KIKS & KIOL Radio News 11/6/2017

A 19 year old driver and his passenger escaped serious injury in a one-vehicle roll over 6 miles north of Iola Saturday night. The Allen County Sheriff’s Office reports that the pair left the truck behind and were picked up. Authorities tracked the two individuals down in the Iola area and they were taken into custody. Their names have not been released. (11/6)
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation assisted the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Department with a standoff situation Sunday morning in Eureka. A news release from Sheriff Heath Samuels says the incident started about 12:30 a.m. and ended at 4 am. 24-year-old Loren Chavez of Eureka was arrested for aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer. (11/6)
There won’t be a lot of choices on the ballot for Allen County voters on Tuesday. The Iola Register reports that several races will depend on write-in votes to fill vacancies. The only contested races are in Gas, LaHarpe, Savonburg and the Humboldt area. A number of Allen County races have more vacancies than candidates. (11/6)
Chanute High School students signed a banner this past week to commemorate the beginning of the Carlie Challenge. The Chanute Tribune reports that it originated after the sudden death of 15-year-old Carlie Almond in 2015. Participants find something to be thankful for each day for a month. For more information, visit the website (11/6)


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