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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
Updated at 5:21 PM

We are selective in the historical milestones we celebrate. The 50th anniversary of the Selma march was a big deal in March. The 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War was barely noted. President Obama went to Selma, not to Appomattox. Neither Obama nor any other American politician did much to mark the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War last week. We celebrate what we want to remember, and some wars wed rather forget. Forgetting history, though, can be dangerous.

Updated at 5:03 PM

For the week ending May 3, 2015, precipitation was limited to extreme south western portions of the State where amounts totaled up to one inch, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Updated at 4:54 PM

To be honest, I wasnt really looking forward to the trip east to visit my long-lost cousin, Nancy Love.

Updated at 4:46 PM

Does it surprise anyone that a university fraternity organization desecrated the United States flag by urination, spat on wounded war veterans and generally acted like wild animals?

Updated at 4:42 PM

Its been awhile since Ive talked about the view from my front porch, and there have been some developments. I know, I know how could there be developments from the front porch? Well, Ive seen something lately Ive never noticed before, and...

Posted at 5:05 PM

Hello, friends and bannermen. On Sunday's Game of Thrones, we got to meet the official Faith...

Posted at 4:30 PM

The Taliban declared Monday that it was open to peace talks with the Afghan government, but only if all U.S. and other international forces withdraw from Afghanistan and key Taliban figures are removed from a U.N. terrorism blacklist.

Updated at 4:27 PM

Whenever a great disaster hits somewhere in the world, our attention turns to that area for awhile.Its hard to keep our focus too long, because the world keeps changing and something new is always happening.

Updated at 4:23 PM

The Avengers started a fist fight on my Facebook wall the other day. No, they werent punching out bad guys such as Loki, Ultron or the Red Skull, but rather they were the epicenter of a rather heated discussion on superheroes, and why they seem to...

Updated at 4:19 PM

Dont get me wrong now, I love baseball, always have. For me, at least, its far superior to all the other spectator sports. Sure, there are dead spots here and there, but thats part of the charm. They give you time to review what just occurred and...

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