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Authorities Remind Public Of Scam Artists Who Target Elderly

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Scams targeting the elderly have been reported recently, with an instance of a phone call requesting bail money for a family member, and another where an elderly couple was attempting to wire money from the local Walmart store, which alerted authorities. It is a reminder to remain vigilant when receiving calls or solicitations for money, or for financial or other ...

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Barnes To Host Annual Lighted Horse Drawn Parade

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Barnes will host their 11th Annual Lighted Horse Drawn Parade Saturday evening, beginning at 7 p.m. Horse and riders, or other non-motorized entries are welcome. For information please phone 785-763-4310. Local businesses will also host open houses throughout the day, and a benefit soup dinner will be held at the firehouse before and after the parade.

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Nemaha County Sheriff Warns Of Telephone Scam

The Nemaha County Sheriff advises that residents have been receiving phone calls recently asking for banking, and personal information. The caller may indicate that they are affiliated with a bank or business, and the call may show up as a local number. Authorities report that these are in fact computer generated, and may be from another country. As a result, there is little ...

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Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office warns of a scam

The Nemaha County Sheriff’s office is warning everyone of a scam which involves the victim receiving a text message on their phone stating their Debit Card has been cancelled and that they need to call the number provided to fix the problem.  When the victim calls the number, they are asked to give their debit card number in an attempt ...

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Former Seneca Business Bounces Payroll Checks

Lag Design Custom Wood Doors Inc. closed on May 1st.  Owner Rilie Tilley released the 30 plus employees with less than one days notice.  Now more than a dozen of the former employees have paychecks that cannot be cashed due to insufficient funds.  In addition, former employees learned the deductions were taken out from the last three paychecks; however, the ...

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Map Scam Targets Nemaha County

Another potential scam, using the name of local government, is making the rounds in the local area.  Nemaha County Sheriff Rich Vernon, involves a phone caller claiming to be selling advertisements for a tri-fold map, which they claim is being sponsored by Nemaha County.  Vernon says he believes the caller is attempting to scam businesses into sending money for maps ...

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Highway Patrol Provides Safe Driving Tips

The Kansas Highway Patrol released a statement concerning winter driving tips. To find out road conditions, call 511 from a landline or cellular phone, or view conditions at: http://www.kandrive.org Prepare your vehicle for winter travel by replacing wiper blades; ensuring tires have good tread and air pressure and making sure your vehicle is in good mechanical condition. The vehicle should ...

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KDOT Resources To Be Unavailable To Public Wednesday & This Weekend

Maintenance activities will cause interruption to KDOT’s websites and phone services Wednesday and again this weekend. On Wednesday, from approximately 8 a.m. until noon, the 511 Map website (http://511.ksdot.org), will display only the base map due to computer maintenance. While the site will be publicly accessible, none of the information (construction, road conditions, and camera and electronic sign views) will ...

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KDOT Adds Flood Information Page to Website

A new regional Missouri River flood information page has been added to the KDOT website. The site can be accessed directly at www.ksdot.org/flood.asp or from KDOT’s home page, www.ksdot.org, KanDrive, www.kandrive.org, or directly from the 511 Map at http://511.ksdot.org. With roads closed due to flooding in Kansas as well as Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa, the site provides information for all ...

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