GODDARD - Great Bend High School's volleyball team opened its season Tuesday night at the Goddard Eisenhower triangular.
MANHATTAN (AP) - Kansas State coach Bill Snyder is going against the grain on defense this season.
LAWRENCE - Bradley McDougald and Toben Opurum went from hunted to hunters. For wide receiver Kale Pick, last year's opening day quarterback, the adjustment has been fling to cling.
The Philadelphia Eagles' offseason overhaul hasn't gone unnoticed in Green Bay. Neither has the hype that's come along with it.
HOUSTON (AP) - The official Texas A&M fight song includes a line that bids farewell to Texas, "so long to the orange and white." By this time next year, Texas A&M may have said goodbye to a lot more than its storied, century-old rivalry with Texas.
HOUSTON, Texas - Leathel Bohannon, 92, died Aug. 29, 2011 in Houston, Texas. She was born March 17, 1919 in Mountain View, Ark., the daughter of Hiram Mitchell and Mary (Shannon) Price. A resident of Great Bend since 2004, moving from Hoisington, where she had lived since 1946. Before her retirement, she was a nurse's aide at the Hoisington Hospital for 14 years. During World War II, she worked in a shipyard in Richmond, Calif. ...
ELLSWORTH - Bernece Lancaster Milner, 103, died Aug. 31, 2011 in Ellsworth. She was born Feb. 10, 1908 in Fairview, Okla., the daughter of Albert and Josephine (Goodale) Lancaster. She was a homemaker, an oil field pumper for Braden and Dean during WWII and surrogate mother to many children and grandchildren in Ellsworth. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Ellsworth. On May 21, 1925, she married Gus Clayton Milner in Emporia. ...
GREAT BEND - Joan C. "Jo" Rosenbaum, 67, died August 30, 2011 at the Ellsworth County Medical Center. She was born April 14, 1944 at Great Bend, the daughter of Andrew John and Bessie Ruth (Griffin) Dueser. She married Gary Rodger Rosenbaum June 2, 1969 at Miami, Okla. He died November 13, 1973. She worked for Westgate Beauty Salon as a hairdresser. Mrs. Rosenbaum was a lifetime Great Bend resident. She attended Pawnee Rock ...
Crime Stoppers of Barton County is seeking information about damage done to a generator at 1300 Stone St. in Great Bend, Police Chief Dean Akings said. The generator, which belongs to AT&T, was damaged sometime between July 6 and Aug. 23. "Thieves cut 50 feet of 5-conductor copper cable and fled with the cable," Akings reported in a statement for Crime Stoppers. Loss was $5,000 and the generator is not functional ...
Since eating a fatty, high-calorie meal would not be a good way to observe National Cholesterol Education Month, Gloria Siefkes has a better suggestion - check out the website ChooseMyPlate.gov. Siefkes is a registered nurse and diabetes educator at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made three ambulance runs Tuesday. There were no fires. Great Bend Police Tuesday reports: A resident reported receiving a forged money order for a television he was selling online. A vehicle driven by Marvin Haberan was westbound on Broadway at 10:08 a.m. and struck a vehicle driven by Mary Zahn, who was westbound on Broadway stopped in traffic. A dog bite ...
The city of Hoisington plans to spray for mosquitoes on Thursday, Sept. 1 and Friday, weather permitting.
Three years in, and the Obama administration's attempts to fix unemployment have been about as effective as trying to scratch your ear with your elbow.
Self-described anarchist Luciano Pitronello Schuffeneger was hospitalized and placed in a medically induced coma after a bomb he was planning for a Banco Santander bank in Santiago, Chile, exploded prematurely.
Dear Editors: Wow! There are just not enough superlatives to do justice to the NOTABLES who honored Great Bend with ultimate high energy music last Thursday night. They were just nothing less than perfect. In absorbing their inspirational concert, I was reminded of the Johnny Mercer World War II classic: "You Gotta Accentuate the Positive, Eliminate the Negative." Have we ever lived through a time when positivity is so needed? And this is just what ...
Jay Kroulik, driving while suspended, continued to Jan 28
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The Indian River citrus fruit will be available from 8 to 6 p.m. on Sunday and Monday at the Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist School, 1 mile west of 10th and Patton. Extra navel oranges, pink grapefruit and Georgia pecans will be available. For more information call 620-791-7314.
Back in elementary school when I was hand-writing my newspaper The Lewisburg Snoopy Nose, I never dreamed what sort of tools journalists would be using today.
Clearly, it MUST have been a video produced by America's enemies, a vicious piece of propaganda that was so outlandish it would have brought laughs 10 years ago. No one except indoctrinated citizens of communist countries would ever believe it.
Winter is officially here! The weather has cooled down, and some of the best little hunters have appeared on the scene. The short-eared owls are here! I saw the first one of this year yesterday evening at dusk on the Redwing Road. It is the time of the aerial hunters. Hawks, eagles, falcons and owls can be seen with a little patience.
MANHATTAN - Jerry and Lou Ann Morgenstern, Barton County, were honored as Kansas Farm Bureau Farm Family of the Year for Farm Bureau's 7th geographic district. The Morgensterns received their award during Kansas Farm Bureau's 95th Annual Meeting in Manhattan, Dec. 3.
Kansas Farm Bureau recognized members and friends at its 95th Annual Meeting, Dec. 2-4 in Manhattan.
• Larned Christmas Parade - Larned's Christmas Parade begins at 11 a.m. in downtown Larned Saturday and features a theme of "It's a Candyland Christmas." Cars, bicycles and walkers are invited. After the parade, Santa's Workshop will be open. At 2 p.m. a free movie at the Larned State Theater for the children of Pawnee County.
CLAY CENTER – One of my highlights each Christmas is putting up the tree and trimming it out with lights and decorations. We start at the bottom and wind our way upwards finishing it off with the angel at the top. Then the drum rolls for the big test – plugging it in. When it all works and the tree lights up, it is a beautiful sight. Often I will sit in the living room with just the tree lights on gazing at their beauty.
Christmas will be a little merrier for children who might not otherwise have a package to open this year, thanks to a local non-profit agency and a Great Bend business.