News for 3/25/2020



Rusty Tractor Carry-out Only 

In compliance with the recommendation of the Smith County Health Officer, the Rusty Tractor will only be doing carry-out orders only. Please call either the Rusty Tractor at 785-476-2500 or the Corner Corral 785-476-2282 to place your order.  Orders will need to be picked up at Corner Corral.

Thank you for your continued support and understanding during this time.

Grocery Store Update

For your safety and ours, we are doing Curbside service. Call 785-476-2852, give us your order and phone number and when your order is done we will call you back with your total and meet you in the parking lot. Your patience and understanding is appreciated. Please also understand we are very limited on certain items during this time. 

Library Currently Closed

Kensington Community/School Library is closed until further notice. We are assessing things day to day and your patience is appreciated. If you would like a library card to take advantage of the awesome digital resources available from Hoopla, Sunflower elibrary and the State Library, please contact me by email and I will set it up!, message me on facebook, or feel free to call or text 785-476-8185. If you would like a stash of real books and DVDs contact me and I will arrange a pick up time. The library doors and return slot will remain locked for the time being. Thanks for your cooperation and understanding!

Erica Barnes, Library Director

USD 110 Thunder Ridge Patrons

On March 17, 2020 Governor Laura Kelly announced all school facilities will close for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. We are working with the Kansas State Department of Education to develop alternative learning opportunities for all students and will share more information soon.

We understand the hardship a school closure places on our families as well as the social and emotional impact it may have on our students. Our district leadership team and Board of Education have been developing a contingency plan since mid-March, including how to provide breakfast and lunch for our students.

We are working on a plan to provide meals for those students that need them during the week.  The school district is applying for a waiver so that we are able to serve meals. The meals will be of a “Grab and Go” nature.  Pickup locations will be designated as soon as the waiver is approved. More information will be provided this week.  

We are also working on other critical issues, such as what this means for our seniors and how this will affect next school year. We will provide updates on these issues as soon as the information is avai