A closer look: Leighty grant recipients

December 2, 2021

The Mirror recently published a story about this year’s Leighty grant winners after recipients were announced at a ceremony Nov. 9 at 304 venue. This story gives a complete rundown of recipients and how they’ll utilize the funds.

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McLouth Happenings: Festival of Trees ceremony is Saturday

December 2, 2021

This year’s Festival of Trees Party and Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration will be 4-6 p.m. Saturday. Activities start at 4 p.m. with a party at the fire house in the downtown area. There will be free food, music, door prizes, caroling and a visit from Santa Claus. The Festival of Trees then will officially be lit at 6 p.m.

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GoFundMe page continues for victim in double homicide shooting

December 3, 2021

A GoFundMe page continues for Jose Arellano-Rascon, a Tonganoxie man killed last month in a double homicide shooting that also involved a Tonganoxie woman. Karina Arellano, one of Jose’s five children, started the crowd source page Nov. 23. So far, the page has raised $1,740 of a $15,000 goal to cover funeral and memorial costs. Jose Arellano, 42, and Angelo Cornacchio, 45, were victims of a double homicide shooting early Nov. 20 in Olathe.

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