Retha Lynn Ross
(Obituary ~ 07/24/18)
Retha Lynn Ross, age 46, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday, July 19, 2018, at the Mercy Hospital Emergency Room. She was born April 4, 1972, in Girard, Kan., the daughter of Jerry Sowder and Vivian Allen Moore. She was adopted and raised by her paternal grandparents, C.A. ...
Pollmeier finishes 15th at National High School final
(High School Sports ~ 07/24/18)
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Fort Scott’s Coy Pollmeier finished highest of all Bourbon County entrants in the National High School Finals Rodeo here Saturday as his aggregate score of 79 put him in 15th place. Pollmeier was seventh in his first Short Go earlier in the week with that 79 score but he was unable to complete another rise. Pollmeier finished sixth in the same event in the International Youth Finals Rodeo in Shawnee, Okla., one week earlier...
County players part of State champ Legion team
(Community Sports ~ 07/24/18)
MOUND CITY — Several Fort Scott and Uniontown players are members of Linn County Post 248’s American Legion Class A State Champion baseball team. Fort Scott’s Brody Bowles and Uniontown’s Nick Hathaway and Chance Fuhrman played for the team while Uniontown coach Brandon Hathaway was an assistant coach. Other players came from Pleasanton, Jayhawk-Linn and Prairie View high schools. Legion A teams consist of players aged 16 or under...
Family Day at the fort
(Local News ~ 07/24/18)
The Fort Scott National Historic Site on Saturday hosted Family Day, a new event in which families could participate in several activities centered around military life in 1840s Fort Scott. Visitors could view a cooking demonstration and learn about food preparation and cooking methods used during the time period; view a historic garden display, work in the garden and help with the harvest; and be drilled in the use of 1840s-era firearms...
Fort Scott water rates to increase in 2019, mill levy unchanged
(Local News ~ 07/24/18)
Fort Scott City Commissioners on July 17 got a glimpse of the proposed 2019 city budget, which reflects the same mill levy as the 2018 budget. Commissioners held a work session with Director of Finance Jon Garrison and other city officials to discuss the 2019 budget. Garrison outlined some key expenditures and other aspects of the budget during the session...
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