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USD 367 Gifted Teacher Dies

By Jeff Gulley Osawatomie teacher Cindy Schwarz died last Tuesday evening after being found unresponsive in her office at Trojan Elementary School. Staff members performed CPR until Miami County EMS arrived. Schwarz was then taken to Miami County Medical Center in Paola. News of her death traveled fast in Osawatomie that night. Schwarz, 51, taught [...]

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To Text or Not To Text?

By Beth Gulley Remember the last time you were at a restaurant and the person you were dining with wouldn’t quit texting? Or the last time you were in a house of worship and you looked over and saw someone in the next aisle playing on facebook? In my role as a college teacher, I [...]

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Trojans Sixth In Tourney

By Jeff Gulley Inconsistancy dogged the Osawatomie boys’ basketball team as it went 1-2 to earn sixth place in the Spring Hill Invitational last week. The Trojans fell to Louisburg in the opener, then came back to beat Bishop Ward before falling in the final game to Piper. In the opening game against Louisburg, Osawatomie [...]

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Relay For Life

By Jeff Gulley It’s time to start planning for the 18th annual Relay for Life in Miami County. The annual fundraiser is having its kick off event from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 7 at Osawatomie High School The kick-off event is for anyone wanting to have a team, be a team leader or interested [...]

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Suitable Education

By Kevin Gray Just when I was finishing my column for this week, a more pressing topic caught my attention. I had read a brief story online from the Lawrence Journal World about a “suitable education”. Then, I was struck by something our new Governor had said in his inaugural address using the same word, [...]

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Wildcats Topple Trojans 49-29

By Jeff Gulley Harrisonville proved to be a rough first-round draw for the Osawatomie girls’ basketball team Monday night. The Wildcats jumped out to a big early lead and never looked back, beating Osawatomie 49-29. Osawatomie started off shooting cold, scoring only four points in the first quarter on buckets by Rebecca Fisher and Courtney [...]

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Sick of Being Sick

By Jeremy Gulley For three days last week, I was so sick all I could do was lie on the couch and do nothing but read and watch T.V. Luckily for me, all of my obligations were cancelled because of the weather, so I literally had nothing to do other than be sick. At some [...]

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Remembering a Teacher That Always Cared


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Down Through The Years Jan. 26 2011

By Shirley Erickson 100 Years Ago There has been a lot of stealing from freight cars at this place this winter. The special agents of the company have been watching and laying traps for the thieves but they have not laid any of them by the heels yet. A son of Roll Kelly was hunting [...]

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Trojan Wrestlers Earn Five Medals

By Jeff Gulley Five Osawatomie wrestlers medalled at the Holton tournament Saturday and the team took ninth-place overall. Devon Dozier and Zach Grimes both placed second. Brant Johnson was third, Bodhi Wallace was fifth and Caleb Lofing was sixth. Dozier, wrestling at 135 pounds pinned his first two opponents in the tournament before falling to [...]

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