Three people face charges after a meth bust in Dickinson County. Herington police found 19 grams of methamphetamine, plus nearly 9 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. More arrests are expected.
Attempted murder charges are pending against four people accused of shooting into a home in Liberal and then leading police on a chase. That pursuit crossed state lines, ending with the suspects’ car breaking down in Beaver County, Oklahoma. Nobody hurt in the shooting or the chase.
A newspaper report says young and politically unaffiliated Kansas residents are most likely to be affected by the state’s plans to purge the names of people with incomplete registrations from its voter lists. A study from the Wichita Eagle found more than half of the prospective voters with incomplete registrations aren’t affiliated and more than 40 percent are under age 30.
The Wichita Art Museum opens a $3.5 million art garden. Hundreds of people attended the grand opening and dedication of the garden, which is designed to represent a natural prairie environment and features 13 new tree varieties, seven types of shrubs, 37 perennial varieties and 14 different grasses. The museum director hopes the garden will be a “welcome mat” for the community to access the museum.
Today is the start of the Fly Kansas Air Tour, with pilots touching down in 12 spots through Saturday. Welling, Pratt, Dodge City, and Liberal get a visit today, with Colby and Hays tomorrow. Thursday includes stops for Concordia, Junction City, and Emporia, while the Fly Kansas Air Tour heads to Beaumont on Friday before touching down for good Saturday in Newton.