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Two-Day Living Estate Sale June 5-6

What:  Stephanie Cummings’ 2-day Living Estate Sale

When:  Saturday, June 5, 8 AM to 5 PM and
            Sunday, June 6, 1 PM to 3 PM
Where:  616 S. Main Street, Fort Scott, KS 66701

THIS IS AN INCREDIBLE SALE OF A LIFELONG COLLECTION OF ANTIQUES, VINTAGE AND UNUSUAL ITEMS. Something for everyone. The house is full and everything must go. Below is a PARTIAL listing:

BIG CHILL refrigerator. A vintage beauty exterior and interior are in excellent condition–it is ORANGE– not currently running but ran recently.

High-quality vintage women’s clothing and accessories

Queen size iron bed with excellent mattress and box springs

Corner desk

Many quilts

Large collection of a vintage perfume and perfume bottles

Antique metal doctor/dentist cabinet

Vintage brass and marble table

Brass make-up table

Two large antique brass  chandeliers

Large collection of antique and vintage fishing equipment, tackle, boxes, rods and reels, lures, boat oars, books, etc.

Set of 3 lockers

Huge collection of baskets

Vintage Queen Anne nightstands

Highly unique electric grandmother’s clock

Many chests

MANY PRIMITIVE and ANTIQUE storage and kitchen cabinets from large to small.

 

Vintage kitchen items

Antique shopping cart

Grapette poster and bottles

Vintage lamps

Many antique and vintage mirrors

Large collection of carved ducks and duck decoys

Silver-plated trays and unusual decorative items

Excellent antique singer sewing machine

Many old rugs and Indian woven items

Old Dolls

Old child’s rocking horse

 

Vintage railroad items, pictures, timetables, other items

Vintage metal lawn chairs

Collectible dishes

Concrete planters

Bicycles

Many shutters and room dividers

House plants

Books

Pictures

This list could go on….however, you must see to believe.

 

Today is the Organic Homestead Festival at The Shead Farm

May 22, 2021 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M

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Experience the Shead Farm and gather ideas on how to live a SUSTAINABLE ORGANIC LIFE-STYLE.

  • Tour the SheadStead Gardens, Orchard, High Tunnel, Animals, Bee-keeping, etc
  • Q & A sessions concerning sustainable organic lifestyle
  • Children’s Activities: Games, Petting Barn, Story Station, Photo Cut-outs, Milking and Butter Making, etc.
  • Visit SHEADSTEAD MARKET / Fruit STORE
  • Fresh Produce picked as you order
  • Veggie Powders (to add nutrient to any meal or dessert) Animals for sale: Peacocks, Turkeys, Chicks, Ducklings, Kittens
  • Sign-up for future homesteading classes (planting, harvesting, preserving, etc.)

ADMISSION:
SINGLE TICKET – $5.00 OR FAMILY (4+) $20.00
2468 CAVALRY RD, GARLAND, KS
620 223-4363

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Sustainable Organic Life-Style Demonstrated Tomorrow

May 22, 2021 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M

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Experience the Shead Farm and gather ideas on how to live a SUSTAINABLE ORGANIC LIFE-STYLE.

  • Tour the SheadStead Gardens, Orchard, High Tunnel, Animals, Bee-keeping, etc
  • Q & A sessions concerning sustainable organic lifestyle
  • Children’s Activities: Games, Petting Barn, Story Station, Photo Cut-outs, Milking and Butter Making, etc.
  • Visit SHEADSTEAD MARKET / Fruit STORE
  • Fresh Produce picked as you order
  • Veggie Powders (to add nutrient to any meal or dessert) Animals for sale: Peacocks, Turkeys, Chicks, Ducklings, Kittens
  • Sign-up for future homesteading classes (planting, harvesting, preserving, etc.)

ADMISSION:
SINGLE TICKET – $5.00 OR FAMILY (4+) $20.00
2468 CAVALRY RD, GARLAND, KS
620 223-4363

Click Here For Facebook Event with Up-to-date Information

Shead Organic Homestead Festival This Saturday

May 22, 2021 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M

Click For Facebook Event Page

Experience the Shead Farm and gather ideas on how to live a SUSTAINABLE ORGANIC LIFE-STYLE.

