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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 23, 2013

    Wabaunsee school needs crime help

    The Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in of the Mill Creek Valley Grade School in Maple Hill. The burglary occurred sometime during the over night hours of June 20-21. The suspects broke several interior and exterior windows causing more than $1,000 in damage.

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2013

    Science Olympiad places 3rd in state

    The Manhattan High Science Olympiad team placed second in Large School Division and third place overall during the state competition on April 6. Science Olympiad received 11 medals: five gold, four silver and three bronze.The team received gold medals in the following categories: Water Quality – Austin

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2013

    St. George girl finishes at IQ Academy Kansas

    Courtney Hoover of St. George graduates with academic honors from IQ Academy Kansas High School. She is the daughter of Rodney and Dixie Hoover. After completing both 11th & 12th grades within the school year, Courtney has finished with a 3.6 GPA. Courtney received a $1,500 academic

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2013

    USD 383 secondary education director

    Jeanne Disney has been named the director of secondary education for USD 383. Disney will begin her position July 8. Disney comes to USD 383 from the Topeka School District, where she served as principal of Shaner Elementary School. Prior to that, she was an instructional coach at

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2013

    USD 383 elementary education director

    Lucas Shivers has been named the director of elementary education for USD 383. Shivers will begin his position on July 1. Shivers served as a sixth grade lead teacher for the Shawnee Mission School District. Prior to that, he was the administrator for the Above and Beyond

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2013

    Six graduate from Flint Hills Christian School

    Six students graduated from Flint Hills Christian School on May 18. The salutatorian, Amber Seymour and the two valedictorians, Courtney Cranford and Mary Harner, all spoke of their time at FHCS and about what the future may bring. Courtney Cranford plans on attending Emporia State University.

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2013

    New adult learning center director named

    Stan Ward has been named the Director of the Adult Learning Center for USD 383. Ward will begin his position July 1. Ward currently serves as coordinator for federal/state programs and grants for USD 383. He has held that position since 1996. He has a B.S. in

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2013

    Local gets leadership honor from Lafene

    Jordan Edmunds, junior in dietetic at KSU, Manhattan, received a 2013 Outstanding Student Leadership award from KSU’s Lafene Health Center for her volunteer service and leadership while participating in student organizations sponsored by Lafene. Edmunds is pursuing a degree in dietetics with a minor in

  • Local |Business | June 22, 2013

    Trisha’s hires 4 stylists

    Trisha’s Studio 24 Salon and Day Spa has hired four stylists. Sherri Ann Fabre has been a hair stylist for two-and-a-half years. She specializes in all hair types, color, highlights, color correction, relaxers, perms, manicures, pedicures, shellac and waxing. Education includes Maxtrix, Redkin, OPI and

  • Local |Business | June 22, 2013

    City information systems manager retires

    Information Systems Manager Gregg Gibson retired on Friday after 40 years of service with the City of Manhattan. He began his work with the City of Manhattan on June 4, 1973, as the accounting and data processing supervisor. He was promoted to city clerk in 1979, and in 1985, had

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