Dave Jordan and DeAnn Smith
June 5, 2012
HERINGTON, KS (KCTV) – A Kansas town has landed in the middle of controversy over unmanned drones due to privacy concerns.
Herington, population 2,500, was looking for an economic boost. City leaders thought a project to build and launch unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, was the answer.
“I got excited,” City Manager Ron Strickland said. “I was really excited because we had a nice alternate use for our airport.”