Sedgwick  County,  Kansas

Newspaper Tidbits

 

A Kansas Tragedy ~ August 25, 1879

Female Horse Thief "Tom King" Escapes from Jail ~ December 14, 1883

Law & Order League Wants to Close Saloons ~ December 14, 1883

Was It George Gould? An Interesting Railroad Story from Wichita ~ December 14, 1883

William Bodine Died Suddenly on Rock Island Train ~ December 14, 1883

Miss Sievers' Death ~ July 28, 1885

Highland Cemetery Beautifying the Abode of the Dead ~ August 28, 1885

Mary Keach Suicide ~ June 2, 1887

The Suspicious Circumstances of The Deaths of Frank Tucker's Two Children ~ June 7 and 8, 1887

James Fleshman Drowns ~ June 8, 1887

Earnest Schilling Drowns in The "Old Swimming Hole" ~ August 14, 1887

George Alberts Killed Yesterday By A Falling Derrick ~ September 7, 1887

Porter Bissell Takes His Own Life ~ September 14, 1887

Another Cemetery ~ December 1, 1887

Died From His Injuries (Henry Keister) ~ December 11, 1887

Policeman J. T. Kerwin Instantly Killed ~ March 23, 1888

After the Jointists Again ~ April 20, 1888

Carried Off By An Eagle--The Sad Fate of a Kansas Baby ~ September 24, 1888

Murdered His Wife (Dr. Nathan C. Hall) ~ February 13, 1889

Harry N. Campbell Deserts His Wife in This City ~ February 13, 1889

The Death of Hattie F. Waller ~ May 2, 1889

John Trahubler Found Hanging In A Shed ~ June 19, 1889

Boy Drowned (Harvey DeCastro) ~ September 5, 1889

George Latham Found Dead ~ September 24, 1889

Public Vault at Maple Grove Cemetery ~ October 2, 1889

Another Cancer Cured by Dr. Rochelle ~ November 12, 1889

Otto Burkett's Wife ~ March 10, 1890

Mrs. Augusta Mader Killed by Lightning ~ July 27, 1890

Another Successful Operation by Dr. Rochelle ~ August 5, 1890

A Big Damage Suit Against Dixie Lee ~ August 27, 1890

Mrs. Mary A. Lease; Wichita ~ October 18, 1890

Daniel Bonner Found Dead ~ December 30, 1890

Jake Keller Suicide ~ April 16 & 17, 1891

Mrs. Louisa Mead Falls From The Third Floor ~ August 11, 1891

Dr. H. F. Sewell Death ~ September 20, 1891

A Fatal West Side Accident (John Humble) ~ November 15 & 17, 1891

Henry McCain thinks his Powers Limitless ~ January 14, 1892

Grant Myers Suffered from Grippe? ~ January 14, 1892

A Midnight Accident  (C. C.  Posey) ~ April 19, 1892

Ex Sheriff Hays' 2 Year old Son fatally Burned ~ April 28, 1892

Mrs. George W. Wright Attempts Suicide ~ April 28, 1892

John McFrederick Dies Over the Corpse of His Daughter ~ August 14, 1892

John B. Bunn Kills HImself ~ April 27, 1893

J. D. Carter's Money Struck By Lightning and Burned ~ July 22, 1893

Couldn't Convict Doc Snapp ~ October 26, 1893

Returns From A Sad Journey (E. E. Skaats) ~ March 20, 1894

Off To The Asylum ~ March 21, 1894

Swindled a Woman ~ May 1, 1894

Cut by Glass ~ May 1, 1894

Shot Fired ~ May 1, 1894

Stock Yard Notes Posted ~ May 1, 1894

News Tidbits Posted in Paper ~ May 1, 1894

Music & Drama ~ May 1, 1894

