It’s every teacher’s hope to leave an impact on their students that will last a lifetime. Sheryl Nedrow, longtime kindergarten teacher at Park Hill Elementary School, has surely accomplished that goal with at least one student.
When Sondra Stieber’s arm was amputated three years ago, the former Haysville Middle School science teacher was appalled with the lack of prosthetic options for upper limb amputees.
A former Derby resident is one of 24 people selected for a prestigious business fellowship.
Seasoned artists to neophytes looking to dip a toe into the art waters are finding acrylic paint pours to be the ticket to success.
After several years of research, planning and design, a long-held dream for the Derby community recently became reality as the Decarsky Park ball fields – near the south city limits, at 1600 Line Drive – officially opened for competition on May 7.
After a pandemic-induced hiatus, the Smoke on the Plains Derby BBQ & Music Fest is back on in 2021, scheduled to take place June 10, 11 and 12 at High Park.
In terms of engaging the crowd at Derby’s Smoke on the Plains BBQ & Music Fest, the bands will be taking center stage at this year’s event.
Steak has been added to the menu at this year’s Smoke on the Plains BBQ & Music Fest event.
Ken Swinney doesn’t consider himself a barbecue expert, but he has picked up quite an education in how to cook it during the past 10 years.
Derby native Corey Aurell does not do anything halfway – whether it’s his job as a new-construction inspector, his custom woodworking business, or his prowess at the grill.
With Derby’s BBQ fest returning after a pandemic-related hiatus, festival-goers can expect to see some familiar events and attractions.
With high temperatures projected to be in the mid 80s during Derby’s summer barbecue festival, attendees will have a chance to cool down over a smoothie.
Amy and Gus Torres, owners of A Better Solution in Home Care, admit that the impact of COVID-19 in 2020 created unique challenges, while experiencing abnormal demand for their services. Learning to deal with these challenges and growth has made them, as Gus puts it – “ A better company in the end.”
The past year’s effects of COVID resulted in a reduction of traffic at the Derby Historical Museum. But board members and a host of volunteers used that time to make changes and improvements to the facility and exhibits – all to improve the visitor experience.