NEW YORK - The first Pinstripe Bowl turned into a home run derby, with Syracuse and Kansas State trading big plays and touchdowns in one of the most exciting games of this postseason.
MIAMI (AP) - For the Miami Heat, July was about putting the roster together. August was about new faces getting to know each other. September was about conditioning. October was about installing systems. November was about growing pains.
Well Christmas has come and gone, and the New Year is almost upon us. As most people know, there will be New Years Eve parties for everyone to attend, and I hope those who choose to attend one of these parties has a very good time. I, and the rest of the Ellinwood Police Department, have only one request.
Tom Giessel of rural Larned, longtime vice president of the Kansas Farmers Union, will be speak and lead a discussion at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Gold Room at the Highland Hotel, 3017 10th St. Giessel has been asked to speak at the Barton County Progressives meeting about the plight of small family farms, BCP spokesman Christina Stein said. "We have asked him to discuss what happened to all of the ...
The Great Bend Recreation Commission is forming its New Year sessions of exercise classes for people 18 years of age and older, program coordinator Garet Fitzpatrick said. Classes start Monday, and will continue through Feb. 4. All classes will be held at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St. Talaya Schwartz will lead Noon Body Shaping over the lunch hour. "This is a fun, strength and flexibility exercise program to ...
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made 10 ambulance runs on Wednesday. At 11:50 p.m. they were dispatched to a small ditch fire at 487 North Washington. Great Bend Police A vehicle driven by Corbin Cale was southbound on Harrison St. at 2:57 p.m. Wednesday and struck a vehicle driven by Sandra Smith, which was also southbound on Harrison at Broadway Ave. Theft of a ...
The Associated Press No. 15 Notre Dame 69, No. 9 Georgetown 55 SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Tim Abromaitis scored 20 points and Tyrone Nash added 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead Notre Dame to a win over Georgetown in the Big East conference opener. Back-to-back 3-pointers from Abromaitis and Scott Martin sparked a 14-2 Notre Dame in the second half to put the Irish up by 16 points with 11:51 to play. Georgetown ...
District Court Small Claims Filed 10-20 - Melissa Cobb, Larned, vs. Patrick Douglas McAnulta, Larned. Monies owed. Recovery of money for plaintiff (Cobb) District Court Speeding Cases Filed 7-28 - Janet Marie Caddell, Lamed. Speeding, 69-45. Fine $126, court costs $93.50 Filed 8-28 - Alicia Anna Leos, Dodge City. Speeding, 80-65. Fine $75, court costs $93.50 Filed 11-12 - Duane A. Sellers, Spring Water, NY. Speeding, 74-65. Fine $45, court costs $93.50 Filed 11-12 - ...
LAWRENCE (AP) - If Thomas Robinson keeps playing like this, he might work his way into the starting lineup whether somebody else is in trouble or not.
Activities week of Jan 2 - 8 Paraffin Spa - Monday and Thursday - 11 a.m. - Makes your hands feel great! Under the supervision of Byron Stilts Balance & Flexibility Class - Tuesday and Friday - 11 a.m. - About a 30 minute class led by Betty Tauscher Welcome Inn Board Meeting - Wednesday - 12:45 p.m. - everyone is encouraged to attend. Coffee Time -Tuesday - 9:30 a.m. - Bring food to share, ...
Dear Editor, I worked at a community college in Kansas for 15 years and I will say that I worked with professionals who cared for each other and the students. I worked as an assistant to the athletic director, several deans and the president, but most of all I assisted the students. Our president along with the deans and coaches had an open door policy when staff, students or the community wanted to visit with ...
Dear Editor, As lifetime residents of Great Bend, my husband and I have been huge supporters of Barton Community College and Cougar athletics. All three of our children have attended Barton and our two sons were both student athletes. We have been to countless basketball games, baseball games and volleyball games and always looked forward to watching Debbie Warren's cheer and dance teams perform! We never could believe our eyes when we watched them and ...
EDINBERG, Minn. — Brett Favre was fined $50,000 by the NFL for failing to cooperate with its investigation of inappropriate messages and lewd photos he allegedly sent to a former Jets game-day employee.
PHILADELPHIA - Eagles coach Andy Reid says he hasn't decided if Michael Vick's leg bruise will keep the quarterback out of Sunday's regular-season finale against the Dallas Cowboys.
DeleteNEW YORK - It's been almost 50 years since a bowl game was played in the Big Apple.
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) is accepting applications for nominations to the United States Service Academies. The academies include the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York; the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland; the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. Those selected will enter the academies in June 2014.
The Barton County Association of Retired School Personnel met on May 10, at Montana Mike's in Great Bend. President Sally O'Connor presided over the meeting. There were 50 members and two guests present.
The following meals will be served May 20 through May 23. The secondary schools also have available daily: Main dish second choices, chef's salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
At the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Ethan Kaufman, Russell High School, Taylor Fry, Great Bend High School and Conner Birzer, Ellinwood High School, were selected to attend the 30th Annual Governor's Scholars Awards Program on May 5, in Topeka.
Andy and Joanie Wise of Ellinwood, announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Wise to Nathan Humphreys, son of Robert and Lori Humphreys of Sterling.
Ruth (Shook Pound) Hoard will celebrate her 85th birthday with a surprise birthday party from 2 to 4 p.m. on May 26 at the First Presbyterian Church at 24th and Washington in Great Bend. No gifts are requested.
Derek and Angie Linden announce the birth of their son, Connor Michael Linden, on April 10 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. and was 20 in. long. He has a big brother, 7-year-old Jordan Alexander Brough and a big sister, 3-year-old Hayden Elizabeth Linden.
Rodrigo (Kino) Adame and Nakita Fischer announce the birth of their son, Kacen Rodrigo Adame, on March 18th. He weighed 5 lbs. 13 oz. and was 18 1/2 in. long.
Jessica Pearson and Robert (Jake) Johnson were united in marriage on Jan. 26, in an outdoor service in Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic. Parents of the bride are Linda and Clayton Pearson of Great Bend. Parents of the groom are John and Peggy Johnson of Wichita.
Ryan and Katie Thurman announce the birth of their son, Grady Ryan Thurman, on March 24 in Lawrence. He weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. and was 21 in. long.
Brent and Jamie Taylor announce the birth of their son, Connor James Taylor, on April 10 at St. Luke's South Hospital in Overland Park. He weighed 8 lbs. and was 19 1/4 in. long.