KIKS & KIOL Radio News 9/6/2017

A Neosho County Sheriff’s deputy has been let go after being accused of transporting an open container.  According to The Chanute Tribune, the sheriff’s office received reports on social media about an off-duty deputy with an open container of beer in a vehicle.  The deputy, 25 year old Zach Allen of Chanute, and three others were found on a rural road in Neosho County.  Following an investigation, the sheriff’s office is requesting charges against the four.  (9/6)
Water rescue teams from agencies across Kansas who were deployed to Texas to assist in recovery efforts from Hurricane-turned-Tropical Depression Harvey have all returned to Kansas as of Tuesday morning.  The crews, who left last Wednesday, were tasked to search for and transport any people and animals stranded by flood waters. Kansas sent water rescue personnel, along with hard-bottom, air boats, and inflatable boats.  (9/6)
The deadlines are quickly approaching for poster and video contests as part of the annual Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day safety campaign. All Kansas kids can win great prizes and learn about traffic safety by participating. Details on the Iola Radio Facebook page.  (9/6)

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