Tag: Coffey County

On Nov. 24, Coffey County commissioners voted against requesting citizens wear face masks to guard against the spread of COVID-19, per Gov. Laura Kelly’s most recent request.  The commissioners’ decision went against the advice of…

Coffey County’s top health officer, Dr. John Shell, resigned following a decision by the county commission to opt out of Gov. Laura Kelly’s mask mandate, reported the Coffey County Republican. Shell was also the county’s…

BURLINGTON — A mother and her two young daughters were killed in a pre-dawn house fire in Burlington Friday. Jennifer Rose Pope, 27, and her children, Hope and Faith Garrett, 6 and 5, respectively, were…

A road project scheduled for rural Coffey County has been pushed back to June 17-19, the Kansas Department of Transportation announced. Crews will replace a crossroad pipe on K-58 Highway about two miles west of…

GRIDLEY — A crossroad pipe project west of Gridley will force the closure of K-58 highway for about three days, the Kansas Department of Transportation announced. Traffic in rural Coffey County will need to use…

Sewer work needed under highway YATES CENTER — Two large piles of dirt on both sides of Highway 75, along with heavy equipment, are part of a repair project to replace sections of sewer under…