PAOLA — The Paola American Legion Post 156 will be sponsoring a benefit breakfast for the Paola FFA Alumni Chapter on Saturday, Sept. 28.

PAOLA — Lakemary Center is providing business solutions for companies in a two-county area as well as jobs for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities through its Adults Community Employment w/Careers and More and Business Solutions programs.

It all started one spring-time afternoon in 1964, when Paola City Manager Jim Austin and physician Robert E. Banks took an interest in the idea of a mental health facility in Paola. The idea caused them to visit with the late Mother M. Charles McGrath at her office in the Ursuline Academy, w…

PAOLA — A lot has changed since a photograph was snapped 50 years ago of Rick Obermeier walking into Lakemary Center for his first day of school.

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PAOLA — The welding fabrication team that is a part of Paola High School’s SkillsUSA chapter placed sixth during the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky.

Keelan Trull, a 2010 Paola High School graduate, was awarded a Ph.D in chemistry from Purdue University on Aug. 3 in Lafayette, Ind.

PAOLA — Paola school board members recently approved publication of the district’s proposed 2019-20 budget, and it includes a decrease in the mill levy, which is the rate in which the school district collects property taxes.

OSAWATOMIE — Bonnie Wendt’s piano students from The Music Studio performed in front of a crowd of about 200 people during a recital Sunday, July 14, at Osawatomie High School.

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PAOLA — Young students, many of whom haven’t yet begun middle school, recently got a taste of college life during Fort Scott Community College’s annual Kids College at the Miami County campus in Paola.