Dalton Cooper, Lincoln, was hired as a lifeguard for the remainder of the season at the July 13 meeting of the Lincoln city council. One lifeguard had to resign due to illness, leaving the pool one guard short for the remainder of the season.
Lincoln City Clerk Heather Hillegeist has been a member of the City Clerks and Municipal Finance Officers Association (CCM-FOA), a professional organization, since first stepping up from deputy clerk into her current role in March of 2015.
When Dil Darjee decided he wanted to own a business, he took to the internet to see what was available. He knew he wanted to move his family from their home in St. George, Utah, with a population of more than 72,000 residents, to a small “village.” He found the Post Rock Motel listing, and visited Lincoln to see if this business was a contender.
On July 1, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment took the reported COVID-19 case off the Lincoln County report. The afflicted person had a permanent address of Lincoln County, but had not been in the county for several months and had no exposure to any Lincoln County residents.
Galen Liggett and Jim Metz, representing the Lincoln branch of Citizens State Bank & Trust Company, addressed the USD 298 board of education at their July 6 meeting to offer a $4,000 donation. While acknowledging the district can use the funds to meet their needs, the bank has requested it be used for academics, i.e. curriculum, textbooks, etc. The board gratefully accepted their donation and earmarked it for much needed textbooks.
Lincoln County Hospital Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Tawnya Seitz has been named Acting CEO. The decision was made following a special meeting of the Board of Trustees June 25.
When calculations were complete, California, New York and Texas will receive the largest distribution of all states. Kansas will receive a total of $1,250,000,000 in the first of three rounds of federal relief. Additionally, Johnson County will receive $116,311,034 directly from the federal government, and Sedgwick County will receive $99,636,917 as a direct federal distribution. A total of $400 million will be distributed to the local (county) governments.
“Indigenous” with Mona Cliff of Lawrence, Kris Heinze and George Medcraft Collections, Lincoln, will open at the Lincoln Art Center on Friday July 10 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. through August 31.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law by President Donald Trump on March 27, 2020. The law is intended to address the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.
Lincoln Park Manor celebrated 4th of July with staff and residents last week. Due to COVID-19 restrictions the public was not allowed to attend the event with the residents but could enjoy from the street. The residents enjoyed sno cones, popcorn and singing patriotic songs. A photo booth and props were set up outside so families can enjoy their loved ones smiles via their facebook page. Right: Ann Wolting and Elsie Jean Kelly pose on the bench. (Courtesy Photos)