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Great Bend City Slickers 4-H club

The Great Bend City Slickers 4-H club met on Nov 8th. Roll call was taken by giving a favorite movie. Seven members, two leaders, five parents and four guests were present. Nicole Rzhia sang a song. The club will be going Christmas caroling for the December meeting. It was voted to by poinsettias for the Senior Center. Bernie Unruh gave a program on proper procedures. The next meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Dec. 13 at Cherry Village. Members are asked to bring a gift for the nuns.

November 18, 2012 | | Club News


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November 18, 2012 | | Club News


Why it’s called ‘Turkey Day’

How did the turkey reserve its place on our traditional Thanksgiving table?

November 18, 2012 | | Agriculture


Are online reviews more naughty than nice for holiday shoppers?

Gone are the days when holiday shoppers strolled through downtown sidewalks, peering at the elaborate displays arrayed in storefront windows. Today's shopper is more likely to surf Internet sites for bargains. Your Better Business Bureau advises modern bargain hunters that local merchants still offer good deals for holiday shoppers. Additionally, the brick-and-mortar stores around the corner are still going to be there, easily accessible should you have any sort of issue with the item you purchased.

November 18, 2012 | | Business


Fiscal Cliff

November 18, 2012 | | Editorial Cartoons


CATS MEOW

WACO, Texas - Collin Klein and second-ranked Kansas State can still get to a BCS game. Getting to the BCS championship game is all but lost.

November 18, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Oklahoma State shatters No. 23 Texas Tech

STILLWATER, Okla. - With two receivers gone to the NFL, Isaiah Anderson figured to be the next deep threat in Oklahoma State's potent passing game.

November 18, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Officiating gaffes more noticeable this year

As a Pittsburgh Steelers fan left the Meadowlands two weeks ago, he raised his right hand - a Terrible Towel in it, naturally - and loudly asked: "Who brought back the replacements?"

November 18, 2012 | By Barry Wilner AP Pro Football Writer | AP Sports


Chiefs’ draft history big reason for disappointing 1-8 record this season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli has often said free agency is a flawed way to build a team, where players available are often overpriced or on the downward side of their careers.

November 18, 2012 | By Dave Skretta AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Hundley, No. 17 UCLA bests No. 21 USC

PASADENA, Calif. - When Anthony Barr roared through the line and hit Matt Barkley squarely in the No. 7 on his back, the roar rising out of the Rose Bowl was loud enough for a whole city to hear.

November 18, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


GBMS ‘A’ team off to 3-0 start

The Great Bend Middle School eighth-grade boys' "A" basketball team takes a 3-0 record into the Thanksgiving break.

November 18, 2012 | | Local Sports


No. 3 Notre Dame improves to 11-0 with triumph

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Notre Dame got one first-place vote in the coaches' poll last Sunday - head coach Brian Kelly's.

November 18, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


No. 6 Ohio State topples Wisconsin in OT

MADISON, Wis. - Ohio State clinched one title, and kept its slim hopes for another alive.

November 18, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Rondo, Celtics stomp Raptors

BOSTON - Rajon Rondo made up for lost time in a big way for the Boston Celtics after missing a game because of a sprained right ankle.

November 18, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


No. 4 Alabama rebounds from loss to crush Western Carolina

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Eddie Lacy rushed for three first-half touchdowns and AJ McCarron set Alabama's single-season record for passing TDs during Saturday's 49-0 win over Western Carolina.

November 17, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


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Burkes to chair BCC Foundation fundraiser

The Barton Community College Foundation will kick off its Annual Academic Enrichment Fund Campaign, "Changing Lives – One Gift at a Time," on Sunday, March 1. Lifelong area residents and supporters of the college Gary and Anna Burke will serve as honorary co-chairs for the month-long fundraising drive.

February 28, 2015 | | News


VALLEY CHAMPS

WICHITA (AP) - Playing in front of a spirited crowd in one of the biggest home games in school history, Wichita State responded.