Woman Run Over (Miss Hamilton) ~ May 1, 1894

He Lived Here ~ May 1, 1894

News Tidbits ~ May 1, 1894

Did Not Agree ~ (Death of Frank Pixley) ~ July 13, 1894

A Crowd Chase A Man (Billy Myers) for Obscene Conduct ~ July 13, 1894

Married in the Pen ~ December 9, 1894

Fell to the Pavement - Ed Smith, Lineman Badly Injured ~ February 12, 1895

Wichita & Surrounding Area News ~ February 12, 1895

Lizzie Thomas Jumps From The Lewis Street Bridge ~ July 14, 1895

Kansas Saloon War ~ August 2, 1895

Louis Segerman Committed Suicide ~ August 24, 1895

Mrs. Mary Ellsworth Takes A Novel Method of Committing Suicide ~ November 8, 1895

To Have A Hunt Chase Wolves Near Oatville ~ January 11, 1896

City in Brief ~ January 11, 1896

Ed Armstrong Arrested ~ March 25, 1896

Bishop Andrews in Wichita ~ March 25, 1896

Clara Allen's Probable Accidental Death ~ April 12, 1896

Thinks He Owns the State, J. F. Benson of Sedgwick County, Kansas Demands Immediate Possession ~ May 13, 1896

Henry Bolte Committed Suicide ~ November 19, 1896

Charles Oppenheimer's Infatuation Brought Suicide ~ March 5, 1897

Tried, Convicted & Executed for Slaying Jesse Hibden, who now turns out to be alive and in Prison ~ April 23, 1897

H. H. Holme's Double (Frank G. Pratt) ~ April 23, 1897

Cunningham Depositions ~ May 12, 1897

White Negro Wants the State to Come to His Aid---Bounty for Triplets ~ June 30, 1897

Miss Eva Beam's Trial ~ September 17, 1897

Killed By A Freight Train (Dick Langdon) ~ February 8, 1898

Sarah Baldwin Was Fatally Burned ~ April 10, 1898

John Smith Suicides ~ March 9, 1898

Homer Volk Ground To Death ~ May 22, 1898

Peter Holler From Rome, Italy ~ June 3, 1898

Gus Judy Killed By Train ~ June 5, 1898

Killed By A Horse (Albert Stathem) ~ June 8, 1898

Wichita Overrun by Thieves ~ July 29, 1898

Wichita Banks Consoidates ~ August 30, 1898

Basil Stetler Is Dead ~ September 8, 1898

Wagon Struck By A Train, Three Killed ~ September 15, 1898

W. P. Wear's Sudden Death At Depot ~ October 4, 1898

Diphtheria Scare at Wichita ~ November 4, 1898

Wichita Case Dismissed Against August Schmidt & J. B. Gano ~ November 4, 1898

Edward Bissell Injured Last Week ~ November 4, 1898

She Took Poison--Ends Her Own Life (Lettie Campbell) ~ December 17, 1898

Silver Medal Contest ~ December 20, 1898

Joseph S. Seaman Was Not A Suicide ~ December 28, 1898

Clara Eaton Falls 55 Feet To Her Death ~ December 29, 1898

Addie Walton's Verdict Is Suicide ~ February 2, 1899

Michael Stanton Meets With A Horrible Death ~ February 18, 1899

Maple Grove Cemetery Will Build New Vault ~ February 19, 1899

Ralph Piper Commits Suicide ~ March 3, 1899

John Waltz Returns His Marriage License Unused ~ March 22, 1899

Charles Keys Instantly Killed at Packing House ~ March 31, 1899

Sylvia Rogers Victim of the Deadly Dose ~ May 9, 1899

Two Men (William O'Connor and William Winegarner) Struck and Killed by Santa Fe Freight ~ May 18, 1899

