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Where's Shane? Circle High School  KWCH

Shane is out at Circle High School for another high school pep rally for Friday night football!



Officials cut ribbon on new Circle High School  Butler County Times Gazette

The new Circle High School in Towanda was officially opened Friday evening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The evening was a culmination of several years' ...



Kansas in Brief - News  Butler County Times Gazette

Celebrate moon landing at screeningLAWRENCE — The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Screening will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Lawrence Public ...



50 piece: Jude Warrens 50 points stun Bullpups  McPherson Sentinel

TOWANDA— It is unknown when the last time the McPherson High School boys basketball team had an opposing individual player that dropped 50 points.



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, ...



Circle ends 19-game losing streak with 20-10 win over Rose Hill  Butler County Times Gazette

The Circle football team went 742 days without beating an opponent. Week after week the Thunderbirds were unable to come out on top, but they still continued ...



Heat is on: Topeka could see highs around 100 for next four days  Butler County Times Gazette

In Topeka and the surrounding area, the heat is on.Look for highs around 100 degrees the next few days.The National Weather *Service* says Wednesday's ...



Norma Jean Leis - Obituaries  Butler County Times Gazette

MINNEOLA - Norma Jean Leis, passed away in Columbia, Missouri, on June 13, 2019, her 89th birthday. Norma was born in Dodge City, Kansas, on June 13, ...



Letter to the editor: Topeka is overpopulated with dogs, cats  Butler County Times Gazette

Topeka is overpopulated with dogs, catsTopeka citizens need to address the serious problem of overpopulation of dogs and cats. The answer is simple, have ...



Collegiate girls fall in heartbreaker, 50-49  CatchItKansas

The Collegiate girls fall against Independence in the T-Bird Classic at Circle High School.



Seth Walker Band to perform concert at Chuck's Bar  Butler County Times Gazette

Nashville-based blues and Americana singer, songwriter and guitarist Seth Walker and his band will be in concert, sponsored by Acoustic Sounds.• WHEN: 5 to ...



Circle school district fourth nine weeks honor rolls  Butler County Times Gazette

Circle Benton Elementary All A's 4th Grade: Hailey Coble, Lily Hamel, Jaymee Larson, Aspyn Nevin, Paige Sanders, Natalie Smithson, John Swift 5th Grade: ...



Letter to the editor: Not a fan of Biden's strategy  Butler County Times Gazette

Not a fan of Biden's strategyDemocratic front runner Joe Biden seems to be following the Clinton strategy of limiting public contact. Let controlled exposure ...



Circle High School hires new football coach - Sports  Butler County Times Gazette

Logan Clothier was officially hired to be the next head coach for the Circle High School Thunderbirds football team next school year. The decision was approved ...



Circle MS and Circle HS honor rolls - News  Butler County Times Gazette

1st Semester: Gold Honor Roll 7th Grade: Drew Allen, Maddux Barrier, Samuel Bowen, McKenzie Bowman, Peyton Brown, Cooper Chadwell, Riley Chenoweth, ...



Wellington man talks about serving in World War II  Butler County Times Gazette

Today, at age 99, J.D. Feaster still goes with his wife, Maurene, to Thursday morning coffees sponsored by the Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce and even ...



War begets war . . . and nothing else - News  Butler County Times Gazette

Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran . . .Thanks, John McCain! Let's mix a little humor in with war. It's so much easier to take when we do. By the way, have you ...



Circle High School celebrates 2016 graduates  Butler County Times Gazette

Friends and family members gathered at Circle High School to celebrate the 2016 graduates on Sunday afternoon.



Jordan Phillips honored at Circle game  CatchItKansas

Former Circle Thunderbird Jordan Phillips is back in Towanda for the offseason. Tonight, Circle High School honored Phillips with his white number 80 high ...



Circle student creates winning design for logo contest  Butler County Times Gazette

K-254 Corridor Development Association selects logo designed by Circle student.



KSHSAA releases updated classifications; Andover Central jumps to 5A  Butler County Times Gazette

The Kansas State High School Activities Association has released the updated classifications for 2018-19. These classifications include all sports except football ...



