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Help Wanted: Sunbelt Solomon hiring Field Service Technician

Sunbelt Solomon is hiring for a Field Service Technician.

Plant Location: Osage City, home most weekends.

Competitive pay, benefits, and travel per diem.

On the job training provided.

Apply online at www.sunbeltsolomon.com.

Public Auction: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 16, 2022, 1389 Osborne Rd., Pomona, Kan.

Public Auction
Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 9:30 a.m.
Address: 1389 Osborne Rd, Pomona KS 66076

DIRECTIONS: 2 miles East of Pomona on 68, then North on Georgia Rd for 1 mile, then back East a quarter mile on Osborne Rd.

  • TRACTORS/Attachments: 8’ Alice 3 pt blade, 5’ bush hog, 3pt lift, Massey Ferguson 65 diesel tractor, New Holland 116 hydro swing swather, Antique Hay rake and cultivator.
  • TRUCKS/CARS: 31 Chevy Rat Rod with pictures and history (Needs restored), 74 Chevy truck (1 owner not running), 1983 Chevy conversion van(not running), 49 Ford car(Needs restored), 1974 Chevy ¾ ton pickup, 49 or 50 Ford car body, 92 Ford L9000 single axle dump truck with L10 Cummins engine and 7 speed Eaton transmission, it has a 10’ bed with air gate and has pintle hitch.
  • TOOLS & SHOP Items: floor jacks, chain saws, radial arm saw, hand tools, sockets, clamps, ratchets, power tools, electrical cords, floor jacks, air tools, craftsman stand up toolbox, standup toolboxes, engine hoist, Several Chilton repair manuals, John Deere corn sheller, hand saws, pipe, and bar clamps, come along, bench top drill pegs, vise, ammo cans, camel thermometer, Model A wheels, old minnow buckets, bench top drill press. 100-gallon diesel tank, new tarps, motor lift.
  • SHIPPING CONTAINER and Trailers : 8’x40’ Shipping container. 9×5 enclosed trailer, 16’ car trailer, 2001 L&L dual tandem pintle hitch trailer and is equipped with 10K axels.
  • HOME – Antiques – Arts and crafts: Marine/sailor decorations, Dallas Cowboy’s football – commemorative signed advertisement, 1847 Rogers Brothers May 17th silverware, telescopes, golf clubs, vintage flower sifter/potato masher, Mickey Mouse and Goofy picture, vintage toys(made in Lancing Iowa), Wagner cast-iron skillets, camping equipment, Coca-Cola advertising, vintage furniture, cap gun, pots and pans, dish sets, fishing, lots of sewing. Wicker chairs, wicker baskets, kiln, Century workout machine, various workout equipment, drafting table, photography lights, photography equipment, heat seal press, shelving units, vintage Legos, Sonora vintage radio, old license plates, old model cars still in boxes, 100’s vinyl records, wood baskets, vintage funnels, vintage lanterns, vintage sleds, vintage trunks, milk cans, owls, election buttons, floor drying fans, art supplies, file cabinets, vintage lights, coolers, old school desks with cast bottoms.
  • GUNS: Mossberg & Sons 410 bolt action with adjustable choke, J Stevens Arm & Tool Co. 12G 1894 (with paperwork) saying it is a pre-production prototype that later became the model 180), High Standards Pointer 12G pump, W Moore & Co 12G 1880-1898, Winchester Model 1200 12G pump, JC Higgins model 583.18 16G bolt action, J Stevens breach load .22 long rifle model 1915, Silverware sabre sword Schuyler Hartley and Graham.
  • GUN SAFES: Bunker Hill and Homak.
  • APPLIANCES: GE upright freezer, Maytag washer, Maytag dryer.
  • NOTE: Collectors’ special. Many other items not listed. We are liable to find more neat antiques as we continue to sort. Generous amount of scrap iron.

SELLER: Blaine and Amy Flory

ALTIC AUCTION SERVICE – 785-893-4315
Auctioneers- Brady Altic, Lester Edgecomb, Nathan Glessner

Online Auction: 4481 W. 125th St., Carbondale, Kan. Bidding closes 12:30 p.m. July 14, 2022

Country home on 37.48 +/- acres, hunting & fishing opportunities, ponds, large outbuilding, heavy timber, scenic views, cropland, pasture.

Online bidding is open and will close on Thursday, July 14 at 12:30. Open house will be held on Tuesday, July 12 from 11am – 1pm. This is a scenic country estate that is located within close proximity to Carbondale and Topeka, KS. This remarkable property consists of 37.48 +/- beautiful acres, a move in ready home that includes 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, with a masonry wood burning fireplace w/Buck Stove insert, and the newer roof and AC are less than one year old. The land features breathtaking views, productive cropland, quality pasture, ponds and is home to mature whitetail deer, turkey, and other wildlife. The large unique 90′ x 46′ train car outbuilding consists of an upstairs loft/office area, mezzanine storage, office/bonus rooms, an overhead door, partial concrete floors and insulation, a full restroom, and an exterior lean-to storage area. This is truly a one of kind opportunity for a buyer looking for a country home site with hunting and fishing capabilities or someone just looking to live on a secluded quiet property while still being close to amenities. Property is located 15 miles south of Topeka on Wanamaker/S. Vawter road. The property is selling in a Where Is, As Is condition without any warranties of any kind. Sale is subject to seller confirmation with closing within 45 days. $20,000.00 earnest money will be due the day of the sale. There is a 10% buyer’s premium that will be added to the final bid price. The sale is not contingent upon financing or inspection. Buyer is to verify schools.

