Eureka

June 17, 2019 - 7:09 pm
An endangered wolf pup born at a preservation center near St. Louis has been named in honor of the St. Louis Blues' Stanley Cup victory. Officials at the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, Missouri, said the nearly 8-week-old American red wolf is rare and worthy of celebration, like the hockey win...
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May 26, 2019 - 10:10 am
UPDATE: 5/27 11:46 a.m. The American Red Cross has opened three shelters to assist those who have been displaced from their homes due to flooding. The shelters are located at: First Baptist Church in Burlington Independence Memorial Hall Neodesha City Civic Center Six additional shelter locations...
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May 25, 2019 - 6:12 pm
Authorities have ordered the evacuation of the tiny southeastern Kansas town of Fall River, as increased water releases from the dam just north of it threatens to swamp the town. Greenwood County authorities called Saturday for the immediate evacuation of the town of about 150 that lies about 75...
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April 16, 2019 - 8:11 pm
Student athletes at Eureka High School are disappointed that their local school bond issue failed last month. The Community Activity Center, which hosts many sporting events, was destroyed after an EF-3 tornado hit the building. The community voted in January and passed a $7.5-million bond issue to...
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March 12, 2019 - 11:36 pm
Due to technical problems, Eureka will have to vote on its school bond issue, again. Voters already approved the $7.5 million bond issue to replace the schools activity center that was destroyed by an E-F 3 tornado last year. It would also increase security, by adding cameras and door controls. The...
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July 06, 2018 - 6:00 pm
A southeast Kansas man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the death of his 6-month-old son. The Kansas Attorney General's office said Thursday that Benny William Clark, 23, of Reece, was sentenced for second-degree murder and child abuse in the death of his son, Cooper. Prosecutors say Clark...
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Dreamstime
June 28, 2018 - 11:32 pm
Downed power lines, blocks of debris and more than 1,000 people without power: the hard work of rebuilding much of Eureka is just beginning. While a lot of work got done by volunteers from all over Kansas on Thursday, Greenwood County Sheriff Heath Samuels says more help will be needed in the...
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Dreamstime
June 28, 2018 - 1:41 pm
The State Emergency Operations Center continues to coordinate recovery operations in Eureka, after the Kansas town was hit by an EF-3 tornado on Tuesday evening. Door-to-door welfare checks are being conducted in the areas still without power. There will be a Town Hall meeting held Friday, June 29...
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March 08, 2018 - 8:15 pm
A Kansas man has pleaded guilty to murder and child abuse in the death of his 6-month-old son. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says Benny Clark, 23, of Reece, pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder and child abuse. Prosecutors say Greenwood County authorities were called to a...
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