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Kindergarten teacher makes the children feel celebrated, brings graduation to their houses
A kindergarten teacher at Enterprise Elementary School, Ashley Hicks makes the children feel celebrated. The teacher brought a graduation ceremony for all her 16 students at their houses with complete stage and props. Hicks said that she wants to make the children, as well as their families, feel special during these difficult times when the parents have also gone through separations and job losses. She also says that the biggest thing was when they are taking a family picture, standing together in unity. The parents are very grateful to the teacher for making their children feel memorable and celebrated.
President deemed church services essential, pastors still cautious
President Donald Trump has deemed church services essential. Yet Wichita churches stay cautious with the reopening plans. Reverend Jeff Gannon with Chapel Hill United Methodist Church says that as a pastor, if a person falls sick, transmits to another and eventually dies, it is on him. The Alter Church is looking forward for its congregation on May 31. The pastor of the Altar Church informed that the church would reopen from Pentecost Sunday, a week after March 31. For people cannot attend church, the pastors understand their hesitation and thus will be continuing their live streaming along with the reopening.
Kansas’ COVID-19 updates
Coronavirus cases have been identified in 84 out of 105 counties of Kansas. As per the reports from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, 8539 instances exist in the state. And the death count statewide is 178. The probable cases are not yet described in the statistics of the health department. There have been a total of 62,664 negative tests. The data reveals that the patients range from infant to 100 years, where the median age is, and the average age is 43. Also, 258 ICU admissions have occurred, and 116 patients required ventilation.
Sedgwick County Health Department reported 539cases and local death count is 20. Three hundred sixty-seven recoveries occurred. With additional security measures, Sedgwick County Courthouse and Juvenile Courthouse will open and people will be permitted inside after screening and will be given masks.
Elective Gifts International, a charitable situated in Wichita, has made $19,200 in gifts to 16 food washrooms and sanctuary organizations over the United States.
A news discharge also revealed that Mulvane’s Kansas Star Casino Hotel Event Center would reopen on Saturday.
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Falling cat saved at a football game
The most notable catch Saturday during the game between No. 22 Miami and Appalachian State didn't even happen on the field.
Wasn't even a football. It was a cat.
The cat somehow got into Hard Rock Stadium then got caught by one of its paws off the facade of the upper deck. It eventually fell to the lower level of the stadium, where fans using an American flag as a makeshift net were able to safely catch it before it was carried off to safety.
"They were trying to grab it from above, and they couldn't reach it but they were scaring it downward," said Craig Cromer, a facilities manager at the University of Miami and season-ticket holder who, with his wife Kimberly, brings the flag to each home game. "It hung there for a little while with its two front paws, then one paw, then I was like, 'Oh my goodness, it's coming soon.'"
That's when the Cromers unhooked the flag from the ties they use to keep it on a railing and hoped for the best. The petrified cat fell, bounced a bit off the flag and eventually was secured in the nearby student section before being brought away by stadium security workers.
Miami coach Manny Diaz said he learned of the cat incident postgame. The Hurricanes held on Saturday, topping Appalachian State 25-23.
"I don't know anything about that or what was going on,'' Diaz said. "But I'll tell you, if the cat will help us in our red-zone offense, I'm going to see if we can give it a scholarship."
The cat was not showing any signs of injury. The Cromers, other than a spilled beverage and getting sprayed by the dangling cat, were otherwise fine.
"Strangest thing that's ever happened at a game," Kimberly Cromer said
On Tuesday, September 14, Apple will hold a large fall presentation of "California Streaming". The tech giant is expected to show the world the iPhone 13, Apple Watch 7, AirPods 3 and.
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck debuted on the red carpet for the first time since reunion
Lopez looked stunning in an elegant white Georges Hobeika Couture dress with a slit to the thigh and a deep neckline adorned with precious stones. She complemented the image with a stylish clutch and silver jewelry.
Affleck looked stylish in a classic tuxedo over a white shirt.