By Lucky Kidd, Ad Astra Radio HUTCHINSON, Kan. –... Read More.
RICE COUNTY, Kan. – On Monday, Nov. 21, Rice County Sheriff's Office received a report of a deceased person located on 31st road and Ave S in Rice County. Rice County Sheriff's Office responded to the location. Upon arrival, a single motorcycle fatality accident was... Read More.
RICE COUNTY, Kan. – More than $22 thousand in grants have been awarded for Rice County projects by the South-Central Community Foundation. Grants awarded include a $5 thousand grant to the city of Sterling for a Fitness Course Playground. Community grants were also given to the... Read More.
The USDA has lowered its 2022 U.S. rice production guess while raising the estimate for upland cotton. As of November 1st, rice is projected at 164.349 million hundredweight, about a million less than October’s report following a downward revision in the yield estimate, now... Read More.
LYONS, Kan. - Brian Inwood and Todd Rowland won seats on the Sterling City Commission Tuesday. Inwood received 260 votes to 237 for Rowland, with Steve Rivas receiving 150 votes and write-ins a total of 178... Read More.
LYONS, Kan. – A Rice County Emergency Communicator was recognized by Rice County Commissioners Monday for her assisting in a baby delivery. On the evening of September 27th, December Mortimer took a 911 call regarding an imminent childbirth the reporting party said was coming “way... Read More.
Harvest continues its steady pace across Arkansas. Rice harvest is 97% complete. Soybeans harvest is 79% complete with 90% of the crop mature. Cotton harvest is 71% complete and rated 74% good to excellent. Peanuts are 91% dug and 48% harvested. Thirty-four percent of the... Read More.
Dry weather has help harvest continue its steady pace in Arkansas. Corn and rice harvest are both nearing completion, with 99% and 95% completed. Soybean harvest is 62% complete with 81% of the crop mature and 91% dropping leaves. Cotton harvest is 50% complete... Read More.
The USDA has made modest adjustments to its 2022 cotton and rice production estimates, with harvest for both crops ongoing. As of October 1st, upland cotton production is projected at 13.344 billion bales, down less than one percent from September on a small cut... Read More.
RICE COUNTY, Kan. – One road opening and one permanent road closure will occur around Monday, Oct. 10, east of Sterling for the Rice County portion of the K-14 realignment project. The section of 17th Road between Avenue U and Avenue V will be open... Read More.
Harvest continues for cotton, rice, soybeans, and corn in Arkansas. Soybean harvest is 20% complete and 55% are dropping leaves, 54% of the crop is rated good to excellent. The rice harvest is 61% complete with 76% rated good to excellent. Cotton harvest is 5%... Read More.
Harvest continues for corn, rice, and soybeans in Arkansas. Soybeans harvest is 44% complete and 95% are dropping leaves, 58% of the crop is rated good to excellent. Rice harvest is 41% complete with 74% rated good to excellent. Cotton harvest is 1% complete... Read More.