May 13, 2020 8:15 PM

Some courthouse services resume Monday

Posted May 13, 2020 8:15 PM

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Things are starting to open back up in the state legal system.

In Reno County, the 27th judicial district released how it will reopen the court system and it follows the orders of the state.

Starting Monday, remote proceedings will be used as practicable for any hearings.

In-person counter service will be open through the clerk’s office on the first floor of the courthouse in the former Register of Deeds Counter to give the public and employees more space. Two clerks will staff the desk and accept payments, pro se filings, marriage license applications and provide hearing times.

The probations office will be open only for intake and assessment of newly-assigned clients and UA’s. Probation clients will report by Zoom or by phone as directed by their officer.

The office says telework is preferred and social distancing and the use of masks will be enforced. If all goes as planned, in-person court proceedings could resume June 1.

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KSHSAA announces governor's senior scholars

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Though KSHSAA could not hold the annual program, officials wanted to recognize those seniors that are governor's scholars. http://kshsaa.org/Public/pdf/GovScholars20.pdf

Area senior scholars are listed below:

Burrton High School: Alexis Zehr

Buhler High School: Payton DeMeyer, Caitlyn Sanders

Cheney High School: Sabrina Ann Veith

Central Plains High School, Claflin: Jerred Bieberle

Halstead High School: Kaleb Black

Hesston High School: Benjamin Hunsberger

Hutchinson High School: Ronald Y. Heminway, Weston Kraus, 

Rylie McFadden, Nia Reneau

Trinity Catholic High School, Hutchinson: Meg Friday

Inman High School: Kolby Blank

Kingman High School: Audrey Marie Birkenbaugh

Little River High School: Leah Kate Ayers

McPherson High School: Jackson Cole Schrader, Michael Trenton Stecklein

Nickerson High School: Tre' Garcia

Pretty Prairie High School: Ethan Perry

Sterling High School: Mallory S. Beltz