Visit www.ReeceNicholsAuction.com for more information.

OCPR Update: Osage City offers free swim on Fourth of July

OCPR-logo-redSummer is here and Osage City Parks and Recreation is lining up some fun for the season. The Osage City Aquatic Center is open for cooling off or to participate in swim lessons or other activities at the pool. In addition, the aquatic center is offering a Fourth of July swim with free admission 1-5 p.m. on the holiday. Other upcoming activities include youth golf camp and youth football camp.


Help Wanted: Mac Fasteners – openings for Header Operator and Threadroll Operator

Mac Fasteners in Ottawa has immediate openings for Header Operator and Threadroll Operator positions available. Set up and operate various machines for manufacturing precision aircraft quality fasteners. All experience levels welcome to apply! These are full time positions with great benefits. Apply online at www.trsaero.com/careers or in person at 1110 Enterprise Street, Ottawa, KS 66067.

City of Osage City: American and Union Cemeteries Decoration Policy

City of Osage City
American and Union Cemeteries

Decorations placed upon graves will be removed 15 days following Decoration Day of each year. After this date any decorations that remain will be removed by cemetery staff.

Flowers which are placed in urns which are part of a headstone and are embedded in a concrete base may be permitted at all times.

For more information, contact Osage City Hall at 785-528-3714, 201 S. Fifth St., PO Box 250, Osage City, KS 66523.

Public Notice: Spring 2022 Burning Dates, Osage City, Kansas

The City of Osage City will allow the burning of grass, weeds, leaves, small limbs and small branches in waterways, yards, gardens, and fence lines, which shall be permitted between the days of Wednesday, March 9, 2022 through Tuesday, May 31, 2022, provided conditions are favorable; the County does not have a burn ban in place; wind speed is not more than 10 MPH; a water hose is securely fastened to an operable water faucet, and the length of the hose available is sufficient to reach the area where the controlled burn is occurring; no fire is left unattended; and no burning is to be performed on or intersect the sidewalks, streets or gutters of City streets.

For more information, call Osage City Hall at 785-528-3714.

OCPR Update: Water is warming up for aquatic center recreation

OCPR-logo-redSpring is here and Osage City Parks and Recreation is blooming with activities that will get underway as soon as the water starts to warm up. The Osage City Aquatic Center, including swim team, swim lessons, and water aerobics, and youth golf and youth football camp are on the roster.

OCPR Update: Swimming season is almost here

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation is counting on summer finally getting here, scheduling lifeguard and water safety instructor certification. Also announced are swim team tryouts and swim camp. The change of seasons also means spring baseball is upcoming, beginning with OCPR Tee-Ball for younger players.

OCPR Update: Gearing up for spring and BBQ

With spring just around the corner, Osage City Parks and Recreation is getting ready for spring sports and barbecue. Baseball and softball leagues are forming this month. The Osage City community is preparing for the annual pilgrimage of BBQ cooks and judges, and BBQ lovers to the town for Smoke in the Spring 2022. The event starts off April 8, 2022 with the Taste of Osage City, a giant barbecue party in Jones Park, where everyone is invited to use their BBQ Bucks to taste the fare offered by a select group of competition chefs. The next day, April 9, will be the championship BBQ contest, celebrating its 19th year.

OCPR Flint Hills League Youth Baseball & Softball
Baseball and Softball Divisions – 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 15U

  • Players who are not 5 years old by May 1, 2022, are too young for the 6U Boys/Girls Divisions.
  • The 6U and 8U Divisions – Coach Pitch
  • All other Baseball/Softball Divisions – Kid Pitch

$30 per player (Baseball/Softball). Signup forms can be found online at www.osagecity.com and the City of Osage City Facebook Page or sent out by request.

Signup deadline, March 27.


Smoke in the Spring, April 8-9, 2022
Jones Park, Osage City, Kan.
For updated event information, visit our Facebook page:
www.facebook.com/smokeinthespring

Taste Of Osage City, Friday, April 8
5 p.m.-“Until The Food Runs Out”
Presented by Edward Jones

Live Music, April 8, 7-10 p.m. OCPR Building
Sponsored by the Osage City Fraternal Order of Eagles #3890
The Party Rock and Guitar Chaos of “Chance Encounter”
Bringing 80s and 90s hard rock covers!

Firework Demo Display, April 8, 9 p.m.
South area at Jones Park
Provided courtesy of Garrett’s Fireworks, Osage City, Kan.

