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February 04th, 2023
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SAINTS PERSPECTIVE, SCCC President Brad Bennett   When Seward County Community College tackled its strategic plan for 2022-2025, setting the foundation with shared values was the first step. We went through a long process, gathering information from our employees, community advisory boards,...

KANSAS SENATE UPDATE, Ron Ryckman, 38th District Senator   Although most of the media cravings during Week 3 of the 2023 Legislature were understandably focused on the Governor’s State of the State Address Tuesday evening, the always-a-big-hit Liberal Pancake feed the next morning was...

GUEST COLUMN, Larry Phillips, Kismet   “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” These words are credited to an 18th Century English Whig, Edmund Burke, who didn’t support the British Colonies independence but fought for the colonists rights to...

GUEST COLUMN, Shannon Francis, Kansas State Representative   Leaders from Liberal and Seward County were at the Capitol this week working for Liberal and Southwest Kansas. City leaders met with Randy Speaker from the Department of Commerce about Rural Housing and attended meetings of the...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR, Starley Craig, Liberal   Mrs. Isaacs is quite right — the “Leader in Me” program, which is based on Steven Covey’s book, “The Seven Habits of Highly Successful People,” is in written for adult mid-level managers who want to succeed in the world of business. Its target...

MY PERSPECTIVE, Gary Damron   In a study of Hebrews chapter 4, we reach one of the great promises in the Bible. The scripture draws from Psalm 95, a song about Creation, and the children of Israel under Moses After some dark dreary days of wandering, the author of Hebrews here urges readers...

THE POSTSCRIPT, Carrie Classon   It was snowing hard, the way it almost never does anymore, and I decided I needed to go for my walk, heedless of the weather.  “I probably won’t be gone long!” I texted a friend in California as I headed out the door looking like an Arctic explorer....

L&T Publisher Earl Watt   Friday night in Guymon, Okla., I realized something very important about a gameday tradition that we need right now in America. Matt Younkin, the public address announcer for the Guymon Tigers, referred to the gym as the Tiger’s Den much like we call our gym...

GUEST COLUMN, Glenn Brunkow, Kansas Farm Bureau   This past weekend was my favorite Kansas Farm Bureau event, the Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Conference. I am going to let you in on a secret, I am over 35. I know you are all shocked, and I am a bit surprised they still let me...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR, Reita Isaacs, Liberal   Anyone who actually reads the articles from USD No. 480 school board meetings knows I have a lot of repetition; but for those who don’t, this can be quite the revelation. Continuing from Jan. 15 edition on column 3, Ms. Ralston relates, ...

KANSAS SENATE UPDATE, Ron Ryckman, 38th District Senator

 

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GUEST COLUMN, Larry Phillips, Kismet

 

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