10 Teams compete in Rooks YEC

Rooks County E-Community and Economic Development, in association with the Network Kansas E-Community Partnership, hosted the third annual Rooks County Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge on Wednesday, March 6 at Palco High School. Twenty one individuals, representing 10 teams from Plainville, Stockton Read on! →

Gifts & More transitions to Mill Street Market

After being a mainstay on Mill Street in Plainville for almost 14 years, owner Carol VanDyke has announced the successful transition of her business, Gifts & More, to Deanna and Mark Hammerschmidt. Deanna and Mark assumed ownership of the business Read on! →

Bret’s Bike opens in Plainville

Bret Greenwood has taken the first step in opening a bike shop in Plainville, simply called Bret’s Bike.  The shop is a bicycle repair, rental, and resale service located at 420 W. Mill Street.  Bret will be open limited hours Read on! →

BP Textiles merges with Clean Rite

Bryce and Lindsey Trumpp, owners of BP Textiles of Damar, have announced that BP Textiles and Clean-Rite LLC of Hays have officially agreed to merge companies. Cris and her team at Clean-Rite have established themselves as a leader in carpet Read on! →

RCH breaks ground on new Rehabilitation Center

A groundbreaking ceremony for Rooks County Health Center’s (RCH) new Rehabilitation Center was held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 17 at the RCH facility just north of Plainville.The nearly 11,000 square foot addition will house all of RCH’s rehabilitation services Read on! →

Codell dedicates tornado sculpture

On May 20, 2018, the town of Codell celebrated the dedication of a new sculpture to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 tornado.  Well over 100 people attended the event, including KWCH Meteorologist Merrill Teller, who helped commemorate the Read on! →

Royal T Designs opens in Palco

After competing for several years as a high school student at Palco HS in Youth Entrepreneurship and business plan competitions, Taylor Keller made the leap to create his own business.  Royal T Designs is a T-shirt printing and design shop Read on! →