Hodgeman County, KS

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Terry Salmans

Hanston – Terry Salmans, 71, passed away June 4, 2022 at Hodgeman County Health Center, Jetmore. He was born September 23, 1950 in Jetmore; the son of Junior and Maxine McKibbin Salmans. A lifetime area resident, he was a member of the First Baptist Church, Hanston, volunteered on the...
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Crack seal to begin on U.S. 283 in Hodgeman County

HODGEMAN CO, KAN (WesternKansasNews.Com) – The Kansas Department of Transportation will begin sealing cracks along U.S. 283 from Jetmore to Ness City on May 2. U.S. 283 traffic will be reduced to one lane through the project area which is from the north city limits of Jetmore heading up north to Ness City. One-lane traffic will be directed by flaggers and a pilot car through the work zone. The lane reduction will be marked by signs and cones. Motorists should be aware of delays of up to 15 minutes and plan extra time in their travel schedules. When construction is not taking place, U.S. 283 will be open to normal traffic.

Vehicle fire likely cause of Hodgeman County wildfire

HODGEMAN COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) - The Hodgeman County Sheriff’s Office is releasing more details about how a large grass fire started on Tuesday. The sheriff’s office said around 9:55 a.m. on Tuesday, someone called 911 to report a vehicle fire in a pasture south of Hanston. The caller said the fire was spreading rapidly.

Multiple Fires Reported In Western Kansas Amid Dry Conditions

GARDEN CITY, Kan (WesternKansasNews.Com) – Multiple counties have already reported grass fires after the National Weather Service announced a red flag warning earlier in the day. The first fire was reported in southeast Hodgeman County just to the southwest of Hanston. At 10:50 A.M. Hodgemen County Sherriff made a...

Tankers respond to wildfire in Pawnee County, hundreds lose power

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Late Tuesday Update: The National Weather Service in Dodge City reported the fire in Pawnee County grew to seven to eight miles long in a little more than one hour. Firefighters from several counties in southwest Kansas arrived on the scene to assist after previously battling a fire in Hodgeman County. The Kansas Forest Service also responded to the scene, providing support with its air tanker.
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Opal Eichman

Jetmore Opal Marlene Eichman Sonday, 80, passed away March 20, 2022 at Clara Barton Hospital, Hoisington. She was born June 24, 1941 in Hodgeman County, the daughter of Wallie O. and Grace Lilly Demoret. A lifetime area resident, she was an X-Ray Technician and an EMT. After retiring as an...

Pretty Prairie survives late Hodgeman County surge

DODGE CITY, Kan. (Catch it Kansas) - The Pretty Prairie Lady Bulldogs advanced the State Championship game for the first time in 24 years after defeating the Hodgeman County Lady Longhorns 37-32.Pretty Prairie took a 15-5 lead after the first quarter. Bailey Young scored six of the points while Joley Harbaugh and McKenna Vogl added a three-pointer each.
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Bucklin boys stop Ingalls in final home game of season

Following an impressive win over Hodgeman County last week, the Bucklin Red Aces boys’ basketball team picked up a 66-33 win over the Ingalls Bulldogs. The Red Aces were led by Scott Price’s 37 points and Nate Bowman 6 points in their last home game in a Red Aces uniform.
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Area high school basketball: Bucklin squeaks 45-44 win over Hodgeman

The Bucklin Red Aces won a nailbiter recently in a 45- 44 win over Hodgeman County. Nathan Bowman made 4 3-pointers in the third quarter to help Bucklin build a 32-28 lead with 2:38 left. Hodgeman took the lead before Scott Price made a layup with 9 seconds left for a 44-42 advantage.

PHOTOS: Top ranked Hodgeman County takes SPIAA girls title

DODGE CITY, Kan. (Catch it Kansas) - After moving into the number one ranking according to the KBCA earlier in the week, Hodgeman County backed it up, moving to a perfect 14-0 mark after winning the SPIAA league tournament. The Longhorns narrowly defeated South Central 52-48 to win the championship....
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Rosemary Sanko 90th

Rosemary Sanko, originally a Hodgeman County girl, moved to Great Bend 65 years ago to open Sanko’s Service with her husband. Today she keeps her mind young reading current magazines, books, and newspapers. Rosemary is in splendid health, eats most anything she wants, and is a faithful church-goer. She enjoys spending time with grandchildren and great-grandchildren, working in her yard, keeping her home tidy, watching Gunsmoke, and driving herself to her Friday hair appointment.
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Hodgeman County rolls past Spearville

The Spearville Lancers did not have a good night in a 48-27 loss to Hodgeman County. Owen Reece from Hodgeman led the team with 20 points on the night. Coach Applegate said, “We didn’t shoot very well from the field. We did play pretty good defense, but just couldn’t knock down enough shots tonight.”

Now That’s Rural: Lea Ann Seiler, Hodgeman County

Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development. Most large businesses have a CEO – chief executive officer. Some have a COO – chief operating officer – or a CFO – chief financial officer. Today we’ll meet a person who describes herself as a CRO. That stands for Chief Remover of...