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New 911-Emergency System Bill Signed into Law

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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed Senate Bill-50 into law Wednesday – it will be a law Brownback says that will make it possible for emergency responders to invest in the technology they need to respond. The new law specifically addresses the state’s emergency 911-system and applies to all modes of service, including telephone, cell phones, voice over Internet Protocol, prepaid wireless ... Read More »

Increase in Tuition Recommended

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The state’s institutions of higher learning are likely to become institutions of higher tuition when students return this fall. Most students at the state universities will probably pay higher tuition next fall – that is based on proposals made public yesterday from the state’s 6-public universities and the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. The universities say the ... Read More »

CMH Accepting Applications for Nursing Scholarship

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Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) announces applications are now available for the Hoppenstedt Nursing Scholarship. Made possible through the Henry W. Hoppenstedt Trust, the scholarship will be awarded to a student who has been accepted into a registered nursing program at an accredited school of nursing. Applicants must be a graduate of a Marshall County High School, have proof of admittance ... Read More »

Nurses Week Celebrated at CMH

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National Nurses Week is May 6-12, 2011. To celebrate this event,  Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) Nursing Services is partnering with St. Gregory’s Catholic School for a project whereby students will be asked to draw an image of what a hospital nurse means to them. Ashley Hermesch, Director of Nursing (DON), hopes the art project will help raise awareness for the ... Read More »

Phone Scam Uses “Living Well” to Steal Your Money

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We have been informed by AoA that a phone scam is taking place under the name “Living Well Grant Funds.” One report of this scam was received by Kansas SMP yesterday. Targeted persons receive a phone call asking them to complete a grant application, provide their cell phone number, and then wire money through Western Union. They are told they ... Read More »

MEMORIAL WEEK MARKED BY BLUE RIBBONS & MEMORIAL SERVICES

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Law Enforcement Memorial Week honors those officers who have been lost in the line of duty In honor of National Police Week and National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day, the State of Kansas will be having its annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony this week. National Police Week is held May 15-21 this year, and National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day is held ... Read More »

Wymore Woman Injured In One Vehicle Accident

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A Wymore woman was injured on Tuesday after she swerved to avoid a car travelling toward her in her lane. Just after 7:30 a.m., a single vehicle injury accident was reported on Highway 77 west of South 10th Road. A car driven by 30 year old Jennifer L. Short of Wymore was driving westbound on Highway 77 when she swerved ... Read More »

Axtell and Washington FFA Teams Advance to Nationals

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The Washington County High School and Axtell High School FFA teams were recognized as State Champions in various categories at the State FFA Career Development Event contest on Monday, May 2. The Washington County High School FFA Agronomy team was recognized as the State Championship team in that category of the award ceremony. Members of the team are Samantha L’Ecuyer, Claire Bokelman, Shelby ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

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On 042611 Dawn Gullion, Cawker City turned herself into the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Department for a Washington County warrant for failure to appear. Gullion was held at the Mitchell County jail until her release on bond. On 042611 Charles Gullion, Cawker City turned himself into the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Department for a Washington County warrant for failure to appear. Gullion ... Read More »

Washington County Board Meeting Minutes

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COMMISSION MINUTES, May 2, 2011 The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, May 2, 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 called the meeting ... Read More »