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Regents approve LCC welding program

"The reason why this program is such an asset to our region is there is a skill shortage in Southeast Kansas, but not only Southeast Kansas but also our nation," said Linseh Johnson, director of workforce training, education, career training and personal enrichment at LCC. "This program is actually

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-17 05:07:00

PHS class uses drone for Katy Hospital

Parsons High School computer-aided drafting students stood outside the old Katy Hospital, watching as the drone rose into the air, capturing photos and videos of the contours of the historical building constructed in the 1920s. Last year, the Katy Hospital Historical Society was established to prese

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-16 02:45:00

William "Bill" Terence Gorman

William "Bill" Terence Gorman William "Bill" Terence Gorman, 62, of Pittsburg, while surrounded by his family, went to be with his Lord at 11:25 p.m., Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan., after a sudden illness. A good and faithful servant, he was born March 2, 1955 in F


LCC board OKs tuckpointing project

The Labette Community College Board of Trustees Thursday approved a contract with WTI for $150,000, for tuckpointing the Main Building on the Parsons campus. For the last few months, the trustees have been discussing the issues occurring on the north side of the building due to mortar joints being d


Fest to include pecan bake sale

The Chetopa Police Department will start the day with a breakfast from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the new school gym lobby. Adults can eat for $7.50 and children for $3.50. Keeping with the theme of the festival, the Chetopa Chamber of Commerce will host a pecan bake sale beginning at 6:30 a.m. in the ne

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-16 23:32:00

Pryor man charged in fatal shooting of wife in Bartlesville restaurant parking lot bound over for trial

A Pryor man charged in the fatal shooting of his wife in a Bartlesville restaurant parking lot will face trial on a first-degree murder charge. Johnie Dean Downey, 52, was bound over for trial in Washington County District Court after a preliminary hearing this week. Downey was charged in the June 1

TULSA WORLD - 2017-11-15 23:30:00

Oswego park to host 5K, Christmas lights

OSWEGO - Some of the most popular events in small towns are their annual festivals, promoting community pride, celebrating a town's culture and identity. It is at those small town celebrations that the brief exchanges, even among strangers, seem to create a sense of cohesion and promotion of communi


Lauderdale County forgery suspect needs identifying

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. - In this week's Shoals Area Crime Stoppers, banks are probably the worst place to commit a crime. The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office is releasing surveillance video of a man cashing a forged check. The video dates back to August 1st. Investigators say the man seen here i

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-17 01:24:22

Gemstone Foods opening Florence operation

FLORENCE - Officials with Gemstone Foods LLC said operations are expected to begin in the old Hillshire Farms processing plant in Florence by January. Company officials have already started the hiring process and will soon starting training employees for the operation, which is on South Seminary Str

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-16 22:25:00

Lauderdale couple charged after chase

FLORENCE - A Lauderdale County man and his girlfriend were arrested Wednesday night after they led authorities on a high-speed chase throughout north Lauderdale County and southern Tennessee. Authorities said James Allen Burbank Jr., 26, 160 Lauderdale 13, Florence, and Shelby N. Johnson, 23, 500 La

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-16 17:04:00

Worker dies after being hit by bull dozer at Florence construction site

A worker from Cherokee was killed in a west Florence construction site accident on Wednesday. File photo The man was hit by a bull dozer at the site of a new apartment complex just off West Irvine Avenue, said Florence police Sgt. Greg Cobb. Police, fire and emergency medical workers were called to

AL.COM - 2017-11-16 13:44:12

Police say Mississippi man died in construction accident

FLORENCE - Police said a Mississippi man died Wednesday from injuries he sustained during an accident earlier in the day at the development of a new apartment complex in west Florence. Florence police detective Sgt. Greg Cobb said the victim is David Thornton, 55, of Carthage. Mississippi. Reports i

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-16 14:45:00

Hundreds gather on Mobile Plaza for community meal

FLORENCE - It was a few minutes before 11 a.m. and a long line had already started to form on Mobile Street Plaza as 1 Table organizers were making last-minute preparations for a community meal. Just beyond the serving line manned by some of the 50 to 60 volunteers was a 250-feet long table. It was

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-17 06:20:00

Man dies after being hit by bulldozer at construction site

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a man has died after being hit by a bulldozer at a construction site in northwestern Alabama. News outlets report that 55-year-old David Thornton of Carthage, Mississippi, was working on a new apartment complex in Florence on Wednesday. Emergency personnel at th

MOULTON ADVERTISER - 2017-11-16 20:48:00

Free Thanksgiving Meal, 1Table Event

A crowd of people attend the 1TABLE event at Mobile Plaza in Florence where people could enjoy a free Thanksgiving meal on Thursday. [JIM HANNON/TIMESDAILY] A crowd of people attend the 1TABLE event at Mobile Plaza in Florence where people could enjoy a free Thanksgiving meal on Thursday. [JIM HANNO

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-16 22:50:00

Suffolk's newest boutique, Cecelia's, has latest fashions and personal consultation

Belinda Taylor, a longtime customer and friend of Cecelia Strickland, tries on a hat at the new boutique and gift store in downtown Suffolk. Buy Now Belinda Taylor, a longtime customer and friend of Cecelia Strickland, tries on a hat at the new boutique and gift store in downtown Suffolk. James Tho

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-11-17 14:30:00

New Harbour View store in Suffolk knows how to Mix It Up

Sometimes opportunity does knock twice. It happened to Amberly and Coleman Ferguson, who just opened their second Mix It Up wine and beer store in three years. From the success of their first store in Virginia Beach, the couple opened a second location Oct. 21, on Harbour View Blvd. in Suffolk. Neit

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-11-17 14:00:00

Missing 19-year-old with serious medical conditions found safe, Suffolk officials say

A 19-year-old man with several serious medical conditions has been found safe and reunited with his family, police said. Christian Taylor was last seen at his home in the 5800 block of Godwin Blvd. around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Suffolk Police said in a statement. Taylor has several serious medical co

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-11-16 20:46:00

Nearly 300 attend college's first student leadership conference

A free event proved exceptionally successful as nearly 300 area students gathered at the Paul D. Camp Community College Regional Workforce Center to learn more about achieving their educational goals. Students Transitioning through Education Programs Successfully organized and led the first Student


Happy Holiday Card Day Parade

One of these days, we're all going to learn just what holiday is being celebrated with Suffolk's annual "Holiday Parade," which is set for 7 p.m. Dec. 9 in the downtown area. For the past several years, city officials have refused to refer to the big parade that is held in December and that features