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Southern Kansas is High Cotton

Roger Sewell slowed his pickup down on a rural section of Pratt County, next to a field gleaming white. "How's it look?" he said with a grin, then added this good field of cotton, to be stripped in coming weeks and eventually be turned into demin, was his. Just a few years ago, it was tougher to fin

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2017-11-24 07:01:00

Event provides preview of dino park

There were smiles in abundance at the official kickoff event for Derby's Field Station Dinosaurs attraction, but few were bigger and brighter than the one on the face of Guy Gsell, the developer behind the concept. "I couldn't be more excited," Gsell said after a 45-minute program in a white tent se

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

Want to grab a drink on Thanksgiving? Here's what's open

There's nothing better than celebrating Thanksgiving with the family. Except when you're cooped up with that family for hours on end. Sometimes, when the rest of the family is napping off their turkey comas or going Black Friday shopping (on Thursday, of course), you just need to get out for a bit.

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

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

Rock Road furniture store reopens after complete remodel

A remodeled Havertys Furniture has reopened following a flood that caused widespread damage in the store at 1725 N. Rock Road. A fire suppression line broke at the store a couple of months ago that necessitated a $2 million renovation and all new furniture in the store. The much brighter and more op

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-11-22 23:32:00

Attendance down at Rock River Rapids in 2017

An abnormally cool summer made its presence known on the 2017 Rock River Rapids report. Aquatics and Fitness Facilities Director Darcie Parkhurst presented the annual report to the Derby Recreation Commission board on Nov. 14, comparing this year's numbers to those of the last two years. With an ave

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

Brandon Steven's new restaurant gets a new mural

Famed west Wichita home holding an estate sale for the ages An estate sale at the well-known Steven family estate in Wichita is drawing huge crowds. The 8-acre property near Kellogg and Maize has a little bit of everything. (Video by Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle) Aviation What is it like to


Couple waiting to buy car for Wellington woman with cancer

Some people are waiting for Black Friday sales, but for a couple waiting outside a car dealership in Wichita for a good buy their purpose is a lot more than a deal. A tent, space heater and warm clothes: Traci McLaughlin is camping with her husband outside a car dealership in Wichita. "It is so wort

KWCH.COM - 2017-11-24 06:35:00

Golden Corral opens restaurant in West Monroe

WEST MONROE, La.- - (11/21/2017) A new buffet-style restaurant is now open in West Monroe. Tuesday was opening day at West Monroe's new Golden Corral. The restaurant opening is just In time for the holiday shopping season. Steve Helton is the General Manager of the West Monroe store, and his busines


Monroe police seeking persons of interest in Garden District vehicle burglary

MONROE, La. - Within the past week the Monroe Police Department has been investigating several vehicle burglaries in the Garden District area. One vehicle has been stolen during this time frame. The vehicle stolen is a 4-door 2011 gray Impala. During the course of the investigations, two persons of

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-11-23 04:19:56

Christmas parade has new route

The 2017 Kiwanis Christmas Parade sponsored by Origin Bank will roll on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. The theme is "Throw Back Christmas," encompassing all the traditions and memories of Christmas Past. Float decorations will portray memorable, crazy and creative things from your Christmas Tra

HANNAPUB.COM - 2017-11-22 18:42:00

Locals deliver Thanksgiving plates to those in need

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Some folks are giving up their own sit down Thanksgiving meal to meet the needs of others this year. Courtesy: KNOE 8 News Mt. Zion Baptist Church in West Monroe will be delivering Thanksgiving plates on Thursday, November 23rd starting at 8 a.m. Mt. Zion started

KNOE TV8 - 2017-11-23 15:16:00

Garden District burglaries: Persons of interest ID'd

Two persons of interest in recent burglaries in the Garden District have been identified by the Monroe Police Department. According to a department statement, the MPD has been investigating several vehicle burglaries and one car theft in the Garden District area over the past week. Police say that

NEWS-STAR - 2017-11-23 16:03:37

Staffer for Gov. Edwards resigns amid sexual harassment claims

BATON ROUGE, La. (WVLA) - An aide to Gov. John Bel Edwards has resigned, in the wake of emerging sexual misconduct allegations. Johnny Anderson, who served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Programs and Planning, left his post Wednesday afternoon. "We take these allegations very seriously," Deputy Chief

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-11-23 14:06:26

Thanksgiving Weather Update - Thursday November 23rd

WEST MONROE, La - Happy Thanksgiving! It was a cold start to this Turkey Day and we are going to see a cool end to this day as well as lows dip down to near freezing. If you've got plans to head out for Black Friday shopping tonight or tomorrow morning expect the chilly conditions to come back afte

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-11-23 22:55:01

El Dorado's Salvation Army holds annual Thanksgiving lunch

EL DORADO, Ark. - 2017 November 23 For three years Rachel Leimkuhl and her husband Michael have been coming to the Salvation Army for their community Thanksgiving lunch. They say everyone there is like family. "Yea we know all the employees," said Rachel. "I mean they're all friends." From the food

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-11-23 21:30:40

SBP students explore higher education on 2017 college tour

This summer, 11 St. Bernard students participated in the school's first college tour. The tour, led by English Teacher Catie Yu Tiamco, included stops at Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Washington University in St. Louis, The University of Notre Dame, Loyola University in Chicago, DePaul

CULLMAN TIMES - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

Alabama's Jordan Fisher wins Mirrorball trophy on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Alabama native Jordan Fisher won the title tonight on "Dancing with the Stars," earning the coveted Mirrorball trophy on the show's grand finale. Fisher, 23, an actor and singer from Birmingham, dominated Season 25 of the ABC reality series, performing a series of sparkling routines with his partne


Cool, dry weather stays around for the weekend, but rain is possible next week

It got cold again early Thursday morning; lows bottomed out as far down the thermometer as 20F in Russellville, 21F in Tuscumbia, and 27F in Huntsville. It was cold enough in Fayetteville for 'frost flowers:' ground moisture that freezes and expands up in formations like this one from Julie and Jeff

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-24 00:06:55

Franklin County man charged in residential burglary

RUSSELLVILLE - Authorities said a Franklin County man has been arrested in connection with a residential burglary after he admitted to breaking into the house then fighting with deputies. Sheriff Shannon Oliver said Jason Niord Dyar, 41, Colby Lane, Russellville, is charged with third-degree burglar

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-22 15:38:00