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Robert Patrick “Robbie” Inge, a lifetime resident of Eureka, passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at his home in Eureka, at the age of 40. Ḣe was born February 23, 1982, to Patricia Inge Soule and Robert C. Martin, III. He attended Eureka Public Schools, from 1st grade through his senior year, graduating as a proud Tornado, Class of 2001. During his Junior and Senior years, Robbie was able to participate in an “At School to Work Program” where he was employed at Bill’s Dollar Store and Alco. It was this program that taught him the skills to later purchase and operate his own successful business. Robbie loved helping people, and visiting, especially with the elderly. After school hours, he worked at LoMar, continuing to serve the public. As a senior in high school, he purchased his first home with money saved from these employments. Upon graduation from high school at 19 years of.

Eleventh Annual Eureka PRCA Rodeo Next Weekend

Next weekend, rodeo goers will have the opportunity to attend the 11th annual Eureka PRCA Rodeo at a new venue, as the event moves to the historic Eureka Downs building.Competitors from across the nation will converge on Eureka for a weekend full of professional rodeo action, as two nights of ...

U.S. 54 sign

It could take two more weeks to determine who died in a head-on collision west of Eureka. Th…

Summer Storm Completed Mural At Half Dollar Bar & Grill

Just eight months after creating a historical mural on a local business, a Eureka graduate was back to create a second.Brady Scott, a 2001 graduate of Eureka Junior/Senior High School, created the initial mural after a private donor suggested the project and Bobbie Watchous, owner of The Half Dollar Bar ...

Pizza Hut Fundraiser To Benefit Lewis

In an effort to support a Eureka resident who recently lost her husband suddenly and was diagnosed with high risk pre-colon cancer, a Pizza Hut fundraiser is being planned.Peggy Lewis was diagnosed with Neuroendocrine carcinoma cancer. She is now receiving treatment at KU Medical center, but due to health risks,

Eureka Home Damaged By Fire

A Eureka home was damaged by fire last Saturday, August 6, after a grease fire began in the kitchen.According to Eureka City Fire Chief Luke Westerman, crews responded to 1210 N. Elm at approximately 5:08 p.m.When crews arrived, fire was found in the kitchen and was quickly extinguished. The fire ...

Winners Announced From Top Hand Youth Rodeo Events, Week One & Two

The Top Hand Youth Rodeo (THYR) held their second weekend of events last Saturday and Sunday, August 6 and 7, at the Eureka Saddle Club Arena. Kids ages 18 and under competed in Roping, Chute Dogging, Goats, Barrels and Poles events. The weekend included the THYR’s second, third and fourth ...


Harris Lee Lewis, of Eureka, died on Friday, August 5, 2022, at Greenwood County Hospital, in Eureka, at the age of 74. He was born April 4, 1948, in Eureka, the son of Harris Elbert and Edna Faye (Wheeler) Lewis. He was raised in Eureka and attended local schools, graduating with the Eureka High School Class of 1966. In the early 70’s, he moved to Joplin, Missouri, where he lived until the early 1980’s, when he returned to Eureka. He was the lead mechanic at Scholfield Honda in Wichita, until he retired in the late 1980’s.

Beaumont Cafe

The Beaumont Cafe isn’t a normal place that people eat. It’s the way that they arrive that is quite unusual. They have many pilots stop through and eat a meal and sometimes stay at their hotel. The crew lands the plane on the road and use it as a taxi before coming up and grabbing a meal.

78 years later, WWII veteran returns to Kansas to be buried

GRANOLA (KSNT) – Technolgy and science will be responsible for returning a 19-year-old World War II soldier home to Kansas. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pvt. Carl G. Dorsey, 19, of Moline, Kansas, killed during World War II, was accounted for on June 15, 2022. In December of 1944, Dorsey […]

Deadly head-on crash near Eureka

More details are expected Friday about a deadly collision on U.S. 54 about one mile west of Eureka. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports a vehicle was heading west around 10:10 p.m. Thursday when it somehow crossed the center line and struck another vehicle head-on. No details on the vehicles or...

Sedan To Join ERC Football Season

As the Eureka Recreation Commission (ERC) moves forward with adding additional leagues to this year’s football season, ERC Director Derek Larcom shared with the commission last Wednesday, July 27, during their routine monthly meeting, that Sedan has expressed interest in joining the ERC for all three divisions (1st-2nd, 3rd-4th and ...

Local Author To Read Poetry Next Tuesday At Eureka Public Library

Severy’s Crystal Vancil will share poetry from her newly published book “Simply Me,” next Tuesday, August 9, at the Eureka Public Library, beginning at 7 p.m.Published under a pen name, Aspen Dawn, the book features poems Vancil wrote during wrote during difficult times.She started writing when she was 12. At ...

Sentencing Held For Justen Lucas

Justen Lucas appeared via Zoom from the Greenwood County Jail, with defense counsel Cheryl Roberts, before Judge Jack Sanders for sentencing on Thursday, July 28.Lucas is the youngest of five defendants involved in the August 2020 burglary that resulted in the death of Eureka resident Danny Shue. Lucas was 15 ...

P.E.O. Chapter FR Meditates

The July meeting of P.E.O. Chapter FR was held Monday, July 18, at the Eureka United Methodist Church where 22 sisters answered roll call. Hostesses Carolyn Perrier and Lisa Moots, with the aide of Robin Trimmell, served a charcuterie board. During the regular business meeting, sisters considered the proposed budget ...

Sherman Recognized As Community Member Of The Month

Last Thursday, July 28, Hamilton resident Keila Sherman was recognized as “Community Member of the Month” for her continued efforts in assisting with community events.Sherman has assisted with community events over the years. Most recently, she helped two area communities with planning events for our Nation’s birthday, as she helped ...