Chas. (Richard) Cook Drowned In a Pond at Maple Grove Cemetery ~ July 8, 1899

Bessie Bayne Victim of Gas Explosion ~ July 21, 1899

Mrs. Scantling & Frank Burnell Eloped & Arrested at Mt. Hope ~ August 1, 1899

Warren Gladwell Fell From A Window ~ August 3, 1899

Judy L. Boyer Dies in Railroad Accident ~ August 3, 1899

Body of John Stead Discovered In An Out House ~ September 6, 1899

H. P. Reed Commits Suicide In His Cell ~ September 9, 1899

Miss Ella Chester Talked to Death ~ September 14, 1899

Arthur Hanes Shot and Killed at Mulvane ~ November 29, 1899

Harry Kistler Accidentally Shot Near Cheney ~ December 1, 1899

J. R. Moore Killed By Fall From Tree ~ December 28, 1899

George Newell Killed by Discharge of Rifle ~ January 2, 1900

Carey Hotel Sold ~ January 4, 1900

John Bayman Is Dead ~ January 20, 1900

Herbert McDowell Kicked and Killed By Horse ~ May 4, 1900

How Walter Weaver Met Death ~ May 21, 1900

New Bridge in Use ~ June 2, 1900

William Likely Dies By Fall From Horse ~ July 21, 1900

Strange Man's End (Herbert Stimpson) ~ July 26, 1900

An Oklahoma Suspect Arrested ~ October 9, 1900

Maud Couchman Ends Her Life ~ December 8, 1900

Edward Gillespie Now On Road To Asylum ~ December 13, 1900

Great Friend to Wichita - Mr. Davis Secured the University for Friends ~ January 16, 1901

Calvin Black Dies From Fatal Accident At Hotel ~ January 28, 1901

Jerry Simpson Paid $2,400 for a Home ~ February 22, 1901

Albert Arnett Killed By Accident From Riding Freight Train Free ~ April 2, 1901

Woodmen of the World Will Dedicate Monument ~ June 9, 1901

Ledford of Kansas & his Daring Deeds of Lawlessness in Early Days ~ June 25, 1901

Tornado Unbottles Rain, Sedgwick County, Kansas, Gets A Heavy Downpour ~ July 27, 1901

Nellie Cornelison Cut Her Sister's Throat (Laura Cornelison) ~ January 15, 1902

Death From His Own Hand (George Sutton) ~ February 8, 1902

Mrs. Annie Koehler Arrested For Insanity ~ February 18, 1902

Effie Irvin Dies From Exposure ~ March 1, 1902

Knight Joles Blows His Head Off With Dynamite ~ March 9, 1902

Lillie Kohler Burned to Death by Explosion ~ March 14, 1902

L. J. Norris Takes His Own Life ~ March 29, 1902

Kansas Desperadoes Captured ~ April 27, 1902

Artist Perished In Hills ~ May 13, 1902

Where Is Charles Davis ~ May 25, 1902

John Crabb Died In Freight Car ~ May 27, 1902

Little Child Was Drowned ~ June 19, 1902

Hand Organ Man Suicides (John Robbins) ~ June 28, 1902

One of the Earliest Pioneers of Wichita Dies (Robert S. Cook) ~ July 29, 1902

Frank Walker Commited Suicide Yesterday ~ August 6, 1902

Otis Gregory Died From Gunshot Wound ~ November 15, 1902

Found Baby In River ~ February 10, 1903

32 High-Grade Horses Burned in Barn Fire ~ February 19, 1903

Professor Paul Roulet Dies Rather Unexpectedly ~ February 21, 1903

George Nelson Killed In Elevator Shaft at Dry Goods Warehouse ~ April 4, 1903

The Same Store Burns ~ May 30, 1903

County and City Erecting a $3,000 Monument For Old Soldiers ~ July 9, 1903

Unknown Man Died Here Last Evening ~ August 27, 1903

Mother and Child (Mrs. Phoebe Farrow & Child) Crushed To Death ~ September 10, 1903

