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INDEPENDENCE — Someone forgot to send a Oklahoma man the following memo: it’s best to not pull a fast one over law enforcement, especially when the crime takes place at an event sponsored by law enforcement.
But, that’s what allegedly happened on Saturday when Ronald Lee Tiry, age 53, of Skiatook, Okla., was arrested for vehicle burglary and theft charges after stealing items from an auction sponsored by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department and Coffeyville police and electrical service departments.
Eight convenience stores in southeast Kansas, including two in Coffeyville and two Independence were seized by the Kansas Department of Revenue on Tuesday after tax officials were unable to reach an acceptable agreement with the stores’ owners for failing to remit sales taxes to the State of Kansas
BY ANDY TAYLOR
Cherryvale city residents will want to take note of a street improvement program that is expected to begin today (Thursday) and continue through Thursday.
The street overlay program involves milling of the existing surface layer and application of an asphalt layer on North Montgomery, from Third Street north to the SKO Railroad tracks, and Fourth Street, from Galveston to Olive streets.
BY KATHY TAYLOR
One of the largest entertainment events in Caney will be held on Saturday night, Nov. 10, when the Lincoln Memorial Elementary School Carnival takes place. The cafeteria will open its doors at 5:30 p.m. to sell a variety of food items and the booths and games will be open from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
COFFEYVILLE — A Cherryvale man who was sought for allegedly committing a variety of crimes, including stabbing a person on Nov. 4, was apprehended early Tuesday morning following a foot race with local police.
Police chief Anthony Celeste said Lawrence Antonio Hayes, age 35, was arrested in Coffeyville early Tuesday after a vehicle chase with Coffeyville police that began on U.S. 166 highway. Hayes eventually abandoned his vehicle and fled on foot with local police in pursuit. He was eventually arrested in the 600 block of West First in Coffeyville.
CHERRYVALE — An Indiana woman was injured in a car-semi collision on U.S. 400 highway west of county road 4900 (or about seven miles northwest of Cherryvale) on Monday night.
The Kansas Highway Patrol said Lora M. Fleek, age 39, of North Vernon, Ind., was eastbound on U.S. 400 in a 2003 Cadillac when she drove left of center and struck a semi tractor trailer driven by Terrance Lee Wright, age 59, of Osawatomie, Kan.
INDEPENDENCE — The 312th Army Band will perform in concert in a free Veterans Day Concert at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov 9 at Independence Memorial Hall.
Admission to the concert is free, but tickets are required due to limited seating. Tickets are limited to six per requested. Tickets can be picked up at the Independence Chamber of Commerce office at 322 N. Penn.
The 312th Army Band, which is based in Lawrence, Kan., is part of the 88th Regional Support Command based at Fort McCoy, Wis. The current band features a marching band, concert band, rock band, jazz combo, brass ensemble, woodwind quintet, and ceremonial detail.
HAVANA — Havana will recognize military veterans and their contributions to the nation during a Veterans Days parade set for 10 a.m.
Floats and parade entries are encouraged to line up at 9 a.m., on the east side of town.
Concessions will be served during the day, and motorcycles will be on display at the Havana City Park.
CHERRYVALE — Military veterans will be recognized and saluted in Cherryvale’s annual Veterans Day parade set for 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 10 in downtown Cherryvale.