PAOLA — Paola firefighters learned strategies for combating fast-moving wildfires during a recent training session led by a member of the Kansas Forest Service.
PAOLA — Luanne Debrick was only 6 years old in 1940, but she’ll never forget looking up onto the front porch of the Jackson Hotel in Paola and seeing movie stars Roy Rogers and Gabby Hayes.
PAOLA — Local families will get the opportunity to take part in one of Paola’s annual holiday traditions Friday, Nov. 26, during The Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.
PAOLA — If there’s one thing Ashley Blackman has learned during her five years of teaching experience it’s being able to adapt and appeal to different learning styles, while also creating relationships with students.
PAOLA — Paola High School theatre students will be performing William Inge’s classic play “Bus Stop” on Friday, Nov. 19, and Saturday, Nov. 20.
PAOLA — Paola school board members agree metrics should be defined stating when the district should shift from Phase 1 to Phase 2 of its Safe Return to School Plan, but they have had a hard time reaching a consensus on what those metrics should be.
PAOLA — The possibility of a recreation commission in Paola has been talked about for years, but that talk has now become reality thanks to voters who narrowly approved its creation during the Nov. 2 general election.
PAOLA — Local women will have the opportunity to learn how to defend themselves from attackers Saturday, Nov. 6, during the 11th annual women’s self-defense class organized by the Paola Police Department and instructed by the T.A.K.E. Foundation (The Ali Kemp Educational Foundation).
PAOLA — Paola USD 368 administrators, school board members, teachers and parents put their heads together during a work session Oct. 27 to help map out the school district’s direction moving forward regarding COVID-19 policies.
PAOLA — It didn’t take long for Holy Trinity Catholic Church members to fall in love with the Rev. Peter O’Sullivan after he became the congregation’s priest in the summer of 2015.
PAOLA — The recent announcement that the DaVita dialysis facility in Paola will be closing Nov. 15 has left several local residents scrambling to find a new location and secure transportation for their life-saving kidney dialysis treatments.
PAOLA — A Toy Run benefiting the Cops for Tots program operated by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office is set to take place Saturday, Oct. 23, beginning at the Paola Walmart parking lot.