June 26, 2014 – PDF Edition

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New Osage City Manager settles in for the long haul

OSAGE CITY—Rod Willis is just starting to get the hang of his new surroundings as Osage City Manager, but he’s already making the rounds.

“It’s been very enjoyable so far,” Willis said. “I’ve enjoyed the people I’ve met. I’ve still got a lot of people to meet. There’s still a lot of puzzle pieces to put together, knowing what’s what and who’s who.”

Willis took over the position June 10, and after 10 days in the office, reaffirmed his hopes to finish his career in Osage City.

Searchers locate missing woman

The search for Judy Lamberd continued this morning with assistance from the Osage County Sheriff’s Office, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Melvern and Overbrook Police Departments, along with Osage County Fire Districts No. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7, the Pomona Fire Department, Osage County Emergency Management and the Road and Bridge department.

Last night’s air search was completed by the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Parties search for missing Quenemo woman

The Osage County Sheriff's Office responded to a missing person’s call at 10:40 p.m. last night at 308 S. 4th St., Quenemo.

Judy Lamberd, 45, is described as a white female, 5 feet 7 inches tall, approximately 300 pounds, with green eyes and dark brown hair.

Lamberd is in need of medication.

Mrs. Lamberd was last seen in her yard in Quenemo around 8 p.m.

Air and ground searches were completed at 3:45 a.m. today.

Another search began at 7 a.m.

Lincoln to compete in Blue-Grey combine Saturday

CANTON, Ohio—Osage City incoming senior J.T. Lincoln was selected as a wide receiver to attend the Blue-Grey Northeast Super Combine June 21 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

Lincoln’s selection came, after his previous performance at the Blue-Grey Heartland Combine April 25 at Missouri Western University, practice site for the Kansas City Chiefs.

“I am just going to do my best and have fun,” Lincoln said. “I can’t wait to attend the combine and go see the National NFL Hall of Fame.”

Alcohol sales illegal July 4

OSAGE CITY—Conflicting language between the city’s ordinance allowing Sunday liquor sales and a more recently passed city code have left retailers wondering.

“Our Sunday sales ordinance and our code are not aligned,” said Quintin Robert, Osage City mayor, at the June 10 meeting of the Osage City Council. “The sellers weren’t that clear, and as it turns out, we weren’t that clear.”

Lanes, exits to open on U.S. 75

CARBONDALE—Certain lane and exit restrictions on U.S. 75 Highway in north Osage County are expected to expire this week.

All northbound lanes of U.S. 75 are expected to open Wednesday evening, June 18, to unrestricted traffic between U.S. 56 Highway, in Osage County, and Topeka Blvd., in Shawnee County. Temporary lane closures will take place in the coming weeks for the application of permanent pavement markings.

June 19, 2014 – PDF Edition

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Infantry band to perform tonight in Osage City

The 35th Infantry Division Band of the Kansas Army National Guard, under the direction of Chief Warrant Officer Stephen J. Patterson, will present a concert 7:30 p.m. June 17 at Osage City High School auditorium, Fifth and Ellinwood streets, Osage City.

Presented by the Osage City Area Arts Council, the “Governor’s Own” band will present a concert of patriotic music including military marches, big band selections and a special salute to veterans and their families. Admission is free and is open to the public.

Stolen property recovered in search

CARBONDALE—Around 2:43 p.m. June 16, deputies from the Osage County Sheriff’s office served a search warrant at 449 W. 117th St., Carbondale, for cultivation of marijuana and possession of stolen property.

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