News To Know: unique Airbnb, arts district approval

NEODESHA, Kan. – Kim Petrulius and her husband purchased the long building in Neodesha, Missouri that used to be used for fire and police officers. It was being used to store cars until more and more people began telling her about the building’s history. This led to the idea to transform the building into a unique Airbnb. Click here to check out the converted Old City Jail’s Facebook page.

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The city of Pittsburg has agreed to hold a public hearing regarding the proposed creation of a Community Improvement District. The district wwould be located on the north side of town and include businesses like the future Marshalls set to open in November in the former Goody’s building and restaurants like Rib Crib Subway. It would add a sales tax to those business beginning at 0.7% and increasing to 1%. Those taxes will be used to pay for projects to improve the district.

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The City Commission of Pittsburg voted Tuesday on whether or not to declare a large portion of downtown Pittsburg, Kansas as the Pittsburg Arts District. Officials say the purpose would be to maintain the spirit of art and culture through community interaction, education, and innovation. The commission did approve the district. If you’d like to read more about this story, click here.

DIAMOND, Mo. – The City of Diamond is seeking the public’s approval of a $4.5 million dollar revenue bond purposed toward wastewater infrastructure improvements. The Bond Issue question will be answered on November 8, 2022. Click here to read more about this story.