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Liberals want Pentagon’s ‘pot of gold’

On this Veteran's Day, 2011, our thoughts should turn once again toward our military, who find themselves busier than they have been in recent memory.

November 11, 2011 | Susan Stamper Brown | Columnists


GBRC forming HS basketball league

The Great Bend Recreation Commission is forming its High School Basketball Leagues.

November 10, 2011 | | Local Sports


Barton has three volleyball players named All-KJCCC

Having won the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference West Division and NJCAA Region VI title, the accolades continue to roll in for the Barton Community College volleyball team.

November 10, 2011 | | Community College


Paterno gone, but questions at Penn State remain

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Just because Joe Paterno is gone doesn't mean the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State is over. Many questions remain unanswered - from how much Paterno actually knew to whether there will be any repercussions for assistant coach Mike McQueary, who told Paterno but not police about seeing former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky in a shower with a young boy in 2002.

November 10, 2011 | | AP Sports


NBA labor talks continue with Stern’s deadline on hold

NEW YORK (AP) - NBA owners and players met again Thursday, hoping to reach a deal to end the lockout and very aware of the consequences if they fail.

November 10, 2011 | | AP Sports


Barton teams in tourneys

The Barton Community College women's basketball team takes a 2-2 record into this weekend's Hutchinson Classic.

November 10, 2011 | | Community College


BCC helps Wounded Warriors

Lt. Col. Christopher Zielke, commander of the Ft. Riley Warrior Transition Battalion, accepts a $1,500 check from Barton Community College President Dr. Carl Heilman on Nov. 1. BCC hosted the Fort Riley Wounded Warrior Scramble on Aug. 20 to raise the funds. The tournament was played at Fort Riley's Custer Hill Golf Course. All funds raised go toward assisting wounded soldiers at Fort Riley.

November 10, 2011 | | Local News


Soldiers overseas receive attention from BCC students

Staff Sgt. Myra Kennedy is thousands of miles from home, separated from her family and friends as she serves her country during a tour of duty in Africa.

November 10, 2011 | | Local News


St. Rose raises almost $57,000 for cancer patients

The 7th annual St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center Golf Classic/Auction has netted $56,749.71 for Heartland Cancer Center patients. Earnings from this fund are used to help eligible cancer patients receive treatment.

November 10, 2011 | | Local News


Diabetes expert to lead meeting at St. Rose

Those whose lives are touched by diabetes will have the chance to learn more about the disease from a well-known expert at a special meeting of Great Bend's Diabetes Support Group.

November 10, 2011 | | Local News


Longest pheasant tail feather sought

The Great Bend Recreation Commission is holding its annual Longest Tail Feather contest. Pheasant hunters can bring the tail feather from their prize bird to the GBRC office, 1214 Stone St., during pheasant season.

November 10, 2011 | | Area Briefs


On the Record for Nov. 11, 2011

Great Bend Police

November 10, 2011 | | On the Record


Marie Krug 1914 - 2011

BAZINE - Marie Krug, 97, passed away Nov. 9, 2011, at Crossroads Hospice in Lakeview Village, Lenexa. She was born on July 4, 1914, the daughter of John F. and Elizabeth Keil Wittman in Russell.

November 10, 2011 | | Obituaries


Pledge secured to help enhance Pride Park

HOISINGTON -FOCUS (Fostering Our Community's Unique Strengths) announces that Hoisington has received a sizable pledge to kick off their fundraising efforts to restore pride in Hoisington's Pride Park on East Third Street. FOCUS hopes to raise more than $80,000 to make much-needed improvements to the park.

November 10, 2011 | | Barton Co. News


Ellinwood scores in debate

ELLINWOOD -At the TMP-Marian Monarch Invitational debate tournament on Nov. 5, Ellinwood High School novice debaters Shiani Hughes, Tawny Arndt, and Rachel Schloctermeier won the novice division with a perfect 5-0 record. Hughes was also named top novice speaker in the tournament.

