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Help Wanted: Flint Hills Beverage seeks route relief sales, service rep

Flint Hills Beverage, the area Budweiser wholesaler, is now accepting applications Monday-Friday, 8-5, at 132 W Market St., Osage City, Kan., for an entry level position as a Route Relief Sales & Service Rep. This position requires lifting 20-165 lbs. repetitively and obtaining a CDL license. Pre-employment drug screen, driving record review and physical will also be required. Selling, customer relationship skills and truck driving experience preferred. Includes full benefits and competitive pay. Must be 18 to apply. 

Notice: City of Osage City holiday trash pickup schedule

The City of Osage City offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4, 2018, for the July 4th holiday. Customers whose trash is normally picked up on Wednesday will be picked up on Thursday, July 5. For more information call Osage City Hall at 785-528-3714.

OCPR Update: Summer fun officially underway

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation has a full schedule of summer fun planned, starting with swimming lessons, water aerobics, summer art camps, and gymnastics camp.

OCPR Update: Aquatic center is warming up for summer fun

OCPR-logo-redWith June here, the water is warming up and swim lessons are about to begin at Osage City Aquatic Center. Here are the latest lessons schedules and summer fun activities offered by Osage City Parks and Recreation.

Help wanted? Osage County News can help you

Osage County News can help you with “help wanted”. We reach thousands of people in the local area weekly, and hopefully can help you find the perfect candidate for your job.

Here is a comment we recently received about the results of one of our customer’s help wanted ads:

“We have had a very good response and have been happy with the quality of applicants the ad has brought to us.”

Our rates are affordable, and all ads come with unmatched friendly, efficient service. Contact us today to find out how you can connect to the Osage County area online community and let prospective employees know about your job openings. Call 785-828-4994 or email [email protected].

OCPR Update: Swimming season is almost here

OCPR-logo-redSpring is here and summer is right around the corner as Osage City Parks and Recreation gets the pool ready for swimming, swimming lessons, and having fun. Also in the works are STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, music) camps, art camps and tackle football. Here is OCPR’s latest update:

Congratulate your favorite senior on Osage County News!

Osage County News offers parents, grandparents and friends a new way to congratulate their graduating seniors – with a personalized message online where everyone can see it.

Personalized senior congratulations on Osage County News can include a photo and information about the senior or a congratulatory message (up to 200 words). Sponsors’ names will be noted per their wishes. Congratulations will also be shared through our social media outlets.

Senior congratulations are $25, with no extra charge for a photo. They are published among stories in the news feed and will be archived in OCN’s “People” section. (Remember parents and grandparents deserve congratulations for their efforts, too.)

Be the first to congratulate your senior – email your special message or senior’s bio along with your favorite photo of the graduate to [email protected]. Congratulations and photos also can be sent along with payment to Osage County News, PO Box 62, Lyndon, KS 66451.

Call 785-828-4994 for more information or payment arrangements.

OCPR Update: Lifeguard training, swim lessons, tee-ball, summer camps

OCPR-logo-redSpring is here and Osage City Parks and Recreation is working on getting the Osage City Aquatic Center ready for summer fun. Signups for lifeguard and CPR training are due soon, along with tee-ball, S.T.E.A.M. camps, and summer art camp.

OCPR Update: When there’s barbecue smoke, it’s spring at Osage City

OCPR-logo-redSpring arrives this week and there is one thing on a lot of people’s minds – BBQ! The Smoke in the Spring State BBQ Championship is planned for April 6-7, 2018, and includes a community barbecue party, A Taste of Osage City, Friday, April 6. While some are focused on barbecue, Osage City Parks and Recreation is ready for Flint Hills League youth baseball and softball, with an upcoming signup deadline of March 30.

OCPR Update: BBQ season heats up just in time for baseball, softball

OCPR-logo-redIt’s almost spring and that means Smoke in the Spring is right around the corner, April 6-7, 2018. In addition to barbecue, Osage City Parks and Recreation is gearing up for youth baseball and softball, along with planning for the summer swimming season.

OCPR Update: You, too, can be a championship barbecue chef

OCPR-logo-redThe weekend after Smoke in the Spring, Osage City Parks and Recreation will host the University of Que BBQ cooking class, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. April 14, 2018, at the Osage City Community Building.

The class is taught by Richard Fergola and Jeremy Williams, of Fergolicious BBQ, an award winning competition barbecue team. Over the past two seasons, the team had 25 top 5 finishes, 9 grand championships, multiple perfect 700 and 180 scores, including the 2017 Smoke in the Spring Ribs Class Champion. Everyone can come out to visit them at this year’s Smoke in the Spring.

The class fee is $399 per person and $200 for spouses.

The class will cover: Meat Selection, Trimming, Rubs and Sauces, Injections and Brines, Full KCBS Box Building, Timelines, Temps, Woods, Hot Holding, Flavor Profiles, Presentation, Equipment, and much more. There also will be complimentary goodie bags, and prize drawings

Participants get to eat everything they cook in class!

To register for the class online, see, or for more information, contact Fergolicious BBQ LLC, at 913-787-3803, or [email protected].

OCPR Update: Signup to make holiday art projects

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation is getting ready for the holidays with a Christmas arts and crafts workshop.  Participants can create creating wrapping paper, ornaments, holiday décor, holiday cards. Also youth basketball is gearing up for youngsters. See signup deadlines below.

