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Record-breaking summer for tourism in Crawford County

A busy summer in Crawford County has led to a record number of visitors, with June totals surpassing 10,000 room nights in a month for only the second time in history ...
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The Road to Pittsburg: Top contenders for the national championship

If the National Junior College Football Championship was held this week, five-time national champion, East Mississippi, would likely be taking on two-time national champion, Iowa Western ...
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Activities announced for Old Settlers Days in Arcadia

The annual Old Settlers Days in Arcadia is scheduled for Friday, September 13, and Saturday, September 14, and will include street dances, a parade, and more ...
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Cherokee Fall Festival Homecoming schedule announced

The 2019 Cherokee Fall Festival Homecoming is scheduled for the weekend of September 6-8 and will include Bingo, a Men's Beauty Pageant, Parade, Dodge Ball, an Antique Tractor Pull, and a Home Run Derby ...
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3rd quarter exhibit at Miners Hall Museum: The War To End All Wars

This exhibit and programs will focus on the artifacts and stories of the men that served in in the militaries of the world from 1914 through 1918 and the subsequent Treaty of Versailles ...
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Flooding at other parks increases attendance at Farlington’s Crawford State Park

While flooding has wreaked havoc at several state parks throughout the region, Crawford Lake, locally known as Farlington Lake, does not have these issues ...
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Beach area to be focus of annual July 2 celebration at Crawford State Park

An Old Fashioned Independence celebration will once again be held at Crawford State Park on July 2, but this year it will look a little different to those who have been before ...
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Pitt State club team vies for World Series

Pitt State club team vies for World Series

For the fifth year in a row, the Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is bringing the National Club Baseball Association Division II World Series to Jaycee Ballpark. And, for the second year in a row, the Pittsburg State club team has a chance to win it all on their home turf ...
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Travel generates $10 billion in Kansas

This is National Travel & Tourism Week, a celebration of a growing sector in the Kansas economy. In Kansas, travel is a $10 billion industry, sustaining more than 94,000 jobs across the state – with 2,000 leisure/hospitality jobs in Crawford County alone. "Tourism plays an extremely important role in the ...
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CVB keeps close eye on Regionals as World Series approaches

Thirty-two teams from across the country are still fighting for their chance to earn a slot in the 2019 NCBA Division II World Series, which will be hosted at Jaycee Ballpark in Pittsburg for the fifth consecutive year ...
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