Rick Joyce, the owner of Leavenworth-based Affordable Lawn and Cemetery Care, reads one of many headstones in the High Prairie Cemetery, west of Leavenworth on High Prairie Road. Joyce's company has contracted with several local cemetery and township boards to clean up forgotten or abandoned burial grounds that are at the point of disrepair.
John Flower, one of eight candidates for the Leavenworth County Commission's 3rd District seat, addresses Leavenworth County voters at a candidate forum held Thursday at the Tonganoxie VFW Post Home. National, state and county candidates for public office participated in the event.
An existing billboard on Kansas Highway 7 south of Lansing could be made into a digital display if county commissioners vote to lift a 6-month moratorium on permitting for digital billboards in unincorporated areas of the county. Representatives of Lamar Advertising Company pitched their reasons for why computerized advertisements should be allowed in Leavenworth County during a commission meeting public.
From left: Kris Ward, Gayle Runnels, Yvonne Rosenthal, Anna Jean Breuer and Carla Crawford, of J.E.D. Installation, the Basehor Chamber of Commerce, Basehor Historical Museum Society and Bob Wiley Memorial VFW Post 11499 display awards presented June 25, during the Leavenworth County Business and Industry Awards.