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Space is still the final frontier

When I was a child, hearing Miss Nancy conduct calisthenics on TV's Romper Room ("Bend and stretch…reach for the stars…") planted ideas about the wonders of the universe.

July 06, 2011 | Danny Tyree | Columnists


It’s one of the best things we’ve got

The cure for emphysema is cigarette smoke piped directly into the lungs, according to chemist Gretha Zahar, whose clinic has treated 60,000 people in Jakarta, Indonesia, in the past decade.

July 06, 2011 | | News of the Weird


Royals take 5-3 win against White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) - Felipe Paulino struck out nine in six innings for his first victory in more than a year and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Tuesday night.

July 05, 2011 | | AP Sports


Kansas Grand Slam 2011 results

CLASS AAA AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

July 05, 2011 | | Summer Sports


GBRC to host novice tennis tournament

The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be hosting a USTA Jr. Novice Tennis Tournament on Friday at Veterans Memorial Park.

July 05, 2011 | | Summer Sports


Cardinals activate Pujols off disabled list

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Albert Pujols is more than just one of the best players in baseball. He's also an incredibly rapid healer.

July 05, 2011 | | AP Sports


Fielder chooses NL home run derby team

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee Brewers slugger Prince Fielder selected teammate Rickie Weeks, Los Angeles' Matt Kemp and St. Louis' Matt Holliday to represent the National League in Monday night's Home Run Derby.

July 05, 2011 | | AP Sports


Final bids heard for host of 2018 Olympics

DURBAN, South Africa (AP) - In a frantic final day of campaigning, the three cities vying for the 2018 Winter Olympics lobbied for votes Tuesday in what shapes up as a choice between the third-time Asian bid from South Korea and the European challenger from Germany.

July 05, 2011 | | AP Sports


Evans beats defending champion Contador to win fourth stage

MUR-DE-BRETAGNE, France (AP) - Cadel Evans edged defending champion Alberto Contador in a photo finish Tuesday to win the fourth stage of the Tour de France, while Thor Hushovd kept the overall lead.

July 05, 2011 | | AP Sports


CLEMENS’ TRIAL BEGINS

WASHINGTON (AP) - The judge in the Roger Clemens perjury trial, which begins Wednesday, is considering just how much of a salacious allegation against the star pitcher's chief accuser is fair game, and he's probably not going to let a parade of Clemens' former New York Yankee teammates testify about their drug use.

July 05, 2011 | | AP Sports


CBF purchases cardiac monitors with proceeds from annual benefit

HOISINGTON - Clara Barton Foundation's 18th annual Benefit Golf Tournament, Dinner and Auction in June netted $38,900. The money raised is having an impact on quality of care received at Clara Barton Hospital's Emergency room. Proceeds from this year's event are being used to replace aging cardiac equipment through the purchase three cardiac monitors. These monitors are located at the bedside in each of the hospital's emergency rooms to meet any patient acuity need. This equipment will assist in prompt assessment, identification and ultimately lead to timely treatment of many medical conditions by our medical providers ...

July 05, 2011 | | Barton Co. News


Thieves dismantle tractors

The Barton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of tractor parts, which reportedly occurred Thursday night at 1200 NE 50 Ave. and North U.S. 281. The victim said a shed door was torn open and a tractor had been dismantled with parts missing. Another tractor had been partially dismantled.

July 05, 2011 | | On the Record


Billy G. Owen

SEWARD -Billy G. Owen, 71, died July 3 at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita. He was born July 8, 1939 at Great Bend, the son of William and Alberta (McNett) Owen.

July 05, 2011 | | Obituaries


Program offers help for older job seekers

A free program, "Employers and Job Seekers Ages 55 and Older," will be offered at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave.

July 05, 2011 | | Area Briefs


On the Record for July 5, 2011

Great Bend Police

July 05, 2011 | | On the Record


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Kansas bicycle tour accepting registrations

Registration is now open for the 2015 Biking Across Kansas bicycle tour across the State of Kansas. The 41st year of the largest bicycling event in Kansas history - 500-mile ride across the State - begins on Saturday, June 6. Biking Across Kansas is an eight-day tour originating at the Kansas-Colorado line with a route of up to 900 bicyclists, including support staff.

January 29, 2015 | | Local News


Annual chili challenge to benefit local, area patients

It's time to get the big roasters out for the next Chili Challenge to benefit local and area hospice patients.

January 29, 2015 | | Local News


OTR for Jan. 30, 2015

Barton County Sheriff

January 29, 2015 | | On the Record


Prayer of the Week, Jan. 30, 2015

May the Holy Spirit enfold us,

January 29, 2015 | | Religion


Church bulletin

Upcoming programs:

January 29, 2015 | | Religion


King UMC serving ham and beans Friday

King United Methodist Church, located at 16th and Odell Street in Great Bend, will hold its annual Ham & Bean Benefit Supper from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. The menu includes ham and beans, corn bread, relishes, cake and dessert. Admission is by freewill donation. Carry-out will be available.

January 29, 2015 | | Local News


OTR for Jan. 29, 2015

Great Bend Fire/EMS

January 29, 2015 | | On the Record


​Claflin UMC holds annual Groundhog and Pancake Supper

CLAFLIN - Claflin United Methodist Church's 54th Groundhog and Pancake Supper will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7. Admission is by freewill donation. Proceeds will go to scholarships. To arrange for delivery to shut-ins (Claflin only), call the church office, 587-3505.

January 29, 2015 | | Local News


Hoisington K of C romantic meal

HOISINGTON - Everyone is invited to a prime rib dinner with salad, baked potato, rolls, dessert, coffee and tea for $20 per person from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Hoisington Knights of Columbus Hall, 114 N. Main. This dinner is a benefit to raise funds to improve the air conditioning in the hall and to install a fire suppression system in the kitchen.

January 29, 2015 | | Local News


A great Valentine's evening planned at Kingman

KINGMAN - The Historic Kingman Theatre Association and Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce have announced a special event for Valentine's night. International Elvis Entertainer Marshall Matthews and The Memphis Kings with Debbi Cay will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the theater located on Main Street in Kingman.

January 29, 2015 | | Local News


Education is Too Important Not to Leave to the Marketplace

This week, events around the country will highlight the importance of parental control of education as part of National School Choice Week. This year's events should attract more attention than prior years because of the growing rebellion against centralized education sparked by the federal Common Core curriculum.

January 29, 2015 | Ron Paul | Columnists


Millennials Buy into Homeownership

Young Americans continue to put off homeownership, and that isn't good for anyone.

January 29, 2015 | Tom Purcell | Columnists


Drone Crash

January 29, 2015 | | Editorial Cartoons


Hoisington High School vs Russell results

Hoisington - 14 - 26 - 17 - 12 -- 69

January 29, 2015 | | Local Sports


Tuesday - GBMS vs McPherson results

GBMS A team 14 - Mcpherson 50

January 29, 2015 | | Local Sports


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