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Artists involved in the SEK Art Fest are endlessly creative, even when it comes to ways to reconstruct their vandalized works."Home Grown, Southeast Kansas Strong" artist Brooks-Elizabeth Billings is already looking at how to remake her work - potentially in mixed media - the day after the piece was the third to be knocked over and cracked, and the fourth to be vandalized."Brooks-Elizabeth Billings had considered having corn shucks come out of it," said Art...

Posted at 12:00 PM

Arvest Bank associates partnered with The Pack Shack to hold a “feed the funnel” event as a pre-kickoff fundraiser for Arvest’s 1 Million Meals initiative. Associates packaged 7,560 meals that were donated to Wesley House in...

Posted Sep 1, 2014 at 11:00 AM

The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas is committed to helping others and improving the quality of life in our region. That is just what happened when the Foundation stepped up to assist Wesley House provide school supplies for the...

Posted Sep 1, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Akram & Chris Burris, Bob & Donna Backes and Professional Engineering Consultants are the August recipients of the Pittsburg Beautiful recognition. Pittsburg Beautiful takes pride in recognizing member of our community who take ownership...

Posted Sep 1, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Pawprints on the Heartland’s low-cost spay/neuter van will be operating Sept. 4 and 25 in Pittsburg.The van will also be operating Sept. 9 in Shaw, Sept. 11 in Arma, Sept. 16 in Columbus, Sept. 18 in Columbus and Sept. 23 in Fort...

Posted Aug 31, 2014 at 11:00 AM

WALNUT — People of this small Crawford County town sometimes seek their fortunes elsewhere, but residents say they never forget their roots."I knew a foreign exchange student who came back just for this one year," said...

Updated Aug 31, 2014 at 10:42 AM

Another crowd-favorite fiberglass football has been destroyed.

Posted Aug 31, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Local and touring entertainers loved the big stage at Little Balkans Days.The presence of a professional Apex stage downtown meant live music and entertainment throughout Saturday and kept the energy up for the festival’s 30th...

Posted Aug 31, 2014 at 4:00 AM

Senior Services Nutrition Center, 3003 N. Joplin, serves lunchtime meals which are open to any person 60 or older. Participants are asked to make reservations for lunch one day in advance. A donation of $3.50 per meal is suggested. All meals are...

Posted Aug 30, 2014 at 9:30 AM

How does it feel to become a king?"It feels good," said Ron Snyder after he was crowned assisted living king at the 20th annual Little Balkans Senior King and Queen Pageant.The event was held from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at...

Updated Aug 29, 2014 at 9:43 AM

The damage to “Those of an Emerald Dream” cannot be repaired.Jeff Wood, owner of Vietti Auto Body Shop, has repaired the two buckets damaged during last year's SEK Art Fest and one damaged football so far this year.

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