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The 'personality of Sedgwick County' retires at 91


September 21, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — If you sit at the reception desk at the Sedgwick County Courthouse long enough, you might end up saving somebody's job — or maybe somebody's life.

And Eula West sat at that desk for a very long time — since 1969.

Do the math and that's 49 years, but who's counting?

At age 91, West finally called it a career.

"I've been here longer than most everybody's been born," she said, as she sat at her reception desk one last time before her Wednesday afternoon retirement reception.

The Wichita Eagle reports that West was the first face you'd see when you walked into the cou...

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