Columbus City Council hires two full-time police officers

Pat Richardson/Cherokee County News Advocate Columbus – The Columbus City Council voted Monday night to approve the hiring of two full-time police officers and one reserve police ...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Recently it was brought to my attention that a new potential casino may come to our area. A few days later it was announced that the Galena Fire Department made an agreement ...
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Castle Rock Casino Resort Announces $130 Million Development in Cherokee County, Southeast Kansas

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Kan. (Nov. 24, 2014) — Representatives of Castle Rock Casino Resort today announced plans to build a premiere, Las Vegas-style casino resort in Cherokee County, ...

Weir recognizes Zortz for training

Machelle Smith | Weir The owners of 208 East Pine came before the council to update them on their property. Because of the work that the owners have completed the council removed the ...

Judge Lynch rules on Grand Jury

Columbus, Kan. – Judge Kent Lynch issued an order to empanel a grand jury based on the petition filed by the Cherokee County Community Action Group. The group needed 225 valid ...