February 8, 2023

Former Holcomb Teacher Accused of Having Sex with 18 Year Old Student

Holcomb, KS (westernkansasnews.com) A 26 year old teacher is facing three felony charges for having consensual sex with an 18 year old student from Holcomb High school where she taught.  

Katie Rufener moved back to Ohio, but returned to Southwest Kansas last week to appear in court.  Rufener was released on her own recognizance. The Finney County Sheriff’s Office says the incidents reportedly occurred in March and April of this year at the teacher’s home in Garden City.