5 Businesses honored at BAM Awards

Five Rooks County businesses were honored at the annual Rooks County Business Appreciation Month (BAM) Dinner held at Wild West Saloon last Wednesday evening.  The Kansas Department of Commerce annually honors businesses from around the state for the contributions made Read on! →

New Stockton pool progress; new businesses

Progress is continuing at a good pace on the new Stockton Swimming Pool.  Favorable weather has allowed the construction team to complete work on a lot of the facility.  It is expected that all concrete should be poured soon.  The Read on! →

Cardinal Corn third at State YEC

Cardinal Corn, an entrepreneurial business started by Plainville High School students Macie LeMarr, Kobe Spiess, and Colten Weisner, took third place in the Sate Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) at Fort Hays State University on April 24. The PHS team qualified Read on! →

Twig & Vine opens in Stockton

Stockton’s newest business, Twig & Vine, opened their door on Tuesday, March 14 at 406 Main (formerly Central Veterinary Clinic).  Co-owners Denae Denio-Odle and Steven Mongeau are quick to say it’s not just a flower shop since they will be Read on! →

Animal Hospital expansion hosts open house

The Animal Hospital in Plainville hosted an open house on Saturday, March 18 to show off their new large animal expansion to the public.  A large crowd enjoyed the free food and a look at the area that will efficiently Read on! →

New MRI/Nuclear Med addition complete

The MRI and Nuclear Medicine Suite is now open and operational at Rooks County Health Center in Plainville.  An Open House was held on April 12 at 2 pm, with COO Bill Stahl welcoming visitors, local officials, contractors, and other Read on! →

Work begins on new Stockton Pool

Construction have started work at the site of the old Stockton Pool, in preparation for the new Stockton Pool that will be located on the same site at 217 S. Cypress.  Some of the concrete has been poured as the Read on! →

New Rooks County Jail the envy of many

Many counties in the state of Kansas are struggling with housing inmates, mostly because of either overcrowding or outdated facilities that do not meet minimum requirements.  Rooks County no longer fits into that category with the opening of their new Read on! →

Bosselman Energy cuts ribbon on new facility

Bosselman Energy officially opened their new $2.5 million facility in Plainville with a ribbon cutting on Friday, December 9, 2016.  The new facility is located at 200 NE 6th Street, along U.S. Highway 183 in north Plainville.  The former Turnbull Read on! →