Mound Valley, KS

Man Arrested For Outstanding Warrants By CPD Receives More Charges

A Coffeyville man was taken into custody by Coffeyville Police Department due to 4 outside warrants. 60-year-old Edward Adame was also charged with alleged aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, felony interference with a Law Enforcement Officer, possession of opiate, possession of paraphernalia, and traffic in contraband in a correctional facility.
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Traffic Stop Results In Drug Arrest & Turns Up Stolen Checks

Detectives with the Montgomery County Sheriff's office conducted a traffic stop on a Chrysler Minivan at 4th and Maple St. in Independence, Ks. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Ashley Linton of Independence, KS and a passenger in the vehicle was identified as Ryan Banning of Independence, KS. During the traffic stop the sheriff's office Police Service Dog, Hector, altered to the odor of narcotics, allowing detectives to search the vehicle where they located methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The driver took ownership of the narcotics and Banning was released from the scene.

Interstate Fair & Rodeo Going On This Week

The Interstate Fair & Rodeo in Coffeyville kicked off this week with featured events including the Grandstand Event tonight (Tuesday, August 9) at 7:30 pm with the LJ Jenkins Bull Riding. Main events later this week will include two demolition derbys before the nightly rodeo competitions on August 12 and...

Sales Tax Collections Continue Upward Climb in Coffeyville

Even though by some measures the nation is in a recession, Coffeyville is seeing an increase in retail spending. When Coffeyville City Commissioners meet tomorrow night they will receive a report on the 1% sales tax collections for the city, and it’s good news. The city has seen an increase in collections for the third month in a row. For the three month period ending in July the city’s sales tax collections are up 18.65% and 11.32% for the year.

Johnnie Lee Graybill

On August 6, 2022, Johnnie Lee Graybill (83) of Coffeyville, Kansas was called home to be with his Lord and Savior. He was met a Heaven’s Gate by his loving wife Linda, of 64 years, who had been waiting for him for 52 days. Johnnie was born September 10,...

KC-area man's mother reported he killed girlfriend

KANSAS CITY — A jury convicted a man on charges related to the fatal shooting of his girlfriend, according to Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker. On August 5, the jury convicted Brandon A. McDaniel, 27, Independence, of Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges. According to court...

Labette County Commissioners To Meet In Special Session

Labette County Commission Chair Lonie Addis has called a special session for this Friday, August 12th at 9 am. The Board will meet in the commission room at the Courthouse in Oswego. Addis expects most of the meeting to be in closed session, but there is the possibility of decisions...

Interstate Fair and Rodeo Kicks Off

4-H activities are took center stage Monday at the Interstate Fair and Rodeo in Coffeyville as well as livestock check in. Feature events in the grandstand begin tonight with the LJ Jenkins Bull Riding as well as the carnival midway opening.

Bull Riding Tonight at Interstate Fair and Rodeo

Main grandstand events kick off tonight at Coffeyville’s Interstate Fair and Rodeo. Gates will open at 6:00 this evening for the LJ Jenkins Bull Riding event which gets underway at 7:30. In addition to Bull Riding this evening the carnival midway will be open from 6 until 11 tonight.
Wellington Daily News

Celia Louise Bunyard

Celia Louise Bunyard age 82 of rural Elk City, KS passed away on August 3,2022 at her home with the people she loved the most right by her side. Celia was born March 14, 1940 in Wellington, KS the second oldest of seven to Cecil and Eunice (Siever) Lawless. She attended grammar school at Mt Zion and then graduated from Belle Plaine High School with the class of 58. After high school she started waiting tables at the turnpike. She then started working for various aircraft manufacturers, including Cessna, Boeing, Beechcraft, and Midwest. Celia also found employment in the cafeteria at Elk Valley Schools, and was the owner of the Arrowhead Café for several years. On March 16, 1979 she was united in marriage to James “Jim” Bunyard. Celia enjoyed collecting red glass, fishing, reading her romance novels and other books about country music singers, watching her grandchildren’s sporting events, spending time with her family, cooking and baking. She was a one of a kind cook and an even better baker. Her family knew if the tv was on a western, specifically Gunsmoke to not interrupt or be too loud. Celia was baptized in the Church of Christ, she was genuinely caring and loved deeply, and she was true to who she was and said what she thought. Celia’s memories will live on with her husband Jim, her children; Kendria Schnug, Kenneth William Coatney Jr (Misty), Kent Lee Coatney (Karin), Jimmie Joe Bunyard (Vanessa), and Jamie Lee Bunyard (Jordan), her siblings; George Lawless (Vonnie), Phylis Vincent (Don) Evelyn Estes, Charles Lawless (Di), and Glenn Lawless (Brenda), grandchildren; Kandace, Kenny, Kevin, Keith, Keri, Vanessa, Alyssa, Rachelle, Ronni, Jenni, Jimmie, Troy, Nahima, Sammy, and Naomi, and 15 greatgrandchildren. She now rests with her parents, her brother that was lost in infancy Cecil Lawless, son-inlaw Gary Schnug, grandson Steven Wehling, and great-grandson Kaden Scott Coatney. Honoring Celia’s wishes, cremation will take place under the direction of David W. Barnes Funeral Home with no formal services being held. The family suggests memorials be made payable to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital and they may be sent in care of David W Barnes Funeral Home 306 N Cline Rd Coffeyville, KS 67337. To share a memory or to leave the family a message of condolence, please visit David W. Barnes Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the services.

Parsons 14-year-old Autumn Sands finds confidence in CrossFit

PARSONS, Ks. – Autumn Sands used to describe herself as shy, but now at 14-years-old, she is anything but that. “I feel like with CrossFit and being out on the competition floor I’ve really learned to become my own person and be a lot more confident with myself,” Sands says.