Month: September 2016

BURLINGAME — Late last week, Allen Community College received word from AffordableColleges.com that, after a nationwide survey, ACC had been selected third in a list of the country’s most affordable community colleges that offer online…

The biggest criticism of politicians today is that they don’t represent voter interest in part because they are beholden to the pocketbooks of special interests. Over his political career, Gov. Sam Brownback has received almost…

“The universal similarity — that is the expression of the philosophy of a dull safety,” Sinclair Lewis wrote a century ago in “Main Street,” focusing on ethnic racism and cultural divides in an early 1900s…

WICHITA — George Sweatt, a Humboldt native who later made his mark as one of the state’s most decorated baseball players of all time, will be inducted Sunday into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.…

Iola coach Doug Kerr summed it all up directly after Friday’s Week Five 48-42 loss to Parsons when he simply said, “I don’t feel like a 1-4 football team.” But that is exactly what the…

Justice Marla Luckert may have won over a few fans Tuesday afternoon when she told a gathering of high school seniors, “I’m a nerd. I love to do research and write, which is one reason…

For the past two weeks, the Mustangs have had the challenge of facing the two most physically imposing teams on their schedule.Now in Week Five of the regular season, they have a different type of…

The Allen Community College volleyball team dropped a heartbreaking home match to Independence Community College on Wednesday.The loss marks the 10th for the Red Devils in their last 12 games.Wednesday’s loss represented a missed opportunity…

Elizabeth May “Betty” (Parrish) Brazee, Overland Park, passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park at the age of 100. Betty was born Feb. 4, 1916, in Fort Scott, to…

PITTSBURG — The Fillies varsity tennis team had its final tune-up Tuesday in preparation for next weekend’s regional tournament. The Fillies faced Coffeyville, Pittsburg and Chanute in Pittsburg. Both Fillies’ doubles teams were able to…