Parsons Sun - Headlines


County hears from wind farm opponents

OSWEGO — Labette County commissioners were again approached Monday to consider issuing a moratorium regarding making any decisions on an ag… Read more

Police make arrests after chase

A call about a suspicious vehicle Monday morning in Winway Park led to a chase that resulted in two arrests. Read more

Accident kills motorcyclist

An accident at about 4:51 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of 16th Street and Corning Avenue killed a Columbus motorcyclist. 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



Youth compete in junior golf event at Katy

Forty-one youth participated in the weekly Southeast Kansas junior golf tournament, held Thursday at the Katy Golf Club. Read more


KSHSAA got through the COVID-19 hampered 2020-21, so what now?

Marinating on the two-hour drive from Wichita to Topeka after the state track meet, KSHSAA Executive Director Bill Faflick had an epiphany. Read more


Meet Gennie Vitt, the best powerlifter in Kansas

ST. PAUL — Nestled in the corner of a barn that houses a family’s fleet of tractors and a combine is a makeshift weight room. Lacking any b… Read more


Cress is PALS Person of the Month

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Critical race theory: Manufacturing a crisis and free speech politics 

 From Washington, D.C., to Kansas, culture war issues are topping the conservative agenda. Many conservatives are advocating restricting sp… Read more

Nothing to fear but the truth itself

Who among us, at some point during our adolescence, didn’t approach our parents with something we desperately wanted to do and then, as if … Read more


Clifford L. ‘Cliff’ Bonine

Clifford L. “Cliff” Bonine, 75, of rural Parsons passed away at 9:05 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at his son’s home in rural Galesburg. He … Read more


George H. Atkinson

George H. Atkinson, 101, a former Parsons resident, died on Dec. 22, 2020, in Cedar Park, Texas, where he had lived the past 10 years. Read more

June Rexwinkle

June Rexwinkle, 89, of Parsons, a former Edna resident, died at 4:40 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at Elmhaven nursing home in Parsons. Read more


Our Past: June 15

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

Our Past: June 12-13

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

Our Past: June 10

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


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