Auxiliary Notified of Governor’s Proclamation

The Kansas American Legion Auxiliary will honor nearly 120 heroic Kansas women who earned the moniker of Rosie the Riveter.  These women answered the call to work on assembly lines, in shipyards, airplane factories, and other institutions in support of World War II’s military operations.  “The Auxiliary wants to recognize...

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As extreme cold approaches, FEMA encourages residents to prepare

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As officials from the National Weather Service and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Region VII office continue monitoring the development of an arctic outbreak that could bring recording-setting cold temperatures to several cities throughout the Midwest, residents are encouraged to act now, preparing both their home, and...

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Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors

Fewer drives, busy holiday schedules lead to blood shortage WICHITA, Kan. (Jan. 14, 2019) — A donation shortfall over the winter holidays is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for blood donors to give now to prevent a blood shortage from continuing throughout winter and affecting patient care. The...

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What’s Happening in Pratt

Happy Friday! B-29 Museum is open on Sundays from 2:00 to 4:00 pm Pratt Army Airfield – 82 Curran Road Visit their website at www.prairiebombers.org for more information. If you would like to visit the museum at another time call 672-8321, 672-2444 or 620-797-2919 to schedule an appointment! Bingo  Every Monday Pratt...

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Auxiliary issues call for Rosies

The United States was plunged into World War II on December 7, 1941 when the Japanese Imperial Navy bombed Pearl Harbor.  Thousands of Kansas patriots were among the millions who left their civilian jobs and joined the military in response to a presidential call to arms. Heroic Kansas women were...

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