Tag Archives: Sedgwick County

January 14, 1986 – A Day That Changed My Life January 14, 2021

Sharing this again as I first posted it several times – January 14, 1986 – A Day That Changed My Life January 14, 2019 and January 14, 1986 – A Day That Changed My Life. This happened shortly before lunchtime. It … Continue reading

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Update on Wichita Library Move – December 18, 2020

Update on this post – Wichita Public Library Is Moving My Closest Branch Too Far – November 21, 2020. In that post, I mentioned they were moving it closer to where I live in an article posted by a local … Continue reading

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Wichita City Council Member Tests Positive for COVID-19 – November 7, 2020

I saw a bit ago that a Wichita City Council member tested positive for COVID-19 https://www.kwch.com/2020/11/07/wichita-mayor-city-council-now-in-quarantine-after-member-tests-positive-for-covid-19/; the other City Council members, Mayor, and City Manager are under quarantine until November 18th. Other city staff members are also under quarantine. This … Continue reading

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Wichita School District Weird Policies – October 27, 2020

Yesterday, the schools were open, but if you kept your children home, it was an excused absence. Today, if your children are part of the online learning program, they had to attend online courses. If your children were going to … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Try to Race a Train – October 25, 2020

Yesterday I saw an article where a driver tried to beat a train. End result driver died and passenger seriously injured. Back in 1996 or 1997, I saw a train wreck about to happen. Eastbound train, southbound semi, we were … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Moving into the Area Over the Next Few Days – October 21, 2020

Over the next 10 days, Wichita is supposed to have some cold days, with possible snow. Tomorrow is supposed to be low 80s F for the high and 40 F for the low. Friday is supposed to have mid-40s F … Continue reading

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Went to the Historical/Genealogical Society Where I Volunteer Today – October 3, 2020

We are only open two days per week at the historical/genealogical society. With the COVID-19 stuff going on, we are only open 2 hours on those days. Normally we are open from 10 AM to 4 PM, but the hours … Continue reading

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Please Be Safe If You Are Around Fireworks This Week-end – July 3, 2020

When I was growing up, my parents taught us how to handle fireworks safely. That seems to be a dying skill these days as too many parents don’t teach their children how to safely handle fireworks, or the children don’t … Continue reading

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More Wichita restaurants temporarily closing, limiting operations due to increase in COVID-19 cases – KWCH June 23, 2020

I saw this on a local TV station –  https://www.kwch.com/content/news/More-Wichita-restaurants-temporarily-closing-limiting-operations-due-to-increase-in-COVID-19-cases-571456151.html. This is why social distancing should be used. WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) More Wichita restaurants are closing or limiting operations because of increased COVID-19 cases in Sedgwick County. Announcements from Connie’s Mexican … Continue reading

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Wichita Public Library Open with Restrictions – June 11, 2020

The various branches of the Wichita Public Library https://www.wichitalibrary.org/, including the Main Library, are somewhat open. Here are the restrictions – https://www.wichitalibrary.org/covid-19. Not listed below, but returned items will be placed in quarantine temporarily. I saw it elsewhere. No word on … Continue reading

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