The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Posted at 11:35 AM

"My kids would never do that," said I never. I may have thought it but never verbalized it. Deep down, I knew they would do “that.” Did I always know about “that?” No. Did I want to know? No. There were enough times when “that” was right up in our faces. We all want our kids to be good. The reality is they won’t always be good. The other reality is we won’t always know when they haven’t been good – until it comes and bites them and us in the rear ends.

Updated at 9:23 AM

Back in 2013, while visiting Betty Hall, I noticed a large, burgundy, white-speckled, strange-looking lily growing in the shade garden behind her home.“That’s a voodoo lily,” Betty said. “It is pretty, but it stinks.”

Updated at 9:19 AM

In the pantheon of all-time great American bands, Earth, Wind & Fire ranks right up there with KISS, the Allman Brothers, the Grateful Dead, Aerosmith, the Band, the Beach Boys and the Eagles.

Updated at 9:17 AM

This week, at the NAACP convention in Philadelphia, President Barack Obama told an enthusiastic audience “all of us need redemption — justice and redemption go hand in hand.”

Updated at 9:17 AM

Comic-Con International, held July 9-12 in San Diego, is pretty much the epicenter of the pop culture world, and this year there were a slew of trailers for upcoming movies and TV shows that were unveiled. Here are a few of the more notable ones to...

Updated at 8:26 AM

Leavenworth County commissioners are seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed against them by the county treasurer.

Updated at 8:23 AM

When Leavenworth County commissioners met Thursday, they discussed policies for road impact fees and traffic impact fees as well as haul route permits.

Updated at 8:15 AM

Police in Bottrop, Germany, detained a squirrel after a woman claimed it was stalking her. The rodent was later found to be suffering from exhaustion and was revived with pieces of apple and honey tea.

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