Nellie Fletcher Attempted Suicide ~ November 7, 1903

Charles Garrison Crushed to Death ~ November 19, 1903

Members of Highland Cemetery Assoc. Will Raise a "Care Fund" ~ December 16, 1903

City Briefs ~ January 5, 1904

J. A. Ash Proposes to Bury Dog in Maple Grove Cemetery ~ January 24, 1904

Failure of One Baptist Church ~ January 31, 1904

Fourteen Year Old Lad (Herbert Ahren) Loses A Foot ~ March 27, 1904

Betty Burr Burned to Death By Skyrocket ~ July 7, 1904

John Ogden Kills Himself With Shotgun ~ October 28, 1904

Seven Drown in Kansas ~ August 5, 1905

Motorman Was Badly Frightened ~ May 2, 1906

John Reed Fell To His Death From Water Tank ~ May 2, 1906

A Kansas City Negro Shot in Wichita ~ July 2, 1906

Wichita Automobile Company Articles (Schollenberger's) ~ July 11, 1906

Balloonist, Mable Napier, Lost Her Life For Mother's Sake ~ August 29, 1906

Nellie Karrick Dies From Burns ~ September 25, 1906

Frank Richardson Fatally Injured at Silx Brick Company ~ December 5, 1906

Stephen Steepleton Killed at Missouri Pacific Railway ~ January 5, 1907

Wichita Negro Preacher Shoot Former Wife (Vera Burkridge) Then Shoots Self ~ May 6, 1907

Wichita Pioneer Is Found Dead (J. C. Kirk) ~ July 30, 1907

History of Highland Maple Grove Cemeteries ~ July 31, 1907

Famous Repairer of Violins Dead (Frank Wilson) ~ March 31, 1908

Bowles Unsel Lost $300 Diamond Near The Coal Chute ~ April 16, 1908

Found Body of Week-Old Child ~ April 22, 1908

Two Are Poisoned From Eating Ice Cream That Was Impure ~ April 27, 1908

Henry Smith, Founder of Highland Cemetery, Dead ~ May 25, 1908

Man Found Dead Yesterday Is Not Identified ~ May 28, 1908

Four Drowned in Kansas ~ June 2, 1908

Nameless Man Died At The Hospital Today ~ June 4, 1908

Vernon Neild Drowned In Big Arkansas ~ July 6, 1908

New Trinity Church Purchased New Pipe Organ ~ July 28, 1908

Blatt Dawson Crushed Under A Ton of Paper ~ August 18, 1908

8 Men Sell Shoes ~ August 18, 1908

Youth Joseph Wallace Drank Acid ~ August 20, 1908

Jacob Dillon Fell From Chair at Empire Pool Hall and Died 25 Minutes Later ~ October 24, 1908

Ora E. Varner Dies From Fall From Dome of St. Stephen's Church ~ November 13, 1908

Negress (Nannie A. Jones) Who Held Pass Refused Admittance ~ February 20, 1909

Dr. P. D. St. John Took Poison By Mistake ~ May 24, 1909

County Poor Farm Inmate John McQueen Attemts Suicide ~ August 7, 1909

From Farm to Factory - The Development of West Wichita ~ September 16, 1909

City Hall Reform In Full Swing (Hidden Room) Articles ~ September 13, 1910

Officers Raid A Hidden Room In Hotel Eaton ~ September 15, 1910

Earl Gilbert Killed ~ January 26, 1911

One Dead and Five Burned in Hotel Fire (Frank Riley) ~ July 18, 1911

Bessie Seder Crushed By Elevator ~ September 8, 1911

Fitting Tribute Paid to Victim of Smythe Fire (Fireman William McFall) ~ September 30, 1911

Lineman Emil Utz Electrocuted After Rescuing Pal ~ October 3, 1911

Three Boys Drowned When Boat Capsized (Wilson Dorr, Donald Guy Brewer) ~ November 15, 1911

Lewis Neely Shot By Playmate ~ June 11, 1912

Wichita Chosen As New Location for Store By Woolworth Company  (additional items) ~ July 12, 1912

Frantic Mother Sees Three Children Burn (Lola, Rose & Rose Greenwell) ~ February 25, 1913