Vikings nab first win at T-Bird Classic over Wichita-Collegiate  Parsons Sun

TOWANDA — A second-half surged fueled by a fourth quarter press helped the Parsons Vikings earn their first win of the season on Monday night as they ...



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 ...



Former Towanda city clerk pleads guilty to theft  Butler County Times Gazette

Rick Voisin, the former Towanda Municipal Court and utility clerk accused of stealing more than $186,000 from the city, pleaded guilty to two charges Friday ...



Flooding starting in Butler County  Butler County Times Gazette

The National Weather *Service* has issued a flood warning for the Walnut River West Branch in El Dorado — but the problems in the area hardly stop there.



5 things to do this week - News  Butler County Times Gazette

Head to the lake The 2019 Kansas Veterans and Family Reunion will be June 21 through 23 at Veteran's Point of El Dorado Lake, and will include a car show, ...



El Dorado runs wild in 34-14 homecoming win over Circle  Butler County Times Gazette

The best ability is availability. The Wildcats know this all too well, as they have suffered through injuries of several key players this season. With the return of ...



Miltonvale under Boil Water Advisory - News  Butler County Times Gazette

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Miltonvale, which is located in Cloud ...



El Dorado softball swept by Rose Hill  Butler County Times Gazette

The El Dorado softball team was swept by Rose Hill by scores of 14-1 and 10-9 on the road on Monday to start the 2019 season. The Wildcats committed eight ...



Northeast Kansas high school track and field capsules  Butler County Times Gazette

BurlingameCoach: Jeff SlaterTop returners: Boys – Trevin Lewis, sr.; Seth Greenwood, sr. Girls – Emmy Punches, so.Outlook: Slater expects breakout years from ...



State education board ignites anti-vaping campaign in Kansas public schools  Butler County Times Gazette

The Kansas State Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to launch an anti-vaping campaign through the public schools in response to a level of ...



Mountain lion carcass found by hunters in north-central Kansas  Butler County Times Gazette

The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism on Thursday evening reported that game wardens had confirmed a mountain lion sighting in Rooks ...



WATCH: Singing Kansas law enforcement officers take stage with Kelly Clarkson, sing Stand By Me  Butler County Times Gazette

Two Kansas law enforcement officers hit the stage Thursday night to show off their pipes as part of musician Kelly Clarkson's concert at Sprint Center in Kansas ...



State high school track and field honor roll  Butler County Times Gazette

BOYS100 METERSLambert, Smoky Valley;10.53Sellers, Wichita West;10.65Hawkins, Buhler;10.71Johnson, Parsons;10.5Vigil, Hutchinson;10.76200 ...



Large solar power system goes online at Kansas high school  Butler County Times Gazette

WICHITA — A Wichita-area high school is operating one of the largest privately-owned solar power systems in Kansas and hopes to generate enough energy in ...



BOE approves Lolling as new EHS Principal  Butler County Times Gazette

This week's El Dorado USD 490 Board of Education's meeting included the hiring of a new EHS Principal and Head Football Coach. Bruce Lolling will be the ...



Remington USD 206 to hold bond information meetings - News  Butler County Times Gazette

Voters in the Remington School District (Butler County U.S.D. No. 206) will go to the polls on March 5, 2019 to decide if now is the time to address facility and ...



Kansas A to Z: O is for Oxford Grist Mill  Butler County Times Gazette

OXFORD — The town of Oxford is known for its old mill, which was built in 1874 and is a popular location for photography.The mill's grounds are open to the ...



Remington USD 206 Bond, an affordable investment - News  Butler County Times Gazette

Next week, on Tuesday, March 5th, voters in Butler County, Kansas U.S.D. No. 206 (Remington Schools) will decide if now is the right time to make needed ...



Voisin receives 10 year sentence for misuse of public funds  Butler County Times Gazette

Former utility clerk with the City of Towanda sentenced.



Abilene Cowboys get big win on the road  Abilene Recorder Chronicle

The Abilene Cowboys halted their three-game losing streak with an impressive 22-20 win over state ranked Pittsburg-Colgan Friday night on a neutral site at ...



