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River Flood Warning from 1:42PM CDT MON until 8:22PM CDT TUE

This bulletin remains in effect until 8:22 pm Tuesday for Labette County, KS

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River Flood Warning from 3:40AM CDT MON until 1:30AM CDT TUE

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News

Woman faces charges in 2 burglary cases

A Parsons woman made first appearances recently on two burglary cases. Read more

Highway work to start on Monday

The Kansas Department of Transportation expects to begin a mill and overlay project on K-171 on Monday and milling work at 12 other locatio… Read more

Author gets first book published

Tucked away in a file for 10 years were Janea  Speer’s dabblings into writing short stories and poems she would complete in her spare time … Read more

Business

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

Parsons Presbyterian Manor earns zero-deficiency rating

Parsons Presbyterian Manor earned a zero-deficiency survey from the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services following its annua… Read more

Sports

Labette County comes back to get past Golden Tornado

COFFEYVILLE — Labette County was down six points in the fourth quarter then scored two unanswered touchdowns to earn a 27-19 win at Field K… Read more

Cherryavle wins second straight over Erie, Lantz finds pay dirt three times

ERIE — With both the Cherryvale Chargers and Erie Red Devils coming off their first wins of the season in Week 2, Friday night’s matchup pr… Read more

St. Paul wallops West Elk, Albertini accounts for 7 TDs

ST. PAUL — A study of St. Paul’s schedule showed that Friday night’s home opener against West Elk was likely the toughest game through the … Read more

Opinion

Do unto others

To The Sun: Read more

Is religion on the syllabus this year?

When children return to school over the next few weeks, should they find religion on the syllabus? It may surprise some, but a significant … Read more

Little has changed

To The Sun: Read more

Obituaries

Virginia ‘Joan’ Mathis

OVERLAND PARK — Virginia “Joan” Mathis, 89, of Overland Park died Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Read more

Patricia A. ‘Patty’ Thompson

Patricia A. “Patty” (Ashby) Thompson, 72, of rural Oswego died at 10:05 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at her home. Read more

Connor Jon Russell

Connor Jon Russell, 72, of Parsons died at 9:54 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Labette Health.   Read more

Community

Our Past: Sept. 21-22

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

Our Past: Sept. 20

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

Our Past: Sept. 13

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

Upcoming Events

Parsons Farmers Market

The Parsons Farmers Market will open for the season this coming Tuesday, April 30. We will be open … Read more

2019 Kansas Senior Games

The 2019 Kansas Senior Games will take place September 13-22nd in Topeka. The Kansas Senior Games a… Read more

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Weather Today

Showers and thunderstorms early. Lows overnight in the upper 50s.

Today

79° 59°

Showers and thunderstorms early. Lows overnight in the upper 50s.

Humidity:97%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:N at 8 mph
Chance of Rain:90%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:08:32 AM
Sunset:07:17:57 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Showers and thunderstorms early. Lows overnight in the upper 50s.Sun
90%79° 59°
Mostly sunny. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.Mon
10%82° 63°
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 70s.Tue
40%80° 70°
Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.Wed
50%83° 63°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 70s.Thu
20%83° 71°
Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Fri
40%82° 69°
Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 70s.Sat
50%82° 72°
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