Nude Body of Missing Man Found Dead (Sherman Murphy) ~ March 9, 1913

Augusta Frederick Took Poison As Husband Left ~ May 30, 1913

A Mausoleum In Highland Cemetery ~ June 12, 1913

Chauncey Clark Gets Fatal Fall Trying to Check Mule Team ~ June 27, 1913

Wayne O'Neail Drowns in Little River ~ June 27, 1913

Morgan Cox, Veteran Mason, Is Dead ~ June 27, 1913

Lock Jaw Kills Jean Higgins ~ June 27, 1913

City's Population Was Only 4,200 When First Directory Was Printed ~ October 15, 1913

First Oil Derrick in Wichita Field Going Up ~ March 28, 1914

Put Bell On Church ~ March 28, 1914

William Riggins Takes His Own Life At Kansas Sanitarium ~ June 1, 1914

Emmet Tandy Dies On Wire ~ June 19, 1914

Little Fruit in Sedgwick ~ July 16, 1914

Orient School Closed and Moves 10 Pupils to McCormick School ~ September 23, 1914

Kansas Woman who Worked Hard on Farm with Husband Inherits $250,000 Fortune ~ May 28, 1915

Disorderly Girls Pay By The Month Under New System ~ June 7, 1915

A Valley Center Family Lost (William Bastow) ~ June 17, 1915

Edith Hibarger Sinks to Her Death at Beach ~ July 9, 1915

Pauline Fauwbush's Head Crushed At Play ~ December 30, 1915

Lee Niswonger's Head Is Cut Off By Train ~ January 6, 1916

Mysterious Fall Kills John Frank French ~ February 4, 1916

Pioneer's Wife Hangs Herself (Nellie McComb) ~ July 12, 1916

County Poor Farm Articles ~ Beginning July 23, 1916

Kansas Masonic Home Fire ~ December 22, 1916

Powder So Costly They Used The Dice ~ December 23, 1916

Actor Goes To Pulpit (Robert Forrester) ~ December 30, 1916

Hurled To His Death (J. W. Garrett) ~ December 31, 1916

T. W. Fuller Died ~ Brought First Soda Fountain to Wichita ~ January 2, 1917

Hundreds Eat Derby Dinner ~ New $14,000 School Dedicated ~ January 2, 1917

Total Eclipse of Mere Man in Kansas ~ May 7, 1917

Tornado Takes Heavy Toll of Life in Kansas; 30 Known Dead ~ May 26, 1917

Chamberlain Referred to Death of Kansas Youth ~ January 26, 1918

Gave His Life (Louis J. Lynch) to Save Boy ~ March 21, 1918

Kansas Girls Work in Fields ~ June 20, 1918

Start Work On College Hill Memorial Lawns Cemetery (and related articles) ~ July 3, 1918

Roy Davis Seal, Killed In Action ~ November 11, 1918

Despondent Man Believed To Be Victim of Acid (George M. Green) ~ December 31, 1918

Richardsons Visit Wichita After Absence of Thirty Years ~ December 3,1 1918

Orin Edwards' Death and Lawsuit ~ February 10, 1919

Garfield Hall Relic of Early Wichita Society ~ February 14, 1919

Sedgwick County Teachers Have To Know Many Things ~ February 14, 1919

Mae Healey-Lyons Prefers Death to Arrest ~ February 19, 1919

Charles Reynolds Killed By Live Electric Wire ~ April 21, 1919

Lightning Kills Fisherman Under Cottonwood Tree (Clyde L. Lamb) ~ June 2, 1919

Short Sentenced For Baby's Death ~ May 15, 1920

Disappears After A Suicide Threat (C. B. Peacock) ~ May 17, 1920

Former Soldier's Body (Robert Elliott) Will Not Be Permitted To Fill Pauper's Grave ~ June 18, 1920