El Dorado band set for 2019 season - News  Butler County Times Gazette

The 97th season of the El Dorado Band will kick off next week — with practices starting May 23. The first concert for the band is set for May 30. The band has ...



Thunderbird Burgers & Ice Cream spreads its wings in Towanda  Butler County Times Gazette

A burger joint has finally arrived in Towanda. Thunderbird Burgers & Ice Cream opened Thursday, August 24 at 719 E. Main St., Suite A, and it's the only burgers ...



Wes Bell hired as EHS head football coach  Butler County Times Gazette

El Dorado High School announced the hiring of Wes Bell as the head football coach on Tuesday. Bell will bring plenty of coaching experience with him, ...



Rock It  McPherson Sentinel

ROSE HILL— Seven drives and seven touchdowns. All in the first half for the Bullpups as they picked up another road victory against Rose High School on ...



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 ...



Perry Reservoir sitting at 89.2 percent of its flood plain; weather continues to wreak havoc on holiday camping, fishing plans  Butler County Times Gazette

Editor's note: This story was updated at 8:56 a.m. Saturday with new figures] Memorial Day weekend is here, but the typical activities associated with the holiday ...



K-254 crash fatal for three from El Dorado  Butler County Times Gazette

Wednesday afternoon wreck at intersection of K-254/Greenwich Rd, in Sedgwick Co.



Towanda silo once again marks location of town  Butler County Times Gazette

Those driving down Highway 254 west of El Dorado are once again seeing a familiar sight in the landscape. A big “Towanda” is again painted on a silo outside ...



Update on Augusta flooding  Butler County Times Gazette

Rain will continue tonight, but not as heavy. The scattered showers and isolated storms will move east and should be finished early Thursday morning.



Brown v. Board of Education: Topekas other Brown landmark deteriorating  Butler County Times Gazette

A cloud of uncertainty hangs over one spot considered a historic landmark in the Brown v. Board of Education case.The former Sumner Elementary School, 330 ...



Former Maize teacher and former Augusta officer pleads guilty to sex with student  Butler County Times Gazette

Johnny Yelverton, 45, former Maize teacher and DARE officer with the Augusta Department of Safety, pled guilty on Monday to two counts of unlawful sexual ...



Updated:17-year-old Towanda girl dies in crash on K254  Butler County Times Gazette

A 17-year-old girl from Towanda was driving west on K-254, when she turned south at Ohio St., into the path of a pickup truck traveling east on K-254. The truck ...



Laurel Hergert  Butler County Times Gazette

OTIS — Laurel Jacob Hergert, 84, died April 30, 2019, at Locust Grove Village, La Crosse.He was born Dec. 12, 1934, in Great Bend to Jacob and Frieda (Ochs) ...



Parsons tennis takes second at Senior Night tourney  Parsons Sun

The Parsons Vikings boys tennis team saw a three tournament win streak snap on Friday as they took second in their Senior Night home invitational on Friday at ...



Derek Tuttle named second head coach in Andover Central football program history  Butler County Times Gazette

Andover Central has a new head football coach for the first time since the football program began in 2002. Derek Tuttle has been named the head football coach ...



Garden Gate Garden Club selects June 'Yard of the Month'  Butler County Times Gazette

Brent and Starlene Nearhood, winners of the Garden Gate Garden Club Yard of the Month award, are garden enthusiasts, but it goes much deeper than that.



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 ...



New USD 490 superintendent search underway - residents can help  Butler County Times Gazette

Current USD 490 Superintendent Sue Givens announced her intent to retire during the October Board of Education meeting, and the El Dorado district has ...



Boil water advisory issued for Augusta - News  Butler County Times Gazette

The City of Augusta is issuing a Boil Water Order effective immediately due to a power outage that has disabled a control computer for the water distribution ...



Davenport does it all  Butler County Times Gazette

Everything Nick Davenport does, he seemingly does well.A three-sport athlete at Ell-Saline, Davenport had more than a modicum of success at all three.



Orioles hold off Chapman to reach 4A state championship  Butler County Times Gazette

The Augusta boys basketball team will play for a 4A state championship for the first time since 2002, when their head coach, Jake Sims, was a junior at Augusta ...



