The Kansan - Newton, KS
Posted at 2:00 AM

With call volumes increasing for both the Harvey County Sheriff's Office and the Newton Police Department, 2014 was a busy year for local law enforcement.Although numbers for both departments still are being finalized, they reported increased call volumes in 2014."Our calls are way up compared to last year," said Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton. "... We were a lot busier in 2014 than we were in 2013."By the end of November 2014, the Sheriff's Office had already beaten...

Posted at 1:01 AM

With no major tornados, floods or other natural disasters, 2014 was a quiet year overall in terms of weather."In a lot of ways, it was a pretty calm year," said Lon Buller, director of Harvey County Emergency...

Updated at 12:08 AM

The Newton High School girls' basketball team played a strong stretch early in the second quarter and another in the last 90 seconds, but too many mistakes the rest of the game allowed Derby to claim a 47-46 Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League...

Updated at 12:07 AM

The Newton High School boys' basketball team was taken out of the game early against Derby, falling 59-36 Friday in AV-CTL I play at Ravenscroft Gym.Newton was outscored 33-6 from 3-point range."Derby is very good," Newton coach Don...

Updated at 12:07 AM

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Even with a 31-6 halftime lead, UCLA coach Jim Mora knew the Bruins had a lot of work to do to finish off Kansas State in the Alamo Bowl.

Updated at 12:07 AM

Freshman girlsDerby 58, Newton 30The Newton High School freshman girls' basketball team fell behind 15-3 in the first quarter, falling to Derby 58-30 Friday at Ravenscroft Gym.Newton trailed...

Posted at 11:00 PM

I will fondly remember the people

Updated at 10:26 PM

Conquer your resolutions with this seven step plan.

Updated at 10:08 PM

Donna Douglas, who starred in 

Updated at 10:07 PM

Madonna started off 2014 by 

Posted at 10:05 PM

What do you do if your whole life was driving toward one thing and that thing was now over?

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