Winter Weather Advisory

.WINTRY WEATHER TO RETURN THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...
..WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM CST SATURDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM
THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY.
* TIMING...FROM MID EVENING THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS
SATURDAY...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL BELOW FREEZING WITH AREAS OF
FREEZING DRIZZLE DEVELOPING. THE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO
DIMINISH AFTER 4 AM SATURDAY.

Scranton replaces Croucher as fire chief

SCRANTON—Scranton Mayor Robert Sims, during the Dec. 3 meeting of the Scranton City Council, recommended appointment of Ted McDaniel as Scranton Fire Department Assistant Chief.

By unanimous vote, the council adopted a motion to accept Sims’ recommendation.

“With this nomination, would you accept that?” asked Council Member Gary Burkdoll.

“Sure,” McDaniel replied.

Winter Sports Preview

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December 12, 2013 - PDF Edition

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Sheriff issues press release following Overbrook standoff

Press Release from Sheriff Laurie Dunn
Osage County Sheriff’s Office

December 10, 2013

On December 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm a task force with members from the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, ATF and US Marshals and deputies from Osage County Sheriff’s Office went to 306 Ash, apartment # 103 in Overbrook, Osage County in attempt to arrest a subject on a Shawnee County warrant.

The subject wanted would not exit the apartment when approached by law enforcement. A short time later a different subject exited the apartment and was detained by law enforcement.

Week 2 Basketball Scores

Tuesday Boys

Lyndon 23 26 5 18 — 72
Burlingame 14 13 13 21 — 61

Lyndon — Swinehart 3 (3) 5-6 14, Dow 2 (2) 7-8 13, Wendling 6 1-2 13, Walsh 5 2-3 12, Woodruff 3 (2) 0-0 8, Brecheisen 3 0-0 6, Owens 1 0-0 2, Sellers 1 0-1 2, Ratzloff 1 0-0 2. Totals 25 (7) 15-20 72.
Burlingame — Lee 11 (2) 6-6 30, Giffin 4 0-0 8, Buche 2 (1) 3-4 8, Carlson 2 (1) 0-0 5, Sporing 2 1-2 5, Hope 2 1-2 5. Totals 23 (4) 11-14 61.

MdCV 29 16 17 8 — 70
Altoona-Midway 0 2 2 2 — 6

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Osage County

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
814 AM CST SUN DEC 8 2013

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UN TILL NOON CST TODAY...

.AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING PERIODS OF LIGHT TO
MODERATE SNOW THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS TO MOST OF REPUBLIC AND
WASHINGTON COUNTIES...AND PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE ACROSS EAST
CENTRAL KANSAS THROUGH THE DAY.

December 5, 2013 - PDF Edition

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911 not working on S&A, ATT

Osage County Sheriff Laurie Dunn has announced that Osage County 911 services for customers of S&A Telephone and ATT wireless are currently not working. They are working with both companies to resolve the matter. Until the matter is resolved, call Osage County Sheriff’s office dispatch at (785) 828-3121.

U.S. 75 to remain closed through holiday

A scheduled break in resurfacing work along the U.S. Highway 75 interstate in north Osage County will have to wait a few weeks longer.

According to a press release issued by the Kansas Department of Transportation, the left passing lane of northbound U.S. 75 from the U.S. 56 junction in Osage County to Topeka Boulevard in Shawnee County will remain closed until pavement markings can be applied to the entire 10-mile stretch. Once the pavement markings are applied, the roadway will then be reopened to unrestricted traffic for the winter season.

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