Sheriff’s Deputies Mason Holmes and Justin Mueller take final notes before completing their investigation of a pickup-semi collision northwest of Lamar last week. The pickup, driven by Cody Strong, was totalled in the accident. (Johnson Publications photo)

The semi tractor was struck on the passenger side just ahead of the fuel tank. (Johnson Publications photo)

Pickup vs. semi not good for pickup

    Failure to yield at a county road intersection northwest of Lamar last Thursday afternoon resulted in the collision of a pickup and semi truck.

Dirk Bauerle poses with his 1974, 966 International tractor he modified for tractor pulling competitions. He will be competing at the Hot Rod Tractor Pull on the final day of the Chase County Fair. (Johnson Publications photo)

New event predicted a fair crowd-pleaser

    On Sunday, Aug. 19, the last day of the Chase County Fair will wrap up a week of events with the Hot Rod Tractor Pull, sponsored by Heartland Pulling Series.


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