Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas is now offering COVID-19 vaccine appointments for all individuals in Phase 2 of the Kansas Vaccine Prioritization Plan. There is no out-of-pocket cost to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccinations will be available at all CHC/SEK clinic locations.
The Labette Cardinals women’s basketball team, still ranked No. 1 in the country, has gone into a team-wide quarantine after multiple players tested positive for COVID-19.
COLUMBUS — Cherokee County authorities began searching area strip pits Tuesday night for two Joplin men after their families reported they didn’t return home after a day of fishing.
When the Labette Cardinals softball program hosts Maple Woods in its season opener on Thursday, it will have been 351 days since the 2020 campaign came to an abrupt halt amid the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A preliminary hearing has been rescheduled for a former high school librarian and coach charged in Labette County District Court with two counts of aggravated endangering a child.
In the final round before the state wrestling championships, two wrestlers from Erie qualified for state at this weekend’s sub-state tournaments.
A Parsons woman received a required probation sentence for breaking into the concession stand at the Babe Ruth League baseball fields at Winway Park.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has rescinded a boil water advisory for Neosho County Rural Water District No. 4 in Neosho County. The advisory affected the area of the system east of U.S. 59 and south of the Labette/Neosho County line and was issued because of a loss of pres…
Parsons Public Library will host “Wichita’s Dockum Drugstore Sit-In,” a Black History Month presentation and discussion by Prisca Barnes, at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the main area of the library.
ALTAMONT — Altamont city officials announced Wednesday night that it appears the city is coming out of the woods with its energy emergency as far as rolling blackouts and the potential discontinuance of natural gas supplies that would require resident evacuations.
A Fredonia woman who should have gone to prison on drug and endangerment convictions instead received probation because of strides she’s made in her addiction recovery.
An Oswego man currently facing aggravated robbery charges has been arrested on multiple warrants and is a person of interest in Monday’s robbery of Dollar General in Parsons.
The Labette Assistance Center will distribute U.S. Department of Agriculture food commodities from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at the former Sunshine convenience store, 2301 Main.
OSWEGO — Labette County commissioners on Tuesday agreed to keep three county buildings closed on Wednesday to continue to conserve electricity because of extreme cold in the Midwest.
ALTAMONT — Altamont city officials were between pessimistic and guardedly optimistic Monday night about the potential for natural gas supplies to be cut off to Altamont residents in the next few days.
Residents in Parsons and surrounding cities are being asked to conserve gas and electric, and emergency notice was issued stating the potential for Altamont residents to lose access to natural gas completely.
Two rural fire departments provided the Parsons State Hospital and Training Center and Labette Health with needed water so boiler systems can heat facilities. Water pressure fell in Parsons after a leak at the old water treatment plant.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for a portion of Neosho County Rural Water District 4. The advisory affects the area of the system east of U.S. 59 and south of the Labette/Neosho County Line.
From Kansas Department of TransportationTOPEKA - Weather forecasts show bitterly cold temperatures and several inches of snow are expected in areas across the state from today to Monday night. The Kansas Department of Transportation encourages the public to limit travel because these conditi…