Seasonal happenings and perspectives.

Roots Festival celebrates 30th year

______________________ August 2019 Paola celebrates the 30th annual outdoor Roots Festival, Friday and Saturday August 23rd and 24th. By tradition, this is held in the historic downtown Park Square. The Festival includes live music performances from regionally and nationally acclaimed bands, including The Weda Skirts from Emporia Kansas, the Nace Brothers from Warrensburg, Missouri, and Victor …

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‘Tis the season — to be a ‘Storm Spotter’

_________________________ March 29, 2019 As we embark on severe weather season, the National Weather Service hosts Storm Spotter Shows to educate folks to be prepared. These are annual events that begin in February, presented by National Weather Service meteorologists, and scheduled at local venues. Severe weather includes thunderstorms that have potential to produce lightening threats, hail, …

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