More than 50 years ago, Cesar Chavez co-founded the United Farm Workers with Dolores Huerta. Today, the UFW and Huerta remain active in their ongoing effort to win citizenship for illegal immigrants. At a recent Bakersfield rally, UFW president Arturo Rodriguez and Huerta joined others outside U.S. Representative Kevin McCarthy's office to demand immigration reform. But if Chavez, who died in 1994, were still alive he may not have been part of the demonstration.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Mike Davis ran 75 yards for a touchdown, Connor Shaw and Dylan Thompson each threw long scoring passes and All-American Jadeveon Clowney helped No. 6 South Carolina's defense hold North Carolina to its lowest point total under coach Larry Fedora in a 27-10 victory Thursday night.
LARNED - As the NFL exhibition season has moved into its final weekend, I am still puzzled about these Chiefs. In preseason games, the guys from Arrowhead have been all over the place. Is that what we can expect all season?
HILLSBORO - Hoisington and Larned high schools will open the 2013 high school volleyball season on Saturday at the Central Kansas League Volleyball Tournament. Teams will start with two pool-play matches.
The second annual Festival Victoria in Spanish will be held on Monday, Sept. 2, in the Barton County courthouse square, downtown Great Bend. Surrendered Family Ministries will offer free concessions, bounce house and music at 4 p.m., followed by the Festival Victoria at 5 p.m. This time of worship will feature the Roca Blanca Band and ministry team from the Roca Blanca Mission Base in Oaxaca, Mexico.
St. John's Episcopal Church, 2701 17th St., Great Bend, welcomes back the Rev. Phyllis Flory, who has been enrolled in a hospital chaplain class at Kansas City and has completed the course. She will resume her duties at St. John's with three regularly scheduled Holy Eucharist services a month. All are invited to come and welcome Mother Phyllis back.