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Operating as usual

10/12/2020
Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

We had to make a change to our BHS Homecoming Parade on Thursday, October 15. We will now start on 16th street and go to 9th street (like we have in the previous years). The parade will still start at 1:30pm with all participants of the parade lining up by 1:00pm. Please remember to social distance.

10/09/2020

THIS WEEKEND “THE RITZ” WILL BE OPEN ON SATURDAY 2:00 AND 7:00 FOR HALLOWEENTOWN I AND ON SUNDAY AT 2:00 FOR HALLOWEENTOWN II. WE PREFER THAT YOU WEAR A MASK COMING IN AND GOING OUT BUT IT WILL BE YOUR CHOICE; NOT A RULE. IF YOU HAVE A FAMILY OR A GROUP PLEASE SET TOGETHER. IF YOU ARE READY FOR THE THEATER TO REOPEN YOU MIGHT WANT TO SHOW UP AND SHOW YOUR SUPPORT!

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508
10/09/2020

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

The 2020 BHS Football Homecoming Coronation will take place on Friday, October 16, at 6:30pm.

Johnston Public Library
10/09/2020

Johnston Public Library

It is officially that time of year! Due to COVID-19 we will be holding a virtual contest this year.

To enter: Send us a picture of your pumpkin, your name, grade, contact phone number, and your pumpkin's name. All entries should be sent to us through FaceBook Messenger or email to us at [email protected]

Rules:
1. Participants must be in Pre-K through 6th grade.
2. Entries received after October 23rd will not be accepted.

Voting will be held October 26th - 29th.
Winners (3) will be announced October 30th!

We can't wait to see your masterpieces! Happy decorating!

Baxter Springs Police Department
10/08/2020

Baxter Springs Police Department

Our Animal Shelter is full to capacity. Three dogs will be available for adoption by 4:00 Wednesday. They are all females. To adopt, contact BSPD at 620-856-2146. New owners are only required to obtain vaccinations and if living in the City limits to purchase a tag from City Hall for $1.. give us a call and we will help .

Quapaw Public Schools
10/07/2020

Quapaw Public Schools

Thursday at QPS
Please Note: Time change for Thursday evening activities.
Parade-6:30
Bonfire-7:00
Booster Cookout-7:00 p.m.

Don Juan’s Mexican Restaurant
10/07/2020

Don Juan’s Mexican Restaurant

Tomorrow is our 1 year anniversary 🎊🎉
We'll have cupcakes and complimentary
queso and guacamole dip
(1 per table/dine in only)
Come celebrate with us!
11am-9pm

Cherokee County, Kansas
10/07/2020

Cherokee County, Kansas

Congratulations to the Cherokee County Health Department for receiving our 2020 Community Impact Award! We appreciated the opportunity to recognize them today, and thank them for all they do for Cherokee County.

10/07/2020
City of Baxter Springs

City of Baxter Springs

If you are on the North side of town and are experiencing a water outage or low pressure, please be patient - a water line was hit on 5th Street. Our crews are working hard to fix it and restore service as quickly as possible!

10/07/2020
Quapaw Public Schools

Quapaw Public Schools

Wednesday
Elementary Book Fair
FFA at Bristow
Homecoming Spirit Week: Walking Yearbook Day (wear green or white shirt and bring a sharpie to sign each other's shirts).

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508
10/07/2020

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

The JUNIOR CLASS of BHS is now selling popcorn in a variety of flavors! Find a Junior and purchase this delicious popcorn today. All money and orders are due October 20th! All proceeds go towards Prom 2021!

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508
10/07/2020

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

BHS Homecoming Week a week away. For our students and staff, the spirit days are in conjunction with the theme, “Disney.”

10/06/2020
Cherokee County K-State Research and Extension

Cherokee County K-State Research and Extension

Deer Season - Pre-rut Whitetail Anterless-only
10/10/2020 - 10/12/2020
Location: Statewide

Any permit that allows the harvest of a white-tailed antlerless deer is valid during this season. Equipment and unit restrictions on permit imposed. Hunter orange clothing is required.

