Due to the weather, services for Pearl Mater have been rescheduled as follows: Vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Olmitz. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
"Sovereign" citizens - militia types - continue to insist that their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution is superior to that of virtually every American historian, judge, legislator, governor and law professor who ever studied it.
ARLINGTON, Texas - Aaron Rodgers celebrated his first Super Bowl scoring pass by simply raising both arms in the familiar signal for "Touchdown!" before briefly embracing an offensive lineman.
Students across the state are studying word lists as they prepare for the Great Bend Tribune's Sunflower Spelling Bee on March 12. But in order to compete in that regional qualifier for the Scripps National Spelling Bee, student must first win county championships. Barton County students will get that chance this Saturday, said Paul Snapp, with the Great Bend Noon Kiwanis. The Kiwanis will host the Donald H Humphreys Barton County ...
ELLINWOOD - June Schiewe, 80, died Feb. 6 at Ellinwood District Hospital. Born June 16, 1930, in Sylvia, she was the daughter of Harry Merwin Shultz and Electa Lee Strawn Shultz. She attended Nickerson schools. An Ellinwood resident since 1963, formerly of San Diego, Calif., and Nickerson, she was a sales clerk at Litwin's and Brown's in Great Bend and the manager of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. On ...
w/pic LARNED - Jerry Buxton, 68, died Feb. 5 at Hospice Hospital in Hutchinson. Born Dec. 14, 1942, in Ransom, he was the son of Richard C. and Esther Johannes Buxton. He was the class Valedictorian at Ransom High School where he graduated in 1960. He attended the University of Kansas and graduated from Fort Hays State University. He worked for several Kansas and Oklahoma newspapers, most recently for the Great ...
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made nine ambulance runs on Friday, seven Saturday and five Sunday. There were no fires, but there was one false alarm on Saturday. Barton County Sheriff A vehicle hit a deer in the 300 block of SE 20 Road around 11:15 p.m. Friday. Theft of several hundred dollars worth of oilfield electrical wire and old appliance motors from 1566 East ...
Kellie and Kathie Henderson, sexual abuse victims and twins from Wichita, will appear on the Oprah Winfrey show at 4 p.m. Tuesday on KWCH-TV, channel 12. The twins traveled to Chicago last week for taping, and the entire show is dedicated to their story. Their story was also reported by Roy Wenzl of the Wichita Eagle, in a series titled "Promise Not to Tell." Kellie Henderson is a student at Barton ...
ARLINGTON, Texas - Forget Lombardi on Broadway. Green Bay has the newest Super Bowl hit: Aaron Rodgers.
The Kansas Board of Accountancy has announced that 90 candidates successfully passed the computerized examination in the October/November 2010 exam window.
CLAFLIN - The Claflin after-prom committee is sponsoring a soup supper at 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday at the Claflin Jr./Sr. High School cafeteria.
JUNIOR COLLEGE BASKETBALL Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division At Kirkman Athletic Center WOMEN Saturday Barton Community College 59, Seward County 53 SEWARD COUNTY (15-9 5-5) Hannah Rotolo 3-6 2-2 10, Kelsey Willson 3-4 2-3 9, Autumn Miller 3-10 2-5 9, Ashlynn Knoll 3-12 0-0 7, Mariah Lee 2-5 3-4 7, Mattie Yanke 2-7 0-0 6, Morgan Skomal 2-10 0-0 5, Kayla Thomas 0-4 0-0 0, Hanna Bognar 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-58 ...
2010-Drew Brees, QB, New Orleans 2009-Santonio Holmes, WR, Pittsburgh 2008-Eli Manning, QB, N.Y. Giants 2007-Peyton Manning, QB, Indianapolis 2006-Hines Ward, WR, Pittsburgh 2005-Deion Branch, WR, New England 2004-Tom Brady, QB, New England 2003-Dexter Jackson, FS, Tampa Bay 2002-Tom Brady, QB, New England 2001-Ray Lewis, LB, Baltimore 2000-Kurt Warner, QB, St. Louis 1999-John Elway, QB, Denver 1998-Terrell Davis, RB, Denver 1997-Desmond Howard, ...
SUPER BOWL XLV Sunday Cowboys Stadium Arlington, Texas Green Bay Packers 31, Pittsburgh Steelers 25 Pittsburgh 0 10 7 8 - 25 Green Bay 14 7 0 10 - 31 First Quarter GB-Nelson 29 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 3:44. GB-Collins 37 interception return (Crosby kick), 3:20. Second Quarter Pit-FG Suisham 33, 11:08. GB-Jennings 21 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 2:24. Pit-Ward 8 ...
Jay Kroulik, driving while suspended, continued to Jan 28
Friday, Dec. 5
The Indian River citrus fruit will be available from 8 to 6 p.m. on Sunday and Monday at the Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist School, 1 mile west of 10th and Patton. Extra navel oranges, pink grapefruit and Georgia pecans will be available. For more information call 620-791-7314.
Back in elementary school when I was hand-writing my newspaper The Lewisburg Snoopy Nose, I never dreamed what sort of tools journalists would be using today.
Clearly, it MUST have been a video produced by America's enemies, a vicious piece of propaganda that was so outlandish it would have brought laughs 10 years ago. No one except indoctrinated citizens of communist countries would ever believe it.
Winter is officially here! The weather has cooled down, and some of the best little hunters have appeared on the scene. The short-eared owls are here! I saw the first one of this year yesterday evening at dusk on the Redwing Road. It is the time of the aerial hunters. Hawks, eagles, falcons and owls can be seen with a little patience.
MANHATTAN - Jerry and Lou Ann Morgenstern, Barton County, were honored as Kansas Farm Bureau Farm Family of the Year for Farm Bureau's 7th geographic district. The Morgensterns received their award during Kansas Farm Bureau's 95th Annual Meeting in Manhattan, Dec. 3.
Kansas Farm Bureau recognized members and friends at its 95th Annual Meeting, Dec. 2-4 in Manhattan.
• Larned Christmas Parade - Larned's Christmas Parade begins at 11 a.m. in downtown Larned Saturday and features a theme of "It's a Candyland Christmas." Cars, bicycles and walkers are invited. After the parade, Santa's Workshop will be open. At 2 p.m. a free movie at the Larned State Theater for the children of Pawnee County.
CLAY CENTER – One of my highlights each Christmas is putting up the tree and trimming it out with lights and decorations. We start at the bottom and wind our way upwards finishing it off with the angel at the top. Then the drum rolls for the big test – plugging it in. When it all works and the tree lights up, it is a beautiful sight. Often I will sit in the living room with just the tree lights on gazing at their beauty.
Christmas will be a little merrier for children who might not otherwise have a package to open this year, thanks to a local non-profit agency and a Great Bend business.