Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Bow wow! ‘Theo’ is a hero

By Joe Stumpe A tiny dog named Theodore is turning out to be worth his weight in gold. Mary Enstrom acquired the 2.3-pound Teacup Yorkie as a sidekick for her ministry serving nursing home residents. Theodore ended...

‘Fireball’ Jackson inspires book

By Debbi Elmore Gerald McCoy was a boy when he saw Isaiah “Fireball” Jackson pitch in Wichita’s National Baseball Congress tournament. Jackson’s explosive fastball wasn’t the only remarkable thing about him. There was also the...

Centers for seniors see funds frozen

By Joe Stumpe Sedgwick County commissioners have again decided to keep funding for area senior centers at 2010 levels, frustrating users and supporters. The centers serve thousands of residents with meals, recreation, educational activities and...

Lazy, luscious lasagna  

By Joe Stumpe Easy isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when making lasagna. But a couple of shortcuts will put this dish on your table in about an hour, with little mess to...

Small town realizes big dream

Valley Center’s old library sat so close to railroad tracks that it used to shake when a train passed. “We didn’t know whether it was an earthquake or train,” the library’s office manager, Terry Foster,...

Volunteers, ‘old farts’ and the active age

From The Editor: By Joe Stumpe I picked a good day to attend my first meeting of the Sedgwick County Advisory Council on Aging. The council was hearing how local tax dollars are being distributed to...

‘Must-see’ Senior Expo expands to new library

By Monica Cissell Valuable information, free health screenings, new opportunities and useful items for seniors and caregivers await visitors at the 33rd annual Senior Expo. Held at three sites, including the new Advanced Learning Library at...

All aboard…for downtown Railfest

3rd annual Railfest features train rides By Amy Geiszler-Jones This year’s Railfest offers a rare opportunity to ride the rails in downtown Wichita.  Volunteers with the Great Plains Transportation Museum, located at 700 E. Douglas across from...

Tremont Street: Lusty, boozy, bloody

By Joe Stumpe   If you look at a map of Wichita today, you won’t find Tremont Street. In its time, though, it was one of the city’s best-known thoroughfares.  Indeed, Tremont was notorious across the...

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Warning: Douglas closed – for fun

For a second year, Open Streets ICT will bring Wichitans of all ages together for a fun afternoon on Douglas Avenue. And if it’s anything like last year, when 18,000 people showed up, it’ll...

PEAR, WALNUT AND GOAT CHEESE TART

  1 pie crust 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened 3 oz. goat cheese Pinch salt 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 1/2 cup peeled and sliced ripe pears ½ cup chopped walnuts...

Who do you think you are? Seven generations to choose from

  By Miranda Allen What’s the matter with kids today? Why won’t anyone listen to me?  They are so lazy and have no work ethic!  They are so stuck in their ways! How often have you heard...
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