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Accidents, fatalities on K-18 down since renovation

Fatalities and injuries on Kansas Highway 18 have dropped significantly since the road was revamped. Jared Tremblay, transportation planning analyst for the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization, shared crash data Thursday during a joint meeting with Manhattan, Pottawatomie County and Riley

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2018-03-16 21:00:00

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

PARSONS SUN - 2018-03-17 02:05:00

Braum's Comes to Chanute, KS - FOX 14 TV Joplin and Pittsburg News Weather Sports |

A new Braum's Ice Cream Shop and Burger Restaurant will be built in Chanute. "We are very excited to complete the recruitment process, and to move into the next phase of new building construction" says Matt Godinez, Executive Director of the Chanute Regional Development Authority. "The Braum's famil

FOX14TV.COM - 2018-03-15 23:05:00

Extra Patrol is Planned in the Four States

The Joplin Police Department says tragically, March 17th has become a dangerous holiday on our nation's roads. According to NHTSA fatal-crash data, in 2016, 60 people were killed in drunk-driving crashes over the St. Paddy's Day holiday period (6 p.m. March 16 to 5:59 a.m. March 18). "Please don't a

FOX14TV.COM - 2018-03-16 23:09:00

Friends of Tri-Valley Cruise Night to leave port soon

The Friends of Tri-Valley Foundation is getting ready to set sail once again. The fifth annual Cruise Night, sponsored by the Foundation, will be held on Tuesday, April 10 at Chanute's Central Park Pavilion. Proceeds from the event will help the Friends of Tri-Valley Foundation continue its mission

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2018-03-16 03:39:00

Guthridge teacher takes Erie principal position

A Parsons USD 503 teacher has been hired as the new principal for Erie Elementary School for the 2018-19 school year. Barney Pontious, a fifth-grade teacher at Guthridge School, has accepted the position being vacated by Ronnie Williams. An online service is needed to view this article in its entir

PARSONS SUN - 2018-03-16 04:15:00

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


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


Chanute JV roundup - The Chanute Tribune: Sports

PITTSBURG - The Chanute High School junior varsity tennis team scored 14 of a possible 16 wins in Pittsburg on Thursday. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Thank you for reading 5 free articles on our

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2018-03-17 00:23:00

Construction pace slows in Parsons

Construction was light last month in Parsons but right in line with February of last year. The city of Parsons issued four building permits last month for a total valuation of $15,600. That compares to $15,550 in February 2017 and $20,100 in February 2016. The new projects brought the total valuatio

PARSONS SUN - 2018-03-16 04:17:00