Showalter named account exec

Cable ONE Business announced the selection of Stephanie M. Showalter as the company’s new business account executive, serving the Kansas communities of Chanute, Independence, Neodesha and Parsons.

Showalter’s responsibilities will include working with local business owners to assess their communications needs and recommend the best solutions for their businesses.

“I’m very excited to begin working with local business owners to customize the services we offer in order to meet their unique needs and help make their businesses successful,” Showalter said. “Our services can be scaled and packaged so that business owners can take advantage of services such as our high-speed Internet, business phone service, and cable television.”

Showalter lives in Parsons with her husband, Marc, and their three children. She is an elected board member of her local church and is co-founder of the networking/training opportunity, Christian Business Alliance.

Business services available through Cable ONE include high-speed Internet with download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps; business phone service with free long-distance calling within the continental U.S. with the Unlimited service package; and reliable, crystal-clear cable TV services for businesses of all types and sizes.

Showalter can be reached by calling (620) 717-4191 or (417) 396-2419 or via email at

Candy Basket should get candy in time for Nov. 6 opening

The Candy Basket owner Marcus Smith will hand out candy during Monster March on Thursday evening, although it won’t be the candy he will sell in his business.

The Candy Basket should get its first order of candy in time to open on Nov. 6. The Candy Basket had an open house on Wednesday and will have a Parsons Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony later.

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