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AD: FSCC Community Read Discussion Today, Dec. 1 at 2:30 p.m.

You are invited to the Campus & Community Common Read Discussion Event to be held on Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fort Scott Community College Library in Bailey Hall, 2108 S. Horton.

This event is brought to the students, staff, and local community of Fort Scott Community College by a Humanities Kansas grant which offered opportunities to discuss two books, A Choice of Weapons by Gordon Parks and The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore.

Both are books related to culture and diversity.

The event is scheduled to be approximately 30-45 minutes long.
Description of event:
  • The FSCC Campus and Community Read is a semester-long book club that first read and discussed Gordon Parks’ A Choice of Weapons.  This reading ended with guest speakers during the Gordon Parks Celebration.  Topics discussed were culture and diversity topics faced by Gordon Parks.
  • The second book read and discussed was The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore.  Dr. Jason Kegler spoke about culture and diversity related to the book as well as his experiences in southeast Kansas.

A wrap-up and discussions of future community read events will happen.

AD: FSCC Community Book Read Concludes Dec. 1 at 2:30 p.m.

You are invited to the Campus & Community Common Read Discussion Event to be held on Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fort Scott Community College Library in Bailey Hall, 2108 S. Horton.

This event is brought to the students, staff, and local community of Fort Scott Community College by a Humanities Kansas grant which offered opportunities to discuss two books, A Choice of Weapons by Gordon Parks and The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore.

Both are books related to culture and diversity.

The event is scheduled to be approximately 30-45 minutes long.
Description of event:
  • The FSCC Campus and Community Read is a semester-long book club that first read and discussed Gordon Parks’ A Choice of Weapons.  This reading ended with guest speakers during the Gordon Parks Celebration.  Topics discussed were culture and diversity topics faced by Gordon Parks.
  • The second book read and discussed was The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore.  Dr. Jason Kegler spoke about culture and diversity related to the book as well as his experiences in southeast Kansas.

A wrap-up and discussions of future community read events will happen.

AD: Sheriff’s Office Seeks HVAC Bids

The  Bourbon County Law Enforcement Center.

From the Office of the
BOURBON COUNTY SHERIFF
293 East 20th Street
Fort Scott, Kansas 66701
[620] 223-1440 (office) or [620] 223-0055 (fax)

The Bourbon County Sheriff’s Office (Law Enforcement Center) is taking bids that will address any and all issues with the heating, ventilation, and airconditioning (HVAC) system together with the electrical conduit related to the HVAC system or other electrical conduit that needs to be corrected, adjusted or repaired.

An inspection was conducted on August 24th, 2021 finding the following issues that need to be addressed, including but not limited to:

* Numerous electrical conduits that are mounted on the roof feeding multiple pieces of mechanical equipment has threaded joint connectors that were not securely fastened and have multiple open slices causing the water inside of the conduit to freeze during the winter months.

* There are some electrical conduit connectors that have gasket access covers that were not sealed properly, or the proper material was not used.

* Most of the HVAC equipment locations have standing water in the units causing inadequate drainage.

* The HVAC systems are not changing over from heat to cool, cool to heat. The temperature has been as low as 64 degrees in the winter and as high as 80 plus degrees in the summer.

* Other issues that need to be addressed according to the inspection that was conducted on August 24, 2021. A copy of the inspection can be obtained upon request.

These are some of the issues and the bidder/contractor can make an appointment to review and inspect the area and equipment that will need to be fixed or replaced.

We ask that if your company can address all issues that you make the choice if you want to split the work in a separate bid or have a (complete) package.

We ask that the bid be broken down by line item. What item is being used for what?

The bidder/contractor will provide/present a sealed bid in person or by designee to the Board of County Commissioner. The commission will be opening bids and making the choice of contractor/bidder and during the November 30, 2021, public meeting at or around 10:00 am.

If the contractor/bidder would like to submit the bid by mail, the bid should arrive no later than the postmark date of November 26, 2021. The contractor/bidder or a designee is encouraged to attend
the Bourbon County Commission meeting,  in case there are any question(s) asked of the commission.

The bid can be mailed to the Bourbon County Law Enforcement Center at 293 East 20th Street Fort Scott Kansas 66701: attention Bill Martin, Sheriff.

If you have any question, please feel free to call me at the above listed phone number.

Respectfully submitted,
/s/Wm K. Martin, Sheriff

AD: FSCC Community Read: The Other Wes Moore

You are invited to the Campus & Community Common Read Speaker Event to be held on Wednesday, November 17th at 12:30 p.m. in the Ellis Center Meeting Rooms on the campus of Fort Scott Community College, 2108 S. Horton.

This event is brought to the students, staff, and local community of Fort Scott Community College by a Humanities Kansas grant which offered opportunities to discuss two books, A Choice of Weapons by Gordon Parks and The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore.

Both are books related to culture and diversity.

Our speaker for the November 17 event is Dr. Jason Kegler, Associate Vice President of Student Life at Pittsburg State University.  He has held a variety of diverse roles and positions related to student life, student rights and responsibilities, instruction, admissions and marketing, and county law enforcement.

