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Spencer Fickel  Gunnison Country Times

Spencer Fickel died on June 5 in Gunnison. Born near Chanute, Kan., on May 4, 1940, to Leo F. and Ella Beth (Nichols) Fickel, Spencer lived the life of a.



Chanute High bids farewell to 2019 grads  Chanute Tribune

Chanute High School's class of 2019 has graduated. According to Principal Brian Campbell, it was the smallest class in modern CHS history. He said that he ...



Ronald Lee Chandler  The Hutchinson News

Ronald Lee Chandler, 81, of Salina, died Saturday, May 18, at Salina Regional Health Center.Born in Wichita, second of nine children of Wilbur and Marie ...



CHS senior suspect in multiple sex crimes  Chanute Tribune

A Chanute High School senior is incarcerated and has been charged with multiple sex crimes against minors. Subscription Required. An online *service* is ...



CHS four-speaker debate team qualifies for state  Chanute Tribune

A Chanute High School team of mostly novice debaters surprised its members at the four-speaker policy regional tournament and will now compete at the state ...



CHS third at State  Chanute Tribune

The Chanute High School golf team brought home the third place plaque at the Class 4A State meet in Hutchinson on Tuesday. From left, Madisyn Trowbridge, ...



Comet candidates  Chanute Tribune

Winter Homecoming candidates at Chanute High School have been announced. Coronation will follow the wrestling matches on Friday. Candidates are:



413 board approves Orlando conference for CHS students  Chanute Tribune

Chanute High School students in their first year as an organization received approval Monday evening to attend an international conference. The Chanute USD ...



Comet baseball celebrates; appreciates community support  Chanute Tribune

It was a big moment in Chanute High School history for the Blue Comets to claim their second regional baseball championship in the past four years. After the ...



Defendants in rape cases appear in court  Chanute Tribune

Two defendents in separate rape cases made first appearances Tuesday in District Court.



CHS students chosen for SEK District Honors Choir  Chanute Tribune

A dozen Chanute High School students will be singing alongside the best voices in southeast Kansas when they give a concert performance Saturday.



Familiar face in halls of CHS to step down at end of school year  Chanute Tribune

“Johnny Law” has decided to hang up his badge. Chanute High School Principal John Lawrence will be retiring at the end of this school year. His retirement was ...



Fiesta dance for candidates on Saturday  Chanute Tribune

The annual Chanute Mexican Fiesta's dance to introduce king/queen and little queen candidates is planned 7 pm to midnight Saturday, May 4, at Masonic ...



Blue Comets win regional championship, advance to state  Chanute Tribune

ATCHISON — The Blue Comets of Chanute High School have rocketed their way to the state tournament. And there was never really a question about it after a ...



CHS coronation Friday night  Chanute Tribune

While CHS Winter Homecoming Candidate Mason Manbeck pushes the shopping cart, passenger Cali Hudson tosses candy to students in the CHS hallway as ...



Pop tabs inspiration for homemade prom dress  Chanute Tribune

One year of work, around 400 yards of ribbon, and 4,000 pop tabs later, Chanute High School Junior Alayna Inbody has her dress for prom. Inspired by shows ...



Royster earns 10 first places in invitational  Chanute Tribune

Royster Middle School hosted the Kent Frazell Invitational at Chanute High School Monday evening. More than ten teams participated in the tournament and ...



Chanute High sends big group to State in music  Chanute Tribune

Chanute High School choir students are singing a happy tune. At the 4A regional solo and ensemble competition held April 14 at Pittsburg State University, ...



Profiles — Dietsch: Upbringing influences volunteer activities  Chanute Tribune

When Jennifer Dietsch graduated from Chanute High School, her goal was to go out into the world and leave this small Kansas town behind. “I was going away ...



CHS students sing their way through 'James and the Giant Peach'  Chanute Tribune

The imagination of renowned children's author Roald Dahl will come to life this weekend when Chanute High School students perform a musical version of ...



Class of 1966 celebrates 50th  Chanute Tribune

“Bye, Bye Birdie” is being presented on the Chanute Memorial Auditorium stage. Wait, that was 50 years ago? It may not seem like it for the Chanute High ...



Operation Prom offers chance to say 'yes to the dress'  Chanute Tribune

Giving all students the opportunity for the full prom experience is the goal of Operation Prom, a project of the USD 413 Foundation. On Saturday, January 27, ...



Benson running for House seat in Johnson County  Chanute Tribune

A Chanute native was unchallenged as a Democrat in last week's primary, and is facing incumbent Republican Abraham Rafie in November.



KFEX 93.1 FM and Neosho County team up for 2017-18  Chanute Tribune

FireEscape radio to do Blue Comet football this fall.



Daniel E. 'Dan' Allen  Parsons Sun

Daniel E. “Dan” Allen, 68, of Parsons passed away at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Parsons Presbyterian Manor surrounded by his loving family.



Mary Etta Taylor  Parsons Sun

CHANUTE — Mary Etta Taylor, 89, of Chanute passed away on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Country Place Senior Living in Chanute.



