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Monday's high school sports scoreboard (Sept. 18)

First half: 1. Hutchinson, Westfall (Garcia); 2. Hutchinson, Westfall; 3. South, E. Macias. Second half: 4. South, Umana (E. Macias); 5. South, Alferez. Shots: South 14, Hutchinson 9. Saves: South, I. Macias 7; Hutchinson, Villenueva 11. Records: South 4-3, Hutchinson 2-5-1. at Crestview South CC (P

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-19 03:23:00

Homecoming Luncheon Tickets on Sale

Jordan Green The annual Homecoming luncheon, sponsored by the Blackwell Public Schools Foundation, is set for Friday, September 29 in the Kay Room from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. The price of a ticket is $7.00, and it includes chicken and noodle soup, salad, homemade rolls, and "that wonderful chocolate sheet


Miss BHS and Maroon Spirit

Last week, the Blackwell Journal-Tribune was proud to showcase 2017's Miss BHS, Maroon Spirit, and their runners up, and this week you can read more about them ahead of this month's Homecoming Ceremony. Miss BHS is Lydia Kori Ashford, a native of Blackwell and a lifelong student of Blackwell Public


Lee Linsenmeyer is BJT's Feature of the Week for September 20

The Blackwell Journal-Tribune's Feature of the Week, sponsored by Blackwell Dentistry, is Lee Linsenmeyer. Linsemeyer is the Head Softball Coach for the Lady Maroons at Blackwell High School. He was born in Tulsa, OK and graduated from Glencoe High School before attending Northern Oklahoma College


Real Talk -- When Was The Last Time You Enjoyed Your Business Trip?

(NewsUSA) -It's hard to believe that 2017 is more than halfway over and that fall is in the air. With that, life starts to speed up as kids head back to school, holidays loom just around the corner, and you may find yourself traveling for work a bit more in the coming months as companies try to wrap


Is BPA a thing of Halloween nightmares?

(BPT) - Now that fall is underway and you're already growing tired of all the pumpkin-flavored treats, Halloween must not be too far away. That means it's time to head to the store to pick up the trendiest Halloween decor to guarantee a shocked response from trick-or-treaters. But before you do, hav


The key ingredient to a successful school year

(BPT) - Now that school is in session, you've likely returned to the routine of nightly homework and packing lunches in the morning. One thing that helps ensure a safe and successful school year is polycarbonate plastic made from bisphenol A (BPA). BPA is a building-block chemical used to make a pla


Metastatic breast cancer patients tell their stories through art and photography

(BPT) - This post is brought to you by Eisai Inc. When most people think of breast cancer, they think of the pink movement, and often times, "beating" the cancer. A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer (MBC), a late stage of the disease in which the cancer has spread beyond the breast, is different


Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

(BPT) - Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Be


Be safe while getting social to avoid social media scams

(BPT) - For many people, social media has become a part of our daily lives. We follow friends on Facebook, share our opinions on Twitter and highlight our latest creative projects on Instagram or Pinterest. According to Statista, 78 percent of all Americans have a social media profile, and that adop


Cowboys, cattle and horses on the Chisholm Trail, again

It's not like in the old days when saddle-worn cowboys, bone-weary horses and dirt-tired cattle walked endlessly along the Chisholm Trail. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail - celebrating those legendary cattle drives from Texas to the rail heads in Kansas. And, it seems, th

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-20 21:21:00

Pool of special ed teachers dwindles

Special education teachers have become so scarce that districts face fierce competition to find and keep good candidates and sometimes leave open positions unfilled. That's why late one night last month, Ponca City Public Schools Superintendent Shelley Arrott sprang into action when she heard the di

ENID NEWS & EAGLE - 2017-09-18 08:00:00

100th Annual County Free Fair: Blackwell Responds

This past Sunday saw a wet and muddy end to a sunny and successful week for the 100th Annual Kay County Free Fair which ran from last Tuesday, September 12, until the early afternoon on Sunday the 17. The Centennial Fair brought attention to the Blackwell Fairgrounds' very noticeable facelift which


Initial concepts for new park start flowing

What will the city's newest park look like? Well, the final design is not yet set, but ideas are now being considered - and there are many of them for the pending Decarsky Park, which will be built on a 63-acre site west of Rock Road and about midway between Chet Smith Avenue and 95th Street South.

DERBYINFORMER.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Sushi pioneer Sakura reinvents itself with rich ramen dishes

Sushi was still a new concept to Wichita the Wichita Eagle last reviewed Sakura a decade ago. Since then we've seen the Japanese staple pop up in a dozen other restaurants and every grocery store in town. The city's homogenization of this once delicacy might have been one of the contributing factor

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-20 20:13:00

Ford cutting North American production as demand slips

Ford Motor Co. is cutting production at five North American assembly plants through the rest of this year as U.S. demand for new vehicles slips due to lower gas prices. Ford plans a three-week shutdown at its Cuautitlan, Mexico, plant, which makes the Fiesta subcompact, and a two-week shutdown at it

FOXKANSAS.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Lady Gaga postpones European tour due to health problems

Lady Gaga has postponed her European tour due to her "physical and mental health struggles." On Monday the Poker Face musician announced the European leg of her Joanne tour would be delayed until next year so she could be treated for Fibromyalgia, the chronic pain condition she recently revealed she

MYTVWICHITA.COM - 2017-09-18 14:16:18

Milan Fashion Week: Gucci extends news cycle with Rocket Man

(AP Photo/Luca Bruno). A model wears a creation part of Gucci's women Fall/Winter 2018/19 fashion collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno). Journalists take pictures during Gucci's women Fall/Winter 2018/19 fashion collection, presented in Milan, Italy,

KAKE TV - 2017-09-20 21:37:00

Donald Glover isn't ready to direct Star Wars film

Donald Glover would love to direct a 'Star Wars' film in the future but he doesn't feel "ready" to take on the challenge yet. The 33-year-old actor is already part of the sci-fi franchise after being cast as a young Lando Calrissian in the spin-off movie based around space smuggler Han Solo but desp

DERBYINFORMER.COM - 2017-09-18 12:00:00

Chisholm to honor softball seniors today

Chisholm, 26-1 and ranked No. 11 in Class 3A, will honored its softball seniors today when the Lady Longhorns host Waukomis (14-7) and No. 13 2A Tonkawa (21-5) at 4 p.m. It will be the last regular home game for seniors Mayson Pettus, Hannah Kvasnicka, Lauren Ball, Mackenzie Simmons and Ryen Turk. C

ENID NEWS & EAGLE - 2017-09-18 10:15:00