School loyalties ‘color’ politics, business, life
The other day while driving around Cameron I saw a ver y large political sign for a statewide candidate and thought to myself “uh-oh.”
It was well- done, exper tly made, with an attractive logo and easy-to-read lettering. But it was also something else.
Blue and gold.
I drove off giggling. Well, men don’t giggle, it was more like whimsical chortling. Full Story
Tradition’s rich roots will turn 1oo in three years from 2012
February is Black History Month and the 35th consecutive series in The Reporter, by local legend Susie Sansom Piper commemorating the observance, begins on page 4B. Full Story
10-20-40-100 YEARS AGO
100 YEARS AGO....
The Rockdale School Board agreed to extend the 1911-1912 school year by 10 days to make up for days lost during the recent hepatitis scare. Full Story
Full circle: Lawman turns outlaw turns lawman
This column continues a series on the 19th Century William Robinson Gang. W illiam Robinson met more obstacles t han using his new alias “Ben Wheeler”. Information regarding his leaving Caldwell, Kansas, came from The Caldwell Standard and Journal and a register from Medicine Lodge, Kansas. Full Story
Of writers, reporters, editors, newsmakers
Everyone likes a good story — readers, writers, reporters and editors. And, yes, most newsmakers like good stories, especially if it’s positive and about them. Full Story