LOUISBURG — Sixth-grader Brock Gage won the Louisburg Middle School Spelling Bee on Friday, Jan. 20, and seventh-grader Bo Ballard was the runner-up.
LOUISBURG — The city of Louisburg has launched an internal investigation into former municipal judge David Ruder, who recently resigned after reportedly allowing his law license to lapse but continuing to serve as a judge.
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.
LOUISBURG — Council members Tiffany Ellison and Scott Margrave were sworn into office during a special Louisburg City Council meeting Monday, Jan. 9, at City Hall.
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.
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.
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 — A veteran law enforcement official with 25 years of experience with the Kansas Highway Patrol will be Louisburg’s new police chief.
LOUISBURG — The Louisburg USD 416 Music Department is inviting the community to celebrate the season by attending its 2022 winter concert series.
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.
LOUISBURG — Louisburg USD 416 district patron Andy Melton has been appointed to fill the remaining term of Jacob Vickrey’s at-large school board position.
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.
Louisburg City Council Ward 2 challenger Kevin Roche has submitted a petition and paid the required $1,500 bond to ask for a recount in his race against incumbent Tiffany Ellison.
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.
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.