Office of The Western Star newspaper circa 1955, Coldwater, Comanche County, Kansas
Photographs courtesy of Martin Sizemore
The Western Star has been published continuously since 1884. For subscription information, please write or call:
The Western Star
113 S. Central
Coldwater, Kansas 67029
Phone: (620) 582-2101
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The Star Enters 64th Year of Publication. Was in Existence One year Before County Was Organized. -- The Western Star, August 1, 1947.
On July 7, 2007, there are 757 pages on this web site which reproduce articles or obituaries from The Western Star. See the current search results.
Archives of The Western Star are available on microfilm via interlibrary loan through the Kansas State Historical Society.
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Exterior of The Western Star newspaper building, Coldwater, Comanche County, Kansas, circa 1955.
Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore.
Leona (Liggett) Butcher, Obituary, The Western Star, December 30, 1976. She was the wife of Ward Butcher, who was editor and publisher of The Western Star for many years.
H.V. Butcher, "Some Pioneer Experiences Recalled", The Western Star, December 18, 1925. (These reminiscences are NOT about Comanche County, Kansas.)
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