Hoisington

August 19, 2019 - 6:43 pm
Authorities say a Kansas driver who was distracted by her cellphone caused a crash that killed a California woman. The Kansas Highway Patrol says Ida John, 78, of Lincoln, California, was killed Friday in the crash on U.S. 281 near the small Kansas town of Hoisington. The patrol says she was a...
Read More
Dreamstime
March 25, 2018 - 1:37 am
A man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter in central Kansas. Barton County authorities say 25-year-old Chaz Stephens was also charged Friday with child abuse, possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. He remains jailed...
Read More
Dreamstime
March 24, 2018 - 1:30 am
The person accused of killing Iviona Lewis had his first court appearance on Friday. 25-year old Chaz Stephens of Hoisington, was arrested and booked earlier this week into Barton County Jail on suspicion of second-degree murder. Stephens is the boyfriend of Iviona's mother according to authorities...
Read More
March 21, 2018 - 10:49 am
The body of a missing toddler has been found in central Kansas and a man has been arrested. The Hoisington Police Department said on its Facebook page Wednesday that 23-month-old Iviona Lewis was found dead in rural Barton County and that a 25-year-old man who knew her was arrested. He has been...
Read More
KWCH news photo
March 20, 2018 - 6:39 pm
The Hoisington Police Department is asking for the public's help in the search for a toddler, reported missing from her home Tuesday afternoon. The Barton County Sheriff's Office says that 3-year old Iviona Lewis was reported missing about 3:49 p.m. Tuesday, but was last seen about 10:50 p.m...
Read More
Dreamstime
June 27, 2017 - 4:13 am
HOISINGTON, Kan. (KNSS) - A Larned woman has succumbed to injuries she sustained in a traffic accident Saturday night. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported that a pickup truck was eastbound on Northwest 190th Road four miles south of the Barton/Russell County line when it ran a stop sign at U.S. 28...
Read More