(Local News ~ 11/24/11)
Fort Scott city offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 25 and reopen Monday, Nov. 28. The city's brush dump site will also be closed Saturday, Nov. 26. It will reopen at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29.
ALBERT D. "BOB" BABCOCK
(Obituary ~ 11/24/11)
Albert D. "Bob" Babcock, 86, former resident of 415 Burke, Fort Scott, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 9, 1925, in Fort Scott, the son of Albert Menges and Jennie Cooper Menges. He was adopted at the age of 5 and raised by Matt and Susie Babcock...
Before you gobble, gobble, give thanks
(Column ~ 11/24/11)
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Unlike other holidays, there is no pretentiousness. One just arrives at the host home dressed in an everyday wardrobe and not encumbered with loads of presents. Now that is not to say that as a guest you can't bring a tasty food dish or a bottle of wine for the host or perhaps don your favorite gaudy holiday sweater but it is a day to enjoy great company, wonderful food and exciting football...
Letter to the Editor
(Letter to the Editor ~ 11/24/11)
To the Editor: The children of eligible families registered for The Beacon Christmas Adopt-a-Child are now available. The number of families registering this year has increased over last year, and it is hoped that many churches, clubs and individuals will again consider adopting children...
Beautification of Carroll Plaza approved
(Column ~ 11/24/11)
100 YEARS AGO (1911) The National Retail Merchants Association of Fort Scott is now a full-fledged organization with the officers and board of directors as follows: C.F. Louderback, president; Albert Schafer, vice president; L.M. Liepman, secretary. The following board of directors represents one from each line of business which now has membership: L.I. Myerhardt, W.J. Calhoun, V.Q. Powell, J.E. McFarland, Clark Hicks, W.F. Bicknell, C.H. Morrow, C.W. Penniman, J.W. Swisher and Robert Barr...
Greyhound rally stalls in 57-36 loss
(College Sports ~ 11/24/11)
MIAMI, Okla. -- Staving off a potential second half comeback, Northeastern A&M earned a 57-36 victory Tuesday night over Fort Scott Community College at the NEO Fieldhouse. Winning their second straight game, the Golden Norse are 4-4 on the season while the Greyhounds are 1-6...
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