Betty Ries loves movies. Namely, classic movies. She’s been a self-described “mega movie fan” since she was a teen. Ries has found herself dissecting classic films with her coworkers at community radio station KAFM. She decided it was time to share that love with her community. “Some people might know [ . . . ]
By Karin M. Hayes World War II in Europe lasted from September 1, 1939, to May 7, 1945. I lived in a suburb of Stockholm, Sweden, and remember those years as being very cold. Since we couldn’t get enough anthracite coal from Germany, we had to burn newspapers to heat [ . . . ]
If any World War II naval veterans can say, “I’ve been there and done that,” Montrose resident Gerald Muzzy, 94, is one of them. In 1938, at age 15, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Underage enlistment prior to and during World War II was not prevalent, but it wasn’t [ . . . ]
Veterans organizations Local groups dedicated to supporting our active and retired military members. Veterans Day events Honor our veterans at these 2017 events!
November 11 has special significance to Olathe’s Norman Shetley. It marks the anniversary of the end of World War II—a day he still prefers to call Armistice Day. November 11, 2017, is also his 93rd birthday. After graduating from Olathe High School in 1943, Shetley was headed to Western State [ . . . ]