  • Tour the SheadStead Gardens, Orchard, High Tunnel, Animals, Bee-keeping, etc
  • Q & A sessions concerning sustainable organic lifestyle
  • Children’s Activities: Games, Petting Barn, Story Station, Photo Cut-outs, Milking and Butter Making, etc.
  • Visit SHEADSTEAD MARKET / Fruit STORE
  • Fresh Produce picked as you order
  • Veggie Powders (to add nutrient to any meal or dessert) Animals for sale: Peacocks, Turkeys, Chicks, Ducklings, Kittens
  • Sign-up for future homesteading classes (planting, harvesting, preserving, etc.)

ADMISSION:
SINGLE TICKET – $5.00 OR FAMILY (4+) $20.00
2468 CAVALRY RD, GARLAND, KS
620 223-4363

Click Here For Facebook Event with Up-to-date Information

Organic Homestead Festival Saturday, May 22

May 22, 2021 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M

Click For Facebook Event Page

Experience the Shead Farm and gather ideas on how to live a SUSTAINABLE ORGANIC LIFE-STYLE.

  • Tour the SheadStead Gardens, Orchard, High Tunnel, Animals, Bee-keeping, etc
  • Q & A sessions concerning sustainable organic lifestyle
  • Children’s Activities: Games, Petting Barn, Story Station, Photo Cut-outs, Milking and Butter Making, etc.
  • Visit SHEADSTEAD MARKET / Fruit STORE
  • Fresh Produce picked as you order
  • Veggie Powders (to add nutrient to any meal or dessert) Animals for sale: Peacocks, Turkeys, Chicks, Ducklings, Kittens
  • Sign-up for future homesteading classes (planting, harvesting, preserving, etc.)

ADMISSION:
SINGLE TICKET – $5.00 OR FAMILY (4+) $20.00
2468 CAVALRY RD, GARLAND, KS
620 223-4363

Click Here For Facebook Event with Up-to-date Information

Organic Homestead Festival This Saturday, May 22

May 22, 2021 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M

Click For Facebook Event Page

Experience the Shead Farm and gather ideas on how to live a SUSTAINABLE ORGANIC LIFE-STYLE.

  • Tour the SheadStead Gardens, Orchard, High Tunnel, Animals, Bee-keeping, etc
  • Q & A sessions concerning sustainable organic lifestyle
  • Children’s Activities: Games, Petting Barn, Story Station, Photo Cut-outs, Milking and Butter Making, etc.
  • Visit SHEADSTEAD MARKET / Fruit STORE
  • Fresh Produce picked as you order
  • Veggie Powders (to add nutrient to any meal or dessert) Animals for sale: Peacocks, Turkeys, Chicks, Ducklings, Kittens
  • Sign-up for future homesteading classes (planting, harvesting, preserving, etc.)

ADMISSION:
SINGLE TICKET – $5.00 OR FAMILY (4+) $20.00
2468 CAVALRY RD, GARLAND, KS
620 223-4363

Click Here For Facebook Event with Up-to-date Information

Ad: Organic Homestead Festival This Saturday

May 22, 2021 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M

Click For Facebook Event Page

Experience the Shead Farm and gather ideas on how to live a SUSTAINABLE ORGANIC LIFE-STYLE.

  • Tour the SheadStead Gardens, Orchard, High Tunnel, Animals, Bee-keeping, etc
  • Q & A sessions concerning sustainable organic lifestyle
  • Children’s Activities: Games, Petting Barn, Story Station, Photo Cut-outs, Milking and Butter Making, etc.
  • Visit SHEADSTEAD MARKET / Fruit STORE
  • Fresh Produce picked as you order
  • Veggie Powders (to add nutrient to any meal or dessert) Animals for sale: Peacocks, Turkeys, Chicks, Ducklings, Kittens
  • Sign-up for future homesteading classes (planting, harvesting, preserving, etc.)

