Home / Tag: kansas

Tag Archives: kansas

Wife of Leawood Baptist Church pastor is missing

leawood baptist

The pastor of Leawood Baptist Church is asking social media users to help find his missing wife, 36-year-old Marilane Carter. “Please help us find my sweet wife,” Adam Carter wrote on Twitter. ...

Read More »

EasterFest to be held this month with COVID protocols observed

EasterFest

You may have gotten tired of all the Hallmark Christmas movies that were showing in July, and if so, it may not be so hard to think about Easter in August.  Therefore, ...

Read More »

Kansas primary results prove to be a shocker

Tuesday’s Kansas primary election results have provided some surprises with one Republican Congressman being sent home. First term Congressman Steve Watkins lost the Republican primary in the 2nd District to Kansas State ...

Read More »

FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – The state of major league sports

sports

Covid-19 continues to grip the nation and affect the sports world in ways that I never thought was possible. Leagues are starting back up while scrambling to get their seasons completed, all ...

Read More »

Kansas organization ranked among best Christian workplaces in 2020

union rescue

Union Rescue Mission in Wichita, Kansas, is among the best Christian workplaces for 2020 as selected by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute. Seventy-six organizations met the certification standard determined by exemplary ratings ...

Read More »

Voter Guide: Kansas 3rd Congressional District

The struggle to unseat Democrat Sharice Davids for the Kansas’ 3rd Congressional district seat may be an uphill battle for Republicans. While political junkies may be familiar with Davids’ ties to the ...

Read More »

Local Catholic newspaper calls Ocasio-Cortez the future of the church

garbage

A liberal Catholic newspaper based in Kansas City ran a story this week saying that Democrat congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is “the future of the Catholic Church”. Heidi Schlumpf, executive editor of the ...

Read More »

Kansans for Life warns about mailer falsely claiming Roger Marshall performed an abortion

The Kansans for Life Political Action Committee is warning voters about a mailer falsely claiming that Senate candidate Dr. Roger Marshall once performed an abortion. The mailer was sent by a Super ...

Read More »

VOTER GUIDE: Kansas US Senate race

The Kansas U.S. Senate race is one of the most important races for people of faith this election cycle. For Republicans, it may be one of the most difficult to win. The ...

Read More »

Shawnee County accepts ownership of Great Overland Station

Great Overland Station

Shawnee County Commissioners voted this week to accept a transfer of ownership of the Great Overland Station from Railroad Heritage, Inc.(RHI), to Shawnee County for the sum of $1. Great Overland Station, ...

Read More »

KSBE rejects Gov. Kelly’s school reopening plan

school reopening

Kansas’ elementary, middle and high schools will be able to reopen for in-person instruction in August, despite Gov. Laura Kelly’s school reopening plan to delay the 2020-21 school year until after Labor ...

Read More »

Vitae Foundation golf tournament July 20

Topeka Youth Project golf

Vitae Foundation is hosting the Jerry and Kaye Meiners 26th Annual Pro-Life Golf Classic July 20 at the Shadow Glen Golf Club in Olathe, Kan.   It raises funds to promote a ...

Read More »

Wrongly imprisoned for 16 years, Floyd Bledsoe is back, sharing Christ as a free man

bledsoe

Floyd Bledsoe spent nearly 16 years behind bars for a horrendous crime he didn’t commit. Now, he is back in prison five days a week — voluntarily — teaching spiritual truths and ...

Read More »

Nearly 1/3 of investors 65+ sold stocks at the market bottom

stocks, investments

Typically when you fail to plan, you are planning to fail. It’s best to have a plan before trouble comes, rather than make emotional decisions on the fly during times of duress ...

Read More »

Overland Christian School Helps Students Pursue Truth

overland Christian

Located at 74th and Metcalf in Overland Park, Kan., Overland Christian Schools offers quality Christian education for students K-3 through high school. Since 1938, OCS has offered students a Christ-centered atmosphere to ...

Read More »

Maranatha Christian Academy is More Than Just a School

maranatha

Maranatha Christian Academy (MCA) is more than just another school. Maranatha is rigorous college-preparatory education. Maranatha is community. MCA has been a leader in Christian education in the Shawnee, Kansas, area for ...

Read More »

Hope Lutheran Is Ready For Fall

Hope Lutheran School is looking forward to the 2020-2021 school year. We had a e-learning successful finish during our COVID-19 shutdown in the spring. Our highlights included: our teaching platform pivoted rapidly to support e-learning 1-to-1 devices ...

Read More »

Millions in federal aid could be lost as one in three Kansas households has yet to fill out census

census

Amid a pandemic that has slowed efforts to count Americans, more than a third of Kansas households haven’t yet responded to the U.S. Census. In some counties, especially in rural areas, less than ...

Read More »

Shawnee County tweaks face mask order

Shawnee County mask order

Shawnee County commissioners voted 2-1 July 6 to make face masks mandatory indoors and outdoors when people can’t practice social distancing. The order went into effect July 9. Since then it has ...

Read More »

Youth For Christ Golf Classic For Teens gets postponed to July 31

Youth for Christ Golf

Topeka Youth for Christ’s 2020 Annual Golf Classic that was scheduled for May has been postponed because of the pandemic. It will now be held on July 31 at the Lake Shawnee ...

Read More »

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo receives Friends of Zion Award

pompeo zion

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, former Kansas congressman, earlier this week was awarded the Friends of Zion Award. The award was commissioned by the late Shimon Peres, the ninth President of the ...

Read More »

As Confederate monuments come down across U.S., Wichita memorial comes into question

In 2016, a monument honoring both Union and Confederate Civil War veterans was erected in Wichita’s Veterans Memorial Park. The Reconciliation Memorial replaced a Confederate flag that was taken down the year before following ...

Read More »

IRS announces rollover relief for RMDs from retirement accounts that were waived under the CARES Act

retirement

The Internal Revenue Service announced that anyone who already took a required minimum distribution (RMD) in 2020 from certain retirement accounts now has the opportunity to roll those funds back into a ...

Read More »

FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – MLB: The Boys of…Fall?

MLB

MLB: Major League Baseball……I’m so over you!! Anyone who knows me knows that my favorite sport is baseball. When I watch other sports I have to kind of like one of the ...

Read More »

Two $500 closest to pin prizes offered in golf tournament benefiting Topeka Youth

Topeka Youth Project golf

The 22nd Annual Topeka Youth Project Tee Off for Youth Golf Tournament has been moved to Friday, July 17, 2020, at Village Greens Golf Course in Ozawkie. The tournament is sponsored by ...

Read More »
X
X