Justine Winter, 17 - who was badly injured in a car crash in Flathead County, Mont., in March, 2009 - has filed a lawsuit against the pregnant driver, whom she had hit and killed (along with the woman's 13-year-old son, not to mention her unborn child).
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?
NEW YORK (AP) - CC Sabathia pitched like a champion, and the New York Yankees are heading for Texas. A whole lot better than heading home.
Finally, an afternoon home game in Miami. Too bad for the Dolphins it isn't likely to be accompanied by the blistering heat of September that bakes northern visitors.
Some teams are simply doomed from the start, stuck with schedules that give them no hope of having a good seasons.
Never has being No. 1 been more difficult than it was November 1960. Three straight weeks, the top-ranked team in the AP poll lost.
The fall meeting of the Wet/Dry Routes Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association will be at 1:15 p.m. Sunday at Fort Larned National Historic Site. David Clapsaddle, chapter president, will present the program about the "Traveling Trunks." The trunk that accompanies and illustrates Clapsaddle's book for youngsters, "A Long Way to Santa Fe," has been presented in a program at elementary schools in St. John, La Crosse, Larned, Hoisington, Rozel, Jetmore and Pratt, with many more to come. A hamburger-and-trimmings meal will be served Sunday.
Verlin M. Rogers, 97, died Oct. 20 at Larned Healthcare Center, Larned. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Morell Funeral Home, Larned.
Janet S. Brack, 59, of Great Bend, died Oct. 20 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. She was born Feb. 15, 1951, at Maryville, Mo., the daughter of Rolla and Helen (Blacketer) Rankin. She married Greg Brack on July 29, 1992, at Great Bend, after sharing their lives since 1984. She worked for BMI as a claim processor and was a social worker and elementary schoolteacher for many years. Mrs. Brack was a longtime Barton County resident, coming from Norton. She enjoyed knitting, crafts, gardening and her family and friends.
Patricia Rutherford Keil, 86, of Great Bend, died Oct. 19 at Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood. She was born May 17, 1924, at Gardner, Mass., the daughter of Howard and Mary (Rutherford) Browne. She married Luther Calvin Keil on April 21, 1947, at Folkston, Ga. She attended Eastern Nazarene College in Wollaston, Mass., and was on the editing staff. She then attended San Jose State College, receiving honors as a member of Key Club. She was a proofreader for the Escondido, Calif., Times Advocate and a sales clerk at Macy's, and was a homemaker. Mrs. Keil was a Great Bend ...
CLAFLIN - Marvella J. Radenberg, 75, died Oct. 19 at Rice County District Hospital, Lyons. She was born Dec. 26, 1934, at Great Bend, the daughter of Alfred B. and Edith S. (Lebbin) Rusco. Marvella married Glenn Radenberg April 20, 1958, at Great Bend. She retired as a nurse practitioner and RN. She graduated from Great Bend High School in 1953, then graduating from the Dominican Sisters' school of nursing as an RN, then graduating with the first class of nurse practitioners in Kansas, at the University of Kansas, and supported the nurse practitioners' Alumni Association. She was a resident of ...
Marjorie Ann Garrett, 80, of Great Bend, passed away Oct. 18. She was born Jan. 3, 1930, in Clarks, Neb., the daughter of Loyd and Lillie Peck. She married W. Mark Garrett Nov. 28, 1948, at Archer, Neb. She moved from Lincoln, Neb., to Great Bend in 1959 and became an active member of the First United Methodist Church and enjoyed many years teaching Sunday School. She was honored by the United Methodist Women for her years of service to the church. She was a supporter of youth activities in the community, being both a Girl Scout and Cub Scout ...
HOISINGTON - Ghouls, ghosts and goblins will fill Hoisington's Haunted Heights Haunted House, 257 S. Main. For those who want to shiver, shake and scream their way through this scary delight, the attraction will be open beginning at 7 p.m. on Oct. 22-23 and Oct. 29-31.
In just five short years, Nex-Tech Wireless has become a leader amongst rural wireless carriers. Upon launching service on Oct. 15th Nex-Tech Wireless brought a leading-edge nationwide network to residents in Central and Western Kansas. They recognized the need for wireless coverage and service that is typically offered in large cities. Since their beginning, Nex-Tech Wireless has always kept their focus on three things-their customer, technology and the communities they serve. With a customer base of nearly 50,000 voice and data users, Nex-Tech Wireless employs over 80 employees and services customers in over 40 locations.
GREAT BEND - Viola L. Deutsch, 95, died Sept. 18, 2014 at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center.
ALBERT - Irene Mildred Brady, 95, died Sept. 18, 2014 at Rush County Memorial Hospital LTC in LaCrosse.
Things started off well for the Great Bend High School football team.
Great Bend Fire/EMS
Barton Community College will offer web design course from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Oct. 28 – Nov. 13 in the Technical Building, room T-117.
Free skin cancer screenings and other tests will be available to visitors at the Midwest Cancer Alliance (MCA) booth during the annual Women's Expo. The event is scheduled for 3:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the Great Bend Convention Center.
During their September meeting, 16 members of the Great Bend Garden Club travelled to the Kansas Wetlands Education Center to hear about the progress of the center's butterfly garden.
Barton Community College sophomore Joy Conner used to be shy. Thanks to her involvement with theater, her shyness is a thing of the past. She'll be portraying the role of Truvy Jones in the Barton Theater production of "Steel Magnolias," a role made famous by Dolly Parton in the Hollywood movie. Barton Theater will present the play at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25-27 in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
On November 30th, voters in Switzerland will head to the polls to vote in a referendum on gold. On the ballot is a measure to prohibit the Swiss National Bank (SNB) from further gold sales, to repatriate Swiss-owned gold to Switzerland, and to mandate that gold make up at least 20 percent of the SNB's assets. Arising from popular sentiment similar to movements in the United States, Germany, and the Netherlands, this referendum is an attempt to bring more oversight and accountability to the SNB, Switzerland's central bank.
Labor Day marks the traditional start of the autumn campaign season, and the biggest question is whether President Obama will sink his party. Since the fight for the Senate is being waged largely in the red states - where Obama has always been deemed toxic - it's no wonder that Democratic candidates are behaving as if he has a communicable disease.
ELLINWOOD – The Ellinwood Sunflower Bank Community Ambassadors kicked off their first session with a field trip to Ellinwood's 1894 Hotel Wolf which housed Starr Antiques and has been a cornerstone business in Ellinwood for over 35 years. The Hotel is directly over a portion of the old Ellinwood Underground World and has a rich history of Ellinwood.
COFFEYVILLE – After a scoreless first half, the Barton Community College women's soccer team dominated play in the second half and got out of town with a 2-0 win at Coffeyville Wednesday evening in Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference action.
COFFEYVILLE – It was one of those early-season battles that could play big later in the season.
DODGE CITY – The Barton Community College volleyball team may be struggling outside the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference West division, but in conference Barton is still right in the mix early on.