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, ...



See tracks, think train  Butler County Times Gazette

Editor's Note: This article was written for publication in The Newton Kansan, The McPherson Sentinel and The Butler County Times-Gazette. Nearly half of the ...



Mark D. Arthur, Jr. - Obituaries  Butler County Times Gazette

Mark D. Arthur, Jr. died peacefully, May 2, 2019 at his home in Russell, Kansas. He was born February 7, 1940 in Odessa, Texas, to Mark D. and Ruby ...



Person killed in car-cattle truck collision near Potwin  Butler County Times Gazette

A head-on collision took the life of one person and a dozen cattle were killed just before midnight Monday on K-196 near Potwin. A spokesperson with the Butler ...



Betty M. Carlson  Butler County Times Gazette

EL DORADO — Betty M. Carlson, 90, passed away surrounded by love and family, May 26, 2019, at Homestead of El Dorado. Betty's life began Feb. 10, 1929 in ...



Kansas Shrine Bowl a last hurrah for several West players  Butler County Times Gazette

A majority of Kansas Shrine Bowl participants view the annual all-star game as a link between two chapters of their football careers.It provides one last chance to ...



Citizens Bank of Kansas names new branch officers  Butler County Times Gazette

The Board of Directors of Citizens Bank of Kansas recently named three new officers to serve as Community Bank Presidents. Kelly Wood will serve as ...



Rogene Maclean will be 100  Butler County Times Gazette

Rogene Maclean was born on May 10, 1919, in a house on Stadium Street in Leon. She is the daughter of Charley and Crete Maclean. Her father had built the ...



Two Kansas High Schools Earn National Award For Character Education  KMUW

A high school in the Maize School District has earned a national award for building character education into its curriculum. Complete High School Maize is.



Augusta boys state-bound after 68-45 win over Abilene  Butler County Times Gazette

The Augusta boys basketball team is headed to the 4A state tournament after knocking off Abilene on the road by a score of 68-45. Both head coaches, Jake ...



Kansas Oil Museum hosting Rockfest 2019 Saturday  Butler County Times Gazette

The Kansas Oil Museum, 383 E. Central, El Dorado, has the perfect solution for entertaining guests this Easter weekend - Rockfest 2019. Free family fun from 10 ...



Augusta’s new extreme playground is the tallest in Kansas  Butler County Times Gazette

Augusta, Kansas, October 2018 – The City of Augusta will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new extreme playground at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at 614 N.



More heavy, flooding rain expected Monday and Tuesday  Butler County Times Gazette

A heavy thunderstorm that hit Kansas on Saturday evening caused the National Weather *Service* in Wichita to issue a flood warning for Saline and McPherson ...



Smithson to Serve as Butler County Extension Agent  Butler County Times Gazette

McKenzie Smithson joined the staff of K-State Research and Extension – Butler County as a 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent, effective June 2. Butler ...



McPherson punishes Cowboys 62-6 | Sports  Abilene Recorder Chronicle

McPHERSON – The Abilene Cowboys may have faced the toughest team on their 2018 schedule as they faced the McPherson Bullpups Friday night in ...



Maizes Caleb Grill, Washburn Rurals Carly Bachelor win top awards at Best of Kansas Preps banquet  Butler County Times Gazette

Multi-sports standouts Caleb Grill, of Maize, and Carly Bachelor, of Washburn Rural, garnered top honors Thursday night at the second annual Best of Kansas ...



College, city at odds over street project - News  Butler County Times Gazette

ANDOVER - The Butler Community College Board of Trustees is asking a district court judge to intercede in an ongoing issue between college officials and the ...



Rural soccer reaches 6A state title match, eyes opportunity to avenge 2018 setback  Butler County Times Gazette

WICHITA — Washburn Rural's girls soccer team has an opportunity to make history on Sunday. The Junior Blues also have an opportunity to make sure history ...



Kansas finds long-range threat  Butler County Times Gazette

LAWRENCE — Kansas basketball may have found its long-range threat.Iowa graduate transfer Isaiah Moss, a 6-foot-5, 208-pound guard out of Chicago, ...