Reading of the book is not required, but Dr. Kegler will talk of culture and diversity related to the book as well as his experiences in southeast Kansas.
The event is scheduled to be approximately 30-45 minutes long.
Description of event:
  • The FSCC Campus and Community Read is a semester-long book club that first read and discussed Gordon Parks’ A Choice of Weapons.  This reading ended with guest speakers during the Gordon Parks Celebration.  Topics discussed were culture and diversity topics faced by Gordon Parks.
  • The second book read and discussed was The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore.  Dr. Kegler will talk about culture and diversity related to the book as well as his experiences in southeast Kansas

To learn more about Dr. Kegler, please click the link below:

https://www.pittstate.edu/news/2020/10/university-appoints-kegler-as-associate-vice-president.html#.YY6dtFNMEwB

AD: Sheriff’s Office Seeks Bids For HVAC

The new Bourbon County Law Enforcement Center, 293 E. 20th Street, Fort Scott.

From the Office of the
BOURBON COUNTY SHERIFF
293 East 20th Street
Fort Scott, Kansas 66701
[620] 223-1440 (office) or [620] 223-0055 (fax)

The Bourbon County Sheriff’s Office (Law Enforcement Center) is taking bids that will address any and all issues with the heating, ventilation, and airconditioning (HVAC) system together with the electrical conduit related to the HVAC system or other electrical conduit that needs to be corrected, adjusted or repaired.

An inspection was conducted on August 24th, 2021 finding the following issues that need to be addressed, including but not limited to:

* Numerous electrical conduits that are mounted on the roof feeding multiple pieces of mechanical equipment has threaded joint connectors that were not securely fastened and have multiple open slices causing the water inside of the conduit to freeze during the winter months.

* There are some electrical conduit connectors that have gasket access covers that were not sealed properly, or the proper material was not used.

* Most of the HVAC equipment locations have standing water in the units causing inadequate drainage.

* The HVAC systems are not changing over from heat to cool, cool to heat. The temperature has been as low as 64 degrees in the winter and as high as 80 plus degrees in the summer.

* Other issues that need to be addressed according to the inspection that was conducted on August 24, 2021. A copy of the inspection can be obtained upon request.

These are some of the issues and the bidder/contractor can make an appointment to review and inspect the area and equipment that will need to be fixed or replaced.

We ask that if your company can address all issues that you make the choice if you want to split the work in a separate bid or have a (complete) package.

We ask that the bid be broken down by line item. What item is being used for what?

The bidder/contractor will provide/present a sealed bid in person or by designee to the Board of County Commissioner. The commission will be opening bids and making the choice of contractor/bidder and during the November 30, 2021, public meeting at or around 10:00 am.

If the contractor/bidder would like to submit the bid by mail, the bid should arrive no later than the postmark date of November 26, 2021. The contractor/bidder or a designee is encouraged to attend
the Bourbon County Commission meeting,  in case there are any question(s) asked of the commission.

The bid can be mailed to the Bourbon County Law Enforcement Center at 293 East 20th Street Fort Scott Kansas 66701: attention Bill Martin, Sheriff.

If you have any question, please feel free to call me at the above listed phone number.

Respectfully submitted,
/s/Wm K. Martin, Sheriff

Ad: Fall Pressure Washing Special

Armstrong Power Wash. Submitted photos.

Prepare your home for the harshness of winter!

Contact Armstrong Pressure Washing at 620-224-3036 or check us out on Facebook @armstrongpressurewash. Mention this add to receive 10% off your next house wash, roof wash, driveway/sidewalk surface wash, deck wash, gutter cleanout, or gutter brightening.

Promotion ends on Halloween, so call today to get a free quote!

Ad: Fall Pressure Washing Special

Prepare your home for the harshness of winter!

Contact Armstrong Pressure Washing at 620-224-3036 or check us out on Facebook @armstrongpressurewash. Mention this add to receive 10% off your next house wash, roof wash, driveway/sidewalk surface wash, deck wash, gutter cleanout, or gutter brightening.

Promotion ends on Halloween, so call today to get a free quote!

Ad: Fall Pressure Washing Special

Prepare your home for the harshness of winter!

Contact Armstrong Pressure Washing at 620-224-3036 or check us out on Facebook @armstrongpressurewash. Mention this add to receive 10% off your next house wash, roof wash, driveway/sidewalk surface wash, deck wash, gutter cleanout, or gutter brightening.

Promotion ends on Halloween, so call today to get a free quote!

Ad: Fall Pressure Washing Special

Prepare your home for the harshness of winter!

Contact Armstrong Pressure Washing at 620-224-3036 or check us out on Facebook @armstrongpressurewash. Mention this add to receive 10% off your next house wash, roof wash, driveway/sidewalk surface wash, deck wash, gutter cleanout, or gutter brightening.

Promotion ends on Halloween, so call today to get a free quote!

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

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

Sustainable Organic Life-Style Demonstrated Tomorrow

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

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