July 2, 2015
    Week of July 2
Hope and hilarity Chuck Terrill
    Holy unions ordained by God
Birthdays & Anniversaries
    July 3 through 9
From the library Janice Sharp, director
    Summer reading program at midpoint
Out of the office Chris Strunk
    No room to speed in work zone
The View from Sunflower Gardens Marilyn Bentley
    Find riches in many Kansas places
What's on your mind
    Views from News readers
    Phillip K. Unger, 60, Park City, died June 26, 2015. He was an employee of Johnson Control.
    Robert G. Huck, 70, Park City, died June 20, 2015. He was retired from Laborers' Local No. 1290 construction union after 27 years.
Handle budget with care
    Valley Center city leaders are headed in the right direction with the city's proposed 2016 budget, but we urge them to use caution while shuffling money into various funds in an effort to spend down balances.
    Week of July 2
Heard on Main Street
Heard on Main Street
    Week of July 2
Kechi attracts insulation company David Dinell
    NorthStar is having to move because of a highway expansion project scheduled for that section of Kellogg. 
Kechi celebrates with fair fun  David Dinell
    Each fourth weekend of June, Kechi throws a party for the whole community, along with guests, as it hosts the Kechi Fair.
Looking Back
Looking Back
    Week of July 2
Park City
Sale of fireworks expected to set record David Dinell
    Stands busy with customers spending hundreds of dollars
Police & Fire
Blotter Buzz
    Week of July 2
Kechi police reports
    June 22 through 28
Park City police reports
    June 22 through 28
Valley Center police reports and fire calls
    June 22 through 28
Recreation League
81 Speedway
    June 27 results
Heights League standings
    Updated June 29
Valley Center swim team remains undefeated The News staff
    The Valley Center Swim Club defeated Wellington 599-120 on June 23.
Few coaching changes at high school and middle school The News staff
    This year's coaching staffs at Valley Center High School and Valley Center Middle School will look similar to last year, with a couple of notable changes.
Valley Center cheer does well at summer camp The News staff
    There were two types of camp during the week, and the cheerleaders were in the stunt and performance side of camp. They learned stunts, pyramids and a dance in order to put a routine together for the final performance. The squad competed against five other large varsity squads from across the state.
Sheriff's reports
    June 21 through 27
Valley Center
District closing out year in the black Chris Strunk
    The school board on June 29 approved the transfer of $1.2 million in end-of-year unspent funds to its 2015-16 budget.
Judged for the hairs of their chinny chin chin Chris Strunk
    First mustache, beard competition a hit in Valley Center
Man accused of puncturing pool The News staff
    A Sedgwick County man was cited for criminal damage to property after he allegedly used a knife to cut a large hole in a Valley Center woman's above-ground swimming pool, police said.
Roadwork takes a turn for the complicated Chris Strunk
    The contractor has set up a schedule that will allow at least one lane of access to affected businesses. However, some driveways along Meridian will be blocked.
School board to meet July 13 The News staff
    The Valley Center school board will gather at 7 p.m. July 13 for its first meeting of the 2015-16 school year. The board is scheduled to vote on an array of routine items to start the new fiscal year.

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