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Man gets prison term for attempted burglary

Bradley E. Bennett, 33, of Oswego was sentenced to 49 months in prison Tuesday for two counts of attempted aggravated burglary and one count of attempted theft, all felonies. The sentencing followed a plea agreement reached in January in which in exchange for pleading no contest to the amended charg

PARSONS SUN - 2018-03-21 02:09:00

One block area of Gabriel closed through Friday

The city of Parsons Public Works will be working on all lanes of one block of Gabriel Avenue, between 16th and 17th streets, starting today until 5 p.m. on Friday. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Th

PARSONS SUN - 2018-03-21 16:56:00

Center to host jobs program workshop

Labette Assistance Center, 301 N. 30th St., will host another Southeast KANSASWORKS Inc. visitor site for those seeking employment, training, resume-writing assistance and other services from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. "This is an opportunity to access all the employment services available in the I

PARSONS SUN - 2018-03-21 02:09:00

Bartlesville proposal for teacher pay raises critiqued by local lawmakers

Lawmakers have responded to Bartlesville Public Schools' proposal for how to pay for teacher pay raises. Dubbed "The Time is NOW," the Bartlesville plan would have the state raise some of the same taxes previously considered by the Legislature in an effort to capture $700 million in new state revenu

TULSA WORLD - 2018-03-21 05:01:00

Police: Miami, Oklahoma school threats were result of Facebook hack

MIAMI, Okla. -- Police in Miami said threats that were made against Miami Public Schools Tuesday were the result of a Facebook hack. Officials with the Miami Police Department said a citizen fell victims to multiple scams, which resulted in his Facebook account being hacked and the threats being pos

KJRH.COM - 2018-03-20 18:25:35

Man pleads in residential burglary case

A Parsons man Monday pled no contest to residential burglary with intent to steal a firearm and theft. Shawn T. Blackburn, born in 1993, 3310 Mosher Road, was originally charged with residential burglary (intent to steal a firearm) and theft, both felonies, and theft and criminal damage, both misdem

PARSONS SUN - 2018-03-20 03:58:00

Parsons City Leaders Considering Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco Products

PARSONS, Kan. - Parsons city commissioners are hoping to spark change in the community to impact its residents health. They have been discussing enforcing an ordinance that will prohibit the sale of tobacco products in the city of people under the age of 21. "I don't really like the idea of that bec

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-21 00:38:08

Parsons woman gets life sentence

Lisa R. Berentz was sentenced Monday to prison for the remainder of her life, not eligible for parole until she serves a minimum of 25 years. Coy V. Murnan, his girlfriend Berentz and her son Josh Berentz were charged in Labette County District Court with numerous off-grid felonies involving molesti

PARSONS SUN - 2018-03-20 03:58:00

City talks about raising tobacco age to 21

An ordinance banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21 will be tweaked before city commissioners consider its approval, possibly as early as their next meeting on April 2. City Attorney Ross Albertini presented a proposed ordinance to the commission during a regular Monday evening meet

PARSONS SUN - 2018-03-20 03:06:00

Bartlesville Group Raises Money To Support Programs For Kids Out Because Of Teacher Strike

A group of Bartlesville residents is working to raise funds to help students and teachers during the upcoming teacher walkout on April 2nd. According to PEAK (Public Education Advocates for Kids), a Bartlesville citizens group has organized a fundraiser that has already raised more than $20,000 to h


Fundraiser started to support teachers & students during walkout brings in more than $20,000

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. -- In less than two days, a small group of people raised thousands of dollars to support teachers and their students in the event of a walkout on April 2. Dan Droege joined a group called the Community-Wide Steering Committee, which is trying to coordinate local resources if the

KJRH.COM - 2018-03-19 22:27:49

Car Chase in Crawford County

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ks. - The Crawford County Sheriffs' Office is investigating an incident that resulted in a car chase. At around 10 PM on Saturday, the Crawford County Sheriff's Office learned of a pursuit that the Cherokee County Deputies were involved in. A Crawford County Officer located the su

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-20 02:31:02

OK Districts Urge Families To Prepare As Teacher Walkout Approaches

Monday marks two weeks before Oklahoma teachers are set to walkout if the legislature doesn't come up with a pay increase. Teachers say they want a $10,000 raise and a pay increase for support staff and state workers or they're leaving. Tulsa Public School's Board of Education voted unanimously to s

NEWS ON 6 - 2018-03-19 20:34:00

Oklahoma Oil and Gas Drilling Intents and Completions

Pottawatomie: Cannon Operating Co. LLC; Gaffney No. 1-7 Well; S/2 NW/4 NE/4 NE/4 of 07-09N-02E; TD 6300'. Kay: Chizum Oil LLC; Blake No. 1-8 Well; C NE/4 SW/4 NE/4 of 08-28N-01E; TD 3650'. Intents to drill Kingfisher: Chisholm Oil & Gas Operating LLC; Chuck Wagon 18-05-21 No. 2MH Well; N/2 NW/4 NW/4

TULSA WORLD - 2018-03-20 05:00:00

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Bartlesville Teacher's Role In The Genesis Of Upcoming Walkout

For many teachers, a walkout has been a long time coming. In Bartlesville, one teacher took on the challenge and is helping her district and others plan for the possibility. Heather Boyle teaches first grade at Wayside Elementary in Bartlesville. Boyle has spent months preparing for a pending teache


Judge grants probation for drug, theft felonies

A Parsons man received probation for drug and theft charges. Rodney L. Warren II, born in 1987, 2530 Clark, had pleaded no contest to attempted possession of cocaine and theft, both felonies. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this


City to consider raising legal age for tobacco sales

Parsons could become the latest city in Kansas to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. The Parsons City Commission discussed an ordinance during a Thursday afternoon work session that would ban the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. The city staff will prep


Man seeks change of venue in kidnapping case

A Parsons man accused of kidnapping and battering his wife delayed arraignment this week so his attorney could argue for a change of venue for his trial. Michael S. Jackson, 44, 2826 Dirr, is charged in Labette County District Court with aggravated kidnapping, a level one felony, aggravated domestic


Bartlesville voting on possible April 2nd walkout

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. - Bartlesville School Board members are voting tonight on a plan to authorize the district superintendent to suspend school on April 2nd. The board said if the legislature fails to act by the April 2nd deadline, the superintendent would have the authority to suspend classes, allo