OCPR Update: Signup for indoor winter activities – youth basketball

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation takes to the court for youth basketball season this month, with signup deadline for third to sixth grade boys and girls fast approaching. Practice begins after Thanksgiving with games scheduled for all ages into the new year.

Christmas Arts and Crafts Workshop, 

  • Instructor, Becky Weaver (USD 348, Baldwin, High School Art Instructor)
  • Pre-K- 2 nd Grade (December 9, 9:30-10:30am)
  • 3 rd -8 th Grade (December 9, 11am-12pm)
  • Location, Osage City Community Building
  • Cost, $15 per student
  • Projects May Include
    — Creating Wrapping Paper
    — Ornaments
    — Holiday Décor
    — Holiday Cards
    — All projects will be available to take home
    — Reminder, Art can be messy – Please dress accordingly
    — Sign up forms were sent through OCES, available at Osage City Hall, online at, and can be viewed/printed at the Osage
    City Facebook Page.
    — For More Workshop Information Contact
    — — Becky Weaver, [email protected]

    Youth Basketball, 1st and 2nd grade, coed

    • Team Practice – January 8 and 15.
    • Boys Practice, 6-7 p.m. or 7-8 p.m. (if needed), single grade team practices (half court).
    • Girls Practice, all 1st/2nd girls practice as one group.

    Game information, boys and girls

    • Dates – January 22-February 19.
    • Team/group practice, first 30-minutes.
    • Game, second 30-minutes.
    • Each game is two (2), 15-minute halves.
    • Players receive a team shirt and participation award.
    • Cost is $20 per player.

    Signup deadline: December 18

    Youth Basketball (pre-k and kindergarten, coed)

    • Dates – January 14-February 18.
    • Time – 5-6 p.m.
    • Location – Osage City Junior High and High School gyms.
    • Players receive a shirt and participation award.
    • Cost is $20 per player.

    Signup deadline: January 8

    See OCPR online at
    *Click City Departments, then Parks & Recreation for program information,
    printable signup forms, schedules and more!
    Also visit Osage City on Facebook.

OCPR Update: Fall rolls in along with youth roundball

OCPR-logo-redSignup deadline is approaching for Osage City Parks and Recreation youth basketball for third through sixth graders. Practice begins at the end of November. Here are the details:

Youth Basketball
(3rd-6th grade boys and girls)

  • OCPR teams participate in the Scott Brown Youth Basketball League.
  • League divisions are split into single grades 3rd-6th grade for boys and girls.
  • Team practice can begin the week of November 27 if a team has a coach.
  • SBBL Season – Saturdays, Jan. 6 – Feb. 17, 2018.
  • SBBL League Divisional Tournaments, Feb. 24, 2018.
  • Players receive a team uniform (jersey and shorts).
  • Cost is $30 per player.

Signup Deadline, Nov. 6

OCPR Update: October tumbles in as gymnastics classes start jumping

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation is laying down the mats for the upcoming gymnastics classes, which will keep gymnasts jumping and tumbling in October and November. Here are the details:

With fall here, Lyndon plans to celebrate with day of fun

Fall has officially arrived and the Lyndon community is inviting everyone to celebrate during the annual Lyndon Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017.

The Osage County Courthouse lawn is the center of festivities, and Lyndon Pride and the city of Lyndon are the hosts to the event that includes a craft and vendor fair and a multitude of fun games for kids of all ages. In addition, the celebration features a touch-a-truck opportunity, student art show, silent auction of all kinds of unique items, classic fair food, and the ever popular coins in the corn with cash prizes. All proceeds benefit Lyndon Pride.

The Saturday celebration gets underway at 9 a.m. Oct. 7, and will wind down about 3 p.m. The whole family is invited to enjoy the fall day in Lyndon, Kan.

Here is the schedule from Lyndon Pride:

OCPR Update: Get your kicks with Tae Kwon Do classes

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation has made it easy to get your kicks with the fall session of Tae Kwon Do underway; also youth tackle football games are ongoing through the end of September. Here are the details of OCPR activities:

Garage sale ads are free on Osage County News

Osage City’s citywide garage sales are this weekend, Sept. 15-16, 2017. Remember it’s easy and free to let everyone in Osage County know you’re having a sale.

To place your free garage sale or yard sale ad, visit the Place Your Own Garage Sale Ad Page: Just sign-in to the comment section with your name and email address, or Facebook, Twitter or IntenseDebate account.

OCPR Update: September brings fall activities

OCPR-logo-redLabor Day weekend is past, which means the Osage City Aquatic Center has closed for the season. But kids shouldn’t think they don’t have anything to do – Osage City Parks and Recreation has plenty of fall activities planned. Upcoming opportunities include a countywide volleyball league, volleyball camp, cheerleader camp, and youth tackle football.

OCPR Update: 5th-6th grade volleyball league open to teams countywide

OCPR-logo-redSummer activities are winding down for Osage City Parks and Recreation, but the Osage City Aquatic Center remains open on weekends through Labor Day, and signup for fall activities is underway. Check out upcoming opportunities to participate in a countywide volleyball league, volleyball camp, and cheerleader camp.

OCPR Update: Cool off at the aquatic center until Labor Day

OCPR-logo-redSummer activities are winding down for Osage City Parks and Recreation, but the Osage City Aquatic Center remains open on weekends through Labor Day, and signup for fall activities is underway. Check out upcoming opportunities to participate in youth soccer, youth flag football, cheerleader camp, volleyball camp, and a countywide volleyball league.

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