Scranton replaces Croucher as fire chief

SCRANTON—Scranton Mayor Robert Sims, during the Dec. 3 meeting of the Scranton City Council, recommended appointment of Ted McDaniel as Scranton Fire Department Assistant Chief.

By unanimous vote, the council adopted a motion to accept Sims’ recommendation.

“With this nomination, would you accept that?” asked Council Member Gary Burkdoll.

“Sure,” McDaniel replied.

$2,500 grand prize drawings TONIGHT

OSAGE CITY—The countdown is on for The Herald-Chronicle’s Christmas On Us grand prize drawing for two $1,000 prizes, two $250 prizes and as many as three more $50 prizes to be held 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 in the Osage City High School auditorium.

The third $50 instant win prize was claimed by Nancy Decock, Osage City. The winning ticket was picked up at Jerry’s Thriftway, and the winning number was found in the Furniture Loft advertisement. Decock plans to take the winnings back where she earned them to get more groceries.

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Overbrook standoff ends with two arrests

Topekans arrested on felony, gun charges

OVERBROOK—An attempt to serve a warrant at 306 Ash St., Apt. 103, at the Overbrook Apartments resulted in a seven-hour standoff.

A task force of Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, U.S. Marshals and deputies from the Osage County Sheriff’s Office attempted to serve a warrant for Thomas C. Kent, 39, Topeka at 1 p.m. Dec. 10.



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