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5/16/2013

'Clue: The Musical' hits the stage this week

'Clue: The Musical' hits the stage this week

Clue: The Musical will be performed at 7:30 p.m. May 17 and May 18 and 2:30 p.m. May 19 at the State Theatre.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students.

The musical, which will invite the audience to help solve the mystery of who killed Mr. Boddy, in what room and with what weapon, is being presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc. The book is by Peter DePietro and music by Galen Blum, Wayne Barker and Vinnie Martucci. Lyrics are by Tom Chiodo.

Three audience members choose from cards representing the potential murderers, weapons and rooms; there are 216 possible outcomes. The audience receives forms to help them deduce the solution from clues given throughout the evening. A hard-nosed female detective is qualified to unravel the mystery, a press release said.

Governor appoints Gilmore as judge

TOPEKA — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback recently announced the appointment of Liberal attorney Linda Gilmore to the 26th Judicial District of Kansas. Gilmore will take the seat of Kansas Court of Appeals judge Kim Schroeder.

Gilmore is currently partner at Gilmore Shellenberger Law Firm in Liberal. She received her undergraduate degree from Iowa State University in political science and her law degree from the University of Kansas.

The state's 105 counties are organized into 31 Judicial Districts. The district courts serve as the trial courts for the state, overseeing all civil and criminal cases. The 26th District covers Grant, Haskell, Morton, Seward, Stanton and Stevens counties.

Miles of Smiles

training is today

Volunteers are needed to help the Miles of Smiles Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program with its summer session. Miles of Smiles provides recreational horsemanship lessons for people with mental, physical and emotional disabilities.

The summer session will run May 28 through June 29. Lessons will be conducted on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Thursday mornings, and volunteers can choose the class that best fits their schedule.

New volunteers must attend the training/informational meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. today at 901 W. Maple St. Experience with horses and/or disabilities is not necessary to volunteer. Volunteers must be age 14 or older, or accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 260-9997 or 271-4925.

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