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LHS seniors earn more than $122000 in scholarships  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — More than $122000 in local scholarships were awarded to 42 Louisburg High School seniors during the annual scholarship awards reception ...

Louisburg High School named Hy-Vee High School Team of the Week  KCTV Kansas City

Congratulations, Louisburg High School. The Wildcats are undefeated and going into the playoffs this weekend against Ottawa. They are this week's Hy-Vee ...

May 17 will be John Cisetti Day in Louisburg  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG – May 17 will begin on a special note for Louisburg High School's retiring band director.

Wildcat Stadium to get new look  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — Wildcat Stadium in Louisburg is about to get a facelift.

Louisburg USD 416 welcomes new staff  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — Students entering Louisburg Middle School and Louisburg High School as sixth- and ninth-graders this year are back in school today for a ...

Louisburg musicians help set world record  Miami County Republic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With 835 performers, this year's Kansas City Tuba Christmas smashed the previous world record of 502 and was certified by the Guinness ...

Longtime band director turns out the lights  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG − It is a question that would be interesting to find the answer to − how many now-married couples met as members of the Louisburg High School ...

Cisetti to be honored at concert, retirement reception  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG – The upcoming spring band concert in Louisburg will not only culminate the season, it will culminate a career.

83-year-old Louisburg man is fixture on basketball court  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — He was the “sixth man” on the Louisburg High School Wildcat basketball team when he was a senior in high school. Now, 65 years later, he is ...

Classroom surprises are twice as nice in Louisburg and Spring Hill  Miami County Republic

Kansas Commissioner of Education Randy Watson always enjoys calling young teachers in their classroom and personally telling them they have won the ...

LHS to present musical, Shrek, this weekend  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — The auditorium will be turned into a fairy tale landscape this weekend at Louisburg High School as the music department presents the musical, ...

DePriest carrying on family football tradition | Louisburg  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — Jonathan DePriest has football in his blood.

Louisburg to crown royalty at Friday homecoming  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG – The Louisburg High School Wildcats will celebrate homecoming Friday, Oct. 5, with a home football game against the Atchison Redmen. Kickoff ...

USD 416 looks to secure funding for secure doors  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — Highways can be adopted. Abandoned cats or dogs can be adopted. Now in Louisburg, doors can be adopted, too.

LHS alumni gather for reunion  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — Louisburg High School alumni members gathered Sunday, May 26, for their annual reunion.

Louisburg Library board members consider options for new building  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — After two failed attempts to get a bond issue passed by voters, Louisburg Library District No. 1 board members are once again looking at options ...

Louisburg Alumni | Photos  Miami County Republic

Members of the Louisburg High School class of 1948 celebrated 70 years during Sunday's alumni reunion in Louisburg. Pictured are: (from left) Rita (Knecht) ...

Holloway rises quickly through USD 416 ranks  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — At the start of last summer, Jeremy Holloway was an eighth-grade history teacher, contemplating whether he would have his students participate ...

LHS senior receives special gift at scholarship night  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — It was a poignant moment at the Louisburg High School Local Scholarship Recognition Night when a special scholarship was announced ...

Two additional administrators join Louisburg district  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — As students head back to Louisburg schools in less than a month, they will be greeted by new administrators at every building, including a new ...

USD 416 fills two administrator positions for next year  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — There were two positions to fill in the Louisburg school district after the announcement of longtime educator Pam Best's retirement. Both those ...

Louisburg welcomes two dozen new teachers  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — Students in Louisburg USD 416 started back to school last week and were greeted by two dozen new teachers — 11 at the high school, three at ...

Anna Dixon signs letter of intent to make Kansas State dreams official  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG – The suspense is finally over. Louisburg senior Anna Dixon is headed to Kansas State University to play volleyball.

Louisburg couple closing Overland Park jewelry store  Miami County Republic

OVERLAND PARK — Diamonds are forever or, as in the case of a rural Louisburg man, 36 years anyway.

USD 416 approves nearly $2 million of construction  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — Construction bids totaling nearly $2 million were approved Feb. 12 by the USD 416 school board.

New administrator trades one LHS for another  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — Summer just recently officially started, but one new addition to the Louisburg school district is ready to get to work.

Dixon selected to Preps Best of Kansas all-star volleyball team  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG – Anna Dixon of Louisburg was named to the All-Star Preps Best of Kansas 2018 Elite Volleyball Team.

Five LHS students perform with district band  Miami County Republic

OVERLAND PARK — Five Louisburg High School students performed Saturday, Dec. 1, in the ECKMEA All-District Band.

Louisburg twirler wins state title, advances to nationals  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — A Louisburg High School student is now one of the best twirlers in the state.

