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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»

Sports top 5

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 26th
1894: Norbert Weiner, American mathematician, considered the father of automation.
1912: Eric Sevareid, American broadcast journalist for CBS News.
1920: Cyril Cusack, Irish actor.
1922: Charles M. Shultz, American cartoonist who created Peanuts starring Charlie Brown.
1924: George Segal, sculptor.
November 26th
in history
1789: George Washington proclaims this a National Thanksgiving Day in honor of the new Constitution. This date was later used to set the date for Thanksgiving.
1812: Napoleon Bonaparte's army begins crossing the Beresina River over two hastily constructed bridges. Napoleon's costly retreat from Moscow.
1825: The Kappa Alpha Society, the second American college Greek-letter fraternity, is founded.
1863: The first National Thanksgiving is celebrated.
1901: The Hope diamond is brought to New York.