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News for 3/20/2019

Mark Your Calendars!

A few different meal opportunities to keep in mind will be provided for you at the American Legion Post 166 in Kensington. This Sunday, March 24, from 11:00am-1:00pm, join us for the ALR Spaghetti Dinner. On Friday 29, serving the usual Friday Nite Special, hamburgers, soup and other regular menu items, from 6:00-8:30pm. Sunday, March 31 is the Fireman’s Soup Dinner from 11:00am-1:00pm. Please support our local firefighters who are community volunteers.

Also, on April 7 from 11:00am-1:00pm the Agra Methodist Church will be serving their Chicken Pot Pies.

TR Activities/Dates


Thurs. 21- NPL Power-lifting @ Wilson 1:00pm

Tue. 26- NPL Art Show Awards @ 10:30am

Wed. 27- MS Track Sports Pictures 3:15pm


Mon. 1st- Steering Committee/Post Prom Meeting @ 6:00pm

Tue. 2- HS Track @ St. John’s/Tipton (Beloit) 3:00pm

Thur. 4- MS Track @ Norton 9:30am (leave @ 8:00am)

Tue. 9- MS Track @ Stockton 10:00am; HS Track @ Smith Center 3:00pm

Thur. 11- MS Track @ Logan 10:00am

Fri. 12- HS Track @ Hill City 3:00pm

Sat. 13- PROM

Mon. 15- Mother/KAY Banquet

Wed. 17- PTL Music Contest @ Pike Valley (Courtland) 8:30am

Thur. 18- MS Track @ Osborne 9:00am (lv K-Town 6:50; Agra 7:00; Kirwin 7:15); K-3 & HS Spring Music Program @ 7:00pm High School gym

Fri. 19- No School – Good Friday

Mon. 22- No School – Easter Break

Tue. 23- MS Track @ Beloit (Hosted by Southern Cloud) 9:00am (lv K-Town 6:40; Agra 6:50; Kirwin 7:00); HS Track @ Osborne 3:00pm

American Legion Menu

This week at the American Legion we will be having porcupine meatballs, French onion tater tots casserole, and baked beans. The soup will be tortilla soup and for dessert there will be French silk pie. Our kitchen hours are open from 6-8:30. We'd love to make your supper to go or to put tables together for your group so please call us at 785-476-3204. We hope you make it thru the mud and muck and hope to see you Friday night.

Kaid and Christa Baumann will be taking a trailer to Nebraska and need your help to fill it with donations! The floods are heartbreaking and our fellow Americans are in dire need of support, love and supplies. Not only do the ranchers, farmers, families and businesses need us, but think of the 1st responders! A list of possible supply donations below: ---------------------------------- Scheduled pickups are set Tentatively for Saturday, March 23rd! Right now we are coordinating drop off locations in: 🚛Concordia, KS at Cloud County Health Center (front desk) 🚛Belleville, KS at the Wesleyan Church (Starting Thursday after 9am, all day Friday and all day Saturday) 🚛Mankato, KS at the City Office (Armory) during business hours 8-12 and 1-5 🚛Smith Center, KS at New Covenant Church (place items inside the trailer) 🚛Kensington, KS at Lost Creek Supply 🚛Franklin, NE 🚛Phillipsburg, KS at Farmers & Ranchers Outlet ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PLEASE PLEASE help! If you would like to donate money, please private message me for my PayPal friends & family link or address for checks/cash SUPPLY IDEAS: *Shovels *Masks *Disinfectants *tarps *Bottle water *Sports drinks *Prepackaged snacks *Adult socks *Towels *Blankets *Bleach *Brooms *Paper goods (toilet paper, paper towels, etc) *Canned goods *Trash Cans *trash bags *Calf milk replacer *Calf bottles *Antibiotics *Vet supplies *Feed, Hay *Electric Fence posts *Wire for electric fence *Solar fencers Sanitary items Plastic Gloves Deodorant Paper Products (Plates, Towels, Cups) Disposable Silver Ware Toilet Paper Personal cleansing wipes Medicines (Tylenol, Aleve, etc.) Chapstick Batteries Flashlights Hand sanitizer Bandaids Kravat triangle band aids Peroxide Rubbing alcohol Cotton balls Drink mixes for bottled water 5 gallon buckets Plastic Storage Containers Rubber Gloves Rubber Boots Ziplock Bags Dog & Cat Food Masks Packing Tape Muck Boots Binoculars

Weekly Inspiration

In the end, people will judge you anyway. So don't live your life impressing others. Live your life impressing yourself. - Eunice Camacho Infante

Life is not being rich, being popular, being highly educated or being perfect. It is about being real, being humble and being kind.

Sometimes what looks like an obstacle in your path is actually a gift meant to move you in a different direction. - Jane Lee Logan


Please get your news items to Erica no later than Monday morning at 10:00am. News submitted after 10:00am will be in the paper the following week. Send your info to Erica Barnes at with subject line: NEWS; or feel free to call 785-476-8185.

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