Archive for Edwardsville

Victim of fatal accident on K-32 identified

The victim of a fatal accident on K-32 at 118th Street has been identified, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

The accident was about 1:40 p.m. July 7, according to a trooper’s report.

The victim was James Roden, 58, of Edwardsville, Kansas, the trooper’s report stated. His family has been notified.

The trooper’s report stated that Roden was driving a Chevrolet Lumina that was eastbound on K-32. For unknown reasons, the Lumina crossed the median and entered the westbound lanes, striking a Ford F-150 pickup truck.

The driver of the pickup truck, a 66-year-old Tonganoxie, Kansas, man, was injured and taken to the hospital, according to the trooper’s report.


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.


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.