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Happenings In Fort Scott  FortScott.Biz

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Obituary: Jeffrey J. Hack (1/15/19)  Fort Scott Tribune

Jeffrey J. Hack, age 67, a resident of rural Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at his home. He was born Nov. 30, 1951, in Wichita, Kan., the ...



January | 2019  FortScott.Biz

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FSHS Thespians Qualify for International Thespian Festival  FortScott.Biz

The Fort Scott High School Thespian Troupe #7365 has students performing at the International Thespian Festival for the first time in history. After attending the ...



Obituary: Mark Lynn McDaniel (12/28/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

Mark Lynn McDaniel, age 51, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at his home. He was born Dec. 28, 1966, in Fort Scott, the son ...



Fort Scott Chamber Happenings Dec. 21  FortScott.Biz

SEK Inc. is seeking an Administrator to oversee their regional organization. The candidate can work remotely or from home from any Southeast Kansas location.



Obituary: Daryl Keith Swanwick (12/20/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

Daryl Keith Swanwick was born in Columbus, Kan., on Aug. 23, 1946 to Francis Darrell “Sonny” Swanwick and Alma Arlene McCorkle Swanwick of rural ...



USD 234 Hires New Superintendent, Ted Hessong  FortScott.Biz

Ted Hessong, currently superintendent of USD 456, was hired Tuesday evening by the USD 234 Board of Education. He will begin June 2, 2018, and was hired ...



Tigers bounce back for big win over Indy  Fort Scott Tribune

A little home cookin' always seems to cure what ails ya and Fort Scott High School's football team got heaping helpings of it against Independence at Frary Field ...



What's Happening in Fort Scott by the Chamber of Commerce  FortScott.Biz

22-23. Livestock Sale – Fort Scott Livestock Market, 10am-5pm. 22. 50-min. narrated Trolley Tours of Historic Fort Scott on the hour from 11am-4pm leaving from ...



Death Notice of William H. Smith  FortScott.Biz

William H. Smith, Jr., resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Monday, December 3, 2018, at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, KS. There was cremation. Memorial Services ...



Obituary: Retha Lynn Ross (7/24/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

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, ...



Troop Banners order deadline approaching  FortScott.Biz

Troop Banners will be on sale at the Regional Tourism Center, 231 E. Wall Street, through Monday, October 15th. These high-quality, vinyl banners are 60” tall ...



Amber Toth Hired As FSHS Assistant Principal  FortScott.Biz

Amber Toth was hired Tuesday at the USD 234 Board of Education meeting to be Fort Scott High School Assistant Principal starting in July. The following is an ...



Obituary: Mary Jo Pellett (7/16/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

Mary Jo Pellett, age 88, resident of Fort Scott, KS, died Sunday, July 15, 2018, at the Mercy Hospital emergency room. She was born May 16, 1930, in Fort Scott, ...



New Keyhole Director  FortScott.Biz

Youth Ministries of Bourbon County Inc, known as the Keyhole, has a new director. Bethany Hartford, 24, became the director in March 2018. Hartford has lived ...



Obituary: Frederick Gerald Clary (12/10/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

Frederick Gerald Clary, of Syracuse, Kan., passed away at the Wesley Woodlawn Hospital in Wichita, on Dec. 1, 2018, at the age of 80. He was born April 19, ...



Fort Scott Pharmacy Opens  FortScott.Biz

Fort Scott Pharmacy, located in the northeast corner of Price Chopper Grocery Store at 2322 S. Main, Suite B, is open for business as of today, May 29.



A New Bourbon County School: St. Martin’s Academy  FortScott.Biz

St. Martin's Academy, a new Catholic boys boarding school started its inaugural school term in Moab, Utah in September. The staff and students spent six days ...



Something New: Art In The Yard Sept. 15  FortScott.Biz

Local artist Bobbi Kemna has created something new. Bobbi Kemna on the front porch of her pottery studio facility. Turning from pottery, for which she is locally ...



Snew White, A Fractured Fairy Tale, Performed by Area Youth  FortScott.Biz

Area youth performed a 'fractured fairy tale' of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, entitled Snew White on Friday evening and Saturday afternoon at Fort Scott ...



