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LOUISBURG – The 49th annual American Legion Truck and Tractor Pull, which was scheduled to kick off Louisburg’s Labor Day weekend festivities at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, at Lewis-Young Park, has been canceled due to inclement weather.

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LOUISBURG — The Louisburg USD 416 school board voted unanimously Monday, Aug. 30, to require all students and staff at Rockville Elementary to wear masks through Monday, Sept. 13 — the date of the board’s next regular meeting.

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Louisburg USD 416 will feature 12 new staff members in the 2021-22 school year, which include five elementary school teachers, four middle school educators, a middle school social worker, a high school teacher and a high school counselor.

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A Kansas City, Mo., man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for robbing a Great Southern Bank in Joplin, Mo., on June 19, and could possibly face a federal indictment in Kansas in connection with a Louisburg bank robbery that occurred earlier that day.

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LOUISBURG — KDOT has reduced Kansas Highway 68 to one lane in both directions and is installing temporary stop signs as a safety precaution until the traffic signal at the intersection of K-68 and the southbound U.S. Highway 69 off-ramp can be repaired, according to the city of Louisburg.

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LOUISBURG — Anna Chapman recently celebrated her 104th birthday with music, balloons, fellow residents, family and friends at Vintage Park in Louisburg.