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  • Local | July 07, 2013

    Family members angry about upkeep of loved ones’ graves at local cemetery


    A local cemetery has come under fire recently by the family members of those buried there who say they are frustrated with what they see as poor upkeep and the deterioration of a once-gorgeous place. But the owner, a local landlord, says he is doing

  • Local | July 07, 2013

    Miss Kansas shows how she earned the nickname ‘Annie Oakley’


    Lying prone on a table as she took aim with her rifle, Theresa Vail was the only woman in a row of men firing long-range weapons at the Fancy Creek Shooting Range Saturday morning. But under her encouragement as Miss Kansas, Vail would like that

  • Local | July 07, 2013

    YES! Fund kicks off campaign

    YES! Fund kicked off its annual fundraising campaign this week in an effort to support local youth programs. YES!, which stands for Youth Empowerment for Success, gives children the opportunity to participate in after-school, summer-enhancement and other programs. The campaign runs roughly from Independence Day

  • Local |Business | July 07, 2013

    GTM promotes new inventory manager

    GTM Sportswear appointed Jesse Knight to the position of inventory manager. Knight will supervise the domestic purchasing team, as well as manage and maintain critical dates in the forecasting, planning and purchasing process. Knight earned his bachelor’s degree in both marketing and management from

  • Local |Business | July 07, 2013

    Director achieves certification

    Katie Seay, director of financial planning at The Trust Company, has achieved the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards certification and renewal requirements to be recognized as a certified financial planner professional. Seay joined The Trust Company in 2012 where she oversees financial, retirement and tax

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | July 07, 2013

    3 K-Staters gain summer internships

    Crossland Construction Company hired three Kansas State University students to their 2013 summer internship program. This particular internship opportunity gives students a real-life, hands-on experience from experts at Crossland Construction and Crossland Heavy Contractors. Crossland expects nearly 70 interns from a number of colleges and universities for

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 07, 2013

    Hodgson receives with KSU veterinary medicine Distinguished Service Award

    David S. Hodgson is the recipient of a 2013 Distinguished Service Award by the College of Veterinary Medicine at K-State. This award is in recognition of Hodgson’s contributions and service within the college, the university and the international veterinary community. Hodgson grew up in central

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 07, 2013

    KSU student wins $1,000 scholarship

    K-State accounting student Mattie Loder won the competitive $1,000 annual Kiwanis Scholarship for her academic excellence as well as her community service activities. Loder, a junior at K-State with a minor in Leadership Studies, is the daughter of Darrel and Mari Loder of Lindsborg. She participates

  • Local |Education | July 07, 2013

    Six graduate from Flint Hills Christian

    Six students graduated from Flint Hills Christian School on May 18. The salutatorian, Amber Seymour and the two valedictorians, Courtney Cranford and Mary Harner, all spoke of their time at FHCS and about what the future may bring. Courtney Cranford plans on attending Emporia State University.

  • Local |Education | July 07, 2013

    Eisenhower teacher wins science award

    Christine Herald, a science teacher at Eisenhower Middle School, was the awarded the Vernier Software and Technology Award, middle level. This award came from the National Science Teachers Association during its 2013 Teacher Awards Program, which honors K-12 teachers, professors, principals and other educators. Herald received

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