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New FSHS Math Teacher: Bill Hall  FortScott.Biz

William Hall is a new math teacher at Fort Scott High School, whose hometown is Manhattan, KS. Hall earned a bachelor of science degree in secondary math ...



Obituary: Kara Rebekah Niemeir (9/16/19)  Fort Scott Tribune

Kara Rebekah Niemeir, a resident of Lenexa, Kan., age 37, beloved daughter of Doug and Diana Niemeir, and beloved sister of Kristin Niemeir, passed away ...



Obituary: Leland Merle Zimmerman (9/3/19)  Fort Scott Tribune

Leland Merle Zimmerman, age 80, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, after a brief illness at ...



Learning local history in Bourbon County  KoamNewsNow.com

Bourbon County, Kansas is a place that doesn't forget about history, especially its own.



Obituary: Virginia Lea Fern Brown (9/3/19)  Fort Scott Tribune

Virginia Lea Fern Brown, age 89, a resident of Fort Scott, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan. She was born May 24, ...



David Brown: New Fort Scott Middle School Principal  FortScott.Biz

David Brown, 55, was recently hired by USD 234 to be the Fort Scott Middle School Principal. ” My wife and I will be moving back to Fort Scott in June into my ...



Obituary: Larry Joe Beck (8/23/19)  Fort Scott Tribune

Larry Joe Beck, age 65, a resident of Mt. Vernon, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at his home. He was born April 11, 1954, in Fort Scott, Kan.



New Principal For FSHS: Amber Toth  FortScott.Biz

Amber Toth, 42, was hired as the new principal of Fort Scott High School at the June 2019 USD 234 Board of Education meeting. She has been assistant ...



Drug Testing Policy Set at USD 234  FortScott.Biz

A drug testing policy was approved at the recent USD 234 Board of Education meeting which is to start the 2019-2020 school year. August 22 is the first full day ...



FSHS New Assistant Principal: Dr. Robyn Kelso  FortScott.Biz

Dr. Robyn Kelso is the new assistant principal of Fort Scott High School as of today, July 22. She hales from Eudora, KS and has 20 years experience following ...



Red Dirt Country Comes to Fort Scott  FortScott.Biz

Dalton Womeldorff sits in the studio of Fort Scott Broadcasting. He is an announcer at the radio station and a recent graduate of Fort Scott High School. Red Dirt ...



American Legion Post 25 Reminder of Upcoming Events  FortScott.Biz

April 23. Bloodmobile will be at Buck Run Community Center from 1 – 7 pm. Blood donation is a national Legion program. Call 620-223-5946 to schedule an ...



A Wave Of Rural Hospital Closures Tests Communities Across The US : Shots - Health News  NPR

People in Fort Scott, Kan., depended on their local hospital for more than a century. In December, the hospital closed. Fort Scott residents now are trying to cope ...



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 ...



Local News: FSHS Homecoming Royalty (1/25/19)  Fort Scott Tribune

The Fort Scott Tiger basketball teams played Bonner Springs Friday night for Homecoming. During the Homecoming ceremony, Miriam Mix and Nicholas ...



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 ...



Local News: FSMS principal resigns, FSHS football coach hired (2/12/19)  Fort Scott Tribune

Among employment items the USD 234 Board of Education approved on Monday include the resignation of Fort Scott Middle School Principal Brian Weilert, 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: 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 ...



No Mercy in Fort Scott; Dealing with Hospital Closure, Pioneer Kansas Town Asks: What Comes Next?  kansaspublicradio.org

For the 7800 people of Fort Scott, in southeast Kansas, the closure of Mercy Hospital was a loss they never imagined possible, sparking anger and fear.



New Owners of Public Transportation  FortScott.Biz

Old Fort Transportation, LLC, owned by Jacqueline and James Sellers, took over public transportation from Pitt-Taxi on Jan. 1, 2019. Sellers is no stranger 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 ...



The Grinch at Fort Scott High School  FortScott.Biz

Fort Scott High School Thespians along with local children from kindergarten to eighth grade provided an enjoyable rendition of “How The Grinch Stole ...



Kirk Sharp: New Gordon Parks Museum Director  FortScott.Biz

Kirk Sharp started his duties as the new Gordon Parks Museum Executive Director on Jan. 7. But Sharp is no stranger to the museum. He has been serving ...



2019-20 Fall and Winter KSHSAA Championship Sites Selected  CatchItKansas

The Kansas State High School Activities Association has selected the following venues to host respective championship events for the fall and winter seasons ...



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?



Daryl Keith Swanwick | Obituaries  Parsons Sun

FORT SCOTT — Daryl Keith Swanwick, 72, of Fort Scott died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. He was born in Columbus on Aug. 23, 1946, to Francis Darrell “Sonny” ...



New FSHS Language Arts Teacher: Erica Clark  FortScott.Biz

Erica Clark is the new Fort Scott High School English Language Arts Teacher. Name: Erica Clark. Title of position: English Language Arts. Education: Bachelor ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce  FortScott.Biz

Save the date!! 16th Annual Gordon Parks Celebration – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the film “The Learning Tree” – Thursday, October 3rd, FSCC Ellis ...



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 ...



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.



Community Sports: Tiger trio sign letters of intent Wednesday (2/9/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

Fort Scott High School senior Andrew Callahan (seated, center) signed his letter of intent with Butler Community College, El Dorado, Wednesday morning at Fort ...



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 ...



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 ...



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: Betty Mae Reed (7/25/17)  Fort Scott Tribune

Betty Mae Reed, 91, of Fort Scott, passed away Saturday afternoon, July 22, 2017, at her home. She was born March 2, 1926, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter ...



High School Sports: Experienced players return for new head coach (8/24/18)  Fort Scott Tribune

New Fort Scott High School head coach Jenna Campbell took her team out on the court of the FSHS gymnasium for the Red & White Scrimmage Friday ...



KSHSAA picks championship sites for fall, winter sports  The Topeka Capital-Journal

The Kansas State High School Activities Association has selected the following venues to host respective championship events for the fall and winter seasons ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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: 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: 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 ...



New principal named  Leavenworth Times

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



“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: Sandra Louise Dudley (7/17/17)  Fort Scott Tribune

Sandra Louise Dudley, 82, of Fort Scott, passed away Friday morning, July 14, 2017 at her home following a sudden and short-lived battle with cancer. Sandra ...



Tiger girls win 4 divisions in 1st home meet  Fort Scott Tribune

Fort Scott's Alexis Rusk looks at referee John Metcalf, who is about to call a pinfall for her over Fredonia's Rachel Taggart, during Fort Scott High School's girls' ...



Hartman Spine And Joint: Two Focuses of Medicine  FortScott.Biz

Husband and wife chiropractors, Dr. Heather Davis and Dr. Grant Hartman with their billing employee, Jenny Guilfoyle and receptionist, Joy Fleming. Hartman ...



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 ...



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: 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



SEK's all-time greatest wrestlers ranked  Joplin Globe

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



Coming full circle: Kaylee Bogina's journey to a national championship  Joplin Globe

Though she had made the 11-hour drive from Alamosa, Colorado, to Southeast Kansas several times before, there was a different feeling this time around for ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Fort Scottian gives insights about friend Mitt Romney  Fort Scott Tribune

After interviewing Mitt Romney for a position at Bain Capital, Ralph Willard was convinced Romney would be going into politics someday. Willard, a native Fort ...



New BHS principals ready to start school year  Baldwin City Signal

Anyone meeting Baldwin High School's new administrative team for the first time, might get them confused based on height. BHS Principal Rob McKim is much ...



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 ...



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 ...



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