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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 football team and a junior studying accounting and finance. "It’s all about how you handle it." For example, he wrote an essay as part  of  his application for an internship with Google."I didn’t get...

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.

Posted Jul 18, 2014 at 7:30 AM

You never can tell what kids are up to.In the case of Patrick O’Connell, 11, son of Kindra and Sean O’Connell, Pittsburg, it was something good and kind.The youngster recently went out in the driveway of the...

Posted Jul 17, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Whether  it’s measured by the minute, the page or general enthusiasm, the 2014 Girard Public Library summer reading program for children and young adults was a success."We had a very good response to the program...

Posted Jul 16, 2014 at 7:30 AM

From Cherokee to infinity and beyond— that’s the  path that Dr. Jacob Colby Laas has chosen.Right now Laas, who received his doctorate in chemistry from Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., in May, is at the Max Planck...

Posted Jul 15, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Chaquetta (Chuckie) Hessong came from Pleasant  Hope, Mo., to attend Pittsburg State University, fell in love with family and  consumer sciences and never looked back.Now she’s head-over-heels happy to join the...

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