Parsons Sun - Headlines


Walgreens closed for deep cleaning

The local Walgreens, 1528 Main St., was closed for most of a day this week over concern about employees potentially having COVID-19, a comp… Read more

Erie to host 147th reunion

ERIE — The weeklong Old Soldiers and Sailors Reunion in Erie, in its 147th year, gets underway Sunday afternoon and culminates a week from … Read more

Chetopa battles sewer infiltration

CHETOPA — The city of Chetopa will seek funding to try to repair its sanitary sewer lines. Read more


Ray Products wins awards

Ray Products of Parsons earned several awards at the recent AICC The Independent Packaging Association competition. Read more


Helt receives credential

Labette Health announced that Jessica Helt, human resources compensation and benefits manager, passed the certification examination to beco… Read more


Smith, Dean open Precision Auto on South U.S. 59

The opening of a new auto repair shop that specializes in everything from cars and trucks to motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, lawnmowers … Read more



NJCAA proposes moving sports to spring 2021 semester

The NJCAA is recommending that a majority of sports compete in the spring semester for the 2020-21 season, a change in course from the asso… Read more


Coaches, schools prepare to adapt to Gov. Kelly's COVID-19 mask-wearing executive order

As Kansas Governor Laura Kelly’s executive order requiring mask-wearing by Kansans goes into effect on Friday, schools are gearing up to ad… Read more


KSHSAA provides update on fall sports, COVID-19 procedures

The Kansas State Activities Association will release its first set of plans for fall sports and activities on or around July 17, KSHSAA Exe… Read more


Bloodmobile results

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Project wants to put faces to soldiers killed in WWII in The Netherlands

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‘My Fellow Kansans’: Public Radio’s gift to Kansas

In this holiday season, gifts take center stage, for better or worse. We often give and receive gifts that are curious, strange, or useless… Read more



Donald Lynn ‘Don’ Dague

GALESBURG — Donald Lynn “Don” Dague, 69, of Galesburg passed away at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at his home. Read more

Lindel A. ‘Len’ Trokey

Lindel A. “Len” Trokey, 82, of Parsons died at 5:56 a.m. Friday, July 10, 2020, at his home. His wife, Phyllis, survives. Read more


Patricia Ann ‘Patsy’ Ross

CHETOPA — Patricia Ann “Patsy” Ross, 89, of Chetopa passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020, at her home.  Read more


Our Past: July 11-12

These items were taken from the Sun’s editions 20, 30 and 40 years ago. Read more

Our Past: July 7

These items were taken from the Sun’s editions 20, 30 and 40 years ago. Read more

Our Past: July 1

These items were taken from the Sun’s editions 20, 30 and 40 years ago. Read more


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