Greenwood County Newswire

Greenwood County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Greenwood County, KS.

Results 1 - 20 of 33 in Greenwood County, KS

  1. Greensburg 10 years after tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    A look from above of the damage after a tornado ripped through Eureka in Greenwood County on July 7, 2016. Eureka was hit by a tornado on Thursday, and one woman could not stop searching through the rubble to find the last memory of her son.

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  2. Report: 90% of Firefighters in Kansas Are Underfunded VolunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    ... than 450,000 acres in Kansas. "A grassfire moves fast," volunteer Brian Hind said. "The biggest fire we've (Greenwood County) ever had was 30,000 acres, and it was a six-hour deal. So when do you pull the trigger on when the state is going to help ...

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  3. Volunteer firefighters: underfunded, undermanned a " and first line of defenseRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... before they get large, said Brian Hind, who has been a volunteer firefighter for more than 25 years in Greenwood County. The Starbuck fire on March 6 burned more than 450,000 acres in Kansas after burning nearly 200,000 acres in Oklahoma. Once the ...

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  4. Slaughter of the Osage, Betrayal of the SiouxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Mother Jones

    ... months of rehabilitation, he did. Now he marched forward, day after day. He entered Kansas, passing through Greenwood County and Brown County - where members of the Kickapoo Tribe invited him to attend a round dance - and continued into Nebraska, ...

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  5. 4 best little-known trails to hike in Kansas this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... topography. The trail is one of several around Fall River Reservoir, about 70 miles east of Wichita in Greenwood County. It's roughly 20 miles southeast of Eureka and about 5 miles north of U.S. 400. To find the trails, take the road near the ...

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  6. New dollars big issue as Kansas educators knock funding planRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Education Week

    ... of their general aid, a majority of them with fewer than 100 students. The tiny Hamilton district in Greenwood County would lose 59 percent of its general aid. Brown and other school superintendents who testified took issue with how the plan would ...

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  7. Spellers to compete Saturday in Capital-Journal's regional beeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    ... grade, Atchison County Community Jr./Sr. High; Julia Greco, fifth grade, Atchison Elementary School. Greenwood County: Jacob Lee Hamilton, eighth grade, Eureka Jr./Sr. High School; Baileigh Mertens, eighth grade, Madison Jr./Sr. High School. Morris ...

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  8. Two die in fiery head-on crash on U.S. 400Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... on U.S. 400 in Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol said the crash happened at about 6:20 a.m. Monday near the Greenwood County town of Severy. The victims were identified as 17-year-old Tanner McMullen, of Fall River, and 38-year-old Bambi Haynie, of ...

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  9. Crash claims life of Fall River teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    A Fall River teen and a yet-to-be-identified female died early Monday following a two-vehicle crash in Greenwood County. Tanner McMullen, 17, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened at about 6:20 a.m. along U.S. 400 near Severy, said Greenwood County Sheriff Heath Samuels.

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  10. 2 killed in Greenwood County collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The Kansas Highway Patrol said two were killed when their vehicles collided in Greenwood County.

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  11. Two killed in Tuesday night crash 12 miles west of Fredonia in Greenwood CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Two people were killed in a two-vehicle collision that led to another crash moments later Tuesday night in Greenwood County in southeast Kansas, authorities said. The patrol's crash log indicated a 2005 Jeep Liberty sport utility vehicle was eastbound on US-400 when it crossed the center line and entered the westbound lane, where it collided with a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu.

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  12. Two people killed in Greenwood County collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Kansas Highway Patrol said 54-year-old Donald Allen Lank of Coffeyville and 19-year-old Savanah Marie Sickler of Osawatomie were killed in the crash. Lank was driving a 2005 Jeep Liberty eastbound on Highway 400 about 12 miles west of Fredonia when he crossed the center line and went into the westbound lanes, where he hit Sickler at about 8:50 p.m., the agency said.

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  13. Highway patrol investigating fatality crash Tuesday night in Greenwood CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    The patrol's crash log indicated one vehicle as eastbound on US-400 when it crossed the center line and entered the westbound lane, where it collided with another vehicle. Additional details, including the names of those involved in the crash, weren't available as of 5 a.m. Wednesday.

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  14. Kansas Farm Bureau honors Russell family of Shawnee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    ... has a 350-head herd of Angus-Simmental cattle in Shawnee County and another herd of about the same size in Greenwood County. After graduating from Kansas State University in 1977 with a bachelor's degree in agriculture education, he taught at ...

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  15. Wet and wild: Kansas weather in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... of 61 since reliable tornado records began being kept in 1950. A tornado that touched down July 7 in Greenwood County was estimated to have winds of up to 165 miles an hour. Just one more mile per hour would have made it the first EF4 in state ...

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  16. Special Weather Statement issued December 25 at 3:26PM CST expiring...Read the original story

    Dec 25, 2016 | Fox 23

    ... Advisory for... Chautauqua County in southeastern Kansas... Elk County in southeastern Kansas... Southern Greenwood County in southeastern Kansas... * Until 430 PM CST * At 324 PM CST...National Weather Service meteorologists were tracking strong ...

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  17. Kenneth PartenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Kenneth N. Parten, age 83, passed away Dec. 5, 2016, at Stafford County Hospital, Stafford, KS.

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  18. KU to honor 135 seniors from Butler, Elk and Greenwood county high schoolsRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | University of Kansas

    Students from 15 Kansas high schools will be honored tonight, Oct. 17, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 135 seniors from high schools in Butler, Elk and Greenwood counties will be recognized for their academic achievements and named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 7 p.m. program and reception at El Dorado High School, 401 McCollum Road, El Dorado.

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  19. Australian man killed while riding bicycle on southeast Kansas highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    An Australian man was killed Monday morning when the bicycle he was riding was struck from behind by a car on a Greenwood County highway, authorities said. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol's online crash log, a Sirius bicycle and a 2008 Chevrolet Impala were both headed east on US-54 highway.

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  20. Australia man killed Monday while riding bicycle on southeast Kansas highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    An Australia man was killed Monday morning when the bicycle he was riding was struck from behind by a car on a Greenwood County highway, authorities said. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol's online crash log, a Sirius bicycle and a 2008 Chevrolet Impala were both headed east on US-54 highway.

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