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Introducing the Paola High School homecoming candidates  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — Paola High School will celebrate homecoming Friday night with a home football game against the Baldwin Bulldogs.

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. There are 17 ...

Paola USD 368 wrapping up bleacher, locker room projects  Miami County Republic

Paola sports fans will be cheering on their Panthers from brand new bleachers at Panther Stadium this school year.

Two officers join Paola police force | Uploaded-photos  Miami County Republic

Paola Police Chief Don Poore (middle) introduces new police officers Mitchell Gabbert (left) and Keith Myers during the Oct. 9 Paola City Council meeting.

Panthers prepare to compete in league | Paola  Miami County Republic

PAOLA – There was a lot to take away from the first week of practices at Paola High School.

Santa Claus is coming to towns  Miami County Republic

It may not even be Thanksgiving yet, but the big man in red is already busy mapping out his Christmas schedule, and that includes multiple stops in Miami ...

Paola teacher using dry-erase board drawings to get students excited for school  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

PAOLA, Kan. -- It can be hard to get your kids excited to go to school, but a Paola teacher is using markers, a dry erase board and her talents to get kids excited ...

Paola's baseball/softball complex to get new additions  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — The Paola school district's baseball/softball complex northeast of Cottonwood Elementary soon will get a new look.

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 ...

Classmates reunite during alumni celebration  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — A lot has changed over the past 50 years, but the bond between members of the Paola High School class of 1968 was as strong as ever Saturday.

Meeks places first, third in indoor meet | Paola  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — Senior Amanda Meeks is already working on her return to state with the Paola Lady Panther track and field team.

USD 368 bleachers, locker room projects set to begin soon  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — Paola USD 368 officials are ready to tackle the last remaining projects from the $17 million school bond that voters approved in April 2014.

VanHoecke signs with Kansas Jayhawks for pole vault  Miami County Republic

PAOLA – The higher she soared in the pole vault, the more colleges and universities came calling for Paola senior Samantha VanHoecke.

Gagnebin selected District 2 Athletic Director of the Year  Miami County Republic

PAOLA – Darin Gagnebin, Paola High School athletic director and assistant principal, was recently named the District 2 Athletic Director of the Year.

Knecht, Douglas win national wrestling titles for Team Kansas  Miami County Republic

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Jordyn Knecht and Brenna Douglas of Paola are national champions. Knecht is the new USMC Girls Cadet Folkstyle National ...

Osawatomie to celebrate homecoming Friday night  Miami County Republic

OSAWATOMIE – The Osawatomie High School Trojans will celebrate homecoming Friday night with a home football game against the Iola Mustangs. Kickoff is ...

Osawatomie athletes ready for games to begin | Osawatomie  Miami County Republic

OSAWATOMIE – There is nothing quite like the walk from the back of Osawatomie High School to the practice facility.

Bressler leaves Paola High School for Pittsburg  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — Phil Bressler is trading one PHS for another.

Paola High School alumni share memories during reunion  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — Paola High School graduates from as far back as the class of 1940 gathered together Saturday for the annual alumni luncheon at the high school, and ...

Miller taking passion for wrestling to Baker University  Miami County Republic

PAOLA – Jake Miller is headed to Baker University on a wrestling scholarship.

Meet the Paola homecoming candidates  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — Paola High School will celebrate homecoming Friday night with a home football game against the Eudora Cardinals.

Slawson all-time shot put record holder at Emporia State  Miami County Republic

WICHITA, Kan. – Kelsey Slawson is shattering records at Wichita State University.

Seck eager to make impact at South Dakota  Miami County Republic

VERMILLION, South Dakota – Lineman Cameron Seck is enjoying the small town life as a member of the University of South Dakota football team.

Former Paola man shot and killed by police in Florida  Miami County Republic

GULF BREEZE, Fla. — A 24-year-old former Paola resident was shot and killed by a Florida police officer March 27 during an apparent break-in attempt.

Paola alumni reunite during luncheon, private gatherings  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — Like most of his fellow male classmates in the Paola High School class of 1967, Randy Thomas knew that the Vietnam War likely was going to have ...

Starting the conversation  Miami County Republic

Editor's note: This is the third and final article in a series focusing on the issue of teen suicide.

Remembering Regan  Miami County Republic

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of articles focusing on the issue of teen suicide.

