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Court Report

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A NORTON MAN WILL HAVE A FIRST APPEARANCE AND ARRAIGNMENT TOMORROW IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  BRAD ANDERSON HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF FAILURE TO ATTEND A FIRE, A CLASS C MISDEMEANOR. THAT CHARGE IS IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED MAY 11TH INCIDENT AT THE PRAIRIE DOG STATE PARK.  ANDERSON WILL APPEAR IN COURT TOMORROW MORNING AT NINE, ... Read More »

KHP Accident

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THE KANSAS HIGHWAY PATROL INVESTIGATED A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT THURSDAY IN PHILLIPSBURG.  A 2005 PONTIAC, DRIVEN BY ALFRED HENKE OF COLORADO SPRINGS WAS EASTBOUND ON HIGHWAY 36.  A 1996 DODGE CARAVAN, DRIVEN BY RHONDA GIBSON OF KIRWIN WAS ALSO EASTBOUND AND SLOWED TO MAKE A LEFT TURN ONTO SIXTH STREET.  THE CARAVAN WAS STRUCK FROM BEHIND BY THE PONTIAC.  BOTH ... Read More »

KDOT Regional Meetings

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THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (KDOT) HAS SCHEDULED EIGHT REGIONAL MEETINGS TO UPDATE KANSANS ON T-WORKS PROJECTS IN THEIR AREAS AND GATHER INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC ON HOW STATE TRANSPORTATION DOLLARS ARE BEING INVESTED. T-WORKS IS A $7.8 BILLION 10-YEAR TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM PASSED BY THE KANSAS LEGISLATURE IN MAY 2010. LEADING UP TO THE PASSAGE OF T-WORKS, THOUSANDS OF KANSANS ... Read More »

Norton County Commissioners Minutes

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THE RESIGNATION OF A SUPERVISOR AND THE INTRODUCTION TO NEW EMPLOYEES WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THEIR MEETING LAST MONDAY.  SOLID WASTE SUPERVISOR CURT ARCHIBALD GAVE HIS RESIGNATION TO THE COMMISSIONERS EFFECTIVELY LAST MONDAY.  KIRK FOLEY WILL ASSUME THOSE DUTIES UNTIL OCTOBER FOURTH.  THE COMMISSION ALSO MET WITH KEITH VAN SKIKE FROM THE TWIN CREEKS EXTENSION DISTRICT. ... Read More »

Court Report

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A NORTON WOMAN WILL APPEAR FOR A PRELIMINARY HEARING TUESDAY AFTERNOON IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  LAURAL MASSINE WAS CHARGED WITH BURGLARY A LEVEL SEVEN NON PERSON FELONY AND THEFT, A CLASS A NON PERSON MISDEMEANOR.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH ALLEGED INCIDENTS BETWEEN NOVEMBER THIRD AND 13TH OF 2010, ACCORDING TO MAGISTRATE JUDGE DEBRA ANDERSON.  MASSINE MADE HER ... Read More »

Minority Farmers

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THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE’S FARM SERVICE AGENCY INVITES MINORITY FARMERS AND RANCHERS IN NORTON COUNTY AND ACROSS THE NATION TO VOLUNTARILY JOIN THE USDA MINORITY FARM REGISTER TO RECEIVE INFORMATION AND OPPORTUNITIES FROM USDA AGENCIES. BY JOINING THE REGISTER, MINORITY PRODUCERS MAY RECEIVE OUTREACH MATERIALS, NEWSLETTERS, AND PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM USDA AGENCIES. THEY MAY ALSO RECEIVE INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE ... Read More »

Hoxie Accident

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A HOXIE MAN WAS INJURED IN A ONE VEHICLE ACCIDENT TUESDAY MORNING NORTH OF HOXIE.  A 2005 CHEVY PICK-UP, DRIVEN BY JOHN WALKER OF HOXIE WAS NORTHBOUND ON K-23 HIGHWAY.  THE VEHICLE WENT OFF THE ROAD ON THE EAST SIDE.  WALKER OVERCORRECTED, AND THE PICK-UP ROLLED ONTO THE WEST SIDE OF THE ROAD.  THE PICK-UP CAME TO REST ON ITS ... Read More »