New pain management physician brings Mayo Clinic experience to SBAMH  Butler County Times Gazette

EL DORADO – After eight years of training, teaching medical students and serving patients at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, Dr. Rebecca Sanders launched ...



Kansas A to Z: D is for Dalton Gang Hideout museum  Butler County Times Gazette

MEADE — Located at 502 S. Pearlette St. in Meade is the Dalton Gang Hideout. It includes the former house of J.N. Whipple, who built the house in 1887 and ...



Augusta man killed in Valley Center accident  Butler County Times Gazette

Steve Gray, 62, of Augusta, was identified on Friday as the man killed in an industrial accident in Valley Center. Gray was at Conner Industries, 202 S. Cedar ...



Benton Day this Saturday promises fun  Butler County Times Gazette

The Benton Lions Club will host Benton Day on Saturday, April 28, with a day filled with activities for the entire family. The day kicks off with breakfast hosted by ...



Butler County girls compete at Miss Kansas - News  Butler County Times Gazette

The Miss Kansas Scholarship Competition is being held in Pratt, Kansas, this week. Three local girls are participating in it and vying for the job of a lifetime - Miss ...



Kemboi wins league title; Wildcats finish second  Butler County Times Gazette

Team Results: Boys: Buhler 44, El Dorado 58, Circle 66, Augusta 94, Winfield 121, McPherson 132 Girls: Buhler 24, Circle 66, McPherson 67, Augusta 77 There ...



Team of the Week  Butler County Times Gazette

There's no summer off for the McPherson High School volleyball team as the Bullpups completed their training camp on Tuesday, and the varsity team put on a ...



Kansas A to Z: K is for Miss Kansas Pageant  Butler County Times Gazette

PRATT — The city of Pratt has hosted the Miss Kansas competition since 1955, and every June, community leaders and volunteers roll out the red carpet of ...



Andover’s Blues and Brews Festival line up released  Butler County Times Gazette

Andover – The Andover Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is excited to announce the artists who will be performing at the Blues and Brews Festival on ...



Kansas Supreme Court affirms constitutionality of revised K-12 funding law  Butler County Times Gazette

A unanimous Kansas Supreme Court ruled Friday a $90 million appropriation to the public school system complied with a clause in the Kansas Constitution ...



Butler County Spelling Bee held  Butler County Times Gazette

Jeremiah Rather wins with the correct spelling of “poinsettia.”



Topeka school districts provide free summer meals - News  Butler County Times Gazette

With school out for the summer, there are a number of Topeka children who will miss the the daily school breakfasts and lunches they need.This is why the ...



Court reporter in Dana Chandler trial faces discipline for Facebook comments  Butler County Times Gazette

A disciplinary board ruling says the judicial court reporter for the murder trial of Dana Chandler deserves public reprimand for offering her opinion on the case in ...



Pamela J. Rosenberry  Butler County Times Gazette

Pamela Jean Rosenberry, 70, investment advisor, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019. No visitation. Graveside *service* 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019, ...



Gov. Laura Kelly nominates southeast Kansas trial judge for Court of Appeals  Butler County Times Gazette

Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday nominated a southeast Kansas district court judge who served as a state legislator to fill a vacancy on the Kansas Court of Appeals.



Kansas A to Z: 'U' is for Kansas Underground Salt Museum  Butler County Times Gazette

STRATACA — Kansas Underground Salt Museum showcases the geology, history of mining and today's uses for the underground space.Visitors to Strataca will ...



Decomposed body found at El Dorado Lake - News  Butler County Times Gazette

An investigation by the Butler County Sheriff's Office is underway following the discovery of a body around 5:30 p.m. Saturday evening near the Boulder Bluff ...



Gas prices continue to rise in Kansas - News  Butler County Times Gazette

Only a few weeks ago, gas prices were dropping several cents a week in Kansas, bottoming out in Topeka around $1.80 a gallon.Now, the prices are on a ...



Kansas falls to 15th in annual Kids Count report on health, education, economics, family  Butler County Times Gazette

Kansas slipped two places to 15th overall in an annual nationwide report on child well-being that identifies concerning health factors in the state.The Kids Count ...



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