PAOLA — Some walked for their mother, some for a child, others a friend.
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.
LOUISBURG — Students and staff will be required to wear masks at Louisburg Middle School now through the end of the school day Sept. 13.
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.
LOUISBURG — After Labor Day activities were scrubbed in 2020 due to the health risk, American Legion Commander Wayne Knop was optimistic about making a return in 2021.
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.
LOUISBURG — Military veterans and active-duty personnel from the U.S. Armed Forces can now be honored through the Hometown Heroes street banner program in downtown Louisburg.
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.
LOUISBURG — The Landmark National Bank in Louisburg was robbed at about 10 a.m. Monday, July 19, when a man entered the facility and demanded money.
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.
LOUISBURG — While fireworks will headline Freedom Fest 2021 at Lewis-Young Park in Louisburg on Independence Day, festival-goers will also be treated to music, games, food trucks and giveaways.
LOUISBURG — More than 100 youths grabbed their fishing poles Saturday, June 19, and headed to Louisburg City Lake to participate in the 25th annual Louisburg Fishing Derby.