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Waterloo Police searching for missing person ends, found safe

WATERLOO, Iowa (KCRG) - Waterloo Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person from Abilene, Kansas. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office has learned that Makayla Robertson is possibly in the Waterloo area. Robertson was last seen on July 17th, 2022. She told her mother...
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Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

Team derby highlights Sunday CKFF Demolition Derby

The opening night of the Central Kansas Free Fair featured the Team Competition, in which ten teams competed for the $4000 first place prize money. Nebraska drivers, Shad Turner, and Josh Turner, outlasted Justin Klein, and Adam Klein in the feature event to finish as first place champions. The 24...
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Victim’s Note Tips Off Authorities for Help

A quick note from a woman asking for help during a stop at a convenience store leads to the arrest of a Gypsum man. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan tells KSAL News that 46-year-old T.J. Meadows was taken into custody by Kansas State Troopers on Friday evening near Park City after his 35-year-old girlfriend scratched out a note for help – and handed it to an employee at the Casey’s General Store in Canton.
Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

Abilene woman demonstrates resilience, advocacy and diversity through national competition

Byron Center, MI – The 51th annual Ms. Wheelchair America National Competition will be held in Grand Rapids, MI from August 13 – 21, 2022 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. Throughout the week women, representing states across the country, will be judged based on their ability to make a difference for the more than 56 million Americans living with disabilities. The competition will culminate with a Crowning Gala on August 20, 2022 where Ms. Wheelchair America 2023 will be crowned.

Requested charges for Gypsum man include kidnapping, agg. battery

GYPSUM - A Gypsum man was arrested on multiple requested charges, including kidnapping and aggravated battery after an incident Friday afternoon that ended in Park City. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan said this morning that Theodore Clovis Meadows, Jr., 46, of Gypsum, and a 35-year-old rural Saline County woman were at Meadows' residence in Gypsum Friday afternoon when Meadows said he wanted to go to Wichita. The woman said she didn't want to go, so Meadows allegedly told her that they should go to the pop machine in downtown Gypsum to get something to drink and discuss the trip. The woman agreed, but Meadows didn't stop his 2005 Ford F150 in downtown Gypsum and instead headed south to Canton.

Age of Eisenhower: America, world in 1950s

ABILENE - The next Evenings at Ease virtual program from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library will look at the The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s. The program is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday and will feature guest speaker Will Hitchcock. This program will be...

Abilene Top Rodeo Cowboys

When Hardy Braden comes to Abilene, he likes to see his friends. But it’s nice to win a check, too. And that’s what the Oklahoma cowboy did this week at the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo. He scored 84.5 points on the Andrews Rodeo horse Capone to win first...

City Commission approval renewal of street maintenance sales tax and vote no on proposed Abilene Library mill levy cap

The Abilene City Commission met for a regular meeting yesterday afternoon. The commission voted on five items, approving four and disapproving one. First, the commission approved an ordinance amending city code pertaining to the code of procedure for city meetings. Marsh said city staff wanted to update the code, which is chapter 1 section 110 to match the code created and recommended by the League of Kansas Municipalities. The city’s code of procedure currently mirrors the league’s first edition from 2004. The league’s most recent edition is the fourth, created in 2017. The ordinance will be available on the city’s website.

Wilbur Dean Beemer

Wilbur Dean Beemer, formerly of Carlton KS passed away July 28, 2022 in Tucson AZ. Wilbur was born September 29, 1929, to Lottie and Leslie Beemer. After graduating from Chapman High School, he began farming and later went in to heavy equipment work where he built ponds (his favorite, and often quite creative), terraces and waterways. On August 8, 1948 he married Lola Marie Meyer. They raised two children, a son Von and daughter Barbara.

Criminal Threats

A threat made on social media leads to the arrest of an 18-year-old Salina man. Patrol Captain David Villanueva tells KSAL News that Joseph T. Moran was taken into custody on Saturday after police were notified of a threat Moran had made against a 43-year-old man in the 600 block of Gypsum.