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Holyrood plans public meeting on proposed fire district

The Holyrood City Council agreed at its Monday night meeting to accept a donation from Rails to Trails of property at 107 N. Pennsylvania. As part of the agreement, the organization must provide the city with an updated survey and clear title.

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Speeders: Beware in Holyrood

 The Holyrood City Council approved a motion at Monday’s meeting to have Mary Marshall of Salina, assist city clerk Neysa Brown with the electronic filing of traffic tickets due to a big backlog since the arrival of Holyrood city police chief Patrick Chapman.

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Central Plains names new superintendent

Jim Runge, superintendent of the Solomon USD 393 school district, has accepted an offer to become the new superintendent of the Holyrood-based Central Plains USD 112. Runge will follow Steve Woolf, who resigned, effective at the end of his contract in June.

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Holyrood raises minimum electric rates

The Holyrood City Council approved a $2 rate increase for the minimum electrical service to its customers Monday at its regular meeting at City Hall. The increase takes effect July 1.

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Holyrood will dance for park improvements

The coming of spring usually means prom season, when the local high schools have the ritual Junior/Senior Proms, where the students dress up in formal attire for a night of dining and dancing.

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Central Plains school board receives IPad update

 Members of the Central Plains USD 112 board of education received a hands-on demonstration of how iPads are being used to teach students during Monday’s board meeting at Central Plains Elementary School in Holyrood.

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Disaster response concerns council

 

The possibility of disaster, such as the recent tornado that destroyed much of the small town of Harveyville south of Topeka, was on the mind of Holyrood mayor Ken Schepmann at the Monday meeting of the Holyrood City Council.

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Holyrood considers curfew

The Holyrood City Council is seeking public comment concerning the proposed curfew ordinance that the council has been pondering since June of 2011.

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Holyrood settles on revitalization plan

Holyrood vice-mayor Ron Etchison assumed the orange 1980s vintage mayoral chair for the Jan. 16 meeting of Holyrood City Council.

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Holyrood moves to raze house

Members of the Holyrood city council voted to accept the low bid concerning the demolition of an unsafe structure at 207 N. Charles at the Dec. 22 meeting of the city council.

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iPads to be used in USD 112 pilot program

More technology could soon be utilized in USD 112 classrooms.

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Holyrood addresses revitalization plan

Holyrood Mayor Ken Schepmann wants the Holyrood City Council to investigate an aggressive Neighborhood Revitalization plan.

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Central Plains goes green

The Central Plains school district is in the process of going green.

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Old fire truck is for sale

 The city of Holyrood has an old fire truck for sale and will accept sealed bids for the 1971 Ford single-axle truck.

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Holyrood loses maintenance supervisor

Holyrood loses maintenance supervisor

Randy Zajic, maintenance supervisor for the City of Holyrood, tendered his resignation effective Oct. 17 after a five-minute executive session at the Holyrood City Council meeting Monday.

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USD 112 moves forward with garage

After a 10-minnute executive session to discuss matters pertaining to attorney-client priviledge with board attorney John Sherman, the Central Plains USD 112 Board of Education formed a committee to establish specifications for the construction of a new garage at Central Plains High School in Claflin, and to put the project out by sealed bids.

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Holyrood Council supports power plant purchase

Members of the Holyrood city council tentatively agreed to the Kansas Power Pool’s partial purchase of the Dogwood, Mo. power plant at their Sept. 6 meeting.

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Holyrood considers curfew

The Holyrood City council decided to move forward with a curfew at their Aug. 15 meeting, having had numerous complaints about vandalism in the city.

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Central Plains' valuation inceases

A hearing at the start of the Central Plains USD 112 Board of Education meeting Monday, the district’s 2011-12 budget was approved.

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Firefighters respond to Holyrood house fire

Firefighters respond to Holyrood house fire

Holyrood firefighters squelched a small house fire Thursday afternoon in Holyrood.

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Holyrood eyes curfew

Holyrood will investigate implementing a curfew due to the recent graffiti that has sprung up around the city.

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Holyrood celebrates 125 years

Holyrood celebrates 125 years

Neither threatening skies or oppressive heat dampened the Jubilee as the city’s residents celebrated the 125th anniversary of the founding of Holyrood.

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Water surfaces as issue at Holyrood

Water wasn’t on the Holyrood city council’s agenda Monday night, but it quickly became a hot topic of discussion.

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