Chanute High students get taste of Spain  Chanute Tribune

Laurie Ward, Spanish teacher at Chanute High School, spent spring break in Spain with nine of her students. In eight days, they traversed the country visiting the ...



CHS tennis to serve up season Thursday  Chanute Tribune

The Chanute Lady Comets Tennis team is gearing up for its first meet, which will take place at home Thursday. The girls are hoping to be victorious on their ...



Charges against Cadwallader dismissed  Chanute Tribune

The charges of Unlawful Sexual Relations against Chanute High School Teacher David Cadwallader were dismissed Friday by District Judge Daryl D. Ahlquist.



Cadwallader bound over for trial  Chanute Tribune

Former Chanute High School Teacher David Cadwallader was bound over for trial following a preliminary hearing in Neosho County District Court Friday.



Students to share music with Chanute community  Chanute Tribune

Children and teens are fine-tuning their voices and instruments as they prepare for five upcoming concerts scheduled to take place in Chanute Public Schools ...



CHS vocalists to deliver singing valentines  Chanute Tribune

A select group of vocalists is offering to make Valentine's Day special this year and raise some money at the same time.



Watkins to be speaker at NCCC graduation  Chanute Tribune

Dr. Diane Watkins, known by her students and colleagues as Dr. Di, will be the Distinguished Alumni speaker for Friday's commencement for Neosho County ...



Comet baseball advances to 4A State  Chanute Tribune

ALTAMONT – Chanute High School senior Kyler Manbeck pitched six innings of no-hit baseball in the Class 4A Regional Championship game Friday afternoon.



Alumni Association announces nominees for 2019's Torch, Pilot & Lighthouse Awards  FHSU News

Nominees for three top awards have been announced by the Fort Hays State University Alumni Association.



New finance director learns from Willis until retirement  Chanute Tribune

The new director of finance for the city of Chanute plans to jump right into his new job by learning as much as he can from the previous finance director.



Volleyball Sub-State Matchups Announced for 6A, 5A & 4A  CatchItKansas

KSHSAA announced the matchups and host sites for sub-state volleyball in classes 6A through 4A set for October 20th. CLASS 6A WEST. HELD AT ...



Retirement reception planned for NCCC's McDonald  Chanute Tribune

On May 14 Neosho County Community College will celebrate 49 years of Patty McDonald's teaching career from 2-4 pm in Room 209 (Oak Room)



Fort Scott High School students qualify for national debate tournament at Chanute qualifier March 16  Chanute Tribune

Tribune reporter. Four southeast Kansas students qualified in Chanute Thursday for the national speech and debate tournament in Birmingham, Ala. A South ...



Coltharp continues at top of class at KU  Chanute Tribune

The 2014 Chanute High School Valedictorian Jared Coltharp continued his stellar academic career and graduated with highest distinction from the University of ...



Chanute MMA fighter wins title  Chanute Tribune

A Chanute fighter won the featherweight championship in mixed martial arts for southeast Kansas in Independence Saturday. Jacob Hutchison won the title in ...



Tennis team dedicates season to first tennis coach at CHS  Chanute Tribune

Chanute High School's first ever tennis coach passed away in July, but her memory and advice lives on this year through the current players under Coach Mike ...



Rudd Scholarships Awarded To 25 Kansas Students  KMUW

The Rudd Foundation has awarded 25 college scholarships to Kansas high school seniors. Each winner will receive a four-year scholarship to attend either.



Ashley to perform oldies at Artist Alley  Chanute Tribune

A former Chanute High School student is still rockin', and will be performing this Saturday at the Main Street Pavilion for Artist Alley. Mike Ashley will present '60s ...



CHS mourns loss of sophomore Carlie Almond  Chanute Tribune

Tragedy struck Chanute High School Thursday when Carlie Almond, a sophomore, suddenly passed away at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.



Two CHS girls plan community baby shower  Chanute Tribune

A brainstorming session with teacher Leah Hoesli, who happened to be pregnant, has developed into a creative community *service* project for two Chanute High ...



School bus races on tap Saturday night  Chanute Tribune

HUMBOLDT — Three new schools are lined up for the fourth annual School Bus Races on Saturday night at the Humboldt Speedway. Zion Lutheran School in ...



Students Awarded Prestigious Rudd Scholarships  KSAL

Twenty Five Kansas high school seniors have been named as part of the newest class of Rudd Scholars, each receiving a 4-year scholarships. Fifteen will to ...



Top CHS students speak on life's lessons  Chanute Tribune

Shanna Guiot/Tribune. CHS Class of 2017. In line with tradition, the Chanute High School Class of 2017 celebrates graduation by tossing their caps in the air at ...



Jones hands over longtime dental practice  Chanute Tribune

David Jones sold his 40-year Chanute dental practice to Chanute native Grant Gastineau Thursday. He purchased the practice from Christopher Morton in 1977 ...



CHS graduate completes White House internship  Chanute Tribune

Chanute High School graduate Emily Lair just finished an internship in the White House that lasted two and a half months.



State-bound once again  Iola Register



Hoelting to lead Greenback football  Pratt Tribune

Pratt High School announces new football coach, Brent Hoelting, will lead the Greenbacks this fall.



