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Local impact of global outage
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CRAWFORD COUNTY, Kan. — Much of the world woke up Friday morning and found they were unable to access bank accounts, flight reservations, and other amenities online. A global tech outage, …

SOKS State Powerlifting held in Pittsburg
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Special Olympics Kansas (SOKS) hosted its second-ever state-level competition in Pittsburg on Friday with more than 70 Special Olympians from across the state gathered at …

Sewing class held at Arma City Library
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ARMA, Kan. — Some serious sewing is going on in Arma.   On Monday, Arma City Library Director Brenda Banks told Arma City Council members about the library’s beginner sewing …

Can you dig it?
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MCCUNE, Kan. — According to t he Kansas Healthy Food Initiative, more than 750,000 Kansans did not have access to healthy food within a reasonable distance of their home in 2023. Approximately …

SEKAA to hold adoption event during weekend
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — SEK Animal Advocates, a non-profit organization based out of Arma, is teaming up with Petsense Pittsburg to hold an adoption event for cats this weekend.    …

A colorful kind of day
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Kelly announces CCLIP recipients
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TOPEKA, Kan. — Governor Laura Kelly announced Wednesday that a combined $26 million is being awarded to 33 projects to improve intersections and roads in cities across the state that have been …

PCT presents ‘South Pacific’
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Set on a fictional island in the Solomons during World War II, “South Pacific” centers around the budding relationship between a young naive nurse from …

A new speakeasy possible in Pittsburg
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — The dynamic duo behind Blue Spoon, LLC, Brenda Davis and Christina Oberle, presented a concept for a new community hotspot to the Economic Development Advisory Council on …
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Falling upward with Richard Rohr 
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As he knows I’ve long been an admirer of Franciscan priest Richard Rohr, my recently retired brother, Steve, invited me to join a weekly Zoom discussion group on Rohr’s book …
From Our History

Frontenac adds 260 acres to city; annexation of Capaldo waiting county approval
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Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago July 20-22, 1924 Efforts to secure tax relief for the Kansas City Southern Railroad company will be launched at …
From Our History

KC Chamber of Commerce delegation told to stay out of Pitt
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Excerpted stories in Crawford County newspaper archives 100 Years Ago July 19, 1924 A program arranged by the Anti Horse Thief Association winds up the Soldiers and Sailors reunion at …
Little Balkans Chronicles

Lincoln Park’s 1st Auditorium
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This week’s picture from “Images of America - Pittsburg” by Randy Roberts and Janette Mauk, has the following description: “The photograph, taken in 1901, shows an open-air …
Kansas
A newly posted video of Miss Kansas calling out her domestic violence abuser on stage is whipping up a maelstrom of support on social media. Alexis Smith was crowned Miss Kansas on June 8, but posted …
WICHITA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2024--Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) that the company is expanding its …
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What happens next: Joe Biden wants to pass the baton to Kamala Harris. Here's how that might work

With President Joe Biden ending his reelection bid and endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris, Democrats now must navigate a shift that is unprecedented this late in an election year. Democrats are …

Israel's latest airstrikes in Gaza kill at least 15 including children Israeli airstrikes have killed at least 15 people including women and children overnight in Gaza. That's according to hospital officials and a body count by an Associated Press journalist on Sunday. …
The loneliness of an Olympic athlete training in wartime Ukraine through an AP photographer’s lens Francisco Seco, based in Istanbul, enjoys making photos of daily life in cities around the world. This assignment, though, took The Associated Press photographer to Ukraine to document the toll …
As Georgia presses on with 'Russia-style' laws, its citizens describe a country on the brink In Georgia, campaign groups and independent media say a new law purportedly to curb “foreign influence” represents an existential threat to them. The foreign influence law was passed by the …
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Gorillas sweep Jets in MIAA opener

Pittsburg State’s Jadyn Jackson (14) and Carly Clennan go up for a block against Newman in Tuesday night’s match at John Lance Arena.
Pittsburg State started strong and finished strong while sweeping Newman 3-0 (25-11, 25-20, 25-15) to open the MIAA volleyball season Tuesday night at John Lance Arena. Janae Thurston slammed 11 …

Riverton 12U upends Pittsburg in state tournament
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BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. — The Pittsburg 12-under All-Stars took a 11-0 run-rule loss in four innings Tuesday night against Riverton in the Kansas Little League state tournament at Wayne Metcalf …

Fuller leads Future Gorilla camp
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Pittsburg State softball head coach Jeny Fuller and her team led the final day of the Jenny Fuller softball camps on Tuesday at Pittsburg State University. The camp featured grades 5-7 in the …

