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Possible Shooting Threat Sent To Moundridge High

Posted 5/24/2018

By Randy Fogg

The Ledger Staff

MOUNDRIDGE – The Moundridge Police Department and the McPherson County Sheriff’s Office are continuing their investigation Tuesday, May 22 of an anonymous threat that referenced a possible shooting at Moundridge High School, USD 423 Superintendent George Leary said.

Law enforcement is working on several leads, Leary said.

“There is nothing official to share at this time,” he added.

The alleged threat was made Tuesday morning.

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‘Big Talk’ Takes Look At Threat Of Gun Violence

Posted 5/24/2018

By Randy Fogg

The Ledger StaffLEDGER PHOTO
PANELISTS for the Moundridge Public Library’s First Annual Interfaith Big Talk were, from left right, Hesston Police Chief Doug Schroeder, representing Grace Crossing Church; Pastor Derek King, with Eden Mennonite Church; and Pastor Brad Roth, with West Zion Mennonite Church. The “Big Talk” about the threat of gun violence was held Monday, May 14, at the Pine Village Wellness Center.LEDGER PHOTO PANELISTS for the Moundridge Public Library’s First Annual Interfaith Big Talk were, from left right, Hesston Police Chief Doug Schroeder, representing Grace Crossing Church; Pastor Derek King, with Eden Mennonite Church; and Pastor Brad Roth, with West Zion Mennonite Church. The “Big Talk” about the threat of gun violence was held Monday, May 14, at the Pine Village Wellness Center.

MOUNDRIDGE – Almost 60 area residents took place in the Moundridge Public Library’s “Big Talk” about the threat of gun violence in the community.

The library hosted the First Annual Interfaith Big Talk on Monday, May 14, at the Pine Village Wellness Center.

Library Director Jill Stern asked for representatives from local churches to serve on a panel to lead the conversation.

Panelists were Pastors Derek King and Brad Roth, with Eden Mennonite and West Zion Mennonite churches, respectively; and Hesston Police Chief Doug Schroeder was the Grace Crossing Church representative.

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Pleasant View Home Dedicates Childcare Center

Posted 5/24/2018

By Randy Fogg

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PLEASANT View Home, in Inman, held a balloon launch to dedicate the Happy Hearts Child Care Center, which is part of the Pleasant View campus. The launch took place Tuesday, May 15, outside the main entrance of the elder care facility.PROVIDED PHOTO PLEASANT View Home, in Inman, held a balloon launch to dedicate the Happy Hearts Child Care Center, which is part of the Pleasant View campus. The launch took place Tuesday, May 15, outside the main entrance of the elder care facility.

INMAN – Jalane White, administrator at Pleasant View Home in Inman, described the Happy Hearts Child Care Center as a “blessing” for the business its staff.

Pleasant View held a balloon launch Tuesday, May 15, to dedicate the center during National Nursing Home Week.

“We wanted to do something special,” White said. “We thought this would be a good time to do the dedication for the child care center.”

Karyn Larson was hired as the licensed care provider for the facility. The center opened in January of this year.

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