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Selling the Kansas City Chiefs flags on Red Friday at the McDonald’s in Paola to benefit the Ronald McDonald House has become a tradition. This year was the sixth annual Red Friday flag promotion, and it topped them all.

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PAOLA — Sporting his red, white and blue United States of America flag shirt, Kage Brown of Paola rode his sheep for the full eight seconds and held on during the Mutton Bustin’ competition.

More than 400,000 Americans helped put a man on the moon. It will always be at the top of my list of America’s greatest achievements. Even as I looked up at the moon on Saturday evening, the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong becoming the first man to step foot on the lunar surface, the feat…

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GREAT BEND — Joey Ewalt, a freshman at Barton County Community College, has been named an Academic All-American.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Eight years in the making, the dream became a reality for Bubba Starling as he made his Major League Baseball debut with the Kansas City Royals in an 8-5 victory against the Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium.

“Laila. We did it, princess.” When Blues winger Patrick Maroon, a St. Louis native, found 11-year-old Superfan Laila Anderson in the stands and screamed those words after a 4-1 victory against the Bruins in Boston for the first Stanley Cup championship in franchise history, St. Louis fans ac…

PAOLA — The boys 4x400-meter relay team scored valuable team points in the final event of the Class 4A state track and field meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita, leading the Paola Panthers to a third-place trophy.