LOUISBURG — A comet that last was visible from Earth about 50,000 years ago is on its way around again and could be spotted just before Groundhog’s Day, according to a news release from the Astronomical Society of Kansas City.

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SPRING HILL – Law enforcement officials in Spring Hill and Louisburg are looking for an 84-year-old man who walked away from his residence early Thursday, Jan. 12, in Spring Hill.

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Zeppelin the dog captivated the hearts of Miami County residents and others across the country after his story went viral just before Christmas in 2022.

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WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Only Zeppelin the dog knows the adventures he experienced during the past 14 months that led him 1,600 miles from his California home to rural Louisburg, Kan., but his owners are just happy the journey ended Wednesday, Dec. 21, back where it began.

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Even though it had been more than a year since Sandra O’Neill had last seen her beloved dog Zeppelin, she found herself thinking about her lost German shepherd mix on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 11, as she drove past the area near her rural California home where the dog was last seen.

LOUISBURG — Home buyers and builders can waive their building permit fee on the construction of a new single-family home after the Louisburg City Council continued the wavier incentive to 2023 at a recent meeting.

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The roller coaster ride that has been the Louisburg City Council Ward 2 race came to an end Sunday, Nov. 20, with incumbent Tiffany Ellison defeating challenger Kevin Roche by three votes following a hand recount of the ballots.

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When Tiffany Ellison walked into the Miami County Clerk’s Office on the morning of Thursday, Nov. 17, for the canvass of votes to certify the results of the Nov. 8 election, she was still trailing challenger Kevin Roche by two votes in the Louisburg City Council Ward 2 race.

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LOUISBURG — Kevin Vohs, owner of Vohs Pharmacy in Louisburg, has been named Pharmacist of the Year by the Kansas Pharmacists Association (KPhA).

PAOLA — Cecelia and Dezi Smith were recognized as Kansas City Regional 911 Hero Award winners for their efforts to attend to their grandfather during a medical emergency.