Baxter Springs recognizes student postcard winners

Baxter Springs, Kan. – Councilwoman Sue Gast, on behalf of the Economic Development Committee, recognized April Slavens, high school, and Vance Asquith, middle school, as the ...

Route 66 Preservationist to write book about Route 66 in Kansas

Scottsdale AZ – Route 66 Preservationist Ed Klein announced today he is to author a book about Route 66 through the state of Kansas. The approval for the book came from Arcadia Publishing ...
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USD#508 recognizes retirees at Cooper House

Baxter Springs, Kan. – “This is about us showing our appreciation to all of you,” said Mrs. DeAnne Binns. “Your time and energy to make things better for our children.” Each ...

Spirit of Cherokee County Displayed Following Tornado

The EF-2 tornado, which started in Oklahoma on April 27th and moved across the state line into Kansas, left a path of destruction through the heart of Baxter Springs. I praise God that ...
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EF-2 strikes Baxter Springs – Sunday 5:46 p.m

An EF-2 tornado struck the community of Baxter Springs at approximately 5:46 p.m. Sunday evening, April 27. Jason Allison, Cherokee County emergency manager, reported the tornado was ...