Take an in-depth look at the lives of African-Americans in Salina during segregation. Join Marie Johnson as she uses fir…

Take an in-depth look at the lives of African-Americans in Salina during segregation. Join Marie Johnson as she uses firsthand accounts and historical documentation to describe the racial discrimination and how the African-American community responded. She’ll also discuss life after that era faded away and how it has impacted African Americans in the Salina community today. Johnson is a local historian, graduate of Bethany College, a veteran and has written award winning historical scholarly papers. Source

) First Friday programming kicks off at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 6 with events including Art at the Nook featuring Ch…

) First Friday programming kicks off at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 6 with events including Art at the Nook featuring Charlotte Garrett, Terry Thompson and Blue Barn Door at The Flower Nook (208 E. Iron Ave.). At 4:30 p.m., the Visual Voices Gallery presents an artist reception for the work of Jenny Davis, with music by Nile Johnson at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (901 Beatrice St.). At 5 p.m., Candice & The Business Casual plays at True Betty Boutique (108 N. Santa… Fe Ave.). Also at 5 p.m., Robert Joy’s work will be on display and open to the … Read More

Kansas Task Force 1 arrived safely in Jacksonville, Fla., last night, after 24 hours of travel. After an overnight rest …

Kansas Task Force 1 arrived safely in Jacksonville, Fla., last night, after 24 hours of travel. After an overnight rest cycle, the team is awaiting instructions and additional information. Photos are from their earlier stop in Lake City, Fla. Stay safe! Governor Laura Kelly Kansas Division of Emergency Management #HurricaneDorian Source

Our very own Fire Marshal Troy Long, Fire Captain Kendall Johnson and Search & Rescue K-9 Hoke are helping those who hav…

Our very own Fire Marshal Troy Long, Fire Captain Kendall Johnson and Search & Rescue K-9 Hoke are helping those who have been impacted by Hurricane Dorian. We are so proud of them and their willingness to help those in need. They are an incredible asset to our organization, community, state and country. We wish you all nothing but the best while deployed. https://www.salina.com/…/salina-firefighters-dog-assist-wit… Source

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