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Parsons, Labette County both see boys finish in top 10 at Big Hill Lake

Parsons played host to its annual cross country meet at Big Hill Lake - widely revered and reviled as the most beautiful yet brutal course in the area - last Thursday. Parsons and Labette County both saw boys finish in the top 10 in the varsity race. For Parsons, Brett Baldwin claimed 10th place wit

PARSONS SUN - 2017-09-19 00:51:00

The Latest: London bomb suspects fostered by British couple - KOAM TV 7

(ITN via AP). This image made from CCTV video obtained by ITN on Sunday Sept. 17, 2017, shows what they say is a person leaving the property in Sunbury, England, on Friday, which was raided in connection with the subway bombing in London. British broad... (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Transport po

KOAMTV - 2017-09-18 13:31:00

Bond reduced for molestation suspect

A judge on Monday reduced bond for a Parsons man accused of eight off-grid felonies alleging he molested and sexually exploited children. Jered W. Bybee, 3526 Belmont, had a $1.5 million bond on what is now a 34-count complaint in Labette County District Court. He is charged with aggravated indecent

PARSONS SUN - 2017-09-19 02:49:00

Kansas banker sentenced to prison for wire fraud scheme

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Prosecutors say a former Kansas banker has been sentenced to prison eight months in prison for a wire fraud scheme that included the theft of funds from a bank and an insurance company as well as filing false tax returns. The U.S. attorney's office said in a news release Monday

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-18 18:49:35

The Latest: Death toll rises to 226 from Mexico earthquake - KOAM TV 7

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Mexico's civil defense agency says the death toll has risen to 226 from Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake that knocked down dozens of buildings in Mexico City and nearby states. The official Tw

KOAMTV - 2017-09-19 21:52:00

Chetopa man arrested for growing marijuana in park

CHETOPA - A Chetopa man on federal parole for bank robbery is in custody after his arrest Monday afternoon for cultivation of marijuana on an island in the Neosho River at Chetopa. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation, the Labette County Sheriff's Department and the Chetopa Police Department arrested

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 01:43:00

Chetopa man arrested for growing marijuana in city park - KOAM TV 7

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), the Labette County Sheriff's Office, and the Chetopa Police Department arrested a Chetopa man Monday evening for growing marijuana in a Chetopa city park. At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 18, KBI agents, Labette County Sheriff's deputies, and offi

KOAMTV - 2017-09-19 21:11:00

Chetopa considers new power provider

CHETOPA - With increasing rates and a contract set to expire in a few years, the Chetopa City Council is looking into other sources of electricity. In its Sept. 5 meeting, the council heard a report from Mayor Terry Robison about a meeting he and Debbie Darnell, city treasurer recently attended in M

PARSONS SUN - 2017-09-19 02:49:00

Jeff Slama Memorial Fund Chili Cook-off Honors Victim of Unsolve - KOAM TV 7

A group is raising funds in memory of a man shot and killed in his home. It's a case that is still unsolved. Jeff Slama was shot by an intruder and killed in October of 2013. Four years after his murder, Newton county investigators still don't know who killed Jeff Slama. Sheriff Chris Jennings says

KOAMTV - 2017-09-21 01:33:00

Briefs: Home Savings' Johnson elected to KBA Board

The Kansas Bankers Association (KBA) has announced Jonathon Johnson, president, CEO and bank director for Home Savings Bank in Chanute, has been inducted to the Board of Directors as a Regional Representative. He previously worked at Community National Bank in Chanute for 12 years and at Kendall Sta

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 01:45:00

Young beekeepers enjoy 'sweet' trip to State Fair

The young beekeepers at Cherry Street Youth Center brought home a second-place prize from the Kansas State Fair Saturday. Honeybees were added to Cherry Street's garden program earlier this year, funded by a grant from the Kansas Honey Producers Association. As part of the obligations for the gran

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 01:40:00

Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

(BPT) - Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Be

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 21:01:00

Columbus in need of income survey for grant eligibility

COLUMBUS, Kan. - Columbus officials are seeking volunteers to participate in an income-based survey required for city eligibility for federal grant funding for infrastructure projects. To be eligible for the federal Community Development Block Grant program, the city must show that 51 percent of Col

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2017-09-20 01:42:06

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CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 01:43:00

APNewsBreak: 'Why me?' Survivor recounts flash flood horror - KOAM TV 7

(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Cesar Garcia wipes his eye as he talks about how he and other family members survived the Payson, Ariz., flash flooding this summer that killed 10 other family members, at his home, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Cesar Garcia, right,

KOAMTV - 2017-09-21 01:39:00

Milan Fashion Week: Gucci extends news cycle with Rocket Man - KOAM TV 7

(AP Photo/Luca Bruno). A model wears a creation part of Gucci's women Fall/Winter 2018/19 fashion collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno). Journalists take pictures during Gucci's women Fall/Winter 2018/19 fashion collection, presented in Milan, Italy,

KOAMTV - 2017-09-20 21:37:00

Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95 - KOAM TV 7

(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2005, file photo, Robert DeNiro, left, and boxer Jake LaMotta stand for photographers before watching a 25th anniversary screening of the movie "Raging Bull" in New York. LaMotta, whose life was ... (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this June 16, 194

KOAMTV - 2017-09-20 18:45:00

Greek oil spill effort stalled by cleanup vessel arrests - KOAM TV 7

(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). A man takes a shower on a beach polluted by an oil spillage in Glyfada, suburb of Athens, on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. The World Wildlife Fund has filed a lawsuit in Greece over extensive pollution along Athens' coastline... (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). A man sits on

KOAMTV - 2017-09-20 15:15:00

Boy recalls escape from Mexico City school _ and those lost - KOAM TV 7

(AP Photo/Carlos Cisneros). Rescue workers search for children trapped inside the collapsed Enrique Rebsamen school in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. The earthquake stunned central Mexico, killing more than 100 people as buildings collapsed in p... (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). A man comforts

KOAMTV - 2017-09-20 11:54:00

White man faces charges in shooting deaths of 2 black men - KOAM TV 7

(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Kenneth James Gleason is escorted by police to a waiting police car in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Gleason is charged with two counts of first degree murder and other charges, for three shootings in the Baton R... (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Kenneth James Gle

KOAMTV - 2017-09-20 11:15:00