LOUISBURG — Mary Jo Weers was just 13 years old in 1968 when she put her brother’s black leather hat in Louisburg’s centennial time capsule. As the vault was opened Aug. 27 for a sneak peek, Weers saw the hat sitting right there on top.

LOUISBURG — It was backpacks in paradise Thursday at Louisburg’s Broadmoor Elementary School.

LOUISBURG — A total of 28 new residential units are planned for construction in Louisburg in the Starbrooke Villas subdivision. The final plat of Phase 3 of the subdivision was approved by the Louisburg City Council at its Aug. 6 meeting.

After hearing Bucyrus residents raise concerns about large explosions caused by Tannerite, Miami County commissioners are taking action to try and find ways to regulate the binary explosive.

LOUISBURG — For years, Louisburg residents have enjoyed numerous Labor Day festivities in their town, but this year is a special one as the city of Louisburg is also celebrating its sesquicentennial.

LOUISBURG — At the end of July, Bessie Stevens faced a dilemma. She had to travel with her husband, Gene, to her granddaughter’s wedding in Oklahoma. She didn’t need someone to watch a dog or a cat for three days; she needed someone to watch dozens of monarch butterfly eggs and caterpillars.

LOUISBURG — The man accused of entering two Louisburg homes in the early morning hours of Aug. 9 and reportedly assaulting a woman in one appeared in Miami County District Court on Thursday.

LOUISBURG — It was 5 p.m. Sept. 2, 1968, the last time the items in the Louisburg centennial time capsule were seen. Now, 50 years later, it is time for those items to be revealed as part of Louisburg’s celebration of its sesquicentennial.

Miami County election officials gathered Tuesday morning, just like others are doing across the state of Kansas, to conduct the canvass of votes and review provisional ballots from the Aug. 7 primary election. The ballots could help determine the winner in the still too-close-to-call race to…

LOUISBURG — Students entering Louisburg Middle School and Louisburg High School as sixth- and ninth-graders this year are back in school today for a full-day orientation, getting to know their new teachers and classes.