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The city of Parsons will get over $500,000 from a state transportation program to repair two bridges.

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EDNA — Blake Shelton will headline an upcoming concert at the Bar-O-Bar drive-in north of Edna on Saturday, July 25.

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The NJCAA is recommending that a majority of sports compete in the spring semester for the 2020-21 season, a change in course from the association’s initial action plan amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The 2020 Four State Farm Show, planned by Farm Talk newspaper to be held in July on the Pittsburg State University campus, has been canceled. 

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Rather than writing citations, Parsons Police Chief Robert Spinks hopes community responsibility and individuals leading by example will be enough for most people to abide by a new face mask ordinance that will begin Thursday.

A Parsons man who has been jailed nearly four years on allegations of molesting and exploiting children will wait another two months for a hearing in his case.

OSWEGO — Most Labette County employees will receive a $1 an hour raise and salaried workers will get $50 more per month starting with the next paycheck.

OSWEGO — A Labette County judge on Tuesday revoked a $100,000 bond for a woman accused of striking and killing her boyfriend with her car and set a new bond of $250,000.

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In the last couple of decades, veterans memorials have been erected in several surrounding Southeast Kansas communities.

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Rain was the culprit for a malfunctioning igniting system that disrupted the Parsons Chamber of Commerce fireworks display on Saturday night.

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OSWEGO — Labette County commissioners on Monday voted 2-1 to opt out of following Gov. Laura Kelly’s executive order on wearing face masks in public.

A Parsons man who has been jailed more than a year for charges related to the custody of three children is seeking dismissal of the charges and freedom in a recent civil filing. The filing against County Attorney Stephen Jones and Sheriff Darren Eichinger relates to the man’s continued pre-t…

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People in Parsons will have to begin wearing face masks within buildings accessible to the public and at many other work places in about two weeks.

A woman accused of striking and killing her boyfriend with her car in April returned to jail Wednesday, nine days after her release on a $100,000 bond.

Labette Health trustees on Thursday morning recognized hospital and Southeast Kansas Orthopedic Clinic staff members for a recent Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Blue Distinction Center+ award for knee and hip replacement.

The last time the Summer Olympics were held in Tokyo in 1964, Janelle Smith-Carson, then a junior in high school, was part of the U.S. track and field team to participate in the 400-meter race.

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Local business owners could be fined beginning next week for allowing unmasked customers into their buildings if a proposed ordinance is approved.

A gift to the community from Gold Award Girl Scout and 2020 Parsons High School co-salutatorian Ashley Mann continues to be vandalized.

PITTSBURG — A Parsons man received nearly five years in prison for his role in a 2019 home invasion in Pittsburg.

Ten individuals, including hospital managers, laboratory owners, billers and recruiters, were charged in an indictment unsealed Monday in Florida for their participation in an elaborate pass-through billing scheme using rural hospitals in several states as billing shells to submit fraudulent…

The Kansas State Activities Association will release its first set of plans for fall sports and activities on or around July 17, KSHSAA Executive Director Bill Faflick said in an online press conference on Wednesday.

Low-income Kansas seniors may be eligible for a program that provides checks to purchase fresh, unprocessed fruits and vegetables and honey at farmers markets in selected counties throughout the state, including Parsons.