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JCLT Holds Auditions December 6 & 7 for Neil Simon’s Proposals

Junction City — The Junction City Little Theater will hold auditions for Neil Simon’s Proposals on Sunday, December 6 from 4-6 pm and Monday, ... read the rest»

Criminal discharge of a firearm

Deputies from the Pottawatomie County Sheriff ‘s office responded to the area of Wildcat Way and Snyder Drive, St. George, at about 7:30 a.m., Thursday, ... read the rest»

Media Inquiry into Halstead Investigation

The Kansas bureau of Investigation (KBI) is conducting an investigation in and around Halstead, Kansas. No search warrants have been served and no arrests ... read the rest»

'Tis the season for entertainment: Kansas State University the place for holiday music, fun and more

MANHATTAN — Celebrate the holiday season with Kansas State University through theatre, dance, art, music and more during December. Events listed ... read the rest»

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Bulldawgs take down Panthers

The number one team in class 3A survived a stiff challenge from St. Mary’s Colgan in Sectional play last Friday night. Rossville used a well balanced ... read the rest»

Win and Advance

The Rossville Bulldawgs completed a fantastic week of play in the first round of the 2015 3A state playoffs. By winning their Bi-District and Regional ... read the rest»

Rossville Wins Shootout

The latest edition of the best rivalry in the state did not disappoint for a half of football last Thursday night. The Silver Lake Eagles came out swinging ... read the rest»

State XC change in awards times

The Smoke Signal received word after press time that the awards times for the State Cross Country Meet on Saturday were sent incorrectly. The race times ... read the rest»
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Born November 30th
1835: Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens), American writer best remembered for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
1874: Winston Churchill, British prime minister during and after World War II.
1874: Lucy Maud Montgomery, author of Anne of Green Gables.
1912: Gordon Parks, photographer.
1915: Brownie McGhee, singer and guitarist.
November 30th
in history
1861: The British Parliament sends to Queen Victoria an ultimatum for the United States, demanding the release of two Confederate diplomats who were seized on the British ship Trent. High Seas Brouhaha
1864: The Union wins the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee.
1900: The French government denounces British actions in South Africa, declaring sympathy for the Boers.
1900: Oscar Wilde dies in a Paris hotel room after saying of the room's wallpaper: One of us had to go.
1906: President Theodore Roosevelt publicly denounces segregation of Japanese schoolchildren in San Francisco.