Larned Police Dept. Larned Police Dept. Thursday, May 26 A suspicious person was reported in the 400 block of W. 12th at 2:04 a.m. Wednesday, May 25 Officers responded to a disturbance in the Corse and 11th at 12:19 a.m. Officers responded to an alarm in the 900 block of Auction Ave. at 2:53 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 1600 block of State Street at 9:05 a.m. Officers assisted with a vehicle ...
"You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you." - C.S. Lewis
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a thunderous speech to a joint session of the House and Senate Tuesday. It had political consequences. Republicans immediately claimed that Bibi was born in Hawaii and anyone who doesn't believe it is a conspiracy theorist. IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's DNA was found on the shirt of the maid who accused him of sexually assaulting her in his New York hotel ...
Malvern Primary School in Huyton, Merseyside, England, recently banned play with regulation soccer balls because they are made of leather.
DALLAS (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Kidd and the Dallas Mavericks are going back to the NBA finals.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Adam Jones had two hits and two RBIs in an eight-run fourth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2 Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have reached an agreement in principle with former Cleveland coach Mike Brown to succeed Phil Jackson, the team said Wednesday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Paul Splittorff, the big, blonde left-hander who became the winningest pitcher in Kansas City Royals history and a popular broadcaster for the team, died Wednesday of complications from skin cancer. He was 64.
LARNED - Summer hours will begin at Jordaan Memorial Library Monday, May 23. Weekly hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Jordan Memorial Library was closed Saturday, May 21 for Larned High School Graduation. The library will also be closed Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day weekend. Remember to check out extra books for the long weekend. 'The Sixth ...
LARNED - Pawnee Valley Community Hospital will host a new free monthly Diabetes Education Class beginning from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 1 at the hospital, 923 Carroll.
LARNED - The Fort Larned USD 495 school board met April 11 in regular session. The following are approved minutes submitted by Joyce Simpson, the board clerk.
LARNED –Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Administrator Matt Heyn has released an update to the Pawnee County Health Organization Communications Task Force on the most recent developments on the new hospital project.
Allison Dianne Hicks Owens 1971-2011 TITUSVILLE, Fla. - Allison Dianne Hicks Owens, 40, passed away May 21, 2011 in a fatal car wreck. She was born March 25, 1971 in Great Bend, the daughter of Donald and Christy Hicks. She married Melvin (Butch) Owens in April 2001, and he preceded Allison in death on August 26, 2007, in Columbus, Miss. Survivors include three children, Cierrah, Matthew and Amber; parents, Donald and Christy Hicks, Branson, Mo.; ...
Bobby Gene Arnold 1933-2011 ANDERSON, Mo. - Bobby Gene Arnold, 78, died May 23, 2011 at his home. He was born January 26, 1933 in Hoisington, the son of the late Alfred Edward and Rosa Faye (Lacy) Arnold. He was a 1951 graduate of Anderson High School. He married Bettie Lou Johnson June 1, 1952. He served his country faithfully in the United States Army during the Korean War as a forward observer Staff Sergeant ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Alex Smith and Jamaal Charles make the headlines for the Kansas City Chiefs and rightfully so. The quarterback and running back are the biggest names on one of the NFL's surprise teams.
Before the season started, Great Bend High School's boys' head swimming coach Steve Beaumont said that he had a young team that would need to learn as they went.
LINCOLN - The Central Plains High School boys outscored Phillipsburg 10-3 in overtime to escape with a 61-54 victory Tuesday in the Amos Morris/George Stephens Classic. The Oilers outscored the Panthers 17-10 from the free-throw line.
LARNED - The upcoming college football bowl season is the end of an era. Thank goodness, or Santa Claus or whomever!
It seems inevitable that Peyton Manning will shatter the 50-touchdown passing mark set by Tom Brady in 2007. He might even do it Thursday night.
ASHBURN, Va. - It takes quite the sales job to explain why a medically cleared Robert Griffin III won't play for the rest of the season.
Roger Fry, author of "The Chronicles of John Grant," will visit the Great Bend Public Library on Wednesday, Dec. 18, to launch his new book. The event will begin with a book reading at 6 p.m. This will be followed by a book signing. Copies of the book will be available for sale. For more information visit the library's website, greatbendpl.info, or call the library, 792-2409.
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HOISINGTON - Helen M. Woydziak, 94, died Dec. 10, 2013 at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. She was born Sept. 17, 1919 at Dubuque, Kan., the daughter of Venzel and Mary (Kvapil) Blazek. She married Wilfred Woydziak Sept. 3, 1940 at Dubuque. He died Dec. 12, 1994. She was a homemaker and a nursing assistant at Central Kansas Medical Center, until retirement. Mrs. Woydziak was a lifetime Dubuque and Hoisington resident, living at ...
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Holy Family School's annual Christmas program starts at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Prince of Peace Parish Center, 4100 Broadway Ave. The school's Christmas tradition continues with songs by children in grades K-4, followed by a musical by fifth and six graders.
GREAT BEND – Carl Marvin Wells, 76, died Dec. 9, 2013 at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. He was born Dec. 4, 1937 at Mahaska, Kan., the son of Clarence and Rose (Hauschel) Wells. He married Phyllis Westhoff Nov. 9, 1957 at Morrowville, Kan. He owned and operated the Standard Station, Washington. He was also the bookkeeper for his wife's hair salon for 56 years, and later for Doonan's of Great ...
The Kansas Association of Broadcasters recently announced the 2013 KAB Television & Radio Award Winners. KSNC TV in Great Bend was awarded "Non-Metro Television Station of the Year". Along with Station of the Year, KSNC also won awards for News, Commercial Production and Promotions. These awards included 1st Place in the "Single Topic Event News Coverage" Category (Mikayla Lewis), 1st Place in the "In-Depth News Reporting" Category(Mikayla Lewis), 1st Place and Honorable Mention in the ...