Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

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  1. 3 Things to Do for the Week of Oct. 19-25, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

    ... and stars Gene Wilder as Dr. Victor Frankenstein. At 7 p.m. Saturday, Plaza Cinema, in partnership with the Franklin County Historical Society, is hosting Nosferatu the Vampyre, a "silent film event." The night will feature a live musical score ...

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  2. Saturday storm puts down power lines, closes Forest ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | OttawaHerald.com

    A thunderstorm that rolled into Franklin County Saturday night caused damage to power lines in several places, including Forest Park, 320 N. Locust St., Ottawa.

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  3. 'I have a degree in people': 40-year server says Person of the Year was honor from communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | OttawaHerald.com

    Sawyer, who has been a server with Pizza Time, 208 S. Main St., Ottawa, for the last five years, was voted the 2017 Person of the Year during The Ottawa Herald's Best of Franklin County banquet Wednesday night.

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  4. County cancels study sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | OttawaHerald.com

    The commissioners' next regular meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in their chambers at the Franklin County Office Annex, 1418 S. Main St., Ottawa.

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  5. Wiseguys Construction of Ottawa Kansas wins best home builder awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | PR Log

    ... and restoration. WISEGUYS is proud to announce that it was voted the #1 residential contractor in Franklin County Kansas. WISEGUYS Construction has been providing quality residential construction services in the Ottawa and surrounding areas for over ...

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  6. Fall ritual: Immunizations combat diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 7 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... in 59 percent of seasons, the peak was in February or later (10), according to the website. Ransom said the Franklin County Health Department, 1418 S. Main St., Suite 1, is ready to accommodate residents for the immunization season. "It has been ...

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  7. 3 Things to Do for the Week of Oct. 5-11, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... a bowl, taste test a variety of chili starting 11 a.m. Saturday at Bishop's Brew, 120 E. Dundee St., Ottawa. Franklin County Independent Bikers are hosting a chili cookoff to raise funds for their annual kids Halloween party, an event that is free ...

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  8. Scratch-off lottery ticket scores Ottawa woman $50KRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 30 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... a winner. After she told her son the good news, he told her "the ticket was a gift" and was hers to keep. Franklin County alone sold $2,772,946 in lottery tickets for fiscal year 2017, with around $1.6 million of that being in instant tickets. When ...

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  9. Radio bond to save county $600,000 in interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 30 | OttawaHerald.com

    Franklin County expects to save about $600,000 in interest than was planned over the 10-year life of a bond issue for the new emergency radio system.

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  10. 3 Things to Do for the Week of Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... Plank will share her love of design with her unique embroidered quilt patterns at 6:15 p.m. Monday at the Franklin County Visitors Center, 2011 E. Logan St., Ottawa, according to a news release. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Plank will also visit ...

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  11. Man arrested after wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 27 | OttawaHerald.com

    A Williamsburg man remains in the Franklin County Adult Detention Center, 305 S. Main St., Ottawa, following Tuesday afternoon's non-injury, head-on wreck with a sheriff's deputy in the 2000 block of Georgia Road, according to a sheriff's report Doran Wormell, 34, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, theft, ... (more)

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  12. EMS calls soar in recent yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | OttawaHerald.com

    Nick Robbins, Franklin County Emergency Services director, said the magic number he is looking at is 4,000 calls per year before adjusting personnel.

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  13. Quilt artist to visit OttawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | OttawaHerald.com

    Erica Plank will share her love of design with her unique embroidered quilt patterns at 6:15 p.m. Monday at the Franklin County Visitors Center, 2011 E. Logan St., Ottawa, according to a news release.

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  14. Seasoned newsman takes helm at The HeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 23 | OttawaHerald.com

    A veteran of the news industry's twists and turns, Leon Toon envisions a world of possibility in the Franklin County community.

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  15. Active shooter training embodies 'level of realism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... 1001 S. Cedar St. Training included officers from the Ottawa Police Department, Ottawa Fire Department, Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Franklin County Ambulance Service and Franklin County Emergency Management Office, as well as security staff ...

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  16. County officials: Tyson plant would be ill-fittedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | OttawaHerald.com

    "That kind of operation would not be a good fit for our industrial park," Richard Oglesby, Franklin County commissioner, said.

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  17. Police to conduct active shooter training Thursday at American EagleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... Park. The training will include officers from the Ottawa Police Department, Ottawa Fire Department, Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Franklin County Ambulance Service and Franklin County Emergency Management Office plus employees and security staff ...

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  18. Pomona man escapes injury in gas explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... injury when a gas explosion rocked a Pomona house they were occupying late Monday morning. Alan Radcliffe, Franklin County Emergency Management director, said it appears a natural gas explosion about 11:45 a.m. Monday left the house uninhabitable at ...

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  19. Program exposes area students to career pathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... opportunity to get to know each other this week. The Senior Day on the Job program, a joint venture of the Franklin County Development Council and Communities in Schools, gives Ottawa and West Franklin high school seniors a chance to look at various ...

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  20. Lodge to raise funds for veteran honor flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... uch, much more." A dozen flights have been organized thus far from SCC for 288 veterans, including some from Franklin County. Veteran applications continue to come in weekly, Meats said.

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