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That Liberal Band at Sonic

“That” Liberal Band will be at the Liberal Sonic from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 16, 2018, fundraising for three marching band competitions and equipment and supplies needed through the 2018-2019 school year. Come buy a burger, Coney or an ice cold treat! 10% of all sales will go to the ba

KSCBNEWS.NET - 2018-08-14 22:54:00

Liberal City Commission Meets, Approves 2019 Budget

The Liberal City Commission met Tuesday evening and approved the 2019 City Budget. The budget for the City for 2019 is $6,221,518 which is a reflection of 51.795 mils, the same number of mils as levied for the 2018 Budget.

KSCBNEWS.NET - 2018-08-14 22:46:00

High Plains direct slaughter cattle sales report

High Plains weekly weighted average direct slaughter cattle sales report for the week ending Aug. 5, totaled 142,100 head selling, compared to 63,951 head a week ago and 79,251 head last year, according to the USDA Livestock, Poultry and Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, Missouri.


Small grain producers continue field preparations

Scattered showers where experienced across the state for the week ending Aug. 12, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Southern Plains Regional Field Office, Texas. Areas of the Edwards Plateau on through to the Blacklands and East Texas observed rainfall between of 2.0 to 4

HIGH PLAINS JOURNAL - 2018-08-14 20:00:00

Agri Beef Moving Beef thru Relationships

“Agri Beef works hard to connect it’s ranchers with the consumers” said Zimmerman. “This is great and very important because with these relationships that are built, people learn more about the product, people learn more about the facilities and more about the program. They can take pride in knowing

AGINFO.NET - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Genetics combined with management and technology is helping Ogallala farmers make sure every drop of water counts

Iowa State corn geneticist Patrick Schnable and his son, James, a plant biologist at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, are working on developing better varieties of proso millet that can be grown in harsher climates. Patrick Schnable said there has been no modern breeding of proso millet, which ca

HIGH PLAINS JOURNAL - 2018-08-14 13:00:00

Scouting for sunflower insect pests

The three sunflower head infesting insects, namely sunflower head moth, banded moth and seed weevils are currently present in sunflower fields. Recent study field study shows that sunflower head moths and red sunflower seed weevils are more damaging pests of sunflower in Colorado and need a particul


Genetics taking corn to new heights

On the harsh High Plains, farmers are seeing the benefits of drought-tolerant corn. But with the growing variable climate, will it be enough?


Corn development ahead of last year

For the week ending Aug. 12, there were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office ,Kansas. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 11 percent very short, 29 short, 58 adequate, and 2 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies

HIGH PLAINS JOURNAL - 2018-08-14 19:00:00

Liberal City Commission to Meet, Budget, Food Truck Regulations on the Agenda

Also before the Commission are new regulations for mobile food vendors, General Obligation Bonds, Uniform Public Offense Codes, and Standard Traffic Ordinances.

KSCBNEWS.NET - 2018-08-13 23:24:00

That Liberal Band Boosters to Meet

“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.


Residential Fire Causes Apartment Evacuation

Liberal police officers were able to safely evacuate all neighboring apartments that were occupied at the time of the fire and were able to locate and remove a dog from the upstairs rear apartment adjoining the fire apartment. No injuries to any occupants, pets or emergency responders were reported


Agri Beef Helping Ranchers with Genetics to Produce High Quality Beef

At Agri Beef, they take great pride in providing consumers a consistent and high-quality beef product.Clayton Zimmerman is from Satanta, Kansas and attends Kansas State University. He’s also currently interning with Agri Beef.His area of expertise is running data analysis on different cattle and hel


Kansas woman killed after pickup truck crashes into bull

Around 10 p.m. on Aug. 4, emergency crews were called to a crash along Hwy 83, about 16 miles south of Turpin.


Farmers team with Kansas Water Office, K-State to present Water Technology Field Days

“I’m pleased to see the growing interest in Water Technology Farms across the state,” said Kansas Water Office Director Tracy Streeter. “We continue to see outcomes from these farms suggesting that water use reductions, coupled with irrigation technology adoption and water management improvements ar


Seward County Fire Rescue Fight Structure Fire

On Friday August 3, 2018 at 3:43 pm Seward County Fire Rescue was dispatched to a residential structure fire north east of Liberal. Units arrived on scene to find a two story single family dwelling with smoke showing. Firefighters made entry into the residence and extinguished a fire located in a be


62-year-old woman dies after vehicle strikes a bull in the roadway

On August 4 at around 10 p.m., a 62-year-old woman dies after vehicle strikes a bull in the roadway 16 miles south of Turpin, Oklahoma in Beaver County.


Greensburg Woman Killed in Beaver County Accident

A fatality accident occurred on Saturday August 4th at approximately 9:57pm on at US Highway 83, 16 miles south of Turpin, Oklahoma in Beaver County.


Input Needed on Bike/Ped Paths for Liberal

According to BCBSKS, this grant “is the largest community grant program ever funded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas. The Pathways program provides community coalitions with the tools and resources needed to remove barriers and engage their communities in ways that enable healthy eating and t


Nebraska judge tosses out evidence in fatal accident involving Iowans - Radio Iowa

Authorities say 23-year-old Jeser Cisneros-Hernandes of Liberal, Kansas, crossed the center line of a Keith County, Nebraska, highway in July of 2017 and hit two motorcycles head-on. The four who died in the accident were 62-year-old James Matheny and 55-year-old Sheila Matheny of Bedford, Iowa, an