County Highway Department employee

Rooks County Highway Department is accepting applications for a full-time employee. Class A CDL preferred, but not required.  Selected applicant must consent to pre-employment drug and alcohol test. Applications may be picked up at the Rooks Co. Highway Office located Read on! →

New Daycare building in place in Plainville

The new Daycare building was set in place in Plainville the week of April 18, 2022 on USD #270 property near the Grade School.  The building, when completed, will house a child daycare facility that will be operated by USD Read on! →

New businesses, New construction, New plans

A lot of new activity is going on in Rooks County as Spring 2022 comes into focus.   Perfect4U Prints is a new, mostly online business in Plainville operated by Paula and Dave Koehler.  Many will know Paula and Dave as Read on! →

The Hub Coworking Space opens in Plainville

The Hub is a coworking space in Downtown Plainville, Kansas, made possible by local nonprofits Downtown Plainville, Inc. and the Plainville Community Foundation. It offers entrepreneurs and remote workers a vibrant, modern environment where they can work alone or together Read on! →

Assisted Living Staff

Redbud Estates (Assisted Living), in Plainville, KS is looking for compassionate and motivated staff to join our team! We offer BC/BS benefit package (Health and Dental), earned PTO, and a 401K retirement plan. Position currently available is Full-time, 10PM – Read on! →

Two new Plainville businesses open

Several new businesses opened in Rooks County right before the end of the year. Opening in Plainville is Bluestem.  Bluestem is a boutique that hopes to be your number one source for all things fashion, as well as special gifts.  Read on! →

Papa’s Corner opens in Plainville

Papa’s Corner, located at the corner of U.S. 183 and K-18 in Plainville, officially opened their doors on Saturday, August 7, 2021.  The coffee and specialty drink shop is owned by Jerry and Nancy Hageman of Plainville.  The Hagemans successfully Read on! →


The Solomon Valley Manor in Stockton, KS  is seeking applications to fill an LPN or RN position for the 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. time slot; Dietary Aide for various hours during the day and evening;  PRN or PT CNA Read on! →