OSAWATOMIE — A patriotic-themed parade, from the 100 block of East Main Street to 12th Street, will kick off the four-day Lights on the Lake celebration at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27.

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PAOLA — They may have been walking around an indoor gym instead of an outdoor track, but the participants in this year’s Miami County Relay for Life were still fueled by a desire to put an end to cancer.

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A 52-year-old Wathena man was killed and a 57-year-old Osawatomie woman suffered possible serious injury when the 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle he was driving crashed on John Brown Road about 6:30 p.m. Friday in eastern Franklin County.

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PAOLA — A 28-year-old Kansas City, Mo., man reportedly stole a vehicle in Paola and fled from law enforcement officers during a high-speed pursuit Thursday, May 30.

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OSAWATOMIE – It was a day to renew acquaintances, to laugh and to reflect as hundreds of Osawatomie High School alumni gathered for the 124th annual reunion Saturday, May 25.

OSAWATOMIE — The Osawatomie Trails Task Force expects to begin construction of a Flint Hills Nature Trail extension this summer that would establish the eastern terminus of the 119-mile trail at the west parking lot of the Karl E. Cole Sports Complex.