Category: Entertainment

‘Tombstone’ hits mark retelling OK Corral story

February 5, 2021 | By Ted Ayres

“Tombstone” by Tom Clavin (St. Martin’s Press, 386 Pages, $29.99) On Oct. 26, 1881, in Tombstone, Ariz., 30 bullets were exchanged in 30 seconds, leaving three men dead and three others wounded. And with that exchange of gunfire, the Earp brothers, John Henry “Doc” Holliday, Billy and Joe Clanton and the OK Corral were forever etched […]

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Project Beauty looks forward at 50

October 1, 2018 | By Joe Stumpe

Project Beauty, Inc. may be down in numbers, but it’s not out. President Sue Boewe admits to an ambitious goal for the 50-year-old group founded to spruce up Wichita. “I’m hoping we’re going to double our membership this year,” she said. “I’ve asked everybody to bring in one member. That’s the challenge I’ve put to […]

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Bow wow! ‘Theo’ is a hero

August 29, 2018 | 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 up saving her life. It happened late on the night of July 5, when the normally well-mannered pooch started yapping and […]

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‘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 team he played for, made up of fellow prison inmates. “My dad and I watched him lead the prison team to another tournament […]

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