ADMISSION:
SINGLE TICKET – $5.00 OR FAMILY (4+) $20.00
2468 CAVALRY RD, GARLAND, KS
620 223-4363

Click Here For Facebook Event with Up-to-date Information

K-State Extension Crop, Forage Management Agent Needed

K-State Extension has a Crop, and Forage Management career opportunity in Southwind District.

The primary office location is negotiable between Iola, Erie, Fort Scott and Yates Center.

See https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/jobs/current_openings/index.html   for responsibilities, qualifications and application procedure.

The application deadline is March 17, 2021.

K-State Research Extension is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

A background check is required.

From the website:

The Southwind District is comprised of Allen, Bourbon, Neosho and Woodson Counties in southeast Kansas.  There are 2,314 farms and more than 112 million acres of pasture and crops growing primarily soybeans, corn, wheat, and a diverse selection of native and introduced forages.  The population of the district is 46,048. The district is home to Neosho County Community College, Allen Community College, and Fort Scott Community College, as well as ten public school systems. Southwind staff are housed in four office locations and include eight agents, four specialized office professionals, and one 4-H program assistant.

Extension agents are community-based faculty of Kansas State University who make a difference by connecting community needs with university resources. Agents are administratively responsible to the local extension director and the local extension board.

This position will provide primary leadership for the development and implementation of research-based educational programs related to production, management, and marketing issues involved in crop production, especially forages.  Programs will include but are not limited to tillage, planting, and variety selection; irrigation; weed, disease, and pest control; soil testing and fertilization; harvesting and post-harvest handling.

Extension agents are professional educators who serve as a link between Kansas State University and communities across Kansas. Agents are administratively responsible to the Director of K-State Research and Extension (represented by a designated administrator) and the local extension board.

  • Provide primary leadership for the development and implementation of research-based educational programs related to production, management and marketing issues involved in crop production, especially forages.  Programs will include but are not limited to tillage, planting, and variety selection; irrigation; weed, disease, and pest control; soil testing and fertilization; harvesting and post-harvest handling.
  • Share responsibility for seasonal county fair management.
  • Programming will include these steps:
    • Identify local needs and emerging issues related to K-State Research and Extension’s five Grand Challenges (water, community vitality, health, developing tomorrow’s leaders and global food systems) by engaging with program development committees and other community organizations and professionals.
    • Design appropriate educational strategies to engage clientele. These strategies might include delivering educational programming in a community-based setting, coordinating events and activities that provide experiential learning opportunities, using innovative technologies, providing individual educational consultations and facilitating groups seeking similar educational outcomes. Some overnight travel and evening and weekend work will be required.
    • Develop and implement strategies to expand the reach of educational programming to under-served audiences and to make certain K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider of educational programming.
    • Collect and communicate evidence of educational program impact.
    • Develop specialized knowledge and skills by engaging as a member of the Crop Production Program Focus Team.
  • Secure external funding such as grants, gifts and cost recovery to supplement local tax revenue to support and expand educational programming.
  • Serve as a member of the Southwind District team cooperating in the planning and delivery of district-wide programming and related events.
What You’ll Need to Succeed: Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Academic coursework and/or professional employment related to the position responsibilities
  • Evidence of strong academic and/or professional performance as documented by college transcripts, acceptance into a graduate program or documented success in increasingly responsible professional positions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals, groups and through mass media.
  • Leadership skills as evidenced by working with individuals, groups and co-workers.
  • Access to a personal vehicle and the ability to obtain/maintain a valid driver’s license.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience working with adults and youth from various ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Commitment to personal professional development.
  • Ability to utilize electronic communication and computer applications to fulfill programming responsibilities.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work with a minimum of supervision, balancing multiple projects.
  • Ability to design, promote, implement and evaluate educational programs.
  • Skills in group facilitation.
  • Knowledge of adult and youth teaching/learning processes.
  • Experience in seeking and administering external grant funding.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both English and Spanish learners

