Trial date set for Gier
(Local News ~ 03/12/12)
A May 22 trial date has been set for a 41-year-old Redfield man accused of second-degree murder in connection with the 1998 disappearance of Fort Scott resident Gregory O. Hines. Appearing in an orange Southeast Kansas Regional Correctional Center jumpsuit at his arraignment Monday, Larry Jo Gier pleaded not guilty to the charge before Judge Mark Ward in Bourbon County District Court. His attorney, Geoffrey Clark of Fort Scott, sat by his side...
Guns, taxes, KanCare
(Column ~ 03/12/12)
HB 2422 passed the House 120 to 1. As with any bill, it must pass both chambers and be signed by the governor to become law. With HB 2422, state corrections officers and parole officers will not have to take a concealed carry class if they apply for a permit within one year of completing an appropriate firearms training class...
Ojeleye, Ottawa advance past Fort Scott
(High School Sports ~ 03/12/12)
SALINA, Kan. -- Semilore Ojeleye scored 32 points Friday night as third-seeded Ottawa defeated No. 7 Fort Scott, 60-31, in a semifinal of the Class 4A State Basketball Tournament. Ojeleye made 13 of 23 shots from the field and also had 14 rebounds. The 6' 7" junior proved to be difficult to defend, which is just about how every other team that's had to deal with him found him to be...
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