Julie Bugner-Smith gives Pizza Hut managers Melissa Koehn and Frank Trimmer a thank you for their Pizza Huts participation in the Tornado Disaster Fund.
Dear Editor, After 21-plus years of the signing of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) the Lyons City Hall and Library now have an accessible rest room. Because of the expense to remodel the present rest rooms it was decided to go a cheaper route. At $100-plus a month rent, the city has an accessible (almost) porta potty (outside toilet). This four-foot by four-foot, blue outside toilet, sits at the south entrance to the library. ...
Alison Murray purchased her first-ever home, in Aberdeen, Scotland, but was informed that she has to relocate, temporarily, because the house has become infested with bats, which cannot be disturbed, under Scottish and European law, once they settle in. Conservation officials advised her that she could probably move back in November, when the bats leave to hibernate.
Dear Editor, I attended Gov. Sam Brownback's agriculture summit, held at St. Dominic's Catholic Church Parish Hall in Garden City. For me, it was the first time for me to meet and shake hands with Gov. Brownback. In the past, he and I have debated, for lack of a better word, in the press, each of us partially differing on some issues. At the ag summit, I wanted to put the past in the past ...
Dear Editor, On Sept. 16, my family, the Moomaws, suffered a tragic loss. Ten days earlier, our mother/wife/grandmother was walking across the street in Garden City to attend a meeting. This active, healthy woman suffered a traumatic brain injury, due to a motorist backing over her. Since then I have had friends who have asked, "What can we do for you?" At the time I had no answer, now I do. I would like for ...
LAWRENCE (AP) - Oklahoma All-American Ryan Broyles became the NCAA's career receptions leader on a record-setting Saturday night, Landry Jones threw for 363 yards and three scores and the third-ranked Sooners rolled to a 47-17 victory over Kansas.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Nelson Cruz and the Texas Rangers are headed to their second straight World Series, finishing off the Detroit Tigers with a huge offensive burst to become the American League's first repeat champion in a decade.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Move over, Reggie, Babe and all those other October sluggers. Nobody has ever had a postseason power surge like Nelson Cruz just did in the AL championship series.
Friday's High School district scores (Oct. 14) Class 6A District 1 Leavenworth 49, KC Wyandotte 0 SM Northwest 41, SM North 35 District 2 SM East 21, BV North 3 SM West 33, SM South 17 District 3 Olathe East 34, BV West 14 BV Northwest 49, Olathe South 34 (Thu.) District 4 Lawrence 28, Olathe North 19 Lawrence Free State 20, Olathe Northwest 14 (Thu.) District 5 Manhattan 44, Topeka 36 Washburn Rural ...
The Larned High School girls' golf team has become comfortable with traveling to a state golf meet.
No. 1 LSU 38, Tennessee 7 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jarrett Lee threw two touchdown passes, and Spencer Ware caught one and ran for another score for LSU. Morris Claiborne's 89-yard interception return set up Lee's 5-yard touchdown pass to Rueben Randle for a 7-0 lead with 14:56 in the second quarter. The Tigers (7-0, 4-0) started their next drive on the Vols 36, and Ware took a screen pass from Lee 13 yards for ...
Play a guy who's struggling, or try the guy you thought wasn't as good as the starter. That's been the quarterback quandary for plenty of coaches over the first part of the NFL season.
LYONS - The Hoisington High School football team took its first step toward the Class 3A state playoffs on Friday night, beating Lyons 34-7.
LARNED - The Hoisington High School volleyball team remained undefeated in the Mid-Central Activities Association after sweeping the league quadrangular on Saturday.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Collin Klein ran for three touchdowns and threw for another as No. 17 Kansas State came from behind to beat Texas Tech 41-34 on Saturday night.
Editor's note: The following stories are taken from Amy Metro's class "How to cook a turkey"
Barton Community College will hold auditions for its spring musical "Sweet Charity," at 5:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 2 and 3, in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
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The Great Bend Sports Complex will host the 2014 baseball and softball championships of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.
The Kansas Lottery is restructuring its field staff in order to provide better service to lottery players and retailers, and increase sales and transfers to the state. As part of the restructuring, the Lottery will close its Great Bend office. The last day the office is open to the public will be December 13, 2013.
ELLINWOOD - Owned by Ann Christiansen, Annie Mae's, 518 E. Santa Fe has opened in Ellinwood. The former John Henry's now also serves breakfast and has takeout and delivery in Ellinwood.
Looking for that unique holiday gift? How about a one of a kind piece of jewelry? The Kansas Wetlands Education Center is offering a make and take beaded jewelry class from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. They'll make two different bracelets using seed beads. Once you learn how simple it is to create your own jewelry, you'll be hooked. There is a $5 materials fee for the class. All materials will be provided. Call ...
Preparation for the Russell Area Artists Exhibit at the Deines Cultural Center has begun. The exhibit will run from Jan. 10 through Feb. 7th. The show is open to any adult artist within a 60-mile radius of Russell.
"I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you," declared Nietzsche.
In 2006 I came up against a holiday deadline crunch, so I turned my column over to Turpy, the beloved eight-year-old Golden Retriever/Chow mix who had turned up at our doorstep as a puppy.