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'Family Feud' TV Host Richard Dawson Dies At 79

Posted: 06/03/2012 - Dawson, also known to TV fans as the Cockney prisoner-of-war Cpl. Peter Newkirk on "Hogan's Heroes," died Saturday night from complications related to esophageal cancer at Ronald Reagan Memorial Hospital, his son Gary said.

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Phillip Phillips Is The New 'American Idol'

Posted: 05/23/2012 - Phillips, a 21-year-old pawn shop worker from Leesburg, Ga., received more viewer votes than 16-year-old Sanchez of Chula Vista, Calif.

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Orpheum Celebrates 90 Years And Receives $1M Gift For Restoration

Updated: 05/16/2012 - In celebration of the theatre's 90th anniversary, and in recognition of National Preservation Month, the Orpheum hosted an unveiling and dedication ceremony for its new National Register Plaque. The Orpheum has also received a $1 million gift from the Willard and Jean Garvey Trust toward the restoration of the downtown venue.

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George Lindsey, Known As Goober Pyle, Dies at 83

Posted: 05/06/2012 - A press release from Marshall-Donnelly-Combs Funeral Home in Nashville said Lindsay died early Sunday morning after a brief illness. Funeral arrangements were still being made.

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Tickets On Sale For The Lion King At Century II

Updated: 05/05/2012 - Several hundred tickets buyers are expected to be in line by 8:00 a.m. at Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center Expo Hall Box Office. Phone and Internet sales begin at 10:00 a.m. by calling (316) 219-4849 or by visiting wichitaTIX.com.

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Famed Painter Thomas Kinkade Dies At Age 54

Posted: 04/07/2012 - Kinkade died at his home in Los Gatos in the San Francisco Bay Area of what appeared to be natural causes, said family spokesman David Satterfield.

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Bluegrass Legend Earl Scruggs Dies At Age 88

Posted: 03/28/2012 - Bluegrass legend and banjo pioneer Earl Scruggs, who helped profoundly change country music with Bill Monroe and later with guitarist Lester Flatt, has died. He was 88.

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Neighbors Fret About Plan For 'Field Of Dreams'

Posted: 03/13/2012 - Should we build it, and would they come? The Iowa town where the "Field of Dreams" movie was filmed is asking those questions as it considers a $38 million plan to turn the farmland around the famous cornfield diamond into a marquee destination for traveling youth baseball teams.

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Big-Bucks Casino Opens Near Kansas Speedway

Posted: 02/05/2012 - The new casino at the Kansas Speedway may bring big money to northeast Kansas. But social services experts say they're keeping an eye out for gambling's less desirable consequences.

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Met To Offer Online Service For Opera Lovers

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Legendary performances at the Metropolitan Opera of "La Boheme" with Luciano Pavarotti and "Otello" with Placido Domingo will soon be available over the Internet for the first time.

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Jeffrey Ross Voted Off "Dancing With The Stars"

Posted: 09/24/2008 - The comedian and his professional partner Edyta Sliwinska were the first couple eliminated Tuesday from the seventh season of ABC's dancing competition.

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