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When Gov. Laura Kelly announced March 17 that K-12 school buildings in Kansas would be closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year due to the fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19), school districts started adopting continued learning plans that will be used to teach students for the remai…

Louisburg City Hall closed to the public, beginning Tuesday, March 17, to follow the White House directive of “15 Days to Slow the Spread” of the coronavirus (COVID-19), according to a city news release.

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When Paola USD 368 Superintendent Matt Meek learned on the morning of Tuesday, March 17, that he was going to receive an update from Topeka, he was prepared to hear that his district’s spring break was going to be extended by a week or two due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Principal Cindy Apple and four members of her staff on Saturday, March 21, used Styrofoam cups — and red plastic cups for a heart — to assemble messages like “We love U!” and “Miss U!” on a chain link fence that surrounds the playground at Broadmoor Elementary in Louisburg.

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Louisburg City Hall is closing to the public beginning Tuesday, March 17, to follow the White House directive of “15 Days to Slow the Spread” of the coronavirus, according to a news release.

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The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment on Tuesday, March 17, announced the identification of two more coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, raising the total to 10 presumptive positive cases in Johnson County. Cases also were recorded Tuesday in Wyandotte and Douglas counties, bring…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — FFA students from Louisburg High School won a $1,000 prize in the 2020 Western Farm Show food drive held recently in Kansas City, Mo.

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LOUISBURG — The Louisburg Fire Department will be purchasing some furniture and making other upgrades to its day room as an incentive to keep volunteer firefighters at the station for longer periods.

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LOUISBURG — Louisburg City Council has signed off on two land-lease agreements for agriculture production on city-controlled acreage.

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LOUISBURG — Louisburg USD 416 officials have upgraded the district’s website, usd416.org, started a Facebook page and scheduled a public meeting to provide additional information to voters about the district’s bond proposal ahead of the April 7 bond election.

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PAOLA — There’s still time for community members to stop by the Reflections Art Gallery at Miami County Medical Center and see pieces created by some of the area’s brightest young artists.