Baxter Springs (United States)

Type: City
Name: Baxter Springs (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 37.023701
Longitude: -94.735497
population: 4,193
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Federal charges filed against man accused of murder and attempting to rob a Miami, Okla. bank

:  Francis Dishmon, of Tulsa, is now federally charged with attempted bank robbery, and killing a person while attempting to avoid apprehension.Dishmon is accused of trying to rob the IBC Bank in Miami, Oklahoma in August 2013, then fleeing north out ... [Published FOX 14 TV - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Winfield Gardenaires meet in March

Winfield Gardenaire members were reminded at their March, 13 meeting about the group’s annual plant sale to be held May 3. The sale will continue to offer a large variety of plants and flowers for replanting, new starts of the same and bake goods.Roll ... [Published Winfield Courier - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Frontenac seniors continue their careers

FRONTENAC — It seems only fitting the three Frontenac senior basketball players would have their signing ceremony on the same Thursday afternoon in the commons area just outside their home court. Bailey Flora, Ryleigh McCartney and Haley Wilson played ... [Published Morning Sun - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Fort Scott sweeps Pittsburg

FORT SCOTT — After scoring four runs in a season-opening loss to Columbus, Pittsburg had scored at least 10 runs four straight games against Columbus, Girard and Chanute, earning a 3-1 record in those games. Thursday night at Ty Cullor Field turned out ... [Published Morning Sun - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Ex-councilman, crossing guard pleads guilty to child molestation

COLUMBUS, Kan. — A former Baxter Springs city councilman and school crossing guard pleaded guilty Tuesday in Cherokee County District Court to six counts of having sexual contact with children.Stanley Pickering, 79, was wearing orange Cherokee County ... [Published Joplin Globe - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

3 To Get Ready

— Three things coming your way in Wednesday’s paper:1. A former Baxter Springs city councilman and school crossing guard is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on charges of having sexual contact with children.2. We’ll have all of the area election results, ... [Published Joplin Globe - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Civil War Site Clean-up

Volunteers gather at Fort Blair in Baxter Springs to help clean. BAXTER SPRINGS, KS --- 20 volunteers helped clean up a Civil War battlefield today in Southeast Kansas.The volunteers picked up garbage and raked and burned leaves at Fort Blair in Baxter ... [Published KODE TV - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

United Way distributes funds

JOPLIN, Mo. — After three months of diligent work by its Allocation Committee, United Way’s Board of Directors has announced the awarding of funding allocations for the next 12 months. The board decision came at the end of a three month process that started ... [Published Morning Sun - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Write-in candidate wins 1st Ward council seat at Baxter Springs

COLUMBUS, Kan. — A write-in candidate by the name of Carl Ikenberry on Tuesday won the 1st Ward seat on the Baxter Springs City Council, according to complete returns posted on the Cherokee County clerk’s office website.Ikenberry’s 67-1 victory apparently ... [Published Joplin Globe - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Man whose name still on ballot remains in jail

COLUMBUS, Kan. — Even with nine seats on city councils listed on Tuesday’s election ballots in Cherokee County, only one contested race developed this spring.While that lone contested race did not develop in Baxter Springs, another question did.Stan Pickering, ... [Published Joplin Globe - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Horse Ranch raises money for Baxter Springs Girl shot in eye with arrow

"You have a horse that goes fast and it goes around barrels." Jayce says.But over the last 6 months, those dreams were put on hold. Back in September Jayce was accidentally shot in the eye by her neighbor, with a homemade arrow. She's had multiple surgeries ... [Published FOX 14 TV - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Doris C. Martin

BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. Doris Colleen Martin, 74, a retired employee of Sonic, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014.Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Derfelt's Baxter Chapel, Baxter Springs, Kan. Burial will be in Baxter Springs Cemetery. Visitation will ... [Published Joplin Globe - Mar 18 2014]

Quotes

"Well it was a little bit of a shock, we don't get a lot of bank robberies" said Thomas Anderson, Acting Chief of the Miami Police Department
...Weather report — "Sunny and beautiful . . . Just like at the Masters . . . except not with the big names."
"We learn from the past. And it's our obligation really to keep history alive.  Whether it's Civil War or whatever" says Baxter Springs Historical Society curator Phyllis Abbott
..."The garden was designed by Drury University students after the tornado to help bring a sense of calm to the citizens affected by the 2011 tornado. "This garden is really our way of helping provide a space for them to continue healing from that tragedy" sai... More >> Cunningham Park will soon be filled with greenery, along with butterflies thanks to generous volunteers...

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Editorial: Worthy coach [Published Lawrence Journal-World - Apr 15 2014]
Ex-LHS coach Freeman on Kansas Hall of Fame ballot [Published Lawrence Journal-World - Apr 14 2014]
LOCAL ROUNDUP: Poppe records third save [Published Morning Sun - Apr 13 2014]
Richardson signs with Pitt State on day of Gori... [Published Morning Sun - Apr 12 2014]
Federal charges filed against man accused of mu... [Published FOX 14 TV - Apr 11 2014]
Winfield Gardenaires meet in March [Published Winfield Courier - Apr 11 2014]
LOCAL ROUNDUP: Fort Scott sweeps Pittsburg [Published Morning Sun - Apr 11 2014]
Frontenac seniors continue their careers [Published Morning Sun - Apr 11 2014]
SEK man pleads to sodomy charge [Published Parsons Sun - Apr 09 2014]
Regional assignments set in most sports; FSHS t... [Published The Fort Scott Tribune - Apr 09 2014]
LOCAL ROUNDUP: Southeast splits with Columbus [Published Morning Sun - Apr 09 2014]
Ex-councilman, crossing guard pleads guilty to ... [Published Joplin Globe - Apr 09 2014]
Baxter Springs Man Pleads Guilty to Child Sex C... [Published KODE TV - Apr 09 2014]
Former city councilman admits child sex crimes [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Apr 08 2014]
3 To Get Ready [Published Joplin Globe - Apr 08 2014]
Former Baxter Springs City Councilman pleads gu... [Published Joplin Globe - Apr 08 2014]
Southeast Kansas man, 79, pleads guilty to chil... [Published Wichita Eagle - Apr 08 2014]
Voters wrongly removed in Cherokee Cty. [Published Morning Sun - Apr 08 2014]
Former Baxter Springs councilman and school cro... [Published FOX 14 TV - Apr 08 2014]
LOCAL ROUNDUP: Poppe earns save in '14 debut [Published Morning Sun - Apr 06 2014]
Civil War Site Clean-up [Published KODE TV - Apr 06 2014]
Pitt State Alumni Office Holds Fishing Derby [Published KOAM TV - Apr 06 2014]
Judge: Defendant's statements allowed [Published Parsons Sun - Apr 05 2014]
United Way distributes funds [Published Morning Sun - Apr 04 2014]
Southeast Kansas Gaming Bill passes House, now ... [Published FOX 14 TV - Apr 04 2014]
United Way announces 2014 funding allocations [Published Joplin Globe - Apr 03 2014]
Write-in candidate wins 1st Ward council seat a... [Published Joplin Globe - Apr 02 2014]
LOCAL ROUNDUP: Pittsburg run-rules Girard [Published Morning Sun - Apr 02 2014]
Cherokee County election results remain out [Published Joplin Globe - Apr 02 2014]
Man whose name still on ballot remains in jail [Published Joplin Globe - Mar 31 2014]
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