ALTAMONT — Early Friday morning, the USD 506 Board of Education met in special session to approve the purchase of a property at 812 Seventh Street, Altamont, for the price of $28,000.
PITTSBURG — Law enforcement is looking for two Crawford County residents alleged to have committed a series of crimes between New Year’s Eve and Sunday over several counties.
Chris and Ella Lubbers, owners of Strategic Partners of Parsons, have pledged $75,000 to support the next phase in Labette Community College Foundation’s Pathways to the Future Capital Campaign.
The Wildcat Extension Education Foundation kicked off 2020 with an inaugural gala Thursday evening at the Cedar Tree Barn in rural Parsons, where supporters of 4-H and district agents discussed ways to help offset the recently added membership fee that youth will need to pay in order to join…
OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma woman received credit for time served and three years of supervised release for her role in a two-state cattle rustling scheme that ended in December 2018 upon its discovery.
A state and federal investigation into the Glenwood Resource Center in Iowa and the firing of its superintendent, Jerry Rea, has raised questions for some about what might have happened at Parsons State Hospital and Training Center prior to Rea retiring.
The five-member committee charged with studying the impact of wind energy in Labette County on Tuesday began digging into the weeds of topics related to wind development.
Parsons High School senior Alexis Harper earned her Girl Scout Gold Award last week, making her the fifth member of Girl Scout Troop 70161 to pursue the honor in the last year and a half.
Labette County commissioners, meeting as the board of health, heard reviews from 2019 from the Labette County Health Department staff in Parsons Monday afternoon.
At 3:45 a.m. Friday a citizen came to the Parsons Police Department to report someone breaking into his or her vehicle. It was reported that the witness was able to follow the suspects and gather a vehicle description and a tag number. Officers, using that information, discovered the tag bel…
TOPEKA — The 11th Judicial District Nominating Commission on Friday agreed to forward the names of three attorneys from the district to Gov. Laura Kelly, who will then choose a new judge to practice in Labette County within two months. The new judge will fill the seat left by the retirement …
The 11th Judicial District Nominating Commission has sent the names of three nominees for district judge to Gov. Laura Kelly, who has 60 days to decide who will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Jeffry Jack.
Labette Community College announced a $150,000 gift from The Sunderland Foundation of Overland Park that will provide significant support for the Pathways to the Future Capital Campaign to renovate and expand the college athletic facilities.
A project valued at over $1 million for a local Freightliner shop gave a last-month boost to the total valuation of construction projects for 2019, but the final tally still fell far short of 2018’s.
The rumors spreading in area fields, coffee shops and barber shops have become true, the now former owner of the Parsons Livestock Market said in a farewell speech before Wednesday’s auction.
A Parsons man in custody for rape and other serious charges did not want to give up his right to a speedy trial, so attorneys and a judge got the three trials scheduled for April before the 150-day deadline expires.
A former high school librarian and coach charged in Labette County District Court with two counts of aggravated endangering a child, both lower level felonies, is seeking diversion.
INDEPENDENCE — Bobby Dierks, who has been suspended as Montgomery County sheriff for 10 months, reached a court settlement through which he was officially removed from office on Monday.
Many students will return to school this week with stories to share about their winter break experiences and travels, but few will likely be able to say they spent time training with world champions and an Olympian.
ST. PAUL — Thanks to distance learning, St. Paul students again have family and consumer science classes and have been able to reopen their FCCLA chapter after 15 years.
OSWEGO — Labette County commissioners agreed on Tuesday to transfer nearly $1 million from the road and bridge budget into special line items for the same department to save money for projects and purchases in 2020 and thereafter.