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Posted Oct 31, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Hedy Epstein lost her family to the horrors of Nazi Germany, but the experience forged her into someone who has now spent decades standing up against evil and tyranny everywhere.Epstein, a German-born American Jew and Holocaust survivor, shared her story as part of Pittsburg State’s Women’s Studies Lecture Series, organized by Laura Lee Washburn, professor of English.Perhaps Epstein’s most valuable lesson for the standing-room only crowd in a classroom of...

Posted Oct 31, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Competitive job markets mean resumes are an important opportunity for applicants to make a great first impression.Juniors at Pittsburg High School got some first-hand help rounding out their resumes with the assistance of area...

Posted Oct 30, 2014 at 11:00 AM

The Morning SunCleaning up the community also teaches Pittsburg area students valuable lessons about littering."This is by far the best form of community outreach," said Pittsburg Community Middle School’s School...

Posted Oct 30, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Sarah Robinson and her four-year-old daughter, Lexi, waded through another standing-room only crowd on Wednesday night for this year’s Safe Trick-or-Treat event.“It is a safe event, but also a little chaotic,” Robinson...

Posted Oct 30, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Outside the Fort Scott Community College Construction Trades building in Pittsburg, a Quadcopter drone flew hundreds of feet into the air, hovered, then turned around to show students a live picture of the building. This was one of the many tools...

Posted Oct 30, 2014 at 7:30 AM

The last official day of Pittsburg Farmers' Market was Oct. 25, and market shoppers celebrated the end of the season with the annual hot soup extravaganza.Contestants were encouraged to make their best soup and/or chili to bring as a...

Posted Oct 29, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Who: Crawford County Commission Where: Crawford County Courthouse in Girard When: 10 a.m. TuesdayIssue: Potential bed tax for museums Several weeks ago, Crawford County Commissioner Tom Moody suggested a potential one-cent increase in the...

Posted Oct 29, 2014 at 9:00 AM

It wasn’t long after last year’s inaugural Stage Fright that Pittsburg Parks officials began planning new ways to frighten, scare, spook and surprise visitors to Memorial Auditorium. “For a week or two afterward, we were...

Posted Oct 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM

Pittsburg State University’s Indian Student Association will host Diwali, the Festival of Lights, at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center. The event is open to the public and...

Posted Oct 29, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Before polls open at 7 a.m. next Tuesday, state Republicans like Gov. Sam Brownback and Sen. Pat Roberts are getting a national helping hand.On Tuesday afternoon at the Lamplighter Inn & Suites, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., urged the...

Updated Oct 28, 2014 at 10:29 PM

Until Tuesday, there was only one known bid for a casino in the Southeast Gaming Zone. Now there are at least two.Representatives of the SEK Casino Group LLC approached the Pittsburg City Commission on Tuesday to start the process of a...

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