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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 more to the event than flying scissors and falling hair."This is going to be like a big community block party,"  said Pastor Donnie Talent. That’s exactly what he and his congregation had in mind."We...

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...

Posted Jul 13, 2014 at 7:30 AM

John Kekec’s childhood was filled with stories about the deep shaft coal mining days of southeast Kansas."My family was part of that era, and the story has been bottled up in me for years," he  said in a...

Posted Jul 12, 2014 at 7:30 AM

A very significant phase in Kathryn Richard’s life ended at 4:30 p.m. Friday.Her employment at Pittsburg State University, which started in 1971 with a clerical position in the PSU Department of Administration and School...

Posted Jul 11, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Eating is basic to life itself. That’s a serious problem for Michelle Crawford, Pittsburg, because she suffers from gastroparesis, a disorder that slows or stops the movement of food from the stomach to the small...

Updated Jul 9, 2014 at 9:18 PM

GIRARD — Girard Lions gathered recently at Winston Park to recognize past and present club members for their outstanding service to the Girard Lions Club and the Girard community.

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