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Historic Raymond Theatre Raises Nearly $6,000 with Benefit Concert Starring Scott Helmer

Historic Theatres and Charities Can Still Sign Up to Raise Funds through the Support YOUR Cause Tour 2014-2015 Phoenix, Ariz. | July 3, 2014 — ... read the rest»

Traumatic Brain Injury support group meeting

There will be a Traumatic Brain Injury support group meeting for survivors of brain injury, family members, and friends, on Thursday, July 24th, 2014 ... read the rest»

Large-scale disaster exercise will test State Emergency Response in August

Multiple major disasters are poised to pummel Kansas, disasters that will require response not only from local agencies, but also from the state, the ... read the rest»

Flint Hills Discovery Center Celebrates National Day of the Cowboy

Are you ready to celebrate your inner cowboy and cowgirl? Dust off your boots and brush up your cowboy hat for a celebration of the cowboy spirit at ... read the rest»

Veterans with proof of military commercial driving experience get one year waiver from CDL skills testing

For one year after their deployment, military veterans will be able to waive a commercial driver’s license skill test if they have two years of ... read the rest»

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Moxie travels to Wichita for tournament

Manhattan Optimist Moxie had a rough outing this weekend in the 3rd Annual Xtreme Showdown played at TRYC in Wichita. Moxie went 0-3-1. The rain altered ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie went 8-2 and finished 3rd in the Summer Smash in Kansas City

The Manhattan Optimist Moxie team opened the weekend on Friday night with an 8:40 game against the Columbia Rockers; winning 14-0. Brynn Hammett was ... read the rest»

Moxie 18U competed well in Father's Day NIT tourney

Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18U competed well in this past weekend’s Fathers Day NIT tournament in Topeka. Moxie was 1-1 in pool play and an undefeated ... read the rest»

Flush Mudcats placed 3rd in Cowtown Showtown

The Flush Mudcats placed third at the USSSA 13U Class A Cowtown Showtown in Kansas City on Sunday, June 8. Pictured from left standing are: Coach Shawn ... read the rest»

Manhattan Optimist Moxie Compete in Wamego.

In a makeshift tournament due to the rain, the Manhattan Optimist moxie played two pool play games and then competed in a 4 team single elimination tournament.... read the rest»
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Born July 13th
1886: Edward J. Flanagan, Catholic priest, founder of Boys' Town.
1928: Robert N.C. Nix, Jr., first African-American chief justice of a state supreme court.
1933: David Storey, English novelist (The Sporting Life).
1934: Wole Soyinka, Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian playwright.
1935: Jack Kemp, football player, politician.
July 13th
in history
1754: George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity to the French, leaving them in control of the Ohio Valley.
1787: Congress, under the Articles of Confederation, enacts the Northwest Ordinance, establishing rules for governing the Northwest Territory, for admitting new states to the Union and limiting the expansion of slavery.
1798: English poet William Wordsworth visits the ruins of Tintern Abbey.
1832: Henry Schoolcraft discovers the source of the Mississippi River in Minnesota.
1862: Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest defeats a Union army at Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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