Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Kelli Sly, 23, had been battling depression and suicidal thoughts in the days leading up to the killing of her son and her subsequent suicide over the weekend.
It's hard to say when Kelli Sly hit bottom. The 23-year-old graduate of Waukee High School and mother to 2-year-old Gavin struggled with the problems of everyday life, according to interviews with her mother, Sherri Sinclair of Waukee. But apparently it wasn't just the separation from her husband, a lost job or even feeling alone in caring for her young son that made her decide to take his life, as well as her own, over the weekend. Sinclair told The Des Moines Register that Sly had been battling depression and bipolar disorder since she was a teenager. Sinclair told The Register that Sly told her Saturday that she was having suicidal thoughts, which happened before. Police say that officers who were called to check on her that night were…
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Looking for a ghoulishly good time? Check out all the cool Halloween fun happening this week in Waukee.
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- Jody Gifford
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Looking for some good old-fashioned Halloween fun this week? Well, if you're living in Waukee, look no further than Waukee Patch. We have the skinny, the rundown, the 411 on all things Halloween whether you're 5 or 55. Take a look... Thursday Head on over to Mickey's Irish Pub Thursday and carve a pumpkin for the chance to win a $75 or $50 gift certificate. Mickey's will provide the pumpkins and carving tools. Judging will take place on Friday night with winners announced at 1 a.m. Friday The Waukee Park Board is sponsoring a haunted house at the Centennial Park enclosed shelter house on both Friday and Saturday, 7-10 p.m. Enter if you dare, but be prepared to be scared. This haunted house is not suggested for young children. Cost is $5 …
Saturday, September 24, 2011
Feeling sick is no fun. These five businesses will get you feeling back to normal in no time, and you won't have to go far to find them.
You know when sickness is about to hit...the tickle in your throat, the sniffles, the sudden sneezing. Luckily, Waukee has a plethora of doctors, pharmacies, and fitness and wellness centers to get you feeling great again. 1. Iowa Health Physicians and Clinics: Open seven days a week from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., head here for a variety of medical services, such as children’s health services, surgery, emergency care, and general practice. This clinic is in the same family as Iowa Methodist and Iowa Lutheran Hospitals. Located at 30 E. Hickman Road. 2. Waukee Wellness and Chiropractic: Offerings here include massage therapy, nutritional consultation, rehabilitation, corrective exercise, and more. Located at 710 S.E. Alice's Road, they feature…