The Senior Center Ice Cream Social will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday at the Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. This is a free event. Enjoy an afternoon of socializing and eating ice cream. Call the Senior Center at 792-3906 to make reservation.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Rana Luna Boutique, 1910 Broadway, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Lynda Jamison with greeters AJ Chrest and Robert Rugan. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
By Jim Misunas email@example.com LARNED - The first time the "Birds Befriended Program," was offered to the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility, it was turned down. Five years later, the Birds Befriended Program is a shining light for LCMHF, which has shown remarkable success stories for inmates, who have changed into role models. Mike Cargill, director of Public Lands and an expert with over 30 years of experience with large bird species, proposed the development ...
Monday, Aug. 15 Suspicious activity was reported in the 200 block of W. 4th at 3:23 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 Officers investigated a disturbance from a party at 16th and Broadway at 2:08 a.m. Officers investigated a non-injury accident in the 200 block of E. 16th at 8:26 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 Officers investigated a disturbance at Mann and 6th at 12:28 a.m. Officers investigated a reckless driver in the 100 block of Carroll at ...
By Jim Misunas firstname.lastname@example.org LARNED - The give-and-take between Daniel Ray and "Paco," was striking. Paco, an Amazon bird, kept in close quarters with Ray, who encouraged the playful attention with soft-spoken words. Four inmates entrusted with around-the-clock care of the exotic birds all say their aggressive and angry personalities have been transformed into trust and cooperation - thanks to the birds. Ray said Paco has helped changed him because he used to be hateful. ...
I am a "climate change convert." Like many conservatives, I was traditionally skeptical of the science supporting anthropogenic global warming (AGW). Today, I am skeptical no longer. Like conservative blogger D.R. Tucker, on this issue, I was ultimately "defeated by facts." According to Tucker's article "Confessions of a Climate Change Convert" on FrumForum, reading the 2007 Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was the critical moment in his conversion process. In ...
Mattel revealed that its best-selling fashion doll in the last year, for the age-6-and-up market, has been the teen werewolf "Monster High" model, Clawdeen Wolf, who comes with heavy makeup, a short skirt and high boots, and who supposedly spends her time "waxing, plucking and shaving."
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three-sport star Bubba Starling, perhaps the most celebrated high school athlete in Kansas history, made a last-second decision Monday night to forgo football at Nebraska and play baseball for the Kansas City Royals.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Not playing in the Kansas City Chiefs' preseason opener didn't count against Casey Wiegmann's streak.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Give credit to Chiefs coach Todd Haley: He's sticking with his plan.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - There is a chance Texas A&M will stay in the Big 12. But the Aggies are definitely looking at options to leave.
DETROIT (AP) - Jim Thome's back was aching, his toe was throbbing and his quad was cramping, turning his pursuit of 600 home runs into a painful endeavor that made him wonder if he would even reach the milestone before season's end.
GREAT BEND - Don C. Appel, 70, died August 14, 2011 at Wesley Towers Thorne Care Center, Hutchinson.
HOISINGTON - Victoria E. Miller, 89, died Aug. 15, 2011 at Via Christi-St. Joseph Medical Center in Wichita.
HOLYROOD - Lois A. Lindsay, 92, died Aug. 15, 2011 in Osborne. She was born Feb. 28, 1919 in Lewis, Kansas, the daughter of Clarence and Molly (Eberle) Woolard. She was a homemaker and a cook for 14 years at Big L Café in Holyrood. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Holyrood, VFW Auxiliary at Ellsworth and So-Sew-Quilting Club. On July 24, 1938 she married William 'Mack' Lindsay in St. ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The most accurate description of Dave Toub may be that he's a special teams savant.
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas coach Mack Brown declined to say Thursday whether the Alamo Bowl will be his final game, amid intense speculation following another disappointing season that began with the Longhorns talking about becoming national championship contenders again.
SEATTLE - Robinson Cano seemed to be next in line as the player to wear pinstripes for his entire career, all set to follow the path laid before him by mentors named Jeter, Posada and Rivera.
Great Bend Aglow Lighthouse meets at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Perkins Restaurant, 2920 10th St. Following coffee and social time, the Rev. David LeRoy will speak at 9:30 a.m. David and his wife Elaine have been the pastors of River of Life Foursquare Church since 1997.
Another Breakout in Worship will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at Perkins Restaurant, 2920 10th St., Great Bend. Worship will be led by Christina Ball, and the message will be delivered by Marshall Rouse, both of Great Bend.
First Christian Church, 5230 Broadway, invites the public to attend a retirement reception for the Rev. Bill and Lois Johnson. It will be held from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Jan. 12 at the Great Bend Convention Center, 3017 10th St., to celebrate 27 years of service to their church and community.
Mark Roth, vice president of the First National Bank of Liberal for 16 years, was recently named full-time director of development for the Catholic Diocese of Dodge City by the Bishop John B. Brungardt. Roth will begin his ministry Dec. 16.
In January, 2012, students and adults from the Claflin/Ellinwood/Odin parish cluster began to prepare for their pilgrimage to the National Catholic Youth Conference 2013 in Indianapolis.
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Upcoming events at the Great Bend Public Library, 1409 William St., include movies, an author visit and a book club meeting.
John Frank Werner, 94, died Dec. 11 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born Aug. 27, 1919 in Odin, he was the son of John Baptist and Regina Philomena (Schmidt) Werner. On Oct. 5, 1952, he married Leona Lauren at the Viking Lutheran Country Church in North Dakota. A longtime Great Bend resident, he worked for the Barton County Road and Bridge Department and later served as a long term employee of the City of Great Bend Street Department. He also worked for the Arkansas Sand and Gravel.
MITCHELL, S.D. - Ethel Bainbridge, age 83, of Mitchell, S.D., died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Bethany Lutheran Home in Brandon, S.D. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church with burial at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Will Funeral Chapel. Ethel Mae Bainbridge, daughter of Herman and Pearl (Wittstruck) Uphoff, was born Jan. 12, 1930, in Mt. Vernon, S.D. She attended school in Ethan, graduated ...
Ellinwood Library announces holiday hours
A Great Bend man was arrested Wednesday after a stabbing at 516 Odell St.