Community foundation announces $12,700 in grants issued to local organizations

Osage County Community Foundation has announced that $12,700 was awarded to three non-profit entities in the Osage County area for the 2021 fourth quarter grant period. All grants issued will be used to benefit many youth and senior citizens in the area.

The foundation is now accepting applications for the first quarter grant period of 2022, which runs from January through March. OCCF makes grants for innovative and creative projects and programs that are responsive to changing community needs in the areas of health, social service, education, recreation, and cultural affairs.

The foundation offers grants through its general fund, which is made up of unrestricted donations to the foundation, and donor advised funds, which are designated for a specific purpose by the donor. As a donor supported foundation, OCCF also continues to seek donations to continue its work in supporting Osage County organizations.

For more information about donating to the Osage County Community Foundation or the grant application process, contact Perry Thompson at 785-528-3006 or contact one of the foundation’s board members, Joe Humerickhouse, Casey Mussatto, Janet Steinle, Jodi Stark, or Mike Pitts. A grant application is available here. Completed applications should be mailed to the Osage County Community Foundation, PO Box 24, Osage City, KS 66523.

OCPR Update: Sign up for underway for youngsters’ basketball

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation is accepting signups for K-ball and first and second grade basketball. These programs are for boys and girls and teach basketball fundamentals.

K-Ball
Pre-K & Kindergarten Basketball (Coed)

K-Ball is an instructional program for Pre-K and Kindergarten boys and girls. The program is designed to teach basketball fundamentals, shooting, passing, and dribbling.

  • Sundays, Jan. 9-Feb. 13 (skip Feb. 6).
  • 5-6 p.m. at Osage City MS/HS gyms.
  • Players receive a shirt and participation award.
  • $20 per player.

Signup deadline – Jan. 7


1st and 2nd Grade Basketball (Coed)

The program is designed to teach basketball fundamentals, shooting, passing, and dribbling, plus good sportsmanship through team practice and game play.

  • Sundays, Jan. 9-Feb. 13 (skip Feb. 6).
  • 6-7pm, Osage City ES/MS Gyms
  • Boys practice (ES Gym)
  • Girls practice (MS Gym)
  • Players receive a shirt and participation award.
  • $20 per player.

Signup deadline – Jan. 7

OCPR Update: Applicants needed to fill advisory board vacancies

OCPR-logo-redSignup deadline is near for Osage City Parks and Recreation youth basketball. Youth basketball is for third through sixth grade boys and girls, and teams compete in the Scott Brown Youth Basketball League. The OCPR parks advisory board is also seeking applicants to fill three at-large board positions. See details below.


Youth Basketball
Third-sixth grade boys and girls

OCPR teams participate in the Scott Brown Youth Basketball League. League divisions are single grades 3rd-6th grade for boys and girls.

  • Team practice can begin the week of Nov. 29, if a head coach has been assigned.
  • SBBL Season, Saturdays, Jan. 8-Feb. 19.
  • SBBL League Divisional Tournaments, Feb. 26.
  • OCPR players receive a team uniform (jersey and shorts), uniform is to be returned at the end of the season.
  • Cost $30

Signup deadline Nov. 8.

OCPR coach-player discount available and OCPR scholarship forms available.

OCPR Basketball, K-Ball and 1st/2nd grade information will be available in December.


Parks Advisory Board Openings

OCPR is accepting applicants to fill three at-large advisory board positions.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must reside within the USD 420 School District.
  • Meetings are the third Thursday of each month.
  • Complete a Citizen’s Board Application; it can be picked up at Osage City Hall or sent out upon request. Return the Citizen’s Board Application to Osage City Hall or to Recreation Director Corey Linton.
  • The board position is a two-year term, with an option of up to two consecutive renewals.
  • Open until filled.

Questions, contact Corey Linton, [email protected] or 785-528-4610.

OCPR Update: Basketball season is right around the corner

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation has scheduled youth basketball for third to sixth grade boys and girls; signup deadline Nov. 8. More information will be available soon for K-Ball and first and second grade basketball.

OCPR Update: Youth Football Day Saturday at Osage City

OCPR-logo-redFall is here and Osage City Parks and Recreation is gearing up for fall youth sports – volleyball camp will start up in October, and youth football day is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at Osage City High School football field. See details below:

OCPR Update: Signup for fall camps – volleyball and cheerleading

OCPR-logo-redSummer’s almost over and Osage City Parks and Recreation is setting up for fall activities. Signup is currently underway for Youth Volleyball Camp and OCHS Cheer Camp. Check details below.

For Sale by Sealed Bid: Case Backhoe 580K

For sale by sealed bid: Case Backhoe 580K. Older machine. Selling as is.

Send bid to:
Lincoln Township
3931 E. 325th St.
Melvern, KS 66510

Call to schedule viewing, 785-383-4983.
Deadline: September 27, 2021
(Lincoln Township reserves the right to refuse any and all bids.)

OCPR Update: Fall is right around the corner with football, soccer and volleyball

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation is gearing up for fall sports, with signup deadlines approaching for 5th-6th grade tackle football, youth soccer, youth flag football, and youth volleyball camp for area 3rd-6th graders.

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