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Posted Nov 27, 2014 at 11:00 AM

His work has been published in Sports Illustrated, ESPN The Magazine and countless sports-related magazines and websites across the nation.But Kenny Felt is not a sports photographer. Sure, he shoots sports from time to time. He enjoys the frenetic pace, the competition. He likes the capture the emotion, passion and devotion on athletes’ faces.When it comes to his true passion, however, the 2005 Pittsburg State graduate prefers the softer side of life.“I...

Posted Nov 2, 2014 at 8:30 AM

Imagine working 30 years without earning a paycheck. Denzel Davidson couldn’t imagine doing anything else. Davidson, who was the curator and director of the Crawford County Historical Museum for decades, died on Oct. 25 at the age of 93.

Updated Oct 28, 2014 at 12:25 PM

I’m sad but not surprised. We knew Nikki’s fame, her story, and of course, I also saw their son grow up at faculty meetings while she was doing Sun stories. I knew and worked with Steve Teller when I was an English adjunct at...

Posted Oct 26, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Editor's Note: This article by Nikki Patrick originally ran Oct. 21, 2009. She passed away one day shy of five years later, on Oct. 20, 2014. We rerun Nikki's story today as our final Patrick's Person, in a tribute to the reporter behind the...

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...

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.

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