Jeff DeLaTorre Hired As FSHS Activities/Athletic Director  FortScott.Biz

The following is an interview DeLaTorre had with fortscott.biz. What do you see as the strengths and challenges of the school you will be helping lead?



Obituary: Harriett Louise Carr Reeves (11/16/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

Harriett Louise Carr Reeves, 80, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2018. at her home in Fort Scott, Kan. Harriett was born on July 9, 1938 in Fort Scott to ...



Obituary: Ronald Gene Tucker (11/20/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

Ronald Gene Tucker, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on November 10, 2018, at the age of 78 in Memphis, Tenn. He was preceded in ...



Grants Awarded For Community Improvement Endeavors  FortScott.Biz

The Fort Scott Area Community Foundation presented grant awards to 15 entities November 1 during the Chamber of Commerce weekly coffee, held at ...



Who Is On The Ballot? Who Can Vote?  FortScott.Biz

Tuesday, July 17 is the last day to register to vote in the clerk's office for the Kansas primary election August 7, 2018. This registration is for first-time voters or to ...



Obituary of Donna Sheridan  FortScott.Biz

Donna Marie Sheridan, age 71, a resident of Uniontown, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at her home following a cancer illness. She was ...



Obituary: James Lewis Eastwood (8/14/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

James Lewis Eastwood, age 81, a resident of rural Fort Scott, Kan., passed away early Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at the Mercy Hospital Emergency Room. He was ...



Changes Coming To Downtown Fort Scott  FortScott.Biz

The Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Downtown Meet and Greet gathered Tuesday morning at Papa Don's Restaurant. The purpose of the quarterly ...



Ministerial Alliance Offers Transient Assistance  FortScott.Biz

He can be reached at fortscottoutreach@gmail.com or by phone at 620-223-2212, or PO Box 774, Fort Scott, KS 66701. What *service* do you provide to our ...



The Beacon Has A New Director  FortScott.Biz

Gary Murrell has pastored churches for 38 years in Kansas, Missouri, and Louisiana through the Church of God, headquartered in Anderson, Indiana.



Help with search for new superintendent won't cost a thing  Fort Scott Tribune

The USD 234 Board of Education will use the Southeast Kansas Education *Service* Center at Greenbush to assist in the search for a new superintendent.



CHC/SEK Finalizes Plans for Transition of Mercy Clinics  FortScott.Biz

(Pittsburg, KS) – The Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas (CHC/SEK) is preparing for a very busy new year as it will assume operations of five clinics ...



Obituary: Lindsey Lewis (9/21/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

Lindsey Lewis, age 31 of Fort Scott, Kan., who resided in Dallas, Texas, passed away on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 of an unexpected aortic dissection. She was ...



Athletic Training at Momentum Begins  FortScott.Biz

Momentum Indoor Training opened at 2420 S. Main, Suite 900 in Fort Scott on November 5, 2018. Emelia Whiteaker, owner and native of Fort Scott, has over 10 ...



Shoe Sensation in Fort Scott to Relocate  FortScott.Biz

Shoe Sensation will relocate to Pittsburg this November. Shoe Sensation administration, headquartered in Jeffersonville, Indiana, has decided to relocate the ...



Obituary: Mary Frances Townsend (11/14/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

Mary Frances Townsend, age 88, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at the Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott. She was born Jan.



Fort Scott Arby’s Opens Sept. 24 at 10 a.m.  FortScott.Biz

ARBY'S CELEBRATES NEW FORT SCOTT RESTAURANT. WITH GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH. United States Beef ...



New FSCC Biology Teacher: Heather Davis  FortScott.Biz

This is part of a series of profiles of new teachers in our community. Dr. Heather Davis is the new biology instructor at Fort Scott Community College. Name: Dr.



WBE New Fourth Grade Teacher: Jackie Shadden  FortScott.Biz

Following 13 years as a fifth-grade teacher in Nevada, Mo., Jackie Shadden is the new fourth-grade teacher at West Bourbon Elementary School, Uniontown.



Arby’s Is Coming Mid-September  FortScott.Biz

For those of you waiting for Arby's Restaurant completion, it is coming. “Although I can't provide you with an exact date for our Grand Opening in Fort Scott, I'm ...



