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PAOLA — Paola police officers responded to a report of gunfire in the city limits on the evening of Friday, Oct. 2, and investigators believe the incident is related to a one-vehicle fatal wreck that occurred later that night on 327th Street in Miami County.

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PAOLA – With a smile and a wave, Paola Free Library Director Emily Burgdorf greets regular patron Bob Ayres as he takes a seat at one of the library’s computers.

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PAOLA - A man fled the scene of a hit-and-run accident near Paola on Sunday, Sept. 20, prompting a widespread search, but he was later apprehended near Louisburg.

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PAOLA – Carl Clinton was heartbroken when he first heard that someone had broken into his Paola business, Papa C’s BBQ Bar & Grill, and caused extensive damage in the early morning hours of Friday, Sept. 18.

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PAOLA — For the past eight years the Paola Community Garden has sat on city-owned land in the Paola Industrial Park, but garden volunteers have always known they may need to move the amenity if a developer was ever interested in the property.

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PAOLA – A Paola man was killed on the morning of Monday, Sep. 14, when the vehicle he was driving veered off of Hedge Lane south of 287th Street, plowed through a bean field and crashed into a tree in front of a residence.

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PAOLA — Rising costs in the recycling industry have forced Paola city leaders to consider possible changes to its current service, which is provided through a contract with Waste Management.

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A dozen new Paola USD 368 teachers met at the district office on Wednesday, Aug. 5, and Thursday, Aug. 6, to get more acquainted with the district during an orientation led by Tammy Thomasson, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction.

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PAOLA — Paola USD 368 educators know this will be a school year filled with uncertainty due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but school administrators have been working hard to map out a plan that answers as many questions as possible.

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***UPDATE*** the in-person class has now been canceled due to low pre-registration, but those already registered will now receive a link to a virtual class, according to the Paola Police Department.