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Daily Report for August 1, 2014

Friday, August 01, 2014 7:20 PM
Hospital Notes Dismissals • Thursday: Kiersten Eads, Ottawa; Eloise Milton, Ottawa. Franklin County Jail Sheriff’s Department Arrests • 8:39 a.m. Wednesday, East 12th and South Hickory streets, Johnnie Cook III, 33, Ottawa, on a Frank ...READ MORE


Finch scores voting kudos

Friday, August 01, 2014 7:20 PM
It’s a gold star for participation. State Rep. Blaine Finch, R-Ottawa didn’t miss a single vote in the 2014 legislative session, Kansas House Majority Leader Jean Vickery’s office announced this week. Vickery recognized Finch for hi ...READ MORE


State launches voter info app

Friday, August 01, 2014 7:19 PM
Trying to figure out who’s on the ballot this election day? There’s an app for that. A new mobile voter application for smartphones now is available for Kansans who want to get election information on the go, Kris Kobach, Kansas secretary ...READ MORE


County: Spend $25K now, save repair costs later

Friday, August 01, 2014 7:18 PM
With a new HVAC system nearing completion, now is as good as any time to fix a few other bumps and bruises the Franklin County Courthouse has received in its long history, county leaders agreed this week. The county has an opportunity to address seve ...READ MORE


House race proves costly for candidates, outside spenders

Friday, August 01, 2014 7:18 PM
The race for Kansas House District 59 has been a costly war of words. Candidates Blaine Finch and Bob Fluke filed fundraising and spending reports this week, though not all the money changing hands in the fight — which culminates Tuesday with t ...READ MORE


Harvesters pantry delayed

Friday, August 01, 2014 7:14 PM
A Harvesters food distribution event set for Wednesday has been delayed a week, but help still is on the way for hungry residents. The mobile food pantry is set to visit 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Ottawa National Guard Armory, 208 W. 17th St., O ...READ MORE


Carnival returning to fair in Garnett

Friday, August 01, 2014 7:13 PM
GARNETT — The fair’s theme says it all: Country pride, county wide. With Franklin County’s big fair wrapped up for the summer, those hoping to see horses, cows, pigs, rabbits and more need look no further than their neighbors to the ...READ MORE


Who is the Kansas Values Institute?

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:49 PM
During the past several weeks, the Kansas Values Institute, a (c)(4) group based in Topeka, has been sending tens of thousands of dollars of mail on behalf of candidates in the Republican primary. Who is this conservative-sounding group? Dan Watkins, ...READ MORE


Disappointed in Roberts

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:48 PM
If one is tired of Washington’s dysfunctional, often corrupt ways, how much sense does it make to re-elect a man — Pat Roberts — who has been in Washington for more than 44 years. Isn’t Washington worse than ever? The dysfunct ...READ MORE


Stand behind Finch

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:47 PM
My family and I have recently returned to Kansas after leaving for a decade or so, and have chosen to make Ottawa our home. When our state was so shamefully portrayed by the national media earlier this year, I was asked ad nauseam, “What’ ...READ MORE


PACs attempt to mislead Kansas primary voters

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:47 PM
With less than a week before Kansas’ primary election, the misinformation machine of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity is running in high gear. This week, some members of the Kansas House of Representatives are being s ...READ MORE


SERMON: Everything happens for a reason

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:28 PM
Providence is the continuous activity of God in His creation by which He preserves and governs. The doctrine of providence affirms God’s absolute Lordship over His creation and confirms the dependence of all creation on the Creator. It is the d ...READ MORE


CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL: A moment of classroom defiance, with good results

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:27 PM
On her first day as a new professor, Elynne Chaplik-Aleskow faced a challenge to her authority. At the start of class, she asked the students to remove their hats. All complied except one young man. She repeated her request, this time to him directly ...READ MORE


BOB JONES UNIVERSITY

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:13 PM
Chandler Ream, Ottawa, participated in summer orientation at Bob Jones University June 20-21. Ream intends to major in voice performance. Bob Jones University is a Christian liberal arts university in Greenville, South Carolina.READ MORE


UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:12 PM
Jaime Birzer, Ottawa, recently returned from a study abroad program in Europe. Birzer, a University of Dallas student, spent her 2014 spring semester at the university’s Eugene Constantin campus just outside of Rome, Italy, according to a news ...READ MORE


KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:12 PM
More than 3,400 Kansas State University students earned semester honors for their academic performance during the spring 2014 semester. Students with at least 12 graded hours and whose grade point average for the semester is 3.75 or above received se ...READ MORE


PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:11 PM
Several area students earned places on Pittsburg State University’s two honor rolls for the 2014 spring semester. To qualify for Dean’s Scholastic Honors, a student must complete at least 12 semester hours, receive a grade point average ( ...READ MORE


CENTRAL HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:10 PM
FOURTH NINE WEEKS FIFTH GRADE Principal’s Honor Roll: Cass Burroughs, Luke Cotter, Nikita d’Augereau, Emily Hale, Phoebe Hutchinson, Dylan Kimball, Faith Mildfelt, Darious Prock, Isaiah Thao and Jesse Wharton. Honor Roll: Hunter Bones, Ch ...READ MORE


SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:10 PM
Dylan Moore, Ottawa, received top honors from Southwestern College. Moore was named to the college’s Dean’s Honor Roll for the spring 2014 semester. Full-time students who earned grade point averages of at least 3.70 were eligible for the ...READ MORE


UNIVERSITY OF SAINT MARY

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:09 PM
The University of Saint Mary marked the close of its 2014 academic year with commencement exercises May 10. Area graduates and their hometowns, degrees and honors include: Melannie Marie Callihan, Baldwin City, Master of Arts; Jessica D Wayman, McLou ...READ MORE


STERLING COLLEGE

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:09 PM
Katrina Carman and Hannah Kelley, both of Wellsville, were named to Sterling College’s 2014 Spring Dean’s Honor Roll. The two students joined 192 others who met the requirements of a semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in at lea ...READ MORE


UNIVERSITY OF SAINT MARY

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:08 PM
Three area students made the Dean’s Honor List for the Spring 2014 semester at University of Saint Mary. To qualify for the Dean’s Honor List, students must finish the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or better. Area students wh ...READ MORE


EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:07 PM
Taylor Huettenmueller, Garnett, was among more than 100 students named to the Spring 2014 Dean’s List through Emporia State University’s Liberal Arts and Sciences program. Huettenmueller is majoring in mathematics at the university. To qu ...READ MORE


BAKER UNIVERSITY

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:07 PM
Nearly 600 undergraduate, graduate and nursing students at Baker University received degrees during May commencement ceremonies. Area graduates and their degrees include: • Baldwin City: Angela Portlock, Master of Science in School Leadership; M ...READ MORE


EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Friday, August 01, 2014 5:06 PM
Several area students join more than 610 students who made honor roll for the spring 2014 semester at Emporia State University. To qualify, students must earn a minimum 3.80 semester grade point average in at least 12 graded hours. Area students on t ...READ MORE


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Finch scores voting kudos
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House race proves costly for candidates, outside spenders
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Campaign: Independent Orman collects 10,000 signatures in bid to join US Senate race ballot
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-7/25/2014, 8:18 PM

Convicted felon in child sex case returns to jail after teen girl’s report
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ECKAN taking supply applications
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‘Night Out’ events Tuesday
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