Patriots split zone tourney twinbill
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The Pittsburg Post 64 Patriots split the first two games of the zone tournament on Friday, defeating Garnett 6-3 and falling 4-3 in walk-off fashion against Iola in eight innings in the nightcap at …

Lallemand's baseball love starts in Girard
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Crowder College baseball coach Travis Lallemand graduated from Girard High School in 1994 and he said that he thinks about his experiences growing up and playing sports in Girard all the time. …
Regional Sports
Willy Agada delivers equalizer for Sporting KC in 1-1 draw with St. Louis

Willy Agada scored the equalizer in the 73rd minute, lifting Sporting KC to a 1-1 draw with St. Louis. Agada scored with a header from the center of the box, finishing off a well-placed pass by Alan …

Chiefs set deadline of 6 months to decide whether to renovate Arrowhead or build new — and where The Chiefs have set a deadline of six months from now to decide on a plan for the future of Arrowhead Stadium. Their choices are renovating their iconic home or building an entirely new stadium in …
An order blocking a rule to help LGBTQ+ kids applies to hundreds of schools. Some want to block more A federal judge’s order blocking a Biden administration rule for protecting LGBTQ+ students from discrimination applies to hundreds of schools and colleges across the U.S. A group that opposes the …
National sports

Padres' Michael King has no-hit bid broken up in 7th inning on single by Guardians' Angel Martinez

San Diego Padres' Michael King pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Guardians, Sunday, July 21, 2024, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Guardians rookie Angel Martinez blooped a single to center in the seventh inning to break up a no-hit bid by San Diego's Michael King. Bidding to throw just the second no-hitter in team history, King …

Justin Rose needed a long putt for par on the 12th hole at Royal Troon to keep pace with Xander Schauffele. The 21-footer looked good and the crowd was ready to erupt. It caught the left side of the …

Jajaira Gonzalez left boxing after missing out on the Rio Olympics. She fought her way back to Paris

U.S. Olympic boxer Jajaira Gonzalez, left, spars with teammate Jennifer Lozano while head coach Billy Walsh looks on at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 14, 2024. Eight years after Gonzalez narrowly missed out on qualification for the Rio de Janeiro Games, she revived her boxing career and earned an Olympic berth in Paris. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham)

Jajaira Gonzalez will fight for the U.S. Olympic boxing team in Paris eight years after she narrowly missed out on a spot in Rio de Janeiro as a teenage prodigy. She left boxing for about four years …

Tadej Pogacar has won the Tour de France for the third time. He celebrated in style with a victory in Sunday’s final stage, a time trial ending in Nice. The 25-year-old Slovenian rider became the …

The wake-up call for the US men's basketball team arrives with the Paris Olympics a few days away

United States' head coach Steve Kerr gestures to his players during an exhibition basketball game between the United States and South Sudan, at the o2 Arena in London, Saturday, July 20, 2024. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

South Sudan is the 33rd-ranked team in the FIBA world rankings, by far the lowest of any of the 12 nations that will be vying for men’s basketball gold in the Paris Olympics that start this week. …

Oscar Piastri won his first Formula One race after completing a McLaren one-two with Lando Norris at the Hungarian Grand Prix. The 23-year-old Australian driver started second behind pole-sitting …
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Club Notes
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Everyday   Alcoholics Anonymous  Need help or need to talk. Meetings daily. For times and locations, call 620-363-4571 or 620-231-4446. Any day of the month at the Knights of …

Sugar Rush targets niche market sweet spot
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Tucked inside the historic Stillwell Hotel at 709 N. Broadway, Sugar Rush “Sweet Treats,” a family-owned specialty ice cream shop, has just celebrated its sixth …

The Community Loves a Bushel and a Peck
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GIRARD, Kan.— A Bushel and a Peck, a new restaurant owned by Kelley Terlip and Michael Gingras,  opened June 21 in Girard. It is located on 208 Buffalo Street. According to Michael they …

Question Of the Day: Are People Still Drinking Hot Coffee?
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — As the summer sun starts to burn us into the ground, the question comes to mind . . . do we still want hot coffee in the middle of a heat wave?  According to …
World
Civilians killed and wounded as Russia and Ukraine trade attacks. Russia claims gains in the east

At least two people have been killed in Ukrainian strikes on the partly Russian-occupied Donetsk region, Russian state media say, while Russian strikes wounded at least five people in Ukraine …

