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Grand Opening of Gordman’s March 20 at 5:30 p.m.  FortScott.Biz

FORT SCOTT, Kan. (March 18, 2019) – Home décor retailer Gordmans, a division of Stage Stores, will debut a new department store in Fort Scott with a Grand ...



March | 2019  FortScott.Biz

CITY OF FORT SCOTT. CITY COMMISSION MEETING. Minutes of March 5, 2019 Regular Meeting #4. The regular meeting of the Fort Scott City Commission ...



Obituary: Mary Elaine Allen (2/26/19)  Fort Scott Tribune

Mary Elaine Allen, age 68, of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at Olathe Medical Center. She was born Aug. 15, 1950, in Nevada, Mo., the ...



Obituary: Richard Ivan Cullison, Sr. (2/25/19)  Fort Scott Tribune

Richard Ivan Cullison, Sr., age 71, rural Fort Scott, Kan., passed away early Saturday morning, Feb. 23, 2019 in Medicalodges Nursing Home. He was born on ...



Obituary: Doris Reola DeMott (2/20/19)  Fort Scott Tribune

Doris Reola DeMott, age 85, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, at the Olathe Medical Hospice House in Olathe, Kan. She was ...



Obituary: Robert William Findley (2/15/19)  Fort Scott Tribune

Robert William Findley, age 70, of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Feb. 11 surrounded by his family. The son of Eldon and Ula (Carr) Findley, Robert was born in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce  FortScott.Biz

Care to Share (“The Sharing Bucket”) will be hosting the 5th Annual “TaTa” Ride on June 15th, 2019 and an “AR-15 Gun Raffle”. Raffle tickets are $5 each and ...



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: Jennifer Lyn Houston (8/9/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

Jennifer Lyn Houston, age 30, a resident of rural Arcadia, Kan., passed away Sunday, Aug. 5 at the Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Mo., following ...



Obituary: Melvin Earl Endicott (6/26/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

Melvin Earl Endicott, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, June 22, 2018, in Joplin, Mo., at Mercy Hospital. He was born June 20, 1929, the son of Earl ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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?



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 ...



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 ...



Local News: Penny Louise Osborne (1/22/19)  Fort Scott Tribune

Penny Louise Osborne, age 63, a resident of Mound City, Kan., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at the Denver International Airport in Denver, Colo.



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 ...



USD 234 Superintendent Bob Beckham Retires  FortScott.Biz

Beckham gave the Board of Education notice at a meeting last Tuesday. Beckham worked his way up from teacher to the athletic director, then the principal, then ...



Obituary: Robert Earl Lightwine (2/14/19)  Fort Scott Tribune

Robert Earl Lightwine, age 72, passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Mesa, Ariz. He was born Feb. 28, 1946, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son Harold Lee Lightwine ...



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, ...



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 ...



New principal named  Leavenworth Times

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



FSHS Thespians Benefit from International Thespian Festival  FortScott.Biz

Nineteen Thespians from Fort Scott High School Troupe #7365 attended the International Thespian Festival at the University of Nebraska June 25-July 1.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



“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: 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 ...



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: Kyle Mathew Collier (1/30/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

Kyle Mathew Collier, 32, of Franklin passed away on the evening of Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. A celebration of Kyle's life will be held Saturday, Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. at ...



Obituary: Joyce Ann Collier (6/26/17)  Fort Scott Tribune

Joyce Ann Collier, age 64, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017, at the Olathe Hospice House in Olathe, Kans. She was born July ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Obituary: Larry Eugene Bates (9/5/17)  Fort Scott Tribune

Larry Eugene Bates, 65, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday evening Aug. 31, 2017. He was born March 1, 1952, to Raymond and Helen (Lewis) Bates, ...



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 ...



Five Fort Scott wrestlers assured of State Tournament berths  Fort Scott Tribune

FORT SCOTT -- Five members of the Fort Scott High School wrestling already know they're going to next weekend's Class 4A State Tournament at Salina, 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 ...



SEK's all-time greatest wrestlers ranked  Joplin Globe

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



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 ...



MLB's Adam LaRoche, a former Kansan, helping to build baseball complex in Fort Scott  Topeka Capital Journal

FORT SCOTT — Adam LaRoche has traveled widely during his 11 seasons in major league baseball, but the California-born athlete has always wanted to help ...



Local News: Cannon sentenced (9/22/12)  Nevada Herald

FORT SCOTT, Kan. -- Sentencing was handed down Friday morning in the case of a former Fort Scott High School paraeducator who pleaded guilty in July to ...



Local News: Fatalities at house fire ruled murder-suicide (4/16/13)  Fort Scott Tribune

Officials have ruled a tragic incident that took place Wednesday, April 10, in rural Bourbon County a double murder-suicide. A news release from the Bourbon ...



Tragic house fire, accident round out top stories for 2011  Fort Scott Tribune

A tragic house fire and the arrest of a former Fort Scott High School teacher's aide are among the top five stories of 2011. This is the second part of a two-day ...



Wichita State announces new class of Koch Scholars  Wichita Business Journal

Wichita State University Cohen Honors College on Monday announced nine new recipients of the Koch Scholars program for the fall 2018 semester, with the ...



Lipe opens Sharky's Pub and Grub in former Rusty's location  Fort Scott Tribune

Dave Lipe is bringing his knowledge of the restaurant industry and his experiences over the years back to his hometown. Lipe, who grew up in Fort Scott and ...



Local News: Husband-wife franchisees earn Chamber award (3/20/13)  Fort Scott Tribune

When Mark McCoy was a teenager, he answered an ad in the newspaper and thus began his career at McDonald's. This April is his 40th anniversary with the ...



Country Star Luke Bryan Teams Up with Friend and MLB First Baseman Adam LaRoche in Nationwide Raffle to Fund New Baseball Field for Children in Fort Scott Kansas  PR Web

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 -- Country Superstar Luke Bryan today announced a nationwide fundraiser to help support Adam LaRoche's ...



Lentz hired as KSHSAA assistant executive director  Topeka Capital Journal

Mark Lentz, of Paola, was named assistant executive director of the Kansas State High School Activities Association.Lentz will start July 1, recplacing Rick ...



Local News: First Presbyterian calls designated pastor (6/1/12)  Fort Scott Tribune

Jared Witt has been called by a vote of the congregation to become the designated pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Fort Scott, in July. Witt comes to First ...



New business employs cryo freezing for healing  Pittsburg Morning Sun

Cryogenic freezing isn't just a futuristic concept employed in sci-fi movies anymore. These days, it's also used for healing.It's called Whole Body Cryotherapy, ...



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