Drug task force operating in Harvey County

Drug abuse is becoming a hot topic in Harvey County, with a recent arrest following the theft of opioid pain killers from a Hesston Pharmacy and the county being ranked in the top half of the state for opioid use by the Centers For Disease Control.That has led to the Newton Area Chamber of Commerce to host a "Hot Topic Luncheon" at noon Aug. 29 at the Meridian Center. Talking that day will be representatives from the Harvey County Sheriff’s Department and the Newton Police […]

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