BEVERLY HILLS - God bless America, and how's everybody? President Obama announced that Moammar Kadaffi had been killed by U.S.-backed rebel forces in Libya Thursday. You knew it was coming. Every president starts out intending to be a Nobel Peace Prize winner and ends up as Billy the Kid when his numbers start to drop. Kadaffi was killed by Libyan rebels in his hometown. There were photos posted on the Internet of his bullet-ridden body. ...
Germany's Green Party temporarily transcended mainstream environmental goals and specially demanded that the government begin regulating sex toys.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Albert Pujols simply let his bat make all the noise. And boy, it was pretty loud.
SALINA - Head coach Kelsey Perry knew that her Great Bend High School volleyball team had a difficult task entering Saturday's Class 5A sub-state volleyball tournament at Salina Central.
Friday's high school district scores (Oct. 21) Class 6A District 1 SM North 69, KC Wyandotte 6 SM Northwest 24, Leavenworth 22 (Thu.) District 2 SM South 35, BV North 18 (Thu.) SM West 30, SM East 25 District 3 Olathe South 46, BV West 29 Olathe East 48, BV Northwest 27 District 4 Olathe Northwest 21, Lawrence 3 Lawrence Free State 19, Olathe North 14 District 5 Junction City ...
ST. JOHN - The No. 1-ranked St. John High School volleyball team earned the chance to defend its Class 1A Division-I state title on Saturday, winning its sub-state tournament.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Tennessee muted the chatter about that Alabama-LSU showdown for a half, at least.
No. 5 Boise State 33, Air Force 26 BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Kellen Moore threw three touchdowns, Doug Martin scored twice and the defense and special teams did just enough to help Boise State hold off Air Force. Moore was precise as usual, going 23 of 29 for 281 yards. His three TDs give him 123 in his career, making him fourth best all-time. The victory gave him 45 career wins, putting him in a ...
LAWRENCE (AP) - Kansas State's Bill Snyder preaches to his players to treat every game the same, no matter the opponent, the place or the circumstance.
The AP Top 25 Fared No. 1 LSU (8-0) beat No. 19 Auburn 45-19. Next: at No. 2 Alabama, Saturday, Nov. 5. No. 2 Alabama (8-0) beat Tennessee 37-6. Next: vs. No. 1 LSU, Saturday, Nov. 5. No. 3 Oklahoma (6-0) vs. Texas Tech. Next: at No. 12 Kansas State, Saturday. No. 4 Wisconsin (6-0) at No. 15 Michigan State. Next: at Ohio State, Saturday. No. 5 Boise State (7-0) beat Air Force 37-26. ...
NEWTON - The Great Bend High School cross country team achieved its goal on Saturday at the Class 5A regional meet in Newton.
As Super Bowl rematches go, this one isn't quite so super. The Steelers edged the Cardinals 27-23 in 2009 in one of the more memorable NFL championships, with Santonio Holmes' tightrope-walking act in the back corner of the end zone giving Pittsburgh the winning score and its record sixth Super Bowl crown. That catch ended Arizona's stunning and sensational run to its first shot at a league title since 1948 - when the Cardinals lived ...
CLAFLIN - Benn Kirmer ran for 167 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Central Plains High School football team over Victoria in a non-district game.
Storm chaser and research meteorologist Jon Davies will address more than 500 high school juniors and seniors on Tuesday morning, and a similar number of middle school students in the afternoon, during Barton Community College's Eighth Annual Jack Kilby Science Day. For the juniors and seniors, the day will run from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with Davies speaking at 9 a.m. in the Fine Arts ...
JETMORE – The Jetmore United Methodist Church will present its annual live Nativity "Journey to Bethlehem" from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14 and 14, with a special needs presentation from 5 p.m. Each tour guide-led tour takes approximately 30 minutes.
Student artists from Bickerdyke and Simpson Elementary Schools in Russell will host Holiday Art Open House, an exhibition of holiday inspired artworks, from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Deines Cultural Center, 802 N Main Street in Russell.
Dance by Design presents Winter Wonderland, a winter dance recital with a whimsical twist. This 8th Annual Winter Show has tap, jazz, and lyrical dance routines performed by local youth from Great Bend, Hoisington and Larned. Owner/Instructor Lee Ann Bashor says, "This adventure will take you down the rabbit hole and off to a curious land. I'm so proud of all my dancers. They have worked hard and we want to share our joy of dance."
In the week following Halloween, Jimmy Kimmel's stunt involving kids and their candy climbed to over 20 million views on YouTube. But public fascination with the gag doesn't change the fact that it is cruel and sadistic. It underscores the worst elements of mass media and social media, and the incendiary possibilities of combining the two.
God bless America, and how's everybody?
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State got manhandled and outhustled by North Carolina.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Nov. 18 for a regular meeting at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County deputy county clerk Stacey Smith.
LARNED - "It's a Candyland Christmas," is the theme for the 93rd Larned Christmas Parade scheduled Saturday in downtown.
Monday, Dec. 2
P.G. Scott's diary and David Clapsaddle's commentary supplements Clapsaddle's Rendezvous article that appeared in an issue of Wagon Tracks.
LARNED - Kansas Highway Patrol trooper Mike Racy provided valuable information on safety hazards for young drivers during a recent presentation at the Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility.
Another week down, and two more pounds lost. Thanksgiving presented a slight challenge when it came to sticking with the rules. As a refresher, my self-written rules are simply no seconds, no dessert, no soda, and no snacking. With cheese balls, cashews and snack trays (oh my!) displayed on every surface during the holidays, it can be hard to resist the temptation to constantly munch on the salty and sweet goodies that abound when we ...