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PITTSBURG — A sea of purple filled the meeting room at Lamplighter Inn Tuesday. The SEK Catbackers chapter awarded scholarships, listened to speeches by coaches and enjoyed Call Hall ice cream at their annual banquet.

Updated at 5:21 PM

PITTSBURG — The Pittsburg Police Department’s 2015 annual crime report shows a mix of increases and decreased in crime over a four-year period. PPD's raw report shows large spikes from the previous year — which was...

Updated at 3:53 PM

MULBERRY — It’s been 150 years since the community was founded, and 50 years since the final graduating class walked across the stage at Mulberry High School, but Orange and Black Night keeps the community’s tradition going...

Updated at 1:51 PM

PITTSBURG — The Pittsburg State University family has a chance to meet their adopted primate appropriately nicknamed Gus. So far, 15 people from the PSU community signed up for a trip to Fort Worth Zoo in Texas on June 17 to meet...

Updated May 24, 2016 at 9:18 PM

FORT SCOTT — Lt. Col. Tran Ngoc “Harry” Hue posed next to an exhibit bearing his name at the unveiling of Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes’ new location in Fort Scott on Tuesday. Hue is credited for saving...

Updated May 24, 2016 at 5:02 PM

FRONTENAC — Melvin “Mel” Rinehart is remembered by his co-workers as a wonderful co-worker and a good editor. Rinehart, a former editor for The Morning Sun, died last Thursday at the age of 79 at the Medicalodge in...

Updated May 24, 2016 at 4:48 PM

PITTSBURG — The Pittsburg school district has an “extreme” problem in the boiler room of the middle school. On Monday, the school board reviewed a structural engineer’s recent report of the middle school. The...

Updated May 23, 2016 at 5:04 PM

TODAY Banquet The Kansas State University Alumni and Catbackers Banquet will be at Lamplighter Inn in Pittsburg. Cost is $20 per adult and $10 for under 18. High School seniors are free. Bill Snyder is the featured speaker.

Updated May 23, 2016 at 5:01 PM

PITTSBURG — A 10 minute procedure can change a person’s life. That’s what Dr. Gregory Quinlan at Quinlan Eye Surgery & Laser Center is hoping to tell the Pittsburg community. Quinlan opened an office area at 1606 N...

Updated May 23, 2016 at 2:41 PM

Crawford County EMS personnel will be better able to protect themselves after finishing a two-day self-defense course. The first day of the 16-hour course was Monday at EMS Station #2 in Frontenac, The aim is to prepare personnel to control...

Updated May 21, 2016 at 2:29 PM

PITTSBURG — Freeman Health System plans to continue and grow its footprint in Pittsburg, according to the President and CEO Paula Baker. Freeman’s tracks in Pittsburg began several years ago with the intent of offering...

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