Sherlock Holmes is probably the most famous detective in history, but Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories were not my introduction to the character. I decided to read the original novels and short stories recently because of the BBC TV series “Sherlock.” It shows the
This is the story of early abolitionist and women’s rights advocates, the Grimke sisters of South Carolina. Grim was part of their name, some aspects of their lives, and their look when photographed. In addition to being the fashion in nineteenth century photos, many
It’s Easter, and so I’m writing about bunnies. Bunnies are perhaps a little overdone in children’s literature, I’ll admit. They are so cute and cuddly and kind-looking. It seems the perfect match for our cute, cuddly, kind young readers, right? Think
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” So says the inspirational speaker Zig Ziglar. Behind Mark Rose’s “365 Inspirations” is the idea that we all need a little inspiration each day to help
You might not always be able to tell the book by its cover, but there are plenty of times when the cover wins over a reader. So it was with “A Cruise to Die For.” I haven’t been on a cruise for more than 40
The United States and NATO must come up with a tough policy if they hope to deflect Russian President Vladimir Putin from taking over the eastern part of Ukraine. Ethnicity is a major problem in Ukraine. Most residents consider themselves either Ukrain-ians or Russians.
Playing in her final career home match, Kansas State senior Petra Niedermayerova capped her career in front of the largest crowd in Mike Goss Tennis Stadium history with a doubles and singles win to help the Wildcats to a 6-1 upset win over No. 63 Kansas
TODAY Easter. MONDAY Baby and Toddler Play Date, 11:30 a.m. A fun play time with blocks, puppets, and other activities for your babies and toddlers to enjoy. Manhattan Public Library. TUESDAY The Office of International Programs, Chinese Student
Nine regional Highland Community College students were formally inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society March 30 at HCC-Wamego. New members of the Beta Nu Omega Chapter who took part in the formal induction ceremony were Daniel Armesto, St. Marys; Kendra Baird, Onaga; Jacob
Christopher Siegle, a senior at Council Grove High School, participated in the Kansas State Science and Engineering Fair in Wichita this month. His project investigated the energy output of different types and densities of coal and received first place in the Division I Chemistry category.
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