Tag Archives: Wichita

Wichita Public Library Is Moving My Closest Branch Too Far – November 21, 2020

I saw an article a while back where they were moving the closest branch to where I live closer, but apparently they decided to move it a lot more distant. As it stands now, once it opens, it will be … Continue reading

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Wichita City Council Member Tests Positive for COVID-19 – November 7, 2020

I saw a bit ago that a Wichita City Council member tested positive for COVID-19 https://www.kwch.com/2020/11/07/wichita-mayor-city-council-now-in-quarantine-after-member-tests-positive-for-covid-19/; the other City Council members, Mayor, and City Manager are under quarantine until November 18th. Other city staff members are also under quarantine. This … Continue reading

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Wichita School District Weird Policies – October 27, 2020

Yesterday, the schools were open, but if you kept your children home, it was an excused absence. Today, if your children are part of the online learning program, they had to attend online courses. If your children were going to … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Try to Race a Train – October 25, 2020

Yesterday I saw an article where a driver tried to beat a train. End result driver died and passenger seriously injured. Back in 1996 or 1997, I saw a train wreck about to happen. Eastbound train, southbound semi, we were … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Moving into the Area Over the Next Few Days – October 21, 2020

Over the next 10 days, Wichita is supposed to have some cold days, with possible snow. Tomorrow is supposed to be low 80s F for the high and 40 F for the low. Friday is supposed to have mid-40s F … Continue reading

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B-29 Doc adds Kansas Ride Weekend to complete 2020 season — B-29 Doc

The B-29 Superfortress known as Doc will bring its B-29 Doc Flight Experience Tour to three cities in Kansas to wrap up the 2020 tour season The three-day event across three cities will include Wichita, Great Bend and Olathe, Friday, … Continue reading

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Went to the Historical/Genealogical Society Where I Volunteer Today – October 3, 2020

We are only open two days per week at the historical/genealogical society. With the COVID-19 stuff going on, we are only open 2 hours on those days. Normally we are open from 10 AM to 4 PM, but the hours … Continue reading

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TheMilitaryStandard Website – September 3, 2020

NOTE: Just to be clear these are abandoned missile silos or missile museums. None of the sites I have seen include the location of active missile silos. As I noted below the sites are either under federal ownership or have … Continue reading

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Family Memories, Lost Photos, and Old Movies – August 29, 2020

One of the problem with moving as many times as I have moved as an adult, combined with the moves made as a child, I have lost a lot of things in the moves – books, home videos, toys, personal … Continue reading

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Genealogy Records Are Not Always Available – August 27, 2020

I see people asking for birth, death, and marriage records from the late 1800s on a regular basis. If the family belonged to a denomination that kept such records, they may be able to access them if the records weren’t … Continue reading

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