Twila M. Ninemire, age 93, a life-long resident mostly of Trego and Graham Counties passed away at her home at Brookdale Senior Living in Hays, Kansas, Thursday morning, March 24, 2017, with loving family members and adoring staff at her bedside. Twila was born October 4, 1923, at a farm in northern Trego County, the […]
COLBY- J. Dick Parnell, 80, died Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Citizens Medical Center – Colby, KS. Services are pending with Kersenbrock Funeral Chapel in Colby.
A beautiful purple carpet extends across many fields in Kansas each early spring. Growing only a few inches above the ground, these purple Kansas meadows will soon be plowed. More purple patches sprout in our yards, soon to produce seeds before we start mowing grass. Commonly known as henbit, its scientific name is Lamium amplexicaule. […]
Former Sherman County resident Crystal Marie Anderson, 97, passed away March 22, 2017 at Sunrise Senior Living In Denver, CO. Crystal was born January 14, 1920 at home near Ruleton KS, the daughter of Edward and Jennie McClung. On March 24, 1938, Crystal married Elton M. Anderson. The Andersons farmed northeast of Kanorado where she […]
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Frank D. Bradley, 96, Hays, died Friday, March 24, 2017 at Hays Good Samaritan Society. He was born September 6, 1920 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma the son of Cornelius P. and Gertrude (Diller) Bradley. He graduated from High School in Detroit, Michigan and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting at the University of […]
BUNKER HILL – Smoky Hills Public Television is hosting An Evening with Mike Pearson on April 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Great Bend. Pearson is the host of Market to Market, which airs on Smoky Hills Public Television Friday nights at 8:00, Saturday mornings at 7:00 and Sundays at noon. For more than four […]
WABAUNSEE COUNTY – A Kansas woman died and four other people were injured in an accident just after 7p.m. on Sunday in Wabaunsee County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2013 Toyota Prius driven by Madison C. Connally, 23, Ellsworth, was eastbound on Interstate 70 two miles east of Paxico. The vehicle hit a 1999 […]
COWLEY COUNTY – Sunday night’s storms brought hail, strong winds and heavy rain to portions of south central Kansas. Residents in Kingman, Sedgwick, Harper and Cowley County reported wind and hail damage. Wind blew a large tree down on Millington Street between 4th and 5th Street in Winfield, according to Cowley County Emergency Management. USD […]
JEFFERSON COUNTY – Law enforcement authorities in Jefferson County are investigating a suspect on attempted murder charges. On February 23, deputies booked Brandon Cordell, 21, Kansas City, Kansas, into jail on requested charges of attempted First-Degree Intentional, Premeditated Murder, Aggravated Battery, Knowingly Causing Great Bodily Harm, Disfigurement and Theft, according to the Sheriff’s Department web […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man who for more than a decade envisioned crisscrossing the United States by bicycle is about to try to make the trek a reality. The Kansas City Star reports that 26-year-old Richie Wolfe of Kansas City expects to launch his 7,000-mile journey next Saturday 30 miles east […]
NORTON COUNTY -A Kansas woman was injured in an accident just before 1p.m. on Sunday in Norton County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2008 Chevy HHR driven by Maria G. Munoz-Garcia, 71, Garden City, was negotiating a curve on Kansas 383 highway just south of the U.S. 36 Junction. The vehicle left the roadway, […]
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are planning a memorial service for a police dog that was killed during an exchange of gunfire in which a suspect was killed. Police say the memorial for the 6-year-old Belgian Malinois, named Rooster, is planned for Friday. Police dog handlers from across the state are coming. The shooting happened […]