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Police discover e-cigarette with THC at Augusta High School, make arrest  KWCH

AUGUSTA, Kan. The Augusta Police Department Thursday says officers made an arrest after discovering an e-cigarette with THC at Augusta High School.



Augusta pitcher throws 28 postseason innings and strikes out 53 to win state title  Wichita Eagle

Augusta won its fifth title in school history with a 5-2 win over rival Andale/Garden Plain in the 2019 Kansas high school Class 4A state chamionship game in ...



Police investigate Augusta High School threat  KAKE

Superintendent Dr. John Black said the post warned students not to go to school and made reference to bringing a machine gun to the school.



Augusta High School Homecoming Queen and King  Butler County Times Gazette

Preceding the Augusta High School Homecoming football game, the 2018 Fall Homecoming Queen and King were announced. Sadie Williams was chosen ...



Iconic Augusta coach passes away  Butler County Times Gazette

Gus Garcia, the son of Mexican immigrants who made it from Douglass High School to the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, has died at age 80.A legendary ...



All-State Softball: Introducing Kansas’ best players from the 2019 season  Wichita Eagle

With the 2019 Kansas high school softball season complete and champions crowned, the coaches have selected their All-State teams. Here are the picks from ...



All-Metro Softball: History is made on The Eagle’s 2019 squad as Wichita’s best meet  Wichita Eagle

Three of Augusta's Class 4A champions headline the Wichita Eagle and Varsity Kansas 2019 All-Metro high school softball team, made up of the top players ...



Augusta High School second semester honor rolls  Butler County Times Gazette

4.0 Principals Honor Roll Maycee Anderson, Justin Ashenfelter, Colton Barnett, Kati Barrett, Garret Belknap, Ellissa Bentley, Bailey Biswas, Alexis Bodie, Jordan ...



Great Kindness Challenge at Augusta HIgh School  Butler County Times Gazette

Augusta High School students are once again participating in the Great Kindness Challenge Week. Augusta Mayor Matt C. Childers visited the school Monday ...



Shooting at Augusta HS graduation likely only a misdemeanor  KWCH

Listen to audio from the 911 call from the incident. Two hurt, one seriously in accidental shooting at Augusta High School.



All-League Softball: The Wichita area’s best headline the coaches’ 2019 teams  Wichita Eagle

The Wichita area high school softball coaches have selected their 2019 Kansas high school all-league teams. Here are the picks from the City League, AVCTL, ...



City okays improvements at Santa Fe Lake  Butler County Times Gazette

Augusta's Mayor Mike Rawlings endorsed three proclamations at Monday night's city council meeting. Mayor Rawlings declared Local Law Enforcement Week, ...



Augusta HS seniors graduate  Butler County Times Gazette

Students in the Augusta High School Class of 2018 enjoyed commencement exercises on Sunday afternoon at Hillier Stadium. Stories and accomplishments ...



Gus Garcia | Obituaries  Parsons Sun

Gus Garcia, 80, of Parsons passed away at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at his home. He was born on Nov. 16, 1938, to Ygnacio and Angelus ...



Athletes of the Year: Meet the Eagle’s senior representatives from each high school  Wichita Eagle

The Wichita Eagle and Varsity Kansas have chosen a senior boy and girl representative from each of the Wichita area high schools. Here are the selections.



South Central Mental Health Counseling Center opens youth center in Augusta  Butler County Times Gazette

Augusta — At a recent open house, South Central Mental Health Counseling Center celebrated the opening of their youth drop in center, The Hangar.



Circle girls win 54th Annual Andover Invitational  Butler County Times Gazette

The Circle High School girls track team took first at Tuesday's 54th Annual Andover Invitational at Augusta High School. The Thunderbirds scored 119 points, ...



Abilene's Terry Taylor approaching 600-win high school coaching milestone  Abilene Recorder Chronicle

Abilene High School head basketball coach Terry Taylor is approaching 600 wins at the varsity level in his illustrious basketball-coaching career.



2019 Miss Augusta/Miss Butler County crowned  Butler County Times Gazette

Three lovely, talented ladies were crowned this evening at the 2019 Miss Augusta/Miss Butler County, and 2019 Miss Outstanding Augusta Pageant, held at the ...



Augusta Students of the Month recognized  Butler County Times Gazette

Hide caption. Front row, l-r, MacKayla Kirkpatrich and Bella Phillips, both from St. James Catholic School, and Bracyn Landers, fifth grader at Garfield Elementary ...



