Tag: Lincoln County

Communications Officer

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Lincoln County, Kansas, is accepting applications for a full-time Communications Officer. This position is responsible for answering incoming telephone calls, answering 911 calls, and monitoring and transmitting information via two-way radio. Applicants must have a high school diploma or G.E.D., be free of felony and/or serious misdemeanor conviction, have the ability to multitask and have …

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Jailer

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Lincoln County, Kansas, is accepting applications for a full-time Jailer. This position is responsible for the daily management of inmates while maintaining safety and security within the jail. Duties include, but are not limited to: Documenting and maintaining records of inmate activities. Addressing inmate requests. Escorting inmates to and from court, medical visits and visitation. …

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48 Norman Sylvan Grove, KS 67481

This Single-Family Home is located at 48 Norman, Sylvan Grove, KS, is currently for sale and has been listed on Trulia for 401 days. This property is listed for $370,000. 48 Norman has 4 beds, 3 baths and approximately 2,560 square feet. The price per square foot is $145. The property has a lot size …

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43 Ridge Rd, Sylvan Grove, KS 67481

Great home at Lake Wilson. Sale includes slip at the dock with a lift. Also included in the sale price is a 2000 19′ Lund. The home includes two bedrooms plus a large bunkroom so that the home sleeps 12 comfortably. Beautiful views of the lake and surrounding prairie from a large wraparound porch. Address: …

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LCEDF hosting new Open House event

Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation (LCEDF) is hosting a Countywide Real Estate Open House June 8, 2019, with the goal of boosting the Lincoln County real estate market, attracting new residents, and filling local job openings.

The Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation (LCEDF) is piloting a new event, a Countywide Real Estate Open House, on Saturday, June 8th, 2019, 9:00am-Noon, with the goal of boosting our local real estate market, attracting new residents into the area, and filling a variety of job openings.

Elijah & Lara Keever

Elijah & Lara Keever are Rural by Choice in Lincoln County, KS. (Photo by Tyler Gier)

While Elijah Keever grew up in a small, north-central Kansas town similar to Lincoln, his wife, Lara, made the switch from Boston-living to the rural lifestyle in Kansas. The family owns Keever Auto & Ag, and have operated the business in Lincoln for five years. “We got to know some wonderful people here in Lincoln, and were given an opportunity to start a business,” Lara said.

Al Joe Wallace

Al Joe Wallace is Rural by Choice in Lincoln County, KS. (Photo by Becky Rathbun)

Al Joe Wallace, who currently serves as one of the Lincoln County Commissioners, has lived at the same farmstead for his entire life in the Salt Creek township. “I like the community,” Wallace said. “I like the people, and so I had no desire to leave.”

Jared Spear & Lisa Simmons

Jared Spear & Lisa Simmons are Rural by Choice in Lincoln County, KS. (Photo by Becky Rathbun)

Jared Spear, who was born and raised on a family farm in Lincoln County, enjoys rural living and took an opportunity to open a business in his hometown. Once he did that, he decided to open other businesses in town. He and his fiancé Lisa Simmons enjoy the community “where people care about the well being of the community and other local businesses.”

The Labertew Families

Stan & Sandy Labertew and Ben & Angie Labertew are Rural by Choice in Lincoln County, KS. (courtesy photo)

The Labertew families take education seriously and have also built a successful family agri-business in Labertew Apiaries in their spare time. They’ve made Sylvan Grove their home and believe it is a great place to raise a family and find a real sense of community.

Craig & Mary Ann Stertz – Rural by Choice

Craig & Mary Ann Stertz are Rural by Choice in Lincoln County, KS. (courtesy photo)

When Craig and Mary Ann Stertz purchased a crumbling, falling building on Lincoln Ave., they saw an opportunity to restore it. With 36 years of marriage to their credit, the couple is still together after 4 years of working out different opinions on the loft renovation. Those interested in staying the loft can rent it out via Airbnb.

Jason & April Coover

Jason & April Coover are Rural by Choice in Lincoln County, KS.

When April Coover attended a career fair, she discovered a career opportunity at the pharmacy in Lincoln. Not long after her move to Lincoln, she went on a “successful” blind date with her husband, Jason Coover. “We can let the kids play outside and know that our neighbors look out for them, love them and treat them just as they do their own kids/grandkids,” she said.

Dirt work being completed at Lincoln Municipal Airport

Lincoln Municipal Airport runway dirt work underway

A new runway is being installed at the Lincoln Municipal Airport. The runway will be 4,200 feet long by 60 feet wide, which will accommodate larger aircraft landings and takeoffs. According to Clay Haring, Post Rock Aviation Owner, the dirt work underway now was funded by a grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation Division of Aviation, and Esfeld Construction, Great Bend, is leading the construction.

Local pheasant business expanding with hatchery

Pheasants are raised at the Prairie Land Gamebirds property in Hunter and sold to hunting operations across the country. The business is currently expanding with a hatchery and new pens. (photo by Hailey Dixon)

Mike and Sara Rosebrook – Young Farmers & Ranchers of the Year

Mike and Sara Rosebrook are the Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers of the Year

Mike and Sara Rosebook were recognized as the Kansas Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers of the Year at the annual conference in Manhattan January 26-28, 2018. They are pictured here with Kansas Farm Bureau President, Rich Felts. (courtesy photo)

Lincoln County business leaders attend “Destination Bootcamp”

Six Lincoln County business leaders recently attended the training workshop “Destination Bootcamp,” in Colorado, to learn new ways to attract and increase the number of customers and visitors to the area. Back row (L-R): Jon Schallert, marketing consultant, Jennifer O’Hare, Sue Graham, Kelly Larson, Carly SeirerErrebo, Ronda Mishler. Front row: Alisha DeWitt and Angela O’Bannon. (Courtesy photo)

Six Lincoln County business leaders recently attended the training workshop “Destination Bootcamp,” in Colorado, to learn new ways to attract and increase the number of customers and visitors to the area. Back row (L-R): Jon Schallert, marketing consultant, Jennifer O’Hare, Sue Graham, Kelly Larson, Carly SeirerErrebo, Ronda Mishler. Front row: Alisha DeWitt and Angela O’Bannon. (Courtesy photo)