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  1. Sand Springs bridge will need major repairRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Dickinson County Administrator Brad Homman told county commissioners on Thursday that the decking on the bridge is continuing to deteriorate. "You can see layering on the top layer and the concrete on the bridge itself below the deck level and it's breaking loose in that lower concrete," Homman said.


  2. Econ. Dev. Corporation looking for new directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    The DKEDC and Morando were in negotiations regarding his contract renewal in July, but were unable to come to an agreement on the contract terms, she stated in an email. The corporation formed in 2015 with the goal of promoting economic development throughout Dickinson County.


  3. News in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    The William Coup annual family reunion has been set for 11:30 a.m. Sunday, June 25, in the Abilene Parks and Rec Center, 1020 NW Eighth St. It will be a potluck meal with meat, drinks and table service furnished. Dickinson County Resolution 032416 states that fireworks may be used within the unincorporated area of Dickinson County with a permit issued through the County Clerk's office.


  4. Woodbine man bound over for trial; Herington man suffers 31-41 knife cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    A Herington man took off his shirt in Dickinson County District Court Friday - at the request of County Attorney Andrea Purvis - to reveal multiple stab wounds on his chest that he says were sustained from a knife attack this past February in Woodbine.


  5. Sales tax revenue on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    "Our sales tax is up quite a bit. It's not quite as high as our highest month, which reflected the Christmas season," County Administrator Brad Homman told commissioners during their regular meeting Thursday.


  6. Ellen Frances GranzowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Ellen F. Granzow, 54, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017, due to an automobile accident. She was born Dec. 9, 1962, to Archie and Elizabeth Scheffel in Stockton, Calif.


  7. It's all in the familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 6 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Three cousins that have local ties all competed in state track meet recently in Wichita. Jessyka Barten from Hope ran the 1600m and 3200m in Class 1A.


  8. Candidates file at - last moment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    People may have waited until the final week, but when they decided to act, many turned out to file for open positions on area city council/commission and school boards. Twenty-four candidates filed at the Dickinson County Clerk's office between Tuesday and the filing deadline of noon Thursday; 10 of those filed between 8 a.m. and noon Thursday.


  9. Requests for money total $143.5KRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Representatives from the Dickinson County Historical Society, Tri-County Fair, Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging and the Juvenile Detention Center requested a proposed total of more than $143,564 from Dickinson County commissioners for the 2018 budget during their May 18 work session. Dickinson County Historical Society Director Michael Hook detailed the progress Heritage Center curators are making.


  10. Hope, Herington and Solomon qualify for state track meetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Hope High School and Solomon High School qualified athletes for the 2017 Kansas state high school track meet beginning Friday in Wichita. The Hope Lions are sending Holly Brockmeier in shot put and Jessyka Barten in 1600M and 3200M to the state meet.


  11. Extension office helping with senior servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    The services offered through the Extension office are similar to what was offered in the past through the Taskforce on Aging and the Department on Aging to help seniors get in touch with resources for Medicare assistance and other services. But, due to "dwindling senior traffic" and technological innovations, the agencies were closed about a year ago and services were referred to Home Health and Hospice.


  12. Charles HansenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Charles Hansen, 62, died Friday, May 5, 2017, in Salina. He was born June 10, 1954, in Herington, the son of Ed and Yvonne Hansen.


  13. Shirley PierceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Shirley Mae Pierce, 89, of Wichita, died Monday, April 10, 2017, at the Family Health & Rehabilitation Center in Wichita. She was born Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at the Sunset Hill Cemetery with the Rev.


  14. County OKs expenditures, abatements; Myers disappointed with public responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    "I was expecting a little bit more response from patrons on the justice center since I put that out there that I was willing to listen," County Commission Laverne Myers said during Thursday's regular commission meeting at the courthouse. "I am still waiting for anybody that wants to give us a direction on that."


  15. KDOT helps fund local airport projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Twenty-six airports, including those in Abilene and Herington, have been selected for Kansas Airport Improvement Program funding to repair or improve facilities and enhance air ambulance access. The projects selected for this Kansas Department of Transportation program will receive a combined total of just over $4 million in fiscal year 2018.


  16. Middle school suicides double in seven yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Ninteen percent of students 15 years old or younger who were surveyed considered attempting suicide in the last 12 months; 12.5% of those surveyed report making a plan about how they would attempt suicide in the last 12 months; Almost 11% of 10th graders surveyed reported making a suicide attempt in the last 12 months. The Center for Disease Control reports the number of middle school children ending their life by suicide doubled from 2007 to 2014 and now exceeds the number of middle school children who die annually in auto accidents.


  17. Petition calls for Justice Center voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    A petition with 1,078 signatures was turned into the Dickinson County Clerk's office Wednesday morning seeking to bring the question of whether or not to build a Justice Center to a vote. County Clerk/Election Officer Barb Jones said her staff began checking the names on the petition after it was turned in Wednesday morning.


  18. Commissioners move tourism funds to local useRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Cities in Dickinson County that have festivals and events geared to bringing in people from other areas can apply for tourism funding from Dickinson County. Commissioner Craig Chamberlin said the county had budgeted $12,500 this year for tourism, with much of that money slated for the annual Kansas Sampler Festival.


  19. Crime StoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Sometime between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, a residence located on South A Street in Herington was burglarized. The suspect forcibly entered the residence and removed a Ruger .22 pistol, two Mag-Lite flashlights, a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun, a Stevens 20-gauge shotgun, two gold rings and other items.


  20. Debbie A. (Cook) DutroRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    She was born in Herington on Aug. 18, 1953, the daughter of Wayne and Dorothy Cook. Debbie graduated from Hope High School and attended Kansas State University.


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