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Fatal crash claims life of man 16 days later
CRAWFORD COUNTY, Kan. (KOAM) - A two vehicle crash claims the life of a Girard man 16 days after the crash.
The Intersection of Age and Road Safety: A Look at the Pittsburg Tragedy and Beyond
The quiet streets of Pittsburg, Kansas, were shattered by a tragic incident on South 200th Street, near the junction with 570th Avenue, just 2 miles north of K126 highway. A northbound Chevrolet Malibu and a westbound Honda Ridgeline, driven by an 84-year-old Jerry Jones, collided at the intersection when Jones failed to yield. While initial reports indicated minor injuries to the Malibu's occupants, the crash ultimately claimed the life of Jones 16 days later at Ascension Via Christi hospital.
Pittsburg Township: A Close-Knit Community with Affordable Living in Kansas
Welcome to Pittsburg Township, a charming neighborhood located in Mitchell County, Kansas. With a population of 443, this rural community offers residents a peaceful and close-knit environment. In this essay, we will explore various aspects of Pittsburg Township, including its population, median home value, public and private schools, neighborhood rankings, resident diversity, median household income, similar places, and current resident reviews. Let's dive in and discover what makes Pittsburg Township a unique and desirable place to live.
SWMO hospital recognized for brief visit times
BARTON COUNTY, Mo. — In a recent unveiling of healthcare success, Cox Barton County Hospital has been acknowledged on a national scale for achieving some of the shortest Emergency Department (ED) visit times among hospitals. Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading national healthcare publication, unveiled its latest rankings, spotlighting the...
Construction on New Catholic Church and Rectory Has Started
The area south and west of St. Mary’s Catholic School is a hub of construction. The August 2022 lightning-strike fire at Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church destroyed the structure. “Fr. Yancey Burgess, the pastor, said the destruction was too great to repair the old church,” according to a...
Notice of Abandoned personal property: 703 S Washington St, Weir, KS
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation owns the real estate located at 703 S Washington St, Weir, KS 66781 and believes the Unknown Heirs, Devisees, and Legatees of Mark R Thompson left behind and abandoned personal property after vacating the premises. The personal property will be disposed of after January 2, 2024. To claim or redeem the items, please contact Andy Remington, 121 S. Main, Nevada, MO 64772, (417) 667-7868; email@example.com, the local agent for Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation. The remaining items are briefly described as follows:
Lily Beery signs with Fort Scott Community College softball
ALTAMONT, Kan. -- Lily Beery has been a mainstay on the softball diamond for Labette County. In fact, according to Grizzly softball head coach Hannah Hanna Haraughty, she's been their only pitcher for the past couple seasons.
Uniontown SD looks for alternatives after $5.6 million bond fails
UNIONTOWN, Kan. — It’s back to the drawing board after voters denied the $5.6 million Uniontown School bond last month. School officials said, while the bond didn’t pass, many of the issues that it would have covered still exist. That includes the need to expand the pre-school, update the fire alarm system, add more office space, add a multi-purpose space, as well as install broadband internet access.
Work continues to secure emergency room
Bourbon County Commissioners on Monday said work continues to bring an emergency room and other health care services to the county after Ascension Via Christi ceases operations Dec. 20. Commissioner Clifton Beth said he is not aware of any changes to a plan by Via Christi to close its emergency...
Tree of Heroes Tradition to Honor Heroes in Our Lives
Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes….. Join us in spreading holiday cheer and honoring our heroes!. Purchase a special ornament and be part of our new “Tree of Heroes” tradition. Your contribution supports those who make a positive difference every day. One Custom Ornament – $5.
The Inaugural Christmas on the Bricks: An Enjoyable Weekend
Diane Striler said she is overwhelmed by the positive feedback she has received from the community about the Christmas on the Bricks Festival this past weekend. Striler was the Elevate Fort Scott Christmas Chairman who facilitated the first annual event. “While planning this event, my goal was to have a...
Wildcats finish runner-up in season opener at Fort Scott
FORT SCOTT — The Louisburg wrestling team had the showing it was hoping for Friday at the Fort Scott Dual Tournament. Louisburg won its first four duals of the event, before falling to state-ranked Atchison County in the final one to finish as the tournament runner-up. “It’s always nice...
Southeast Kansas Recycling Center seeks funding for expansion
PITTSBURG, Kan. — The Southeast Kansas Recycling Center is seeking additional funding to expand its day-to-day operation. Located in Pittsburg, the recycling center has been in existence for more than twenty years. During that time, they’ve been able to support recycling activities by reselling materials they collect. They’re...
Delayed tax statements mailed
Real estate owners are finding they don't have as much between receiving their tax statement and the first deadline of Dec. 20. On Tuesday, Bourbon County Treasurer Patty Love said the statements were mailed on Nov. 30 and people were beginning to receive them in the mail Tuesday. The short...
2023 Christmas Parade Winners
The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all who attended or participated in the 2023 Christmas Parade held Thursday, November 30th in the Downtown Historic District. The theme was “A Candy Land Christmas” and many of the entries did an exceptional job of coordinating with the...
Pittsburg residents had an opportunity to take holiday photos with Gus
Carl Junction, MO - A Carl Junction family is displaced after a house fire. It happened just after 6 p.m. on Saturday in the 5600 block of County Road three hundred. The house was severely damaged in the fire. Two people were inside at the time of the fire -- both made it out uninjured -- though officials say pets did not make it out. The Red Cross assisted in helping the displaced residents.
Top 5 Plays of the Week – Week 15
JOPLIN, MO — After a week of high school, we showed off our Top 5 Plays of the Week from around the Four States. Play #1: Alex Wilkerson (Lamar Junior Quarterback)– In their Class 2 State Championship game, Alex Wilkerson broke loose for the 25-yard touchdown in overtime which ended up being the game-winning touchdown. […]
Garland, Kansas: A Tale of Rise and Decline in the American Midwest
Nestled in the heart of Bourbon County, Garland, Kansas – originally christened Memphis – was a monument to the American Midwest's pioneering spirit. Established in the autumn of 1874, the town flourished as a coal shipping nucleus, leveraging the nearby coal fields to become a bustling railroad terminus. The town's early days were marked by a hive of activities, with the establishment of general stores, a boarding house, and a school. This era of prosperity led to its renaming to Garland on March 18, 1886, symbolizing its evolution parallel to the railroad's expansion.
1-on-1 Interview with new Pitt State Head Football Coach; Tom Anthony
PITTSBURG. KS — Our Chaz Wright caught up with the new Pitt State Head Coach for a 1-on-1 interview to discuss why he decides to come back, how he plans to recruit, putting a staff together, and bringing another National Championship to Pittsburg! Here’s Part 1 of the two-part interview! Here is Part 2 of […]
Nevada Students React to New Nevada Head Coach
Students are feeling optimistic in new football head coach Jeff Choate. Nevada Athletics revealed the new head coach of the Wolf Pack football team on Monday, and students seemed enthusiastic about the choice.