February 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


No. 8 Jayhawks rally past Texas 69-64

LAWRENCE (AP) - Rick Barnes was asked what made Kansas forward Perry Ellis so difficult to contain, and the Texas coach twice pointed out the way his senior instincts have developed.

February 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Royals’ Hosmer hoping to build off postseason success

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Eric Hosmer hit a basketball, football and volleyball for a PlayStation commercial at Surprise Stadium, the spring training home of the Kansas City Royals.

February 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Iwundu’s gives Wildcats upset over No. 12 Iowa St

MANHATTAN (AP) - Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg wouldn't have wanted it any other way. The Cyclones had a one-point advantage and leading-scorer Georges Niang throwing the ball inbounds with less than 20 seconds left.

February 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


NOW PLAYING

Neil Simon's The Odd Couple (Female Version), produced by Great Bend High School Theatre Department, opens March 1, and runs through March 3.

February 28, 2015 | | News


​Storm Fury on the Plains coming to Great Bend

With spring approaching, Great Bend will participate in the statewide tornado drill on Tuesday. That will also be the date for the annual presentations of "Storm Fury on the Plains," a weather and storm safety program.

February 28, 2015 | By TRIBUNE STAFF | News


Aktion Club visits Shafer Art Gallery

The Rosewood Miracle Workers Aktion Club toured the Shafer Art Gallery at Barton Community College on Feb. 13. Shafter Gallery Director Dave Barnes helped members identify pieces of artwork that they had been instructed to find at the gallery.

February 28, 2015 | | Local News


Garden Club enjoys lesson on soap making

At the February Great Bend Garden Club meeting, member Alice Young introduced Rebecca Ford who gave a fascinating introduction to the art of soap making. Her inspiration and mentor was a sister at a convent in Wichita whose homemade soaps provided funds for a church mission project.

February 28, 2015 | | Club News


Touched by Cancer support group plans bake sale; no March meetings

Touched by Cancer Support Group will not meet in March. The next scheduled meeting is set for 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, at the Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland St.

February 28, 2015 | | Local News


GODSPELL

Barton Natural Gas student James Mayes, 29, is knee-deep in his coursework to become a member of the natural gas industry, but he has always had the desire to be on stage. He found a way to do both and is a cast-member for the upcoming Barton Community College Theatre Spring Musical "Godspell," which opens Thursday at the college's Fine Arts Auditorium. The musical is at 7:30 p.m. March 5, 6, 7 and at 2 p.m. March 8.

February 28, 2015 | | News


​Pratt woman injured in rollover accident

STAFFORD COUNTY - A Pratt woman was injured Friday when she lost control of the vehicle she was driving, 6 miles south and 2.5 miles west of Stafford.

February 28, 2015 | | News


​Louis J. Brummer 1924 - 2015

DOWNS - Louis Joseph Brummer died Feb. 27, 2015. He was born March 18, 1924, south of Downs to Ignatz and Anna Redeker Brummer. He attended High Prairie School, south of Downs. On Aug. 8, 1950, he married Cleo Marie Boberg. He worked as an elevator manager and grain inspector with Midway Coop in Corinth and Downs.

February 28, 2015 | | Obituaries


​Betty R. Standlee

ELLINWOOD - Betty R. Standlee, 88 died Feb. 28, 2015, at Leisure Homestead, St. John. Services are pending with Bryant Funeral Home, 1425 Patton Road, Great Bend.

February 28, 2015 | | Obituaries


Jason Wayne Green 1981 - 2015

PAWNEE ROCK - Jason Wayne Green, 33, died Feb. 26, 2015, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. He was born Nov. 1, 1981, at Terre Haute, Indiana, the son of Buck and Sally Green. He married Brandie Bunch March 23, 2013, at Larned. A Pawnee Rock resident, he was a kitchen manager for Gambino's Pizza.

February 27, 2015 | | Obituaries


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