The Wichita City Council took 10 years to get from initial planning to last week’s final approval of a new downtown library that may not open until 2018, so even those complaining about the $33 million decision cannot say it was hurried.
Billy Hall, from Northwest High, was inducted into the Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame Saturday. As a walk-on at Wichita State he hit .364 with 59 stolen bases as a senior, helping the Shockers to the 1991 College World Series Final. He played fifteen seasons of professional baseball reaching the AAA level in four different organizations. (Video by Fernando Salazar)