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Eight Wyandotte County students named to spring dean’s honor roll at Fort Hays State

Eight Wyandotte County students were named to the spring dean’s honor roll at Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan.

To be eligible, students must have completed 12 or more credit hours with a minimum grade point average of 3.6 for the semester. On-campus and virtual college students are eligible.

From Wyandotte County, students named to the dean’s honor roll included:

From Bonner Springs:

Aubrey Dawn Clifton is a senior majoring in education.

Breanna C. Inman is a senior majoring in social work.

Jonathon Allen Inman is a senior majoring in justice studies.

Samuel Brock Seaton is a senior majoring in computer science.

From Edwardsville:

Michaela Louise Krzesinski is a senior majoring in political science.

From Kansas City, Kansas:

Mariah E. Smith is a junior majoring in communication (public relations and advertising).

Ricardo Zamora is a senior majoring in management.

Audrey Compton is a junior majoring in health studies.

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Edwardsville home fire under investigation

A fire in the early morning hours of May 23 in the 500 block of Blake Street in Edwardsville is under investigation, according to authorities.

Edwardsville police and fire departments are looking into the cause of the fire at the split-level single-family home, a spokesman stated.

Firefighters responded to the fire and found one man inside the home. He was taken to a hospital for evaluation, the spokesman stated. The man is now in stable condition.

There was significant damage to the home, the spokesman stated.

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Several more candidates file for office

Several more candidates have filed for local offices, according to a list from the Wyandotte County Election Commission office.

The candidates on the May 18 list:

For mayor-CEO of the Unified Government: incumbent Mark R. Holland, David Alvey, D. Keith Jordan and Janice Grant Witt.
For Unified Government at-large 2nd District: Tom Burroughs and John “J.D.” Rios.
For Unified Government Commissioner, District 1: incumbent Gayle E. Townsend.
For Unified Government Commissioner, District 5: Incumbent Mike Kane and Sarah Kremer.
For Unified Government Commissioner, District 7: Incumbent Jim Walters, George Cooper and Jim A. Gibson.
For Unified Government Commissioner, District 8: Incumbent Jane W. Philbrook, and Kendon McClaine.
For Sheriff: Incumbent Donald Ash and Marvin L. Main.
For Board of Public Utilities, District 2: Incumbent Thomas W. Groneman.
For Board of Public Utilities, at large position 1: Incumbent Mary Gonzales and Nikole C. Owens.
For Board of Public Utilities, at large position 2: Ryan Eidson.
For Kansas City Kansas Community College Board of Trustees, regular term: Thomas G. Earp, Colton J. Gibson.
For Kansas City Kansas Community College Board of Trustees, unexpired term: Tyrone Garner.
For the Kansas City, Kansas, Board of Education, regular term: Maxine Drew, Wanda Brownlee Paige, Stacy Yeager, Joseph A. Straws III, Maria Cecilia Ysaac.
For the Kansas City, Kansas, Board of Education, unexpired term: Korri Hall Thompson.
For the Turner Board of Education: Joy D. Beery, Jeff Davidson, Steve Russell, Daniel Soptic.
For the Piper Board of Education: Desiree Fergus.
For the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Board of Education: Jeff Tinberg.
For Bonner Springs City Council, Ward 1: Patricia E. Welicky.
For Bonner Springs City Council, Ward 2: Tom Stephens.
For Bonner Springs City Council, Ward 3: Rodger Shannon.
For Bonner Springs City Council, Ward 4: Joe Peterson.

The filing deadline is noon June 1.

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