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Face to Face: Annette Pierce
November 3, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live and work in the community. This week, we meet Annette Pierce.
Kansas prisons full; official outlines $27M expansion option
November 3, 2015
Kansas’ top corrections official Monday outlined a proposal for a $27 million expansion of the state’s maximum-security prison outside El Dorado to deal with the state’s increasing inmate population.
Ives Chapel UMC to have election day supper
November 3, 2015
The annual Ives Chapel United Methodist Church Women’s election day chicken and noodle dinner will be at 5 p.m. Nov. 3 at the church, 1018 Miami St.
Kansas Supreme Court adopts new child support guidelines
November 3, 2015
Child support payments for separated or divorced parents in Kansas are expected to increase up to 3.5 percent next year under new guidelines adopted by the state Supreme Court.
Musing from the Hill, Nov. 5, 2015
November 3, 2015
Halloween pranks of long ago from interviews of many years ago. I really got an earful! Sadly some who contributed are no longer with us, but their stories are so good they deserve repeating.
Baldwin City veteran recalls World War II experiences
November 3, 2015
Howard Jehle is one of three surviving World War II veterans in the Baldwin City community, but he doesn’t have exciting war stories to relate. “I joined the Army to see the world,” he said. “I saw Oklahoma. You went where they told you to go, or at least you did if you knew what was good for you.”
Baldwin City to make application for KDOT grant to improve safety at Eighth Street highway crossing
November 3, 2015
The Baldwin City Council on Monday asked city staff to move forward with a grant applicant that would improve safety at the Eighth Street/U.S. Highway 56 intersection.
Baldwin City Council approves bond sale for sewer upgrades
November 3, 2015
On Monday, the Baldwin City Council took final actions needed to issue $3.175 million in bonds for improvements to the city’s wastewater system.
Council support Baldwin City Recreation Commission’s push for community center
November 3, 2015
The Baldwin City Council gave unanimous support Monday for a drive to fund and build a community center in the city. Baldwin City Recreation Commission Board President Ginny Honomichl brought a request to the council for support the BCRC’s exploration of options to build and finance a community center. The BCRC board was ready to start a push for a community center and would take the same request for support to the Baldwin school board at its Nov. 16 meeting, she said.