Scammon Death Investigation – Monday Evening

The Cherokee County Sheriffs’ Office and Kansas Bureau of Investigation continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of 35 year-old Shannon Fonda, of Midland, Texas. Fonda ...

Galena Man Jailed On Burglary Charges

Brandon Murray, 21, of Galena, was arrested by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Deputies on Thursday, December 11, 2014. Sheriff’s Office investigators developed Murray as a suspect in ...

S.A.F.E. (Seatbelts Are For Everyone)

To help remind students to buckle up, we have been drawing for our S.A.F.E. (Seatbelts Are For Everyone) $25.00 VISA Gift Card Winners from those who pledge to always wear their seatbelts. sentineltimes.com ...

Investigation Underway In Early Morning Shooting Death

On August 4th, 2014, at approximately 12:35 a.m., the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office emergency dispatch center received a 911 call reporting “shots fired’ in Hallowell, which ...

Man Found Dead After Being Struck By Train

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatality, which occurred Monday morning on the railroad tracks north of Coal Valley Road and East of Kansas Highway 7 in northern ...