Stafford County Newswire

Stafford County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 66 in Stafford County, KS

  1. Reno Extension District looking unlikelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... levies collected by the different extension offices looking at merging with Reno County include 2 mills in Stafford County, 1.7 mills in Kingman, 1 mill in Rice County and less than a half mill in Reno County. “As presented to us, it seems to ...

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  2. Deer disease spreading into south-central KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Hays Daily News

    Last fall, two deer from Stafford County tested positive for chronic wasting disease, a contagious disease that's always fatal to deer, elk and moose. Shane Hesting, wildlife disease coordinator for Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, said biologists are hoping to test samples from 458 deer from south-central Kansas during the ongoing deer seasons to check on the spread of the disease.

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  3. Deer disease spreading into south-central KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... that's always fatal in deer is moving closer to Wichita." Michael Pearce/File photo Last fall, two deer from Stafford County tested positive for chronic wasting disease, a contagious disease that's always fatal to deer, elk and moose. Shane Hesting, ...

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  4. Child injured when motorist falls asleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 2 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... KHP reports Siefers was wearing a seat belt and the child was in a booster seat at the time of the accident. Stafford County crash A Stafford County collision was reported at 10:23 a.m. Friday on NW 60th Ave. and NW 170th St., 2 miles east of ...

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  5. Thinking outside the boxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... vacant, its glass doors covered with paper since it closed early last year. St. John is the county seat of Stafford County in south-central Kansas - but it's home to fewer than 1,300 people. "Now when we make a trip to the grocery store we are ...

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  6. Conrad L. - Connie' Wad...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... from Macksville. He worked for St. John Welding prior to opening his own welding shop, worked with the Stafford County Road Department, was a contract oil pumper, drove a school bus and after retirement worked for L J & J Automotive in the Parts ...

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  7. Wichita Fire Chief Larry Garcia retired in 2007 after 50 years with the department.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Wichita Eagle

    Larry Garcia served as chief from 1989 to 2007 and at the time of his retirement was considered Wichita's longest-lasting city employee having been employed by Wichita for more than half a century. Mr. Garcia was born Jan. 12, 1936, and grew up in Stafford County.

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  8. Dennis Graves Sr. 1954...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 26 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... include First Southern Baptist Church of Dighton, St. John Fire Department as a Lieutenant-Engineer, Stafford County Fire Department, Kansas State Firefighters Association, Kansas State Sheriffs Association, Kansas State Chiefs of Police, Kansas ...

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  9. Sweet, ripe and homegrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Here in Stafford County, where the soil is sandy, there is one sound that matters.

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  10. Stafford woman gets 21 years for killing her husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... sentenced a Stafford woman to more than 21 years in prison for the March 2016 shooting death of her husband. Stafford County Senior Judge John Sanders sentenced Misty R. Salem, 36, to serve 253 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections. A jury ...

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  11. Stafford woman sentenced to 21 years for m...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... years in prison for murder, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Misty R. Salem, 36, was sentenced in Stafford County District Court by Senior Judge John Sanders to 253 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections. A Stafford County jury ...

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  12. Umpire pays tribute to Kansas man during Mets-Yankees gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Major League Baseball umpire Todd Tichenor put his hand on his heart during the first pitch of Monday's Subway Series between the New York Yankees and the Mets at Yankee Stadium. Scott Hardin of Wichita said the gesture was intentional: Tichenor was honoring Shane Stimatze, who died over the weekend in what appeared to be an accident at his home in Stafford County, according to the Hutchinson News .

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  13. briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Manhattan Mercury

    ... build another 26 towers across the state and add capacity to its existing network towers. ST. JOHN - The Stafford County Sheriff says the body of a county commissioner has been found underneath an overturned lawnmower. The sheriff says 42-year-old ...

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  14. Weekend accident claims Stafford Co. officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Great Bend Tribune

    A current Stafford County Commissioner, Shane Stimatze, was found dead at his home in rural Stafford County on Monday from an apparent accident that occurred sometime over the weekend.

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  15. Stafford County commissioner dies in mowing accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Stafford County residents are dealing with shock and grief over the accidental death of County Commissioner and business owner Shane Stimatze.

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  16. Kansas county commissioner found dead under lawn mowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    ... was found dead Monday morning under the mower in a pond in rural St. John. (Facebook) ST. JOHN, Kan. - The Stafford County Sheriff says the body of a county commissioner has been found underneath an overturned lawnmower. The sheriff says 42-year-old ...

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  17. Frey to speak on Climate Reality ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Great Bend Tribune

    A representative from the Climate Reality Project will speak at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 23, in the annex building of the Stafford County Courthouse in St. John.

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  18. Climate change speaker in St. John SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Joyce Frey of Macksville, who has a doctorate in International Psychology, will present at 2 p.m. in the annex building of the Stafford County Courthouse in St. John.

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  19. Three-month-plus Edwards County overlay project will start next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... Edwards County. The $5.858 million project will begin at the west city limits of Kinsley and go east to the Stafford County line. Flaggers and a pilot car will direct traffic through the work zone. The work area will move daily and work will be ...

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  20. Kansas Wheat Harvest Report: Day 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Farmers near Radium, in Stafford County, are taking their combine passes in the fields slowly as they cut through dense, tough and abundant straw. Yields in the area are ...

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