LARNED - Linda S. (Cooper) Satterlee, 64, of rural Larned and formerly of Great Bend, passed away on July 22, at the Diversicare of Larned Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Larned after a lengthy illness. Funeral arrangements are pending with Charter Funerals of Great Bend.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Heart of Kansas Family Health Care, 1905 19th Street, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Karmi Green with greeters Jan Westfall and Ronda Sjogren. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
For the first time since George W. Bush signed No Child Left Behind, the House has passed a major rewrite of federal education law. On Friday, the House approved the Student Success Act along party lines-Republicans for, Democrats against-but the bill has little chance of getting past a Democratic Senate and a White House veto threat. Democrats in Washington don't trust the states to hold themselves accountable, and a recent audit of how Texas has mishandled a half billion-dollar contract with testing giant NCS Pearson shows why.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Chris Davis and J.J. Hardy each drove in three runs and the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Kansas City Royals 9-2 on Monday night to extend their winning streak to a season-high five games.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs began arriving on the campus of Missouri Western for their first training camp under coach Andy Reid on Monday, toting into the dorms everything from flat-screen TVs to box fans to combat the heat and humidity.
Kim Marie Pelster, 57, died July 20 at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. Born Jan. 1, 1956 in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Robert L. Sr. and Lodema (Garrett) Pelster. A lifetime resident of Great Bend and Hoisington, she was a foster mother and a driver for St. Francis Academy.