NEW YORK (AP) - As he read each report coming from Los Angeles, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig grew more and more concerned.
BEIJING (AP)-Houston Rockets center Yao Ming says he hopes to continue playing for Houston after his contract expires this summer.
Delete HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Jamal Coombs-McDaniel, a swingman on Connecticut's national championship basketball team, has been arrested on a marijuana possession charge. Campus police say the sophomore from Dorchester, Mass. was arrested Thursday night along with two people at Merritt Hall, a campus dormitory. "During the course of the investigation, officers found Jamal Coombs-McDaniel and two other individuals in possession of 5.6 grams of marijuana, a marijuana grinder and a package of cigars used ...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Shooting guard Alec Burks is leaving Colorado early for the NBA draft after a record-setting sophomore season with the Buffaloes. Burks was joined by Colorado coach Tad Boyle and his teammates at a news conference to announce his decision Thursday. Burks said he wrestled for weeks with the notion of skipping his final two years of eligibility, and consulted with his family, coaches and others, including former Colorado star and ...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Jim Larranaga has taken the Miami Hurricanes' basketball job after 14 years at George Mason, including an improbable run to the Final Four in 2006.
NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig will not consider changing Barry Bonds' records following the slugger's conviction on obstruction of justice last week.
The Ellinwood District Hospital will hold diabetes education classes taught by certified diabetes educators. The event will be held on April 30 in the hospital conference room at no cost.
Delete - Merge UpNEW YORK (AP) - The NFL doesn't have a deadline for when games would be canceled without a collective bargaining agreement.
The Tractor Safety Course for Barton County youth age 13-18 will be held Saturday, April 30, from 8 am to 5 pm at Barton Community College CNH Training Facility. Pre-registration is required, so please stop by the Barton County Extension Office, 1800 12th Street (on the corner of 12th and Baker Streets) to enroll, pay the fee and pickup your notebook. The cost of the class is $15 and registration is requested by April 26.
Every one from the ages of 3 to 103 is invited to come and experience the New Life Drama Company from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Cross Point-Great Bend, 2100 Broadway. The New Life Drama Company is being hosted by the *thr3elements YOUth group of CrossPoint-Great Bend, which has a passion to reach out to families and teens in exciting and culturally relevant ways.
Judge William McMosley from Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, awarded the Varsity and Junior Varsity Bands I ratings on April 13. The in-house contest was held in the GBHS gym. After listening to the two bands, McMosley worked with the bands as a clinician in addition to his adjudication.
At the District National Qualifying Forensics Tournament held on April 15 and 16 at Hutchinson High School, the Great Bend High School Forensics Team took eight students and competed in 11 events. The Great Bend High School Forensics team had two members advance to semi-finals and another member advance to finals.
The USD 428 Education Foundation, which is proudly observing its 22nd year of philanthropy, recently awarded 16 minigrants to local teachers totaling $10,589.
Anthony Lee Johnson 1982 - 2011 HEIZER - Anthony Lee Johnson, 28, died April 18 at his home in Heizer. He was born Dec. 8, 1982 in Great Bend, the son of Morris and Marilyn Jean (Reed) Johnson. He was a lifelong resident of Barton County. Survivors include his fiance, Angie Orth; four sons, Nate Johnson, Rowan Johnson, Xander Johnson, and Xavier Johnson; his father, Morris Johnson; his mother, Marilyn Jean Zerr; six brothers, James ...
LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant is expected to miss about six weeks with an injured left knee, dealing the second major injury setback of the year to the Los Angeles Lakers' superstar guard.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - They're given the somewhat ambiguous title "miscellaneous points" by the Kansas City Chiefs, though coach Andy Reid is quick to point out that they count just the same.
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St. John Episcopal Church, 17th and Adams St., Great Bend, invites the public to come and help members celebrate the birth of the Savior this Christmas Eve. The church service begins at 7:30 p.m., and members are hosting a gathering party before the service at 6:30 p.m.
Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend will hold SpiritLife classes on Saturday Jan. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Classes and instructors are as follows:
Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend will show the 2009 movie "The Blind Side" as part of the continuing "Movies with a Message" series. It will be shown at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at the Dominican Sister Motherhouse, 3600 Broadway Ave.
Dominican Sisters of Peace announce the following services for the holidays at the Dominican Chapel of the Plains, 3600 Broadway Ave.
In these photos from the dress rehearsal for last week's Christmas program at Holy Family School, shepherds come to an inn in Bethlehem to report the appearance of angels as they watched their flocks.
DODGE CITY - Carmen Belling, 63, was born on Nov. 7, 1950. She died on Dec. 19 at the Kansas Soldiers Home in Fort Dodge. Ziegler Funeral Chapel, Dodge City, is in charge of arrangements.
GREENWELL SPRINGS, La. - Lisa Burks Strecker, a native of Baton Rouge and a resident of Greenwell Springs, passed away on Dec. 17, 2013 at the age of 55. She was known in the community for breeding and raising boer goats and livestock and being an active East Baton Rouge Parish 4-H club leader. Lisa was an amazing cook, but her true passion was her family. She was a loving wife, mother, sister and ...
HOISINGTON - Hazeltene "Babe" (Driscoll) Schremmer died Dec. 19, 2013, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington after a long illness. She was born Nov. 16, 1922, in Dorrance, the daughter of Daniel Joseph Driscoll and Hazel Etta (Sinclair) Driscoll.
ELLINWOOD - Eric "Butch" Muehleisen, 54, died Dec. 19 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. He was born Feb. 25, 1959, at Seattle, Wash., the son of Eric E. and Dolores (Selby) Muehleisen. He married Sharon Choitz on March 30, 1979, at Ellsworth. He worked for Golden Belt Printing, Great Bend, as a graphic artist.
For over 40 years, the Rev. William "Bill" Johnson has been leading churches and serving the communities in which he's lived. With the beginning of the new year, Johnson will retire from his position as the senior pastor of the First Christian Church in Great Bend.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America club members recently attended a National Cluster Meeting in Omaha, Neb. More than 2,800 of its student leaders, members and advisers to the Century Link Center Nov. 21-24 to participate in the largest of three regional conferences being held around the country.
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