Statewide Silver Alert issued for missing Goddard man

UPDATE: The Goddard Police Department reported that John Hughes was located by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and is now safe.  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...

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Red Light Running Deaths Hit 10-Year High

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reveals disturbing trend, increasing risk for drivers, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians TOPEKA, Kan. – Aug. 29, 2019 – The number of people killed as the result of drivers running red lights has spiked sharply in recent years, according to analysis of crash data by the...

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KSHSAA Concussion Summary from 2018-19 School Year

The 2018-2019 school year marked the first year member schools were required to report concussions to the Kansas State High School Activities Association. Over 2,100 concussions were reported across grades 7-12. “The KSHSAA is committed to adopting policy and implementing best practices in order to minimize risk for student participants,”...

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Movie in the Park

Bring your blankets and chairs for a family friendly movie night under the stars. There is no admission fee and there will be free drinks and popcorn!  This is event brought to you by Pratt Community Theatre, Inc. In case of inclement weather, the movie will be shown at the...

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Parents and Adult Fans: The Biggest Challenge Facing High School Sports Today

By Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Bill Faflick, Executive Director of the Kansas State High School Activities Association.  Inappropriate adult behavior at high school athletic events in Kansas has reached epidemic proportion.When more than 2,000 high school athletic directors were asked...

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Sen. Moran Announces 2019 Kansas Conservation Tour

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 What:              U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today announced that he will hold his 2019 Conservation Tour to see conservation efforts in Kansas at work on Wednesday, September 4. Chief of the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service Matthew Lohr will join Sen. Moran on this year’s tour, which is...

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