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Inman Groups Listening To Community Conversations

Posted 2/8/2018

By Randy Fogg

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KATIE Sawyer, president of the Inman Community Foundation, writes down responses to the question, “What would it take for you to be a lifelong resident?” The foundation, along with Inman Community Development, wanted to get opinions from residents on how they can “best support growth in the community of Inman.”LEDGER PHOTO KATIE Sawyer, president of the Inman Community Foundation, writes down responses to the question, “What would it take for you to be a lifelong resident?” The foundation, along with Inman Community Development, wanted to get opinions from residents on how they can “best support growth in the community of Inman.”

INMAN – Community members said Inman offered its residents strong schools, good safety services and a clean community. Residents agreed Inman was an overall friendly community during the evening Community Conversation events Thursday, Feb. 1, at the Inman Elementary School library.

The Inman Community Foundation (ICF) and Inman Community Development hosted three Community Conversation events. The first was held in the early afternoon at the Inman Senior Center, while the second was in the late afternoon and the third in the early evening.

There were 19 people at the evening session and residents were asked the question, “What would it take for you to be a lifelong resident?” Residents filled 2 ½ pages with their responses.

LaMont Rothrock, of McPherson, facilitated the events.

“We’ve been getting good turnouts,” Rothrock said.

He noted another meeting was planned for Monday, Feb. 19, to get input from teachers and staff members of USD 448.

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MHS To Defend State Title In Scholars Bowl

Posted 2/8/2018

By Randy Fogg

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THE Moundridge High School Scholar Bowl won its regional tournament Thursday, Feb. 1, at Leon. Moundridge will attempt to win back-to-back Class 2A state titles Saturday, Feb. 10, at MHS. Members of the team are, from left to right, front tow, Jessica Ullom-Minnich, Jerod Kaufman, Trevor Kohl, Chris Leddy, Luke Ratzlaff; back row, head coach Adam Robb and Bryant Olson.
PROVIDED PHOTO THE Moundridge High School Scholar Bowl won its regional tournament Thursday, Feb. 1, at Leon. Moundridge will attempt to win back-to-back Class 2A state titles Saturday, Feb. 10, at MHS. Members of the team are, from left to right, front tow, Jessica Ullom-Minnich, Jerod Kaufman, Trevor Kohl, Chris Leddy, Luke Ratzlaff; back row, head coach Adam Robb and Bryant Olson.

LEON – With three returning seniors, the Moundridge High School Scholars Bowl team went unbeaten to win the Class 2A Regional Scholars Bowl Tournament Thursday, Feb. 1, at Leon.

Moundridge will have the opportunity to defend the Class 2A state title won last year. This year’s state tournament will take place Saturday, Feb. 10, in Moundridge.

Seniors Jessica Ullom-Minnich, Jerod Kaufman and Luke Ratzlaff were part of Moundridge’s first state Scholars Bowl championship team.

The state tournament will begin at noon, at the high school.

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USD 423 Recognizes Kessler, Schrag As Distinguished Employees

Posted 2/8/2018

By Randy Fogg

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TWO more USD 423 employees have joined the Wall of Fame that is displayed in the Moundridge Middle School Commons. Vicky Kessler and Marcella Schrag were recognized for their work in the Moundridge School District during a ceremony Friday, Feb. 2, in the Moundridge gymnasium. The ceremony was between Moundridge’s varsity basketball games against Trinity Catholic. Show from left to right is Robert Schrag, Marcella Schrag, Superintendent George Leary, Elementary Principal JoAnn Browne, Vicky Kessler and Jay Kessler.LEDGER PHOTO TWO more USD 423 employees have joined the Wall of Fame that is displayed in the Moundridge Middle School Commons. Vicky Kessler and Marcella Schrag were recognized for their work in the Moundridge School District during a ceremony Friday, Feb. 2, in the Moundridge gymnasium. The ceremony was between Moundridge’s varsity basketball games against Trinity Catholic. Show from left to right is Robert Schrag, Marcella Schrag, Superintendent George Leary, Elementary Principal JoAnn Browne, Vicky Kessler and Jay Kessler.

MOUNDRIDGE – Former USD 423 employees Vicky Kessler and Marcella Schrag have become the 14th and 15th members of the Moundridge School District’s Wall of Fame during a ceremony Friday, Feb. 2, in the Moundridge gymnasium.

The Wall of Fame is on display in the Moundridge Middle School Commons. The ceremony was between Moundridge’s varsity basketball games against Trinity Catholic.

The district started the process of recognizing past distinguished employees in 2014. There were 13 employees in that first class.

To be recognized, employees must have spent 25 or more years in the district and have been retired for three or more years. A new class will be inducted every three years.

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Lady Wildcats Use Third-Quarter Explosion to Down Trinity, 60-48

Posted 2/8/2018

By Randy Fogg

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SOPHOMORE Hailey Unruh drives in for a layup during the Moundridge High School 60-48 win against Trinity Catholic Friday, Feb. 2, in the MHS gymnasium. Unruh poured in a game-high 15 points as the Lady Wildcats rallied for the win.LEDGER PHOTO SOPHOMORE Hailey Unruh drives in for a layup during the Moundridge High School 60-48 win against Trinity Catholic Friday, Feb. 2, in the MHS gymnasium. Unruh poured in a game-high 15 points as the Lady Wildcats rallied for the win.

MOUNDRIDGE – Sophomore Hailey Unruh’s steal and layup ignited an 18-0 explosion from the Moundridge High School girls basketball team, helping the Lady Wildcats to a 60-48 win against Trinity Catholic Friday, Feb. 2, at the MHS gymnasium.

The 5-foot-4 Unruh scored six points during the run on two layups and a put back after an offensive rebound.

Unruh said she “must run the court and make layups.”

Senior Bethany Stucky scored seven points during the run for Moundridge.

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