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Knox is student of the month

Kiara Knox

Kiara Knox is a sophomore at Clifton-Clyde High School and is this month’s Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Dustin and Mistie Knox and Erica Trost.

She has been in FBLA, Sharpshooters Clay Target League, volleyball, track for two years and basketball for one year. She has also been in FFA and on the FFA judging team for three years. She is the 2018-2019 FFA secretary.

She has medaled in the Clay Target League for two years and received top 4 at state and qualified for nationals in Michigan. Her future plans include studying Agriculture at Kansas State University.

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Youth compete in FFA dairy cattle event

Washington County FFA members attended the North Central District Dairy Cattle Career Development Event at the Ohlde Dairy in Linn on Oct. 11. The event consisted of four classes of cows, two classes of heifers, two sets of reasons, and a dairy cattle management exam. The WCHS Greenhand team finished in second place in the Greenhand division. Coy Stamm finished as third place individual, Peyton Chandler placed seventh, Nate Tice placed ninth and Lance Gerleve finished in 21st out of 124 Greenhand individuals and 18 teams competing in the event.

In the senior division the team placed fifth. Tray Zabokrtsky led the team as the Overall Individual Reasons High Individual and by placing as the sixth place individual. Additional team members include Camryn Boykin, Drew Buhrman, Sadie Baustert, Racheal Craig and Austin Parrack.

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Hospital installs Wall of Providers

Washington County Hospital has recently installed the Wall of Providers. The wall features framed photos of the hospital’s doctors and nurse practitioner. Dr. David Hodgson, who is a Hutchinson High School graduate, has been a doctor at the hospital since July 1974 and spent his career at Washington. Hanover native Andrea Blumer has been a nurse practitioner at the hospital since March 2016. She was a registered nurse before that and worked at the hospital. Dr. Kellen Sherlock, who is a Washington native, joined the hospital in August 2015.

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Fischer celebrates 30 years

David Fischer, center, was recently recognized for 30 years of service to the U.S. Postal Service. Pictured with Fischer are Washington postmaster Rick Reed and Linda Weaver.

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Geography Bee

Anthony Ayala

Linn Elementary School had the 2018 Geographic Bee on Dec. 12. Participants for the Bee were students from grades 5 - 8. Preliminary rounds were held earlier to determine which two students would represent their grade in the final competition. On Wednesday the Final Round was held and was followed by the Championship Round. Each contestant took turns answering questions. Students were eliminated after answering two questions incorrectly. The competition continued until two Championship Round contestants were identified as well as the third place finisher. The Championship Round was then held to determine this year's champion.

The Linn Elementary School Geographic Bee 2018 Champion is Anthony Ayala. Anthony is the son of Alvaro Ayala and Veronica Contreras. The runner up was Carissa Kolle, daughter of Royce and Deanna Kolle. Third place went to Morgan Wurtz, daughter of Ryan and Shannon Wurtz.

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CC winter formal is Friday

Clifton-Clyde Winter Formal Homecoming is Friday, Dec. 21. Coronation will be between the varsity girls and varsity boys games at approximately 6:45 p.m. The Eagles play Axtell. Candidates, from left, are Skyler Robbins, Maycee Callihan, Christian Seifert, Kalista Hubert, Tanner Thompson and Jessica Wurtz. Kindergarten helpers are Dominic Drake, Koltyn Wunderle, Grady Wurtz, Ava Petesch, Makensie Heil and Olivia Sternberger.

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Texas man arrested in connection with local child pornography case

According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, an investigation involving child pornography and/or sexual solicitation of a juvenile residing in Washington County began in March. This investigation led to collaboration with and involvement of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and San Antonio, Texas, Police Department.

On Nov. 8 Andrew Sanchez, of San Antonio, was federally indicted and arrested for possession of child pornography and electronic sexual solicitation of a child. Other possible juvenile victims were also discovered during execution of the warrant, and further investigation continues within that respective jurisdiction.

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Christmas Eve services planned

The following Christmas Eve services were submitted to the News:

The Barnes United Methodist Church will have a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 5 p.m. on Dec. 24. The United Methodist Church in Haddam will have its Christmas Eve service at 6:45 p.m., and Washington’s service will be at 8:30 p.m. The community is invited.

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The Washington Christian Church will have a short, traditional candlelight communion service at 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve so families can have time together. Ronnie and Becky Moyer and the church choir will sing.

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The Crossroads Community Church Christmas Eve celebration service called The Gifts of Christmas will begin at 6 p.m. on Dec. 24 in Washington. The event will feature a candlelight Lord’s Supper/communion, and children are encouraged to wear their pajamas.

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SHERIFF’S REPORT

On Dec. 10 Trisha Crosby, of Beatrice, was a Gage County inmate who was being released. An NCIC check confirmed an active warrant out of Jackson County for failure to appear. Crosby was released to Jackson County authorities.

On Dec. 13 an officer was dispatched to the 500 block of Kansas Avenue in Haddam for a report of burglary.

On Dec. 13 officers assisted Republic County Sheriff’s Office with a drug investigation, which resulted in John Lambert, of Haddam, being arrested for charges related to distribution of a controlled substance.

On Dec. 16 the Washington Fire Department was dispatched to Upland and 19th Roads for a gas leak.

On Dec. 16 officers were dispatched to 1771 18th Road for a report of a domestic disturbance. As a result, Kyle Mashburn, of Washington, was arrested on pending charges of aggravated assault, domestic battery and criminal threat. Mashburn is being housed at the Washington County Jail on a $2,500 bond.

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CITATION

On Dec. 14 on K-148 at 12th Road Joshua Lynch, of Manhattan, was issued a citation for speeding.

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