Melvern to update antiquated alcohol ordinance

MELVERN—The Melvern City Council took care of light business in a short meeting Monday. During the hour-long meeting, the council discussed a 76-year old cereal malt beverage ordinance.

Nancy Miller, Melvern city clerk, said the wording should be changed to fit today’s world.

“I thought it really needed looked at,” she said. “The original ordinance is still on the books from 1937. It needs updating.”

Lyndon shows cautious support for senior housing, school bond

LYNDON—The actions of other entities that affect the city tied up much of the discussion of Monday’s Lyndon City Council meeting.

The council capitalized on the presence of Osage County Commissioner Ken Kuykendall to expand discussion on the possible closure of Sixth Street. USD 421 proposed the closure as part of a bond issue that could come to vote next year.

Community celebrates Lady Chargers' win

SALINA—With grit, determination, the support of three communities and a little bit of luck, the Santa Fe Trail Lady Chargers brought home the Class 4A Div. II State Volleyball Championship Friday and Saturday in Salina.

“I think the whole experience from Friday to Sunday was pretty magical. It was pretty incredible,” said SFT coach Joy Schmidt. “Everything around it fell into place.”

Koger conquers state meet

LAWRENCE—Osage City High School junior Aundrea Koger followed up back-to-back top 10 performances at the state cross country meet with a third this year, this time winning the Class 3A girls’ race in 15 minutes and 47.93 seconds.

“Saturday felt pretty surreal, that’s for sure,” said Osage City coach Darcy Keeffe. “She knew what her goal was and what she needed to do to accomplish it. To actually see her accomplish this and become the state champion was phenomenal to witness.”

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