Man pleads to lesser charge
A Parsons man, scheduled to begin a trial Wednesday for possession of methamphetamine, instead pleaded no contest to a reduced charge.
Milton L. McClintick, 45, 1411 Chess, was charged in Labette County District Court with possession of 5.7 grams of meth ice, a level two drug felony. The charge carried a minimum prison sentence of 92 months upon conviction. The drug law in Kansas changed this year to increase felony violations for possession o...
Chiropractor returns to hometown
A Parsons High School graduate has returned home to open a chiropractic clinic.
Jeremy Stover will open Stover Chiropractic at 2328 Main next week. Stover has actually seen a few patients this week but won't officially open until Monday.
Stover graduated in 2000 from PHS and attended the University of Kansas before going to Cleveland Chiropractic College in Overland Park. After graduating, he practiced in Lawrence for two years.
"I guess the i...
Brown seeks city post
A Parsons City Commission candidate on the April 2 ballot is off to a head start for the next election.
Although the city won’t elect commissioners again until April 2015, William Joseph Brown filed as a candidate in the election on Monday. The terms of Commissioner Bill Hogelin and Mayor Kevin Cruse will expire after the 2015 election.
City Clerk Debbie Lamb said she thought candidates could file for an election as soon as one is over, but sh...
Mural artist lives at Big Hill
By Colleen Surridge
CHERRYVALE — Airbrush mural artist Billy Innes of Altus, Okla., was not sure where an airbrush and Airstream would take him in life.
As long as it was off the streets, he did not much care.
"I began as an airbrush mural artist about 30 years ago. It's all I knew how to do. Part of retirement for me is working retirement. I knew I did not want to work at flea markets and carnivals," Innes said. "And...