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Top photo by Belinda Parnell: Former Ministers (or their spouses) attended the worship service and celebration at the Rossville United Methodist Church. Pictured left to right are: Deborah Ackman, Topeka, who served the church prior to Mr. Buss; the…

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U.R. Zeller of Rossville was recently named the county sorghum yield champion at a banquet held in Topeka where county sorghum yield champions were honored. Zeller's yield of 6036.35 pounds per acre topped Shawnee County in the dryland division of…

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Rossville Farmer Gets Jaycee Award

The Topeka Junior Chamber of Commerce has named Richard D. Kelsey of Rossville the outstanding young farmer of the year.

Kelsey, 30, has been farming for eight years. He operates a partnership project of 750…

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Charles Dunn, rural Delia, brought this interesting gourd, shaped like a giant cucumber, into the "Star" office last week. The gourd measured 27" in length and was light green with darker green spots. Charles said this is the only gourd on that vine.

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Dean Davis and Scott Kelsey, both of Rossville, and Mrs. Virg Huseman, Topeka, have volunteered to be county coordinators of the Kansas Beef Development Taskforce (KBDT).

A state organization of cattle producers, the KBDT is supporting a "yes"…

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Three separate search and screening committees have been named by Kansas State University to review nominations and applications for the new associate dean positions designated in KSU's recent agricultural reorganization.

The committees were named…

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Earl Mitchell of Rural Delia escape serious injury Friday afternoon when his tractor fell from the Soldier Creek bridge throwing him clear. Mitchell suffered only broken ribs. The front wheels of the tractor fell into a plank crack on the bridge and…

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From the "Rossville Times:" Last week, A.L. Stalker weighed 50 ears of corn for William McGuire and 50 for J.M. Parr. They weighed 74 and 78 pounds, respectively, an average of a little better than one and one-half pounds each. They were plucked in…

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Not only being honored by his Masonic brethren (sic) on 50 years of membership in Hesperian Lodge, Ed Patterson, also is the owner of a farm on the Reservation, five acres of which produced 119 (sic) bushels of corn to the acre. It was the second…

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It's harvest time again--corn harvest began this week and Ralph Page of Rossville was one of the first farmers into the field. Mr. Page remarked that he hadn't had such a weedy field for years. He said he was only able to work his field twice because…
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