In her press conference on Monday, Governor Laura Kelly reiterated the importance of wearing protective face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, insisting that her order requiring masks to be worn in public places is not about personal freedom but a matter of public health.
While July 4th celebrations may be over and the fireworks selling season has wrapped, the Shawnee Heights Fire Department Battalion Chief Justin Zuperku said Sunday fireworks safety remains important during the cleanup process.
After hearing about many local car shows being cancelled alongside other Independence Day activities, a few Manhattan area residents took it upon themselves to plan a new one. Saturday’s Cars and Stripes car show exceeded expectations.
A weekly Kansas newspaper whose publisher is a county Republican Party chairman posted a cartoon on its Facebook page likening the Democratic governor’s order requiring people to wear masks in public to the roundup and murder of millions of Jews during the Holocaust.
A reckless driver crashed through a fence in south Wichita last Friday (June 26) and nearly struck four children. Their mother said she thought the driver ran her children over when she heard them screaming. Fortunately, no one was hurt.