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JC Arts Council Winter Gallery Walk Downtown Will Feature Artists, Free Wine, Live Music, and Santa

Junction City — The Junction City Arts Council will hold its annual Winter Gallery Walk in downtown Junction City on Friday, December 11 from 5-7pm. ... read the rest»

No Dollar General for Alma

Due to land acquisition issues, Dollar General will not be moving into Alma, according to Wabaunsee Economic Development Director Tracy Henry. Henry told ... read the rest»

On the road again with the Pottawatomie County Commission.

Roads dominated the business at the Monday commission meeting with Jim Jenkins, assistant Public Works Director, reporting several roads were bladed and ... read the rest»


One person was injured in a car vs. deer accident near Belvue, according to the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office. At about 8:15 p.m., Monday, Nov.... read the rest»


The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office received a report of a burglary at 4290 Columbian Road, rural Wamego on Saturday, Nov. 21. The suspect or suspects ... 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 24th
1826: Carlo Collodi, the creator of Pinocchio.
1849: Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of Little Lord Fauntleroy and The Secret Garden.
1859: Cass Gilbert, architect.
1864: Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, French post-impressionist painter.
1868: Scott Joplin, composer.
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in history
1902: The first Congress of Professional Photographers convenes in Paris.
1912: Austria denounces Serbian gains in the Balkans; Russia and France back Serbia while Italy and Germany back Austria.
1927: Federal officials battle 1,200 inmates after prisoners in Folsom Prison revolt.
1938: Mexico seizes oil land adjacent to Texas.
1939: In Czechoslovakia, the Gestapo execute 120 students who are accused of anti-Nazi plotting.