The Giant Grasshopper

Metal Mutant Insect: The Giant Grasshopper

The Giant Grasshopper: A farmer’s hobby Lloyd Harden (1927-2012) needed a winter hobby, something to keep him occupied when field work slowed. Being improvisational and creative, he began taking apart worn-out machinery and creating what he called “Creative Art from Used Parts” or “field art”. The giant grasshopper was one of his first creations. He…

Scales of Justice

All rise: Sherman County District Court

The Art Deco District Court Room   The Sherman County District Court’s courtroom on the Sherman County Courthouse second floor is full of Art Deco detail. Courtroom is through the double doors opposite the staircase and elevator. District Judge Scott Showalter calls it “the most beautiful courtroom in Western Kansas.” Furniture and decoration are mostly…