Volkman, class president, welcomed all those in attendance. Volkman and Rylan Burns, junior class president, presented the class key. High school principal Brad Marcotte introduced the guest speaker, Toby Baker. Following Baker, Olivia Miller co-salutatorian, spoke.

Burlingame graduates receive diplomas

Rosie Blacketer | Reporter
BURLINGAME—Burlingame High School held it graduation ceremonies May 14, graduating 27 seniors in the class of 2016.

After the processional, the high school band played “Appalachian Air,” directed by Michael Brown.

Burlingame High School principal Tammy Baird presented the salutatorian, Hannah Young, and valedictorian Clay Thomas.

Young open her speech reminding fellow classmates that they have persevered and all of their hard work has paid off.

Rodeo returns to Burlingame this weekend

BURLINGAME—A saddle’s not even required, yet there’ll be plenty of Western action for all.

It’s the annual Rodeo Days at Burlingame, “where the rail crosses the trail,” right on Highway 56, Saturday, May 21, announced Mark Hecht, local Chamber of Commerce official-businessman-enthusiast.

“We have a packed line-up of activities set this year for our community celebration planned to draw attention to the 46th annual Santa Fe Trail Rodeo sponsored by the Burlingame Saddle Club, with performances both Friday and Saturday evenings,” Hecht said.

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USD 456 discusses legislation, finances

MELVERN—Darrel Finch, USD 456 superintendent, discussed legislative relating to school finances during the USD 456 Board of Education’s May 9 regular meeting.

“The Kansas Supreme Court will be hearing arguments on the school funding the first of June,” Finch said. “From the past legislative session, a bill was passed that will rearrange the funding for the school districts and for our district, we will lose $155,000.

County plans for exceptionally large tax sale

LYNDON—Osage County Commissioners discussed the status of the upcoming sale for properties with delinquent taxes.

“We’re waiting,” said Pat Walsh, county counselor. “It’s sitting for trial in the first part of June. Assuming there’s no hitches there, the next step is we send an order to (Laurie Dunn, sheriff) and (she will) give us a date for sale.”

Dunn said the notice would need to be published for three consecutive weeks leading up to the sale.

“Once we get this going, we’d like to have it as soon as possible,” said Gaylord Anderson, chairman.

MdCV graduates 25 seniors

MELVERN—The 25 members of the Marais des Cygnes Valley Class of 2016 received their diplomas, and several scholarship awards, during the school’s graduation ceremony Sunday at MdCV High School in Melvern.

Graduates enter the auditorium with the music of “Pomp and Circumstance.” Graduates and attendees were welcomed by Thad Thurston, MdCVHS principal, along with recognition of moms for Mother’s Day.

The 25 graduates were presented with awards, announced by Laurel Ladewig, MdCV counselor (see awards below). The lengthy presentation was followed by the graduate speeches.

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