Labette Health announced that Jessica Helt, human resources compensation and benefits manager, passed the certification examination to become a Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). The SHRM-SCP credential is for senior-level human resources (HR) pro…

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Tank Connection, headquartered in Parsons, announced Monday the achievement of 1 million man hours worked without a lost-time accident throughout all of its manufacturing facilities. Employees from Parsons and Galesburg sites are pictured above.

Samantha Graven of Parsons Public Library and Nancy Mechling of McCune Osage Township  recently attended the Southeast Kansas Library System (SEKLS) series of workshops: “Library Director Bootcamp: Getting the Skills You Need.”

WD Ag Insurance Services, 217 N. 17th, Parsons, welcomes Griffin Knopp to its team as a farm and ranch specialist. Griffin was born and raised in Fort Scott and spent most of his time hunting, working on his grand-pa’s farm and playing sports.

AICC, the Independent Packaging Association, had its 2017 Independent Packaging Design Competition in Las Vegas, Nevada, in conjunction with their annual meeting. Held from Sept. 25-27, this biennial competition received 86 entries from 26 member companies. Winners were awarded in three cate…

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The former students he helped mold honored a local Army veteran recently.

Eight health care professionals in Kansas were recently recognized by the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) as certified professionals in patient safety (CPPS). Their certification is the culmination of a year-long professional development initiative that was ma…

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The Johnnie Zibert Band of Joplin performed polka and country music for attendees at the annual Big Brutus Polka Fest in West Mineral Saturday. More than 90 people enjoyed the evening of festivities, including a beer garden, polish sausage and dancing.

Peter Cook has been approved by the Kansas Supreme Court as a court-approved parent/adolescent mediator and is now available to parents and adolescents who are experiencing problems and would like to have help.

Homes sales in Labette and Neosho counties rose by 55.6 percent in May compared to the prior year. Sales in May 2017 totaled 28 units, up from 18 in 2016. The average sale price was $73,894. This represents a decrease of 11.3 percent from the May 2016 average price of $83,328. 

Community National Bank named finalist for award

Labette Health employee earns patient safety credential

Jim Zaleski, the city of Parsons economic development director and the director of Labette County tourism, has been honored by the Kansas Wildlife Federation.

A former Parsons resident was among the key members of U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts’ staff to receive awards for their leadership on issues important to wheat producers from the National Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers.

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WICHITA — Parsons Presbyterian Manor received a certificate of recognition from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America for reaching goals in fiscal year 2016.

Librarians attend meeting

Lindeman attends Education        Secretary Arne Duncan’s      success tour

Oswego Health and Rehab does well on survey

Taylor Brenn of Clemens Insurance Agency, 401 N. 16th, recently became a member of a very select group of State Auto independent agents — PaceSetter agents.

Nerium International, the Addison, Texas-based direct sales company that distributes NeriumAD Age-Defying Treatment, recently announced the promotion of Erie native Amy Rose Carrillo to national marketing director.