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Seward County Sherriff’s Office Makes Arrests

On the night of July 12th, the Seward County Sheriff’s Office along with Kansas Highway Patrol, and the Liberal Police Department assisted the Morton County Sheriff’s Office with a high-speed chase which began in Morton County. A successful deployment of stop sticks caused the fleeing vehicle to lose air in two tires, but continued at a speed of approximately 90 mph. The vehicle eventually drove off the roadway into a corn field near the intersection RD 7 and RD K in Seward County. After about a six-hour man hunt in the corn field all 3 occupants of the vehicle were apprehended.
SEWARD COUNTY, KS
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Deputies assist in high speed chase, drug seizure

This week, the Seward County Sheriff’s office assisted with a high speed chase which resulted in the apprehension of three individuals, and deputies also conducted a drug investigation leading to the seizing of 10 pounds of suspected methamphetamine. The chase began Tuesday night in Morton County, and the Seward...
SEWARD COUNTY, KS
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SHIRLEY KETCHUM

ELKHART – Shirley Ketchum, 87, died Monday, June 13, 2022, at Pioneer Manor in Hugoton. She was born May 29, 1935 to William and Zelma (Barber) Rust. She married A.C. (Charles) Davis on May 1, 1953. She married J.L. Ketchum Jan. 23, 1982. He preceded her in death. She...
ELKHART, KS
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Haboob rolls over southwest Kansas

MORTON COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) — A community in southwest Kansas got to experience something that is usually associated with deserts and the American southwest — a haboob. Haboobs are giant dust storms. The National Weather Service said haboobs occur due to thunderstorm outflow winds. The strong winds pick up and carry dust, reducing visibility. On […]
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Hugoton Police Make a Drug Arrest

On April 5th, officers of the Hugoton Police Department, Morton County Sheriffs Department K-9 unit and the Kansas Highway Patrol executed a search warrant at 708 S. Harrison in Hugoton after a month long investigation. During the Search Warrant, 1.1 ounces of methamphetamine, a digital scale, and paraphernalia were seized. A warrant was obtained for the occupant of the residence. Lance Parker,47, of Hugoton was arrested in Tyrone on April 12th.
HUGOTON, KS
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Stolen Vehicles from Morton County Recovered in Baca County CO

On December 10th, 2021 Morton County Sheriff’s Office took reports for two vehicles stolen from individuals in Elkhart, Kansas. The vehicles were taken between the dates of Thursday December 9th and Friday December 10th. Bolos were sent out to surrounding counties and surrounding States for the stolen vehicles. On...
MORTON COUNTY, KS