| School year gets 1 day shorter|
The school board approved a proposal this week to end the school year on May 17, one day earlier than planned, and begin the 2018-19 school year a week later than usual.
| Dog retrieved from Leeker’s|
The store contacted the city, and the animal control officer removed the dog — a brown and white husky — without incident.
| 18-year-old hurt in one-car wreck|
An 18-year-old Whitewater woman was in critical condition this week after she was ejected from her vehicle early March 10 northwest of Valley Center.
| Kechi city council OKs annual street sweeping|
The council authorized a one-time spring street cleaning for the city. Members unanimously hired local business Cillessen & Sons for the job at an amount not to exceed $7,602. City Administrator Bob Conger said the city will seek bids for the work in the future.
POLICE & FIRE
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HEARD ON MAIN STREET
| || WILBUR BLACK|
Wilbur Bert Black, 88, of Valley Center, died March 10, 2018.
| || ALICE GRAHAM|
Alice Rosie (Yauck) Graham, 93, of Wichita, died March 6, 2018.