Court Report

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A LOGAN MAN WILL BE ARRAIGNED NEXT WEEK FOR A WORTHLESS CHECK CHARGE IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  DANIEL DICKESON WAS CHARGED WITH GIVING A WORTHLESS CHECK IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED NOVEMBER 29TH, 2008 INCIDENT.  HE MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE SEPTEMBER 11TH AND WILL BE ARRAIGNED NEXT THURSDAY AT NINE, ACCORDING TO NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE JUDGE DEBRA ANDERSON. Read More »

Strategic Planning Session

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THE NORTON TRAVEL AND TOURISM COMMITTEE WILL HOLD A STRATEGIC PLANNING MEETING TONIGHT.  THE PURPOSE OF THIS MEETING IS TO SET GOALS AND OBJECTIVES FOR THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM IN NORTON COUNTY. THE MEETING WILL BE FACILITATED BY PROFESSIONALS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE. IF YOU OR YOUR ORGANIZATION IS DIRECTLY IN OR IS AFFECTED BY THE TOURISM ... Read More »

Norton City Council Notes

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THE ORDINANCE TO VACATE A PART OF A STREET AND THE CHANGES TO THE BUILDING PERMITS ORDINANCE WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNCIL LAST NIGHT.  CITY ATTORNEY KAREN GRIFFITHS PRESENTED A VACATION ORDINANCE TO VACATE A PORTION OF VALLEY DRIVE AND REVERT THE LAND BACK TO THE LANDOWNERS.  THIS IS JUST NORTH OF JON BOXLER’S HOME.  THE LAND WILL ... Read More »

Library Happenings

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THE COMING OF FALL WILL BE CELEBRATED THIS WEEK AT THE NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY.  DURING STORY TIME TOMORROW (TODAY), THE LIBRARY STAFF WILL BE SHARING BOOKS, SONGS, GAMES AND CRAFTS ABOUT FALL LEAVES.  THE MONDAY AT THE MOVIES RETURNS MONDAY WITH THE SHOWING OF “HIDDEN PLACES” BASED ON THE BOOK BY LYNN AUSTIN.  THE MOVIE WILL START AT 1:30 AND ... Read More »

Court Report

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AN ALMENA WOMAN WILL HAVE A TRIAL TO THE BENCH NEXT MONTH IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  CHARISSA SIMONEAU WAS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF UNLAWFUL HOSTING OF MINORS, A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR AND FURNISHING ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR TO A MINOR, A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED JUNE 23RD INCIDENT.  SIMONEAU MADE HER FIRST APPEARANCE ... Read More »

Norton City Council Notes

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THE ORDINANCE FOR A VACATION OF A CITY STREET AND THE CHANGE IN THE BUILDING PERMITS WILL BE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNCIL TONIGHT.  THE COUNCIL WILL CONSIDER THE ORDINANCE TO VACATE A PORTION OF VALLEY DRIVE AS DISCUSSED DURING THE LAST MEETING. THE COUNCIL WILL CONSIDER THE SECOND READING OF THE ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUILDING PERMITS RELATING TO ... Read More »

Hospital Board Agenda

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THE RETIREMENT OF A PHYSICIAN AND THE PROGRESS OF THE MEDICAL RECORDS WILL BE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY HOSPITAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES TOMORROW NIGHT . THE BOARD WILL ADDRESS THE RETIREMENT OF SURGEON DOCTOR BEN SILAN.  THEY WILL ALSO RECEIVE THE PROGRESS REPORT ON THE CHANGE OVER TO THE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS.  A PROPOSAL WILL BE PRESENTED FOR A ... Read More »

Blood Drive

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SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH, A TIME FOR AMERICANS TO PREPARE FOR DISASTERS OF ALL TYPES, INCLUDING PERSONAL ONES THAT REQUIRE BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS. BY GIVING BLOOD THROUGH THE AMERICAN RED CROSS, ELIGIBLE DONORS CAN ENSURE BLOOD IS READY AND AVAILABLE WHEN ANY DISASTER STRIKES.  CURRENTLY, ELIGIBLE DONORS OF ALL BLOOD TYPES ARE NEEDED FOR THE RED CROSS TO READILY MEET ... Read More »