High winds and powerful storms moved through Crawford County on Monday night, leaving a trail of uprooted and broken trees, downed power lines and damage in its wake.
The EF5 tornado that devastated Moore, Okla., on Monday has caused untold damage and claimed at least 24 lives. If you want to help, check out the information below.
The storm that ripped through Crawford County Monday evening went on to produce two tornadoes, but National Weather Service assessments indicate the damage in the local area was due to straight-line winds.
What’s it like to spend hours and miles in a bus with lots of children?
Not so bad, when they’re the members of His Little Feet, a choir composed of orphaned and rescued children. The group will present a free public program at 7 p.m. today at LifeTrack Christian Church, 1068 N. Highway 69, Frontenac.
The Frontenac Raiders had both of the preseason favorites — baseball, softball — in the Crawford-Neosho-Cherokee League.
Both teams held up their end of the bargain by claiming league titles — back-to-back for both — and the baseball and softball teams returned 17 of a possible 18 starters, led by a strong, veteran senior group on both sides.
Headed into the Class 4A state tournament in Salina, seniors Lindsey Gorham, Jennifer Long, Nayna Fields, Libby Warrick, Sam Bonner and Ashton Alex have played on Raider teams with a combined record of 75-15 (.833 winning percentage) and 48-10 CNC (.828).
Kelsey Trotnic traveled to Australia on a spark plug.
Well, at least money from the sale of lots of spark plugs financed the 2013 Pittsburg State University graduate’s student-teaching experience in the land of kangaroos and koalas.
MOORE, Okla. — Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least seven children, and those numbers were expected to climb.
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