Pittsburg (Kansas, United States)

Type: City
Name: Pittsburg (Kansas, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 37.41
Longitude: -94.699997
population: 19,476
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Locals get PSU scholarships

Several area students recently received scholarships at Pittsburg State University. Recipients, listed alphabetically, are as follows: Patricia  Boore, wife of Brian Boore and daughter of Bertha Curran, both of Girard, nursing senior, James and Geraldine ... [Published Morning Sun - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Patrick's People — John Kekec has written 'Fire in the Hole'

John Kekec’s childhood was filled with stories about the deep shaft coal mining days of southeast Kansas. “My family was part of that era, and the story has been bottled up in me for years,” he  said in a telephone interview. “I’ve written essays and ... [Published Morning Sun - 9 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Study examines costs of starting businesses in area towns

JOPLIN, Mo. —When Firehouse Pottery opened in Joplin this spring, it was just one of the hundreds of new businesses that launch in the Four-State Area each year.Charity Hawkins, a Joplin native, said she and her husband “wanted to do something that would ... [Published Joplin Globe - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Kansas water vision presented

The long-term water outlook for the City of Pittsburg differs significantly from the rest of the State of Kansas. While the Ogallala Aquifer that serves the majority of western Kansas and portions of several other states is declining faster than it is ... [Published Morning Sun - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Study examines costs of starting up new business in area communities

—Thinking about starting a new business?Earlier this week, Steve Robb, who owns Municipal Consulting, released the results of a study of 14 communities in the region, comparing some of the costs of starting a small business in each of those towns.The ... [Published Joplin Globe - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Lorene (Grimes) VanBuren

Lorene (Grimes) VanBuren 1947 -- 2014, a resident of Pittsburg, Kan., departed the earth and pain of cancer to be with her Heavenly Father on July 8, 2014.She was born in Fort Scott, Kan., to Claude L. and Frances (Wolfe) Grimes but spent much of her ... [Published The Fort Scott Tribune - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. 69 reaches field check

There's no sign along U.S. Highway 69 to indicate that it's at a significant milestone. There's no red ribbon or balloons. No politician came by to make a speech and no one particularly noticed. But nonetheless, the four-lane expansion between Fort Scott ... [Published Morning Sun - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Schaer Science: PSU Polymer Chemistry Initiative

PITTSBURG, KS.--- Polymer science, first developed in the 1930's, it is new to the science world, yet incredibly important to life on earth."You take polymers away from the world around us and the world disappears. Our culture doesn't exist anymore," ... [Published KODE TV - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Pittsburg School District Active Shooter Training

PITTSBURG, KS.--- It's a situation these police officers hope to never find themselves in. Recent tragedies such as Sandy Hook means it's something a community must prepare for. With fake bullets and fake bad guys, Southeast Kansas law enforcement, Pittsburg ... [Published KODE TV - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Recycling program grows

Arriving at CLASS Ltd. every Monday morning employees and clients are greeted by a delivery dock covered by mountains of bags filled with plastic bottles, tin and aluminum cans, cardboard boxes, junk mail and newspapers.CLASS is a nonprofit organization ... [Published Parsons Sun - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Southeast Kansas Career and Technical Education Center

PITTSBURG, KS.--- The has been in the works for the past decade, and is now offering technical job opportunities for the community. The center will offer a variety of career courses from welding to culinary, to cosmetology."We've been working on it for ... [Published KODE TV - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

Pittsburg panel to consider pseudoephedrine restrictions aimed at throttling ...

In Missouri, Joplin and Branson have adopted ordinances in recent years requiring those who purchase medicine with pseudoephedrine -- a key ingredient in the manufacture of methamphetamine -- to have a prescription. On the Kansas side, Baxter ...(Read ... [Published Joplin - Jul 07 2014]

Quotes

"You take polymers away from the world around us and the world disappears. Our culture doesn't exist anymore" said Dr. Petar Dvornic, Polymer Chemistry Initiative Coordinator
"What we used to do was just lock down. Sit in the classroom and hope nobody comes in. That doesn't work anymore. It's been proven it doesn't work anymore. So we're upgrading and showing teachers what we need to do" said Sgt. Chris Moore, Pittsburg Police
"To be able to get my education, and have a mentor, and achieve what I want to do rather than just working at something that's machine money. You know, I'm going to get a job that I like, and I love" said Susan Martin, PSU Senior Construction Management Major
"Give them something to take with them to utilize when they go out and explore our area" he said

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Locals get PSU scholarships [Published Morning Sun - 7 hours ago]
Patrick's People — John Kekec has written 'Fire... [Published Morning Sun - 9 hours ago]
Study examines costs of starting businesses in ... [Published Joplin Globe - 19 hours ago]
Extension Connection — Tested Home Canning Meth... [Published Morning Sun - Jul 12 2014]
Patrick's People — Kathryn Richard retires from... [Published Morning Sun - Jul 12 2014]
Kansas water vision presented [Published Morning Sun - Jul 12 2014]
Larry Gray Genebach [Published Culpeper Times - Jul 12 2014]
Study examines costs of starting up new busines... [Published Joplin Globe - Jul 11 2014]
Kansas Aviation Expo to expand its agenda and g... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 11 2014]
Lorene (Grimes) VanBuren [Published The Fort Scott Tribune - Jul 11 2014]
U.S. 69 reaches field check [Published Morning Sun - Jul 11 2014]
Schaer Science: PSU Polymer Chemistry Initiative [Published KODE TV - Jul 11 2014]
Pittsburg School District Active Shooter Training [Published KODE TV - Jul 11 2014]
PSU Construction Professor Nationally Recognized [Published KODE TV - Jul 11 2014]
Recycling program grows [Published Parsons Sun - Jul 11 2014]
Southeast Kansas Tourism Impacts Local Economy [Published KODE TV - Jul 10 2014]
SEK ham radio club members hold monthly meeting... [Published FOX 14 TV - Jul 10 2014]
Mixed-up priorities [Published Hutchinson News - Jul 08 2014]
Patrick's People — Blythe, Fuchs earn NHOSA gol... [Published Morning Sun - Jul 08 2014]
HIGH SCHOOLS: Stafford chooses Mallory as new AD [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 08 2014]
Southeast Kansas Career and Technical Education... [Published KODE TV - Jul 08 2014]
SEK Recycling Center Large Item Drop Off [Published KODE TV - Jul 08 2014]
New Effort to Bring Casino to Southeast Kansas [Published KODE TV - Jul 08 2014]
Kansas Child Tax Credit Improvement Act [Published KODE TV - Jul 07 2014]
Budget Cuts Force Homeless Shelter To Close As ... [Published Think Progress - Jul 07 2014]
Pittsburg panel to consider pseudoephedrine res... [Published Joplin - Jul 07 2014]
Pittsburg panel to consider pseudoephedrine res... [Published Joplin Globe - Jul 07 2014]
Fun and fundamentals [Published Morning Sun - Jul 06 2014]
Financial issues force Kansas Shelter to close ... [Published Kansas First News - Jul 05 2014]
$1 million gift brings centralized tech ed cent... [Published District Administration - Jul 05 2014]
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Guests enjoy lunch at a Oklahoma City homeless shelter CREDIT: AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki A shelter for homeless families in southeastern Kansas will close its doors next week amid a funding shortfall. The CHOICES Family Emergency Shelter houses approximately ...
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