Category: Opinion

Devoted hero worship from a-Farr

When I saw the dress almost four years ago from the traveling ?M*A*S*H? exhibit from the Smithsonian at the Eisenhower Museum in Abilene, I never imaged that I?d get to meet the man who wore it.

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Father, son share good moment

In the like-father-like-son department, I headed to the James Thomas
Invitational track meet Friday. I ran into Greg Topham, his wife and
her parents just after the boys? 3,200-meter race. They were delighted
as Topham?s son, Andrew, running for Peabody-Burns, had just bettered
Greg?s all-time high school best by about a second.

They now have a special memory that will stay with them for a
lifetime. Andrew is listed as having one of the state?s best times this
season in the 3,200.

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Letters

New TAPP approach seemed to work well   This year the junior and senior parents met and decided to try something different for the Trojan After Prom Party. We still provided a safe, fun atmosphere for the students without alcohol or drugs, but we chose to bus the students to The Alley, a recreational facility in Wichita that has go-carts, […]

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Challenging times

Our farmers facing more uncertainty than usual as they consider their response to the Easter wheat freeze.

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? WSUchickenBW.jpg ?What bothered Matilda more than the new jeans fitting way too tight in the hips is that the clerk had insisted she also buy some pimple removal cream.

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How prom led to a cluttered desk

I?m stuck. I?m not completely sure that I will ever exit my room again, to be more specific.

This is because right now I am sitting in the midst of a mutant heap of papers, key chains, pens, old learners? permits, expired Wal-Mart gift certificates, Beanie Babies, newspaper clippings, loose change, empty toilet paper tubes and other random substances that have been collecting on my desk for the past several months.

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E-mail let us down last week

We had a serious problem with our e-mail at the Free Press this past
Friday and Saturday and we hope we haven?t missed anything that will
cause big problems for anyone. E-mail is one of our key ways to
communicate these days.

We determined Saturday night that our spam filter had diverted
284,000 e-mails to a folder reated for unwanted e-mail. That number is
the maximum number of files a folder on our server can hold. So once it
was full it started chucking everything that came in at that point,
which means those e-mails are gone forever.

That folder is now set to automatically empty. Now we?ll just have to wait for the next problem we don?t yet know about.

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Letters

Remember well-being of all other children   Considering the recent events in Virginia, I am reminded of a true story about a woman who held high office in another state. She was a widow, raising handsome twin sons as a single mom. This accomplished mother devoted her life to her boys, providing the best educational opportunities and a nurturing, safe […]

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Remember Planet Earth

Being good Earth-keepers is neither ?wacko? nor liberal; it?s a conservative cause in the best sense of the word. Sunday has been designated as International Earth Day. We?re encouraged on that day to give special consideration to what kind of stewards we are of the soil, water and air that are the basic ingredients of life on Planet Earth. Earth […]

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