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Saturday, February 23, 2019
  • ICC football coach under fire
    A special meeting was called Thursday evening in the President’s Office by the Independence Community College Board of Trustees in which the only item on the agenda was an executive session for discussion of a personnel issue pursuant to the non-elected personnel exception KSA 75-4319(b)(1). 
  • Kansas the 5th cheapest state to buy beer
    Some good news. Not only is Kansas is the fifth cheapest state to buy a case of beer in, it's the cheapest place to purchase beer west of the Mississippi.
  • Fire department participates in driving simulation
    The Independence Fire Department brought in the Kansas University Fire & Rescue's Driver Simulator for training. 
  • A snapshot of the John Koschin 12th annual Photography Show
    The winners were announced for the 12th annual Photography Show at the Independence Historical Museum and Arts Center. Before Judge Gary Fail, Total Image Studio, Chanute, made the announcement of the winners for this year's contest it was announced by Leigh Beeson, Photography Show co-chair, the name of the photography show would be changed to the John Koschin annual Photography Show. He was a devout professional photographer and supporter of the Independence Historical Museum and Arts Center. Koschin passed away last May. 
  • Commission approves airport drag race
    The regular Independence City Commission meeting met on Valentine's Day, 5:30 p.m. in the Veterans Room of Memorial Hall. The meeting ended with an hour and five minute executive session for personnel matters of non-elected personnel, after which no action was taken. 
  • CAC receives "apeeling" donation
    If you were out and about Wednesday you may have been able to spot two pickup trucks laden down with boxes upon boxes of bananas. The Community Access Center received about 90 boxes of bananas Wednesday from the Mary Martha Outreach distribution center in Bartlesville, Okla. 
  • School board addressed a variety of changes at their monthly meeting
    The USD 446 school board was amazed at a slide presentation by the Independence Public Library at their monthly meeting Monday. Brandon West, Adult Services coordinator, was the presenter.
  • Area woman sentenced for meth distribution
    A Coffeyville woman was sentenced to serve 51 months prison time Tuesday morning. Michelle M. Church, 49, pled guilty to two counts of Distribution of Methamphetamine. Church sold the Methamphetamine on March 13, 2018 and March 15, 2018 to an undercover FBI agent.
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