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Updated Apr 29, 2016 at 4:48 PM

GIRARD — The need was there and some of the Girard area's youngest residents responded on Friday, by working to clean up major storm damage at the city's cemetery and other hard hit locations. Girard High School Principal Todd Ferguson said the school usually conducts a community service day the Friday prior to graduation but moved it up this year. "There's a need now and this community is so good about supporting the schools and our students — this is a way to give...

Updated Apr 29, 2016 at 4:42 PM

PITTSBURG — A longtime, favorite lunch destination in Pittsburg has closed their doors for good on Friday. Corner Bistro closed after serving the Pittsburg community for eight years. The bistro and adjacent Parrot Bey are under the...

Updated Apr 29, 2016 at 3:08 PM

PITTSBURG — Nearly 1,000 area third graders had an extended physical education class on Friday. Third graders from 16 schools covered the field at Pittsburg State University’s Carnie Smith Stadium from 10 a.m. to noon,...

Updated at 9:36 AM

Monday Cherokee County Commissioners voted to appeal District Court Judge Larry D. Hendricks’ decision not to allow judicial review of the commission’s lawsuit against the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission seeking to halt...

Updated Apr 29, 2016 at 11:02 AM

PITTSBURG — One of the leading running events in the immediate area will kickoff Saturday morning at Hutchinson Field next to Pittsburg Middle School with a goal of raising funds that will be invested back into the community by fostering a...

Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 4:59 PM

PITTSBURG — The coordinators of Wesley House’s annual garden party are praying for beautiful weather this Saturday. Provided those prayers are granted, the annual fundraiser will take place entirely outside, with grill...

Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 4:54 PM

PITTSBURG — The newest, family-operated boutique in downtown Pittsburg offers a unique mix of items and services. Angelic Boutique and Treasures offers typical boutique items along with refurbished furniture done locally and floral...

Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 4:46 PM

GIRARD — The south end of Girard suffered extensive damage when a severe thunderstorm blew through in the overnight hours. Reports indicate straight-line winds tore through the community overnight, destroying buildings at Denco...

Updated Apr 27, 2016 at 10:19 PM

We probably tend not to think of our own area as a vacation hot spot. After all, when we think of getting away we normally do not think of our own backyard as the place to get away to. But the hot off the press latest edition of the...

Updated Apr 27, 2016 at 7:33 PM

PITTSBURG — Constituents decried Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s proposals during a rally in Frontenac on Wednesday, the same day lawmakers returned to Topeka to try and resolve the projected $290 million revenue...

Updated Apr 26, 2016 at 5:19 PM

PITTSBURG — Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg on Tuesday was awarded Saving Sight’s 2015 Excellence in Eye Donation Award, recognizing the partner hospital for achievements in providing the gift of sight to those needing a...

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