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AG Schmidt appeals Carr, Gleason death penalty decisions to the U.S. Supreme Court

TOPEKA – (October 16, 2014) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today formally appealed the Kansas Supreme Court’s decisions that vacated the death sentences of Reginald Carr, ...

Cherokee Co. Action Group Files Grand Jury Petition

Riverton KS, October 15, 2014: The Cherokee County Action Group (CCAG) filed a Grand Jury Petition today at the County Courthouse in Columbus, KS. The petition asks the State of Kansas ...
State Representative Mike Houser, Commissioner Candidate Lee Howard, Commissioner Pat Collins, Representative Candidate Brian Caswell

Candidates answer questions from concerned citizens

Machelle Smith | Galena The candidates that are running for First District County Commissioner and First District State Representative were in attendance at a candidate forum held at ...

USD 247 Capital Outlay passes

Nearly a week after a Special Election, the USD 247 Board of Education has learned the final results. With 723 Yes votes and 699 No votes, the voters have granted the school district ...

Columbus Council approves cameras for Police Department

Cherokee County News Advocate | Columbus The Columbus City Council unanimously approved the police department’s request to purchase nine Axon Flex camera systems during Monday’s ...