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Topeka Woman Arrested For Murder Of Topeka Man In Chanute

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation, with the assistance of the Chanute Police Department, the Neosho County Sheriff’s Office, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, the Neosho County Attorney’s Office, the Kansas Highway Patrol, and the US Marshals, have arrested a woman connected to the death of Blake Pearson.
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Coffey County sheriff pleased with passage of $20 million law enforcement center

It’s safe to say Coffey County Sheriff Tom Johnson is relieved voters approved plans for a new law enforcement complex in Burlington this week. Nearly 60 percent of voters gave their blessing to the $20 million center. Johnson was pleased to see that support and also the support of the Coffey County Commission, County Attorney and other county departments. He says the current complex, which has the sheriff’s office, dispatch center and jail all connected to the courthouse, has outlived its useful period.

CPL - Summer Reading Swim Party

Celebrate the end of another successful summer reading program with a swim party! This is only for those who finished the summer reading program. Children 10 years and younger need to be accompanied by an adult 18 years and older. IF YOUR CHILD DID NOT COMPLETE THE PROGRAM, THEY WILL NOT BE ADMITTED.

New Uniontown High School Teachers: Morgan Egidy and Breanna Taylor

Morgan Egidy, 24, is a new instrumental/vocal teacher at Uniontown Junior/Senior High School. She earned a bachelor degree in music education from Kansas State University and taught one year preciously at Council Grove Jr/Sr High School. “I also have judged music for 4-H Club days in multiple counties across Kansas...

Master Gardener Training Offered This Fall

Kansas State University’s Extension Master Gardener program will be offered this fall. Applications are being accepted until August 10th. The training class will begin September 1st and run through December 15th. Classes will be a combination of on-line and in-person sessions held on Thursday afternoon’s from 1-4 pm. The in-person classes will be held at the Extension office in Iola. The Master Gardener training consists of 50 hours of instruction in all aspects of horticulture. Instructors include state specialists from Kansas State University. Once certified as an Extension Master Gardener, participants are asked to donate time in their community to help others learn more about gardening and horticulture.

Agenda for Uniontown City Council on August 9

CALL TO ORDER AT ________ by _____________________________. ___ Jess Ervin ___ Danea Esslinger ___ Josh Hartman ___ Amber Kelly ___ Bradley Stewart. 2022 Audit presentation, Amanda Lancaster, Diehl, Banwart, Bolton – Ruritan Bathroom Project, Skeet George – CITIZENS REQUESTS. FINANCIAL REPORT. Charlene Bolinger – Financial reports. APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA.

U.S. Marshals Task Force arrests homicide suspect near Iola

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The U.S. Marshals Kansas Fugitive Apprehension Task Force, in coordination with the Kansas Highway Patrol and the Chanute Police Department, arrested 41-year-old Nicole Ann Kern, who was wanted for a homicide and attempted homicide near Chanute. The arrest happened just east of Iola. Kern is also...

Ramirez Romps At Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, Kan. — The Summit USMTS National Championship presented by RacinDirt hauled around the Humboldt Speedway Friday and Dereck Ramirez left ‘The Hummer’ as champion of the 16th annual USMTS Summer Fling. Hosting the 59th USMTS main event at the Humboldt, Kan., bullring, a couple early-race yellow...

U.S. Marshal apprehend Kansas woman wanted for murder

NEOSHO COUNTY (KSNT) – The Marshals Kansas Fugitive Apprehension Task Force has apprehended a woman they believe is responsible for a homicide. Nicole Rae Ann Kern, 41, was arrested just east of Iola. She was wanted for According to a press release from the Marshal’s office, investigators found Kern near a campground. Marshals said Kern […]