Ohio Woman Injured in Saline County Crash

SALINE COUNTY – An Ohio woman was injured in a single vehicle rollover crash in Saline County early Saturday morning. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Shelly Marie Scarberry, 23, Columbus, Ohio, was traveling westbound on Interstate 70 one mile east of the Solomon rest area just after … Read more

Salina South Football Game Canceled

SALINA – Due to multiple positive cases of COVID-19 at Derby High School, tonight’s football game between Salina South and Derby has been canceled. According to a media release from USD 306, the Sedgwick County Health Department recommended that Derby suspend all football activities at this time. As a result, Salina Public Schools and Derby … Read more

KWU Unveils Scholarship for Valedictorians

SALINA – After last week’s announcement of strong placement within regional rankings, Kansas Wesleyan continued its recent positive momentum Thursday with the announcement of a new scholarship, an honor targeted to valedictorians. The KWU Valedictorian Scholarship is a full tuition award that Kansas resident graduating high school seniors that have achieved valedictorian status with a … Read more

Royals’ Alex Gordon Announces Retirement

KANSAS CITY, MO. – Royals outfielder Alex Gordon announced today that he will retire from baseball, effective this Sunday, September 27 following the season finale vs. the Detroit Tigers. Gordon, a seven-time Rawlings Gold Glove Award winner and Rawlings Platinum Glove winner (2014), ranks among the franchise’s all-time leaders in most all offensive categories, including … Read more

Warm End to the Week, Slightly Cooler for Start of Next Week, Much Cooler Tuesday

It will be warm end to this week. High temperatures from Thursday through Saturday will average between the lower 80’s in southeast Kansas to the lower 90’s in central Kansas. This is about 5 to 8 degrees above normal for this time of year. Temperatures will moderate slightly to start next week. High temperatures on … Read more

OCCK to Hold Community Blood Drive

SALINA – OCCK, Inc. will be holding a community blood drive on Tuesday, October 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their corporate office in Salina at 1710 W. Schilling, according to a media release. Appointments are limited and can be scheduled online at www.redcrossblood.org or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). You can also … Read more

Salina Chamber Foundation Launches Small Business Grant Program

SALINA – The Salina Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in partnership with Saline County, Kansas, is assisting small businesses seeking capital in response to the negative economic impacts of COVID-19 from the Strengthening People and Revitalizing Kansas (SPARK) Small Business Grant Fund. The Salina Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation program offers grants of up to … Read more

Salina Police Department Receives Grant Funding

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies – today announced $2,552,834 in Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants (JAG) through the Department of Justice (DOJ) to support Kansas law enforcement. Among the law enforcement agencies receiving the grant funding is the … Read more

Community Foundation Awards $18,000 in Community Grants

SALINA – The Greater Salina Community Foundation recently awarded over $18,000 to 7 charitable projects and organizations in Saline County, according to a media release. The following organizations received funding: Martin Luther King, Jr. Child Development Center, $5,000 to replace the fence at the center. USD 305, $5,000 to purchase food items for weekend food … Read more