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Thursday
February 29th, 2024
ELLY GRIMM• Leader & Times   Socks are an important, but often forgotten about, article of clothing and a charity begun in Oklahoma is looking to help change that.  Sox of Love began in 2016 in Oklahoma City after founder Tamara Nelson noticed there was an increasing number of...

Duck Race officials work with some of the many entries at Ducky Downs in Light Park. L&T photo/Elly GrimmELLY GRIMM• Leader & Times   Saturday may have begun cloudy and cold to begin this year’s Duck Race Festival, but it certainly ended on a sunny high note for many...

ROBERT PIERCE• Leader & Times   Discussions of creating a joint economic development corporation for Liberal and Seward County are continuing. The matter was discussed at the Sept. 13 meeting of several local boards, and some of the at large membership positions of the Liberal Seward...

Good Sam workers prepare for the evening’s festivities Thursday at the annual Founders Day celebration. L&T photo/Robert PierceROBERT PIERCE• Leader & Times   As Liberal’s Good Samaritan Society was participating in the annual Founders Day celebration Thursday, marking the 96th...

ELLY GRIMM• Leader & Times   The Liberal community frequently prides itself on the amount of diversity in the community and soon, there will be a chance to celebrate that diversity – through fashion.  “It all started from last year, the Baker Arts Center had invited me to be on...

ROBERT PIERCE• Leader & Times   Discussions of creating a joint economic development corporation for Liberal and Seward County are continuing. The matter was discussed at the Sept. 13 meeting of several local boards, and some of the at large membership positions of the Liberal Seward...

Lyddon Aero Center employees Jamie McBride and Jennifer Lyddon, center, stop for a photo with a military group on their way back to base after completing a survival course. The group had stopped in Liberal a few weeks before for a fueling stop on the way to the course and then stopped in Liberal...

Courtesy photo• Special to the Leader & Times   As Fire Prevention Week approaches, the Liberal Fire Department encourages residents to “Look. Listen. Learn.” But what does that mean? Today’s home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two...

Pets like these two are important to many people and recently, Equity Bank was able to donate $650 to the Liberal Animal Shelter alone as a result of its Official Bank of Pets campaign that took place during the summer. L&T photo/Elly GrimmELLY GRIMM• Leader & Times   Pets are...

A trio of pumpkins lay out in the sun at Pumpkin Paradise, LLC. These are just a few of the many hundreds of pumpkins ready for picking at the farm. L&T photo/Elly GrimmELLY GRIMM• Leader & Times   Halloween will soon be upon the area and a cornerstone of any set of Halloween...