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Local elected officials sworn into office
Local elected officials sworn into office

Local elected officials sworn into office

County officials elected in the November, 2020 election were sworn into office Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, with Judge Brian Grace presiding. Above left: Dennis Ray, Board of County Commissioners, District 2; Darrell Oetting, Board of County Commissioners, District 3 and Dustin Florence, newly elected Sheriff, took their oath of office first, followed by returning re-elected officials. Above right: Leann Bishop, Lincoln County Treasurer, Dawn Harlow, Lincoln County Clerk, Tami Kerth, Lincoln County Register of Deeds and Jennifer O'Hare, Lincoln County Attorney, take their oath of office. The Sheriff's deputies were also sworn in to preserve and protect the people of Lincoln County. This group included the county's new Undersheriff, Luke Sanders. Following the ceremony the Sheriff, Undersheriff and deputies joined together to ''toast" out-going Sheriff Mike Weigel with refreshments and well-wishes. (Photos by Jy/1 Phillips)

Clark, Mize & Linville join Metz Law Firm

Clark, Mize & Linville join Metz Law Firm

Clark, Mize & Linville, Chtd. and the Metz Law Firm, Chtd. are joining forces to provide legal services to Lincoln County and the surrounding areas. This alliance brings together two highly-respected Kansas law firms and is a joining of two extraordinary firms with practice strengths and goals that are highly complementary. The combination will take effect on January 1, 2021, and will enable Clark, Mize & Linville, Chtd. to bring an exceptional range of legal services to the Lincoln community.

Seitz named CEO

At the Dec. 23, 2020 meeting of Lincoln County Hospital’s board of trustees, the on-going search for a new permanent hospital CEO was mentioned under Old Business.

Lincoln County receives first COVID vaccines

Lincoln County receives first COVID vaccines

Lincoln County health care professionals began receiving the COVID-19 vaccine Dec. 18. Physicians and other “front-line” patient care professionals are the first to receive the two-dose vaccine. Urgency is being placed on protecting health care providers due to the critical nature of their patient care and their constant exposure to the virus. The Kansas State Nurses Association reports that nearly 400 nurses in the U.S. have died due to COVID-19, with many others infected or hospitalized.

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