LARNED - The annual Quilter's Celebration, sponsored by the local Quilting Bees guild, will be held on Saturday, June 22 in the fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church, 8th and Morris Streets from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
RUSSELL - The 2nd Annual Ride for Disabled American Veterans will be held on Saturday, June 22, in Russell. Registration will be from 10 to 11:45 a.m. at Fierce Pride, 826 N. Maple in Russell. The poker run will be from 11:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. A barbecue and street dance will follow at the Swingin' Door Saloon, 8th and Main. Contact Angie at 785-324-1291 for more information or visit the website, http://www.davpokerrun.com.
WICHITA – A registered sex offender has been charged with producing child pornography while he was committed to a sexual predator unit at Larned State Hospital, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Wednesday.
KANSAS CITY- The Interleague series shifted from Miller Park to Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday, but the result remained the same. The Royals scored at least seven runs against Brewers pitching for the third straight night in a 10-2 win, helping Joe Blanton emerge from his first Major League start in nearly two years with a victory, while Ned Yost tied Whitey Herzog for the most managerial wins in franchise history.
The sports world is not unique to it but they are, perhaps, the best practitioners of it. I'm talking about recycling. The practice of recycling old coaches, old administrators, athletes too. Fire a coach here and he pops up as the head man somewhere else. Kick a general manager out and he becomes the brains somewhere else. The sports world is a very small fraternity. The latest example of this is the naming of Lew Perkins to the Board of Directors of USA Boxing, the governing body that oversees amateur boxing, including Gold Gloves and USA Olympic boxing.
Nebraska's legislature recently made headlines when it ended the state's death penalty. Many found it odd that a conservatives-dominated legislature would support ending capital punishment, since conservative politicians have traditionally supported the death penalty. However, an increasing number of conservatives are realizing that the death penalty is inconsistent with both fiscal and social conservatism. These conservatives are joining with libertarians and liberals in a growing anti-death penalty coalition.