Swimming Pool Closes August 12  FortScott.Biz

The Fort Scott Aquatic Center will close for the season Sunday, August 12. “Other area pools close at that time,” FS City Manager Dave Martin said. “The week ...



Results From Bourbon County Voting 2018: Republicans Win  FortScott.Biz

These are the unofficial results of the 2018 November 6, General Election, sent from the Bourbon County Clerk. Bourbon County Commissioner District 1.



Demo Work Has Started On Union Block Building  FortScott.Biz

An empty downtown building is being gutted in preparation of renovation into apartments. The Union Block Building at 18, 20, and 22 S. Main is the current ...



St. Martin’s Academy Open House  FortScott.Biz

St. Martin's Academy, a newly developed boys Catholic boarding school, hosted an open house Saturday on the campus at 1950 Indian Road, rural Fort Scott.



Hedgehog, INK! Coming To Downtown  FortScott.Biz

Jan and Dick Hedges are not ones to sit back in retirement. A new project they are taking on: Hedgehog, INK!, a bookstore coming to 16 S. Main in historic ...



Arby’s Is Coming In September  FortScott.Biz

A new Arby's Restaurant will be located at 2101 S. Main Street, the site of the former Kentucky Fried Chicken Restaurant. “I'm told by our construction and ...



Beacon Annual Sign-Up for Food and Christmas Presents  FortScott.Biz

November 5-8 is the annual sign-up for a Beacon Card, the Adopt a Family program and the Elks Christmas Basket. The sign-up event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 ...



Liquor By The Drink: On The November Ballot in Bourbon County  FortScott.Biz

Bryan Ritter, the brewer of Boiler Room Brewhaus Microbrewery, who along with wife, Barbara, run the establishment, lobbied for a change in local law, so they ...



Results of Bourbon County Primary Election 2018: Republican (Unofficial)  FortScott.Biz

Winners of the County Commission District 1 Republican: Lynne Oharah-287, Matthew Crystal-174, Robert Query-87. County Treasurer Republican: Patricia ...



April | 2018  FortScott.Biz

Consultation with an attorney for the body or agency which would be deemed privileged in the attorney-client relationship. Matters relating to ...



Health Care  FortScott.Biz

I Am Rehab LLC is the new business that replaces Mercy Hospital's Health for Life at 405 Woodland Blvd as of Jan. 1. Hugo Dahlstrom is the occupational ...



New principal named  Leavenworth Times

The Lansing Board of Education has hired a new high school principal.



Fort Scott Town-Wide Garage Sale Sept. 15-16  FortScott.Biz

The Fall Town-Wide Garage Sale is coming up next month, September 14th and 15th. The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce encourages residents of Fort ...



Salute To Combat Warriors Wednesday  FortScott.Biz

E3 Foundation, founded by Adam and Jennifer LaRoche, is partnering with Combat Warriors Inc. to host a turkey hunt for military heroes. The community is ...



FSHS Thespians Attend State Festival, Earn Honors  FortScott.Biz

Submitted by Angie Bin. The Fort Scott High School Thespian Troupe #7365 gleaned several honors from the annual KS State Thespian Festival January 4-6, ...



Al Niece Buys The Buffalo Grill  FortScott.Biz

Al Niece, the owner of Niece of Kansas Inc. in Fort Scott's Industrial Park, purchased the Buffalo Grill, 3 W. Oak in May 2018 from Dean Mann. “It's a fantastic ...



Introducing the Candidates: Bryan Hoffman  FortScott.Biz

This is part of a series on introducing the candidates for the November 6 election. Kansas Senate, 13th District (vote for one). Bryan Hoffman 370 N. 250th St.



Fort Scott Munitions Responsible For Loud Explosion This A.M.  FortScott.Biz

The loud explosion heard this morning in Fort Scott is not a cause for alarm, according to the Fort Scott Police Department. “What I know is Fort Scott Munitions is ...



Obituary: Golda Jean Young (11/27/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

Golda Jean Young, age 68, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at her home. She was born March 3, 1950, in Mapleton, Kan., the ...



Obituary: Richard Cowen (3/2/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

Richard Cowen, 92, of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Wednesday evening, Feb. 28, 2018 at the Medicalodge Nursing Home. He was born Dec. 31, 1925, in Fort ...



