Riverfront Authority members to be appointed
(Local News ~ 04/30/07)
The Fort Scott City Commission on Tuesday will consider approving appointment of three residents to make up a board that plans to seek funding for a Riverfront Project. Dean Mann, co-convenor for the Develop the River as an Asset Committee, suggested that the mayor of Fort Scott make the appointments at the city commission meeting starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 1 E. Third St...
Local woman buys storm shelter for family members
(Local News ~ 04/30/07)
Dorothy Moore and her family can feel safer now in the event that severe weather threatens the area. Moore and her husband, who live at 1524 E. Wall St., were recently the recipients of an outdoor above-ground tornado shelter from Moore's sister, Helen Green, also of Fort Scott...
Greyhounds unable to get needed sweep
(College Sports ~ 04/30/07)
Split with Allen County sends FSCC on road for first round of Region VI tourney
Storms can't stop Girard Relays; boys and girls finish fifth
(High School Sports ~ 04/30/07)
GIRARD -- Not even the thunderstorms that passed through the area Friday night could stop the Girard Optimist Club Relays -- good news for teams that had already seen meets moved and cancelled due to bad weather earlier in the year. According to Fort Scott boys' head coach Don Epps, it poured rain steadily for 30 minutes at one point, but the meet was not delayed...
Community supports Good Samaritan event
(Community News ~ 04/30/07)
Despite cool, rainy weather, the April 25 auction and dinner to benefit Fort Scott Presbyterian Village's Good Samaritan Fund raised more than $7,500, according to Executive Director Ginger Dierksen. "The folks at Fort Scott Community College were nice enough to allow some of our guests to park in their lot, and community volunteers shuttled them over," she said. "They just put on their raincoats, pulled out their umbrellas and were prepared to have a great time!"...
Memories spring eternal ...
(Column ~ 04/30/07)
100 YEARS AGO (1907) A.E. Evans, accompanied by his wife and six children, left this afternoon for Salem, Ore., where they will reside. Mr. Evans plunked down $170 for the tickets for himself and his family for the one-way trip. There have been about 100 wolves caught and killed in this county so far this spring. This a record breaker...
Ward/Kraft wins '07 Corporate Olympics
(Other Sports ~ 04/30/07)
Ward/Kraft wins '07 Corporate Olympics Ward/Kraft won the overall championship of the 2007 Corporate Olympics, an event held annually to generate funding for the United Way of Bourbon County. Great West scored 252 points after adding it's men's and women's scores. Carslile was runner up with 202 points. Great West Insurance was third with 195 followed by Peerless Products with 76, Citizens Bank 50, City of Fort Scott 49 and Fort Scott Community College 30...
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