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Operation Safe Driver Week is underway in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Drivers nationwide may find more law enforcement watching the highways a little more than usual this week. Operation Safe Driver Week, started by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, is observed from July 10 through July 16. This observance aims to reduce the number of crashes involving commercial trucks through education, traffic […]
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Kansas man killed after rear-ending semi-truck

STANTON COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) — A 57-year-old Pierceville man was killed in a fiery crash in southwest Kansas. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the crash happened Monday morning on U.S. 160 about five miles west of Kansas Highway 27. The patrol says the pickup Dennis D. Davis was...
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Kansas man dies after pickup rear-ends semi, catches fire

JOHNSON CITY, Kan. (KAKE) - A 57-year-old man was killed when his pickup truck crashed into the back of a semi and caught on fire on a southwest Kansas highway. The accident happened at around 9:45 a.m. Monday on U.S. 160 about 5.5 miles west of K-27 in Stanton County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says Dennis Duwayne Davis was heading west when a semi in front of him was slowing to turn right onto a service road. Davis' truck rear-ended the semi, slid to a stop and caught fire.
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Kansas man dies after rear-end truck crash and fire

STANTON COUNTY —A Kansas man died in an accident just after 9:30a.m. Monday in Stanton County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2006 Chevy truck driven by Dennis Duwayne Davis, 57, Pierceville, Kansas, was westbound on U.S. 160 five miles west of Kansas 27. The truck rear-ended a 2009...
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Man Dies in Stanton County Accident

A two vehicle accident has claimed a life. The accident occurred Monday morning at 9:42am, 5.5 miles west of K27 on US 160 in Stanton County. A 2009 GMC semi truck being driven by Zachary Wester, 33, of Moscow KS was westbound on US 160 at approximately mile marker 23.3, and was slowing to turn north onto a service road. A 2006 Chevy Truck being driven by Dennis Duwayne Davis, 57, of Pierceville KS, was westbound on US 160 approaching the semi from the rear. Davis struck The semi in the rear and slid to a stop on the north shoulder of US 160 at the entrance to the service road. The Chevy truck then caught on fire with driver one trapped inside.
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Piercville man killed in Stanton County Accident

Stanton County, Kan (WesternKansasNews.Com) – One man is dead following a vehicle accident in Stanton County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the crash happened just before 9:45 A.M. Monday on the U-160 about five and a half miles west of the K-27 in Stanton County. A GMC Semi drove by Zach Wester, 33, Moscow, was westbound on U160 at approximate mile marker 23 slowing down to turn north onto a service road. A 2006 Chevy Silverado driven by Dennis Davis, 57, Piercville, was westbound on U160 and struck the rear of the Semi. The Silverado slid to a stop on the north shoulder of U160 at the entrance to the service road. The Siilveradoone then caught on fire with d trapped inside.
STANTON COUNTY, KS
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Man killed in fiery Stanton Co. crash

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A 57-year-old man was killed after his truck caught on fire, trapping him inside after he rear-ended another vehicle on U160 in Stanton Co. The truck driven by Dennis Davis of Pierceville was westbound on U160 when it struck a semi in the rear. Davis’ truck slid to a stop on the north shoulder at the entrance to a service road. Then the truck caught on fire with Pierceville trapped inside. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
WICHITA, KS
Agriculture Online

Kansas farmer hopes for enough rain to grow weeds

The drought in western Kansas is exceptional. How bad is that? Bad enough to make Jim Sipes wish for weeds. The fifth-generation wheat farmer has been struggling to get enough moisture to raise a full crop in Morton and Stanton counties for several seasons. “Basically we’re functioning on half crops...
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Frank N. Hoopingarner

Frank N. Hoopingarner, 78, passed away on Monday, April 25th, 2022, at Stanton County Hospital, Johnson, KS, after a lengthy illness. Frank was born to Dwight and Julia Hoopingarner on March 8th, 1944, in Elkhart, KS. Frank attended all 12 school years with the Manter school district. Frank spent a year at K-State in Manhattan, KS, where he met Barbara Kennedy. Frank served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany as a military policeman.
ELKHART, KS
Garden City Telegram

Holcomb softball hammers Stanton County on the road

JOHNSON CITY – Holcomb High School’s softball team picked up a doubleheader sweep Thursday against Stanton County on the road at Johnson City. The Longhorn bats hammered the Trojans with 26 hits on the day to finish with run-rule wins of 26-2 in the first game and 14-1 in the nightcap.
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Local Working Group Meeting On April 7

The Ulysses Management Unit including Grant, Haskell, and Stanton County Conservation Districts will be hosting a Local Working Group (LWG) meeting on Thursday April 7, 2022, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Pioneer Communications, 120 W. Kansas Avenue, in Ulysses, Kansas. The purpose of this meeting is to gather...
ULYSSES, KS
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Vera Marcile Cross Nicholas 1918 - 2021

JOHNSON — Vera Marcile Cross Nicholas, age 103, died Dec. 5, 2021, at Stanton County Long Term Care Unit. She was born on Nov. 9, 1918, in Colorado Springs, Colo., the daughter of Leroy and Carrie Crabtree Cross. A resident of Stanton County, Kan., since 1928, she was a teacher, homemaker and an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Johnson, Kan.
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VERA NICHOLAS

JOHNSON – Vera Marcile Cross Nicholas, 103, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021 at Stanton County Long Term Care Unit. She was born Nov. 9, 1918 in Colorado Springs to Leroy and Carrie Crabtree Cross. She married Winfred Nicholas June 12, 1940 in Johnson. He preceded her in death. She worked...
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