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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 27th
1870: Joe Mack, builder of gasoline-powered delivery wagons which eventually evolved into the Mack Truck Company.
1874: Charles A. Beard, distinguished American historian who wrote History of the United States.
1909: James Agee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author (A Death in the Family).
1942: Jimi Hendrix, rock musician.
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in history
1826: Jebediah Smith's expedition reaches San Diego, becoming the first Americans to cross the southwestern part of the continent.
1862: George Armstrong Custer meets his future bride, Elizabeth Bacon, at a Thanksgiving party.Tom Custer Died Alongside Brother George
1868: Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer's 7th Cavalry kills Chief Blackkettle and about 100 Cheyenne (mostly women and children) on the Washita River. Lakota Noon at the Greasy Grass.
1887: U.S. Deputy Marshall Frank Dalton, brother of the three famous outlaws, is killed in the line of duty near Fort Smith, Ark.
1904: The German colonial army defeats Hottentots at Warmbad in southwest Africa.