Arkansas time machine, back to the 1950s: In McGehee, a town of 4,200 in southeastern Arkansas, a black girl (Kym Wimberly) who had finished first in her senior class was named only "co-"valedictorian after officials at McGehee High changed the rules to avoid what one called a potential "big mess."
Love demands candor. Today, America is marred by growing inequality, constricting opportunity, and increasing social alienation. We are haunted by anxiety and insecurity about the future. And we have become so atomized that we often feel powerless to do anything meaningful about it - a perception that gives rise to growing despair and desperation. Some on the right and the left have taken to the streets in protest. Despite their many differences, they share a ...
Dear Editor, The Bikers of Central Kansas would like to take this opportunity to thank every individual and business who participated in or donated to the Owen's Road Warrior Benefit for Owen Klug of Odin held on Aug. 13. With the generous support of the community, surrounding counties and those riding from near and far, we were able to donate $4,100 to Owen's family to help defer costs of his medical expenses. We appreciate everyone ...
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Attorney General Eric Holder was criticized over Operation Fast and Furious Tuesday. The ATF deliberately sold guns to drug dealers. The guns are needed because of the drug trade, and the drug trade is needed because no one can make a living doing anything legal. President Obama was reported Monday to be isolating and brooding in the White House. He quits work at four, has dinner with ...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech junior running back Eric Stephens is out for the season after dislocating his left knee in last weekend's 45-40 loss to Texas A&M.
DETROIT (AP) - Doug Fister delivered another strong start in a game Detroit needed and Miguel Cabrera homered and hit a tiebreaking double to lead the Tigers past the Texas Rangers 5-2 Tuesday night in Game 3 of the AL championship series.
The firing of Arizona coach Mike Stoops wasn't completely unexpected. The Wildcats had been on a slide since late last season and didn't appear to be on the verge of any big breakthroughs.
On a day where the offense attack wasn't hitting its mark, the Barton men's defense stepped up to preserve a 1-0 victory over Northern Oklahoma College –Tonkawa on Tuesday at Cougar Field.
ULYSSES - The Larned High School girls' golf team placed second at the Class 4A regional meet on Monday.
LARNED - The Larned High School volleyball team finished 0-3 at its home quadrangular on Tuesday night.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team fell to Dodge City 2-0 on Tuesday evening.
A local downtown restaurant and non-profit agency are teaming up to help infants and toddlers with developmental disabilities and delays.
While doctors and nurses play the crucial roles in their patients' care, there are other professionals who may not be as obvious. These are the pharmacists who collaborate with physicians to ensure patient safety and healing.
Vocalists sing out, Monday at Barton Community College. BCC's Visual and Performing Arts Department held its Sneak Preview Concert in the Fine Arts Auditorium. There was also instrumental music.
American Petroleum Institute's Western Kansas chapter will have its first fall 2011 meeting Wednesday evening at The Club at StoneRidge. Social hour is at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:30 and the program at 8. Mike Reed, president of Sunrise Oil field Supply Inc., and Mike Lovelady, vice president, will speak on "Innovative, Quality, Cost Effective Casing Products." They will discuss the process they went through to develop, test and ...
Derek Fredrick thought if the buckets were "poppin' pink" they would draw a lot of attention. And if the results of a recent fundraiser are any indication, he was right.
Touched by Cancer Support Group will depart from its regular schedule in December. The group usually meets each month on the first Tuesdays, from 2-3 p.m., and third Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. at Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland, Great Bend.
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