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Down Through The Years

By Shirley Erickson 100 Years Ago When Miss Mabel Allard received a message from Miss Lila Weber to call at the latter’s home on her way home from her work last Friday evening she little thought that she would be greeted by 20 of her friends. Upon her arrival they proceeded to show her a [...]

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5 minute penalty

By Jeremy Gulley My family is always busy. My wife teaches English at the college level, runs marathons, and is involved in many other activities. My boys are both on the Miami County Vipers swim team, act in the Osawatomie Time Machine, and always find ways to stay busy. For my part, I teach at [...]

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Talking Tombstones 7p.m Saturday

History will come alive Saturday night and benefit the Osawatomie Historic Preservation Fund. Osawatomie’s earliest residents will have their stories told at their final resting place, Oakwood Cemetery. The Talking Tombstones event begins at 7 p.m. and will feature the newly formed Osawatomie Time Machine Troup. Tickets are $3 each or two for $5. Children’s [...]

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Vote For John Brown

By Grady Atwater John Brown was a major figure in American History, and he is indelibly associated with Osawatomie to the point that his nickname is “Osawatomie Brown.” Brown’s abolitionist crusade made him a nationally and internationally known figure in his lifetime, and tourists flock to Osawatomie today to visit Osawatomie’s historic sites associated with [...]

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Decline In Enrollment Should Not Hurt District’s Budget This School Year

By Doug Carder Even though Osawatomie USD 367’s official enrollment is down 12 students from last year, the budget will not be adversely affected by the decline. The district’s official head count was 1,161, down from 1,173 students last year. “We can use last year’s numbers, because we’re allowed to use a three year average, [...]

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Trojans Fall 70-8 To Panthers In Districts

Austin Chisam (1) and Alex Stookey (75) wrap up a Paola running back Friday night in the Trojans 70-8 loss to Paola.

By Jeff Gulley The latest installment of the annual tom-tom game between Osawatomie and Paola was one the Trojans would like soon to forget. It played out like every football team’s worse nightmare. Paola shredded the Trojans on the ground gaining 522 rushing yards in a 70-8 win. Paola jumped out to a three-touchdown lead [...]

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You’re The Real Deal

By Kevin Gray By the end of the first week of my long-term sub job at Prairie View High School, a girl in one of my English classes said, “You are the real deal!” after it dawned on her that I had been making assignments, grading their papers and recording grades. “You’re really grading our [...]

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Punt, Pass, Kick Results

The Osawatomie Recreation Commission held its annual NFL Punt Pass and Kick competition Wednesday at Lynn Dickey Field. Results: Girls 7-under Amiah Simmons, first, 52-6 feet Emiley Thurman, second, 20 feet 9-under Rachel England, first, 117-8 feet Anna Belle Deremus, second, 52-6 feet Addison Smithhisler, third, 30 feet 11-under Sydney Wallace, first, 117-8 feet Katie [...]

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Trojans Sweep Buffalos and Bulldogs

By Jessica Jones The Osawatomie volleyball team put together two wins over Prairie View and Anderson County at a triangular on Oct. 12. Coming out strong in the first game, Prairie View was able to come out on top with a close win of 26-24. Emily Feldman had two aces, the last of which came [...]

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Boy Scouts Serve Up Spaghetti Feast

Alex Backer serves Tamara Maichel a plate of spaghetti Friday night at the Boy Scouts Spaghetti feast fundraiser.

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