It’s been nearly 28 years since a fresh-faced, little-known Republican challenger out of Louisburg named Jene Vickrey narrowly defeated veteran Democratic lawmaker Marvin Barkis in the 1992 fall election to claim the District 6 seat in the Kansas House.
PAOLA – Jimmy Hay, Paola USD 368’s director of finance, has been named the 2020 recipient of the ASBO Pinnacle of Excellence Award from the Kansas Association of School Business Officials (KASBO).
Miami County Sheriff Frank Kelly is proud of the work done by Miami County Crime Stoppers and its board over the years, but he also knows how difficult it has been to raise funds and manage the program locally.
PAOLA – Miami County residents will not be required to wear a mask in public places as mandated by Gov. Laura Kelly’s new executive order after Miami County commissioners overruled the mandate during a special meeting Thursday, July 2.
Local residents will have a couple of opportunities to celebrate Independence Day by watching fireworks displays in Miami County.
PAOLA – Paola USD 368 will not be serving breakfast or lunch the remainder of the week due to a possible exposure to COVID-19, according to a school district message sent to parents on the morning of Wednesday, July 1.
Lucas “Luke” Wobker, age 40, of rural Paola, Kansas, passed away from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on July 2, 2020.
Dr. Kenneth Cummings, Jr., 76, Paola, Kansas passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020 at his home. Graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at Spring Hill Cemetery, Spring Hill, Kansas. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com Memorial contributions may be made t…
H.E. “Gene” Brownback, 91, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Ellsworth, Kansas. He was born November 22, 1928 in Centerville, Kansas to Jesse Lawrence and Sylvia (Johnson) Brownback.
July is here! And it is a hugely important month for Kansas City area movie theaters.
As the days wind down in June, wheat harvest has just now begun for our family. It’s a late harvest this year, but we are glad we are able to get into the fields to harvest the grain.
I have a sunflower!
OSAWATOMIE — Raegan Shadden was born to race.
PAOLA — Quinton Weidenbach is the lone senior golfer returning for the Paola Panthers.
125 Years Ago (1895)
A son, Rowen Lee Dowty, was born to Mitchell Dowty and Samantha Gonzales on June 2, 2020, at Advent Health, Shawnee Mission, Kan. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces.