(AP) — The top official at the Kansas Department on Aging says an allegation of abuse against a Wichita nursing home could not be substantiated. Aging Secretary Shawn Sullivan confirmed Tuesday that an investigation by his agency of the Deseret Nursing and Rehabilitation home found no wrongdoing. He declined to give more details, citing patient […]
(AP) – Environmental groups are asking President Barack Obama to reject what they call State Department “bias” in favor of a proposed oil pipeline from Canada. The groups want Obama personally to decide on a Canadian company’s plan to pipe oil from tar sands in western Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast. A letter signed […]
I never dreamed I’d find this much Opry stuff from this long ago. I know the quality is great, but I hope you’ve enjoyed some of these old tapes. Today enjoy Salty & Mattie Holmes, more Faron Young, Moon Mullican & Minnie Pearl. Enjoy and share it if you like it.
Kansas City police have issued an Amber Alert for a 10-month-old girl who apparently was abducted from her bedroom overnight. The girl, Lisa Irwin, was last seen sleeping in her crib about 10:30 p.m. Monday. Police say in a news release that it appears someone entered and left the bedroom through a window. Lisa has […]
(AP) – Kansas emergency management officials are urging residents to prepare for an invasion of zombies as part of a national disaster readiness campaign. October is Zombie Preparedness Month, a tongue-in-cheek campaign to get people nationwide to prepare for any type of disaster – including attacks by killer zombies. The point is to get people […]
(AP) – Two U.S. citizens are reportedly among four people who were killed when gunmen attacked an SUV in Ciudad Juárez, across the border from El Paso, Texas. The El Paso Times reports that an official with the U.S. Consulate in Juarez on Monday identified the U.S. citizens killed over the weekend as 19-year-old Pablo […]
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(AP) – Kansas wildlife officials are trying to reassure the public after a reported sighting of a mountain lion about 15 miles north of Topeka. A woman taking a predawn walk Friday reported seeing a mountain lion near Main Street in Rossville. On Monday, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism told WIBW-TV the […]
(AP) – BP Wind Energy has announced plans for what it says will be the largest wind farm in Kansas. Gov. Sam Brownback joined company officials Monday in Wichita to announce the $800 million project. BP says its 419-megawatt Flat Ridge Wind Farm will be spread over 66,000 acres in Barber, Harper, Kingman and Sumner […]
(AP) – Attorneys for the man accused of killing a 14-year-old central Kansas girl have asked a judge to dismiss all charges, claiming prosecutors deliberately and maliciously tried to deny their client a fair trial. The motion was filed ahead of Wednesday’s new preliminary hearing for Adam Longoria on Wednesday on amended charges of capital […]
A two-car accident Monday morning 5 miles west of Goodland sent two to the hospital. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Nancy Mayfield, 76, of Loveland, Colorado was eastbound on I-70 when she slowed down due to a road sweeper causing low visibility and was rear-ended by another eastbound vehicle driven by Cheryl Baysinger, 51, […]
(AP) – An attorney says a Kansas doctor facing scrutiny for referring young patients for late-term abortions doesn’t expect a decision from the state’s medical board on her case until early next year. Dr. Ann Kristin Neuhaus provided second opinions that the late Dr. George Tiller’s clinic in Wichita needed under Kansas law to perform […]
The Grand Ole Opry TV show continues with Miss Kitty Wells, Ernest Tubb, Rod Bradsfield & Faron Young. Interesting bunch of stuff on this one… One more, then we’ll take a break from the Opry of old and mix it up a little. Enjoy folks and share it if you like it.