Virgil Schmidt Murder

Preliminary Hearing Set In Two Marion County Murders MARION, KS – Preliminary hearings have been set in two Marion County murder cases, one after a finding last week that the defendant was competent to stand trial. Barbara Moore, 35, Conway Springs, is set for a...

Dennis Armstrong Murder

Probation Denied For Alleged Slayer Abilene, KS – To no one’s surprise, Joseph Brigman’s application for probation on a burglary charge was denied Monday in Dickinson County District Court by Judge William D. Clement. In the time between when Brigman...

Joshua Simmons Lies In Unmarked Grave

LINCOLN – Officials in Washington now are considering what to do about the unmarked grave of a Civil War veteran in Lincoln County, E. J. Klag said.  The head of the Veterans Administration office in Wichita said his file in the case has been forwarded to VA in...

Arthur Sammons Killed By Train

Car Hit By Train, Mail Carrier Killed Burrton, Kansas, December 28 – A 73-year-old substitute mail carrier was killed today when his car slipped off the railroad station platform in Burrton and was struck by a passenger train. He was Arthur James Sammons, a...

James Gray Sentence Postponed

Postpone James Gray Sentence “Kink” in New Kansas Statute Makes Delay Advisable Decision to postpone sentencing of James Gray, colored, and confessed slayer of his son-in-law, Chester Banks, until the February term of district court was announced today by J. Rodney...