Get your pyrotechnics fix this Fourth of July, with several Independence Day festivities in and around Wichita. Here is your guide for where to be when the celebrations and fireworks begin.
Bradley Fair: Meet in Bradley Fair on July 3 for a celebration of America. Enjoy the summer concert with Denny Jiosa from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., then sit back and be amazed as the fireworks dance over the Bradley Fair Lake.
“It was fun to see the cast at the commissary at lunch time. And it was fun to stay on the sound stage and the see the woman who was the stand in for Hot Lips. She was probably thirty years older than the actress who played Hot Lips, and she didn’t look anything like her. But she had the same skin tone and same color hair, same height.”
Acting Lieutenant, Michael Ring, Firefighter, John Haltrup, Josh Roberts, Jermiah Toothaker, Captain Mark Jordon, Firefighter Clint Goode stand by new fire engine at Wichita Fire Department Station 10.
The Wichita Fire Department unveiled nine new fire engines and a new ladder truck -- replacing part of an aging fleet. The department also has hired 17 new firefighters. KMUW's Carla Eckels has more...
Fire Marshal Brad Crisp says the new equipment will help improve service and enhance safety. He says the new engines look slightly different.
The Wichita Public Library will celebrate the life and legacy of poet and author Maya Angelou Friday at the library branch named in her honor.
Dr. Angelou died May 28th.
She was a strong proponent of education and was a champion of public libraries. She attended the opening of the city’s Maya Angelou Northeast Branch Library in December of 1996.
Maya Angelou also taught classes at Wichita State University in March of 1974. Sonia Faust is a regular visitor to the Angelou library and has read her books. She says Dr. Angelou was a hero within your reach.