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Derby engineer’s lightning strike system may be available commercially

A Derby resident who has been researching and developing a lightning strike protection system for wind turbine rotor blades may have his sy… Read more

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New art display featured at Derby library

The Derby Public Library and Arts Council announce a new art display by Rita Tillison. Twenty acrylic paintings are featured in a display c… Read more

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Ranch strives to set boys on the right path

Blue Sky Ranch is not the typical ranch. The focus is not on cattle, but on boys and young men in the 14- to 19-year-old age range – and st… Read more

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Inspirational Award winner appreciates life

Inspiration comes in many forms. Sometimes it’s just a simple act of kindness. Other times inspiration can be life-changing. It is safe to … Read more

News

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Senior Center gets funds to upgrade technology

The Derby Community Foundation recently presented a $5,000 grant from the Decarsky Foundation Fund to the Derby Senior Center to support up… Read more

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Young named 2020 Mr. Panther

Senior Matthew Young was named 2020 Mr. Panther at halftime of Friday’s boys’ basketball game vs. Campus. The winner is selected through mo… Read more

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Carpenter files for re-election for State Representative

Blake Carpenter of Derby has filed for re-election as State Representative to the 81st District. Read more

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Burris files for re-election as District 82 State Representative

State Representative and Mulvane resident Jesse Burris has filed for re-election to District 82, which covers the southern half of Derby an… Read more

Business

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New church planned for north Derby

Plans call for Derby to get a new church – and it will be a large one, too.  Read more

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Facility and program guidelines approved for Hubbard Arts Center

Usage, rental and program agreements were approved by the Derby Recreation Commission board at its Feb. 18 board meeting. Read more

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Planet Fitness to be major tenant in old Dillon’s building

Planet Fitness will be the anchor tenant in the renovation and redevelopment of the former Dillon’s store at the southwest corner of East M… Read more

Sports

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STATE PREVIEW: Where does Derby stand against Class 6A?

Class 6A and 5A state wrestling, which both take place at Hartman Arena, will open at 9:45 a.m. on Friday morning with the Parade of Athlet… Read more

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Panthers end week on three-game skid

A 0-3 stretch is far from ideal for a team chasing the upper ranks of postseason seeding. Read more

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Lady Panthers playing for third-straight league title

Playing meaningful basketball in February was just one part of the vision that Jodie Karsak and her staff had outlined when she took over t… Read more

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Weve medals at Class 6A state swim and dive

Senior Jordan Weve finished seventh in the 100-yard butterfly (53.84), setting one of two Derby High School records at Class 6A state swimm… Read more

Obituaries

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Raymond Herman Kennedy

DERBY – Raymond Herman Kennedy, 94, retired farmer, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020.A mass of Christian burial was held February 24 … Read more

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Mildred Smith Grimsley Miller

DERBY – Mildred Smith Grimsley Miller, 87, born March 8, 1932, in San Jacinto County, Texas, passed away Friday, February 14, 2020, in Derb… Read more

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Jan B. "J.B." Gile

DERBY – Jan B. "J.B." Gile, 70, former owner of Superior Auto Supply and retired Garnett Auto Supply counterman, passed away Monday, Februa… Read more

Opinion

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Understanding property tax valuations

It is that time where the county appraiser sends out valuation notices to property owners that will see some adjustment in their appraised … Read more

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Follow your fears

“Anything worth doing is worth doing right.” This quote from the late, great Hunter S. Thompson keeps coming to mind as I think about the i… Read more

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Boundaries, progress and more

After the 2018 Bond passed, planning, enhancements, and construction across the district have been in full swing. We have started to see be… Read more

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Upcoming Events

Severe Weather Safety Program - Mulvane

Sedgwick County Emergency Management will be hosting a Severe Weather Safety Program on Saturday, M… Read more

Mulvane Teen Job & Volunteer Fair

The Mulvane Public Library and Luciano’s Restaurant will be hosting a Teen Job & Volunteer Fair… Read more

Summer Rock River Rapids Job Fair

Rock River Rapids is seeking individuals for summer employment and is holding a job fair for indivi… Read more

Derby Chamber of Commerce Pancake Feed

The annual Derby Chamber of Commerce Pancake Feed to benefit Derby Community Family Services is set… Read more

Severe Weather Safety Program - Derby

Sedgwick County Emergency Management will be presenting a Severe Weather Safety Program on Saturday… Read more

Derby Job Fair

The Derby Chamber of Commerce and the Work Force Alliance of South Central Kansas will be sponsorin… Read more

4th Annual Spring Into Art

The City of Derby is holding a fun, family event to celebrate the arts in Derby. Spring Into Art wi… Read more

Weather Today

Sunny. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 30s.

Today

61° 33°

Sunny. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 30s.

Humidity:49%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:WNW at 17 mph
Chance of Rain:0%
UV Index:4 Moderate
Sunrise:07:02:17 AM
Sunset:06:21:07 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Sunny. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 30s.Fri
0%61° 33°
Windy with plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 40s.Sat
10%67° 49°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 30s.Sun
0%67° 38°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 30s.Mon
0%50° 35°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 30s.Tue
20%53° 32°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 30s.Wed
0%58° 37°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the mid 30s.Thu
0%56° 36°

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