Mueller Will Build Modern Funeral Home ~ July 25, 1920

Gives $30,000 For Home For Wesley Nurses ~ August 4, 1920

W. H. Ballard Fund To Purchase Home ~ August 5, 1920

Residence Purchased For Wesley Hospital Nurses ~ August 7, 1920

Irene Michel Disfigured In Auto Accident ~ August 9, 1920

Cemeteries In $100,000 Suit; Claim Slander ~ September 21, 1920

Modern Methods In Undertaking ~ October 2, 1920

Embalming of Human Bodies Necessary Art ~ October 3, 1920

3 Die As Result of Garfield Hall Fire (George, Elvie and Rex Mitchell) ~ December 26, 1920

Trying to Catch Birds, Boy Falls 14 Feet to Death (Lester Roland Cross) ~ December 27, 1920

Dive Into Canal Leads To Death of A. B. Grinnell ~ December 27, 1920

Takes His Own Life With Carbolic Acid (Walter Coleman) ~ December 28, 1920

Is Killed By Shock (Earl Burns) ~ December 28, 1920

IsStricken At Business House (Arthur Huston) ~ December 28, 1920

D. M. Higginson Dies Suddenly of Pneumonia ~ December 28, 1920

Believe Nichols Shot HImself In Calling For Help (Joseph B. Nichols) ~ January 8, 1921

