Unofficial election returns in Jefferson County Tuesday night had Wayne Ledbetter being elected county commissioner over Kyle Brown from the 2nd District and Sheriff Jeff Herrig easily defeating his challenger, David Christy, in the Republican primaries.
Courthouse records for the week of July 26, 2012.
Kansas shutterbugs are called to submit their photos for a Rural Kansas Photography Contest, now taking online submissions through Sept. 17.
In a year already marked with much celebration, its 25th anniversary year, the Kansas Lottery has achieved a new record for sales. Sales of Lottery products in Fiscal Year 2012, which began July 1, 2011, and ended June 30, 2012, were nearly $244 million (unaudited). That’s up more than 4.6 percent from the previous year’s sales.
A record number of people applied for a Kansas license to carry a concealed firearm during the fiscal year that ended June 30, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced last week.
Amy Lassiter, Ozawkie, has been hired to be the Delaware Township librarian at Valley Falls.
The Aug. 7 primary election in the 2nd District will determine which of two Republican candidates will be the next county commissioner.
A man who is accused of at least one burglary and possibly linked to several others pleaded guilty last week and is facing four years in prison.
An Oskaloosa woman is currently being held in the Jefferson County Jail on charges that she allegedly tortured a child.
Courthouse records for the week of July 19, 2012.