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PAOLA — A 51-year-old woman walked into the lobby of the Paola Justice Center at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, battered and bruised from an alleged domestic violence incident the night before.

On the third Wednesday of each month, Master Food Volunteers from K-State Research and Extension’s Marais des Cygnes District plan an informative nutrition program called Knowledge at Noon.

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Four Louisburg High School FFA members received scholarships for their performance in the Nursery/Landscape Career Development event.

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PAOLA — New life is being breathed into Paola Youth Sports, and local community leaders are now turning to the city for help in rehabilitating the ballfields at Wallace Park.

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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.

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Two local FFA members received state proficiency awards for having one of the best career development programs in the state at the 91st Kansas FFA Convention May 29-31 on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan.

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PAOLA — Shielded from the sun beneath tents and awnings, float plane owners dotted the shoreline of Lake Miola on June 1 and 2 as they tweaked their remote-control airplanes until they were ready to fly.

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PAOLA — Everyone seemed to have a secret fishing strategy during the Miami County Sheriff’s Office’s 23rd annual Kids and Cops Fishing Tournament on June 1 at Lake Miola.

The Miami County Relay for Life will get underway at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7, with the opening ceremony. This year's event will take place in the Paola Middle School gymnasium at 405 N. Hospital Drive in Paola.