Middle School Technology Class Tour  FortScott.Biz

Learning is hands-on in Mr. Feagins technology classes. Attendees of the weekly coffee coordinated by the Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce took a tour of the ...



Eat Local: Nate’s Place  FortScott.Biz

Nate's Place eatery, 750 S. National, is located in the southern mansion of the Lyon's Twin Mansions. The food and ambiance of the place set it apart from other ...



First Ever Local Lavender Festival June 16  FortScott.Biz

Lavender has been a sensory, culinary and decorative herb for thousands of years. But for Betsy and Davin Reichard, an idea to grow it spawned approximatley ...



Boiler Room Brewhaus Expands Into Historic Downtowner Hotel  FortScott.Biz

Boiler Room Brewhaus is expanding. The microbrewery is moving from 102 S. National Avenue to 10 S. National Avenue, the historic Downtowner Hotel.



4-H At the Kansas State Fair  FortScott.Biz

Kansas 4-H members ages nine and up are eligible to enter projects at the Kansas State Fair, but only eligible after first earning the top award in the project ...



Emergency Siren This A.M. A False Alarm  FortScott.Biz

Fort Scottians were awakened to an emergency siren sounding at approximately 6:45 a.m. this morning. It was a false alarm, according to Tracey Reed, ...



Mother to Mother Ministry: Mentoring and Support  FortScott.Biz

Fort Scott.Biz is showcasing United Way of Bourbon County agencies that have received a grant. Mother to Mother Ministry, 728 S. Heylman, is one of those ...



Local News: FSHS, FSMS principals chosen at USD 234 (5/30/14)  Fort Scott Tribune

The USD 234 Board of Education approved hiring two principals during a special meeting held Wednesday afternoon. During the approximately three-minute ...



“Tiny Houses” Ready To Rent April 1  FortScott.Biz

The “Tiny Houses” at 6th and Lowman streets are available for rent April 1. Tuesday, Paint Creek Painting of Redfield workers were painting the outside of the ...



Obituary: Mikayla Lynn Norris (12/21/17)  Fort Scott Tribune

Mikayla Lynn Norris, age 18, a resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Dec. 22, 1998, in Fort Scott, the daughter of ...



DCF Announces New Child Welfare Providers  FortScott.Biz

TOPEKA – Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) Secretary Gina Meier-Hummel is pleased to announce the new child welfare grantees. The new ...



Duncans Host Public Meeting To Answer Questions  FortScott.Biz

Denise and Bobby Duncan are opening their residence located at 102 S. National Ave., to the public this evening at 6 p.m. to answer questions and concerns ...



Banker Sentenced To 36 Months Probation  FortScott.Biz

Joseph Banker, a former youth pastor at a Fort Scott church, was sentenced Feb. 2 for sexual exploitation of a child. “The judge granted our request for probation ...



Introduction to the Candidates: Steve Watkins  FortScott.Biz

This is part of a series featuring candidates for the Nov. 6 election. United States House of Representatives, 2nd District (vote for one). Paul Davis P.O. Box 944 ...



Obituary: Thomas C. Gorman (4/14/17)  Fort Scott Tribune

Thomas C. Gorman, 71, of Fort Scott, died Wednesday evening, April 12, 2017, at Mercy Hospital. He was born March 30, 1946, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of ...



A Playground for Fort Scott  FortScott.Biz

“Build a new playground at the Mercy of Frank Halsey”. Presented by The Healthy Bourbon County Action Team. Underwritten by Janet Irby Braun and Family.



Hoener’s Will Renovate 124 E. Wall: New Liquor Store And Apartments Are Planned  FortScott.Biz

The Hole in the Wall Liquor Store is moving. The store, currently at 13 W. Oak will be moving to 124 E. Wall soon. “Hopefully we will be able to start work in the ...



Obituary: Timothy “Tim” John Bloomfield (10/19/17)  Fort Scott Tribune

Timothy “Tim” John Bloomfield, 68, of Fort Scott, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 17, 2017, in Kansas City at KU Medical Center. Tim was born to parents ...



Ward Kraft Offers Careers, Not Just a Job to Their Employees  FortScott.Biz

Jude Ward and Harold Kraft had a vision in 1972 of opening a company that would allow people a chance to grow financially and career-wise. Mr. Ward and Mr.