John Edward Benson  Parsons Sun

OVERLAND PARK — John Edward Benson, 71, of Overland Park, a former longtime Parsons educator and superintendent of USD 503, passed away at 2:45 ...



Lady Comets to celebrate 40 years of history Friday  Chanute Tribune

The year was 1977, and Ray Vanderford decided it was time the high school girls had basketball. With the help of George Cunningham, the counselor at ...



Noon ball madness! — Guiot stops at NCCC for some pick up basketball  Chanute Tribune

John Giffin/Tribune Former Neosho County Community College and Chanute High School Alum Jeff Guiot made a stop in Chanute Monday for a pickup game at ...



Briefs: Opie's to open restaurant in Humboldt  Chanute Tribune

HUMBOLDT — Opie's Pizza and Grill is planning to open a restaurant in downtown Humboldt, where the owner is mayor of the town.



ICE CREAM MAN  Chanute Tribune

greg @chanute.com. The sounds of summer are set to the music of “Turkey in the Straw” played by a van slowly winding up and down neighborhood streets.



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?



CHS Homecoming Court  Chanute Tribune

Photo by Emily Eagle, student photographerThe Chanute High School Homecoming Court has been announced. Front, from left, Shelby Stair, Jaymi Lawrence, ...



State Farm grand opening today  Chanute Tribune

A Chanute insurance agency will hold a cookout and grand opening Friday that brings a former Chanute resident back to town. State Farm Insurance agent ...



Chanute junior varsity edges Iola in 2OT  Chanute Tribune

It took two extra periods, but the Chanute High School junior varsity football team finally put away the Iola Mustangs Tuesday evening at the Chanute Community ...



Kelly reinstates protections for LGBT state workers in Kansas eliminated by Brownback  The Wichita Eagle

Gov. Laura Kelly signed a non-discrimination order as her first official act as governor. The order prevents state agencies from discriminating on the basis of ...



Vietnam veterans honored at wall  Chanute Tribune

The Chanute Area Veterans Memorial was the site of a ceremony to honor Vietnam Veterans with medallions Saturday. The ceremony opened with the ...



Students give testimonies at Senior Baccalaureate  Chanute Tribune

Joshua Vail/Tribune Ethan Bush shares his testimony at the Chanute High School Senior Baccalaureate Wednesday night. Posted: Thursday, May 7, 2015 5:59 ...



Blue Comet baseball readies for 2016 season  Chanute Tribune

Coming into the 2016 high school baseball season, there will be a lot of familiar faces on the field. Eight seniors help compose the Chanute High School roster ...



CHS senior awards night  Chanute Tribune

Chanute High School seniors were recognized for their accomplishments, receiving more than $600000 in scholarships at the Chanute High School awards ...



The Rev. Jim Dillow  Parsons Sun

The Rev. Jim Dillow, 70, of Fort Scott, a former pastor of Parsons Church of the Nazarene, went to be with his Lord and Savior at 1:05 a.m. Saturday, Dec.



Cement plant pollution leads to a fight in Chanute, Kansas  Slate Magazine

Jeff Galemore pointed to house after house as he steered his white pickup through a tree-lined neighborhood in Chanute, Kan., a town of 9000 on the...



Lady Trojan volleyball team making strides | Osawatomie  Miami County Republic

CHANUTE — The Osawatomie volleyball program took a step in the right direction in 2018, winning nine matches on the season.



School board votes to republish budget  Chanute Tribune

Increase in assessed valuation allows school to capture additional revenue with modified budget.



Briefs: Four arrested in homicide in Independence  Chanute Tribune

INDEPENDENCE — Four Independence men have been arrested in connection with a homicide early Sunday morning, tghe Montgomery County Chronicle ...



Royster chess continues winning streak  Chanute Tribune

With half the season behind them, the chess club members at Royster Middle School are making a name for themselves in southeast Kansas. Royster's chess ...



CHS crowning  Chanute Tribune

Kyndal Frederick and Cedric Daugett were crowned Chanute High School Homecoming King and Queen Friday night at Chanute Community Sports Complex.



School of Music announces 70th Annual KU Band Day  KU Today

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Music will stage the 70th Annual KU Band Day on Saturday, Sept. 9 with high schools from across Kansas ...



Beaver, Kansas, again has a brewery - thanks to grandma  McPherson Sentinel

BEAVER - This town has seen better days. Drive far enough down the dusty Barton County highway, past the landscape of crop fields, and you'll find it — a near ...



Hafer elevated to Joplin's head basketball coach  Joplin Globe

Jeff Hafer and Jeff Williams are trading chairs on the Joplin High School boys basketball bench.



awards scholarships for 2017-18 year - Fort Hays State University  FHSU News

Local students are among the winners of general academic scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year from Fort Hays State University.



World War II pilot Charles Chauncey often spoke to students about B-29 missions  Wichita Eagle

Charles Chauncey flew deadly missions over Japan, came home after World War II, then spoke to area schools about his experiences as a B-29 pilot.



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