Burlingame Bearcats are Rolling Up Their Sleeves for Burlingame Community Service Day

Do you have an odd job you need done? You do not have the manpower or ability to get the job done? Let BJSHS students help you out with getting the job checked off of your “to do list” and on to your “done list.” Best part is the labor is free.This fall BKSJS students will participate in an afternoon of community service projects. Applications are being accepted from local citizens for with projects they have around their homes.

Project requirements are you must supply all materials and supplies. The BJSHS will supply the labor. Projects must be able to be completed in an hour and a half. The location of the project must be within the immediate Burlingame area.

To submit your project for consideration, please email Chandra Dunbar at dunbar@usd454.net or Tammy Baird at tbaird@usd454.net. Please include your name, phone number, project location, type of project, how many people you are requesting in order to complete the project and any special skills that might be needed, like carpentry, painting, in order to complete the project.
All applications are due by Aug. 10 to be considered. Projects will be accepted in the order they are received and as manpower and ability permits.

Bruce Wayne Akins

April 24, 1950 – July 30, 2018

TOPEKA — Bruce Wayne Akins died July 30, 2018, at Midland Hospice House, Topeka. He was 68.

He was born April 24, 1950, at Ann Arbor, Mich., the son of Keith and Reeta Akins. He graduated from Shawnee Heights High School.

He served in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force. He worked for Allied-Signal, Phoenix, Ariz.; Payless ShoeSource, Topeka; and Flint Hills Construction, Topeka.

Kansas Wildlife, Park and Tourism Meeting

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) regulatory body will meet 1:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at Gyp Hills Guest Ranch, 3393 S.W. Woodward Rd., Medicine Lodge.

Treinen Shines at the All Star Games

Blake Treinen, Osage City, made his debut July 17 as All Star pitcher. Read more about his debut in the July 26, 2018 edition.

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John David Jenkins

Feb. 26, 1973 – July 17, 2018

OSAGE CITY — John David Jenkins died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at his home. He was 45.

He was born Feb. 26, 1973, the son of Clifford and Jolene Jenkins. They survive.

He grew up in Osage City and lived there his whole life. He worked for Branine Motors and A&R Auto for the majority of his career.

He married Stacie Franzen Bolyard October 1994. They later divorced. He was then in a relationship with Koleen Tumbleson Crumbly, which later ended. He was engaged to Angela Pickens.

Water main break in Overbrook

Water line break

Overbrook has a water main break in the 100 block of Walnut. Locates are called. Work should begin by 9:15 a.m. Service will be impacted south of Market Street from Maple Street east to Ash Street. For more information, call Overbrook City Hall at (785) 665-7328.

Reminder - Recipes Needed

It happens every year to those who garden. You spend hours and hours preparing, planting, weeding and watering your garden and then it happens. All of a sudden you have more tomatoes, zucchini, squash, cucumbers or other produce than what you know what to do with them.
Have you come across a favorite recipe for preparing or canning an abundant produce? If so, submit your favorite to Tammy Schlingmann at ochcnews@gmail.com by 5 p.m. Friday, July 20. Please include you name and city.

Rightful owner of slides sought

Do you recognize this family? Read this week's edition, July 19, for more information.

WATCH Issued for Overbrook City Lake

There are early signs of blue-green algae forming in the northwest corner of Overbrook City Lake.



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