The Lusitania connection still echoes for area Boy Scouts at Camp Naish

The Lusitania connection still echoes for area Boy Scouts at Camp Naish
“We thank Mr. Naish for his legacy,” said Austin Weber, a Scout from Olathe. “Without him, we … “On Sunday mornings he would take off from his home in Kansas City and walk for miles,” said Andy Dubill, an Overland Park scouting historian. “He would …
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Photo gallery: Fifth try for Vanya lands Olathe teen co-championship
Olathe's Vanya Shivashankar, 13, and Gokul Venkatachalam of suburban St. Louis, 14, are co-champions at Scripps National Spelling Bee. Gallery; Comments. 1 of 10. Vanya Shivashankar, left, 13, of Olathe, Kan., and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, of St. Louis, …
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Olathe East football player James McGinnis reunites with medical team
On September 12, 2014, Olathe East senior football player James McGinnis collapsed during a game against Olathe South after his head collided with the hip of an opposing player and caused a subdural hematoma, or bleeding in the lining of his brain …
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Looking at the Trialists in Rhinos' Camp

Looking at the Trialists in Rhinos' Camp
… been training with USL side OKC Energy FC last month but made his way north to Rochester in hopes of fulfilling the professional soccer dream. Born in the northwest suburbs of Paris, Norest played four years at MidAmerica Nazarene University in …
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Mary J. Blige shines at unofficial SXSW show
Before singing her latest song, "Doubt," Blige offered her usual words of encouragement. "Where are all those amazingly strong, good women that nobody can't keep down out there? … I mean, make some noise!" she said. "The voice of doubt is going to be …
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Obama banters with Kimmel, reflects on Ferguson
"I didn't just see it." Kimmel spared the president from questions about the latest controversy involving the Secret Service — although Kimmel's security guard and sidekick, Guillermo Rodriguez, dressed in a full Secret Service getup of dark suit and …
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