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August 10, 2020



LOCAL

Cheyenne County Bus Route

The Cheyenne County School District has announced a bus route change for the 2020-2021 school year. The bus route is subject to change, and currently seats are limited. Students ages 11 and older will be required to wear a face mask on county school busses and temperature checks will be performed by the bus driver. Please contact the Cheyenne County school at 719-767-5612 to find out if your student will be on a scheduled bus route this year.


Prowers County Commissioners

Prowers County Commissioners will meet tomorrow in the Prowers County courthouse to discuss several meeting agenda items. Tomorrow’s meeting topics include the Lamar Community College fairgrounds facility agreement, an update from High Plains Community Health Center CEO Erik Niemeyer, and more. The Prowers County Commissioners work session will begin tomorrow at 9 am while the meeting takes place at 1pm.


Census and Relocated Residents

Michele Heigle, representing Colorado 2020 Census, shares information on relocated residents and their part in the 2020 census. (11 Sec). Everyone is encouraged to complete the 2020 Census for local community funding. Information received from the census will not be shared with other agencies including the government. For more information or to count your household, visit 2020census.gov.


STATE


Possible Officer Convictions

The Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance is calling for the termination of the Aurora Police officers that pulled over a Black family last week and forced them to get out of their car at gunpoint. Brittany Gilliam and her four children were told to lay down on the hot pavement after officers mistakenly thought the car the family was driving had been stolen. District Attorney George Brauchler [Brokler] is investigating the incident to determine whether those officers should face criminal charges. Aurora Police Chief Vanessa Wilson has also ordered an internal affair investigation.


Free Teacher Supplies in Wichita

According to KAKE News, Hundreds of teachers filled the showroom of Eddy’s Toyota of Wichita Sunday afternoon to pick out some much needed school supplies. The dealership held their second annual teacher appreciation supply giveaway, with $10,000 worth of teacher school supplies. Kacie Edwards, the Chief Marketing Officer for Eddy's dealership said “The average teacher spends three thousand dollars on classroom supplies out of their own pocket, we just want to try to help out a little bit and ease that discomfort". Educators who attended showed gratitude for the supplies.

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