The Miami County Sheriff’s office received 1,467 calls for service in January, according to the sheriff’s office. The agency made 42 arrests.
OSAWATOMIE — The city of Osawatomie will be getting a couple of new work trucks.
County commissioners have authorized Road and Bridge Director J.R. McMahon to solicit bids for the purchase of about 273,000 gallons of road oil for the 2020 construction season.
LOUISBURG — Louisburg USD 416 officials have upgraded the district’s website, usd416.org, started a Facebook page and scheduled a public meeting to provide additional information to voters about the district’s bond proposal ahead of the April 7 bond election.
Merilee Kay Padgett, age 68, of Joplin, Missouri, died February 14, 2020, at Freeman Hospital after a short battle with cancer.
Walton Edward “Ed” Wilcox, age 90, of Paola, KS, died Saturday February 15, 2020, at North Point Skilled Nursing in Paola.
Ileta Viola Armstrong, age 84, of Paola, KS died Friday, February 14, 2020, at Lifecare Center of Osawatomie.
The positive contributions by African-Americans and other minorities to the spiritual, cultural, economic and political welfare in American history were, and in the present, often omitted from the historical record.
Jack London’s 1903 book “The Call of the Wild” (Wild) focuses on the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush as told through the life of Buck, a St. Bernard/Collie mix dog.
I’ve been wondering what the upcoming 2020 census will reveal about the population of Miami County.
LOUISBURG – Noah Bell, also known in Wildcat Country as “Roll Tide,” was all smiles as he ran onto the court during introductions on senior night for the Louisburg boys basketball team.
LOUISBURG – Team manager Shayla Aye was introduced as the Louisburg Lady Cats' “Sixth Man” on senior night.
OSAWATOMIE — Eight was enough for the Osawatomie girls basketball team in a Pioneer League matchup with rival Prairie View.
OSAWATOMIE — Courtney Harris has always had one constant during her journey from T-Ball to signing to play collegiate softball — her mother Candice Gragg.
PAOLA — Clayton Essex was born to play football at Mid-America Nazarene University.
OTTAWA — The Paola Panthers were runner-up in the Frontier League wrestling tournament.
GARNETT – The Prairie View Buffalos placed fourth in the Pioneer League wrestling tournament.
125 Years Ago (1895)
Members of the Progressive 4-H Club have been very busy in the community.
Chapter JB, P.E.O. members met Jan. 14 in the home of Janet Rhea to begin a new year of supporting women locally, nationally and internationally.