State Softball Recap: Wichita nearly cleans house as 7 teams remain across Kansas  Wichita Eagle

Wichita area high school softball teams went 5-2 in their 2019 Kansas high school state quarterfinal games Thursday across the state. Derby, Bishop Carroll ...



All-Metro Girls Track: Meet the Eagle’s second annual team, featuring 20 state champs  Wichita Eagle

With 20 state champions listed, The Wichita Eagle and Varsity Kansas present the second annual All-Metro High School Girls Track and Field Team made up of ...



#VK17FB: Augusta Orioles preview  Wichita Eagle

Augusta is expecting its best season to date in its fourth year under coach Jason Filbeck.



Music Theatre Wichita announces Jester Award nominees  Butler County Times Gazette

Music Theatre Wichita's Jester Awards program, which has been honoring outstanding achievements by Kansas high schools in the field of musical theatre ...



Augustas First Baptist Church marks 150 years  Butler County Times Gazette

Augusta First Baptist Church is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a week filled with special activities. History records show that after one year of the ...



Johnston becomes first NCAA Div. I signee in Augusta softball history  Butler County Times Gazette

With the tremendous success the program has achieved in the last decade, it is no surprise that the Augusta softball program produces many athletes that are ...



Hinnenkamp an easy choice for April Student of the Month  Cowley College News

Well-liked by instructors, students, and coaches on the Cowley College campus, Taylor Hinnenkamp was honored for her hard work and achievements by being ...



Steinkamp resigns after successful career at Augusta  Butler County Times Gazette

Shane Steinkamp announced his resignation earlier this month and has stepped down as the Augusta head softball coach. Steinkamp has had an extremely ...



Augusta January Students of the Month  Butler County Times Gazette

Hide caption. Front row (l-r), Dalton Pankratz (December student), Ewalt Elementary; Emma Otsuka, Ewalt Elementary; Lundyn Keenan, Robinson Elementary; ...



Man accused of discharging firearm at Augusta HS graduation appears in court  KWCH

The man who accidentally shot a woman when his gun went off at the Augusta High School graduation appeared in court on Wednesday.



Great Bend man arrested for drug, child-endangerment charges  KWCH

Deputies with the Barton County Sheriff's Office Tuesday arrested a man at a Great Bend home and booked him into the county jail on charges of possession of ...



Four men arrested after police chase in NE Wichita  KWCH

Four men were arrested after a police chase Tuesday afternoon in northeast Wichita.



After doctors told her to give up the sport, shot put thrower wins a state title  USA TODAY High School Sports

Before the school year, a shot put thrower in Kansas was told by a doctor not to continue with her sport at the risk of potentially needing to have hand surgery.



Sedgwick Co. Sheriff's Office: Deputy linked to felony investigation flew to Istanbul  KWCH

The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office is no longer seeking the public's help in locating Deputy Derick A. Chandler or his vehicle.



2019 Miss Augusta/Miss Butler County Pageant Sept. 22  Butler County Times Gazette

The 2019 Miss Augusta/Miss Butler County Pageant will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at the Augusta High School auditorium. The annual event ...



Buhler baseball sweeps McPherson  The Hutchinson News

McPHERSON — Buhler won both games of a road doubleheader on Thursday against McPherson.Game 1All it took was one bad inning, and McPherson went ...



Augusta Relay Recess will be Friday, April 28  Butler County Times Gazette

Augusta's elementary schools have participated in the Relay Recess Program for 12 years and the event continues to engage elementary students in the fight ...



Augusta Council accepts resignation and names contest winners  Butler County Times Gazette

This week's City Council meeting included resignation, awards.



Wichita woman linked to Tiger Woods, Dog the Bounty Hunter, in court next week  KWCH

A woman with ties to the likes of Tiger Woods and bounty hunter Duane 'Dog' Chapman is set to be sentenced in Wichita next week.



Newman University Awards Top Scholarship To Five High School Seniors  KMUW

Newman University has awarded its most distinguished scholarship to five high school seniors. The students were selected from among 23 candidates who.



Wichita parents charged with murder, child abuse in death of 2-year-old boy  KWCH

The parents of a 2-year-old boy found dead in a south Wichita mobile home made their first appearance in court in connection with the boy's death on Tuesday.



Affidavit: Toddler found dead in S. Wichita weighed less than 15 pounds  KWCH

According to a probable cause affidavit, Wichita police officers found the boy facedown in a playpen, wrapped tightly in a blanket, as if he was being swaddled ...



