Fort Scott Tribune Headlines News from the Fort Scott Tribune newspaper in Fort Scott, Kansas en-us Preparing for another neighborhood blitz Before embarking on a major neighborhood cleanup blitz, members of the Good Neighbor Action Team and city officials met with residents in the northwest area of Fort Scott Thursday night. The goal was... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:40:47 -0500 Earth Day recycling The city of Fort Scott and Bourbon County are partnering in an Earth Day cleanup today. The landfill will accept items at no charge through noon. Dumpsters and recycling trailers are available until... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:38:57 -0500 Clerk said fuel no problem for Redfield Fire Department’s truck Redfield residents should not worry about whether fire trucks will be able to respond to their calls. That was the message Redfield City Clerk Wilma Graham wants to spread after two Redfield... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:37:55 -0500 Fort Scott Relays moved to May 1 The Fort Scott Relays track and field competition has been rescheduled for Monday, May 1, at Frary Field due to Friday’s rains that put a stop to all events at Fort Scott High School. Friday’s... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:41:55 -0500 Tigers second at Parsons Tigers second at Parsons PARSONS — Fort Scott High’s golf team finished second here Thursday in the third of four Southeast Kansas League designated tournaments. The Tigers shot 354 as a team to... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:40:57 -0500 No. 13 Cavaliers sweep Greyhounds OVERLAND PARK — Fort Scott Community College’s baseball suffered a sweep at the hands of No. 13 Johnson County here Thursday in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. The division-leading... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:38:11 -0500 ’Hound softball sweeps Ottawa JV OTTAWA — Fort Scott Community College’s softball team swept the Ottawa University junior varsity here Friday by scores of 6-5 and 14-5. The games started early to beat the rain, which came through up... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:37:31 -0500 Harper claims 800, three medals in total BURLINGTON — Uniontown’s track team returned here Thursday for the Southern Coffey County Invitational just two days after the competed on the same track in Waverly’s annual event. “Another great day... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:36:48 -0500 Tiger baseball splits at Independence INDEPENDENCE — Fort Scott High School’s baseball team had to settle for a split in Southeast Kansas League play here Tuesday after Independence won the second game of the doubleheader in the bottom... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:36:25 -0500 FSHS softball swept at Indy INDEPENDENCE — Independence swept Fort Scott High’s softball team in a pair of run-rule decisions here Tuesday by scores of 12-1 and 11-1 in Southeast Kansas League play. Indy’s win in game one broke... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:35:51 -0500 Running with the Devils Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:34:24 -0500 Brooks wins 1,600 at Columbus COLUMBUS — Fort Scott senior Devin Brooks won the 1,600-meter run at the Columbus Invitational here Tuesday on a day that was otherwise low in the medal count. Brooks turned in a time of 4:45 in... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:34:00 -0500 Eagle baseball takes two from Wildcats UNIONTOWN — Uniontown swept Marmaton Valley here Tuesday in a Three Rivers League doubleheader at the UHS baseball field. The Eagles won the opener 11-1 and the second game 13-3. The Eagles (5-1 TRL,... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:33:39 -0500 Eagle softball sweeps UNIONTOWN — Uniontown’s softball team swept rival Marmaton Valley in Three Rivers League action at George Warren Field here Tuesday. The Eagles (3-3 TRL, 4-4 overall) won the opener 7-1 and the... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:32:59 -0500 Lois M. Cox Lois M. Cox, 86, Arvada, Colo., formerly of the Nevada area, passed away on Jan. 25, 2017 at Almost Like Home Memory Care Facility in Arvada, Colo. She was born on July 24, 1930 at home in Vernon... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:04:11 -0500 Charles “Bill” Dobbins Charles “Bill” Dobbins, 87, a Korean War Veteran, formerly of Arcadia, Kan., died at Medicalodges-Frontenac, Kan., on April 7 of complications of old age. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army in the... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:03:46 -0500 Trace Lee Wilkerson Trace Lee Wilkerson, age 46, Blue Mound, Kan., passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the Blue Mound Federated Church. Burial... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:03:21 -0500 Eva A. Kelly Eva A. Kelly, age 82, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017. She was born on Sept. 22, 1934. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the Schneider Funeral... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:02:51 -0500 Tigers on top in home tourney Fort Scott High won the team title at its home invitational at Woodland Hills Golf Course Monday and had three individuals finish in the top 10. Early on, head coach Ken Klassen indicated that his... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:09:38 -0500 ’Hounds slip to 5th in division Fort Scott Community College’s baseball team slipped a little further back in the division standings as part of their recent stretch of play, which began Saturday in Kansas City, Kan., and continued... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:07:56 -0500 Harp wins 1,600 at Waverly meet BURLINGTON — Uniontown’s Jon Harp was the winner of the boys’ 1,600-meter run at the Waverly Invitational here Monday. Harp turned in a time of 5:36 in winning the Eagles’ only gold of the day. Ben... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:06:37 -0500 Doubles team tops in home JV tourney The No. 1 doubles team of Drew Rhoades and Nick Patton won their division in the Fort Scott Junior Varsity Tournament Monday. Rhoades and Patton went 4-0 defeating Trevor Strathe/Pierce Thomas of... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:06:14 -0500 Tiger track competes in tough PSU meet PITTSBURG — Fort Scott High School track and field athletes participated in the Jock’s Nitch Relays hosted at Pittsburg State University here Friday. Although no one from Fort Scott earned any... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:05:40 -0500 FSCC prepares financials for John Deere move Several months into the process, Fort Scott Community College is getting closer to moving its John Deere Technician Training program to Bourbon County. On Monday, the FSCC Board of Trustees... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 21:47:23 -0500 Somebunny loves you, too! The annual Eggstravaganza was held Saturday at Buck Run Community Center. About 27 children had preregistered and more were expected to attend. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 21:45:33 -0500 Friends Fest The Friends of the Fort Scott National Historic Site hosted the annual Friends Fest in honor of the 175th anniversary of the establishment of Fort Scott. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 21:43:46 -0500 LaTurner appointed State Treasurer Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday announced the appointment of Sen. Jake LaTurner as the state’s new treasurer. LaTurner will replace current treasurer Ron Estes, who was recently elected to represent... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 21:11:35 -0500 Mary Lee (Endicott) Heathman Mary Lee (Endicott) Heathman, 86, passed from this life on Monday, April 17, 2017 at her home in Nevada, Mo. She was born on Dec. 12, 1930 in Arcadia, Kan., to James and Iris (Wilson) Endicott. She... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:12:47 -0500 Edna Mae Tourtillott Edna Mae Tourtillott, age 78, resident of Fort Scott, died Monday, April 17, 2017, at her home. She was born Oct. 19, 1938 in Linn County, Kan., the daughter of Jacob Barrett and Cleta Paddock... 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