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Tiger boys roll to finals; Chanute stuns Indy

Details PAOLA -- Fort Scott High's boys got rolling in the second half here Thursday night in their 65-49 first-round Paola Class 4A-Division I Sub-State Tournament game against Louisburg. The Tigers (15-6),......

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FSCC team ready to host spring rodeo

Details The Fort Scott Community College rodeo team is preparing for the annual Spring Rodeo this weekend on the FSCC campus. Team members have been preparing practically all season for the event, which is......

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Local groups receive annual United Way Awards

Details The United Way Board of Directors presented contributor awards Thursday at the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce weekly coffee. The awards were given to area employees for the their support of the......

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Eddie Cale Rinehart

Details Eddie Cale Rinehart, 55 of Nashville, Tenn., ended his 12-year battle with cancer on March 3, 2015 with his family by his side at home. He was born on Sunday June 7, 1959 at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.,......

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June Royston

Details June Royston, 91, of Fort Scott, died Wednesday afternoon, March 4, 2015 at Mercy Hospital. She was born June 3, 1923 in Redfield, Kan., the daughter of Glenn Gilbert and Goldie Ann (Mangold)......

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Betty Jean Austin,

Details Betty Jean Austin, age 75, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Aug. 15, 1939, on south Cedar Street in Nevada,......

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Carson Freeman

Details Caron Freeman, 95, of Fort Scott, died Thursday morning, March 5, 2015 at Hillside Guest Homes. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home....

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Nancy Myrick

Details Nancy Myrick, 76, of Mapleton, Kan., died early Thursday morning March 5, 2015 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home....

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A look around Class 4A-Division I Sub-States

Details A look at the Class 4A-Division I Sub-State Tournaments around the state: Fort Scott's boys or girls have not played any of the other teams from the Paola Sub-State this season. Paola, Louisburg and......

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Competing talents

Details Fort Scott High School students got the change to show off their performing arts skills during the annual Talent Show and Mr. FSHS Pageant Tuesday night at the high school. The show featured vocal......

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City increases financial support to CASA

Details Fort Scott City Commissioners provided a financial boost to the Bourbon County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program during their Tuesday meeting. Christa Horn, director of the program,......

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Airport improvement projects in the near future

Details Building, runway and operational improvements are on the way for Fort Scott Municipal Airport, Manager Kenny Howard recently told members of the Fort Scott Rotary Club. Rotarian Ken Lyon, who is a......

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Sharron Lackrone Pack

Details Sharron Lackrone Pack passed from this life on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 at her home in Belen, N.M. and was lovingly received by her Savior, Jesus Christ. There will be a memorial celebration of......

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Ira Melvin Seaver

Details Ira Melvin Seaver, age 88, resident of rural Fort Scott, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at his home. He was born on Sept. 16, 1926, the son of Charles Edwin and Mamie Pearl Klontz Seaver. He was born on......

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Harold Davon Wallace

Details Harold Davon Wallace, age 75, former resident of Fort Scott, and more recently of Olathe, Kan., died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 at Olathe Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 28, 1939 in Prescott,......

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Margaret Etta Buerge

Details Margaret Etta Buerge, 92 of Pittsburg and formerly of the Tulsa, Okla., and Butler, Mo., areas died at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015 at the Via Christi Village Nursing Facility in Pittsburg. She......

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Donna Jean White

Details Donna Jean White, age 71, Overland Park, Kan., formerly of Linn Valley, Kan., passed away on Friday, Feb. 27, 2012. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the Linn Valley......

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Story time at Winfield Scott

Details Author and illustrator Krystal Schmelig, dressed in a Dr. Seuss theme, interacts with second grade students about a story she wrote and illustrated about a character called Spaghetti Man's......

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County still hashing out details for new road

Details The Bourbon County Commissioners are moving forward on a new road project from U.S. Highway. 69 into the Fort Scott Industrial Park. The project is a long-term concern of access to the Fort Scott......

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Fourth, last FSCC president finalist speaks to community

Details Members of the community had the opportunity Monday to meet and speak with the fourth finalist for the Fort Scott Community College president. Jim Genandt said he likes to have fun and believes......

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Tiger teams paired with Louisburg in 1st round

Details The Paola Class 4A-Division I Sub-State Tournament, which begins Thursday night, was seeded Saturday. The boys' side of the bracket was seeded as expected while Fort Scott High's girls may have......

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Bollinger sixth at State

Details SALINA -- Fort Scott High School freshman Derek Bollinger finished sixth in the 132-pound weight class in the Class 4A State Wrestling Tournament here Saturday, earning his first high-school level......

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Greyhounds' title defense ends abruptly

Details Fort Scott Community College's men will not repeat as Region VI-Division II champions this season after the third-seeded Greyhounds were knocked out of the post-season tournament by sixth-seeded......

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Bulldogs down Tigers, take league title

Details Fort Scott High's boys jumped out to an early lead Friday night but visiting Independence bounced back, took control in the second quarter and held off a Tiger rally to take a 55-43 victory and......

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Independence girls hold off Tiger rally

Details Fort Scott High's girls played Independence tough at the FSHS gymnasium Friday night, rallying from 7 points down in the third quarter and giving themselves a chance to win the game in the final......

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Bollinger reaches semifinals, has chance to medal

Details SALINA -- Fort Scott High's "freshmen trio" began their journeys through the field of the Class 4A State Wrestling Tournament at the Bicentennial Center here Friday. Derek Bollinger won his first two......

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Franklin Edgar Frank Goff

Details Franklin Edgar "Frank" Goff, a resident of Watauga, Texas and formerly of Carson, Calif., passed away at his home on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Frank was born in Ewa Beach, Hawaii March 11, 1942, the......

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Harold D. Wallace

Details Harold D. Wallace, age 75, a former resident of Fort Scott and more recently of Olathe, died Friday, Feb. 27 at the Olathe Medical Center. Funeral services for Harold Wallace will be announced by the......

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County sanitation codes issue rears its head

Details An issue with sanitation codes in the county not being followed, which began in 2012, is resurfacing again with the Bourbon County Commission. On Friday, Tom McNeil, along with sanitation contractors......

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Public hears from third FSCC president applicant

Details ville had the opportunity Friday to tell her story and explain why she wants to be the next Fort Scott Community College president. She spoke as one of four finalists for the job to a group of......

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