The colorful history of Cowley County will again be celebrated with papers researched and written by local people on Saturday. The event is free to the public and takes place from 9 a. m. until noon at the Winfield Community Center in Baden Square in Winfield.
If you found yourself in a crowd in Winfield in recent years, and saw an older Indian woman wearing a sari with well-coordinated accessories, it was almost surely Elizabeth Sherring.
Hillary Clinton has had a rough week or so, what with Obamacare rates soaring, bad news coming out about the Clinton Foundation and more disturbing reports about her emails.
Warren Andreas was fun. His facial expressions could make you laugh, cry or want to hug him. Warren was widely known as a man of integrity and honesty. As an attorney, he was reliable and generous with his time. Judge Robert Bishop once publicly praised Warren for always being prepared for t…
(Editor's note: This is what all the celebrating is about. If you haven't read the Declration of Independence lately, or if you've never read it, it's well worth your time and effort. )
John Trumbull's oil painting "Declaration of Indepedence" hangs in the United States Capitol Rotunda. It depicts the presentation of the draft of the Declaration to Congress. Many, but not all, of the signers are depicted. (Wikipedia)
Few experiences are more powerful or moving than a visit to a cemetery on Memorial Day. Unlike a military cemetery where rows upon rows of graves give silent testimony to the human cost of war, in most Kansas cemeteries the stories of the dead – young, old, male and female – tell a story abo…