Quapaw Public Schools
10/06/2020

Quapaw Public Schools

Homecoming Week 2020. Tie Dye Day.

Thursday
Homecoming Parade-7:00 p.m.
Bonfire-7:30 p.m. (Express Parking Lot)
Friday
Homecoming Festivities-6:30 p.m.
HS Football home Pawhuska-7:00 p.m.

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508
10/05/2020

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

Middle School Choir had a great rehearsal at the park on Friday. 🎶
Our concert is this Tuesday, October 6 at 6:30pm. The kids need to wear their choir tshirts/Jeans and be there at 6:15pm. BRING YOUR LAWN CHAIRS!

Regal-owner Cineworld to close all U.S., UK and Irish screens
10/04/2020
Regal-owner Cineworld to close all U.S., UK and Irish screens

Regal-owner Cineworld to close all U.S., UK and Irish screens

Cineworld, the world's second-biggest cinema operator, will close all its screens in the United States, Britain and Ireland this week after studios pulled major releases such as the latest James Bond film, a person familiar with the situation said.

10/03/2020
Baxter Springs Police Department

Baxter Springs Police Department

Tomorrow a couple of our area churches will be out helping people with yard work, hauling things etc as a service to our community. They do this in the morning normally . They are in need of some work as they have teams ready without any assignments. If you have or know of someone that needs the help - msg me here with the info and I will get it to the church leaders.

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508
10/02/2020

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

We are ready for our next BHS Take Home Meal and we are also offering a Halloween Cookie Kit.

1. For the Take Home Meal, it will be Taco Soup with Pumpkin Squares. We are once again offering full meals for $20.00 (feeds 4-6 people) or individual meals for $5.00. If you would like to place a Take Home Meal order, please click on the link https://forms.gle/fU3wFLXJehDpmLsN6.

2. For the month of October, the Take Home Meal class is offering Halloween Cookie Kits. The kits will include:
- 18 baked Halloween theme sugar cookies
- 3 piping bags of colored frosting
- 2 1-ounce cups of sprinkles

All cookie kits will be $20.00. If you would like to order a Halloween Cookie Kit, please click on the link https://forms.gle/rMSeKBvhbn8vLMvg9.

All Take Home Meals and Cookie Kits are due on Friday, October 23, and will be ready for pickup on Wednesday, October 28, from 8:00am-3:15pm.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Yarbrough at [email protected]. Thank you again for supporting our Take Home Meal Program.

10/02/2020
Baxter Springs Police Department

Baxter Springs Police Department

City Wide Fall Cleanup

Next week the City will come by and pick up any items that are acceptable at the dump. You must call City Hall at 620-856-2114 before Wednesday. This lets them schedule a crew to pick up your items. They will need to know if you have heavy or oversized things and how much you have. So just call them and they will help you get through the process.

10/02/2020
Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

Tonight's football game at Parsons can be viewed or heard at the following locations:

Listen live on KLKC 93.5. View the livestream on Parsons high school's page and also on the Parsons Vikings YouTube Livestream.

Baxter Springs Chamber of Commerce
10/02/2020

Baxter Springs Chamber of Commerce

2020 FALL CITY WIDE SALE! Saturday October 3rd!

524 W 3RD STREET
727 W 4TH STREET
539 W 8TH STREET
1335 PARK AVENUE
1419 PARK AVENUE
2068 LINCOLN AVENUE
219 E 9TH STREET
334 E 10TH STREET
524 E 13TH STREET
1033 GARFIELD AVENUE
2231 GARFIELD AVENUE
2311 CLEVELAND AVENUE
1413 FAIRVIEW AVENUE
12TH & WASHINGTON AVENUE
1528 WASHINGTON AVENUE

**** NOT SHOWN ON MAP ****
954 E STATELINE RD
1111 KANSAS AVENUE
328 W 15th STREET
2219 EAST AVENUE
7192 SE 63RD STREET, RIVERTON KS

Commerce Oklahoma Police Department
10/02/2020

Commerce Oklahoma Police Department

If you live in or near Commerce and own a trailer similar to the picture, please take extra precautions and lock them, this morning Officers made contact with an individual who due to ongoing investigations cannot be named at this time, is a suspect in SEVERAL area jurisdictions (As well as ours) for stealing trailers such as the one pictured.
The residence he was found at had a trailer there like the one pictured. So, the Commerce Police Department is asking everyone to take extra precautions and we will also be doing Extra patrols.

