Service people briefs – The Hutchinson News

25July 2020

YODER– Twenty brand-new police officers graduated from the Kansas Police Training Center on July 17 at an event kept in KLETC’s Integrity Auditorium.

The new officers were members of the 265th standard training class. The graduates, who started their training in January 2020, represented 16 community, county and state law enforcement agencies from across Kansas.

Ryan Morton, a special agent with the Kansas Securities Commission, is the first anti-fraud detective to finish from KLETC.

Established by the Kansas Legislature in 1968, KLETC trains the majority of community, county and state police officers in Kansas and oversees the training of the staying officers at seven licensed and licensed academy programs run by local law enforcement agencies and the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Graduates from The News protection area who gave authorization to launch their names, noted by agency, consist of: Mayra Canto, Finney County Sheriff’s Workplace; Jacqueline Ibarra, Dodge City Police Department: Zachariah Hudlin, Marion Police Department; Jarod Gilmore, Pratt Cops Department; and Levi Conard, Reno County Constable’s Workplace.


Main Residential Mortgage Inc. welcomes enduring Home loan Producer Ashley Williams.

In her function with PRMI, Williams deals with customers to find them the best mortgage solutions. She has strong regional company relationships, which assist her master the mortgage lending industry.

Born and raised in Hutchinson, Williams and her husband, Jeremy, have two children. In her downtime, Williams delights in watching her kid race motocross and supporting her daughter in competitive cheer. At any time not working is invested with family and friends.


The Association of American Educators Found and the Kansas Association of American Educators have actually granted a COVID-19 Relief Grant to Gaye Callich, a teacher at Lyons High School.

This special $500 grant will be used to create a Task Olympics in November. The free occasion is a competitive opportunity for students with special needs to receive feedback from business leaders on their job skills.

“This crucial event held by the Unique Providers Cooperative that covers 5 school districts has actually become a custom. Keeping it going as a totally free event in these difficult times is more important than ever,” mentioned KANAAE Executive Director Garry Sigle.

The program is open to all educators. Applications for a recently included cycle of COVID-19 Relief Scholarships and Grants for teachers affected by the pandemic and presently getting ready for the unique requirements of this back-to-school season are now being accepted and assessed on a rolling basis through Aug. 31. Application and details are at


GREAT BEND– A Great Bend native has actually returned to her roots to serve as the new president of Terrific Bend Economic Advancement Inc.

. Sara Hayden recently accepted the position. Her start date is Aug. 3.

Some long-time Great Bend citizens might remember Hayden’s grandpa, Wayne Becker, and great-grandfather, Harold Becker. Becker Tire was a Great Bend success story for decades; WHB Rental is still a family-owned organisation.

Another grandfather, Jim Hayden, lives here; he managed Sears for many years and later ran Alliance Insurance coverage with Sara’s papa, Randy.

“The impacts I had maturing with these successful businessmen instilled in me a certain state of mind – go after my dreams and achieve excellent things,” Hayden said.

Hayden’s professional background consists of positions in management and retail, in addition to working with the general public and regional authorities. For example, she was administrative assistant at The Boulos Company, a business property business in Portland, Me.

Hayden likewise acted as assistant shop supervisor at Company C, a Portland home style and decoration service; and sales manager at bebe in Chandler, Az., a retail clothes shop. Most recently, Hayden’s title at The Buckle in Hutchinson was area manager/regional occasion planner.

As Hayden begins meeting with local business owners, she will stress that company retention and expansion are at the top of her list.

Hayden replaces Jessica Milsap who resigned to pursue another career.


Shareholders of High Plains Farm Credit, ACA, have re-elected Tim Benoit of Damar, Howard Boese of Brownell, Keith Kennedy of Hoxie and Monte Thom of Medication Lodge to the board of directors. All will serve three-year terms.

The investors likewise chose the Nominating Committee for 2021, which is composed of Matt Grabbe, Steve Persinger, David Sasse and Ron Wyckoff for Territory 1, Chad Flax, Steve Heath, Harvey Heier and Terry Ostmeyer for Area 2, John Blackwell, Kirk Larson, Scott Livingston and Chelsea Steffan for Area 3.

Peter Befort, William Slipke and Al Tiemeyer have actually been chosen as the alternate members of the committee.

High Plains Farm Credit contributed $5 per returned tally. Combined with staff member donations and CoBank’s Sharing Success program, High Plains Farm Credit will donate $10,000 to the Kansas 4-H Structure next month.

With loan volume of over $1.3 billion, High Plains Farm Credit becomes part of the Farm Credit System, which has served agriculture in Kansas since 1917.

Area counties within its chartered area consist of Russell, Ness, Lane, Trego, Rush, Barton, Hodgeman, Pawnee, Stafford, Ford, Edwards, Kiowa, Pratt, Meade, Clark, Comanche and Barber counties. Through contracts with other Kansas Farm Credit Associations also comes from loans throughout the state of Kansas.Source:

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