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Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 2:20 PM

The lawsuit by the Castle Rock Casino developers and the Cherokee County Commission has reached ridiculous proportions. Word came down this week that the commission intends to appeal Judge Larry Hendricks’ ruling that construction may move forward. We are unsure how many different times and ways Hendricks needs to say “no” but we wonder if perhaps Cherokee County should provide him a number so he may give them the acceptable number of “nos” and we may...

Updated Apr 22, 2016 at 2:38 PM

That politicians lie is axiomatic. It’s also, generally, untrue. While politicians will shade promises and statements so that they can be left with maneuvering room when circumstances change, good politicians keep...

Updated Apr 8, 2016 at 4:29 PM

We were skeptical, Monday night, when attending a town hall-style meeting at Pittsburg Community Middle School to explain a new grading system. The traditional A-F grades are being eliminated at PCMS and it seemed to us just another attempt...

Updated Mar 31, 2016 at 4:40 PM

Word came down late Thursday afternoon that Judge Larry D. Hendricks had denied the petition for judicial review put forth by the Cherokee County Commission in the lawsuit against the Kansas Crossing Casino.  The ruling — which...

Updated Mar 24, 2016 at 11:33 AM

When someone wants to bring a new development to town it’s good news. When someone wants to bring a $15 million project to town it behooves city officials to get behind it, providing it’s a good project. So when the Pittsburg...

Updated Mar 11, 2016 at 4:59 PM

When a bill starts as one thing and ends up as another, it’s probably worth opposing. When it’s done it three times it’s probably time to kill it with fire. Thus House Substitute for Senate Bill 18. This was...

Updated Mar 1, 2016 at 2:37 PM

Word came to us Monday that Kansas Crossing had asked for, and received, a third 90 day extension on the completion of the final state-owned casino authorized by the Kansas Legislature. Kansas Crossing won the right to build the casino in...

Updated Feb 13, 2016 at 2:42 PM

This week Pittsburg Superintendent of Schools Destry Brown went to the school board asking them to make a decision by March on seeking another bond issue in the November general election. By state law, the district is prohibited from...

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