AP PHOTOS: Student violence in Bangladesh has killed scores of people DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Deadly clashes between police and demonstrators demanding a change to job quotas in Bangladesh have left the streets littered with bullets and marked with smears of blood. …
Britain's Treasury chief vows to run the economy with 'iron discipline' amid demands for pay raises Britain’s new Treasury chief says she will run the economy with “iron discipline.” But Rachel Reeves also suggested Sunday she’ll give public sector workers an above-inflation pay raise to …
Obituaries
Mary Bernice Mynatt
It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of beloved mother and grandmother Mary Bernice Mynatt at 9:15 p.m., Friday, July 5, 2024, in Southwest Florida of an illness while surrounded by loved ones.
Robert" Mike" Fenoglio
Robert M. " Mike" Fenoglio, 67, passed away on May 11, 2024.
Susan Webb
Susan Webb (née Chappell), 67, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, passed away peacefully at home on June 27, 2024, in Colorado Springs, surrounded by family.
George DaVee
George Eliot DaVee, 71, of Radley, KS passed away on July 15, 2024, at his residence, surrounded by family.
Mary Jo Anderson
Mary Jo Anderson, 86, of Plainfield, died July 8, 2024, at Thrive of Fox Valley in Aurora, Illinois.
City Life

On Being the Water in the Stew
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I’ve begun working my way through the Brother Cadfael books on my walks, listening on Audible. I’d first become familiar with this series when they were on the old PBS Mystery Series …

  • Puppy Love
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    Dogs are one of the most beloved creatures on Earth. They bring us joy when we are down. They can …

  • Club Notes
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    Everyday   Alcoholics Anonymous  Need help or need to talk. Meetings daily. For times …

  • Area Events
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    Sunny Daze Ceramics  Drop-In classes: all materials and firing, $50. Participants create …

  • An indoor-outdoor recipe for easy summer eating
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    This dish is the epitome of summer. It highlights peak seasonal produce, is easy to assemble and …

  • Club Notes
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    Everyday   Alcoholics Anonymous  Need help or need to talk. Meetings daily. For …

  • Area Events
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    Friday, July 19   Pittsburg Community Theatre presents:  ‘South Pacific’ at …

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Trojan Tribune
Super Kids Day
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Fifth grader Cord Crystal high jumps Friday, May 12 during the RVH Super Kids Day. Students ranging from pre-k to fifth grade had the opportunity to play various games facilitated by high school …
League Track
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GHS senior Adam Shireman runs the 200m preliminary during the league track meet at Girard High School Thursday, May 11. The boys team won the league meet with a total of 209 points and the girls team …
Paraeducator Spotlight: Susan Jameson
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GHS alumna Susan Jameson, who will be retiring at the end of the 2022-23 school year, has been in the education field for 38 years and has been a special education (SPED) teacher, preschool teacher and a GHS paraeducator most of her career.
GHS graduates attend senior awards
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Eighty-three GHS graduates attended the Senior Awards Assembly Friday, May 12, at 8 a.m. in John E. Shireman Auditorium.
4-Cut-SEK Honors-CP
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GMS Paraprofessional DeNene Flaherty is honored with a 15 Years of Service award Wednesday, May 3 during the SEK Interlocal #637 Staff Recognition Celebration. GMS special education instructors and …
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Women With Ovarian Cancer Explain Why They Support Approximately $8 Billion J&J Talcum Powder Settlement Plan But Time is Running Out for Others to Vote to Support Plan Deadline to Vote is 5pm ET July 26
(NAPSI)—Women suffering from ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) talcum powder products want others and their families to know that a critical deadline is approaching for …
Women With Ovarian Cancer Explain Why They Support Approximately $8 Billion J&J Talcum Powder Settlement Plan But Time is Running Out for Others to Vote to Support Plan Deadline to Vote is 5pm ET July 26
(NAPS)—Women suffering from ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) talcum powder products want others and their families to know that a critical deadline is approaching for …
Con estas innovaciones tu experiencia de ver los Juegos Olímpicos será digna de una medalla de oro
(BPT) - ¿Qué tipo de fanático de los Juegos Olímpicos eres tú? ¿Te encanta seguir deportes específicos, animar a tus atletas favoritos, o disfrutar …
8 tips to save on your next vacation to Myrtle Beach
(BPT) - Getting away from your routine to recharge, renew and reset on vacation is great for your mind, body and spirit. But are you worried about the dent it can put in your wallet? Relax! You don't …
Exposing the music industry's gender bias
Skoove examines a plethora of gaps in gender equity across all levels of the music industry.