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Posted Aug 20, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Want to give Ailie Foresman a question that’s almost impossible for her to answer? Just ask her what she liked best about her six-week stay in Japan."Japan is such a great country, with a beautiful culture, delicious  food and amazing people," she said.The  Pittsburg High School junior was one of  14 members of Family, Career and Community  Leaders of America chosen to receive 2014 Japanese Exchange Scholarships.Kikkoman...

Posted Aug 19, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Margaret Scott got to celebrate her 100th birthday twice.First was her birthday party  Friday at the Golden LivingCenter. Her actual birthday was Sunday, and that was marked by  a catered fried chicken dinner.

Posted Aug 17, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Sherry Elkins, Pittsburg, has a brand new hat to wear. On July 1 she stepped into the newly created position of associate director for Mosiac in Southeast Kansas.

Posted Aug 16, 2014 at 7:30 AM

The Red Bull Soapbox Race, scheduled Aug. 24 in Seattle, is not your average soapbox derby. Not when the competitors are going to include a chicken driving a Siracha bottle and a runaway bride driving a wedding cake.

Posted Aug 15, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Since 2011, Rachael Holden has spent her summers in front of the Weir Senior Citizen Building, digging, scraping and replacing bricks to create a safe sidewalk for  those using the building.Her hard work and dedication have...

Posted Aug 14, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Haley Page, 17, and Kiersten Gitchell, 15, are native Walnut teens on a mission.They  want to fix up the Gerald Carroll Ball Park in Walnut, and spruce up the outdoor basketball court at St. Patrick’s fellowship hall.

Posted Aug 12, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Mariah Murray, 11, saved her grandmother’s life on Aug. 6."Since she was little we’ve always taught her about 911 because she might need to call that number because of my asthma," said Marcella Boettcher.

Posted Aug 10, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Riding has been a favorite activity of royalty in Great Britain and Europe for centuries.Crawford County, of course, has its own royalty on horseback. Samantha Milburn, 17, has just been crowned 2014 Crawford County Fair and Rodeo...

Posted Aug 9, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Even in life’s saddest moments there can be a flash of beauty that  brings comfort to  those who grieve.That is  the mission of those who make angel gowns, including Ruth Ellen Simpson and her daughter,...

Posted Aug 8, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Good ideas can be inspired by  all kinds of things. In MeLinda Lair’s case, it was a dislike of throwing herself into ice cold water in the winter.Her idea was to  have a charity duck dash that would raise funds for...

Posted Aug 7, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Songs have been written about the Mississippi, Shenandoah and Wabash Rivers.Well, Cow Creek is finally getting some attention.

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