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City of Columbus is preparing the annual Fourth of July festivities

Courtesy of the Cherokee County News-Advocate COLUMBUS – The City of Columbus is preparing for the annual Fourth of July festivities. Jean Pritchett, director of the Chamber of ...

Galena City Council

Melissa Sanders/Galena The regular Galena City Council meeting started at 6 p.m. Mayor pro-tem Todd Martin was chairing the council meeting, in the absence of Mayor Dale Oglesby; also ...

USD #404 approves sale of general obligation bonds

Mr. Chad Greer with CGA and Aaron Hight with Crossland Construction gave the board an update on the post bond project development/phasing schedule. Mr. Tim Wilson, Board President, ...

Quapaw Tribe files Motion to Dismiss

On Monday, June 15, the Quapaw Tribe and the Downstream Development Authority filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit that was filed against them Attorney General Derick Schmidt and Cherokee ...

Baxter Springs receives dividend check from insurance company

Machelle Smith | Baxter Springs Cathy Bolek, Economic Development, came before the Baxter Springs City Council to request funding from the transient guest tax to purchase advertising ...