PHS seniors receive more than $190000 in scholarship money  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — Several Paola High School seniors received a big financial boost for their future during the school's annual scholarship awards night April 26.

Long signs letter to high jump for Baylor  Miami County Republic

PAOLA – While she was walking the halls at Paola Middle School, Moorea Long heard she had the body of a high jumper.

Paola FFA members honored at banquet  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — The 81st annual Paola FFA Chapter banquet and awards ceremony was held March 13 at Paola High School.

Mac's Garage leaves behind family's legacy of service  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — For the past 73 years, Mac's Garage has been more than just a business to the McKaig family — it's been their life. Three generations of McKaigs ...

Smith named V.J. Elson Award winner during football banquet  Miami County Republic

PAOLA – Drew Smith, a Paola High School senior, was named the V.J. Elson Award winner during the annual Panther football banquet.

Paola SkillsUSA members compete at state event  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — Members of the Paola SkillsUSA chapter attended the Kansas SkillsUSA Conference on April 17 and 18 in Hutchinson.

Paola Hall of Fame a family affair | Paola  Miami County Republic

Considering how young the Paola High School Athletic Hall of Fame is, created in 1996, the honored list includes a lot of family ties.

PHS alumnus arrested after allegedly shooting at officer  Miami County Republic

BELTON, Mo. — A former Paola High School student was arrested early Sunday morning after reportedly shooting at a police officer in Belton, Mo., during a ...

PHS seniors receive $189100 in scholarships  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — Big money was awarded to Paola High School seniors April 20 thanks to the support of local community members, organizations and the USD 368 ...

Meet the new teachers for Paola USD 368  Miami County Republic

Paola USD 368 students started a new school year today, and there were some new faces to greet them at many of the school district's buildings.

Gorsuch, Hayes, Dumperts inducted into Paola hall of fame  Miami County Republic

PAOLA – Mike Dumpert, Noah Dumpert, Megan Hayes and Steve Gorsuch joined the Paola High School Athletic Hall of Fame during a ceremony between ...

Paola man shot and killed outside of Missouri restaurant  Miami County Republic

A Paola man was shot and killed Thursday morning outside of a restaurant in Blue Springs, Mo., and multiple charges were filed Friday against the alleged ...

Kessler, Sims, Payne, Barbour inducted into hall of fame  Miami County Republic

PAOLA – Annie Kessler, Jesse Sims, Caleb Payne and Kurt Barbour entered the Paola High School Athletic Hall of Fame during a ceremony between varsity ...

PHS art teacher uses white board sketches to inspire students  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — DeAnna Morgan's art classroom at Paola High School is becoming a popular spot to visit for students, teachers and administrators.

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 ...

Reminiscing at reunions | Republic-online  Miami County Republic

Phil Messer, a retired American Airlines pilot, shared a little humor Saturday while addressing his fellow 1963 Paola High School graduates during the annual ...

We've Got Talent showcases local performers  Miami County Republic

PAOLA – Twenty acts, featuring 22 performers, highlighted the fifth annual We've Got Talent show at Paola Middle School on Saturday evening.

Field turf at Panther Stadium ready for games to begin  Miami County Republic

The long awaited Panther Stadium is scheduled to open this week with the Paola soccer team playing Baldwin on Thursday.

Dick Gilman inducted into wrestling hall of fame  Miami County Republic

SALINA — Richard “Dick” Gilman has been inducted into the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

PHS grad killed in motorcycle accident | Breaking News  Miami County Republic

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Keith Peuser, a 2015 Paola High School graduate, was killed Saturday evening in a motorcycle accident near the Fort Campbell U.S. ...

New tattoo parlor opens in Paola  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — The topic of tattoos has always been a bit of a joke between Bailey April and her mother, Christie.

PHS Alumni Reunion | Photos  Miami County Republic

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Phil Bressler selected as PHS Principal  Pittsburg Morning Sun

PITTSBURG — The new Pittsburg High School principal will start work July 1.The Pittsburg Board of Education announced the new hire, Phillip Bressler, ...

Spotlight track team features five state champions | Louisburg  Miami County Republic

PAOLA – State champions Samantha VanHoecke, Nathan Ewing, Elizabeth Pomatto, Izzy Williams and Madeline Rivers highlight the Tri-County Spotlight Track ...