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
Salary, Benefits, and Professional Development:
  • Salary commensurate with professional experience and available funding as negotiated by the regional extension director, the local extension board and the applicant. The base starting salary is $41,500 for a BS degree with no professional experience and $45,500 for a MS degree with no professional experience.
  • Extension agents are Kansas State University educators and have the Board of Regents retirement plan, health and life insurance and vacation and sick leave. Depending on the date of hire there is a minimum of 30-day waiting period for health insurance. For a complete list of benefits see: http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview/
  • Reimbursement for travel related to achieving program objectives.
  • New agents are provided approximately 15 days of new agent professional development on the K-State campus or online during the first six to nine months. These 15 days are spread out in four different weeks. In addition, new agents spend at least three weeks with a mentor agent during the first year.
How to Apply: Please submit the following documents:

  • Cover Letter (detailing experiences related to responsibilities and qualifications)
  • Resume
  • Contact Information and Email addresses for three (3) professional references (include on application). References will be requested upon submission of application.
  • Copy of academic transcripts showing degree(s) received. (For applicants still in college, a list of courses from the college/university website is acceptable.
Screening of Applications Begins: Applications will be accepted until March 17, 2021
Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

K-State Extension Agent Needed For Southwind District: Crop, Forage Management

K-State Extension has a Crop, and Forage Management career opportunity in Southwind District.

The primary office location is negotiable between Iola, Erie, Fort Scott and Yates Center.

See https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/jobs/current_openings/index.html   for responsibilities, qualifications and application procedure.

The application deadline is March 17, 2021.

K-State Research Extension is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

A background check is required.

From the website:

The Southwind District is comprised of Allen, Bourbon, Neosho and Woodson Counties in southeast Kansas.  There are 2,314 farms and more than 112 million acres of pasture and crops growing primarily soybeans, corn, wheat, and a diverse selection of native and introduced forages.  The population of the district is 46,048. The district is home to Neosho County Community College, Allen Community College, and Fort Scott Community College, as well as ten public school systems. Southwind staff are housed in four office locations and include eight agents, four specialized office professionals, and one 4-H program assistant.

Extension agents are community-based faculty of Kansas State University who make a difference by connecting community needs with university resources. Agents are administratively responsible to the local extension director and the local extension board.

This position will provide primary leadership for the development and implementation of research-based educational programs related to production, management, and marketing issues involved in crop production, especially forages.  Programs will include but are not limited to tillage, planting, and variety selection; irrigation; weed, disease, and pest control; soil testing and fertilization; harvesting and post-harvest handling.

Extension agents are professional educators who serve as a link between Kansas State University and communities across Kansas. Agents are administratively responsible to the Director of K-State Research and Extension (represented by a designated administrator) and the local extension board.

  • Provide primary leadership for the development and implementation of research-based educational programs related to production, management and marketing issues involved in crop production, especially forages.  Programs will include but are not limited to tillage, planting, and variety selection; irrigation; weed, disease, and pest control; soil testing and fertilization; harvesting and post-harvest handling.
  • Share responsibility for seasonal county fair management.
  • Programming will include these steps:
    • Identify local needs and emerging issues related to K-State Research and Extension’s five Grand Challenges (water, community vitality, health, developing tomorrow’s leaders and global food systems) by engaging with program development committees and other community organizations and professionals.
    • Design appropriate educational strategies to engage clientele. These strategies might include delivering educational programming in a community-based setting, coordinating events and activities that provide experiential learning opportunities, using innovative technologies, providing individual educational consultations and facilitating groups seeking similar educational outcomes. Some overnight travel and evening and weekend work will be required.
    • Develop and implement strategies to expand the reach of educational programming to under-served audiences and to make certain K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider of educational programming.
    • Collect and communicate evidence of educational program impact.
    • Develop specialized knowledge and skills by engaging as a member of the Crop Production Program Focus Team.
  • Secure external funding such as grants, gifts and cost recovery to supplement local tax revenue to support and expand educational programming.
  • Serve as a member of the Southwind District team cooperating in the planning and delivery of district-wide programming and related events.
What You’ll Need to Succeed: Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Academic coursework and/or professional employment related to the position responsibilities
  • Evidence of strong academic and/or professional performance as documented by college transcripts, acceptance into a graduate program or documented success in increasingly responsible professional positions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals, groups and through mass media.
  • Leadership skills as evidenced by working with individuals, groups and co-workers.
  • Access to a personal vehicle and the ability to obtain/maintain a valid driver’s license.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience working with adults and youth from various ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Commitment to personal professional development.
  • Ability to utilize electronic communication and computer applications to fulfill programming responsibilities.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work with a minimum of supervision, balancing multiple projects.
  • Ability to design, promote, implement and evaluate educational programs.
  • Skills in group facilitation.
  • Knowledge of adult and youth teaching/learning processes.
  • Experience in seeking and administering external grant funding.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both English and Spanish learners