Man wanted in deaths of Arkansas mother and son may be in Wichita  KWCH

The Wichita Police Department is asking for the public's help to locate 24-year-old Jory Worthen.



Hays residents asked to conserve energy  KWCH

Midwest Energy is asking you to conserve energy from Noon-7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday (Aug. 19 & 20), as we have several key lines out of *service* since Aug.



Suspect in Simmons killing appears in court; Ballentine testifies  KWCH

The man accused of killing former Washburn player Dwane Simmons is set to appear in court Monday for his first preliminary hearing.



DOE: Keep your house at 78 degrees this summer  KWCH

Some say the federal government's recommendation to set your thermostat to 82 at night is nuts.



WFO Guys Car Show still a draw  Butler County Times Gazette

The weather was great and the crowd was huge at Saturday's 24th Annual WFO Guys Car Show in downtown Augusta. Thousands attended and enjoyed ...



Continuing to seek justice for Kay  Butler County Times Gazette

The public can help keep Kay Robinson's murderer in prison.



Garden City PD: Beware of fake pills, they may test positive for fentanyl  KWCH

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KWCH) The Garden City Police Department is warning the public about fake oxycodone pills being distributed in southwest Kansas.



Otsuka signs with Cal Poly  Butler County Times Gazette

Augusta senior Noah Otsuka signed his letter of intent to attend California Polytechnic State University, where he will compete for the swim team. Otsuka was ...



Full production at Holcomb Tyson plant won't resume for months  KWCH

FINNEY COUNTY, Kan. Sept. 18, 2019. Tyson says it could be months before they resume full production. A spokesperson for the company tells The Garden ...



126 Butler Community College Early Academy students recognized  Butler County Times Gazette

Students receiving both high school diploma and associate degree from Butler Community College.



Retired Caney city clerk indicted for stealing more than $36K  KWCH

A retired southeast Kansas city clerk was indicted Thursday on charges of stealing more than $36500 from the city.



Live high school football updates: Click here for scores from around the Wichita area  The Wichita Eagle

High school football updates from around the Wichita area for Friday, August, 31, 2018.



Trader Joes 'interested' in bringing store to Wichita's Bradley Fair  KWCH

East Wichita could soon be home to another well-known grocery store.



MAYB Summer Kickoff Tournament - News  Newton Kansan

Pool Play Schedule. for area teams. Fifth grade boys. Newton Hawks. 3:15 p.m. Friday vs. Lakin Broncos, South Farha court 2. 6:30 p.m. Friday vs. Hesston ...



Sunlight Children’s Advocacy and Rights Foundation announces Buell as new CEO  Butler County Times Gazette

Andover – Sunlight Children's Advocacy and Rights Foundation has selected Dusty Buell as its new CEO. Buell will replace long time Executive Director, Suzi ...



Miss Augusta/Miss Butler County Pageant Saturday  Butler County Times Gazette

Saturday night's Miss Augusta/Miss Butler County 2017 Pageant promises to provide plenty of glitz and glamour, along with a showcase of talented, beautiful ...



Obituary: Billy Jack Weems  Butler County Times Gazette

Billy Jack Weems, 34, of Augusta, passed away on July 3, 2016. Memorial *service* will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, 2016, at Brookhaven Baptist Church ...



Keeper of the Plains to glow earlier this Sunday  KWCH

If your headed downtown this weekend, you might want to stop by the Keeper of the Plains a little earlier than normal.



Wichita woman headed to Nebraska rehab hospital after battle with insurance company  KWCH

A motorcycle accident forever changed a Wichita police officer's life. Now, he's fighting for medical treatment for his wife.



Tyson recalls nearly 12-million pounds of frozen chicken  KWCH

Tyson Foods, Inc.is recalling approximately 11,829,517 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that may be contaminated with pieces of ...



Augusta HS to perform Game of Tiaras comedy  Butler County Times Gazette

Game of Tiaras will be performed at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7, at the Augusta High School auditorium. Game of Tiaras is a comedy written by ...



Kortes proud to have five graduating grandchildren  Butler County Times Gazette

Graduation time is a busy time for families, making plans for celebrations, parties and getting to the commencement ceremonies. Chuck and Deann Korte of rural ...



Boy, 6, dies from injuries in Elk County crash involving Gator, pickup  KWCH

A 6-year-old boy is dead and his 9-year-old brother is recovering from serious injuries following an April 18 crash in Elk County involving a John Deere Gator ...



Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...



