William Eckels talks about his son, Elijah, 4, who is a student at The Opportunity Project learning center in northeast Wichita. He is a single dad and a big cheerleader for the TOP program. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
Seventy-year-old Trudy Calloway runs her 1,001 race on Thanksgiving Day, doing it with her best time this year, at GraceMed’s signature fundraising event The Say Grace Race. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle)
Thousands of toy-related injuries are treated in emergency rooms nationwide each year. So, when you're out shopping for the perfect gift to tuck under the tree, think safety first. Here are tips to keep little ones happy and out of the ER.
Teri West, a domestic violence survivor, received a "Recycled Ride," a 2012 Chevy Impala, on Thursday. "Recycled Rides" is a community service project of body shops and insurance companies. West is a client of Harbor House and was nominated by Catholic Charities of Wichita. Businesses that participated are Collision Specialists CARSTAR Auto Body and State Farm Insurance.
Ngoc Vuong, 17, a senior at South High School in Wichita, was recognized Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, as a Wal-Mart Everyday Hero. Vuong started ICTeens in Mind, a group dedicated to removing the stigma from students dealing with depression and other mental health issues.
A 737 fuselage with airplane seats and a screen was delivered to Exploration Place by Spirit AeroSystems on Tuesday. The “fuselage theater” is a key piece of Exploration Place’s “Design, Build, Fly" exhibit opening on Dec. 2.
Maggi Watson celebrated her 98th birthday with a season-high score of 140, hitting three strikes in a row toward the end of that game Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at The Alley. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle)
Allen Morris dropped out of school in the 11th grade. He worked at junkyards, packing companies, foundries, gas stations, hospitals -- “Anything to keep from stealing,” as he put it later. Morris, 74, never escaped those humble origins, never made big money. But one thing sometimes leads to another: His son, Allen Jr., says he got a university degree because of his dad. His daughter, Alicia Thompson, says she got a doctorate because of her dad. (June 16, 2017) (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)