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Obituary of Leona Garrett

Leona Maxine Garrett, 91, of Fort Scott, Kansas, passed away early Thursday morning June 30, 2022, at the Oak Pointe Nursing Home in Carthage, Missouri. She was born March 2, 1931, in Cato, Kansas, the daughter of Wesley Curtis and Leona Florence (Coonrod) James. She married Jack Herbert Garrett August 26, 1950, in Arcadia, Kansas, and he preceded her in death January 7, 2001.
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Fort Scott Fireworks Ordinances Explained

PRESS RELEASE – CITY OF FORT SCOTT. The City of Fort Scott adopted an ordinance that states that inside the Fort Scott city limits, only Class C (common) fireworks are permitted to be discharged without a Special Events Permit. Class C fireworks are not permitted to be discharged except for the days they are allowed for retail sales.
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Union State Bank Expands

Union State Bank, the Fort Scott Branch, is in the final stages of an addition of 1,200 square feet to its building. “We were running into problems with space,” CEO and President Bryan Holt said. “We looked at every way possible to not expand the foot print.”. But...
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CPL - Solar Cooking

Learn how to make food using the power of the sun! For tweens and teens ages 10 & up. Must be pre-registered. Registration starts May 31st and ends June 30th.
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Former Parsons coach Krull tabbed to lead Fort Scott boys basketball program

FORT SCOTT, Kan. – Former Parsons head coach Mike Krull has been named the boys basketball head coach at Fort Scott High School. Krull has 28 years of coaching experience between Parsons, Frankfort, Louisburg and Yates Center. He served as the head coach of both the boys and girls...
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News To Know: House fire fatality, KOAM ribbon cutting, golf course milestone and a military band performance

JOPLIN, Mo. – Joplin fire officials say a man has died from injuries he received in a house fire. The fire happened early Monday morning at 819 West A street. When fire crews arrived they found 71-year-old Michael Haas trapped inside. They got him out and took to the hospital where he has since died. Fire officials determined the cause of the fire to be a malfunctioning electric fan. Click here for more information on this story.
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Why are flags at half-staff today?

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) — Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, June 29, in honor of Linn County volunteer firefighter Joshua Haynes of Rural District 1 Fire Department, who died while battling a fire in Pleasanton, Kansas. “I am directing flags statewide be flown at half-staff to honor […]
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Trysta Asche Named 2022 Lowell Milken Center Fellow

The Lowell Milken Center (LMC) for Unsung Heroes in. Fort Scott, Kansas, an international educational non–profit, has awarded its prestigious Fellowship to Trysta Asche, an 8th –12th grade Language Arts Instructor for Loup City Public. Schools in Loup City, NE. Trysta arrived in Fort Scott on June 26th...
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