In his last State of the Union Address, that renowned weaver of uplifting platitudes, President Barack Obama, crocheted his constituents one final quilt of bittersweet melancholy to remember him by. Not a victory lap so much as someone pulling his arms inside the chains preparing to dismount a swing over a crocodile pit.
SCOTT CITY - Larned High's Kristopher Nolde (106) won three matches to capture first place at the Scott City Wrestling Classic. Nolde (18-3) pinned Austin Crum of Holly, Colo. in 4:55 in the championship match.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Jan. 11 for a regular meeting. Pawnee County commissioners Kathy Bowman; Donna Pelton, chair; and Gary Caplinger were present. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Dr. Sondra Brown, Tallahassee, Fla., received a 2016 Kansas State University Alumni Recognition Award at the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, Fla. Jan. 17. The ceremony was held at the Orlando World Center Mariott.
TOPEKA – The U.S. Supreme Court today sided with Kansas and ruled that the death sentences imposed on two capital murder defendants in Wichita and one in Great Bend did not violate the U. S. Constitution, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Wednesday.