McCRACKEN - Baseball historian Phil Dixon will speak at the McCracken Community Building at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 26. The public is invited to come for lunch at 1 p.m., followed by Dixon's program on the history of the Kansas City Monarchs. Freewill donations will be accepted for the McCraken Public Library.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals held on through a shaky ninth to beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Ellinwood's City Council met Tuesday night in anticipation of some good news from the Ellinwood Rotary Club. They weren't disappointed. Since the last council meeting when club member Rosie Joiner addressed the council, requesting the city consider providing some financial assistance in lieu of in-kind assistance preparing a grant offered by the former city manager, the club was now ready to move forward with the project. This was done thanks to generous donors who came forward, and the club's decision to postpone the installment of three of the water features in the initial phase of the build ...
Edgar "Ed" Titsworth, 89, died Dec. 22, 2015, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born Dec. 31, 1925, in Sayer, Okla., he was the son of William L. and Artie (Hilley) Titsworth. On Aug. 2, 1947, he married Naomi Emaline Thomas in Carson City, Nev. She died on March 11, 2005. A resident of Great Bend since 2004, coming from Tracy, Calif., he was a forklift operator for Fiberboard Paper Mill.
Brittany Wood of the Barton Community College softball team was recently named to the third team of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-American selections. Recognized among 48 Division I student athletes across the nation of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), Wood was one of 12 outfielders selected joining pitcher Madison Didion as the second Lady Cougar to earn national accolades for the 2016 season.
So U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan thinks Donald Trump's comments about the Mexican heritage of a federal judge hearing a civil case against him are an example of "textbook racism," but he won't rescind his endorsement of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee?