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Cherry Village certified as Continuing Care Retirement Community

Jeremy Lewis has long known Cherry Village Benevolence offers the whole gamut of services – from checking in on assisted-living residents to round-the-clock nursing care. And everything...

January 27, 2016 | | Business

JoAnn Broadbooks 1930-2016

TOPEKA - JoAnn Broadbooks, 85, went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 25, 2016, at Winter Meadows in Topeka. Born March 18, 1930, at Point View in Pawnee County, she was the daughter of Norris and G...

January 27, 2016 | | Obituaries

Library will eliminate late fees

This spring, Great Bend Public Library plans to do away with late fees.Library Director Harry Willems received approval Monday from the GBPL Board of Directors, although the details of a new poli...

January 27, 2016 | Susan Thacker | Local News

New EduKan director adds transparency

A "significant deficiency" was found during the Fiscal Year 2015 audit for EduKan, the online education consortium that serves six western Kansas community colleges. However, a management letter fr...

January 27, 2016 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Out of the Morgue

Each week we'll take a step back into the history of Great Bend through the eyes of reporters past. We'll reacquaint you with what went into creating the Great Bend of today, and do our best to upd...

January 27, 2016 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Ellinwood court docket Jan. 26, 2016

Cody Arnold; Driving while Suspended; fine $500, court costs $56; Pled No Contest (PNC)Cody Arnold; Illegal Transporation of Liquor; fine $200; (PNC)Cody Arnold; Minor in Possession $200.00 $...

January 27, 2016 | | Local News

Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira make bucket list

There are many different sights to see in Kansas. And right here in our backyard we have two of these sights that made the Top 70 on the Kansas Bucket List.The sights are the Cheyenne Bottoms and t...

January 27, 2016 | Russ Edem | Local News

OTR for January 27, 2016

Great Bend Fire/EMSFirefighters made four ambulance runs on Tuesday. Units made two fire runs. At 7:55 p.m. units responded to 1612 Morphy for smoke smell. Upon investigation units found a small st...

January 27, 2016 | | On the Record

Central Kansas League basketball

CKL BOYSHesston 4-0 11-2Pratt 4-0 8-4Sterling 3-1 10-3Hillsboro 3-1 10-3Larned 3-1 9-4Haven 2-2 9-4Halstead 2-2 5-8Nickerson 2-2 4-8Lyons 1-3 4-9Smoky ...

January 27, 2016 | Jim Misunas | Prep Sports

Hoisington Cardinals sweep Russell

HOISINGTON 69, RUSSELL 61HOISINGTON - Hoisington's Steffan Dolechek scored 21 points and red-hot Cardinals won their fourth consecutive game with a 69-61 victory over Russell in a non-league basket...

January 27, 2016 | Jim Misunas | Prep Sports

Moundridge, Wichita Life Prep win at Barton Hilltop Classic

MOUNDRIDGE 57, ST. JOHN 35Moundridge's Ashley Holler and Bethany Stucky each scored 20 points as the Wildcats beat St. John 57-35 Tuesday at the Barton Hilltop Hoops Classic. The Wildcats made 17 o...

January 27, 2016 | Jim Misunas | Prep Sports

GBRC to sponsor Winter Middle School Dance

The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be sponsoring a Winter Middle School Dance. The dance will be held on Friday, Jan. 29, at the Great Bend Activity Center located at 2715 18th from 7 &ndash...

January 27, 2016 | | Local News

What if we all asked the questions we should never ask?

Society and culture teach us how to interact with others. What to say, how to act, and what is appropriate and what is not. So what happens when we ignore this advice and we ask those questions we ...

January 27, 2016 | Megan Shauri FamilyShare | Trending Topics

See how this boy with autism speaks to his dad without saying a word

Shawn Garan’s son Max rarely speaks.But the father and son’s latest exchange left Garan speechless.Garan, who hails from Stamford, Connecticut, and is in the process of becoming an ordained ministe...

January 27, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Trending Topics

How not to get into a snow-related car accident with your child

The East Coast is about to get a nor’easter. Washington, D.C., is expected to get hit with a blizzard, while Philadelphia, Baltimore and New York are bunkering down for a wintry storm.Forecasts are...

January 27, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Trending Topics

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