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Law enforcement on the lookout for unrestrained drivers, passengers

May 30, 1868 was the first official Decoration Day. The day was declared by General John A. Logan and observed at Arlington National Cemetery.

Slate Creek near Wellington (left), the Arkansas River, Walnut River, and the Ninnescah River, are near flood stages after 5-7 inches of rain fell in the Sumner County area over the weekend.


KSHSAA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at State Track and Field

Winfield, Kan., May 7, 2019 — The Southwestern College men’s basketball program has announced its 2019 summer camp dates.

Fresh off capturing the Jay-hawk Conference Eastern Division title in the decathlon, Cowley College sophomore Nathan Vann signed a letter of intent to continue his track and field career at Wichita


Letter to the Editor

Yet again, the Republican legislators elected from this section of the state are proving that they do not place their constituents' views above their own.

Paradise Perspective

Dear Dave,


High school students interested in law enforcement will have the opportunity this summer to see what law enforcement training and careers are like through the Cadet Law Enforcement Academy program.

On a recent beautiful spring afternoon Mrs Mitchell's kindergarten class from Oxford Elementary volunteered their time to spruce up and plant new flowers in the flower bed they have adopted in C


Molly Diana Smith, of Wellington, Kansas, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Wellington, Kansas at the age of 25.

Logan Joseph Wampler, 20, of Geuda Springs, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at his home.

Daniel “Hungry” Snyder, 65, of South Haven, passed away May 13, 2019 at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center.

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