Commissioners appeal LGFRB decision

M. Smith | Columbus On Monday, June 29th, the Cherokee County Commissioners met with their attorney’s David Cooper and Nathan Coleman. The commissioner approved a letter in opposition ...

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 ...

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 ...

Grand Jury hands down indictments to Galena officials

Columbus ‐ After about seven months of hearing testimony the grand jury handed down indictments to the Galena City Council and Mayor on Friday, June 12, 2015. Those indicted are Mayor ...