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Marysville City Council Notes

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Marysville City Council met on Monday.  The council discussed the airport runway project and approved a bid from ME Collins for 1 million three hundred twenty-three thousand dollars for the addition of a taxiway.  The approval is subject to the FFA approval and funds becoming available.  The council also discussed the addition of a sidewalk on South 11 road to ... Read More »

Attempted suicide at Gage county detention center

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On April 26, 2010, staff members of the Gage County Detention Center found inmate Joshua Lopez, a 27-year-old Beatrice resident, attempting to commit suicide by hanging himself in his cell.  Lopez had been arrested a short time earlier by the Beatrice Police Department for Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person and for several outstanding warrants.  During the booking ... Read More »

Public meetings scheduled to discuss Axtell-Sabetha consolidation

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Two community information meetings have been set on the consolidation agreement between the Axtell and Sabetha School Districts. They will be Tuesday, May 11th at the Sabetha Middle School and Wednesday, May 12th at the St. James Church Hall in Wetmore. Both meetings will be at 7 p.m. and are open to the public. The Kansas State Board of Education ... Read More »

Vehicle rollover sends DeWitt man to hospital

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On April 25, 2010 at approximately 1836 hours, Beatrice Communications received a report of a one vehicle rollover injury accident.  Michael Hinrichs, 21 of DeWitt was traveling northbound on North Blueridge Drive in a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee.  Hinrichs moved towards the shoulder of the road as he was meeting a southbound vehicle.  Hinrichs subsequently lost control of the vehicle.  The ... Read More »

5 injured in Jefferson County Accident

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A two-vehicle crash in Jefferson County sent five people to the hospital shortly after noon on Friday.  At approximately 12:19 p.m., Jefferson County Communications was alerted to a crash at the intersection of 573 Avenue and the PWF Road.  According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, a car driven by Shelby James, 17, of Endicott, was northbound on 573 Avenue ... Read More »

Beatrice man attempts suicide while in jail

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A Beatrice resident attempted to commit suicide in the Gage County Jail on Monday.  Staff members of the Gage County Detention Center found inmate Joshua Lopez, a 27-year-old Beatrice resident, attempting to commit suicide by hanging himself in his cell.  Lopez had been arrested a short time earlier by the Beatrice Police Department for Possession of a Firearm by a ... Read More »

Marysville man involved in injury accident in Beatrice

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A Marysville man was involved in a two vehicle accident at Sixth and Monroe Streets in Beatrice on Monday afternoon at approximately 3:30 p.m.  According to witnesses, a car driven by Kyle Huls, 19 of Marysville, Kan., pulled out of the drive through at McDonald’s restaurant, striking the passenger side of a car driven by Christopher Allen, 39 of Beatrice.  ... Read More »

Enrollement grows at SCC

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SCC enrollment continues to climb as end of academic year approaches Members of Southeast Community College’s Board of Governors received another positive enrollment report during Tuesday’s regular monthly meeting on the Lincoln Campus. Dr. Jack Huck, SCC president, presented the Board with a clear picture of SCC’s enrollment for each of the first three quarters, as well as a snapshot ... Read More »

Marysville Junior High announces final band concert

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The final concert of this year’s 6-8th grade bands will be Tuesday, April 27th at 7 pm in the MHS auditorium. The 6th grade band concert band will perform, followed by various solos and ensembles from the 7th and 8th grade band members. The concert will end with the 7-8 Concert Band performing the music they have prepared for the ... Read More »

Don’t get “Burned” when grilling.

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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reminding outdoor cooks not to forget about grill fire safety as the peak months for grill fires arrive. People with gas grills should take extra precautions.  In 2003-2006, gas-fueled grills were involved in 81 percent of reported home grill fires and were involved in 6,400 home fires, including structure and outside fires. The ... Read More »