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Wamego Celebrates Farm, Faith and Family Heritage

What: Farm, faith and family have been central aspects of Wamego’s 150-year history. In recognition and celebration a weekend-filled event is planned ... read the rest»

Back to School with Safe Bag Lunches

It is that time of the year again! It is hard to believe summer flew by so quickly, but as the school year begins and we get back into the routine of ... read the rest»

Wichita State University has announced the WSU dean's honor roll for spring 2016

Wichita State University has announced the names of nearly 2,500 students who were on the WSU dean's honor roll for spring 2016. To be included on the ... read the rest»

Kansas State University awards graduation honors to more than 480 students

More than 480 Kansas State University students earned graduation honors with their May 2016 degrees. Earning the university's top graduation honor, summa ... read the rest»

University of Kansas announces spring 2016 honor roll

LAWRENCE — Approximately 5,200 undergraduate students at the University ... read the rest»

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Born September 27th
1898: Vincent Youmans, songwriter best known for musical scores such as No, No Nanette and Flying Down to Rio.
1917: Louis Auchincloss, novelist (Portait in Brownstone, The Embezzler).
1924: Bud Powell, jazz pianist.
1927: Red Rodney, trumpeter.
1945: Stephanie Pogue, artist and art professor.
September 27th
in history
1669: The island of Crete in the Mediterranean Sea falls to the Ottoman Turks after a 21-year siege.
1791: Jews in France are granted French citizenship.
1864: Confederate guerrilla Bloody Bill Anderson and his henchmen, including a teenage Jesse James, massacre 20 unarmed Union soldiers at Centralia, Missouri. The event becomes known as the Centralia Massacre. Bitter Bushwackers and Jayhawkers.
1869: Wild Bill Hickok, sheriff of Hays City, Kan., shoots down Samuel Strawhim, a drunken teamster causing trouble.Wild Bill Hickok remains perhaps the most famous of all Western gunfighters.
1916: Constance of Greece declares war on Bulgaria.In 1878, Bulgaria had no army. By 1913, it had one of the most formidable land forces in Europe.
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