Morning Sun

Updated Oct 20, 2014 at 12:41 PM

This is the story of a storyteller. This is a story no one wants to write. Nikki Patrick, Morning Sun reporter since 1967, passed away at 1:57 a.m. on Monday morning. Nikki wrote a personality feature called "Patrick’s People" every day since 2006, but that feature was a continuation of her longstanding work. "She loved her job. She never wanted to retire. She got her wish. The last major thing she did was write the Patrick’s People in...

Posted Oct 16, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Richard Dixon, Pittsburg, has won two battles. When he  started playing bridge at an early  age, he  decided he would earn the Life Master bridge award at some time in his life.  He  recently ...

Posted Oct 14, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Getting more years older is one thing, losing strength and quality of life is something else entirely.

Posted Oct 11, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Dogs are man’s best friend, and that includes those who help win wars. Now military dog handlers and their canine partners are being honored, and Rick Fulton, Pittsburg, recently took part in the second annual Christopher...

Posted Oct 10, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Some of the top trumpet virtuosos  on the planet, and some promising students  who may wind up there in  the future, will be featured on the sixth annual Midwest Trumpet Festival Sunday  and Monday at Pittsburg State...

Posted Oct 9, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Ozarks music tends to have a folk flavor, but the band Bella Donna has some of that, plus the zing of jazz mixed with gypsy fire. Local listeners will get a chance to hear it in a Colonial Fox Theatre Back Stage Concert at 7:30...

Posted Oct 8, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Pittsburg State University Gorillas in Your Midst has been observing Alcohol Awareness Week with several events designed to educate students and encourage healthy behavior.

Posted Oct 7, 2014 at 7:30 AM

The baby boomers officially began with those born in 1946 who graduated high school in 1964. The Pittsburg High School class of 1964 will observe its 50th anniversary this upcoming Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Posted Oct 4, 2014 at 7:30 AM

G.K. Chesterton was a big man any way you look at him.“He probably weighed nearly 300 pounds and he’s the most quoted author outside of Shakespeare and the King James Bible,” said Fr. Robert McElwee.

Posted Oct 3, 2014 at 8:00 AM

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Posted Oct 2, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Stan Slaughter, Green School educator for Kansas, stopped by Pittsburg High School Tuesday to lecture and educate students about dirt, compost and the importance of earthworms.

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