Friday, March 27, 2020
Thursday, March 26, 2020
County Appraiser Danny Mesalles reported to county commissioners Monday that overall valuation of property has increased again this year, thou… more >>
Even though the City of Clay Center isn’t picking up recyclables right now, the Clay County landfill has come up with a solution that will all… more >>
Three city council members who are part of the council’s Property and Rec. Committee met in Dexter Park yesterday to look at a new site there … more >>
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
This Week's Dispatch Extra Saver
National (Free access)
Saturday, March 28, 2020
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adult… more >>
DETROIT (AP) — As the United States led the world with confirmed coronavirus cases, cities such as Detroit, Chicago and New Orleans grew as ho… more >>
The world changed remarkably this past week — yet again, just as it did the week before, as the coronavirus marched across the world. No corne… more >>
President Donald Trump is raising the idea of what he's calling a quarantine involving New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut, state… more >>
Kansas (Free access)
Thursday, March 26, 2020
The Legislature worked quickly last week to wrap up its most critical work of regular session. This was two weeks ahead of schedule to get everyone home amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. I am now home and practicing social distancing for up to a month. I encourage all of you to do the same. more >>
Renters Together MHK is pushing for a “rent holiday” as Manhattan and Kansas battle the coronavirus pandemic. more >>
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), a leading provider of hybrid colocation and mega scale data center solutions, today announced significant increases in usage of QTS' Service Delivery Platform (SDP) engineered to manage and optimize data center deployments. more >>
USD-379 is looking for areas in our community for students to sit/park outside to do their required online school work. Please contact us if your business is willing and able to open your Internet up for families in need.
Cannon & Cannon Design is pairing up with the Clay Center Presbyterian Manor for a fund-raiser to purchase materials used to make cloth masks for local nursing homes and medical centers.
The Community Church Camp Committee has announced they have canceled “in person” sign ups for church camp scholarships that were scheduled for April 2 and April 4. Students can still apply for scholarships by going on our Facebook page “Community Church Camp Committee.”
Clay Center Elks will distribute USDA commodities through the TEFAP program on Thursday April 16 from 3 to 4 p.m. for income qualifying families.
The USD-379 Care Team will be holding a supply pick-up for each building on Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28. Please find the schedule for pick-up times for each location below.
The Clay County Health Department received notification today confirming one positive case of COVID-19 in Clay County. We are continuing to work closely with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment during this time.
USD-379 announced yesterday that they’ve put together five teams who are diligently working this to provide for students. Those teams include:
To protect employees and the citizens they serve, Clay Center Police Chief Bill Robinson announced yesterday that the department has implemented new safety measures as a precaution due to the coronavirus.
The Clay Center Presbyterian Manor’s Pasta With a Purpose, the 30th annual Good Samaritan dinner and silent auction, has been postponed due to the novel Coronavirus emergency. The event is tentatively re-scheduled for June 10 at the United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 921 Fifth St. T…
Arts, Entertainment and Leisure
For years I’ve resisted the temptation to subscribe to Netflix or Hulu or any of those other web-only TV series, but a few months ago I finally broke down and subscribed to Hulu after my teenage son showed me the benefits of being able to watch TV shows on your phone.
‘Duncanville,’ Fox’s newest animated series, which premiered Feb. 16, is still finding it’s way, but unlike many other animated series that have stalled in the timeslot between ‘The Simpsons,’ and ‘Family Guy.’ this one is actually fun to watch.
If you haven’t yet watched an episode of “Miracle Workers: Dark Ages” on TBS, we’d recommend catching up. It’s exactly the kind of humor we need to see right now.