Month: March 2017

Thelbert Leroy “Cop” McNett, 82, rural Piqua, passed away in his home surrounded by loved ones on Saturday, March, 25, 2017.Cop was born Sept. 21, 1934, in Piqua. He was the son of J.W. “Jack”…

Dear Editor,If there is a petition to show support for the Bowlus, then the first seven names on that petition need to be ours—the Bowlus Trustees.  We are afraid that there is a big misunderstanding…

BURLINGTON — The conditions in Burlington were not exactly conducive to hitting on Tuesday night and that was reflected in the scores as the Mustangs and Wildcats exchanged 3-2 victories in their season-opening doubleheader.“We weren’t…

An evening of music and visual art will fill the Bowlus Fine Arts Center Saturday.Activities kick off at 6 p.m. with an artist reception for Ann Snyder, a painter from of Mountain View, Ark., and…

Allen County commissioners were told Tuesday a new tower to hold antennas and other equipment at the rear of the 911 emergency services center might cost as much as $250,000.Tommy Lewis, project manager for Hayden…

Luella Mae Fuhrman, 77, Moran, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017, at the KU Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.Luella was the third of four children born to Aloysius and Marie (Yohon) Diebolt. She was…

A measure to expand Medicaid coverage in Kansas will be laid on Gov. Sam Brownback’s desk.The bill, which drew bipartisan support in each house of the Legislature, passed its final test in the Senate on…

Paul Sorenson, a man about town, set the tone Tuesday for county commissioners to discuss what may occur in the months ahead with G&W’s plans to build a grocery in Iola.“I want to encourage you…

BURLINGTON — Last season, the Fillies hit one home run all season and that came in the substate game off the bat of Jadyn Sigg.In the first game of 2017, the Fillies have already tripled…

This is part one of a 14- part series following Nina Froggatte’s journey through police training at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center, Hutchinson. The police academy is a 14- week part of Kansas University’s…