November 10, 2011 | | Barton Co. News


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Vote for Don Williams

Dear Editor,

March 31, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor


Cougar softball breaks another streak in split with Butler

It was a weekend of almost for the Barton Community College softball team. The Cougars almost won three of the four games at the BUCO Bash at Butler Community College. They almost lost all four.

March 31, 2015 | | Community College


Cougars split 4-game West series with Dodge

The weekend series provided a chance for the Barton Community College baseball team to gain some ground on one of the conference leaders. But the Cougars continued at the .500 mark in the Jayhawk West after yet another split.

March 31, 2015 | | Community College


Re-elect Wayne Henneke

Dear Editor,

March 31, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor


Winter Finale Basketball Tournament

March 31, 2015 | | Local Sports


Where are Boxing's Critics?

The incongruous way media have chosen to cover the physical punishment in boxing and mixed martial arts on the one hand, and football on the other, is enough to give anyone who cares about sports a serious headache.

March 31, 2015 | Peter Funt | Columnists


Cruz ‘Hopey Changey’ for Conservatives

Senator Barack Obama excited his liberal base by passionately reciting scathing polemics against individualism, soaring verses about some vague oceans calming and undecipherable humblebrag about "we are the ones we've been waiting for."

March 31, 2015 | Rick Jensen | Columnists


Obamacake

March 31, 2015 | | Editorial Cartoons


Barton women start up where they left off on the links

EMPORIA – It was like a five month layoff never happened. The Barton Community College women's golf team rolled through the first three Jayhawk Conference meets in first place during the fall.

March 31, 2015 | Mike Marzolf, Special to the Tribune | Community College


Barton softball sweeps Oklahoma Wesleyan

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – Finally a pretty clean doubleheader. While the Barton Community College softball team has been putting together one of its best seasons in several years some sloppy play at times has limited the team from hitting full stride.

March 31, 2015 | Mike Marzolf, Special to the Tribune | Community College


Joyce M. Bray 1946- 2015

Joyce M. Bray, 68, died March 28 at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita. Born Nov. 13, 1946 at Garden City, she was the daughter of William James and Ruth (Schulz) Bray

March 30, 2015 | | Obituaries


U.S. Supreme Court to hear Kansas’ appeals on Carr, Gleason death penalty cases

TOPEKA – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Monday the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear the state's appeals of the Kansas Supreme Court's decisions overturning the death sentences of Jonathan Carr, Reginald Carr and Sidney Gleason.

March 30, 2015 | By TRIBUNE STAFF | News


​Library to close temporary outpost

The Great Bend Public Library will close its temporary location at 3407 10th St. on April 7 as the staff prepares for the move back to Williams Street. The library will reopen on Wednesday, April 15, at 1409 Williams St. For more information call 792-2409.

March 30, 2015 | | Local News


Benefit 5K Run/Walk for Royal Kids Camp

First Assembly of God will host the second annual Benefit 5k Run/Walk for Royal Family Kids Camp at 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 4. The race will begin and end at Brit Spaugh Park on North Main Street in Great Bend. The event will benefit Royal Family Kids Camp, a summer camp for abused or neglected foster children in Kansas.

March 30, 2015 | | Local News


Reverend Willie A. “Bill” Gray 1935 - 2015

Reverend Willie A. "Bill" Gray, 79, went home to sit on the right-hand side of the Lord on March 29, at his home in Great Bend. Born April 20, 1935, in Pawnee, Okla. he was the son of Lee Andy and Mary Etta (Cargill) Gray. He attended school in Hutchinson. He worked as a contractor for the City Highway Department in Hutchinson and then lived in Denver, Colo., for many years as an auto detailer and truck driver. On Sept. 10, 1987, he was united in marriage to Carolyn K. Jordan in Denver, Colo. The couple moved to Great Bend ...

March 30, 2015 | | Obituaries


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