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Competitive scrimmage helps Tigers

Details There was a little more pomp and circumstance than usual prior to Friday night's Red and White Football Scrimmage at Frary Field, with the dedication of the high-school projects -- the new artificial......

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Volleyball prepares for Tuesday opener

Details Fort Scott High School head volleyball coach Carol Bingesser mixed things up at the team's Red and White Scrimmage in the FSHS gymnasium Tuesday afternoon. She decided to split up her varsity and......

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Eagle golf hosts 'rookie' tourney

Details The golf season got underway for Uniontown's program Thursday when it hosted a junior-varsity level "rookie" tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course in Fort Scott. The start of the tournament was......

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Kyle Flanner

Details Kyle Flanner, 33, met his Savior face to face, on Aug. 27, 2015, from Joplin, Mo. He was born in Fort Scott, Kan., on June 8, 1982, to Karl and Joyce Flanner. He attended Faith Christian Academy,......

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Man accused in infant's death bound over for trial

Details A preliminary hearing was held Friday in the Bourbon County Sixth Judicial District Court to determine if there was enough information to bind over Anthony M. Anderson for trial on charges related to......

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Celebrating a new beginning at USD 234

Details Members of the USD 234 Board of Education pose for a photo with hard hats and shovels as the Fort Scott High School Tiger football team prepares for the Red/White Scrimmage Friday evening at Frary......

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Third generation teacher becomes WBE principal

Details Tyler Jackman, the new West Bourbon Elementary School (WBE) principal, comes from a family of educators. "There is a history of teachers in my family," Jackman said. "My mom and dad, my maternal......

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'Hound gridders open season in Iowa

Details Fort Scott Community College football's expectations this season aren't that high if one wants to believe the prediction for a seventh- place finish in the Jayhawk Conference coaches' pre-season......

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Tiger soccer short on experience

Details A familiar face will be back on the sideline for Fort Scott High School's soccer team this season. But he'll need a while to get to know his team -- and the players might need some time to get to......

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No. 3 Cowley downs No. 20 Greyhounds

Details ARKANSAS CITY -- Host Cowley swept Fort Scott Community College here Wednesday night in a battle of nationally-ranked volleyball teams, 25-18, 25-21, 25-18. The Tigers, ranked No. 3 in the pre-season......

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Court says man accused in 11-year-old murder case not mentally competent

Details The court has deemed 27-year-old Kohlby Freeze, jailed on charges connected to a 2004 murder, not mentally competent to stand trial. During a brief competency hearing Monday in Bourbon County......

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Local United Way changing

Details United Way of Bourbon County has cut its campaign goal by $20,000 for 2015-16 and have made changes in the way the organization is run. Cutting expenses to maximize the money that is given by the......

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Laureta Reta Joiner Curtis

Details Laureta "Reta" Joiner Curtis, 86, of Liberty, Mo., and formerly of Richmond, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 at the Ashton Court Nursing Home in Liberty. Reta was born on Nov. 24, 1928 in Garnett,......

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Ona Marie Lytle

Details Ona Marie Lytle, 96, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 at Westbrook Terrace. She was born on Aug. 1, 1919 in Godfrey, Kan., the youngest daughter of the late Paul Pascal and Hannah......

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George Joseph Kutey

Details George Joseph Kutey, age 74, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 at the Fort Scott Medicalodge following a cancer illness. He was born April 28, 1941, in Granite City, Ill.,......

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Jennie Marie Allen

Details Jennie Marie Allen, age 81, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at the Fort Scott Mercy Hospital. She was born Feb. 8, 1934, in Lamar, Colo., the daughter of Paul Hernandez......

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Bruce James Schafer

Details Bruce James Schafer, a loving son, brother, uncle and friend passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 at his home in Lakeview, Ohio, after a chronic illness. Bruce was born on Oct. 14, 1949 in......

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Enrollment for Uniontown students

Details Loretta George/Tribune photo Uniontown School District finishes day two of student enrollment Wednesday. Computer stations are available in West Bourbon Elementary School for parents to update......

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Kickoff ceremony set for projects

Details USD 234 will hold a kickoff ceremony celebrating the district's $40.8 million school bond projects and campaign at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Frary Field. USD 234 Superintendent Bob Beckham said the event......

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County officials still piecing budget together

Details Bourbon County Commissioners will be hammering away at the 2016 budget, with the goal of having a final document by Sept. 1. Commissioners have held some work sessions on the budget and have......

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JV tennis opens Tigers' sports year

Details The junior varsity tennis team became the first Fort Scott High School athletic team to take the field this academic year when it hosted a quadrangular Monday. No team scores were kept. Abury Terry......

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Lawrence Roger Allen

Details Lawrence Roger Allen, 83 of Fort Scott, died Monday evening, Aug. 25, 2015 at his home. Lloyd Houk will conduct funeral services 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home with......

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George Kutey

Details George Kutey, age 74, a resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 at the Fort Scott Medicalodge following a cancer illness. Funeral services for George Kutey will be announced by the Cheney......

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2's give the 1's good workout at scrimmage

Details Possibly the best thing about Fort Scott High School's scrimmage at the practice field Saturday morning wasn't the way the No. 1 offense and defense played but how the No. 2's on both sides were able......

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FSCC volleyball completes 4-0 weekend at home

Details Fort Scott Community College volleyball, ranked No. 20 in NJCAA Division II, took care of both of its opponents in straight sets on the second day of the Fort Scott Invitational at Arnold Arena......

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Hedges chosen to lead USD 235

Details Janice Hedges of Fort Scott was hired as the superintendent, along with duties as the junior and senior high principal of USD 235 at Monday night's special meeting of the Board of Education. Doug......

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Changes made at USD 234 to accommodate construction

Details Staff and students at Fort Scott High School will encounter some changes when the new school year begins Thursday. Recent construction inside and outside the school, as well as planned work to take......

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Robert Bob Cavin

Details Robert "Bob" Cavin, 87, of Arcadia, Kan., died at 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 at the Arma Health and Rehabilitation Center in Arma, Kan. Mr. Cavin was born March 17, 1928 at Monmouth, Kan., the son......

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Sherry Sue Conner

Details Sherry Sue Conner, age 44, Prescott, Kan., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015 at her home. Graveside funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at the Prescott, Kansas......

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Delmer Herman Fergie Ferguson

Details Delmer Herman "Fergie" Ferguson, age 98, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 at his home near La Cygne, Kan. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 at the Schneider Funeral Home......

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