10/02/2020
Riverton USD 404 High School

Riverton USD 404 High School

Update on RHS Homecoming on October 9, 2020: RHS Football Homecoming will take place October 9 as planned. Southeast will be unable to play on that date. The Rams will take on Uniontown Eagles at Wyatt P. Laughlin Stadium with the coronation starting at 6:30 and kickoff at 7:00.

Johnston Public Library
10/01/2020

Johnston Public Library

It is officially that time of year! Due to COVID-19 we will be holding a virtual contest this year.

To enter: Send us a picture of your pumpkin, your name, grade, contact phone number, and your pumpkin's name. All entries should be sent to us through FaceBook Messenger or email to us at [email protected]

Rules:
1. Participants must be in Pre-K through 6th grade.
2. Entries received after October 23rd will not be accepted.

Voting will be held October 26th - 29th.
Winners (3) will be announced October 30th!

We can't wait to see your masterpieces! Happy decorating!

Cherokee County 4-H
10/01/2020

Cherokee County 4-H

If you enjoy photography & are interested in the photography project this has a lot of good information & ideas!

10/01/2020
Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

Football procedures at Parson, Friday evening. Baxter Springs fans will enter on the visitor side of the playing field at the northeast corner of the field. Masks will be required and temperatures will be taken. If there is inclement weather visitors will be allowed on the home side but asked to sit in the far northern section on the yellow bleachers.

10/01/2020
Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

USD 508 schools is currently enacting soft lockdown procedures and taking precautions due to escaped inmates of Ottawa County, Ok. There is no known direct threat to schools.

Miami, Oklahoma Police Department
10/01/2020

Miami, Oklahoma Police Department

UPDATE: Escaped inmate Justin Eby has been captured.

Officers are still looking for inmate Jerry Nichols, who is believed to be in the area of E ST NW.

10/01/2020
Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

USD 508 schools is currently enacting soft lockdown procedures and taking precautions due to escaped inmates of Ottawa County, Ok. There is no known direct threat to schools.

10/01/2020
Miami Public Schools

Miami Public Schools

🚨🚨Important Announcement 🚨🚨

Good morning MPS Family,

I was just informed of two inmates that have escaped from the county jail. With the inmates still at large, we will move to distance learning today, October 1st to better ensure the safety of our staff, students, and families.

Our team will update parents on device checkout as soon as the situation is resolved. As for now, all school sites are closed.

I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have questions please contact your child's school site.

All the best,
Jeremy Hogan

Miami, Oklahoma Police Department
10/01/2020

Miami, Oklahoma Police Department

Caution escape inmates. Miami Police is currently looking for two escape inmates from the Ottawa county Jail.

Justin Eby 23 white male

Jerry Nichols 38 White male

please be cautious and report any suspicious activity.

09/29/2020
Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

The BHS Homecoming Parade is scheduled for Thursday, October 15, starting at 1:30pm. There will be more details to come but if you or your organization would like to be a part of our parade, please contact Mrs. Yarbrough at 620-856-3366 or [email protected].

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508
09/29/2020

Baxter Springs Public Schools, USD 508

Sophomores, Jostens is returning tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 30, to review class ring ordering process. 1:00, auditorium.

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Baxter Springs Youth Cheer 2020-2021 Sign ups! Once you have submitted this form please join our group “Baxter Springs Youth Cheerleading” If you have any questions please contact me at 417-439-8119 or Brandie Barnes at 620-210-4152 Please share!!
Baxter Youth Cheer 2020-2021 sign ups. Once you have submitted this form, please join our group “Baxter Springs Youth Cheerleading” If you have any questions please contact me at 417-439-8119 or Brandie Barnes at 620-210-4152.
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