Experience Liberty: Top 3 Pubs to Visit in Independence
This article presents a tour of three distinctive pubs located in Independence. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comment section below:
Driver airlifted after violent crash into fire station
INDEPENDENCE, Kan. (KOAM) — About 11:15 a.m. Sunday morning Fire and EMS staff at 900 W Myrtle reported a loud explosion sound at their station.
Coffeyville man arrested in connection to burglaries
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Kan. (KAKE) - A Coffeyville man has been arrested in connection to a series of burglaries. Jerrod Lee Allison was arrested and booked into the Montgomery County Department of Corrections on possession of marijuana, stimulants and drug paraphernalia, and possession of stolen property charges. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s...
Person arrested in connection to Montgomery County vehicle thefts
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Kan. (KAKE) - One person has been arrested in connection to a series of vehicle thefts over the weekend in and near Independence. The first incident occurred on Friday, when deputies were alerted to the theft of a black Hyundai Elantra from south Brookside Avenue in rural Independence. Alongside the vehicle, other items were reported stolen. The next day, an employee at Ralph Mitchell Park discovered some of the stolen items near the Lone Chief cabin. Later that day, the owner of the Elantra located it at the Apple Tree Inn on North 8th Street, with police processing the vehicle and returning it to its rightful owner.
FORECAST: Windy and warm Tuesday
WIND ADVISORY for the entire area Tuesday 9 AM - Midnight
Competed At Girls State Tournament
For the first time in school history, the West Elk Patriots were represented at the 4-1A Girls State Wrestling tournament. Patriot Senior Kayla Wright battled her way at the state tournament last week in Salina. She went 1-2 at the tournament and concluded her senior sea-son with a 22-9 overall ...
Three West Elk Wrestlers Competed At State Tournament • Koop Claimed Championship Honors In 165-Pound Weight Class
Three Patriot boy wrestlers traveled to Salina last Thursday, Feb. 22, for the three-day 3-1A State Wrestling Tournament.Patriot junior Creyo Koop went undefeated for the season and claimed the state championship title in the 165-pound weight class as he went 4-0 at the tournament. He concluded his junior season with ...
Fredonia Boys to Sub State Semis
An incredible run for the Fredonia Yellow Jackets has culminated with a postseason victory. Fredonia defeats Leon-Bluestem in the opening round of the sub state playoffs, by a final score of 69-54. Freshman point guard Kamden Barnett had 25 points to lead the Yellow Jackets. Elias Barnett added 10, and...
Wilson County, KS High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 26
If you're wondering how to watch today's local high school basketball action in Wilson County, Kansas, keep your browser fixed on this page. The details you need are outlined below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune...
Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Seeks Person of Interest
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office seeks the public's help in locating a person of interest. The person is sought in connection to a vehicle theft that occurred in northwest Coffeyville in the early morning hours of February 22nd. You can see a video of the person here.
Fountainvue LLC responds to Town of LaFontaine’s unjust threats to water and sewer services
LAFONTAINE, IN- Fountainvue LLC has announced that they have. responded to and addressed all issues raised by the Town of LaFontaine regarding. water and sewer services provided to the Fountainvue Community. Despite this,. the Town has issued a threat to cut off services to tenants who have been. punctually paying...
Experience Freedom in Every Bite: Top 3 Pizzas to Try in Independence
This article presents three unique pizzas that originated independently. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
Songs Of The Flint Hills
Poems & lyrics celebrating Kansas Flint Hills land & people by Annie Wilson – the “Flint Hills Balladeer”Doggie ParadiseOh boy! We’re goin’ walkin’! She’s lacin’ up her boots. We’re headin’ for the pasture gate; it’s time for cutting loose. No more layin’ round the yard. We’re goin’ where it’s wild.
Montgomery County Commission Hears From Citizen on Property Taxes
A citizen of Montgomery County speaks before the County Commission meeting about the increase in his property taxes. At yesterday's meeting, the man told commissioners that he was surprised by a 34% increase in his tax bill and was upset when he spoke with a county employee at the courthouse.
ICC's Bat Boy: The Musical Starts this Week
The Independence Community College Theater presents Bat Boy: The Musical this week. Theater Director Paul Molnar says he isn't sure this type of musical has ever been done in this area. Molnar says one of the things he tries to do when picking a musical is to pick one that...
Caney Valley Basketball Comes to a Close in 2024
The Caney Valley Trojans basketball season has come to a close for both the guys and girls squads after both fell in regional play. For the guys, it was a stellar season that ended up with 14 total wins which is double the number of games that were won in 2023.
3 St. Louis men arrested in shooting death, robbery in small community in Kansas
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (First Alert 4) - Federal and local authorities on Thursday arrested three St. Louis men on warrants for murder related to a shooting death in October 2023 in Independence, Kansas. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a news release Kevin A. Quinn, 37, Aquan A. Quinn,...
Today the gas price is close to $2.89 in Caney as of 2024-02-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Lions Club Bean Feed
The Independence Lions Club is holding a Ham and Bean Feed this Saturday from 11am to 2:30pm. Attendees can enjoy ham and beans or hambburger soup, cornbread and a slice of homemade pie. The event happens at the Wesley Center at 200 south Penn. Tickets are available at the door or from a Lions Club member.
Sedan to Hold Special City Council Meeting
The Sedan City Council will hold a special meeting today at noon to discuss the purchase of a new police vehicle. The council spent a great deal of time at Tuesday's regular meeting discussing the issue but came to no conclusion. Mayor Brian Blankinship stated in a Facebook post that the vehicle the city is considering is not a new on and will replace a current police vehicle that will be sold.