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Tax sale writes off around $100,000

LYNDON — The Osage County Commissioners received a request to consider a resolution finalizing the results of the last tax sale. The sale, which sold delinquent properties from tax years leading up to 2010, regained some money for the county, but left an estimated six figures on the table.

Smoke in the Spring maintains stature, success

OSAGE CITY — Over the past decade, the Smoke in the Spring State Barbecue Championships have slowly grown from a community event to a regionally, state and nationally recognized event.

“I don’t know how to pinpoint it,” said Corey Linton, who has organized the contest for 11 years. “It all comes together. It’s a showcase of Osage City. This is the event people come home for, the event people like to show off and tell people when they go places.”

Easter egg hunts to be held April 15

Osage County will host the following Easter egg hunts for children April 15 around the county.

• Scranton’s annual Easter egg hunt will be 10 a.m. at Scranton City Park.

• Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook, will host its annual Easter egg hunt 10:30 a.m.

• Melvern Easter egg hunt will be 1 p.m. at Melvern City Park.

Cruis’n & Cook’n car show draws 300 vehicles

OSAGE CITY — Approximately 300 entrants participated in the 13th Annual Cruis’n and Cook’n Auto Show. The event was held April 8 in downtown Osage City. The 2017 award winners have been announced.

Club participation, Flatland Cruisers, Emporia; Mayor’s Choice, Lowell Seymour, Topeka; Tom Nordling Memorial, Trent Tyson, Burlingame; Dan Noble Memorial, John Matthews, Lawrence; Craig Ogleby Memorial, Enos Perez, Jr., Humboldt; and Kenny Martin Memorial, Larry and Jolene Hudson, Wamego.

Choice award, 29 and before, Frank Wiseman, Wellsville, and Jack Perry, Osage City.

2017 Spring Sports Edition

Baseball, softball, track and golf teams from participating schools are featured in The Osage County Herald-Chronicle's Spring Sports Edition. Each team is featured with write ups, schedules and team photos. Available to subscribers.

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