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Washington Woman To Be Sentenced In Norton County Court

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A Washington Kansas woman will be sentenced for two trafficking charges in August in Norton County District Court. Jennifer Layman was originally charged with three counts of traffic in contraband into a correctional facility in connection with an alleged April 14th incident. Those charges are level five and six non-person felonies. In a plea agreement, Layman pled guilty to two ... Read More »

Drought Declarations Expanded In Several Kansas Counties

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Increasing drought conditions in south central and southwestern Kansas have led Governor Sam Brownback to update the Drought Declaration for Kansas counties he issued earlier this year. The update includes moving three counties from warning status up to emergency status. The updated drought declaration moves five counties from watch status up to warning status. It also adds 14 counties to ... Read More »

Washington Woman Charged With Trafficking Contraband In Norton County

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A Washington, Kansas woman will appear at the July motion day in Norton County District Court. Jennifer Layman has been charged with three counts of trafficking contraband into a correctional facility in connection with an alleged April 14th incident.  Those charges are level five and six non-person felonies.  Layman made her first appearance May 5th. During her preliminary hearing, she ... Read More »