Louisburg High School quarterback killed in car wreck

MIAMI COUNTY, Kan. -- The town of Louisburg, Kan. is mourning the loss of a teen killed in a car wreck on Saturday night. The Miami County Sheriff's Office said ...

Contraband discovered during Louisburg High School lockdown  KMBC Kansas City

As many as 20 students at Louisburg High School face possible discipline after the discovery of a live bullet in a hallway led to the discovery of a whole lot more.

All-State Academic Team: Honorable Mention Team - News  Leavenworth Times

Each year, The Topeka Capital-Journal chooses the All-State Academic Team, a recognition of the best and brightest young minds the Sunflower State has to ...

Louisburg's first recreation director already on the move  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — As a resident of rural Miami County for nearly 14 years, with two children in the Louisburg schools, Louisburg is a big part of Diana Moore's life.

Masonic Lodge fish fry set for June 29  Miami County Republic

Louisburg Masonic Peace Lodge No. 243 will have its annual fish fry fundraiser from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 29, in Fox Hall at 201 S. Broadway in ...

Rasmussen signs letter to play baseball at Rockhurst University  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — Stepping onto the baseball field will continue to be part of Beckett Rasmussen's life for at least four more years.

The Porch Community Church is on a mission to change lives  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — It's not your traditional Sunday morning inside The Porch Community Church.

Louisburg educators reflect on life of long-time superintendent  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — When looking back at all the years he worked with Jim Knox, who was superintendent of the Louisburg school district from 1976 to 2000, Don ...

Louisburg football coach Kyle Littrell resigns after July domestic battery arrest  Kansas City Star

In a specially called executive session Thursday night, the Louisburg school board accepted the resignation of Kyle Littrell, head football coach since 2013.

High school athletes honored, inspired by former football star Jordy Nelson at Best of Kansas Preps banquet  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Kansas high school student-athletes and their friends and family packed the Stormont Vail Events Center on Thursday for The Topeka Capital-Journal's Best of ...

Louisburg fire chief to retire after more than three decades at helm  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — It was 1962 and Paul Richards was just 6 years old, playing at his home less than a block from Fox Hall and the old downtown fire station.

Louisburg football coach under investigation, facing charge of domestic battery

LOUISBURG, Kan. – A Louisburg High School Teacher is facing charges of domestic battery. District Superintendent Brian Biermann told FOX 4 Kyle Littrell is ...

Top stories of 2018, No. 1: Stevens found not guilty in murder case  Miami County Republic

Now that the calendar has turned over to a new year, the Republic is taking a look back at the top stories of 2018 that impacted the lives of Miami.

Film Project On Family Farm Earns 'Prodigal Son' Status For Kansas City Performer  KCUR

They say you can't go home again. But what if you bring drones, quilts and a marching band? On a warm, sunny Saturday last October, David Wayne Reed was ...

Volleyball Sub-State Matchups Announced for 6A, 5A & 4A  CatchItKansas

KSHSAA announced the matchups and host sites for sub-state volleyball in classes 6A through 4A set for October 20th. CLASS 6A WEST. HELD AT ...

Two new officers join Louisburg Police Department  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — Persistence paid off recently for one new member of the Louisburg Police Department.

USD 416 names teachers of the year  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG – When the superintendent of schools and the school principal walked into their classroom recently, closely followed by their families, two teachers ...

Middle school cheer squad more like high school team  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — With 25 cheerleaders, the Louisburg Middle School cheerleading squad is more like a high school team, and that goes for the awards they win ...

Fort Scott Community College offers opportunities to learn a trade  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — Students at the Miami County campus of Fort Scott Community College are trading in traditional textbooks and notepads for welding torches and ...

Louisburg students win gold at national FCCLA event  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — As her last act as a teacher at Louisburg High School, Caitlin Callaway took two students to participate in a national competition, where one ...

Chisam resigns as Osawatomie High School principal  Miami County Republic

OSAWATOMIE – After 30 years in education, Osawatomie High School principal Doug Chisam has decided to take his first step in a new direction.

Time capsule caps Louisburg Labor Day celebration  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — Mary Jo Weers was just 13 years old in 1968 when she put her brother's black leather hat in Louisburg's centennial time capsule. As the vault ...

Paola Panther wrestlers runner-up in regional | Louisburg  Miami County Republic

BURLINGTON – The Paola Panthers left the Class 4A regional wrestling tournament with the runner-up trophy, placing second in the two-day, 16-team event ...

Louisburg man killed in motorcycle accident Sunday | Breaking  Miami County Republic

A 20-year-old Louisburg man was killed Sunday afternoon in an accident involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle in northeast Miami County.

