Franklin County Newswire (Page 5)

Franklin County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Franklin County, KS. (Page 5)

Results 81 - 100 of 633 in Franklin County, KS

  1. Henn: Active shooter training felt realisticRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... at Wellsville High School on Monday came away with a sense of what it felt like to be put in that situation. Franklin County Emergency Management, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, local law enforcement and volunteer firefighters took part in ...

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  2. Sheriff's office looking for possible infant kidnapping suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    A 40-year-old Ottawa man is wanted in connection with an infant kidnapping early Sunday morning in Pomona, according to a Franklin County Sheriff's report.

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  3. Authorities seek suspect after infant taken from mother at knife-pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | KCTV5

    Authorities in Franklin County, KS, are searching for a man after they say he kidnapped his girlfriend's four-month-old daughter early Sunday morning. The incident happened at about 1:53 a.m. at a home in the 400 block of Monroe Street in Pomona, KS.

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  4. City to dedicate new Pickleball CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    Ottawa's new Pickleball Court will be named in honor of the late John "Ed" Taylor, former Franklin County commissioner.

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  5. Chemical spill limits trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    Ottawa city crews assisted Franklin County Emergency Management in containing a chemical spill Wednesday afternoon on Main Street, which was limited to one lane while crews were on site.

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  6. Onward Ottawa presentation April 19 at NCCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    The presentation - which is sponsored by Leadership Franklin County, Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce, Franklin County Development Council and City of Ottawa - is set for 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. April 19 at the Neosho County Community College auditorium, 900 E. Logan St., Ottawa, according to a news release.

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  7. City sets up tobacco-free zones in parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... in Ottawa, closed his remarks by urging the commission to prohibit the use of tobacco in the parks. Another Franklin County community is taking a similar approach to discourage tobacco use in certain areas through a resolution or policy. "I had a ...

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  8. Republican forum lines up candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    The Franklin County Republican Central Committee announced five candidates running for state and national offices are scheduled to attend the second of three candidate forums in Ottawa.

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  9. Higbie family 'amazed' to receive special agricultural awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    A local family has been farming in Franklin County for centuries. The family's years of dedication to agriculture was recently recognized by the K-State Research and Extension office and Kansas Farmer magazine.

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  10. Conservation district supports butterfly projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    The board decided at its March 1 meeting to support the project. Board members agreed to offer specialty blended pollinator seed mix with funds raised to be used to establish a butterfly garden at the Franklin County Visitor Center, the release said.

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  11. Police release theft suspects' photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... o identify those responsible." Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Ottawa Police Department or Franklin County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-311-TIPS (8477).

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  12. Stranded Boat Rescued From Kentucky RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A potential crisis has been averted in Franklin County now that a stranded boat has been moved from the middle of the Kentucky River in Frankfort. Franklin County Emergency Management officials said they became aware of the stuck boat around 7 a.m. Monday.

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  13. Vehicles stolen from dealershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... ongoing and encouraged anyone with information to contact the Ottawa Police Department at (785) 242-1700 or Franklin County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-311-TIPS (8477).

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  14. RMH Auxiliary awards a dozen scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... They are very appreciative of it." The qualifications for the scholarship includes: be a resident of Franklin County and/or be a Ransom Memorial Health employee; be enrolled or accepted in a health-related program which is offered by an accredited ...

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  15. Granting wish puts Ottawa...'further along path to healthier community'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    The Franklin County Health Department recently was approved for a grant to defray costs for promoting active living, according to a news release.

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  16. Program continues to serve district despite funding cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... practice with businesses here in town. There is also senior day on the job which is a partnership with Franklin County Economic Development Commission and all the businesses that are a part of that and they have a bullying prevention project with ...

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  17. Cancer organization reaches milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    When Traci Becker found out her 17-year-old son Kobe was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2015, she found comfort and support from the Franklin County Cancer Foundation .

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  18. County searches for appraiser Dudley's successorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    Funeral services took place Wednesday for Franklin County Appraiser Philip Dudley and his wife Sue.

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  19. Severe weather class draws sizeable crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... in the Ottawa Memorial Auditorium, 301 S. Hickory St., Ottawa. The class - hosted in partnership with the Franklin County Emergency Management - was attended by more than 100 residents. After participating in the class, all attendees are now able to ...

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  20. City considers ban on tobacco use in all parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... 4 meeting. The commission heard a presentation Wednesday night from Erin Laurie, health educator at the Franklin County Health Department as well as many community members, supporting the ban for health reasons. A task force had been formed to ...

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