US Navy Says Sailor Injured in Tennessee Shooting Has Died


The U.S. Navy says the sailor who was shot earlier this week at a military support center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has died. The death was announced Saturday, two days after a shooting in Chattanooga killed four Marines and injured three others, including the sailor. The Navy statement did not give the sailor’s name. But he was earlier identified […]

Kansas High School Rodeo Association Finals Again Set For Topeka

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The Kansas High School Rodeo Finals will be in Topeka again this year. Yearend championship competition featuring the top 15 cowboys and cowgirls in all events at high school rodeos throughout the state last fall and this spring is scheduled June 2 – 7, at the R.R. Domer Livestock Arena in Topeka’s Kansas Expo Centre. […]

Olathe Teen Makes Fifth Run at National Spelling Bee Title


UPDATE: Ten of the nation’s most poised young spellers have made it to the finals of the 88th Scripps National Spelling Bee. The finalists include several veterans of the competition. Thirteen-year-old Vanya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, is competing for the fifth time. It’s her second time in the finals. Her sister, Kavya, won in 2009. […]