When Dr. Dennis Kepka was first approached with the idea of providing medical care to offenders at Ellsworth Correctional Facility, he wasn’t so sure.
Editor’s Note — This commentary normally would have been printed on the opinion page; however, given the importance of what is happening in school districts across the county, the editor believes this deserves as much visibility as possible.
“Who changes one person, changes the world whole.”
Wearing masks as a testimony of faith, not fear
My daughter called the other day from Washington, D.C. to tell me she won’t be coming home in August.
Following about an hour of discussion Monday night, board members of the Central Plains USD 112 School District voted to approve a reopening plan for the 2020-21 school year.
More than four decades ago, several riders took their horses to Robert Loder’s place near Marquette for an evening of fun. The get-together, which included egg races and other competitions, eventually led to the organization of the Smoky Valley Saddle Club and the construction of an arena, where every year members conduct a rodeo.
Fort Hays State University Director of Athletics Curtis Hammeke recently announced the hiring of Erik Wince as head wrestling coach. Wince, who is married to former Wilson resident Hannah Wagner, comes to FHSU from NCAA Division I affiliate American University in Washington D.C., where he served as assistant coach in 2019-20. Prior to that, he was head coach at Greensboro College, a Division III program in Greensboro, N.C., for four years.
Graveside services for Phyllis Ann Urbanek Ogburn, 86, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday Aug. 12, at the Clinton Cemetery, 500 N 1200 Rd., Lawrence, Kan. 66047.
Established along the north bank of the Cimarron River, Fargo Springs was developed to become the Seward County Seat.
More than 26,000 people in Kansas have contracted COVID-19. Roughly 350 of them have died.