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Daily Archives: September 13, 2020

Help wanted: Custodian at USD 353 school

Help wanted: Wellington Public Schools USD 353 is accepting applications for the following position:
  • Custodian – two positions.

Interested parties should complete the online Classified application found on our website, www.usd353.com, under Job Opportunities. For questions, please contact Jason Halling, jhalling@usd353.com.

Letter to editor: Lots of trash thrown from cars on North Washington Ave.

Editor’s note — The following is a letter to the editor by a Wellington resident who requested anonymity.

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To the editor:

What a sight on North Washington Ave. this A.M.!  I have never seen so much trash thrown from cars.  You people have no respect or responsibility…. Take your trash and dispose of it properly!

A concerned Wellington resident.

Sunday feature: Serving justice while trying to prevent the spread of COVID-19 can be daunting

Judge William Mott in front of the Raymond Frye Complex.

by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The 2020 Coronavirus pandemic has reshuffled how we handle life – whether it is at work, a restaurant, or a football game.

But few of us even think about the intangibles  — like, for instance, how do we conduct a jury trial during a pandemic?

Sumner County is about to find out (barring a plea bargain). This Tuesday for the first time since this pandemic started, Sumner County District Court will be conducting a jury trial – almost the first one in the state of Kansas.

This is a feat that can’t go understated.

The State of Kansas vs. Jesse Doll is scheduled for trial starting Tuesday. Doll, born in 1979, of Conway Springs is being accused of two felony counts of aggravated battery and leaving the scene of an injury accident involving great bodily harm. He is also charged with three misdemeanors.

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