| Valley Point to expand options in first full year|
The golf course is entering its first full season this spring, and the rec commission is rolling out a number of activities and features to entice local and outside interest and to make the golf course financially sustainable.
| || City set to allow carts on streets to get to Valley Point|
The Valley Center City Council gave first-round approval March 21 to an ordinance that will allow the operation of golf carts on city streets, as long as they're being used to go to and from the Valley Center Recreation Commission's new golf course.
| Motorcycle stolen in Valley|
Along with reports of six stolen vehicles in the last month, Valley Center police are investigating the theft of a Honda motorcycle from a residence in the 100 block of South Abilene. The theft was reported March 15.
| Park City to host disc golf tourney|
Park City Pride, Duck's Flying Discs and Innova Discs will partner with the Park City Convention & Tourism Board to host the inaugural Park City Open Disc Golf Tournament on April 8. The tourney will showcase one of the state's newest golf courses to regional and potentially national professional and amateur golfers. This tournament will also help to raise funds and awareness for the mission of Park City Pride.
| Park City to host election forum|
The Park City Chamber of Commerce will host a luncheon and special election candidate forum for the Kansas 4th Congressional District from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 29 at the Best Western, 915 E. 53rd North.
| Officers find car used in gas theft|
On March 15, Park City police were called to assist Hesston police by checking an address in the 6300 block of North West Parkview, where a vehicle involved in a gas drive-off in Hesston was thought to be parked.
| Bel Aire council approves pay increases for city employees|
Members of the council were supportive of the increase, but council member Peggy O'Donnell had some concerns. She stated that the increases were planned and included in the 2017 budget and was displeased that employees had to wait a quarter of the way through the year to start benefitting.
| Landscaper placed on probation for fraud|
A local landscaping contractor was sentenced to five years of probation for defrauding homeowners in Maize, Bel Aire and Wichita, the Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office announced last week.
POLICE & FIRE
| || 4-H group reaches out to fire victims|
MacKenzie Moldenhauer and her mother, Marcine, delivered the money as well as a turkey and dressing lunch with all of the fixings, including peach crisp and a big pan of brownies, to the Grigsby family this week.
HEARD ON MAIN STREET
| JOHN CROFT|
John Croft, 95, of El Dorado, died March 14, 2017.
| || NANCY FOSTER|
Nancy Kay (Ewing) Foster, 61, of Park City, died March 17, 2017.
| || KATHRYN SCHROEDER|
Kathryn M. (Wilson) Schroeder, 94, of Valley Center, died March 20, 2017.
| || JOSEPH NEWTON|
Joseph Lester Newton, 90, of Park City, died March 20, 2017. He had lived in Park City for 58 years.