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Shop with a Cop in Parsons
Parsons, Ks - Ten lucky kids in Parsons, Kansas had a blast Sunday evening shopping with local police at their area Walmart. Shop-with-a-cop in Parsons was popular in the past, but it took a break recently.
Neosho man to stand trial in lottery tickets robbery case
A Neosho man waived a preliminary hearing this week on a robbery charge related to the alleged theft of some lottery tickets from a Joplin gas station. Austin B. Conger, 31, waived the hearing Wednesday in Jasper County Circuit Court on a charge of second-degree robbery. Associate Judge Joe Hensley
Volunteers needed to help with Hickory Creek cleanup on Dec. 23
NEOSHO, Mo. — Volunteers led by the Joplin Kayak and Canoe Stream Team will be working on their last stream cleanup of the year this coming weekend along the banks of Hickory Creek.
Blood drive for Sydni Brown
NEOSHO, Mo. - A 10-year-old girl with cancer and her family are holding a blood drive to help save her life. Sydni Brown has a rare form of cancer called Aveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma. In the past week, she has had two blood transfusions, and her family wants to increase blood supplies and raise awarenes
New event center in Neosho
NEOSHO, Mo. - A new event center is hoping to fill the need for people looking for a space to celebrate special occasions. The Neosho Event Center on Main street has been operating since this fall. There aren't a lot of facilities, like this in the area, so the owners are hoping this building can pr
Taylor drops 30, Parsons tops Coffeyville
PARSONS, Kan. - Highlights from the Vikings' 49-21 win over Coffeyville. Nena Taylor scored 30 for Parsons, making it the 4th time in 6 games she has scored 30+ points this season.
Morning Symphony: Coffeyville Street Drags Action – Legal Meet-Ups On The Street!
It used to be that the only way you saw two cars race on a street was to be in the loop of information. You had to know what intersection was going to be the starting line, you had to know when the fun was going to go down, and you knew that by even showing up, that you were risking quite a bit…neve
Floyd Eugene ‘Gene’ McAtee
Floyd Eugene ‘Gene’ McAtee passed away December 13, 2018 in Overland Park, Kansas. Gene had suffered with Alzheimer’s Disease for several years. Gene was born on March 21, 1935 in Walnut, Kan, to George and Adele (Brazil) McAtee.
Police: Missing 11-year-old Kansas boy found safe
SEDGWICK COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities reported Sunday that missing 11-year-old boy has been found and is safe, according to Wichita Police. Just after 10:15a.m. Thursday, Joan Ibarra walked away from Hamilton Middle School, 1407 South Broadway in Wichita, according to office Paul Cruz.
Saturday’s Things To Know: Huge wins for UNC, Kansas, Indiana
Juwan Morgan really loves playing at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. A year after setting his career-high by scoring 34 points in a win over Notre Dame in the Crossroads Classic, Morgan broke that record by dropping 35 points as No. 25 Indiana won their fourth-straight one-possession game, picking off Butl
The Family Owned Restaurant In Kansas That Feels Like Going Home For Dinner
Eating at a family owned restaurant is always a treat. There are so many across the state that it’s hard to eat at every one of them, but you’ll see soon how some of them are special enough to make a trip for. Eating at these restaurants feels just like going home for dinner, and there’s nothing bet
College Basketball Podcast: Kansas is undefeated and No. 1 despite close call after close call
Kansas is 9-0 and ranked No. 1 in the AP poll, Coaches poll and Top 25 And 1. But two of KU's nine wins are overtime wins. And the Jayhawks trailed in the second half against New Mexico State and Villanova. So this 9-0 record could easily be something like 6-3 or even 5-4. Matt Norlander wrote about
Highlights: No. 1 Kansas holds off No. 17 Villanova
Villanova vs. Kansas basketball highlights from 2018 game. No. 1 Kansas defeated No. 17 Villanova 74-71 on Saturday. Lagerald Vick and Dedric Lawson combined for 57 of the 74 points scored by the Jayhawks.
Alex Muresianu: How to approach Kansas's economy post-Brownback
Gov.-elect Laura Kelly's electoral defeat of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach marks the end of the Brownback era in Kansas, and another deserved rebuke of the former governor's disastrous tax experiment. But as Governor Kelly faces a skeptical yet slightly more moderate Republican legislature,
'Nova Comes Up Short Against #1 Kansas
The Villanova Wildcats are arguably the most confusing team in the NCAA. On any given night, it seems like one of two teams can show up. So entering the game against the Jayhawks, it was fair to ask which team would be there: the young Wildcats who lost to Furman and Penn, or the defending champs wh
Villanova Falls Short at Kansas, 74-71
Villanova (8-4) had plenty of opportunities down the stretch but couldn’t pull the upset over #1 Kansas at Phog Allen Fieldhouse. The Wildcats cold shooting from beyond the arc (28.6%) and lack of bench contributions were key factors in a 74-71 loss.
Two Arrested for Stealing Kansas Cattle and Attempting to Sell in OKC
Anthony Francis Whittley and Jasmine A. Boone, both 27 of rural Labette County, Kansas, were arrested on Nov. 11 for stealing cattle from Kansas and attempting to sell them across state lines at the Oklahoma National Stockyards Co. ( Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office )
Reception to honor Butler's service
The Ottawa Police Department will have a reception Monday honoring Chief of Police Dennis Butler. The reception is set for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Neosho County Community College, 900 E. Logan St., Ottawa. Butler is leaving Ottawa after 14 years as chief to become the Director of the Riley County Police
Nowata County Fugitive Captured In Multi-Agency Effort
NOWATA COUNTY, Oklahoma - A fugitive that nearly ran over a South Coffeyville police officer during a traffic stop is finally in custody. Eric Whitney, who had a warrant out for his arrest, was pulled over for an expired tag back in October but quickly fled the scene, clipping an officers arm as he
State lawmaker-elect to resign Neosho mayoral post next month
NEOSHO, Mo. — Ben Baker, state representative-elect for the 160th House District, will soon resign from his Neosho City Council seat and mayoral duties to fulfill his legislative duties in Jefferson City.