Headstones were turned over and some even broken and authorities are still searching for the suspect.
Osage County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a report of criminal damage Friday night at Vassar Cemetery.
Authorities found between 50 and 100 headstones overturned and 2 broken at the cemetery south of Croco Road.
There's no word yet on any suspects and authorities continue to investigate.
If you have any information call Osage County Crimestoppers at 1-877-OSCRIME.
Wichita Fire Department and Grant Writing USA invite you to attend a GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP in Wichita, November 19-20, 2009. This workshop is applicable to city, county and state agencies as well as nonprofit organizations, K-12, colleges and universities.
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Exciting opportunity at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site in Olathe, Kansas, a city government owned facility operated through its Parks and Recreation Department. Built in 1865, the Mahaffie home is the only intact stagecoach stop remaining on the Santa Fe Trail preserved as a public museum. Mahaffie Historic Site is a living history facility interpreting stagecoach travel, agriculture and rural life, and the Border and Civil Wars in Kansas, in the period 1855 to 1875.
The Interpretive Specialist for Daily Programming & Collections is responsible for developing visitor experiences and expanding the site’s overall interpretive program and special events by working closely with other staff. Specifically, the position oversees the daily interpretive program for children and adults with duties that include: training seasonal and permanent staff and volunteers in mid-19th century lifeways and interpretive methodology; scheduling staff and volunteers; managing the site’s period clothing program; and directly participating in the interpretive program on a regular basis. Also serves as Collections Manager for the site and for other historical collections owned by the City of Olathe.
Bachelor’s degree in History, Museum Studies, Historical Administration, Cultural Geography, Education, or related studies required. Minimum of one year of previous experience in a similar position required. Successful candidate will be devoted to providing top-quality visitor experiences; be team-oriented and possess strong interpersonal skills; and demonstrate broad and relative experiences and education applicable to the position. Must successfully pass a background investigation, physical, and drug screen, and be willing to work a varied schedule with considerable weekend work and some evenings and in a variety of weather conditions. Starting Salary: $26,880 - $34,460/yr. DOQ with strong benefit package. Apply on-line at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/olathe or in Human Resources, City of Olathe, 100 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 66061 . Application Deadline: Open until filled