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Updated Oct 20, 2014 at 12:41 PM

This is the story of a storyteller. This is a story no one wants to write. Nikki Patrick, Morning Sun reporter since 1967, passed away at 1:57 a.m. on Monday morning. Nikki wrote a personality feature called "Patrick’s People" every day since 2006, but that feature was a continuation of her longstanding work. "She loved her job. She never wanted to retire. She got her wish. The last major thing she did was write the Patrick’s People in...

Posted Oct 19, 2014 at 1:00 PM

During the month of September, 1,292 meals were delivered to the elderly and disabled in PIttsburg, Opolis and Chicopee. Via Christi Hospital Nutritional Services prepares the meals. Special diets are available on request. The...

Posted Oct 19, 2014 at 12:45 PM

Samantha Kirby, Hepler City Library, and Brenda Banks, Arma City Library, attended a Southeast Kansas Library System  titled "Cooking the Books" Oct. 7 at the Girard Public Library.Laura DeBaun, association...

Posted Oct 19, 2014 at 9:30 AM

When Louann Colyer became involved with the Everybody Plays Playground project, her daughter was one of the of the children in the focus group to determine what would be important as the community built a fully accessible playground.

Posted Oct 19, 2014 at 7:30 AM

A short train ride from the Carona Depot deep into the heart of the Southeast Kansas countryside also provided a trip into area history.

Posted Oct 19, 2014 at 7:00 AM

No one lives in Cato today, but the souls of many will always feel home in the town’s church.The Cato Christian Church, undergoing a facelift in celebration of the 100th year since its founding, serves as the front door of the...

Posted Oct 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM

GIRARD -- It's not cheap running a public transportation program.That's why Southeast Kansas Community Action Program leaders are seeking help from local municipalities to provide matching funds for local buses. Steve Lohr, SEK-CAP...

Posted Oct 18, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Area history came to life Friday for nearly 600 area children as they walked through the town of Cato and got a sense of life as it once was.

Posted Oct 18, 2014 at 8:00 AM

International news was made this week about the Roman Catholic Church’s views on the social lifestyle of its flock, but the local impact is not yet clear.On Monday, Pope Francis attended a reading of a draft document by the External...

Posted Oct 18, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Deer mating season, known as the rut, is upon us, and Sheriff Dan Peak expects first responders will be busy with the consequences.Crawford County, with 177 deer-related accidents in 2013, and Cherokee County, with 170, are in the top-10...

Updated Oct 17, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Project Warmth hit on an irresistible combination with its annual opportunity to enjoy chili and homemade pie while supporting a good cause.The annual meal raises funds that will be used throughout the coming months to help low-income...

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