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Tiger boys to play for tourney title

Details FRONTENAC -- Fifth-seeded Fort Scott's boys shot 58 percent from the field here Friday evening as they defeated eighth-seed Nevada, 71-57, in the semifinals of the Kansas Army National Guard......

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Frontenac Kansas Army National Guard Tournament Scores and Schedule

Details Tournament schedule Girls Thursday's games (5) Webb City 63, (4) Prairie View 28 (2) Springfield-Kickapoo 89, (7) Kansas City, Mo.-Hogan Prep 10 (3) Blue Valley Southwest 48, (6) Frontenac 40 (1)......

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Buffalos outlast Tiger girls

Details FRONTENAC -- Despite holding Prairie View without a field goal in the fourth quarter, Fort Scott High's girls fell to the Buffalos, 38-34, in the consolation semifinals of the Frontenac Kansas Army......

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Eagle boys 2nd, girls 4th at Pleasanton tourney

Details PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's boys finished in second place at the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament following an 81-38 loss to top-seeded Humboldt here Friday night. Humboldt improved to 9-2 on the......

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Uniontown Junior High girls sweep Northeast

Details Uniontown Junior High's girls' basketball team has reported on the results of its games this week. On Monday, Eagle teams played at home against Jayhawk-Linn. Only the scores were reported. The......

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Kenneth Keith Kerns, Sr.

Details Kenneth Keith Kerns, Sr., age 87, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. He was born Feb. 4, 1927, in Hutchinson, Kan., the son of......

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Architect contract signed for jail project

Details After Bourbon County Commissioners on Friday heard a summary of a community survey regarding the support of a jail project, Bourbon County Sheriff Bill Martin encouraged the commissioners move......

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Attorney general speaks at SEK Inc. annual dinner

Details Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt hit on topics such as the operations of his office, school finance and President Barack Obama's recent visit to Lawrence during the annual Southeast Kansas,......

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Tiger boys rally; Classen too much for girls

Details FRONTENAC -- Fort Scott High's boys rallied from yet another early deficit Thursday night as the Cardiac Tigers defeated fourth- seeded Winfield, 71-50, in the first round of the Frontenac Kansas......

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Eagle boys to play for 1st place

Details PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's boys defeated host Pleasanton here Thursday night to finished first in Pool B at the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament. The Eagles' 58-43 victory put them ahead of Pleasanton......

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FSCC women break long conference skid

Details Fort Scott Community College's women took control of Wednesday night's contest at Arnold Arena late in the first half. The momentum continued early in the second half of a 60-35 win over Neosho......

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Neosho County bounces 'Hound men

Details Long scoring runs in each half helped visiting Neosho County roll by Fort Scott Community College's men, 83-57, in a game between Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division opponents at Arnold Arena......

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Tiger wrestlers out-man Iola, fall to Columbus

Details COLUMBUS -- Fort Scott High School's wrestling team split a triangular here Tuesday night, beating Iola 66-6 and losing to Columbus 51-22. There was only one match held in the Iola dual as the......

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Coach, rodeo team ready for new building

Details d Chad Cross, Fort Scott Community College rodeo coach, is hopeful the journey to a new rodeo facility will soon end. So hopeful in fact, his rodeo team currently meets at the new rodeo facility,......

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City, KDOT project to improve access from U.S. 69

Details A project is in the works that would address what city officials have said are longtime concerns with access to the Fort Scott Industrial Park. City Manager Dave Martin informed the Fort Scott City......

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New county director ready to help Bourbon County farmers

Details Growing up, Nola Burgess had hands-on experience of living on a farm. As an adult, she gained hands-on experience working with federal government requirements. The combination of those experiences is......

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Anita June Ayre

Details Anita June Ayre, 75, of Redfield, Kan., passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 21, 2015 at Fort Scott Manor. She was born June 30, 1939 in Bronson, Kan., the daughter of Earl Kenneth and Frances Mary......

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College president search nets 16 applicants

Details The Fort Scott Community College Board of Trustees are narrowing down the field of applicants for the president of the college vacated last year by Clayton Tatro. At Tuesday night's monthly board......

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Eagles sweep at Pleasanton

Details PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's teams swept rival Marmaton Valley here Tuesday night, giving each a chance to play for the championship of the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament if they beat Pleasanton......

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Clarence Earl Meyer

Details Clarence Earl Meyer, age 96, a former resident of Fort Scott, Kan., and more recently of Springfield, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at the Manor at Elfindale in Springfield. He was born Oct. 7,......

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Fort Scott's crime figures released

Details me areas and down in others in Fort Scott when comparing 2014 figures with those from 2013. Fort Scott Police Chief Travis Shelton said overall, numbers are down from what they were 10 years ago.......

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City commission OKs zoning change for apartment complex

Details issioners on Tuesday approved a measure that will allow a local property owner to make further developments to his properties. Commissioners approved a recommendation from the Fort Scott Planning......

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'Hound men break 7-game loss streak

Details INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College's men broke a seven-game losing streak with a 65-51 victory over Independence in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play here Saturday night. Will......

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Two medal at tough Bobcat Classic

Details BASEHOR -- The Basehor-Linwood Bobcat Classic is always loaded, even for those schools which bring full teams. So Fort Scott High's two medals from it's contingent of just five wrestlers can be......

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Tiger boys seeded 5th, girls 8th

Details Fort Scott High School's boys drew the No. 5 seed while the girls will be seeded eighth at the Frontenac Raider Kansas National Guard Invitational, which begins Thursday. Fort Scott's boys were......

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Indy women keep FSCC winless in '15

Details INDEPENDENCE -- Independence kept Fort Scott Community College's women winless in January and in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play with a 71-39 rout of the Greyhounds at the ICC Fieldhouse......

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Following Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s example

Details Those who attended the Lunch and Learn held Monday at the Gordon Parks Museum were encouraged to follow Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s example and do something for others on a regular basis. About 60......

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Grass fires place home, fire fighter in danger

Details As dry conditions continue in the area, Bourbon County rural firefighters continue to battle a wave of brush and grass fires. Just a few days after dealing with five separate fires in various parts......

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Conservation District's annual meeting

Details Dr. David Gordon, biologist at Pittsburg State University, talks about bees during the Bourbon County Conservation District's 69th annual meeting and dinner Saturday night at Uniontown High School....

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Madeline Oliva Jewell

Details Madeline Oliva Jewell, 90, of Fort Scott, passed away Thursday evening, Jan. 15, 2015. She was born April 22, 1924 in Brixey, Mo., the daughter of Dred M. and Pearlie A. (Smith) Bushong. She married......

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