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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 25th
1896: Virgil Thompson, American composer (Four Saints in Three Acts, The Mother of Us All).
1910: Alwin Nikolais, choreographer.
1913: Lweis Thomas, physician and author (The Lives of a Cell).
1914: Joe DiMaggio, Hall of Fame baseball star who led the New York Yankees to ten World Series.
1939: Shelagh Delaney, playwright (A Taste of Honey).
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in history
1863: Union ends the siege of Chattanooga with the Battle of Missionary Ridge.
1876: Colonel Ronald MacKenzie destroys Cheyenne Chief Dull Knife's village, in the Bighorn Mountains near the Red Fork of the Powder River, during the so-called Great Sioux War. The face-saving skirmish at Warbonnet Creek
1901: Japanese Prince Ito arrives in Russia to seek concessions in Korea.
1914: German Field Marshal Fredrich von Hindenburg calls off the Lodz offensive 40 miles from Warsaw, Poland. The Russians lose 90,000 to the Germans' 35,000 in two weeks of fighting.
1918: Chile and Peru sever relations.