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For the first time this season, the Junction City Brigade trailed in a game. Lawrence scored one run in the top of the second inning from three base hits. But it was all Junction City from that point on, as the Brigade scored 14 runs on 10 hits to defeat the Travelers 14-2 Monday at Rathert Stadium. It was another game for Junction City, called at the seventh inning for a 10-run lead rule.

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In the past couple of weeks, I have been asked many times, “where are my hummingbirds?” Just to get it straightened out first thing, no major catastrophe has befallen Ruby-throated Hummingbirds! This spring was a bit unusual, weather wise, which has led to some of the things we have seen or not seen.

Why does God appear so hard on men versus women? He says, “Husbands . . . do not be harsh with [your wives].” (Colossians 3:18) And He follows that up with, “Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.” (Col. 3:20) Since God is all-wise, why did He not address the women, teaching them not to be harsh with their husbands and urging them also to refrain from provoking the children?

As we roll into the official start of summer, some of you may be noticing grasses, or grass-like plants in your yard. Some may be dying and you find that annoying. Some may be growing faster than your desired grasses and look off color, which is also annoying. Some may be a brighter green than your grass, but just look odd. Or your yard may be like mine and if there isn’t dust blowing, it’s all good! But let’s spend a little time discussing these three issues.

June 21 marks the first day of summer! Who else is excited? So many things to do but now the hard decision of what to do first. Do you continue to stay in the AC and curl up with a good book? Do you travel to another town, state or country? Do you go to the pool or beach every day to cool off from the Kansas heat? Whether you plan to stay inside, travel or relax outside by the water, make sure to have a good book nearby.