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Shopping, wagon rides and street musicians part of Oxford's Christmas festival

A longtime holiday festival in small Sumner County town owes its beginnings to a resident who wanted her Wichita friends to visit the vintage Victorian home she'd purchased and the new business she'd opened in Oxford. This weekend marks the 41st year that Oxford - a town about 40 miles south of Wich

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-11-22 22:03:00

Shocks come back from 18-point deficit to beat Cal

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Tyson rumor sparks angst and anger, but is there anything to it?

The farm fields around the intersection of 71st Street South and Tyler Road are growing more rumors than crops these days. The rumors are that Tyson Foods, the nation's biggest meat company, is eyeing this obscure intersection between Haysville and Clearwater for a giant plant to process hundreds of

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-11-21 20:02:00

Kansas waterslide on which 10-year-old boy was killed still stands

The Verruckt water slide was confirmed as the tallest water slide in the world by Guinness World Records in April 2014. Copyright 2015 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. KANSAS CITY, Kansas (KCTV) -- It has been more

KFDI.COM - 2017-11-21 18:10:25

Tow truck business gets fee increase

Tow trucks responding to police calls in the Derby city limits have received permission to increase their rates. The City Council approved the request at its Nov. 14 meeting. Greg Ferris with Ferris Consulting said the increase was necessary because of higher labor and material costs. Ferris represe

DERBYINFORMER.COM - 2017-11-22 11:00:00

One person in critical condition after south Wichita stabbing

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Sedgwick County dispatchers say one person is not breathing after being stabbed in the Oaklawn-Sunview neighborhood in south Wichita. The stabbing happened sometime Wednesday morning in the 3300 block of Sunview Avenue. Eyewitness News has a crew headed to the scene. Expect live

KWCH.COM - 2017-11-22 19:27:00

Man critically hurt in Oaklawn stabbing

An unidentified man in his mid-20s was in very critical condition after a stabbing in the Oaklawn neighborhood. Sedgwick County sheriff's deputies were on the scene in the 3300 block of East Sunview. A man was stabbed several times in the abdomen around 10:30 a.m. No other details have been release

KFDI.COM - 2017-11-22 17:23:48

Couple opening fitness 'boot camp'

Like many entrepreneurs, Judith and Marcos Morales' introduction to their business concept first came about as consumers. After giving birth to her second child last year, Judith Morales had a challenge: how to lose the 60 pounds she gained during the pregnancy. Judith was careful about what she at

DERBYINFORMER.COM - 2017-11-22 11:00:00

Monett district, school leaders sued over student's alleged sexual assault on bus

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The father of a Monett High School student alleged, in a federal lawsuit filed Thursday, that his daughter was sexually assaulted by a male classmate on a school bus trip a year ago. He alleged the district and top officials - Superintendent Brad Hanson and Monett

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2017-11-22 14:49:51

Monett schools facing sexual discrimination lawsuit

A federal sexual discrimination lawsuit has been filed against the Monett school district, alleging a female Monett student is being subjected to ongoing sexual harassment. According to the filing in the U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, a female student at the district, while riding

MONETT TIMES - 2017-11-22 06:00:00

Ecumenical Thanksgiving service draws crowd in Monett

Ladies from St. Lawrence prepared and served a meal following the Thanksgiving service, enjoyed by those who attended in the church fellowship hall. Cathy Lewis/Special to The Monett Times Ladies from St. Lawrence prepared and served a meal following the Thanksgiving service, enjoyed by those who a


Telemedicine at Monett schools gaining ground

The new telemedicine pilot program offered through the Monett school district is leading the pack of schools utilizing the program when it comes to numbers and use. The program, offered through the CoxHealth System, thanks to a grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health, was demonstrated by schoo


DARE-ing to say no to drugs

Local residents will see a new ride in town, DARE-ing students to say no to drugs. The black 2008 Dodge Charger, donated by Monett Police Chief George Daoud, has been tricked out by students attending Scott Tech Auto Collision Repair, Automotive Technology, and Graphics Design classes. The lean, me


Care to Learn chapter receives major donation

The Care to Learn chapter in Monett, now in its second year, received a jump-start recently with a $15,000 donation from Nadine Cavner, who made a similar gift last year to start the program. Lacey Berry, left, the new Care to Learn liaison, accepted the donation from Cavner, who made the gift in ho


Area superintendents sign letter of concern to governor

Five local superintendents of schools are among the 77 total in southwest Missouri who have signed a letter of concern submitted to Gov. Eric Greitens addressing actions taken regarding the state board of education. John Jungmann, former Monett superintendent and current superintendent of Springfiel


New Purdy preschool offers more room, opportunities

Children at the Purdy school districts new preschool in the former Rainbow Dreams Daycare have been pleased with the space, around double of the old facility, and different playground equipment. Julie Ball, preschool teacher, said the routines have stayed the same, and all the equipment from the soo


Yorkville Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Deals

YORKVILLE, IL - If you're looking to avoid the chaos of Black Friday shopping, or you want to feel good about supporting local businesses this year, you needn't go far. Yorkville is offering a variety of activities, sales and events for the whole family, or just for yourself. Take a peek here. Black

PATCH - 2017-11-22 16:54:58

River Run Raises Funds For VFW, Rotary Club, Hesed House

MONTGOMERY, IL - This year's Montgomery 5K and 10K River Run raised funds for three local organizations. The proceeds from the Oct. 7 event, the 14th annual, has been distributed to the Montgomery VFW Post #7452, Montgomery Rotary Clun and the Hesed House, a homeless shelter in nearby Aurora. Acco

PATCH - 2017-11-22 21:16:04

Girl and boy selected for the 2017 Christmas Through the Eyes of a Child

MENDOTA - Six-year-old Alexis Saylor and seven-year-old Quinn Eddy have been selected to appear in The Mendota Reporter's annual "Christmas through the Eyes of a Child" pre-holiday special section. Alexis is the daughter of Kevin and Traci Saylor of Earlville. Quinn is the son of Aaron and Lana Eddy

MENDOTA REPORTER - 2017-11-23 00:46:01

Oswego Police Awarded Rare Accreditation

OSWEGO, IL - The Police Department has earned re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., or CALEA. It was recognized Saturday with an advanced accreditation with excellence, valid until 2021. To earn it, the department had to pass more than 400 law enf

PATCH - 2017-11-22 19:00:02