Sunday Dec 8
Brownback Diverts Federal Welfare (TANF) in an effort to avoid funding schools
Steve Woolf, a school superintendent in Neosho County, said his jaw hit the table when he learned that Gov. Sam Brownback was going to use welfare funds to pay for a reading program directed at grade-school students in southeast Kansas.
The Kansas City Star
Family and towns mourn Parsons mother, three children
Two hearses carrying the bodies of Cami Umbarger and her three young children - Hollie, Jaxon and Averie, are led through the town of Thayer after their funeral on Monday.
Great Bend Tribune
Hausmann's goal lifts 16th-ranked Lady Cougars past ...
Barton Community College's Molly Hausmann's goal at the 9:14 mark in the first half was the difference.
Se Kansas House Rep. Ed Bideau dies at home
House Speaker Ray Merrick's office says southeast Kansas Rep. Ed Bideau has died at his home in Chanute a day after the Legislature ended a two-day special session.