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Statues Lee and Jackson

Growing up in Virginia gave me more than school days and that of coming of age during trying times in our contemporary history; it gave me a better understanding of our shared history. Many of us, my age, maybe a bit younger and definitely those who are older, remember the civil rights movement and what [...]

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Council Awards The Journal Official City Newspaper Status

At its meeting Thursday night, the Osawatomie City Council voted to designate the Osawatomie Journal as the official city newspaper. As such, the Journal will publish the city’s legals, which include items such as ordinances, resolutions and the annual city budget. The Journal was the low bidder at 55 cents per line. The Osawatomie Graphic, [...]

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Everything Has A Petroleum-Like Smell

By Jeremy Gulley To the students of the 2010 American Literature class at Fort Scott Community College that ended Sept. 24 after meeting five straight Saturdays: During the last five weeks of class, we studied the music and life of Bob Dylan, we read On The Road, by Jack Kerouac, A River Runs Through It [...]

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‘Change for a Dollar’ Creates Good Vibes Among Osawatomie Filmgoers

By Doug Carder The award-winning short film “Change for a Dollar” made a warm impression on Jessi Beets and her friends during a screening Sunday at City Auditorium. Area residents of all ages turned out to catch the first glimpse of the 10-minute film which was made in Osawatomie in March. The film was shot [...]

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Trojan Runners Finish Strong At Prairie View

By Jeff Gulley There was a lot of new hardware earned by the Osawatomie cross country team Thursday at Prairie View. The Trojans took first place in the boys’ varsity race, first in the boys’ junior varsity race and second in the boys’ freshmen race. The girls’ team had two top 20 finishes by the [...]

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Fall Fling With My Inner Child

By Beth Gulley All the fun Fall Festivals and outdoor activities this time of year remind me that my physical age and my mental age don’t match. My birth certificate says I am 36, but I still feel a sense of wonder, innocence and joy in silly everyday things like I did when I was [...]

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Trojans Stopped By Eagles

By Jeff Gulley Brandon Oakes rushed for 184 yards at Wellsville Friday night but the game belonged to the Eagles who dominated the Trojans in a 64-22 win. Wellsville had scored four times before Oakes broke through for Osawatomie with a 1-yard run. The Eagles took the opening kickoff and quickly scored on a 64-yard [...]

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Down Through The Years

By Shirley Erickson 100 Years Ago A.W. Youngberg opened his theatre last week. Like everyone, when they start up a piece of new machinery, he had some grounds for cussin’, but we guess he didn’t, and now he has a real nice show in operation. His sister, Miss Louise Youngberg, Wade Carson and Bruce Campbell, [...]

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Jolene Coffelt: Miami County Medical Center Rehab Patient of the Year

By Jeff Gulley For more than a year, Jolene Coffelt has been working to get back the use of her left arm. A fall at home led to a long road of surgeries, painful procedures and doubt about whether she would ever get back to normal but the one bright spot in her ordeal was [...]

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Volleyball Team Takes Third at Pomona

By Jeff Gulley The Osawatomie volleyball team avenged a loss earlier in the day against Burlingame to take third place at the Pomona Invitational Saturday. The Trojans beat Burlingame 25-21, 25-19 in the consolation final to earn third place. Tayler Soucie had 11 kills and Brianna Crain added four in the match. Jessie Adams had [...]

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