Nobody questions Barack Obama's talent as an effective orator - it's more a question of what he says than how he says it.
In several regions of the African nation of Cameroon, parents try to keep maturing daughters off the market by "ironing" their breasts - pressing them with heated stones and leaves to make them flatter and the girls thus less desirable for sex.
Great Bend Aglow Lighthouse will meet Saturday at Perkins Restaurant. Coffee and social time begins at 9 a.m. and the meeting begins at 9:30. The speaker will be Stan Bryant from Rozel. Except for five years in a Christian college, Stan has always lived in the Rozel/Burdett area. In March of 1985 Stan began to pastor the Rozel Christian Fellowship. He became interested in the creation/evolution debate after attending a seminar in college on the ...
The sixth annual Exalt The Name of Jesus Area Wide Event will be held Saturday, starting at 7 p.m. in the Crest Theater in downtown Great Bend.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? President Obama's flight to India in November is timed so that he'll land on Diwali Night, a climactic night of fireworks during the Hindu Festival of Lights. It's a big mistake. Being greeted as a god in India is no way to convince anybody that he's an Episcopalian. The White House announced Wednesday that Obama will fly to New Delhi the night after the mid-term elections in ...
Here is an interesting question that I would like for you to ponder with me for a little while today. Is beauty over rated? From my perspective, the answer to this question is both yes and no, depending on what kind of beauty we are talking about, and also the source of that beauty.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Andy Pettitte gave the New York Yankees yet another clutch performance in the postseason, pitching seven smooth innings in a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday evening for a 2-0 lead in their AL division series.
The City of Rozel is holding an Open House and ribbon cutting from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday to celebrate the opening of the new Water Treatment plant located at 203 North Main Street. The City of Rozel was awarded a Community Development Block Grant and a Grant Loan from USDA Rural Development. The purpose of the grant was to construct a filtration facility and to dig a new well to improve the city's water.
4-Hers will showcase their projects and answer any questions you may have concerning joining 4-H from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday at the next Community Market located north of Carr Auction. They will have dogs, bucket calves, photography, archery, air rifle, rabbits, foods/nutrition, arts and crafts, just to name a few. Call the Pawnee County Extension Office at 620-285-6901 with questions.
Larned Renegades girls fastpitch team will hold a sign-up at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Larned Community Center.
The First Christian Church CWF Thrift Shop will hold their annual back room coat sale from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning through Oct. 9 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
The Hunter Safety Class sponsored by the Larned Recreation Commission will be offered from 1 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 24 and Oct. 31. For more information contact the LRC at 620-285-6002.
Howard Young, physician assistant, on gurney, helps Dr. Ranjan Sachdev, Central Kansas Medical Center orthopedist, demonstrate a procedure during the first of a new series of EMS training classes sponsored by CKMC. The regular joint meetings of local Emergency Medical Services and Central Kansas Medical Center personnel have morphed into an area-wide series of training courses. The series recently began with Greg Faimon, M.D., ...
First Christian Church, 5230 Broadway Ave., will again sponsor the Pumpkin Patch, offering for sale over 2,000 pumpkins in all different shapes, sizes, and colors. Families can come to have family photos taken, and to purchase Indian corn, gourds, small pumpkins for baking Thanksgiving pumpkin pies, said Kelli Frazier at the church.
Environmentalists and budget critics of California's proposed bullet train may be breathing a sigh of relief.
President Obama's "Mission Accomplished" moment: "We have met the goal" of fixing the Healthcare.Gov website.
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.