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Parsons chamber has loans for downtown buildings

Parsons Chamber of Commerce executive director Ashley Duncan wants downtown business owners, and potential owners, to know about a zero-interest loan program that can be used to renovate their buildings. When the chamber merged the former Downtown Parsons with its own organization a few years ago, i


Activities offer 'Day of Holiday Fun' on Dec. 2

Thanksgiving may be the kickoff to the Christmas shopping season, but an abundance of holiday events next weekend in Parsons really should put people in the spirit. With the return of the Mistletoe Marketplace and the second annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony, along with other events, the Parso

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-25 02:44:00

Man to stand trial for manufacturing meth

A Coffeyville man will stand trial for attempted manufacture of methamphetamine, a judge ruled this week. Stephen L. Fleetwood, 45, Coffeyville, and Kendra D. Melton, 30, Galesburg, were originally charged with manufacturing meth, possession of precursors needed to make meth, possession of Oxycodone

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-24 00:07:00

Driver in fatality gets extended probation

A Labette County judge gave a Parsons man convicted of involuntary manslaughter from a 2013 fatality accident one more chance to straighten up and refrain from alcohol use during probation. Derek Horton, 22, Parsons, faced a motion to revoke his probation on a charge of involuntary manslaughter whil

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-24 00:06:00

Man ordered tried for sending photograph to underage girls

A judge ordered a Parsons man to be tried for three charges alleging he solicited an illicit picture from a child in 2016. Brandon T. Basoco, born in 1996, 2431 Broadway, is charged in Labette County District Court with electronic solicitation of a child under age 14. The charge is a level one felon


Suspect to go through competency hearing

A Parsons man accused in the machete killing of his roommate will have a competency hearing in the new year. Timothy Russell Moses, 57, 221 Stone, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Donald Trammell. He's also charged with attempted second-degree murder, or in the alternate, aggravat


Judge gives probation for pot distribution

A Parsons man received probation this week for two counts of distributing drugs in 2014 in Parsons. Anthony P. Porras, 45, 1818 Felix, pleaded in Labette County District Court two counts of distribution of marijuana, both felonies, in an amended complaint. The case against Porras has been pending si


City to seek more bids for tennis court lighting

The Parsons City Commission rejected bids for new lighting for the tennis courts at Forest Park and also shot down the proposal to use halide lights. The city staff will have to rebid the lighting project with specifications calling only for light-emitting diodes instead of both LED and halide light


Man cited after driving 100 mph and crashing on shoulder of I5 near Eugene

A driver was arrested Wednesday after he crashed his car while doing 100 mph while passing cars on the right shoulder of Interstate 5 near Eugene, Oregon State Police reported. Harold Deandre Jones, 39, was first stopped for speeding at about 3:30 p.m. When the trooper walked up the car, Jones sped

OREGONIAN - 2017-11-23 17:05:23

Jefferson Street reopened to drivers: Residents worry about people speeding

Neighbors near the Jefferson Street road construction are already sick of the noise, but they know the improvements will be worth it. (SBG photo) EUGENE, Ore. - As of Friday, Jefferson Street has been reopened to drivers for a week after months of reconstruction. The work included rebuilding roads t

KVAL - 2017-11-24 16:35:32

15 people displaced after devastating fire

CRESWELL, Ore. - Fire marshals are still investigating the large structure fire that happened in Creswell Wednesday night that left 15 people without a home. Fire officials said the fire happened at the Whistle Stop off of Mill St. around 4:45 p.m. KEZI spoke with Wade Garton who co-owns the bu

KEZI.COM - 2017-11-25 02:51:00

Cops to crack down on impaired driving during Civil War Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. - As players and fans get ready for the 121st Civil War between the Ducks and Beavers on Saturday, local bar and restaurant owners are expecting big crowds for the game. With so many people congregating in the city, police will be on high-alert as well. In fact, starting on Saturday Spr

KVAL - 2017-11-24 16:52:19

Eugene parks, trails filled with people opting for outside instead of shopping

Black Friday madness was nowhere to be found at Mount Pisgah Arboretum on Friday morning as droves of people opted to spend their day outside in sunny, near 60-degree weather in lieu of heading to local malls and stores to shop. The Friday that immediately follows Thanksgiving is typically one of t

REGISTER-GUARD - 2017-11-25 00:46:00

Glenn Klein stepping down as Eugene city attorney

Eugene City Attorney Glenn Klein, who has advised four mayors, five city managers and more than 25 city councilors, is stepping down effective Nov. 30, though he will remain as a city employee for a while longer. Klein, 61, is the chief legal adviser for the city manager and the City Council, superv

REGISTER-GUARD - 2017-11-24 06:56:48

No injuries as gun is drawn at Chase Village Apartments

EUGENE, Ore. - A man is in custody after allegedly confronting his two roommates with a gun at the Chase Village Apartments in Eugene. Police say that the three roommates were arguing when the firearm was drawn. No shots were fired, and nobody was injured in the altercation. EUGENE, Ore. - A man is

KVAL - 2017-11-24 15:39:49

Black Friday shoppers get a jump on the holiday sales at Valley River Center

EUGENE, Ore. - For millions of Americans, shopping on Thanksgiving is now a tradition. Some Eugene area stores opened their doors on Thursday in anticipation for Black Friday around the nation, and others plan to open up later on Thursday evening. In Eugene, the Valley River Center will be open fro

KVAL - 2017-11-23 17:49:20

Fallbrook resident turns tragedy into opportunity

Kathleen Newhouse, survivor of a severe traumatic brain injury and Fallbrook resident, works on one of her paintings, with a completed one hanging behind her. Courtesy photo FALLBROOK - Longtime Fallbrook resident Kathleen Newhouse is being hailed as a miracle survivor. She is known locally as Mrs.

VALLEY NEWS - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Black Friday shoppers rise early for deals on TVs, games

L-R Anela Conseco and Anna Sierra were up early on Black Friday to shop for the kids. They scored their big deals at The Disney Store where items were 50% off with an additional 20% savings. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press Telegram/SCNG) Black Friday shoppers inside the Lakewood Mall. No large crow

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-24 17:50:55

Body Found In Vegetation Fire Off Cajalco Road, Officials Report

MEAD VALLEY, CA - A person's body was found among a vegetation fire off Cajalco Road early Friday and the death is now under investigation by the sheriff's department, the Riverside County Fire Department reports. The person, whose identity was not immediately available, was discovered shortly after

PATCH - 2017-11-24 18:43:17

We Need A Stoplight!

Temecula, Ca Our stop light is very important to the safety of our Temecula families so for the first time ever, Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac Catholic School will launch a GIVING TUESDAY campaign to raise funds for a much needed stop light at the corner of Avenida Lestonnac and Butterfield Stage Rd.

PATCH - 2017-11-24 11:30:00