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Galena Mayor and Council appear in court on indictment

M. Smith | Columbus On Thursday, July 2, the mayor of Galena, five current council members and one past council member made their first appearance in Cherokee County District Court, ...

Commissioners asks Coleman to look into pursuing legal action against KRGC

M. Smith | Columbus The Cherokee County Commissioners appointed Mark Hixon as the new Cherokee County Appraiser. The commissioners went into an executive session with Gene Langerot ...

Baxter Springs Approves Marketing Cable System

M. Smith | Baxter Springs Baxter Springs City Council met in a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 23 at 7:00 pm. The council approved appropriations in the amount of $213,481.03 ...

Columbus sewer bond issue

Courtesy Cherokee County News Advocate COLUMBUS – The City of Columbus took action to prevent further delinquency on bond disclosure reporting at Monday night’s meeting. Rick ...
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Route 66 Festival, Websites and Water Meters

Melissa Sanders/Galena The regular Galena city council meeting began at 6p.m. starting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Councilman Todd Martin is the only member of the council absent, ...