Latest Wichita, Kansas Stories

2009-09-14 04:30:00

WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Smashburger, a fast-casual "better burger" restaurant, has named Sullivan Higdon & Sink (SHS) as its public relations agency of record for the Wichita and Tulsa markets.

2009-09-03 17:17:52

Police in Kansas said two men attempting to steal landscaping rocks were foiled when the load shifted and their truck sank into the Arkansas River. Lt. Guy Schroeder said the brown Ford Explorer was backed up to the river next to the Keeper of the Plains sculpture in Wichita just before 1:20 a.m.

2009-07-21 16:05:00

WICHITA, Kan., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its second quarter 2009 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central time on Thursday, July 30.

2009-07-08 09:26:00

WICHITA, Kan., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer interns from Koch Industries, Inc. donned jeans, T-shirts and sneakers on Thursday, June 25, 2009, to help with landscaping at Kids' Point, the new Rainbows United, Inc. facility in northeast Wichita.

2009-06-16 04:00:00

WICHITA, Kan., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) has been selected to design and build the pylon for the Bombardier CSeries* commercial jet.

2009-06-13 13:41:44

The U.S. airplane manufacturing company, Cessna Aircraft Co., says it will cut 1,300 employees. Cessna spokesman Bob Stangarone said 800 Cessna employees will receive 60-day layoff notices on June 19, while the remaining 500 employees will be informed in notices prior to Aug.

2009-06-09 06:30:00

WICHITA, Kan., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) announced today an amendment to its existing credit agreement.

2009-05-19 11:26:00

$11 Million in New Projects Approved in Atlanta ATLANTA, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meeting at the world's largest bioscience and biotechnology convention, the Kansas Bioscience Authority has approved more than $11 million in new investments as part of a $581 million initiative to help researchers and businesses thrive in the state. The funding decisions made at the Bio International Convention will create bioscience centers of innovation in biomaterials and plant biology, expand...

2009-05-18 16:12:00

GENEVA, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) is taking the lead in sustainability among aircraft manufacturing companies.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.