Tag: Pennsylvania

Turano delivers laugh-out-loud historical romance in Out of the Ordinary

Turano delivers laugh-out-loud historical romance in Out of the Ordinary

Jen Turano delivers another charming, laugh-out-loud novel with her newest release, Out of the Ordinary. The second novel in the Apart from the Crowd series follows characters first introduced in Behind the Scene. Gertrude Cadwalader is a companion to an elderly society lady with a big problem — she’s a […]

The Return, by Suzanne Woods Fisher, a complex, highly enjoyable read

Best-selling novelist Suzanne Woods Fisher returns to her Amish Beginnings series in The Return. Fisher treks underutilized territory as this novel centers around a young Amish woman who is kidnapped by Native Americans in a raid. The rest of the novel deals with the fallout of this event. We follow […]

Ark City native, former MLB player Darren Daulton passes away at 55

Arkansas City native Darren Daulton died Aug. 6 at the age of 55. Daulton, a former Major League Baseball player, arguably was one of Ark City’s greatest athletes. He was drafted by the Philadephia Phillies in 1980 and played until 1997, ending his career with the Miami Marlins. The Phillies’ […]

Etzanoa volunteers, university students hard at work as digs expand

Hurshal Clark visited an old friend at an archaeological dig site May 31 in the northeastern Arkansas City area. As a recently expanded group of archaeology field students searched for more artifacts from the ancient Native American town of Etzanoa, Clark presented a gift to his friend, Don Blakeslee. The […]

Hallmark visits Arkansas City to prepare for 2018 Buick fire truck ornament

Representatives from Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments were in Arkansas City on Feb. 7 to film, measure and photograph a historic fire engine. The visit was part of an almost two-year-long process to turn the Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department’s 1932 Buick fire engine into a collectible holiday ornament. “We are very excited […]

Cowley College men’s track, field team eager to put last season behind it

Not happy with the finish of last season’s men’s track and field team, Cowley College head coach Mark Phillips is excited about the possibilities of this year’s squad as it prepares to open the season Jan. 6 at the Kansas University Invite in Lawrence. The squad has a solid group […]

Trump defies expectations, conventional wisdom with upset victory

Defying pollsters, expectations and conventional political wisdom, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump sailed to victory Nov. 8 with a projected minimum of 274 electoral votes, according to multiple news outlets. In a victory speech given at 2 a.m. Nov. 9 in New York, Trump promised to unite the country and […]

Many well-known hospitals fail to score 5 stars in Medicare’s new ratings

The federal government released its first overall hospital quality rating on Aug. 3, slapping average or below average scores on many of the nation’s best-known hospitals while awarding top scores to dozens of unheralded ones. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rated 3,617 hospitals on a one- to five-star […]