Day: March 1, 2017

Elite Training Center Academy members all place at Wichita Jiu Jitsu tourney

WICHITA — Elite Training Center Academy took a small team to compete in its first submission-only Jiu Jitsu tournament Feb. 18 at the Wichita Sports Forum. The event was called “Submission Challenge” and it was part of the International Submission Only Federation (ISOF). The ISOF was founded by Jean Jacques […]

Burford Singers to present Beatles music March 5 at Burford Theatre

The Burford Singers will present the music of the Beatles on March 5. The V.J. Wilkins Family Center for the Arts at the Burford Theatre will be host to “Bringing You the Beatles” at 2 p.m. Tickets for the event are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Vic […]

‘Less smart phone’ Nokia 3310 model making a retro comeback in U.K.

So there’s both good and bad news in the tech world this week — in particular, about Nokia cell phones. Those old enough to remember when cell phones came with green and black screens and only 15 buttons might be excited to learn that Nokia is bringing back the nearly […]

Paxton remembered by storm chasers, fellow actors, longtime fans

My mother and I had a family tradition when I was growing up. Whenever it looked like it was going to storm, we’d pull out our copy of “Twister” and watch the film as the rain rolled in. Bill Paxton — who, along with Helen Hunt, starred in the 1996 […]

Udon Entertainment’s Manga Classics a literary way to bridge into the genre

I have had an interest in manga for several years, but really didn’t know where to start. Manga, in my limited experience, can be somewhat overwhelming when looking for a place to enter the genre, trying to figure out what you like and don’t like, what the different terms mean, […]

WB Meats offers wide variety of products, including ribeye, bacon burgers

WB Meats is a local family business, owned by Mike Webb and Kelly Borror, that is centered on strong values with a desire to bring old-fashioned meat to Arkansas City and the areas around it. Opening a business was something this duo wanted to do for a long time. That […]

WFDA fast draw shooting competition to start at 9 a.m. March 4 at ranch

A fast draw competition will take place March 4, hosted by the Missouri Raiders Fast Draw Club and sanctioned by the World Fast Draw Association (WFDA). The competition will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Herbert Gootee’s ranch, located at 9099 268th Drive. Entry fees are $30, plus […]