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Authorities searching for inmate who walked away from Oklahoma correctional center

Rodriguez was serving Tulsa County sentences for possession of stolen vehicle, possession of a sawed-off shotgun/rifle, drug possession, and committing a felony with a firearm that had its serial number removed.

KFOR - 2018-10-15 16:26:56

Early snow blankets much of Kansas

After that, a southerly wind should make it more humid late week with a possible shower or two by Friday as a weak trough slides in the nation’s midsection. The associated front may create rain, but it should be an iffy and spotty chance at best.

KSNT - 2018-10-15 11:21:33

National Weather Service records earliest snowfall ever in Kansas City Sunday

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Winter arrived in Kansas City early and in record-setting fashion Sunday night. The National Weather Service office in Kansas City said it recorded snowfall Sunday, marking the earliest in the season snow has fallen since records began.

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-15 12:36:14

Liberal Police Make Burglary Arrest

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at about 3:23 a.m., officers responded to Gorditas to Go, 701 S. Kansas Avenue, for a burglary alarm. Responding officers found a damaged door at the business. No one was located inside.


A fight in the field changed one Kansas farmer’s way of thinking and is saving the Ogallala Aquifer

In an effort to extend the life of the Ogallala Aquifer, Finney County farmer Duane Roth has pledged to cut back his water use, and he is seeing results. For instance, last year on his operation near Holcomb, he cut back his water use from 12 inches of water to 6 inches. His cousin, who has circles

HIGH PLAINS JOURNAL - 2018-10-15 13:00:00

'That would not be fun': Escapee nabbed after 4 days in Kansas City, Kansas still wearing handcuffs

© Mike Whitby/EyeEm/Getty ImagesFile photo of handcuffsOct. 15--Police may not know much about how an escapee re-arrested Sunday afternoon by Kansas City, Kan, officers spent his four days on the run.

MSN.COM - 2018-10-15 16:27:24

North Kansas City Schools Auto Tech program named best in the Midwest

At the end of October, several students and the instructor, Jack Stow, will travel to Las Vegas for the Automotive Aftermarket Expo, or AAPEX, and the Specialty Equipment Market Association show, where the winner will be announced.

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-15 17:05:37

Fifth grade boy jams with the Foo Fighters during Kansas City concert

KANSAS CITY, MO (KUSI) – A fifth grader in Missouri took the stage at a Foo Fighters concert over the weekend like a pro.Ten-year-old Collier Cash Rule went with his mom to a Foo Fighters Concert in Kansas City at the Sprint Center on Friday night.During the concert, Collier and his mother were rock

KUSI.COM - 2018-10-15 18:44:07

Liberal City Commission Approves RHID

The Commission approved the 2018 Audit Contract with Hay, Rice, and Associates, approved an additional Rural Housing Incentive District in the Arrowhead Lane and Tucker Road area, and approved the allocation of an additional $40,000 for the 1st Time Home Buyers Program. This would help 16 First Time


Cattle producer meeting to be held in Hugoton Oct. 23

A cattle producer meeting will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 23, at the 4-H Building in Hugoton, Kansas, sponsored by the Stevens County Extension office.

HIGH PLAINS JOURNAL - 2018-10-14 12:00:00

Bobcats fight through adversity, defeat Waynoka

TYRONE, Okla.— With a new quarterback making his first start and two freshmen and a sophomore filling in the injury gaps, the Tyrone Bobcats did what they had to do—keep plugging away. They did just that on their way to a 28-14 district win over the Waynoka Railroaders.


“That” Liberal Band Boosters Meeting Scheduled for September

“That” Liberal Band Boosters is an organization dedicated to supporting “That” Liberal Band and Color Guard programs. The Boosters is comprised of parents, family, friends and neighbors of the high schools band and color guard students.


Shirer to retire from ABBB after 30 years

The certified public accounting firm of Adams, Brown, Beran and Ball Chtd. has announced the retirement of Brad Shirer on Oct. 31. A Hoisington native, Shirer has been with the firm nearly 30 years in multiple positions including staff accountant, manager, firm administrator, director of administrat


With a heart like that…

With a heart like that, how does a football team start the season 0-6? With a heart like that, how do you NOT win some of those games? With a heart like that—we’re not just talking players here but all of the coaches as well—isn’t it time your fortunes changed?The Larned Indians’ football season has


House departs without passing compromise farm bill

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-KS; Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-MI; House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway, R-TX; and Ranking Member Collin Peterson, D-MN; met at the Capitol Oct. 4 and emerged from their conference room posing for a picture in a show of amit


Kansas City woman accused of fatally stabbing teen outside apartment complex

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- An 18-year-old woman has been charged in connection to fatally stabbing a teenager last week.Heaven Redick was charged Saturday night with second-degree murder and armed criminal action.Alaysia Nelson, 18, was killed in the stabbing that happened Oct. 9 in the 9300 block of

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-14 11:44:00

Kansas Schools Having Increasingly Difficult Time Finding Teachers - The Salina Post

“I have calls from superintendents that say, ‘Man, what’s going to happen to me if I don’t get a person in this position?’ ” said Susan Helbert, the assistant director for teacher licensure at the Kansas State Department of Education. “Well, actually nothing is going to happen except I need to know

SALINAPOST.COM - 2018-10-14 11:01:21

Alligator found underneath car in Kansas, police say

An alligator was discovered beneath a vehicle in Olathe, Kansas, on Monday, police said in a Thursday Facebook post.(Olathe Police Department)This critter isn’t staying in one Kansas city for long.

FOX NEWS - 2018-10-14 16:11:22

85 million-year-old sea monster found in Kansas

A "neonate-sized Tylosaurus specimen" (a type of mosasaur), has been identified and examined, with researchers looking at broken bones, including its snout, braincase and upper jaw.


Two Alligators Found In Kansas In One Day

OLATHE, Kan. — It’s not every day 2 alligators are discovered in the landlocked state ofKansasin the same day, yet that happened this past week.