The advent of the internet has changed the way the world operates with the same powerful ripple that the printing press caused in 1450 and for the same reason. The average citizen could more easily find out that a lot of other people were thinking the same thing.
Standardized testing can close your public school, hold your kid back a year or now get a teacher fired-all in the name of accountability. But standardized testing's sheen of fairness got tarnished last week, proving that despite all the promises, there is no accountability in accountability.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs scored more points in their season opener than they did in any game last season. They piled up six sacks, returned an interception for a touchdown and didn't allow the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars to score on offense.
September 09, 2013|
The Associated Press
Donna Krug will talk about fresh vegetables and fruit during the program "Seasonal & Simple," which she will present twice this week. The free program will be given at noon Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St., and at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. The programs are sponsored by the Great Bend Recreation Commission.
The Golden Belt Humane Society picked up three dogs Saturday afternoon at 329 Maple St., after someone reported they were out in the heat with no water or shelter. A 21-year-old woman was served a notice to appear in municipal court for alleged cruelty to animals.
Average retail gasoline prices in Kansas have risen 2.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.60 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,329 gas outlets in Kansas. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.59, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Roxanna Lee (Finch) Schneider died Aug. 30 at her home in Great Bend. She was born Oct. 29, 1953, at Hays, to Robert M. and Betty Jean (Rubendall) Finch. Roxie was a graduate of Hays High School and also had a Fine Arts degree and at one time was an adjunct professor of design at Fort Hays State University. She was an associate, American Society of Interior Designers.
LARNED - Michael Allan Wilkerson, 31, died Sept. 9 at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. Born April 15, 1982, at Larned, he was the son of Alan Wilkerson and Patricia Plotner. A longtime area resident, he worked in the oil field and was a roughnecker. He was of the Christian faith.