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Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Set for Wednesday, November 9, 2011

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Kansas radio and television stations, along with cable TV systems and satellite TV companies, will participate in the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, November 9.  The test, originating from Washington, D.C., will begin at approximately 1:00 pm Central and will last for about 3-1/2 minutes. During the test, the public will hear a message ... Read More »

Wymore Police Searching for Information About Stolen Car

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The Wymore Police Department is seeking information regarding the theft and vandalism to a vehicle.  Sometime in the early morning hours of October 24, 2011, someone took a red 1992 Chrysler convertible from a residence in Wymore.  The vehicle was recovered in Blue Springs the next day.  Extensive damage was done to the car.  Anyone with information about the theft ... Read More »

Black Squirrel Night

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By the Marysville Advocate Friday is Black Squirrel Night downtown Marysville.  The Footloose Dancers will perform at 6:30 p.m. and the MHS Band at 7 p.m. at Eighth and Broadway. The children’s costume contest will be at 7:30 p.m. in front of United Bank & Trust. Marysville Police Chief Todd Ackerman said the Police Department will have a special gift ... Read More »

Marysville Advocate Mailing Mix Up

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 Customers who receive the Marysville Advocate by mail may notice that the name and address on the paper do not match.  Due to this some papers may not reach their destination.  If a customer receives a paper they should keep it regardless of who it may be addressed to.  If a customer does not receive a paper they should call ... Read More »

Broadway Construction Complete

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The 400 block of Broadway officially opened for traffic on Tuesday Night.    The repairs included curbs, colored concrete, waterline installation, and electrical wiring for streetlights. On Monday Marysville City Council approved the purchase and installation of three streetlights.  Marysville City Administrator Rick Shane said the final cost of the project is not yet known.  Off street parking was also added ... Read More »

BSDC Employees Bound Over to Districe Court

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Beatrice Daily Sun reports two of the five Beatrice State Developmental Center employees accused of physically and verbally abusing clients were bound over to Gage County District Court Tuesday morning. Matthew B. Johnson, 20, and Matthew L. Pangborn, 30, waived their rights to a preliminary hearing in county court and are set for arraignment in district court on Dec. 21. ... Read More »

Washington County FFA Very Successful at National Competition

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Washington County FFA members received several awards at 2011 National FFA Convention.  Alex Goeckel was the Overall National Winner of the American Star in Agricultural Placement. American Degree Recipients included:  Joseph Rundle, Michael Welch, Tyler Rose, Alex Goeckel, Trevor Baker, Wyatt Decker, Bridget Baker. Nursery/Landscape Team were the National Reserve Champions.  The team included: JoLynn Hennerberg, Ashley Stewart, Amanda Bryant, ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

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On 102111 the Waterville, Barnes & Hanover Fire Departments were dispatched to Little Blue Township for a combine & pasture fire. On 101211 on Bismark Road 3/4 mile south of K 148 Donna Brown, Haddam driving a 1997 Chevrolet struck deer.  Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported.    On 101411 on US 36 at MM 280 ... Read More »

Washington County Minutes

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 COMMISSION MINUTES, October 24, 2011            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, October 24, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk.    Chairman Otott ... Read More »

Fire Burns 40 Acres Near Blue Springs

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Local fire departments responded to a harvested corn field on fire at the intersection of 66th and Linden roads near Holmesville Monday afternoon.  Firefighters estimated that 40 acres burned. Blue Springs Firefighters were able to keep the fire from entering the Brethren Cemetery, located about a half mile north of Linden Road. Read More »