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August 30, 2019: Statewide Silver alert issued for missing Goddard man

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 30, 2019

SEDGWICK COUNTY – The Goddard Police Department requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) issue a statewide Silver Alert for a missing Goddard, Kan. man. The whereabouts of John Hughes, 88, are unknown, and the public’s assistance is requested to help locate him. Hughes has been missing since 1 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 29, when he left for a medical appointment in west Wichita ...

FALL SPORTS PREVIEW: Colby Football Prepares for Jamboree

Jackson SchneiderAugust 29, 2019

COLBY, Kan. — It's game week in Colby... At least that's how Head Coach Rees McKinney is treating it. The Eagles will play host to three schools Friday night at Dennen Field for a series of scrimmages to gear up for the 2019 campaign. Ellis, Norton, and league rival Goodland will make their way to town for the Jamboree at 7 p.m. Coach McKinney spoke after practice Wednesday night, saying the ...

Curtis Duncan to be presented with honor from the Kansas Association Broadcasters

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 28, 2019

Every year, the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) awards the Sonny Slater Award to one Kansas broadcaster who exemplifies service to their radio station and communities. Slater was a long time farm director at KSAL in Salina before passing away in a farming accident in 1991. This year's winner of the KAB Sonny Slater Award is Curtis Duncan, of Rocking M Media in Goodland! Curtis’ br...

Officials warn of a new gift card scam targeting Kansans…and other headlines from the Today in...

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 28, 2019

Officials are warning of a new angle on an old scam. According to the Kansas Attorney General's Office, a new version on a gift card scam they've seen pop up is the scammers posing as a religious leader in the community asking for contributions to their charitable efforts in the form of a gift card. Typically, these requests come in the form of an email that may appear to be legitimate on its face...

City of Colby Breaks Ground on New Event Center

Jackson SchneiderAugust 26, 2019

COLBY, Kan. — In January of 1954, the City of Colby jumped into the future with the construction of its Community Building. Playing host to events for both Colby High School and Colby Community College, the space became a vital part of the city, bringing hundreds of thousands of dollars to the city from the various events held within it. Today, Mayor Gary Adrian and several other influential ...

Monday, August 26, 2019: Injury accident involving school bus in Cheyenne County

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 26, 2019

On August 26, 2019, at approximately 7:45 a.m. the Cheyenne County Hospital and Cheyenne County Emergency Services, were advised of a multiple injury accident involving a School bus and pickup on a county road in Cheyenne County. It was later learned that it was a USD 103 Cheylin School bus. There were No fatalities. There were 12 children, 1 bus driver and 1 truck driver brought to Cheyenne Co...

2 arrested following a stabbing in Goodland…and other headlines from the Today in Kansas Repor...

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 26, 2019

Two people were arrested following a stabbing incident in Goodland. According to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, at approximately 2:15 a.m. on Saturday the Goodland Police department requested KBI assistance to investigate a stabbing at 1502 Caldwell Ave in Goodland. KBI Agents and the Crime Scene Response Team responded. The Goodland Police was notified shortly after 1:30 a.m. of the incident...

Kansas A.G. joins others around the country in support of new technology to stop robocalls…and...

Sacha SanguinettiAugust 23, 2019

The nation's biggest phone companies are promising to use new technology to spot and block robocalls.  The pledge is part of an agreement with 51 attorneys general, including Kansas Attorney general Derek Schmidt. The agreement calls for the phone companies to use call-blocking technology and provide free blocking tools to customers.  It would also let people know if the incoming call is real or...

FALL SPORTS PREVIEW: Colby Volleyball

Jackson SchneiderAugust 23, 2019

COLBY, Kan. — On the first day of fall practice, Colby Volleyball Head Coach Jerry McKee welcomed 41 girls into the gym. An incredible turnout that Coach McKee said will really drive up the competition level as the weeks goes on. The Eagles return a solid group of role players that will shoulder some of the heavier loads in matches. Senior and two-time all-league player Hallie Vaughn, as well...

FALL SPORTS PREVIEW: Colby Cross Country

Jackson SchneiderAugust 22, 2019

COLBY, Kan. — Chris Giersch has been involved in Colby High School cross country for nearly 15 years. Spending four seasons as an assistant, he is now entering his 10th as the head man. This year's team returns four seniors; two boys and two girls. As well as a state qualifier on each side. Senior Ryan Voss enters his final year with the Eagles coming off of a nice showing at the State Meet i...

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