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USD 250 Superintendent Destry Brown advised the board of education to make the safe choice when it came to delivery methods for planning and construction in its attempt to build and renovate future district facilities.Brown told the board there were three options to utilize in the state of Kansas when starting with a construction project. Those options are the Design-Bid-Build (which the contractor is selected on low bid regardless of qualifications), the Construction Management...

Posted Apr 26, 2015 at 9:30 AM

The keynote address for the annual Survivors Luncheon started off with a quote by Eleanor Roosevelt: "You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to...

Posted Apr 26, 2015 at 9:20 AM

A little more than six years ago, the Fourth of July fireworks in Pittsburg were in dire straits. That's when the Big Bang Rockfest came around. The Big Bang Rockfest, now in its sixth year as the main fundraiser for the Fourth of July...

Updated Apr 25, 2015 at 8:15 PM

There might be an "I" in the name "John Lair," but there is no "I" in the man behind that name.Even after he was informed at a surprise reception in his name that he has been named the 2014 Special Olympics North America Coach of the Year,...

Posted Apr 25, 2015 at 7:30 AM

TODAY Free document shreddingSEK Recycling Center will have free document shredding in honor of Earth Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The shredding is available to all on a first-come, first-served basis.The service...

Posted Apr 25, 2015 at 7:30 AM

4/17/15Kyle BJ Baker Pittsburg Serving time 4/18/15Sage Allen Bridwell Frontenac DUI, first convictionDonald Phillip Graziose II Pittsburg Serving timeKyle Wayne...

Posted Apr 25, 2015 at 7:30 AM

4/17/15100 W. 21st Criminal Damage1000 E. 6th Check Welfare Child700 W. 7th Stolen Property400 W. 4th All Other Theft300 E. 20th Runaway/Walkaway (Resist)1000 E. Centennial Found Property...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 7:40 PM

After nine years, one of the creators of the Pittsburg Artwalk is happy to see it’s still going strong.“It’s pretty cool,” said Heather Horton, co-creator. “It’s hard to keep the momentum and the...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 5:50 PM

Friday was Arbor Day in Kansas and everyone from city commissioners to elementary students took their time to appreciate the trees.The holiday is celebrated on different days in different states, but Kansas celebrates the holiday on the...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 4:31 PM

Wayne Mason, chaplain of Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, greeted those attending the Aging With Attitude expo with a simple thought that summed the entire event."Change is the one constant we all have. I'm glad that we, people getting grey...

Posted Apr 24, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Tyler Shallenburger will graduate with a master's in physics in less than a month. But even he's not sure he could finish the Physics Face-off test in the roughly 40 minutes that high school teams are given to complete the test."It's not a...

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