Sedgwick County Newswire

Sedgwick County Newswire

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  1. Reforming economic development in WichitaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Voice For Liberty in Wichita

    ... and fleets of bureaucrats at the Greater Wichita Economic development Coalition, the City of Wichita, Sedgwick County, and the State of Kansas were involved. Wichita State University had to be involved. All this to create 5.6 jobs per year for five ...

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  2. Swapping cars, car parts and car stories a " and some other old stuff as wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... we're pretty proud of that number," Saindon said Saturday afternoon. All of the proceeds go to the Arc of Sedgwick County, Saindon said. He and his wife, Lareina, bought the show from the Model A Ford club, which had put it on for decades. The ...

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  3. Wichita woman who abandoned grandson at Kohla s to be sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    The Wichita woman who left her 5-year-old grandson at a west-side Kohl's store as she fled a confrontation spurred by a shoplifting attempt has pleaded guilty in the case. Prosecutors plan to ask a Sedgwick County judge to send 41-year-old Kathleen A. Williams to prison when she is sentenced next month on one count of contributing to the misconduct of a child or deprivation by encouraging the child to become or remain a child in need of care and one count of theft after prior convictions, according to her plea agreement.

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  4. New center will be focused on children and familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Wichita Eagle

    Congratulations to the Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County for raising the $7 million needed to renovate the old Lincoln Elementary School, 1121 S. Emporia. The renovated facility, which is expected to be ready early this summer, will enable eight different agencies to work together to protect the safety and welfare of children.

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  5. PolyOne to close Wichita plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... more efficiently across our full manufacturing footprint," Rose said. In 2011, the city of Wichita and Sedgwick County each approved $15,000 in forgivable loans to Spartech, which planned to expand the 63,000-square-foot plant by adding 35,400 ...

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  6. Man run over while trying to stop theft of pickup diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... released. They found a suspect a short time later. The man, 34-year-old Edward Ladish, was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail on suspicion of aggravated battery, felony theft and burglary. "I certainly sympathize with people wanting to recover ...

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  7. Kris Kobach presses to block use of tax dollars for ballot-question mailersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Hays Daily News

    ... that swings far in the opposite direction of that sentiment," he said. James Howell, chairman of the Sedgwick County Commission, said contents of Senate Bill 368 would infringe on the right of free speech by those elected to represent people in ...

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  8. Property tax lid law upsetting some local leaders, pleasing othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KAKE

    ... that's the view of a majority of Wichita's City Council, there are different opinions across the street at Sedgwick County Courthouse. Sedgwick County Commissioner Karl Peterjohn says, "A majority of the County Commission strongly supports the idea ...

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  9. Woman dies in crash on K-254Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Ark Valley News

    ... outside the Bel Aire city limits and as such the accident was handled by the Kansas Highway Patrol and the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office. Bel Aire police, including Chief Darrell Atteberry, did response and provided traffic control. "It was a ...

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  10. City agrees to help pay for SRORead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Ark Valley News

    ... school. However, since the high school is outside of the city limits, it is in the jurisdiction of the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Jeff Easter told school and city officials that his department had no money to pay for an SRO, but he ...

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  11. Four wrecks on same stretch of RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Ark Valley News

    Sedgwick County and Valley Center firefighters survey a damaged cargo truck, which overturned after colliding with another vehicle at 85th North and Ridge Road Jan. 27. Four wrecks on same stretch of Ridge By Chris Strunk and David Dinell Last Updated: February 04, 2016 One involved a dog, while another a cat. Two were two-vehicle affairs.

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  12. Convicted killer on parole in Wichita suspected of DUI in injury crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Hays Daily News

    ... Despite the sister's pleading, the board released Cook from prison onto lifetime parole supervision in Sedgwick County on Feb. 25, 2015. Now, less than a year after his release, the 60-year-old parolee is suspected of hurting someone again -- this ...

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  13. Sedgwick County master gardeners to hold clinic for young lawn mowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Wichita Eagle

    If your child plans to make money by mowing lawns this summer, make sure he or she has the information to be safe and run a good business. On March 16, during spring break, Sedgwick County Extension Master Gardeners and K-State Research and Extension will hold a lawn-mowing clinic for girls and boys in fifth through ninth grades.

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  14. Woman injured in house fire near Pawnee and HydraulicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Wichita Eagle

    The fire was reported just before 3:30 a.m. in the 2500 block of South Laura, a Sedgwick County emergency dispatcher said. That's southwest of Pawnee and Hydraulic.

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  15. Wichita economic development deal survives county debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Wichita Eagle

    An agreement for Sedgwick County to send $300,000 to a local economic development group to promote community business won a split-decision approval Wednesday. On a 3-1 vote, commissioners approved the agreement with the Greater Wichita Partnership, a private nonprofit economic development group.

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  16. Slow population growth projected in Kansas over next 50 years, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... of the state's population to 40 percent. Johnson County would nearly double in population to 1.1 million. Sedgwick County would grow by almost a quarter, from 508,000 to 630,000, which is 0.5 percent growth per year, half as fast as in the previous ...

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  17. Parolee in mutilation case arrested in drunken driving crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    A Wichita man on parole for killing a Topeka man and removing his tattoos and teeth to prevent identification has been arrested. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that 60-year-old Kenneth Cook is jailed in Sedgwick County after a drunken driving crash on Sunday.

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  18. Crime Stoppers inspired sweep nets an arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KAKE

    ... the offenders. The maximum reward is $2,500. Deputy Chad Graham is will the registered offender unit in the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department. "We'll be attempting to get them off the streets and maybe give some of the victims a little piece of ...

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  19. Public's help sought in Kansas parolee death investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Capital-Journal

    The Wichita Eagle reports that James Labat was last seen alive by a relative June 25, less than two weeks after he was released on parole in Sedgwick County. A hunter found his remains in December in a wooded area, and they were identified using dental records.

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  20. Police: Suspects IDa d in robberies involving ATM withdrawals at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... was booked into jail on suspicion of marijuana possession. Before his arrest, he was charged by the Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office with aggravated robbery, kidnapping, attempted robbery and aggravated assault. There were seven cases of ...

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