Historic Garfield Hall, Fire Razed, Is To Be But Memory ~ February 4, 1921

W. A. Garrison Opens Restaurant on West Side ~ September 23, 1921

Surgical Operation Saves Elm at Linwood ~ January 8, 1922

Woman's Death May Give World Cancer Secret ~ April 6, 1922

Wichita Youth (Audrey Strosnyder) Found Dead In Parents' Home ~ April 8, 1922

7-Story Fall Proves Fatal to Jessie Markham at Sweiter Building ~ April 24, 1922

New Wichita Mauoleum Opened ~ July 2, 1922

Three Die When Train Hits Car (Darell, Marie & Aileen McRae) ~ August 3, 1922

Flood Waters Inundate Kansas Towns, Causing Heavy Property Loss - June 10, 1923

Negro Policeman (H. R. Brown) Shot Here Sunday May Not Recover ~ January 5, 1925

Patrolman (H. R. Brown) Dies After Assailant Admits Shooting ~ January 6, 1925

Wichita Has Lost 12 Policemen Through Death Past Four Years ~ January 7, 1925

Kisses Sons Goodby Year Ago, Returns As State Prisoner ~ February 15, 1925

Fred Laubhon Kills Self After Posing For Picture ~ August 6, 1925

Boy Dies Playing Hangman (Newton Schneider) ~ August 6, 1926

Seals His Lips With Poison As Poverty Scores (Frank Baer) ~ August 11, 1926

George Theis, Jr., Is Killed By Airplane Propeller ~ August 13, 1926

Forty Years As Mortuary ~ August 28, 1927

Fire Levels Old Fairmount ~ September 4, 1929

Keeps His Eyes On County Dance Halls ~ September 8, 1929

Penny Rogers May Leave Wichita Early Today in New Mooney Plane ~ August 15, 1930

W. W. "Irish" Gerety Loses Thumb In Fan ~ August 15, 1930

H. D. Weston Charged For Check Forgery ~ August 15, 1930

Colteaux Brothers Reconciled After One Caused Other's Arrest ~ August 15, 1930

Craig Grain Elevator Destroyed ~ August 15, 1930

Death of John H. "Jack" Turner ~ February 28, 1931

Dr. Frank Lowe, Jr., Discusses Death Sentence ~ March 1, 1931

George T. Cutton Leaves Small Estate ~ March 4, 1931

Rescue Buffalo Calf From Irate Parents In Linwood Park Monday ~ June 30, 1931

Coon Bites Woman (Mrs. M. Benoit) ~ July 1, 1931

Wichitan Braves Deadly Sewer Gas To Recover Bodies ~ July 1, 1931

How One Redhead Tangled Up The Whole Police Force ~ September 27, 1931

Sentence Two Men for Saturday Bank Robbery ~ October 15, 1931

Children's Orchestra Here Friday (Kansas Masonic Home) ~ April 13, 1933

Isaac Wesley Gill, Pioneer Mortician, Claimed By Death ~ May 8, 1935

Fred T. Ferrier Robbed ~ August 3, 1935

Jay Stanton Tries to Save Brother, Edward, From Drowning ~ August 11, 1935

New Mortuary (Gordon Funeral Home) Holds "Open House" Sunday ~ June 13, 1936

Gordon Opens New Funeral Home In City ~ June 14, 1936

Burns Cost Life of Wichita Man (Henry Richley) Late Wednesday ~ July 2, 1936

William R. Wilson, Successful Farmer, Is Taken By Death ~ July 5, 1936

Son of Founder of Schulte Is Victim of Blood Poisoning (Joseph Schulte) ~ July 13, 1936

Wichitan Nearly Loses Nose As Catsup Bottle Explodes (James Hanson) ~ July 15, 1936

Dies 24 Hours After Her Brother Passes (Dallie Bunton & Cora Bunton Dilley) July 12, 1936

Wichita Youth of 23 Drowns Sunday In Western Kansas (Harry Schmidt) ~ July 20, 1936

Famous Old Vail Clock Now At Wehling Jewelry Store ~ May 16, 1937

Henry Eccles' Divorce Is Denied ~ September 24, 1937

Miss Letha Howell's Death ~ April 25, 1940

Census-Taker Becker Finds 16-Member Wichita Family ~ April 26, 1940

Dan Hammond Buys Interest In Mortuary ~ October 9, 1940

Jackson Mortuary Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary ~ July 11, 1941

Courthouse Bell Weighing 2 Tons To Salvage Pile ~ October 16, 1942

Four Burned Badly, Another Dies After Fire (Joseph Ward Fisher) ~ April 23, 1944

Falling Roof (Broadview Hotel) Kills Worker (Clyde H. Usrey) ~ July 7, 1950

Old Cowtown Museum Articles ~ Wichita ~ Beginning June 19, 1952

Fire Victim's (Billy Dean Lilly's) Family to Get $500 Present ~ February 13, 1954

William Cromwell Drowns in Big River ~ February 13, 1954

Actor in Wichita Awaiting Beech Plane Delivery (Vince Barnett) ~ March 22, 1954

Robert Loy Weber Guilty of Avoiding Draft ~ September 15, 1954

Derby Residents (Mr. & Mrs. Oran Tankersley) Parents of First Christmas Baby ~ October 26, 1955

Brick Funeral Set For Firday ~ November 24, 1955

B-47 Strato Jet Explodes Over East Wichita ~ March 29, 1956

Teacher Pearl Cross Found Dead In Classroom at East High ~ November 8, 1957

Wichita Store Founder Walter Innes Dies At 84 ~ March 31, 1958

Scouts Save Gary Hampton's Life ~ April 21, 1958

Forrest Don McCuiston Commits Suicide With Bomb At Wichita Municipal Airport ~ October 18, 1958

Dr. J. B. Satterfield Pleads Guilty ~ February 28, 1959

McCausland & Family Returned Home ~ July 30, 1959

Woman Pilot (Mildred Axton) Aids Course In Aviation at High School ~ September 21, 1959

Slot Machine Metal Used for Bronze Plaque at Central Intermediate School ~ May 31, 1961

Postal Station at Cow Town Opens, First Letters Mailed ~ June 2, 1961

Boy, 3, Playing With Old Rifle, Wounds Mother ~ October 30, 1961

Kansas, Wichita Exciting To Local Business Woman (Mrs. Millie Gill) ~ July 23, 1962

Nurse's Death Causes Mystery (Mindi Mari Nossaman) ~ December 9, 1962

Honor Won ~ April 10, 1963

Pilot Wings Won ~ April 10, 1963

Proud Shocker ~ April 10, 1963

The Red House, One-Time Show Place, Will Disappear From Wichita Scnee ~ April 10, 1963

