The Last Zero Fighter

If you are a history buff, especially of World War II you won’t want to miss this opportunity. On June 10th, at 7:00 p.m. in Menninger Room.   Dan King author and Pacific War Historian will review his book the Last Zero Fighter: King has written a first hand accounts of experience of Japanese Naval pilots.  In addition to writing many […]

SHAKE OFF THE WINTER BLUES

This is a busy week for area sports fans.  Not only is the Big 12 basketball season underway with both Kansas schools off to good starts.  Additionally Lee Arena is always a good place to be,  to catch the ‘Bods  and Lady Blues in action. And as always local high school sports have a full […]

Hoop Dreams Then and Now

Over 15 years ago a wonderful sports movie debuted.    I’m referring to the 1994 critically acclaimed documentary, titled Hoop Dreams.  The film has been called the best sports documentary ever, and consistently is rated in top 20 “best ever” lists.   If you have never seen the movie I strongly encourage you to obtain […]

A September Sports Weekend 2001

It has been eleven years now, that the world changed.  As I was sitting at my desk here at the Library, a co-worker came in and told me he had just heard on the radio that a plane had crashed into the one of the World Trade Center buildings. We know now the entire story […]