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Washington Woman Charged With Trafficking Contraband In Norton County

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A Washington, Kansas woman will appear at the July motion day in Norton County District Court. Jennifer Layman has been charged with three counts of trafficking contraband into a correctional facility in connection with an alleged April 14th incident.  Those charges are level five and six non-person felonies.  Layman made her first appearance May 5th. During her preliminary hearing, she ... Read More »

Norton County Commissioners minutes

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THE MOWING OF THE MOUNT CALVARY CEMETERY AND A FUNDING REQUEST WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THEIR MONTH END MEETING LAST WEEK.   KENNETH REIMANN, A RURAL DENSMORE RESIDENT DISCUSSED A LETTER HE RECEIVED ON THE MOWING OF THE MOUNT CALVARY CEMETERY IN THE WEST UNION TOWNSHIP.  THE SOLOMON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES HAVE SENT A LETTER TO FAMILY MEMBERS ... Read More »

Escapee caught

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  Kansas officials, working in conjunction with Missouri authorities, confirmed apprehension of escapee Christopher John Anderson as of 6:15 a.m. June 7, 2011.Through the assistance of the City of Butler, Missouri Police Department and the Missouri State Patrol, the Bates County, Missouri Sheriff’s Department advised Kansas Department of Corrections officials on June 6, 2011 that they had positively identified escapee ... Read More »

T-Works announcements

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More than 180 people were in Dodge City yesterday to hear Governor Brownback and Secretary Deb Miller announced the T-WORKS modernization and expansion projects for western Kansas.  You can view those projects here: www.ksdot.org/t-works    Dodge City Highlights: Participants were greeted by the Marshall and Miss Kitty and a few desperadoes that looked like trouble though no gunfights broke out; instead we ... Read More »

Court report

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AN ALMENA MAN WILL HAVE A JURY TRIAL IN OCTOBER IN NORTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.  SHANE LENTZ HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE.  THAT CHARGE IS IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED FEBRUARY 9TH INCIDENT.  AT HIS ARRAIGNMENT LENTZ STOOD MUTE.  A NOT GUILTY PLEA WAS ENTERED FOR HIM.  HIS JURY TRIAL IS ... Read More »

Scholarships Awarded

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THE S.T. AND MABLE NUTTYCOMB CHARITABLE TRUSTEES ANNOUNCE THE SELECTION OF SCHOLARSHIP AWARDEES FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR BEGINNING IN AUGUST.  RECEIVING THREE THOUSAND DOLLAR SCHOLARSHIPS ARE SPENCER SHIRK OF NORTON AND MARK PAKKEBIER OF LOGAN.  TWO THOUSAND DOLLAR SCHOLARSHIPS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO DUSTYNA SPRIGG AND DAKOTA DREHER OF NORTON, BETHANY BADGER AND MEGAN SUCHSLAND OF PHILLIPSBURG AS WELL AS BRADY ... Read More »

Doctors on Call

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  Venous Insuffiencey  is the topic for this week’s program in the sixth season of Doctors on Call on Smoky Hills Public Television.  Doctor David Hendrick, Director of Salina Surgical Arts Center and Registered Nurse Shawna Moresco, both from Heartland Cosmetic Surgery and The Vein Clinic in Salina will answer questions about vein health in this live viewer call-in program.  The ... Read More »

Joplin Missouri Pictures

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Link for pictures from McRae and the donations from Norton to Joplin Missouri can be found by typing journeyn2america in the search portion of Facebook. Read More »

Joplin Missouri Updated Donation List

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DROPOFF AT NEX-TECH(downtown Norton, KS) until noon Friday by W F McRae Huszagh Please remember that these children have nothing and are living in “shelter type” environments with little or no personal space or storage , therefor items must be easily stored in a small compact area and not interfere with the community as a whole,  (gymnasium , churches, etc) New/Unwrapped ... Read More »

Joplin Missouri Donations

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Donations are being sought for the victims of the Joplin Missouri tornado.  There will be a trailer load of items being taken to Joplin on Friday.  They are focusing on stuff for kids, toys and clothes can be used, but make sure they are clean and in good shape.  They are also taking cases of bottled water, Capri sun, juice ... Read More »

Court Report

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An Almena man will be spending time with the Department of Corrections for charges in Norton County District Court.  Brian Spooner has been charged with one count of felony theft, in connection with an alleged February 28th incident in which a vehicle belonging to William Alexander was taken from Almena.    Spooner pled guilty. He was also sentenced for three worthless checks.  ... Read More »

Northwest Tech recognized

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In its first step to identify the nation’s best community colleges and award $1 million in prize money, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today ranked Northwest Kansas Technical College as one of the nation’s 120 best community colleges.  Northwest Tech will now face the challenge to compete for the Prize funds (to be announced in December 2011) by insisting on ... Read More »

Allen’s new job

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ALLEN NEWS  5/20/11  DW  A NORTON COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE HAS RETURNED TO THE WORLD OF MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL.  JOHN ALLEN HAS BEEN SELECTED AS THE ASSISTANT TO THE MONITOR OF THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS TOM SCHIEFFER.  ALLEN, THE FORMER CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF THE CINCINNATI REDS WILL HELP WITH THE OVERSIGHT OF THE DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS, BUSINESS AND FINANCES OF ... Read More »

Red Cross Blood Mobile

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EVERY TWO SECONDS, SOMEONE IN AMERICA NEEDS BLOOD.  THE SUMMER BLOOD SUPPLY IS OFTEN AT CRITICALLY LOW LEVELS, WHICH COULD PUT HOSPITAL PATIENTS’ LIVES IN JEOPARDY.  EVERY DAY, 500 BLOOD DONORS ARE NEEDED IN KANSAS AND NORTHERN OKLAHOMA FOR HOSPITAL PATIENTS.  IMAGINE WHAT A DISASTER IT WOULD BE TO HAVE NOT BLOOD ON HOSPITAL SHELVES FOR THOSE IN NEED.  YOU ... Read More »

High School Site Council

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The Norton Community High School Site Council is seeking nominations for positions becoming vacant at the end of the school year.  The positions becoming vacant are for one parent representative and one business representative to serve during the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years.  These positions may be one or two years to help balance the site council terms.  The parenting ... Read More »