Friday Feb 14
Man Sentenced to Life for Sex Crime
A south-central Kansas man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for at least 25 years for sex crimes involving a child.
The Wichita Eagle
Barber County man sentenced for raping child
Jessica's Law was used Wednesday in sentencing a Barber County man after he pleaded guilty to raping a child under the age of 14. Robert Pruitt of Kiowa, 22, was sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for 25 years District Court Judge Francis Meisenheimer, according to a release by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.
Great Bend Tribune
Hoisington Cardinals place at forensics tournaments
The Hoisington High School forensics team began its season at South Barber , where Ashley Lockwood placed first in prose and qualified for the state championship in Wichita in May. In extemporaneous speaking, Rebecca Shinofield placed third and Xavier Beran placed seventh.
Regional Land Value Reports Now Available From Farmers Nat'l Company
REGIONAL LAND VALUE REPORTS NOW AVAILABLE FROM FARMERS NAT'L COMPANY Jan. 20, 2014 Source: Farmers National news release REGIONAL LAND VALUE REPORTS Kansas and Oklahoma The land market for high quality cropland remains strong throughout the High Plains, however values have tapered off slightly with reductions of 8 to 10 percent in some cases, ... (more)