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City to discuss Chicken Ordinance July 24

The Ulysses City Council will meet in regular session Wednesday, July 24 at 5 p.m. in city hall. Among items on the agenda will be consideration of ordinance 1334 to allow chickens inside the city …
Sabrina Gaddis is the new executive director of the Grant County Community Foundation.

Grant County Community Foundation introduces new executive director

The Grant County Community Foundation was the focus of the July 12 Chamber Coffee at the Grant County Library, and foundation president Marcus Matkin introduced the foundation’s newest addition, executive director Sabrina Gaddis.

School district announces tutoring partnership

A new online tutoring platform is now available to USD 214 students. Assistant Superintendent Kevin Warner announced a partnership with Varsity Tutors for Schools at its July 8 meeting, saying the online program is free for students and extends through June 30, 2030.
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Police Blotter

The following information listed is some of the calls and arrests reported from July 8-14, 2024. Those  arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. July 8 …

City defines garage sales in revised ordinance 1333

A new ordinance passed unanimously without fanfare at the July 10 city council meeting. Ordinance 1333 defines what is considered a garage sale in the city of Ulysses after the issue was discussed at length at the two April council meetings when the city received multiple complaints about what was basically a retail business disguised as a garage sale.

County approves bid, hears revised CBCC budget

With the Civic Center gearing up for the 2024 Grant County Fair, Civic Center Manager Mari Honstead has been working tirelessly to get ready. With that in mind, the current 11-year-old …
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Life in the Headlights

A question posed on a social media site recently begged the answer to what happened to "Main Street"? You know, the one where cars "dragged" up and down all night long, with the occupants honking and …
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El Condado De Grant Celebra Los Resultados 'Máximos Históricos' De 2022

Grant County Gives celebra los resultados 'máximos de todos los tiempos' de 2022"¡¡Estamos celebrando!!!", declaró un representante de Grant County Gives en un comunicado de …

Próximos Eventos - 25 de Noviembre de 2022

Café de Cámara Esta semana no hay Café de Cámara. Si su empresa u organización está interesada en organizar café, llame a la Cámara al …

Arredondo Obtiene Vida Por Muerte De Niño En 2019

Un residente de Ulysses acusado de la muerte en 2019 del hijo de su entonces novia, fue sentenciado el miércoles 16 de noviembre a cadena perpetua. Uraquio “Rocky” Agustin …

Próximos Eventos - 18 de Noviembre de 2022

Café de Cámara El Café de Cámara será el viernes en Bear Creek Coffee Co, 107 N. Baughman St. La Fundación Comunitaria del Condado de Grant …
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Judy Harrell
Judy Harrell
Judy Harrell, 79, of Tooele, Utah, passed away peacefully in Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 10, 2024. Born in Meade, Kansas, on the Mull Ranch to John Victor Spurgeon and Donna Bell Spurgeon, Judy was …
Ramona Lea Straw-Catherwood
Ramona Lea Straw-Catherwood
Ramona Lea Straw-Catherwood earned her wings June 18, in Oklahoma City, Okla. Ramona was loved dearly and was surrounded by family at the time of passing. Ramona was born in Benton, Kans., …
Lavonne Michael
Lavonne Michael
Lavonne Michael, 89, Ulysses, died Thursday, July 11, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kans.  She was born October 11, 1934, in Ellijay, Georgia, the daughter of Ottis William and …
Robert Bruce Carter
Robert Bruce Carter
Robert Bruce Carter, 76, Ulysses, died Saturday, July 6, at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City, Kans.  He was born December 25, 1947, in Garden City, Kans., the son of Robert …
Kellye Russell Hart
Kellye Russell Hart
Kellye Russell Hart, 96, born May 1, 1928, at Rush Springs, Okla., was the 11th  of 12 children born to John William and Christina (Sperling) Hart.  He died July 1, at Bob Wilson …
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Virtual Job Fair July 26 To Showcase Hundreds Of Available State Positions

TOPEKA – Jobseekers are encouraged to attend the upcoming State of Kansas Agencies Virtual Job Fair from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, July 26. This virtual fair, hosted by KANSASWORKS, will …

Kansas Nonprofits Receive More Than $4M From Community Service Program Tax Credits

Governor Laura Kelly recently announced that $4.1 million in Community Service Program (CSP) Tax Credits has been awarded to 36 nonprofit organizations across the state to boost fundraising efforts …

KSHSAA In Need Of Game Officials

Officials are needed to officiate over high school sporting events in Kansas. The KSHSAA Officials Department oversees the licensing and testing of the Kansas High School officials. Officials …
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Ysac named ‘Sports in Kansas’ honorable mention all-state

Armani Ysac pitches April 18 in Hooker, Oklahoma.
Ulysses High School graduate Armani Ysac is seen pitching April 18 in Hooker, Okla. Ysac was named “Sports in Kansas” Class 4A all-state honorable mention for his performance during the …
Ulysses High School pitcher Addi Harbor earned Sports in Kansas All-State Honorable Mention honors.
Sports in Kansas released its annual list (since 2012) of all-state softball player honors along with coach of the year honors. Every KSHSAA team in Kansas is eligible for honors (this is media …
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A seventh inning rally fell just short for the Ulysses Lady Tigers on April 9 as the visiting Hugoton Eagles held on for an 11-10 win in the first game of a double header. The Lady Tigers took an L in the first game but bounced back for an 8-4 win in the second game to improve their record to 3-5.
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Lady Tigers Split With Stanton County

Ulysses junior pitcher Addi Harbor winds up to pitch in the bottom of the first inning of game one, Thursday in Johnson. Harbour struck out 10 in the 12-2 win.

JOHNSON, Kans. — The Ulysses Lady Tigers were flying high on a windswept Thursday afternoon. At least for a little while. The Ulysses varsity softball team handed Stanton County its …

EDUCATION & SCHOOLS
Check out these skills we will focus on at Hickok Elementary! Students will receive pink shout outs when they apply these in their school day!! Set goals! Mistakes are ok! Use positive self talk! …
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Headlines of Yesterday's News/ Blast From the Past

Above: As Seen in the March 31,1993 Edition of the Ulysses News: Zerbinetta, Shalini Ramchandani, and Giacinta, Jana Neufeld, sigh as they think wonderful thoughts about being in love during a performace of the all school spring play, Scapino.

10 years ago(March 28, 2013) There are three candidates running for school board this election: Chris Branch, Margaret Nightengale, and Ron Smith. The three were running unopposed. Grant County …

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Happy Grandparents Day

What is the history of Grandparents' Day? The idea of celebrating this day has been discussed for a long time and dates back to the 1960s. In the next decade, the efforts began to increase as, …

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