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Court Report

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AN ALMENA WOMAN PLED GUILTY TO ONE OF FOUR CHARGES FILED AGAIN HER IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  IANNY TOWERY HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH FAILURE TO STOP AT A STOP SIGN, NO PROOF OF INSURANCE A TAG NOT ASSIGNED TO THE VEHICLE, AND DRIVING WHILE REVOKED.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED JANUARY 10TH INCIDENT.  IN A PLEA ... Read More »

Retirement Reception

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WITH MANY YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE NORTON SCHOOL DISTRICT, THOSE TEACHERS AND STAFF MEMBERS RETIRING THIS YEAR WILL BE HONORED WITH A RECEPTION COMING UP TUESDAY MAY 22ND.  THE RECEPTION WILL BE AT 1:30 AT THE EAST CAMPUS AUDITORIUM.  THOSE RETIRING INCLUDE ALICE EVANS, DANA MADDEN, LIDA SHARP, BELINDA THALHEIM AND DAVID WILL.  RETIRING FROM THE SPECIAL EDUCATION COOPERATIVE ... Read More »

Norton County Commissioners Agenda

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THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL HAVE THEIR REGULAR MEETING MONDAY.  ON THE AGENDA WILL BE  NORTON COUNTY APPRAISER ALAN HALE FROM 9 TILL 10:30.  SOLID WASTE SUPERVISOR CURT ARCHIBALD PRESENTS HIS REPORT AT 10:30.  STUART PORTER FROM SCHWAB EATON WILL MEET WITH THE COMMISSION AT 11:00.  MARK DETTER WITH DEWAAY FINANCIAL HAS SET AN 11:30 APPOINTMENT.  THERE MAY BE REPORTS ... Read More »

Norton County Commissioners Notes

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THE BURN BAN FOR THE COUNTY AND THE AGREEMENT TO ASSIST WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THEIR MEETING MONDAY.  THE COMMISSIONERS VOTED TO REMOVE THE BURN BAN FOR THE COUNTY, BUT ARE ASKING THAT IF ANY BURNS ARE SCHEDULED, LET THE FIRE CHIEFS KNOW BEFOREHAND.  JUSTINA SMITH FROM THE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PRESENTED AN AGREEMENT TO ASSIST DURING ... Read More »

Court Report

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A NORTON MAN WAS CHARGED WITH TWO DRUG RELATED CHARGES IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  DEVON HUSTED WAS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT EACH OF POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, BOTH CLASS A MISDEMEANORS.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED MARCH 11TH INCIDENT.  HUSTED MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE APRIL 17TH.  HIS ARRAIGNMENT IS SET FOR MONDAY (TODAY) AT ... Read More »

Memorial Work Night

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THE VETERANS MEMORIAL COMMITTEE WILL BE HAVING A WORK NIGHT TONIGHT.  THEY ARE ASKING FOR ANYONE WITH A SHOVEL AND THE DESIRE TO HELP TO COME TO THE MEMORIAL PARK ACROSS FROM PAMIDA TONIGHT.  THEY WILL BE LANDSCAPING THE MEMORIAL IN PREPARATION FOR THE DEDICATION ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.  SOD NEEDS TO BE REMOVED, TREES PLANTED AND MULCH PUT DOWN ... Read More »

Forensics Team to Compete in State Competition

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On Saturday, May 5, the NCHS Forensics team will travel to Wichita East High School to compete in the Class 3A State Forensics Championships. NCHS students competing are as follows:Seniors: Eric Becker, Alyssa Boser, Rhees Carlson, Kurt Douglas, Maria... Read More »

State Journalism to Compete

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The following students will be competing on Friday, May 4 in the KSPA State Journalism contest:Seniors: Casey Temmel, Kellie Whittenburg, Thea Grizzle, Erin Terrell, Caren ThomsonJunior: Rachel SlipkeSophomores: Bailey Ambrosier, Makayla Cadwalader, Br... Read More »

Track Team Continues Season at Oberlin

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On Tuesday, May 1, the NCHS Track Team traveled to Oberlin to compete in the Oberlin Inviational. In Team results, the Girls finished in 2nd place, while the Boys finished in 6th place overall.NCHS Results--Oberlin Invitational Track 2012 Read More »

Norton County Arts Council Future

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THE NORTON COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL HELD THEIR ANNUAL MEETING ON APRIL THIRD. THE FUTURE OF THE ARTS COUNCIL WAS DISCUSSED EXTENSIVELY. THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS DETERMINED THAT A PUBLIC MEETING WILL BE HELD TONIGHT AT SEVEN IN THE NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMUNITY ROOM TO GET INPUT AS TO WHETHER THE ARTS COUNCIL SHOULD CONTINUE. THE ARTS COUNCIL HAS BEEN ... Read More »

Norton City Council Notes

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THE ORDINANCE FORMING A PUBLIC BUILDING COMMISSION AND AN INVITATION WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNCIL LAST NIGHT.  THE COUNCIL HEARD THE FIRST READING OF THE ORDINANCE FORMING A PUBLIC BUILDING COMMISSION TO WORK WITH THE SWIMMING POOL ISSUE.  THIS COMMISSION WILL OVERSEE THE BONDS FOR THE POOL AND IF IN THE FUTURE, THE COUNCIL WANTS ANOTHER BOND ISSUE ... Read More »

Court Report

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A BEAVER CITY MAN HAS CHANGED HIS PLEA IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  TYLER LINNER OF BEAVER CITY WAS CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF CRIMINAL DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, ALL IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED MARCH 10TH, 2011 INCIDENT.  AT HIS ARRAIGNMENT HE PLED NOT GUILTY.  HE CHANGED HIS PLEA TO GUILTY OF ONE COUNT OF CRIMINAL DAMAGE, AND THE OTHER ... Read More »

Track Competes in Rescheduled Goldsmith Relays

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On Monday, April 30, the NCHS Track Team traveled to Wakeeney to compete in the Goldsmith Relays. This meet was rescheduled from the previous Friday. In Team Results, the Boys finished in 3rd place, while the Girls finished in 4th place.NCHS Results--G... Read More »

JV Track Competes at Hill City

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On April 23, the NCHS JV Track team traveled to Hill City to compete in the Hill City JV Track Meet. In Team results, the Boys finished in 5th place, while the Girls earned a 6th place team finish.NCHS Results--Hill City JV Track Meet 2012 Read More »

Court Report

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A NORTON MAN WAS SENTENCED FOR A BATTERY CHARGE IN NORTON MAGISTRATE COURT.  SAMUEL BATSON WAS CHARGED WITH BATTERY IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED APRIL 8TH INCIDENT.  THE CHARGE WAS DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE BY THE CITY PROSECUTOR FOR COURT COSTS.  THE CHARGE CAN BE REFILED IF BATSON CAUSES OR PARTICIPATES IN ANYMORE TROUBLE, ACCORDING TO MUNICIPAL JUDGE JERRY HAWKS.  HE ... Read More »