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    More Testing Backlash

    The controversy continues over the plan by the Department of Homeland Security, to perform chemical testing at the former Chilocco Indian Schools. Now, Native American tribes that own Chilocco are speaking out against the plan. The Council of ...Read More
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    Southwestern Hosts Honor Choir Day

    The Community Music School at Southwestern College is hosting the second annual Elementary Honor Choir Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30. Music teachers will select the top six students in participating schools and convey information ...Read More
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    US Supreme Court Declines Death Case Review

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, declined to review for a second time the case of Scott Cheever leaving his capital murder conviction and death sentence intact. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said that the high court’s denial means Cheever’s ...Read More
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    Kansas Man Pleads Guilty To Murder Charges

    A Kansas man has pleaded guilty to capital murder and three counts of first-degree premeditated murder. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced that 26 year old David Bennet, JR, formerly of Cherryvale in Montgomery County, now faces sentencing on February ...Read More

    Ark City Man Arrested After Threats With Firearm

    An Arkansas City man was arrested early Friday morning after Ark City Police say he threatened a woman with a handgun. 37 year old Jose Ayala is now charged with suspicion of felony aggravated assault, disorderly conduct, and violation of ...Read More

    Southwestern Scholarships Available

    Southwestern College is now accepting applications for the Pillars Academic and Moundbuilder Spirit competitive scholarships. The Moundbuilder Spirit Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship that is awarded annually to two student leaders who are well rounded, hardworking, and community-minded. Moundbuilder ...Read More

    War On Opioids Comes Home To Kansas

    Officials in one Kansas county, have officially declared war on opioids. The Sedgwick County commissioners now have declared opioids a public nuisance, and that declaration opens the door for potential litigation against manufacturers and drug providers. It could also give ...Read More