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SC security rejects proposed concealed carry bill

SC security rejects proposed concealed carry bill

April 30, 2010


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I’ve always considered myself to be a strong proponent of our second amendment rights to keep and bear arms. After all, I am a tried and true Bible-belt midwesterner who has been around guns for most of my life. With that in mind, I’ve always been a strong supporter of the existing concealed carry...

Autism Awareness

Autism Awareness

April 30, 2010


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From three weeks old to 6 months old, little Caitlin screamed pretty much nonstop. She did not want to be swaddled or rocked, but would feel comforted or secure when placed in a swing and left alone. “The doctors told us that this was just classic colic and that this too shall pass,” Caitlin’s...

Crusader snags 24 awards

Crusader snags 24 awards

April 30, 2010


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The Crusader staff won 24 individual awards and a silver medalist award for overall two-year newspapers at the Kansas Associated Collegiate Press convention in Hutchinson April 18-19. The staff also won a bronze award in online for CrusaderNews.com. Compared to other two-year newspapers, the Crusader...

450 attend GCI convention

April 30, 2010


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The spring Gas Compressor Institute, hosted in Liberal, met April 19-21 with a turn out of about 450 attendees and 130 visitors. Tables and booths at the conference were manned by companies such as Hoerbiger, Citgo, Rawson, Ludeca and Kimray, among with others that contribute to the industry. Ron Garber,...

Nine SkillsUSA members to compete at nationals in June

April 30, 2010


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Nine Seward SkillsUSA members will be heading to the national competition for placing first in their selected events at the SkillsUSA state contest in Wichita April 13-16. Seward has had teams compete in the SkillsUSA opening and closing demonstration contest, but never had they achieved a gold medal...

Nursing director retires after 29 years

April 30, 2010


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Steve Hecox is retiring this year after 29 years of teaching and supervising in the Allied Health department of the college. Hecox grew up in Tyrone, Okla. where he graduated from high school. He went to college in Alva, Okla. at Northwestern Oklahoma State University where he started dating his future...

Lack of communication causes problems

April 30, 2010


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Communication issues: it’s a cliché saying. It’s also one of the most useful clichés ever said in the history of mankind. Having marital problems? It’s probably communication issues. The reason most countries are at war: communication issues. I have come up with a few “symptoms” that might...

Technical school hosts car show

April 19, 2010


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The Area Technical School is hosting its fourth annual car show, beginning at 1 p.m. on April 25 at the Area Technical School, 2215 N. Kansas Ave. Setup will begin at 9:30 a.m. The car show will be at 1-5 p.m., including the people’s choice awards at 4 p.m. People who attend the car show will be able...

Marky Nolen stabbed during altercation

Marky Nolen stabbed during altercation

April 19, 2010


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A Seward basketball player was stabbed around 2 a.m. April 11 during a fight at Love’s County Store, 188 W. Pancake. When officers arrived, the group of men involved began to scatter. Marky Nolen, a 20-year-old Saints basketball player, approached an officer saying he was stabbed. While the officer...

16 Tips for less stress

April 15, 2010


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With the spring semester almost over, college life can get a little hectic, especially when it’s time for finals. Next time you feel like a juggler with too many balls in the air or like a tornado is ripping through your brain, maybe you should give one of these stress relieving tips a whirl. 1. Laughter...

Ag sales see high numbers

Ag sales see high numbers

April 15, 2010


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Seward’s agriculture department saw nearly 250 animals sold for its annual pig, lamb, and goat sales at the ag building April 9 and 10. “Although prices were decent on the lambs and goats sold, demand was rather weak with some consignments not selling. This is in stark contrast to our Friday night...

Barefoot for a cause

April 1, 2010


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In an effort to spread awareness of the importance of shoes in developing parts of the world, some Seward County students are encouraging others to support TOMS shoes by going barefoot on April 7. TOMS shoes will hold its third annual “One Day Without Shoes” campaign on April 8, in which people are...

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