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Neosho County posts sweep

Details CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's basketball teams suffered a sweep at the hands of Neosho County in a non-conference doubleheader here Tuesday night. These were not conference games as the......

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Four 1st-Team picks for FSCC football team

Details Four members of Fort Scott Community College's football team received First Team honors and another eight players were honored when coaches selected the All-Jayhawk Conference football team recently.......

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Hill tops volleyball wins list

Details Fort Scott Community College is pleased to announce that in her fourth season of coaching, Lindsay Hill has broken the wins record for a FSCC volleyball coach. Hill's FSCC record is currently 98 wins......

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Winter also a time for frozen pipes; city offers tips

Details Even though temperatures haven't been frigid lately, it doesn't mean pipes in homes can't freeze. Bill Lemke, the city's water distribution supervisor, said outside temperatures don't have to be......

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Legislation helps students earn college credit

Details Twenty-two Bourbon County high school students are working at college level courses to prepare for the job force. Their tuition is paid for by the Kansas Legislature in a bill enacted in 2012, Senate......

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Carol Maurine Marker

Details Carol Maurine Marker, 83, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at Windsor Place in Iola. Carol was born Dec. 21, 1930, in Centerville, Kan., the daughter of Harry and Minnie (Kline) Knight. She grew up at......

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Former 'Hound coach Sims hired by Garden City

Details Used with permission of the Garden City Telegram ---- GARDEN CITY -- Garden City Community College announced the hiring of former Fort Scott Community College head coach Jeff Sims on Thursday. During......

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Independence sweeps FSMS 8th graders

Details INDEPENDENCE -- Independence swept Fort Scott Middle School's eighth-grade basketball teams Monday afternoon. Independence's "A" team defeated the Tigers, 29-22, handing that team just its second......

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Preparing for a Thanksgiving feast

Details Elks members Bill Brittain, left, and Dale Snyder man a smoker full of turkeys Tuesday afternoon at the Elks Lodge. Brittain said about 50 turkeys were being cooked for the annual Thanksgiving feast......

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Don't forget about that pie in the oven

Details The number of cooking fires typically goes up around the holidays and while the Fort Scott Fire Department deals with its share of these types of fires each year, most are not serious. FSFD Chief......

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Residents share their most memorable Thanksgiving

Details With the observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Thursday, the Tribune asked local residents, "What is your most memorable Thanksgiving?" The following are some responses we received: Allen......

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'Hounds get past ugly stretches to win

Details Sometimes, a basketball team has to survive an ugly stretch the best it can before getting things together. This was the case for Fort Scott Community College's men in the final game of the Gladbach......

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Fort Scott women fall in OT

Details Cottey College took control early in overtime and defeated host Fort Scott, 64-59, in the Gladbach Classic at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon. Despite a late Cottey run, Fort Scott led 50-46 with......

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Flossie Irene Graham

Details Flossie Irene Graham, 89, formerly of Redfield, Kan., died Sunday evening, Nov. 23, 2014 at Fort Scott Mercy Hospital. She was born Dec. 9, 1924 in Griffin, Ind., the daughter of Jessie Roscoe and......

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Alice Belle Clayton

Details Alice Belle Clayton went to meet her Savior on Nov. 23, 2014. Alice Belle (Serviss) Clayton was born on March 20, 1934 in Bonner Springs, Kan., to John Henry and Alice Belle (Cullison) Serviss. Alice......

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Wanda Jean Drake

Details Wanda Jean Drake, age 62, resident of Mulberry, Kan., died unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 at her home. Funeral arrangements for Wanda Drake will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel 201 S. Main......

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Clarence Judy

Details Clarence Judy, age 69, resident of Hamburg, Iowa, died unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 in Deridder, La. Funeral arrangements for Clarence Judy will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel 201 S.......

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Troops arrive at Fort Scott

Details Once again the old fort was filled with troops on over the weekend. But these troops weren't armed and ready to defend the country, or even reenactors. These were members of the Boy Scout Mo-Kan......

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Commissioners learn more details about fire agreement

Details Once again, the Bourbon County Commissioners find themselves in the middle of a fire district debate. This time, commissioners have been asked to cancel a contract that ensures fire coverage for......

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'Hound women finish strong

Details In Wednesday's night's loss to Hesston, Fort Scott Community College's women saw the momentum fade away in the second half of what ended up being a 9-point loss after holding a 17-point halftime......

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Scouts roll in second half

Details Visiting Penn Valley remained undefeated on the season with a 75-63 victory over Fort Scott Community College's men on the first day of the Gladbach Classic at Arnold Arena Friday night. The Scouts......

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FSMS 8th 'A' wins two

Details Fort Scott Middle School's eighth-grade "A" team has won its last two games, played on the road Tuesday and Thursday. Tuesday at Pittsburg, the Tigers won 20-13. Abby Humble scored 8 points and......

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Schwalm now taking Thanksgiving orders

Details About a week ago, the onslaught of phone calls began for Marjorie Schwalm. Schwalm is in her 17th year of coordinating the annual Thanksgiving dinner at the Elks Lodge, which provides Thanksgiving......

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Employee steps up to assist with quarry testing

Details Bourbon County Commissioners are planning a field trip Monday to look at a potential site for a new rock quarry in the southern portion of the county. The purpose of the trip is to help settle......

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Jail officials pleased with open house response

Details This is the second part of a series on the Southeast Kansas Regional Correctional Center open House held Tuesday. Officials from the Bourbon County Sheriff's Office and Southeast Kansas Regional......

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Lloyd Marion Krull

Details Lloyd Marion Krull, 91, of Justin, Texas formerly of Blue Mound, Kan., died at 3:45 am on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. The funeral service will be at 2 pm on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 at Schneider Funeral......

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Greyhound men fight off Hesston, 92-88

Details Fort Scott Community College's men took control around the 11-minute mark of the second half at Arnold Arena Wednesday night and held off Hesston, 92-88. The game was hotly contested throughout and......

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Hesston women rally

Details Larks come back from 17-point halftime deficit to beat 'Hounds...

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Public experiences sight, smell of SEKRCC

Details Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part series. Sometimes the people touring the Southeast Kansas Regional Correctional Center appeared to be amazed at the outdated equipment. Sometimes they......

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No serious injuries in four-vehicle domino effect crash

Details Law enforcement officials are investigating a four-vehicle crash that took place about 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the corner of Wall Street and National Ave. Several emergency response agencies responded......

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