Gravitas is dead

Here lies gravitas: date of death unknown. Born of necessity and exuded in our Founding Fathers, gravitas drove the creation of our Constitution and the protection of our individual liberties. For centuries, it also fostered respect for the rule of law and was a required trait in those who sought the public’s trust. Its aliases were dignity, seriousness, and solemnity, which have perished beside it in the halls of government across the United States.

Megan Keil becomes fastest female swimmer in Kansas high school history

Derby senior Megan Keil broke the state record in the 50-yard freestyle at the Class 6A state championship meet Saturday in Topeka. The 50 free is the shortest race in the event list.
Hayden Barber