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Movement Restrictions For Poultry Events, Exhibitions And Sales Issued In Kansas


Manhattan, Kansas – In an effort to protect the Kansas poultry industry and to promote stronger biosecurity practices throughout the state, Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health has issued a stop movement order, signed by Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey, targeting Kansas poultry and live birds, effectively cancelling all poultry-related shows and events through calendar year 2015.  This ...

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Community Players Announces 40th Anniversary Season


Prepare yourself for a “fan”tastic season at Community Players in 2015-2016. The Beatrice community theater recently announced its line-up of shows launching the new season – “Fan”tastic at 40. Shows for the 2015-2016 regular season are: “Chicago,” “Harvey,” “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol,” “Pinkalicious,” “The Ladies Man,” and “Damn Yankees.” Both “Harvey” and “Damn Yankees” were voted on by the public ...

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Washington Man Sentenced To 64 Months In Prison


Jim Bugbee, 42, of Washington was sentenced Friday in Washington County District Court to a maximum allowable sentence of 64 months in prison in connection with charges of sexual exploitation of a child, and commercial sexual exploitation of a child, while serving as a youth minister at a local Christian Church. He was arrested in November, and remains in custody. ...

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Independence Day Festivities Planned For Area Communities

Independence Day activities kick off Thursday evening in Waterville, as the community hosts a barbecue and fireworks. Marysville has a full day planned Friday, with an old fashioned fourth. A mile and a half run/walk, 5k run/walk/bike, or 14 mile bike ride begins at 9 a.m. at the Blue River Rail Trail. Cost is $25 per person, $50 per family, advance registration ...

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BVTC Announces 2014 Scholarship Recipients

Schmitz Named Distinguished ILEC Recipient Blue Valley Tele-Communications is pleased to announce its 2014 Scholarship recipients. Awarding $16,000 in scholarships, BVTC is committed to supporting the continued education of its youth. Tracy Schmitz, Axtell, was awarded the Distinguished ILEC scholarship award of $2500. Winning an ILEC scholarship of $750 were Hillary Ronnebaum, Home; Samantha Meier, Palmer; Coleman Forst, Oketo; Hail ...

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Gage County M.A.P.S. Coalition Awarded Grant

A wellness grant of $16,700 was recently awarded to the Gage County M.A.P.S. Coalition. Funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska, a presentation is planned during the National Night Out on Tuesday evening. The grant is among eight in Nebraska, and will be used to fund programs including two that kicked off this summer, No Child Left on the ...

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Big Indian Lake Opens For Boaters Near Odell

Big Indian Lake near Odell has reopened for boaters. A project to remove sediment and update facilities closed the lake as it was drained three years ago. A grand opening is officially planned for August 24, which will be held along with the annual Jakes Day, an event emphasizing youth safety with firearms. A number of outdoor activities are planned ...

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Hazardous Occupations Safety Trainings for youth coming in May

River Valley Extension will be conducting two district wide Hazardous Occupations Safety Training’s in Agriculture, tractor and machinery safety,for youth, ages 14-15, in May. The first training will be Saturday May 11 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the 4-H Building in Belleville and the second one will be Saturday May 18  from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the ...

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