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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

  • Tuschman and Pinkard take the trophy at Dancing with the Indy Stars

    The Independence Community College's Student Success Committee (SSC) is one step closer to establishing a basic needs and food pantry on the ICC campus, thanks to the funds raised at the 11th annual Dancing with the Indy Stars competition.

  • 104th annual Chamber banquet

    The Civic Center in Independence was packed with 300 people for the 104th annual Chamber of Commerce meeting and banquet.

  • St. John Clinic, Health for Life receives blessings

    St. John Clinic Independence's blessing ceremony brought together faith and the desire to expand the city's health care choices Tuesday night during two special events — the blessing of the Health for Life Center, 2011 N. Penn Ave, and St. John Clinic, Jane Phillips MedCare Pharmacy, and Imaging Center, 800 W. Laurel Street. 

  • 6/13/2016

    With more than 50 events filling the Astra Arts Festival calendar June 30-July 4, lots of volunteers will be needed.

  • Neewollah Logo winner announced

    Stacey Yakshaw, 2016 Neewollah Generalissimo, announces this year’s Neewollah logo contest winner is Taylor Jurski.  

  • 6/6/2016
    MANHATTAN — The Cherryvale FFA chapter won first place in the state scrapbook competition at the 88th Kansas FFA State Convention, June 1-3, on the Kansas State University campus. 
  • Wilson Medical Center celebrates 100 years

    Wilson Medical Center in Neodesha welcomed the community and everyone in the surrounding area during their 100 years celebration Saturday afternoon.

  • 5/22/2016
    The Independence Chamber of Commerce welcomed Coffeyville Regional Medical Group to the community with a ribbon cutting ceremony and honorary plaque Friday afternoon. To celebrate their welcome and the support of the city, CRMC Medical Group, 122 W. Myrtle Street, hosted a block party. Becky McCune, the hospital’s Human Resources and Marketing director, gracefully severed the bright red ribbon during the ceremony as Lisa Wilson, Chamber of Commerce president, gave welcoming words to CRMC’s officials, staff and supporters. McCune was then bestowed a plaque to recognize the Coffeyville-based clinic as another positive business that chose to grow in Independence. CRMC Medical Group will be offering another alternative for health care by providing services such as blood pressure and heart rate screening, pulmonary function testing, EGK monitoring, return-to-work and post-hire tests, complete metabolic profiles (blood and lab work), lipid panels, hemograms, TSH (thyroid) and PSA, physical therapy exercise demonstrations and hand outs, flu and Hepatitis B vaccinations, diabetes management and education, digital mammograms (at CRMC), and much more for residents in need of direct appointments. Operating hours for the clinic will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. 
  • Independence Police Department honors National Police Week
    This week is National Police Week. I am so grateful to be a cop in Independence. This community supports its police department in ways I’ve never seen. During Love Independence we received care packages that were assembled to give comfort to children in times of crisis. We also received a countless number of dishes dropped off for the officers.
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