HOISINGTON - Band member Austin McHenry (sophomore, percussion) was selected to perform in the high school District KMEA Honor Band on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Dodge City High School.
Dorothy "Dot" Burt, 97, died Nov. 15 at Dillon Living Center, Hutchinson. She was born August 19, 1916, in Navarre, the daughter of Harvey Gamon and Emma (Rhodes) Wingerd. Dorothy graduated from Chapman High School 1934 and then Emporia State College in 1939, where she was a member of the Alpha Sigma Alpha.
Matt Hiss of Hiss Sherman Wealth Management announced he will donate half of his commissions to charity during the "Take Care of Your Loved Ones and Community" insurance drive. Hiss said he hopes the drive will become an annual event that supports local charities, while helping individuals take care of their family's financial future.
Booked Nov. 18 Travis Eames, Ellinwood - Warrant from Prowers County (Colo.) District Court and headlight violation Charles W. Dodge, Hoisington - Aggravated assault and domestic battery Kipp Rosas, Great Bend - Failure to appear Daryl Wilkerson, Kinsley - Three Great Bend Municipal Court warrants Colton Farmer, Pratt County - Hold on warrant for other jurisdiction, probation violation Juvenile, Great Bend - Battery of law enforcement officer, battery and child in need of care Jo ...
USD 428 Board of Education will meet at noon on Thursday at Great Bend High School, 2027 Morton. Items on the agenda include GBHS FBLA planned initiative presentation and order change for roof edge flashing detail at GBMS. GBHS Principal Tim Friess and other staff members will share information regarding the academic programs and the school improvement efforts at GBHS.
Massachusetts Democrat Barry Greenfield is pushing for legislation to allow police to enter your home unannounced, without warrant, and take your guns.
Monday, Nov. 18 5:49 a.m. - An alarm was reported at 900 Corse Sunday, Nov. 17 12:09 a.m. - A vehicle lockout was reported at Kansas and 5th 2:45 a.m. - Criminal damage was reported at Santa Fe and 5th 3:16 a.m. - Harassment was reported at 200 Johnson 2:03 p.m. - A vehicle lockout was reported at 100 W. 7th 4:14 p.m. - An animal welfare check was performed at 1400 Broadway 11:45 p.m. ...
MANHATTAN - Kansas State had been in this situation before, clinging to a lead late in the game, the defense forced to hold on for dear life while an opponent tried to get into position for the winning points.
LAWRENCE - Kansas coach Charlie Weis was drenched, as if he'd just jumped in Potter's Lake himself - the pond just up the hill from Memorial Stadium where the goalposts ended up.
Baylor overtook Ohio State in The Associated Press college football poll and Alabama became just the seventh team to hold the No. 1 ranking for 13 straight polls in a season.
BEARS 23, RAVENTS 20, OT CHICAGO - Robbie Gould kicked a 38-yard field goal to lift Chicago past Baltimore in a game delayed about two hours by a torrential downpour. Justin Tucker tied it for the Ravens with a 21-yard field goal at the end of regulation. The big delay came after Tucker kicked a 52-yard field goal with 4:51 remaining in the first quarter. Fans were ordered to take cover. Players headed to the ...
DENVER - Peyton Manning put more hits on the Kansas City Chiefs than they put on him.
GREELEY, Colo. - Berta Lou Riegel, 84, died on Nov. 14 in Greeley, Colo. She was born on Aug. 14, 1929 in Pawhuska, Okla.
The Barton County Historical Society has been recording memories, recollections, and experiences about people living and working in and around South Hoisington as part of its oral history project "South Hoisington: Stories from the Other Side of the Tracks". Founded in 1886 and incorporated in 1887, the City of Hoisington was formed to attract and benefit from the Kansas and Colorado Railroad, which would later become part of the Missouri-Pacific Railroad. To accompany and promote ...
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.