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Airbags, seatbelts help prevent injury in Wednesday wreck

RENO COUNTY — A driver was cited after an accident at Smoots Creek and Haven Road Wednesday evening. According to the Reno County Sheriff's Office, Wanda Day along with passenger Karen Zoglman were west bound on Smoots Creek in her 2014 black Ford Edge while Cody Hammer was south bound in his 2010 black Ford F150.
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OPINION: Reno County Commissioner Makes Case for the Vaccine

Below is my vaccination card. If you look closely, I just got my first dose Wednesday of last week. Prior to my vaccination, like many, I had reservations about the vaccine - nothing specific, it just didn't seem worth it. I had Covid-19 last year and generally felt my risk was low. Those are similar reasons I’ve heard from other people that have chosen not to get the vaccine.
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No mask mandate for the state's largest school district

SEDGWICK COUNTY—A growing number of Kansas public school districts are imposing mask mandates because of the more contagious COVID-19 delta variant. The state's largest school district is not calling for a mask mandate to start the school year but recommends teachers and students wear them. On Wednesday, USD 259-Wichita shared...
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Hearing in civil case set for Friday

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A Hutchinson man sentenced to at least 48 years in prison on a first-degree murder charge will be back in a Reno County courtroom Friday. Charles Christopher Logsdon has filed a civil motion, citing ineffective counsel. Logsdon was convicted of intentional first-degree murder in the shooting death...

No-cost vaccine vouchers for pets offered at COVID-19 clinic on August 14

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Sedgwick County Health Department is partnering with Sedgwick County Animal Response Team (SCART) and area veterinarian (vet) clinics to offer a no-cost vaccine voucher for pets. Individuals who receive a no-cost COVID-19 vaccine at the “Vaccine Jabs & Tail Wags” clinic from 11 a.m. to...

Two “Rudy Love” Days Commemorated the Singer’s Life and Legacy

During a special Wichita screening of “This Is Love,” a documentary about Wichita musician Rudy Love, Sedgwick County and the State of Kansas honored Rudy with a proclamation declaring it Rudy Love Day. Surrounded by adoring fans and many talented Love family members, everyone was excited as he accepted the honors.

Man sentenced to five years for crash that killed woman

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A 37-year-old Wichita man has been sentenced to five years in prison for a drunken driving crash that killed a woman and injured two others. Jeremey Crowder pleaded guilty in May to involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence and two counts of aggravated battery. The...
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Deming: The price is right

Recently, we've been spotlighting local assets that don't receive the positive publicity they deserve, and today we turn to the Fair Price Clothing Store, a product of Hutchinson Community Ministries, which consists of eight Reno County United Methodist Churches. Don't be surprised if you haven't heard of it since many...
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Hutchinson man to be resentenced in murder case

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A Hutchinson man convicted of reckless second-degree murder in 2018 will be back in a Reno County courtroom Friday for resentencing. Tristan Delaney entered a plea to a second-degree murder charge after originally being charged with felony murder for the killing of Norman Cushinberry. He was sentenced to four years in prison. The state appealed the sentence and the Kansas Court of Appeals remanded the case back to district court for resentencing.
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Building You: Sedgwick County 911 hiring 26 call takers

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Sedgwick County Emergency Communications is hiring for more than two dozen full-time call taker positions. “I am fully confident of the team we have right now, that they can get that mission done, but they need help. They need support. We have usually less than 20 people in the room fielding calls for all Sedgwick County,” said Luke Blankenship, support services major for the Sedgwick County Department of Emergency Communications.
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Some Kansans have more time to catch up on rent with CDC's new eviction moratorium

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Wichita resident Tammy Toney lost her job during the pandemic, and it's been nothing but an uphill battle since. "There's no easy answer… Put a smile on my face for both of my kids so that they don't fully understand what kind of situation we're really in," said Toney. "It's literally just a day-to-day thing, you know, kind of being stressed out every day. Every moment thinking, okay, is today the day? Watching the news, are they going to extend the eviction, are they not?"
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Woman sentenced in fatal shooting at south Wichita gambling operation

A 47-year-old Haysville woman who fatally shot an erstwhile boyfriend in 2019 at the illegal gambling space she operated in south Wichita was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 10 years in prison, officials said. Stacey Jeanie Peters pleaded guilty in June to second-degree murder and commercial gambling in the case that...