Latest Local News News

AG Schmidt’s office, Sunshine Coalition to offer training on open government laws

TOPEKA – (August 18, 2015) – The Kansas Attorney General’s Office and the Sunshine Coalition for Open Government will offer a free training session on Kansas open records and ...

You Drink. You Drive. You Lose.

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office wants motorists to be aware they will be joining nearly 150 other local and state law enforcement agencies between August 20th through Labor Day, ...

USD #508 approves resignations

The Baxter Springs Board of Education held a regular meeting on Monday, August 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm at 1108 Military. Superintendent David Pendergraft introduced new employees for 2015-16 ...

USD #404 approves contracts and resignation

The board conducted the public hearing regarding the 2015-16 USD 404 budget. There were no comments or concerns addressed by the public during the hearing. Mr. Tom Wimmer moved to approve ...

Columbus City Council approves 2016 budget

Courtesy Jordan Zabel, Cherokee County News-Advocate Columbus – The Columbus City Council held their 2016 Budget public hearing at Monday night’s meeting. Mayor Dexter Opela ...