Elks members Bill Brittain, left, and Dale Snyder man a smoker full of turkeys Tuesday afternoon at the Elks Lodge. Brittain said about 50 turkeys were being cooked for the annual Thanksgiving feast organized by Marjorie... >>
The number of cooking fires typically goes up around the holidays and while the Fort Scott Fire Department deals with its share of these types of fires each year, most are not serious. FSFD Chief Paul Ballou said... >>
With the observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Thursday, the Tribune asked local residents, "What is your most memorable Thanksgiving?" The following are some responses we received: Allen Schellack of Fort Scott "I... >>
Once again the old fort was filled with troops on over the weekend. But these troops weren't armed and ready to defend the country, or even reenactors. These were members of the Boy Scout Mo-Kan District, which held its fall... >>
About a week ago, the onslaught of phone calls began for Marjorie Schwalm. Schwalm is in her 17th year of coordinating the annual Thanksgiving dinner at the Elks Lodge, which provides Thanksgiving meals to hundreds of area... >>
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Dozens of protesters gathered outside the state Capitol in Topeka to voice their anger after a Missouri grand jury refused to indict a St. Louis-area police officer for shooting an unarmed 18-year-old....
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Hay is plentiful and readily for sale again out in cattle country as another winter looms. Herds are contently munching on crop residue left over after the bountiful fall harvest, and ranchers marketing their calves are bringing home record prices for their animals....