Big fish fry planned for Saturday in Louisburg  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — It was a foggy morning in late May after a night of thunderstorms, and William “Captain Buddy” Rogers was excited. With high hopes for the ...

Hospital auxiliary recognizes volunteers, awards scholarships  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — Miami County Medical Center Auxiliary members thanked volunteers for thousands of hours of *service* and awarded scholarships to four young ...

The Kelly Factor: New staff start work at Louisburg City Hall  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG – Some jokingly called it “The Kelly Factor” that two new employees of the city of Louisburg share the name Kelly. But, the expertise the women ...

Cedar Cove named Louisburg 'Business of Year'  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — For years, Cedar Cove has been known for large cats. Now, it is also known as the Louisburg Business of the Year.

Louisburg couple take over operation of golf course  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — For most people, spring clean-up means planting a few seeds, raking up leftover leaves and trimming a couple of trees. For Andy Sauber, spring ...

Echer Selected as a Finalist for KSHSAA Spirit of Sport Award  KRSL

Russell High School Head Football Coach Jordan Echer has been recognized by the Kansas State High School Activities Association as a finalist for the ...

Meet the new teachers of Paola USD 368  Miami County Republic

Today is the first day of school for Paola USD 368 students, and there will be a lot of new faces greeting them when they walk into their schools.

McMullen to play volleyball at Northwest Missouri State  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG – Sophie McMullen played high school volleyball with her younger sister Corinna at every match.

Friends mourn loss of LHS grad killed in motorcycle accident  Miami County Republic

The Louisburg community is still grieving the loss of 21-year-old Alec Haith, a 2014 Louisburg High School graduate who was killed in a motorcycle accident ...

LHS graduates spend summer working in lab  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — Two recent Louisburg High School graduates have spent their summer before college working in a research lab at the University of Kansas ...

Shufelberger runs to win at Rim Rock Classic  MileSplit

Washburn Rural's Jaybe Shufelberger and Yates Center's Hadley Splechter led an all-star cast of Kansas cross country runners Saturday at the Rim Rock Farm ...

'He's going to kill somebody'  Miami County Republic

It didn't take Darla Hines long to realize that something was wrong.

Youths entertain audience at 'We've Got Talent!' show  Miami County Republic

PAOLA – Santanna Romero of Osawatomie had the crowd screaming from the moment he took the stage at Paola Middle School for the sixth annual “We've Got ...

Taking the phrase 'small town' to the extreme | Louisburg  Miami County Republic

WEST LINE, Mo. — There are small towns throughout Kansas and Missouri. Towns so small that the phrase, “blink and you miss it,” is actually true. But, there is ...

40 DAYS TO 2017 KICKOFF: Konnor Cook  Bring On The Cats

In which BracketCat counts down the 40th day until the 2017 kickoff with a profile of fullback Konnor Cook.

Exhibit features artwork by local students  Miami County Republic

The artwork of more than 60 local high school students currently is on display at the Reflections Art Gallery located at the Miami County Medical Center in Paola.

Fort Hays State University announces scholarship awards for 2018-19  Hays Post

FHSU University Relations. Winners of general academic scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year from Fort Hays State University have been announced by ...

Faith-based ranch designated as U.S. Pony Club riding center  Miami County Republic

For the past five years, Promised Land Ranch Ministries has given local youths a place to learn how to ride and care for horses as well as strengthen their faith.

Rose Parade 2018 – Performers & Floats List! | 2018 Rose Parade  Just Jared

Rose Parade 2018 – Performers & Floats List! The 2018 Rose Parade is taking place in just a few hours and we have all the info you need about the big ...

C-J announces 30 Kansas high school seniors named to All-State Academic Team  Topeka Capital Journal

The members of The Topeka Capital-Journal's 2015 All-State Academic Team have achieved impressive academic, musical and athletic honors.

Local students awarded scholarships from Fort Hays State for 2016-17 year  hays Post

FHSU University Relations. Local students, listed by hometown, have been awarded scholarships from Fort Hays State University for the 2016 to 2017 academic ...

Your Guide to the Best Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Activities This Week | Pasadena California, Hotels,CA Real Estate,Restaurants,City Guide... -  Pasadena Now

A multitude of activities is underway in and near Pasadena throughout this week which by next Monday will culminate in that pair of iconic New Years Day ...

Paola Prom 2015 | Photos  Miami County Republic

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USA Football Releases Initial Roster for U.S. U-16 National Team for International Bowl VIII  American Football International

The phrase, “Everything is bigger in Texas,” rings true for the 2017 U.S. Under-16 National Team, which will descend upon Arlington, Texas, tall on talent and ...

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