Parsons, KS

Man On Bicycle Arrested For Second Time In A Year For Drugs

The Chanute Police Officers stopped a bicycle in the 1200 block of S. Highland Ave. yesterday. After an investigation, officers arrested 25-year-old Donavon Knoffloch, of Chanute for alleged improper bicycle lamps, possession of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia. This was not the first time Officers had encountered Knoffloch on his bike.
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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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Bull Riding Opened Grandstand Events at Interstate Fair and Rodeo Last Night

Bull Riding took center stage at last night’s Interstate Fair and Rodeo in Coffeyville. A good crowd turned out as the first night of grandstand events got underway at 7:30 last night with the LJ Jenkins Bull Riding event. The first night of the carnival along with some relief from the heat brought out the crowds to the fairgrounds at Coffeyville’s Walter Johnson Park.

Learn more about the ABCD’s of Medicare

Tara Solomon-Smith from the K-State Extension office and Melanie Smith from the Southeast Kansas Area Agency on Aging sat down with KOAM’s Chris Warner to help simplify the rules on Medicare, including not just who is eligible, but when. Here’s the information you need to learn the ABCD’s of Medicare:

Robert "Bob" Eugene Fox

Robert "Bob" Eugene Fox, age 83, of Coffeyville, Kansas passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center. Bob was born on April 6, 1939, in Coffeyville to Norman and Ruby (McGaugh) Fox. He grew up in Coffeyville where he attended local schools and graduated from Field Kindley High School. Bob then enlisted in the Army National Guard in 1957.

Walter Carl Booth

Walter Carl Booth, 84, of rural Coffeyville passed away peacefully at his home July 24, 2022, with his wife Jan by his side. Walt was born January 4, 1938, in Ashland, KS to Noble C. and Ruth (Rainey) Booth. The family lived in Ashland for a time and then moved to Caney, KS. Walt attended Caney schools, graduating from Caney Valley High School in 1956.

Howard Lloyd Wright

Howard Lloyd Wright, 80, of Coffeyville, Kansas, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, MO. Howard was born February 6, 1942 in South Coffeyville, Oklahoma to Allen Ephraim Howard Wright "Pop" and Norma Ellen (Smith) Wright. He graduated from Lenapah High School in 1960. On October 8, 1961, he married Songia Sue Shirley in Coffeyville, Kansas. For many years he was a mechanic and took over his dad's mechanic shop known as Wright's Auto Repair. Howard then worked at John Deere where he retired in 2004, however he continued working part time for his sister at Alderman Acres. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, camper, and loved anything outdoors. Often you would find him outside working on projects with a cup of black coffee no matter the outside temperature. One of his favorite places to vacation since he was a little boy was Colorado.

Former Mini Stop property tank removal underway

The Mini Stop property was acquired by the Girard Land Bank in 2021. Due to a Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) grant, the fuel storage tanks are in the process of being removed. The tanks are being removed by Double Check Company Inc. and the project is expected to be complete in the next two weeks.

Sheriff: Kan. woman found with stolen checks, drugs

MONTGOMERY COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a Kansas woman on multiple charges after a traffic stop. Just after 8:30a.m. Friday Sheriff's Detectives conducted a traffic stop on a Chrysler Minivan at 4th and Maple Street in Independence, Kansas for a traffic infraction, according to Montgomery County Sheriff Ron Wade.

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...

Jr Golf Youth-Adult Scramble winners

The Columbus Recreation Junior Golf Program hosted a youth/adult scramble, Thursday, at the Brush Creek Golf Course. Members of the Junior Golf Program invited an adult to compete with them in the scramble format tournament. Seven places were awarded in three flights of competition. Junior Golfers and their partners earning a top-seven place are pictured above by flight. The tournament concluded…

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,...