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Volunteers to lay ‘Wreaths Across America’ at Falls City, Pawnee City cemeteries
Hundreds of volunteers are expected to turn out Saturday to place wreaths on the graves of veterans at Steele Cemetery in Falls City, Pawnee City Cemetery and seven other sites across Nebraska as part of the annual “Wreaths Across America” memorial event.
One arrested on narcotics charges
A Hiawatha woman was arrested during a search warrant Wednesday on narcotics charges. Police Chief John Defore said that at 5:56 p.m., officers of the Hiawatha Police Department executed a search warrant at 903 Shawnee. He said the search warrant was obtained after a lengthy investigation into the o
Royal Valley and ACCHS Wrestling at Wamego 2018
The 2018-2019 Royal Valley Panthers and The ACCHS Tigers wrestling teams on Saturday, Dec. 1 traveled to Wamego for the Raider Classic tournament. Royal Valley finished 11th as a team with 61 points and ACCHS finished fifth with 139.5 points.
Nemaha and Brown County residents concerned over wind farms
Brown and Nemaha residents came together Wednesday night at the Fairview Community Center for an informative meeting about wind farms. Information about wind farms was to be presented to local residents who had expressed concern over the impact of the proposed Soldier Creek Wind Farm, along with tal
The hap-happiest season of all!
In the words of Edward Pola and George Wyle, "It's the most wonderful time of the year!" In our house, we love the Christmas season! Meagan has been counting down the days to start decorating the house and I have had to institute a budget because if I didn't, Meagan would want to buy everything poss
City declines pursuit of Westar wind energy offer
A failed motion is what transpired following a discussion at the Sabetha City Commission meeting Monday evening, regarding an offer that Westar made to the city. The Sabetha City Commission met at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at City Hall. Present were Mayor Doug Clark, Commissioners Nick Aberle, Norm Sc
Consumer prices flat in November as energy plunges
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in November, the best performance since prices actually fell eight months ago. The docile inflation reading reflected a big drop in the cost of gasoline and other energy products.
Arrest made in 2017 death of southwestern Nebraska man
PLATTSMOUTH — State prosecutors say a man has been arrested in the death last year of a southwestern Nebraska man. The Nebraska Attorney General's Office says 42-year-old Darin Mason was arrested Wednesday on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit robbery. Mason is
Athlete of the Week 12.2.2018 – 12.8.2018
Junior 170-pound Colby Tinklin capped off a great week on the mat with a gold medal at the 2018 Sabetha Dual Invitational Wrestling Tournament. Tinklin went 6-1 on the week, picking up two wins at the Rockport Dual on Thursday, December 6, one of those being a dramatic overtime victory.
Red Hawks upset NC Thunder on their home court
The Hiawatha Red Hawks varsity boys upset the Nemaha Central Thunder on their home court Tuesday night, winning 51-47. It was a tight game the entire way as the Red Hawks trailed by between 3-5 for most of the first half. After three quarters, the Red Hawks had fallen 7 points behind, but started hi
Court Update: Gage Gresham
CA Sabetha man who was arrested in May 2018 for child sex crimes has had his sentencing continued. Gage Gresham, 20, was scheduled to appear in court Thursday, Dec. 6, for sentencing, but his appearance has now been continued until Thursday, Jan. 10.
Jays wrestling squad hosts dual tournament
The Sabetha Bluejay wrestling squad hosted five teams at the 2018 Dual Invitational Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 8. Silver Lake captured the team title, followed by Auburn, Riverside, Washburn Rural, Sabetha, and Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer. Two Jay grapplers captured first place medals
Project at Axtell to move forward for now
During the regular meeting of the Prairie Hills USD No. 113 Board of Education, board members authorized Superintendent Todd Evans to finalize bid documents, bid advertisement timeline and bid opening date with ekoe Architecture, for the Axtell Public School project. This project will exchange a few
Clinton County files opioid lawsuit
Clinton County is the latest government entity in Missouri to take legal action against opioid manufacturers and distributors. Atchison, Buchanan, St. Charles, Jefferson and Jackson counties as well as the cities of Kansas City, St. Louis and St. Joseph have filed federal lawsuits against opioid man
Bluejays advance to 3-0 in season with win over Jeff West
The Bluejay boys had strung a pair of wins together in their first two games of the season with victories over Marysville and Wamego in non-league play. Sabetha would open up Big Seven competition on Friday, Dec. 7, when they hosted the 0-1 Jeff West Tigers who dropped their opener to Silver Lake by
Locomotive 4141 travels through Hiawatha on way to Omaha
Several local people were fortunate enough to see the locomotive that had carried George H.W. Bush to his final resting place travel through Hiawatha on Saturday. Brenda Siebenmorgen of Hiawatha submitted photos of the train, as she just happened to be stopped at the tracks when it came through shor
‘Light Up’ deadline is Friday
Anyone with a residence inside Sabetha’s city limits can enter the annual Light Up Sabetha House Decorating Contest, co-sponsored by the Sabetha Chamber of Commerce and City of Sabetha. Prizes will be given for first through fourth places, as awarded by an independent judging committee. Prizes will
2 injured in crash west of Tarkio
(Tarkio) -- Two people were hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident near Tarkio Sunday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 27-year-old Ashley I. Porter of Bellevue, Nebraska was headed west on Highway 136 -- four miles west of Tarkio -- around 9:15 a.m.
SHS Boys’ Basketball 12.7.18
Amber Deters is Co-Editor of The Sabetha Herald, where she has been on staff since 2005. She specializes in school board, election and legislative reporting, as well as photography and page and advertising design. Amber is a 2005 Kansas State University graduate with a degree in journalism and mass
Flu shuts down northeast Kansas school district
(DONIPHAN COUNTY, Ks.) The flu is hitting a northeast Kansas school district hard. The virus has forced Doniphan County West USD 111 to call off class the rest of the week because so many kids are sick.