Lower Plane Flights Due for Officials ~ April 18, 1963

Sprinkler Alarm Sends Firemen to Machine Shop ~ April 18, 1963

Six-Year-Old Youngster Anticipates First Christmas Since Loss of Sight ~ December 10, 1963

Barn Warming ~ December 25, 1963

Fire Blamed On Candle Or Cigarette ~ December 25, 1963

Doctor (Gilbert Jordon) Found Shot To Death ~ December 26, 1963

Wichita Youth Loses Life in Joyland Pool (Ervie Finley, Jr.) ~ June 12, 1965

Kids Re-Create Wichita's Father ~ June 13, 1965

Girl Scouts Guide Picnic at Cow Town ~ September 3, 1965

Bank Background Adds Color to Derby's Growth (Bank Robbed) ~ September 29, 1967

Funeral Home Site Adjacent to Cemetery ~ December 24, 1967

School Bids Local Leaders To Negroes' History Week ~ February 13, 1968

4 Wichitans Die in Plane Crash (Mr. and Mrs. Noble & Rev. and Mrs. Landrum) ~ April 21, 1968

School Principal Found Hanging in Wichita Home (Ralph E. Jones) ~ March 15, 1969

Sternberg Mansion (Articles) ~ November 2, 1969

2 Men Awarded Funds for Study ~ September 26, 1971

Texan Killed In Plane Crash Near Mulvane (Paul John Brown) ~ May 27, 1973

2 Tragedies Halt Fly-In (Death of Dr. Herman A. Barnett) ~ May 28, 1973

Wichita - Wellington Run in a Day's Work ~ November 7, 1973

Poisonous Snake Threat Defanged as Controversy Slithering Down ~ November 16, 1973

2 Pizza Giants Merge To Make More Dough ~ September 27, 1974

Darkness, Fights Engulf East High ~ November 1, 1975

30-Foot Tall Singing Christmas Tree Collapses and Kills One ~ December 23, 1975

Kenyon City - Family Makes Home Into City ~ December 23, 1975

Kansas Auto Dealer Drowns in Gulf Surf ~ June 11, 1976

What Kind of Ruts Are We Leaving? ~ July 4, 1976

Tragedy on Roller Coaster (Monty Stovall) ~ May 26, 1977

Desperate Mother Robs Kansas Bank ~ November 20, 1977

Tragey on Road Strikes Home ~ February 16, 1978

Dr. Gene V. Williams Killed in Balloon Accident ~ July 5, 1979

Student From Wichita Crowned Miss Kansas ~ July 12, 1981

Four Held In Stabbing At Joyland ( Michael King) ~ August 24, 1982

Victim Dies of Wounds in Joyland Shooting (Harold Ray Pruitt, Jr.) ~ March 28, 1989

Wichita Couple Get Married In A Cemetery ~ June 29, 1992

Metropolitan Baptist Gets A Fresh Look ~ 16 July 1995

Wichita at 125 Years; Recalling Some of the Happenings ~ 16 July 1995

Newman College to Undergo Name Change ~ February 24, 1998

Joyland Worker Struck, Killed by Roller Coaster (Kevin Briley) ~ August 28, 1998

Casting a Wide Spell ~ August 21, 2000

John Savute, Jr., and Harold Gillette Killed in Plane Crash ~ January 18, 2001

One Man's Hearse Is Another's SUV ~ September 15, 2003

El Dorado Boy - 11- Dies At Scene Of Head-On Crash ~ 16 Sept 2003

First Electric Guitar Got it's Start at Wichita Club ~ October 15, 2007

Remodel Begins at Masonic Home ~ April 8, 2010

Sam Zelman's Clothing Store ~ Building Plan: Live, Work, Eat ~ January 19, 2011

Memorial Dedication for William and Nannie Jones ~ July 20, 2016

J. R. Koontz Flowers To Close Friday ~ January 25, 2017
 

3 Captured After Derby Shoot-Out

 
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