Lyons Starts Realtor Career in a Seller’s Market  FortScott.Biz

Bailey Lyons and husband, Nate have been restoring or “flipping” houses, in addition to property management in their business Lyons and Lyons, LLC.



Royals' Kauffman, Paul Pierce, Larry Drew among Kansas Sports Hall of Fame inductees  The Kansas City Star

Former Kansas and NBA basketball star Paul Pierce has been announced as one of the 13 inductees to the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame's 2018 class. Others ...



Obituary Of Willa Ellis  FortScott.Biz

Willa Jean Ellis, 87, of Fort Scott, passed away peacefully Monday afternoon, January 22, 2018, at her home. She was born March 25, 1930, in Rich Hill, ...



Meeks Set To Focus On County Counselor Position  FortScott.Biz

Justin Meeks resigned as Bourbon County Attorney on November 22, 2017, with an official last day January 2. He has been doing both that job and the Bourbon ...



Major Leaguer LaRoche gives back to Fort Scott  Joplin Globe

FORT SCOTT, Kan. — Traveling around the country as a 12-year veteran of Major League Baseball, Adam LaRoche is often asked where he grew up.



CrossFit Gym Sees Improvements  FortScott.Biz

Previously named CrossFit Fort Scott, the local fitness gym celebrated remodeling, new management and a name change with a ribbon-cutting ceremony ...



SEKRS, Respite For Caregivers  FortScott.Biz

FortScott.Biz is providing a series featuring each United Way of Bourbon County agency in the coming weeks. United Way is primarily funded through donations ...



Fort Scott Police Department Daily Log 1/16/18  FortScott.Biz

The following link is for the Fort Scott Police Department Day Sheets, which are event reports logged daily. 1-16-18. Share this: Click to share on Facebook ...



A Multi-Sensory Playground for Fort Scott  FortScott.Biz

“Build a new playground at the Mercy of Frank Halsey”. Presented by The Healthy Bourbon County Action Team. Underwritten by Janet Irby Braun and Family.



Adam LaRoche gives back to community in big way with new sports facility  Chicago Tribune

White Sox designated hitter helps out his high school with funds and input for LaRoche Sports Complex in Fort Kansas, Kan.



Fort Hays State University announces scholarship awards for 2018-19  Hays Post

FHSU University Relations. Winners of general academic scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year from Fort Hays State University have been announced by ...



Community gathers to remember victim of apparent murder-suicide  41 Action News Kansas City

Community members and friends of Mikayla Norris gathered for a prayer *service* on Wednesday evening to remember the 18-year-old recently killed in an ...



Human Trafficking? 1-888-373-7888  FortScott.Biz

Local photographer Kenny Felt decided to get involved in bringing awareness to the human rights issue. “I don't know a lot, but I know enough to be scared of it,” ...



SEK's all-time greatest wrestlers ranked  Joplin Globe

Who are the top wrestlers to ever compete in the Southeast Kansas League?



High School Sports: Southwell signs (3/25/16)  Fort Scott Tribune

Fort Scott High School senior Brody Southwell (seated, center) signed a letter of intent recently to play football at Fort Scott Community College next season.



The Future Of Bridal Veil Park Is Weighed  FortScott.Biz

Fort Scott City Manager Dave Martin is seeking input from the community on what to do with Bridal Veil Park. The park is located just west of the Marmaton River ...



Stutesman’s Action Realty Opens Office in Fort Scott  FortScott.Biz

Stutesman's Action Realty, Nevada, Mo., opened an office on Fort Scott's Main Street in August. “This is an opportunity to get back and work with people I have ...



Homes For The Holidays Tour 2017  FortScott.Biz

Ed and Christine Lundberg's home is the site for the Moonlight and Mistletoe evening as part of the Homes for the Holidays Tour. Moonlight and Mistletoe.



Southeast Kansas native to be new principal at Royster  Chanute Tribune

Home is where the heart is and new Royster Middle School Principal Don Epps is a native of southeast Kansas looking forward to returning to the area. He felt ...



Community Grants Awarded  FortScott.Biz

2017 Fort Scott Area Community Foundation grant award recipients received checks Thursday during a presentation at the weekly Chamber of Commerce ...



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