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Sunday, June 25, 2017
  • Public reminder on discharge of fireworks in city limits
    As the celebration of our nations' independence begins, the Independence Police and Fire departments want to remind the public of the rules of discharging fireworks in the city limits.
  • Property condemnations update
    During Thursday's Independence city commission meeting city building inspector Don Cushing presented several properties to the commission, both for consideration of condemnation in public hearings and to review previously condemned structures. 
  • Lion King, Jr. has to be 'scene' with the pride
    With a roar Disney's Lion King, Jr. comes to the William Inge Theater this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • Day at the pool for Independence Fire/EMS
    Independence Fire/EMS department practiced water rescue training at the Riverside beach pool Wednesday morning.
  • Wagoner resigns Cherryvale city council
    Randy Wagoner, longtime city of Cherryvale council member, has resigned from the Cherryvale city council effective June 20.
  • Brownback signs school funding bill
    Gov. Sam Brownback signed SB 19, the Kansas Legislature's latest attempt at a constitutionally adequate and equitable school funding system, into law Thursday, saying that while the Legislature "missed an opportunity to substantially improve the K-12 funding system, they did, however, direct more dollars into the classroom" and encourage more "financial stewardship at the local level." 
  • MCAC barbecues up annual meeting, appoints new board president
    The Montgomery County Action Council held their 2017 MCAC annual Meeting and BBQ Thursday evening at MJD Products in Coffeyville. Attendees were treated to a barbecue dinner from Phelps Hog Heaven, and a plant tour and product demonstration by hosts, MJD Products. 
  • In our darkest hour, friends shine bright
    It's in times of tragedy when we feel completely alone that is the time when the embrace of friends who care for us is so important. Such was the case of Jack and Shelly Kebert with the recent sudden passing of their son Kyle.
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  • 4/7/2017
    Independence Bulldog golfers had their first varsity-level event on Thursday, hosting the Independence Invitational at the Independence Country Club.  IHS finished the day even with third-place Ft Scott, but due to a tiebreaker all the way down to the fifth golfer for each team, Indy had to settle for fourth overall.
  • 3/30/2017
    Lady Bulldog basketball players, coaches and parents got together on Wednesday, March 29, to recognize the girls and give thanks to them and their support team.  Task Force chair Sharon Marquez was in charge, as she was throughout the year, of providing food for the girls and their guests.  Pizza and cheesecake were on the menu, and the attendees happily ate and reminisced on the past season. 
  • IDR Extra: Indy's win over Chanute sets up sub-state match-up with No. 9 Labette County
    That is the type of performance Independence Lady Bulldog head coach Dale Reynolds had been looking for all year long.



ICC Loves Indy Continues 5/28/17
Sheriff's Office New Targets 5/27/17
IHS Bulldogs Celebrate 5/16/18
IHS Bulldogs mob the mound after out number three of their 7-4 win against Chanute on Monday in the Championship Game of Regionals #bulldogs #statebound
IHS Lady Bulldogs Celebrate 5/17/18
IHS Lady Bulldogs celebrate their 9-2 final over LCHS in Championship Game of Regionals #ladybulldogs #statebound
Field Training Rope Cross 4/19/17
Slow mo water release from Elk City Lake 4/4/17
Water being released this afternoon from Elk City Lake at 4,076 cubic feet per second in super slow mo. Careful... you might get wet towards the end!
Gum Buster Video 2/1/16
Airosol Company Fire, early morning of 11/22/16 Video courtesy of Ryan Modich. Warning… video includes graphic language.
Reach for the Sky at Outhouse Tours 11/19/16
Freak Out 10/28/16




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