Kansas Route 66 Historic District approved

The Kansas Historic Sites Board of Review approved the nomination of the Kansas Route 66 Historic District, north of Baxter Springs to the National Register of Historic Places. The ...

A Public Hearing is scheduled for updates to Counties Solid Waste Management Plan

Machelle Smith | Columbus There will be a public hearing held on Monday, March 16, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. in the large courtroom at the Cherokee County Courthouse, to discuss the proposed ...

Puppies Saved by a Big Heart

Melissa Sanders | Baxter Springs Baxter Springs fire department and ambulance responded to a home structure fire in Baxter Springs. Once Darah Bolt was on the scene she noticed a Chihuahua ...

Lottery Receives Four Manager Applications for SE Zone

TOPEKA, KAN. – The Kansas Lottery has received four applications to manage state-owned and -operated casino gaming in the Southeast Kansas Gaming Zone, which includes Crawford and ...

Landfill Issue Hits “9th Inning Technicality”

Staff Reports The Cherokee County’s Solid Waste Management Program ultimately ended up being the stumbling block for a proposed Galena Sanitary landfill. After nearly seven months ...