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Pittsburg Community Schools alumni and area residents gathered at the newly renovated portion of Pittsburg Community Middle School on Tuesday, which was completed at the beginning of the month. more
Small town celebrates big
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WEIR, Kan. — The City of Weir was founded in 1872 by T.M. Weir of Pennsylvania, who set aside 40 of his 160 acres to build a town. During the city’s boom, nearly 3,000 residents enjoyed … more
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Seneca, Missouri man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for ille-gally possessing methamphetamine and a firearm. Jason Daniel Gibson, 40, was charged in a … more
The Southeast Class of 1968 gathered for its 55th reunion Saturday, Aug. 19. During the reunion, some attendees took a tour of the old high school at Cherokee. more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Pittsburg Beautiful has announced its September award winners. The recipients are Clayton and Holly Kent, 2005 E. 14th St.; Bill and Barbara Crawford, 502 Madison St.; and The … more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Barriers facing some college students are relatable to Megan Stoneberger Johnson: she was a first-generation student.   Today, as the coordinator of a new program at … more
Blessing of first responders
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Living Faith Church of the Nazarene hosted a Blessing of First Responders on the Girard Courthouse Square on Sunday morning. Fire trucks, police cruisers, and ambulances lined the street, waiting to be blessed by Pastors Mike Johnson and John Vulgamore. more
‘We remember’
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An American flag hangs from atop the City of Pittsburg Fire Station No. 1, located at 911 W. Fourth St. The local fire department displayed the flag to honor the memory of nearly 3,000 lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, as Monday marked 22 years since the terrorist attacks. more
Mirza Shrine Wind Wizards host poker run
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Several motorcyclists from across the Pittsburg region gathered in front of the Mirza Temple Saturday for the Mirza Shrine Wind Wizard Poker Run.   A poker run, … more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Each year, colleges and universities across the country recognize September as National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM) to bring attention to the issue of safety on … more
Goats on the move in Lincoln Park
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Nearly 40 goats were released in Lincoln Park on Monday to help the Pittsburg Parks and Recreation Department control some overgrowth along the creek north of Lincoln Center. … more
Duck-n-Jeep Derby raises funds for SOKS
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — It began with a simple act of kindness. A Jeep owner in Ontario, Canada, decided to brighten someone’s day and placed a small rubber duck on the fender of another Jeep. … more
WEIR, Kan. — Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputies apprehended a Weir couple Friday afternoon following a brief pursuit. Around 4:40 p.m., deputies located 23-year-old John Frederick … more
On Friday, Craw-Kan Telephone Cooperative Inc. hosted its annual customer appreciation day at its main office in Girard. more
‘There is hope’
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Sponsored by the KU Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and the Southeast Kansas Area Agency on Aging, area residents gathered at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts … more
Rootin’ Tootin’ Good Time
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At Albert Pouch Park in Cherokee, the Cherokee Ruritan Club hosted its annual bean feed on Friday as part of this year’s Cherokee Fall Festival, which continues into Saturday. more
Miners’ Hall Museum receives new dragline
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FRANKLIN, Kan. — The Miners Hall Museum in Franklin is expecting a new exhibit to be delivered soon. Donated by Mission Clay Products, an Insley Model K-12 dragline will grace the museum … more
WEIR, Kan. — Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested three suspects in Weir over the past few evenings on unrelated cases. Around 11 pm on Monday, Sept. 4, deputies located and … more
PITTSBURG, Kan. — A Fort Scott woman was seriously injured in a car crash Wednesday evening in Crawford County.   According to the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP), the crash occurred at … more
Pritchett Trust announces 2023 recipients
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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Grant recipients of the Pritchett Trust were announced on Thursday at BMO-Harris Bank in Pittsburg.   According to Pritchett Trust Grant Committee Chair Frances … more
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