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Accident Injures Two People

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Two people were injured in a two vehicle injury accident that had occurred on Highway 77 near the Blue Springs Spur. Gage County Sheriff reports that Penelope Byorth of Wymore was stopped at the stop sign at Highway 77 Blue Springs Spur in her station wagon when she attempted to turn southbound onto Highway 77. She failed to yield the ... Read More »

Program to Address Poverty Crisis

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Smart Start Marshall County, the Lincoln Center, and USD 364 are hosting a program titled, “An Action Approach to Working with Families Who Live in the Crisis of Poverty.” The program will feature speaker Dr. Donna Beegle, an expert on poverty and its impact on families. Dr. Beegle is currently president of Communications Across Barriers, a consulting firm devoted to ... Read More »

Divorced Parents May See Child Support Rise

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Divorced parents in Kansas would see child support payments rise under proposed changes being reviewed within the state court system. An advisory committee appointed by the Kansas Supreme Court has proposed changes designed to reflect higher costs associated with caring for children since the last adjustments in 2008. The committee is taking public comments on its proposals until Oct. 24. ... Read More »

Local Surgeon Appointed to Health Care Quality and Outcomes Committee

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Community Memorial Healthcare general surgeon Fernando Ugarte, MD, has been appointed to the Health Care Quality and Outcomes Committee of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT). Dr. Ugarte is serving a one year term. The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract was incorporated on March 30, 1960, and was initially named the Association for Colon Surgery. ... Read More »

Axtell Homecoming Friday Night

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Axtell High School will celebrate their homecoming on Friday. The parade will begin at approximately 2 p.m. followed by a pep rally. Axtell will face Clifton Clyde at 7 p.m. Queen Candidates: Ana Arroyo, Morgan Bernasek, and Molly Burger. King Candidates: Jared Heiman, Jordan Heinen, Austin Schmitz. The crowning of the king and queen will take place at 6:30. Read More »

Southern High School Celebrates Homecoming

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Southern Schools will celebrate their homecoming Friday Evening. The activities will kick off with an Elementary Pep Rally at 2:45 Friday followed by the High School Pep Rally at 3:15 in the gym. Southern will then face off with Thayer at 7 p.m. The 2011 Homecoming Candidates are Jared McKeever, Jordan Murphy, Lucas Petersen, Dylan Warford, Kyle Yockel, Megan Borzekofski, ... Read More »

Community Memorial Healthcare Continues Work on South Annex

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The front (north) facade of the south plaza building on the Community Memorial Hospital property will be designed to replicate the architectural design of the new hospital.. The building is currently undergoing demolition and pre-construction work in an effort to reduce the overall cost of the project and to keep the project moving. Work on a new roof will start ... Read More »

Allegations of Abuse at Beatrice Developmental Center

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The Beatrice State Developmental Center is under investigation once again. The Nebraska State Patrol confirmed Wednesday it is investigating abuse and neglect allegations at one unit in the center. Patrol spokesperson said the investigation was requested by the Department of Health and Human Services and is ongoing. Spokesperson for the Center said the department has suspended all staff involved in ... Read More »

Accused Murderer Bound Over

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23-year-old Amanda Marina Baynton of Marysville was been bound over to Marshall County District Court on charges of second-degree murder and aggravated assault. The preliminary hearing for Baynton was held Thursday and Friday. Arraignment is scheduled for October 4th. The charges stem from an incident that occurred June 8th. Marysville Police responded to a home in the 600 block of ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Attempts to Keep SRS Office

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The funding of the SRS office in Marysville was the topic of a special Marysville city council meeting Tuesday evening. The Marysville City Council approved a memorandum of understanding that proposes funding the SRS office through 2013. According to Marysville Mayor Bill Phillipi it will cost $48,253.98 a year to keep the Marysville SRS office open. The Marysville City Council ... Read More »