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Trojans Top Metro Academy

Jacob Vail drives past a Metro Academy defender for two points i the Trojans' win Dec. 14.

By Jeff Gulley Osawatomie faced its tallest test of the season in the final game of December as Metro Academy came to town Dec. 14. The Warriors were familiar with Osawatomie as just three days before they captured the Osawatomie tournament title with a win over Coffeyville. They also brought with them the 6-9 center [...]

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Swimmers Second at Home Meet

Osawatomie/Paola's Daniel Dorsett swims in the 200-yard individual medley Wednesday. Dorsett won the event and the team took second place.

By Jeff Gulley The Osawatomie/Paola swim team took second place in the first home meet of the season Wednesday night, falling to the depth of Blue Valley Northwest. Blue Valley NW scored 502 points with Osawatomie/Paola coming in second at 453. Bonner Springs was third and Parsons came in fourth. “This was a very close [...]

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OMS Choir And Band Perform Holiday Favorites

Miranda Ferrell and Abigail Dickinson perform with the seventh and eighth-grade choir Wenesday night.

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OMS Concert

Pictures from OMS Band and Choir Concert

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Christmas 2010 column

By Kevin Gray As another Christmas approaches and “a wrap” placed on another semester, I can’t help but take a few moments for reflection before considering the question, “What do I want for Christmas?” I can’t believe how fast this year went. Gone just like that! Christmas will be the same, too. Kind of like [...]

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Dog and Girl

By Jeremy Gulley What does it take to be a friend? Sometimes in life, our past experiences allow us to better understand people if we allow ourselves to open up and connect. This week, I was taught a lesson on understanding and friendship. Three years ago my family adopted Daisy, a black Great Dane who [...]

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Down Through The Years Dec 22 2010

By Shirley Erickson 100 Years Ago “The strike is settled!’ “Didn’t I tell you so!” “Have you heard about the strike?” “That is certainly one good Christmas gift, eh Bo!” Such were the exclamations that greeted people on the street Tuesday morning. The rumor of the settlement between the striking machinists and allied crafts was [...]

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Grandma Ruth’s 102nd

Alexis Hinton, great granddaughter of the Rev. Willie Hinton of Osawatomie, shares a high-five with Ruth Wrench, who was celebrating 102nd birthday on Dec. 23

By Kevin Gray At her 102nd birthday celebration Sunday after services at the Ebenezer Baptist Church, Ruth Wrench of Osawatomie greeted family, friends, and joked about this being her second childhood. She was even high-fiving with some of the children, like Alexis Hinton of Olathe, after services. Osawatomie kindergarten teacher Marilyn Cook said Grandma Ruth [...]

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A Sense of Humor?

By Jeremy Gulley “How do you feel now?” the nurse asked. My dad’s glazed-over stare told everyone in the room that the valium he was given to help with his dizziness was working, and working well. “What?” he replied. “Are you feeling okay?” the nurse asked again. “Feeling great” he replied, “really, really good.” We [...]

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Dr. Arbaje Success Not A Surprise

Kevin Gray Little did I once realize or suspect what a mark Dr. Alicia Arbaje would make in the field of medicine someday. But, then, that was about 20 years ago, and I was focused on the present time and a new student I was told had been jumped a grade or two. When Alicia [...]

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