Visions of kolaches and the sounds of polka music draw thousands of people every Labor Day. But this year Westfest marks a milestone when it will surpass the $1 million mark.
Unique on every run, the wild design includes pendulum-like motions resembling a gyroscope in which three giant beams act as counterbalances to whirl riders around in all directions.
He was an overweight guy who owns three Marco's Pizza franchises — and readily recognizes the irony. But after losing 120 pounds, he's pushing himself to be healthier and using triathlons to achieve that goal.
Few of the more than 2,300 Midway High School students last year knew senior Steven “Buck” Hill Jr. was a star bowler, and that’s just the way he liked it.
“I propose that everyone is worthy of an education,” she suggests without flinching, firm in her conviction that equal opportunity and quality of education is paramount.