Team, community rally around hospitalized QB  CatchItKansas

The Augusta High School football team has been without freshman quarterback Zach Davidson since Oct. 10 when he was hospitalized with a high fever caused ...



The Topeka Capital-Journal 2018 All-State Academic Team  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Meet The Capital-Journal's 2018 All-State Academic TeamEach year The Topeka-Capital Journal chooses the All-State Academic Team, a recognition of the ...



Zoo: Woman attacked by jaguar apologizes to Phoenix facility  KWCH

A woman who was attacked by a jaguar after crossing a barrier at a zoo to take a photo of herself with the animal has apologized to the facility outside Phoenix.



2017 Topeka Capital-Journal All-State Academic Team Honorable Mentions  Topeka Capital Journal

Anderson County High School: Katie Lybarger, daughter of David and Myra Lybarger, Kansas State UniversityAndover Central High School: Nicholas Detter, ...



C-J announces 30 Kansas high school seniors named to All-State Academic Team  Topeka Capital Journal

Jacob LoweryAugusta High School Lowery, the son of Jason and Diane Lowery, has participated in soccer, tennis and band while also working on several ...



For old-time sake  McPherson Sentinel

There's nothing like taking a trip down memory lane. Especially from your old schools. That's what the five football players of McPherson High School did after ...



Experts call for steps to stem increases in Legionnaires'  KWCH

NEW YORK (AP) — Top U.S. science experts are calling for stronger policies to combat the growing Legionnaires' disease problem. In a report released ...



Big Week Ahead for GreenJackets, SRP Park  Ballpark Digest

Big week ahead for the Augusta GreenJackets and their new home, SRP Park, as the team will host three important events, including Thursday's MiLB opener.



Injured vet, family find reasons to be thankful through hard times  Kansas.com

Would you still be thankful if your body had been cut nearly in half by war, wrecking your life's plans? Would you still be thankful if you saw your brother or son ...



Tour my home: Life’s a breeze at this countryside chateau near Goddard  The Wichita Eagle

Go on a video tour of Niki Weippert's countryside chateau near Goddard, which consists of many parts salvaged from other buildings. The nearly ...



Wichita Police mourn death of service dog  KWCH

Wichita Police are mourning the death of a *service* dog who died after battling cancer.



Man shot in NE Wichita dies from injuries  KWCH

A man shot in north Wichita Tuesday evening died from his injuries, according to Wichita police.



Great Bend student to compete in national Jobs for America's Graduates  Hays Post

KDCF. TOPEKA – More than 200 Kansas high school students, representing 68 Jobs for America's Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) programs, recently competed in a ...



Audit of Everytown’s Claimed 200+ School Shootings Since Sandy Hook  Bearing Arms

Yesterday, Hayley Miller, a reporter for the Huffington Post, uncritically regurgitated an Everytown claim that there have been 200 school shootings since the ...



South Wichita Kmart to close in early April  KWCH

Wichita's lone Kmart will close its doors in early April.



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VIDEO: Music Theatre Wichita Presents GUYS AND DOLLS  Broadway World

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2018 Season with a *fresh* take on the classic musical Guys and Dolls. The second of five locally produced Broadway-scale ...



What the Kansas, US Supreme Courts have done with the Carr multiple murder case  Wichita Eagle

The case of the two brothers who killed five people in Wichita is one focus of an effort to oust Kansas Supreme Court justices. Here's what the courts did in the ...



Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Presents FREAKY FRIDAY  Broadway World

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2018 Season with the new Disney musical Freaky Friday. The third of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, ...



Kansans for Justice call for negative votes on Tuesday  Pratt Tribune

In the early morning of Dec. 15, 2000, Mark Befort learned that his younger brother, a 1993 graduate of Pratt High School and a teacher at Augusta High School, ...



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.



D-line wreaks havoc in Mizzou win  STLtoday.com

Tigers force four takeaways and record six sacks, Mauk throws for four TDs in 38-10 win over Central Florida.



Local students awarded scholarships from Fort Hays State for 2016-17 year  hays Post

FHSU University Relations. Local students, listed by hometown, have been awarded scholarships from Fort Hays State University for the 2016 to 2017 academic ...



Police make arrests after shots fired, chase in Dodge City  KWCH

The Dodge City Police Department says it's made a pair of arrests in connection with shots fired and a chase Thursday afternoon in the city.



Students named to Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University  hays Post

FHSU University Relations. Local students are among the 1,167 named by Fort Hays State University to the Deans Honor Roll for the fall 2014 semester.



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