September 20, 2018
    Week of Sept. 20
Hope and hilarity Chuck Terrill
    Fish story
Bel Aire
Bel Aire approves replacement for police car Taylor Messick
    A fuel injector went bad and flooded the cylinder with gas, warping the piston and bending the rod. A replacement engine would cost about $10,000. The vehicle had close to 100,000 miles on it and was due to be replaced next year.
Birthdays & Anniversaries
    Sept. 21 through 27
From the library Janice Sharp, director
    Book clubs: Q&A, successful first week
Out of the office Chris Strunk
    Is the mayor replacing men?
The View from Sunflower Gardens Marilyn Bentley
    Fall is a special time of the year
    Alice Irene (Snook) Fisher, 85, of Park City, died Sept. 10, 2018.
    Cleo (Slate) Long, 94, of Newton, died Sept. 14, 2018.
    Erma “LaVerin" (Wilch) Bowhay-Zimmerman, 94, of Valley Center, died Sept. 12, 2018.
    James Glendon Elgin, 94, of Park City, died Sept. 8, 2018.
    Jeffery Charles Hull, 63, of McKinney, Texas, formerly of Valley Center, died Sept. 11, 2018.
    Mary M. Frederick Cowan, 71, died Sept. 11, 2018.
Time to break out the party hats
    Valley Center's Fall Festival is this weekend, Sept. 21 and 22, and organizers deserve a pat on the back for their efforts to improve and expand the annual event.
    Week of Sept. 20
Heard on Main Street
Heard on Main Street
    Week of Sept. 20
Looking Back
Looking Back
    Week of Sept. 20
Police & Fire
Blotter Buzz
    Week of Sept. 20
Park City police reports
    Sept. 8 through 11
Valley Center police reports and fire calls
    Sept. 10 through 16
Recreation League
81 Speedway
    Sept. 15
FOOTBALL PICKS: Rindt picks 16 to win first week of football contest The News staff
    Week 2 picks listed
Junior Hornet football
    Sept. 15 game
4-H report
    Valley Victors
Eighth-grade B team places fourth at tournament The News staff
    For the season, 8A is 9-1, 8B is 4-6, 7A is 5-5 and 7B is 4-6.
HORNET FOOTBALL: Valley Center falls to Andover Central Chris Strunk
    Andover Central 27, Valley Center 17
    Week of Sept. 20
Hornets host pair of tournaments Randy Fisher
    With the regional tournament less than a month away, it has gotten hectic for the Valley Center High School tennis team. During the past week, the Hornets hosted two tournaments and played at Buhler and Goddard. Valley played Sept. 18 at Hesston but results were not available at deadline.
Hornets play first 18 of the season Taylor Messick
    The Valley Center High School golf team placed seventh as a team at the Andover Invitational on Sept. 17. The Hornets shot a 448.
Hornets split a pair of games, move to 5-3 Taylor Messick
    The Valley Center High School soccer team shut out a team and were shut out in recent games.
Hornets split league triangular Randy Fisher
    Volleyball team 13-11, 2-3 in league
Maize South sweeps VCMS teams The News staff
    The eighth-graders lost 22-16 and the seventh-graders lost 38-0.
National Merit Semifinalist
    Valley Center High School senior Allison Schul has been named a National Merit Semifinalist.
School menus
    Sept. 24 through 28
Valley savors Maize South win Chris Strunk
    2-1 Hornets to face 1-2 Andover Central
Sheriff's reports
    Sept. 9 through 15
Valley Center
Driver hurt in getaway wreck The News staff
    A driver was taken to the hospital in police custody Sept. 12 after he allegedly wrecked his vehicle at I-135 and 21st Street.
Fall Fest dignitaries
Hornet Truck returns Chris Strunk
    The Hornet Truck returned to the Valley Center District Stadium Sept. 14, complete with its horns, whistles and cannon.
Man accused of threatening cops The News staff
    Valley Center police arrested a Wichita man at Main and Meridian early Sept. 12 after he allegedly threatened to kill officers.
Newton man arrested after stop The News staff
    A Newton man was arrested Sept. 12 after a traffic stop allegedly turned up drugs and a stolen handgun in the 6200 block of North Broadway.
Plans in place for Fall Festival The News staff
    The festival, which is organized by the Valley Center Chamber of Commerce, will be Sept. 21 and 22.
Time capsule Chris Strunk
    City unearths box buried during centennial
VCRC delays vote on district’s audit request Chris Strunk
    Decision moved to October
Valley Center councilman clashes with city administrator Chris Strunk
    Valley Center City Council member Lou Cicirello butted heads with City Administrator Scott Hildebrand at least three times during a council meeting Sept. 18, going so far, at one point, as to request an executive session to discuss Hildebrand behind closed doors.

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