Wednesday Mar 5
Around Town 3/5/2014
Jess Cagle, editorial director of PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly, will be honored at the HeARTS for the ARTS benefit Oct. 18. Cagle, a former Abilenian, will share stories from the red carpet during the event which will include an elegant dinner and a separate Champagne dessert reception.
Man crashes during move, car and trailer stolen
Authorities in central Kansas say a 20-year-old man survived a crash on an icy highway, only to have his car and his possessions stolen from the accident scene.
Wichita weighs naming airport for Eisenhower
Eisenhower was 2 years old when his family moved in 1892 from Texas to Abilene, Kan.
Hays Daily News
James and Sharla Pfeifer, Wichita, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Michaela Pfeifer to Clayton Stubbs, son of John and Eunice Stubbs, Abilene.
Fed's transcripts from 2008 more revealing of what we still don't know
Stored with great care in a security vault in Abilene, Kan., there is a now-fragile piece of paper with 65 penciled words on it - not counting those that have been crossed out, for this was obviously a draft.
3rd Person Charged In Salina Homicide
The Salina Journal reports that 21-year-old Megan V. Wells is charged in Saline County with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder.
Dwight Eisenhower's Family Hates the Frank Gehry-Designed Memorial
So far it's a stalemate in the passive-aggressive war between architect Frank Gehry and Dwight Eisenhower's family, the Commission of Fine Arts, and Congress.
Committee votes to stand pat on KPERS
Members of a key pensions committee showed little appetite Monday for further changes to the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, which has been substantially overhauled in recent years.
The Honolulu Advertiser
Exhibit connects youth to WWII's legacy
William Snyder, curator at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene, Kan., shows a group of Boy Scouts a few of the World War II weapons in the museum's collection.
Abilene man sentenced in connection with chase, pick
An Abilene man was sentenced Monday to seven years and 11 months in prison for breaking into a home and swinging a pickax at its occupants and leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase with his 11-year-old son in the vehicle.
Ronald E. "Step" Stepanek
Ronald E. "Step" Stepanek, 84, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.