Archery a way of life for Thomas | Paola  Miami County Republic

PAOLA – When Hunter Thomas says he would not be where he is today without the sport of archery, the Paola sportsman means it.

Paola Panthers capture Frontier League Dual Tournament title  Miami County Republic

BALDWIN CITY – The Frontier League Dual Tournament title went down to the last match of the final dual.

2018-19 Preseason Girls National High School Rankings  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum are again partnered to create its preseason national rankings for high school ...

Community mourns loss of Larry Criddle  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — Larry Criddle had never missed a day of teaching in all of his 20 years with Paola USD 368, which made his absence all the more difficult to.

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

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

Miller playing indoor football for Kansas Koyotes | Paola  Miami County Republic

TOPEKA, Kan. ‑ Football has always been in LaKaito Miller's blood.

Paola is new world for exchange students | Republic-online  Miami County Republic

The first semester was quite a learning experience for three foreign exchange students at Paola High School, and they can't wait to see what's in store during the ...

Pennington named Kansas Teacher of the Year finalist  Miami County Republic

Paola USD 368 once again has a state finalist for Kansas Teacher of the Year. Sunflower Elementary fifth-grade teacher Jolene Pennington was named a state ...

Eagle Scout project adds seating to veterans memorial  Miami County Republic

PAOLA — The annual Veterans Day *service* at the Miami County Veterans Memorial will be extra special this year thanks to a local Boy Scout and his family and ...

Marcum Volleyball Academy celebrates 8th summer | Louisburg  Miami County Republic

PAOLA – If you follow a high school volleyball team in Miami County, chances are at least one of the players worked out with the Marcum Volleyball Academy.

Presenting the new faces of Osawatomie USD 367  Miami County Republic

OSAWATOMIE – Osawatomie USD 367 has gained several new faces for the 2017-18 school year including special education teacher Lacey Draper, Life Skills ...

Revving up for the Paola Heartland Car Show  Miami County Republic

When Jared Zimmerman thinks back on his time spent growing up in Paola, one of the first things that comes to mind is the 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass he had ...

Paola dance team wins superior trophy  Miami County Republic

EMPORIA — The Paola High School dance team scored 125 of a possible 126 points on their evaluations at the UDA/KSHSAA Dance Camp at Emporia State ...

Louisburg man killed in motorcycle accident Sunday | Breaking News  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.

Reba A. Enke  lstribune

Reba A. Enke, 81, Greenwood, MO, passed away peacefully on September 4, 2018. Reba was born March 25, 1937, in rural Paola, KS. She attended a ...

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 ...

Cheerleaders win trophies, ribbons | Paola  Miami County Republic

BALDWIN CITY — The Paola High School Panther cheerleaders received three trophies and nine ribbons for their performance at Baker University this summer.

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 ...

Paulsen wins first-ever Powder Puff Wrestling title  Miami County Republic

The lights were down in the Paola High School gymnasium for the annual black and gold scrimmage and the powder puff wrestling fundraiser for the Paola ...

Powderpuff wrestling to benefit Paola After Prom | Miami County  Miami County Republic

PAOLA – Get ready to rumble Paola and for a great cause during the second annual Paola Powderpuff Wrestling Showcase.

'Celtic Tales' reprise brings Irish folklore back to Paola stage  Miami County Republic

Those who missed out on the opportunity to see Irish folklore brought to life on the Paola High School stage in September will get another chance to see the ...

Starr-Menefee  Miami County Republic

Emily Ann Starr and John Max Menefee exchanged wedding vows at the Jim and Sharon Wise estate in Louisburg on May 21, 2016.

Mac County track teams impressive at state championship  McPherson Sentinel

WICHITA— With the Kansas State Track and Field Championship coming to a close on Saturday, teams in the McPherson County in both class 4A and 2A made ...

PHS theater students to perform 'Celtic Tales' this weekend  Miami County Republic

A taste of Irish folklore with a local twist will be featured this weekend at Paola High School.

Abshire wins 400th volleyball match Saturday | Paola  Miami County Republic

PITTSBURG — The Paola Panther volleyball team closed out pool play Saturday in the Pittsburg Invitational with a straight set victory against Labette County for ...

