This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Grove Chiropractic and Sports Injury P.A., 1309 Williams, at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Scott Donovan with greeters Randy Bahe and Erin Powers. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host a free Stop 'N Learn Session titled "Busy Bees" from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th. Greg Swob, owner of Swobee Honey Farm, will share information about bees, honey production and basic equipment used in beekeeping during this informational program. For more information call the Recreation Commission office, 793-3755 ext. 2, or e-mail email@example.com.
Barton County Jail Booked March 23 Daniel J. Schulz, Great Bend - Ellis County Warrant Terry E. Faulkner, Dodge City - Barton County District Warrant, in lieu of $20,000 bond Released March 23 Kenneth J. Short, Great Bend - $5,117 cash bond Daniel J. Schulz, Great Bend - $366.90 cash bond Booked March 24 Glenn Bonham Sr., Great Bend - ...
NEWTON - Richard A. Schmidt, 83, died March 27. Born Sept. 7, 1927 at St. Rose Hospital in Great Bend, he was the son of August and Esther K. (Schmidt) Schmidt. He attended school in Meno, Okla. In 1948 he graduated from Bethel College. The next two years were spent in a flour mill laboratory in Minneapolis, Minn. He returned to Bethel College taking education classes and became a certified public school teacher. He ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A day of excitement, celebration and delirium wasn't quite enough for VCU basketball fans, who turned out late Sunday night to welcome home their triumphant Rams.
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James had 33 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Bosh added 31 points and 12 rebounds, and Dwyane Wade shook off a bruised tailbone to finish with 30 points and 11 boards as the Miami Heat beat the Houston Rockets 125-119 on Sunday for their eighth win in nine games.
Even in the unpredictable, anything-goes world of March Madness, this is a Final Four nobody saw coming.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Kentucky spent 13 straight springs watching other schools play in the Final Four, a destination college basketball's winningest program considers its birthright. At most places, that's hardly a drought.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Move over, Butler. Virginia Commonwealth is crashing the Final Four. The 11th-seeded Rams, who didn't even bother to watch the NCAA tournament selection show, are heading to Houston, and final No. 1 seed Kansas is heading home after a spectacular collapse. Jamie Skeen scored 26 points as the Rams delivered the biggest upset of the NCAA tournament, shocking the Jayhawks 71-61 on Sunday to become just the third 11th seed to ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Georgetown knows all about Maya Moore and Connecticut's rich postseason history, and the Hoyas were determined to rock the bracket with one of the NCAA tournament's biggest upsets ever.
Sunday Central Kansas Association for the Visually Impaired - at the Convent Monday 21st Century FCE - 7 p.m. at the Hoisington Library. Co-hostess-Nadine Jones. Guest Speaker-Donna Krug, Barton County Extension FCE, "Living Life Richer" Great Bend Optimist - noon at the Highland Hotel North Heritage Room Great Bend Rotary Club - noon at the Highland Hotel South Heritage Room Evening Quilt Guild - 6:30 p.m. at the CPI Annex, 1809 24th. Teaching/sewing meeting Tuesday ...
The Sears Hometown Store of Great Bend has been named a 2011 Sears Hometown Store Premier Dealer. This annual award recognizes Sears Hometown Stores across the country that consistently offer the greatest customer service, outstanding store performance and standards, as well as exceptional demonstrations of local community involvement. In January 2011, the Great Bend store was one of only 190 locations throughout the U.S. to receive this national recognition at the annual Hometown Celebration held ...
The Eagle Scout Court of Honor was bestowed upon Tyler John Koelsch on March 12 at the Eastridge Presbyterian Church in Lincoln, Neb. Tyler is the son of Rick Koelsch, formerly of Great Bend and the late Jane Koelsch. Grandparents are LeRoy and Jean Dringmann and June Koelsch, all of Great Bend. Tyler is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop #2 Cornhusker Council. His scoutmaster is Scott Connors.
All A Honor Roll Seniors: Jonna Anspaugh, Cody Behrends, Nicole Blankenship, Taycee Bunn, Carmen Carranza, Michelle Clifford, Dakota Ellis, Chasity Farr, Alby Harris, Gregory Hildebrand, Austin Morgan, Allison Niederee, Joshua Prescott, Karla Reza, Erica Stacey, Brooke Tiemeyer Juniors: Kelsey Couture, Donna Craven, Kelsey Crosby, Dylan Dreiling, Morgan Gauby, Kristin Kelley, Brandi Schneider, Lindsey Smith. Michaela Stephenson, Dylan Unrein Sophomores: Haylee Blake, Bonny Boultinghouse, Morgan Choitz, Amy Christopher, Taylor Fry, Hunter Harrison, Tyler Jordan, Stephanie Langer, ...
Special Needs Calendar Monday Lite and Lively - 6:30 p.m., Burnside Room Ceramics - 7:30 p.m., Meeting Room Tuesday Bowling - 4 p.m., Walnut Bowl Wednesday Lite and Lively - 6:30 p.m., Burnside Room Thursday Floor Hockey - 6:30 p.m., City Auditorium
The city of Bison will celebrate its 125th anniversary on Saturday. The festivities will begin by digging up the time capsule at 2 p.m., which was buried near the old City Hall on Main Street during the towns centennial. This will be followed by a firemans water fight between the Bison and Timken volunteer firemen.
Exclusive Excerpt from: "Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty!" by Tom Purcell
Forget the political "blame game." The biggest game in town now is the credibility game -- a high-stakes exercise that will end with America's political middle deciding who is trustworthy and who isn't. Some key players:
For the seventh year in a row, local job seekers were given a unique opportunity to network with area employers at the community Job Fest event held May 9th at the Best Western courtyard in Great Bend.
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The Dunlap family recently awarded the fourth scholarship from the Ryan Hugh Dunlap Memorial Scholarship Fund. Dunlap's family created a scholarship fund for students wishing to enter the fields of education and/or sports medicine. As a graduate of Great Bend High School, Barton Community College, and Southwestern College, Dunlap was tirelessly dedicated to his students and athletes. His lifework was as an athletic trainer and physical education teacher. He took pride in the camaraderie of ...
ELLINWOOD -The Ellinwood Community Historical Society made the decision to sponsor a new and different promotion of Ellinwood. Plans are to have a mural painted on the south side of the Dick Building, which is on the northwest corner of Main and Santa Fe. The mural will depict the past and present of Ellinwood. Several different styles and types of murals were submitted for study. The one chosen will have a postcard motif featuring different scenes.
HOISINGTON - Clara Barton Hospital patient rooms are now all equipped with a LED flat screen television mounted on the wall. A flat screen television in each patient room has been a goal and project of the Foundation and Auxiliary for the past several years, with these two organizations purchasing a few units each year through donations. At the end of this past year, all but five patient rooms had flat screen televisions.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Joe Blanton got some backing from the Los Angeles Angels' bats and bullpen, and finally got his first win of the season.
First Baptist Church, 1600 19th St., Great Bend, will host a three-day revival May 29-31. The meeting start at 7 each evening with area pastors speaking. The theme for the revival is "no boundaries." The public is invited.
Great Bend Fire Department
OKLAHOMA CITY - Kansas State relievers Nate Williams and Jake Matthys combined for 3 2/3 scoreless innings to bolster a solid start by freshman Blake McFadden as the top-seeded Wildcats edged Texas Tech 4-3 on Thursday afternoon in the opening round of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.