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
Salary, Benefits, and Professional Development:
  • Salary commensurate with professional experience and available funding as negotiated by the regional extension director, the local extension board and the applicant. The base starting salary is $41,500 for a BS degree with no professional experience and $45,500 for a MS degree with no professional experience.
  • Extension agents are Kansas State University educators and have the Board of Regents retirement plan, health and life insurance and vacation and sick leave. Depending on the date of hire there is a minimum of 30-day waiting period for health insurance. For a complete list of benefits see: http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview/
  • Reimbursement for travel related to achieving program objectives.
  • New agents are provided approximately 15 days of new agent professional development on the K-State campus or online during the first six to nine months. These 15 days are spread out in four different weeks. In addition, new agents spend at least three weeks with a mentor agent during the first year.
How to Apply: Please submit the following documents:

  • Cover Letter (detailing experiences related to responsibilities and qualifications)
  • Resume
  • Contact Information and Email addresses for three (3) professional references (include on application). References will be requested upon submission of application.
  • Copy of academic transcripts showing degree(s) received. (For applicants still in college, a list of courses from the college/university website is acceptable.
Screening of Applications Begins: Applications will be accepted until March 17, 2021
Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

AD: Jacobs Thanks Community For Support

Trevor and April Jacobs in the center of a family photo with their children and grandchildren.

Hello this is Trevor Jacobs your 4th District Representative. I want to thank all of you who have prayed for my family and I, thank you for encouraging us, and supporting us in this election season.

Now let us continue to stand together as we fight this critical battle for our freedoms, let us not grow weary of standing together for the protection of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. Let us continue to stand for truth and for what we know is right. Let us thank the Lord for the gift of our God-given rights and traditional values and let us treasure them and never take them for granted.

I am Trevor Jacobs and I thank you again for all of your kind congratulations. Lord bless you as we stand together for what is right.
Paid for by Trevor Jacobs for Kansas House April Jacobs Treasurer

AD: Vote Democratic 2020

Vote Democratic

2020

Democratic Party Values include:

Truth

Safe and Affordable Education for All

Patriotism

Freedom

Health Care for All

Fair Wage for a Day’s Labor

Empathy

Right to Vote for all Citizens

Compassion

These candidates are fighting for your values in Bourbon County

Bourbon County Offices ——————————————

Mike Feagins – Sheriff

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Phillip Hoyt – Commissioner, 3rd District

State Offices ————————————————————-

Bill Meyer – KS Representative, 4th District

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Lynn Grant – KS Representative, 2nd District

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Nancy Ingle – KS Senate, 13th District

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Mike Bruner – KS Senate, 12th District

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National Offices ————————————————————————-

Michelle De La Isla — US Representative, 2nd District

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Barbara Bollier – US Senate

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Joe Biden – US President

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Paid for by the Bourbon County Democratic Party; Shirley Palmer, Treasurer

 

AD: Nancy Ingle for Kansas Senate Dist. 13

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“I will always put SE Kansas FIRST!
Our communities deserve the best schools for our children, safe highways, access to quality, affordable healthcare, and economic development.”

  • Born & raised in Southeast Kansas
  • Graduate of Pittsburg High School
  • Graduate of Kansas State Teachers College, now Pittsburg State
  • Law degree from Washburn University
  • Former assistant county attorney in the Crawford County Attorney’s office
  • Former assistant of policy for Governor John Carlin
  • Dedicated 20 years of career to protecting the rights and medical care of patients of clinical trials

Please contact me if you have questions:
Email: Ingle4StateSenate@gmail.com
Facebook: Nancy Ingle for State Senate

Paid for by Ingle for State Senate, Steve Langerot, Treasurer.