Man Proposes to High School sweetheart After Final Chemotherapy Treatment!

A woman in Boca Raton went in for her last chemotherapy session and was given an extra special surprise by her boyfriend.To celebrate the end of his girlfriend’s round of treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, the boyfriend got down on bended knee.

He captured the whole thing on a GoPro camera that mounted on the wall of a hospital room.He admits to his girlfriend: ‘I don’t know what I would do without you. I knew we were meant to be since six years ago and God gave us another chance. I wanted to ask you, will you marry me?’

She said yes.

 

Dog Jumps in Front of a Bus to Save Owner!

A guide dog threw itself toward a mini school bus to protect his legally blind owner while they were walking in New York.

They were in a crosswalk and the driver didn’t stop in time.

The dog’s leg was cut down to the bone while the woman suffered a fractured elbow, three broken ribs and a broken ankle.The woman was taken to the hospital and her injuries are not life-threatening. The dog had emergency surgery and is doing fine. The driver was cited for not yielding to a pedestrian.

Read more here!

Manhattan, KS is Shrinking!!!

 

WHAT??? We’re getting smaller???  (You wouldn’t know it from the traffic!)

A list of that fastest-shrinking cities in the U.S. has been released, and Manhattan, KS is #11!

15. Scranton, Pennsylvania
Population: 75,281
Loss over the past year: 0.7 percent

14. Gary, Indiana
Population: 77, 909
Loss over the past year: 0.8 percent

13. Hammond, Indiana
Population: 78,384
Loss over the past year: 0.8 percent

12. Flint Michigan
Population: 99,002
Loss over the past year: 0.8 percent

11. Manhattan, Kansas
Population: 56,078
Loss over the past year: 0.8 percent

10. Rockford, Illinois
Population: 149,123
Loss over the past year: 0.8 percent

9. Charleston, West Virginia
Population: 50,404
Loss over the past year: 0.8 percent

8. Erie, Pennsylvania
Population: 99,452
Loss over the past year: 0.9 percent

7. Detroit, Michigan
Population: 680,250
Loss over the past year: 0.9 percent

6. Jackson, Mississippi
Population: 171,155
Loss over the past year: 1 percent

5. Saginaw, Michigan
Population: 49,844
Loss over the past year: 1 percent

4. Shreveport, Louisiana
Population: 198,242
Loss over the past year: 1 percent

3. Decatur, Illinois
Population: 74,010
Loss over the past year: 1.1 percent

2. Provo, Utah
Population: 114,801
Loss over the past year: 1.3 percent

1. Columbus, Georgia
Population: 200,887
Loss over the past year: 1.5 percent

This Day In History – June 8

1991

A victory parade was held in Washington, DC, to honor veterans of the Persian Gulf War.

Thank you, Gulf War veterans! 

1991

Bruce Springsteen married Patti Scialfa.

It was Springsteen’s second marriage.

1992

26th Music City News Country Awards

Garth Brooks was entertainer of the year, Alan Jackson was male vocalist and Reba was female vocalist of the year! 

The Music City News Awards is now the CMT Awards

2004

Nate Olive and Sarah Jones began the first known continuous hike of the 1,800-mile trail down the U.S. Pacific Coast.

They completed the trek at the U.S.-Mexico border on September 28.

2010

The trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich began. He faced corruption charges regarding his alleged attempt to sell Barrack Obama’s vacant Senate seat.

He was convicted and sentenced to 14 years!

and then lastly…

one year ago today!

2014

Maria Sharapova won the French Open!

This was her second French Open victory

-Tyler Jackson

Top Wedding Songs

Spotify compiled a list of the Top Wedding Songs and First Danc Songs of the year.

#1 Wedding Song: John Legend “All of Me”

#1 First Dance Song: Ed Sheeran “Thinking Out Loud”

Read the full list here.

 

 

 

Manhattan Teen Missing

A Manhattan, KS teen is has been missing since Friday night.  15 year-old Madison Asebedo was last seen at around 11pm on Friday night at an unknown location getting into a vehicle with at laest one other person.  If you have any info, please contact the Riley County Police Department at 537-2112.

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Read more here.

This Day In History – June 5

1968

While celebrating his victory in the California Democratic presidential primary in Los Angeles, Senator Robert F. Kennedy was shot in the head.

He died the following day.

2012

The Wisconsin Senate recall election was held

Incumbent governor Scott Walker was re-elected.

Walker is a 2016 Republican Presidential Nominee 

2014

Donald Sterling, the owner of the NBA’s LA Clippers, dropped his lawsuit against the league, fighting the forced sale of the team

He lost the team after it was unveiled he made racist remarks.

Former Microsoft executive Steve Ballmer now owns the team

and then lastly…

1956

Happy 59th birthday to musician Kenny G.!

Born Kenneth Bruce Gorelick, he is one of the best selling musicians of all-time.

He has sold 75 million albums! 

-Tyler Jackson

World’s Biggest Hips!

A Los Angeles woman takes pride in her uniquely large backside, which measures 8 feet around, earning her the record for having the largest hips and in the world.The 39-year-old woman is 5′ 4″ and weighs 420 pounds, and she was featured in TLC’s documentary “World’s Biggest Hips”.She says, ‘I love my shape and I see no reason to diet because I don’t have health problems. I love my curves, I love my hips, I love my attributes. Though she won’t adjust her eating habits, the woman says she does exercise, and maintains a 40-inch waist – which is proportionally smaller than her 99-inch hips.

Read more here!

This Day In History – June 4

1939

The first shopping cart was introduced by Sylvan Goldman in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma!

It was literally a folding chair that had been mounted on wheels.

2010

Joran van der Sloot was extradited from Chile to Peru to face charges of killing a Peruvian woman

He is suspected of killing American Natalie Holloway in Aruba

2014

President Obama exchanged five Guantanamo Bay terrorist prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

WHAT WAS HE THINKING?! 

and then lastly…

1975

Happy 40th birthday to Angelina Jolie! 

Born Angelina Jolie Voight, the academy-award winning actress has won several awards for big movies such as Girl, InterruptedGiaGeorge WallaceCyborg 2FoxfirePlaying by HeartTomb RaiderOriginal Sin.

She is also the daughter of actor Jon Voight!

-Tyler Jackson