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Barton Community College Dean of Student Services Angie Maddy was asked to welcome the Retired Senior Volunteer Program volunteers to the BCC campus for their annual appreciation dinner Thursday night.
We often hear of jobs in this country that only immigrant workers are willing to do, for the most part. There are also some jobs where there is a shortage of Americans who are qualified to do the work.
State agriculture officials and our governor have finally realized something we have know for a long time here – the importance of farmers markets.
Just think if you were a victim of a sexual crime.
There are more than a million reasons why major-league baseball players use illegal substances to enhance their skill.
ABC is putting the lives of children at risk by choosing model/actress Jenny McCarthy as a cohost for its morning television program, "The View." McCarthy has publicly touted her belief that vaccinations are dangerous and caused her son to develop autism. She's part of a vocal group spreading that dangerously misinformed word. By giving her the status of cohost on a national network program, more people will learn her opinion, and more will accept it as an option. Some will make the mistake of not immunizing their children.
Willie Reed, an African-American man in Mississippi in 1955, saw a young man, Emmett Till, murdered.
A recent Wall Street Journal/ NBC poll found that Congress has drawn among the lowest approval ratings in history, with 83 percent of those responding giving it the big thumbs down. Looking at the past, this Congress is on pace to beat the record as the most ineffective in modern government history, surpassing that of the post Civil War era.
The theme for the 2014 United Way of Central Kansas campaign is "It All Starts with You." The fact that 99 percent of the money raises stays local is a testament to that.
Kansas is one of 11 states, at last count, where nearly 300 people have been hit by a mysterious stomach bug that surprised the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These people have been diagnosed with a cyclospora infection, which comes from a parasite most often found in tropical or subtropical countries. According to the Associated Press, this type of infection has been linked to imported fresh produce in the past.
Summer is a super time to get out and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine and the great many local activities.
Community Coordinator Christina Hayes hit the nail on the head when she described Great Bend the Great Bend City Council Monday night.
Such a tragedy, the drowning deaths of so many people this summer.
With Dems and Republicans seemingly at a stalemate in Washington, D.C., it's encouraging to see a bipartisan effort being proposed by Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.), along with Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Angus King (I-Maine), and for something the country really needs. They have proposed the "21st Century Glass-Steagall Act," restoring some provisions that were stripped from the Banking Act of 1933 back in 1999.
It was a classic teaching moment for Wichita East High School parents, teachers and administrators.