Huber signs letter to play baseball at Ottawa University  Miami County Republic

OTTAWA — Brock Huber will not be hanging up his cleats just yet, signing a national letter of intent to play baseball at Ottawa University.

Hey Small-Town Kansas, What Ever Happened To Cruising?  KCUR

Imagine it's 8 p.m. on a Saturday in the mid-1970s. You're starting the engine of a 1966 Chevrolet Caprice, big block engine, 4-speed manual transmission.

Mrs. Chambers goes to Washington | Miami County  Miami County Republic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The political scene in Washington has been historic the last eight years with the election of President Barack Obama, the first ...

Cullor scores 8-7 decision to take cown | Prairie View  Miami County Republic

SALINA – Prairie View junior Gavin Cullor has a new title to add to his name – state champion.

Bowen aims to turn around TMP football program  Hays Daily News

David Bowen has been on both ends of the spectrum in his high school football coaching career. He spent six years as an assistant at a powerhouse program in ...

Boehm, Cooper, Haggerty McCracken, Pomatto, Trigg, Robison selected for Paola football team awards  Miami County Republic

Avery Boehm, Dylan Cooper, Brandon Haggerty, Nevin McCracken, Joe Pomatto, Zach Trigg, and Jake Robison received Paola High School Panther football ...

Paola graduate warms hearts with unicorn visits | Louisburg  Miami County Republic

TAMPA, Fla. – The elevator doors open at Tampa General Hospital and emerging to surprise the children are Brittany Barney Beard and Billy the unicorn.

Board announces new principal  Pittsburg Morning Sun

PITTSBURG — A new principal has been selected by the USD 250 Board of education.Phill Bressler, who has been principal at Paola High School for more ...

Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy concludes, Hays counselor honored  Hays Post

MANHATTAN — More than 430 young men from across the State of Kansas, all of whom will enter their senior year of high school this fall, participated in the ...

Introducing the homecoming candidates | Republic-online  Miami County Republic

Madison Auten. Madison is the daughter of Joe and Kathy Auten. Her school activities include volleyball all four years, including lettering her senior year; KAY all ...

Sandra Sue “Sandy” Husted

May 31, 2017 | Obituaries |. Sandra Sue “Sandy” Husted passed away May 30, 2017 at her home. Sandra was born September 8, 1936 in Stanton Township, ...

Hayes leads MidAmerica to best season ever | Paola  Miami County Republic

OLATHE — MidAmerica Nazarene University was a volleyball program looking for a new beginning when Megan Hayes was a senior at Paola High School four ...

February 21 National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings  FloWrestling

The National Girls High School Rankings for February 21, 2018 have been released, recognizing the top high school girl wrestlers in the nation. It is the fourth ...

High School Sports News, Videos, Pictures & Scores  Kansas City Star

Follow Prep & High School sports teams scores, photos, videos, news, columns and more with the Kansas City Star.

The Top 100 Boys All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.

Bowman-Stewart  Miami County Republic

Allison Bowman, daughter of Les and Janice Bowman of Moorpark, Calif., and Neal Stewart of Simi Valley, Calif., son of Ed and Kelly Stewart of Paola, ...

Good pigs, good lessons, good friends | News  Farm Talk

Good hogs are always in style no matter what the trend is.”

Lentz hired as KSHSAA assistant executive director  Topeka Capital Journal

Mark Lentz, of Paola, was named assistant executive director of the Kansas State High School Activities Association.Lentz will start July 1, recplacing Rick ...

awards scholarships for 2017-18 year - Fort Hays State University  FHSU News

Local students are among the winners of general academic scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year from Fort Hays State University.

Incumbent Bill Sutton running against Edgerton Mayor Donald Roberts in 43rd District GOP primary  Kansas City Star

Sutton and Roberts are competing to represent the 43rd District, which covers parts of Edgerton and Gardner in central Johnson County. There is no Democratic ...

Fort Hays State's KAMS class of 2016 honored in completion ceremony  FHSU News

Twenty students were honored at Saturday's completion ceremony for Fort Hays State University's Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science. But the ...

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 ...

Garrett Appier finishes sixth in U.S. Olympic trials shot put  Kansas City Star

Garrett Appier, the Pittsburg State product whose stock in the shot put soared this year, finished sixth at the U.S. Track and Field Trials on Friday in Eugene, Ore.

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