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Greg Lopez thought he was attending one of the regular in service training sessions held at the Pittsburg Aquatic Center, but  those don’t usually include cake and pizza.Instead, it was a surprise retirement reception for Lopez, who’s been employed by the City of Pittsburg at the Pittsburg Aquatic Center for 27 years."We tried very hard to  keep it a secret from him," said Linda Graham, pool manager.That included telling him that...

Posted Jul 31, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Seth Golay has come back to his roots, temporarily.

Posted Jul 30, 2014 at 7:30 AM

He can’t start  drawing Social Security for a long time, but Jay Temaat, 19, has retired from magic."I fulfilled all the obligations I had, and  am not accepting new bookings," he said. "I ...

Posted Jul 29, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Even a labor of love costs money.New York film editor  Nick Houy  has been laboring for  years on "Men of Brutus," a documentary sparked by Big Brutus, the largest electric steam shovel in the world, but...

Posted Jul 27, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Life is a rollercoaster, and Austin Barone is  determined to make the most out of the ride."We’re all going to have our highs and lows," said the University of Kansas student athlete, a leader for his...

Posted Jul 26, 2014 at 7:30 AM

If having shared interests can strengthen a marriage, then Rev. Mark Chambers  Sr. and his wife, Rev. Jill Chambers, must have one  of the strongest marriages in  Kansas.He is the newly appointed senior pastor at the...

Posted Jul 25, 2014 at 7:30 AM

The Everybody Plays project, a universally accessible playground being constructed at Schlanger Park, now has the financial support of a princess.Natalie Brueggemann, 7, the reigning Miss Kansas Junior Princess, recently presented...

Posted Jul 24, 2014 at 7:30 AM

History does repeat itself, at least for Alpha Kappa Chapter, Phi Tau Omega sorority, Arma.For the second consecutive year, the group has earned Chapter of the Year honors. The award was presented recently  at the Phi Tau...

Posted Jul 23, 2014 at 7:30 AM

For the seventh year, Victory Life Center, with help from community friends and partners, will offer "Back 2 School Haircuts" Aug. 11 at the school for youngsters from pre-K through 12th grade.But there will be a lot...

Posted Jul 22, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Talent and hard work can pay off at any age.The Dance Pitt Tiny Competition Team, composed of dancers aged 2 to 6, competed in Oklahoma City and Wichita during the past year and won overall high score for their age group in Oklahoma City.

Posted Jul 20, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Jennifer Meadows, Pittsburg, describes her father as a fun-loving, easy-going man who loves hunting, fishing, camping and, most of all, spending time with his family.

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