Booked April 29 Jennifer Wilson, Great Bend - Possession of methamphetamine and paraphernalia Luis Guerrero Jr., Chase - Driving while suspended Russell E. Coe, Otis - Aggravated battery Jeff Raybern, Ellinwood - Serve sentence James Hoy, Tennessee - Domestic battery Jessica Chapman, Great Bend - Texas warrant for forgery David Deistchle, Great Bend - Failure to appear Judith Evans, Hoisington - Battery domestic violence Kent Rich, Hoisington - Battery domestic violence Released April 29 Timothy ...
GREAT BEND - Charles A. "Jack" Wesley, 63 died April 30, 2013 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Services are pending with Bryant Funeral Home, 1425 Patton Road, Great Bend.
Editor's Note: Local historian David Clapsaddle writes about aspects on the Santa Fe Trail. This series profiles how Santa Fe Trail freight, passengers and mail shifted from the overland trail to railways.
'Stars, Stripes' to be featured LARNED - The public is invited to attend Museum Night - "Stars and Stripes Forever," scheduled Monday, May 6 from 6-8 p.m. at Larned Middle School. Grade five through eight students will showcase hallway displays that explore the branches of United States government and Kansas government. As you enter Larned Middle School, Museum Night will begin in the fifth-grade hallway, where you will find live patriotic displays of the ...
Great Bend High School Variety Show tickets will go on sale at 6 a.m. today in the high school vocal music room. Use the east front doors of the school. This morning they will be on sale until 8 a.m.
Dear Editor: As a taxpayer it was a disappointment to read in the April 26 Tribune that the low bid for the juco dorm construction was passed over by the Trustees in order to award same to a local contractor for an extra $132,187.00! The administration, to their credit, demonstrated good judgememt, recommending accepance of the low bid. Crony capitalism is a term that comes to mind. Henry Burmeister
Dear Editor: Protest against forced mandatory overtime by employees of Larned State Hospital was prohibited by the secretary of the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services (KDADS), Shawn Sullivan. According to hospital sources, an email was sent out notifying LSH employees that the protest, planned for Saturday at the Pawnee County Courthouse, was considered "an action against the state" and anyone who attended would be subject to termination. "The staffs are scared and tired ...
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Best Western Angus Inn, 2920 10th Street, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be AJ Chrest with greeters Julie Smith and Jill Fitzsimmons. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
Get this: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to ban the sale of cigarettes - now legal to people at age 18 - to people younger than 21.
Even back in 1980 when George "The Possum" Jones received a Grammy Award, I regarded him as an old fogey who should step aside for the younger set, such as, well, um, Kenny Rogers.
The Golden Belt Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Locust Grove Village (formerly Rush County Nursing Home), has established a new endowment fund. This partnership between the community foundation and Locust Grove Village gives individuals and businesses interested in supporting the nursing home or retirement community a vehicle for their charitable giving.
Rosewood Ranch, a 900-acre full-working horse ranch, in Pawnee Rock, that offers equestrian and therapeutic riding classes to people with developmental disabilities, has been awarded a grant for $1,950 by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals at Via Christi Health.
More than 130 people, mostly residents of the Ellsworth area, packed an auditorium recently for a dinner-theater performance of the comedy "The Ransom of Red Chief" this past weekend. But they weren't there to see some performance of a traveling drama troupe. Nor were they on hand to support members of the town in a community theater.
WICHITA - The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team lost 3-0 on Tuesday against Wichita Southeast.
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) is accepting applications for nominations to the United States Service Academies. The academies include the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York; the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland; the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. Those selected will enter the academies in June 2014.
The Barton County Association of Retired School Personnel met on May 10, at Montana Mike's in Great Bend. President Sally O'Connor presided over the meeting. There were 50 members and two guests present.
The following meals will be served May 20 through May 23. The secondary schools also have available daily: Main dish second choices, chef's salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
At the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Ethan Kaufman, Russell High School, Taylor Fry, Great Bend High School and Conner Birzer, Ellinwood High School, were selected to attend the 30th Annual Governor's Scholars Awards Program on May 5, in Topeka.
Andy and Joanie Wise of Ellinwood, announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Wise to Nathan Humphreys, son of Robert and Lori Humphreys of Sterling.
Ruth (Shook Pound) Hoard will celebrate her 85th birthday with a surprise birthday party from 2 to 4 p.m. on May 26 at the First Presbyterian Church at 24th and Washington in Great Bend. No gifts are requested.
Derek and Angie Linden announce the birth of their son, Connor Michael Linden, on April 10 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. and was 20 in. long. He has a big brother, 7-year-old Jordan Alexander Brough and a big sister, 3-year-old Hayden Elizabeth Linden.
Rodrigo (Kino) Adame and Nakita Fischer announce the birth of their son, Kacen Rodrigo Adame, on March 18th. He weighed 5 lbs. 13 oz. and was 18 1/2 in. long.
Jessica Pearson and Robert (Jake) Johnson were united in marriage on Jan. 26, in an outdoor service in Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic. Parents of the bride are Linda and Clayton Pearson of Great Bend. Parents of the groom are John and Peggy Johnson of Wichita.
Ryan and Katie Thurman announce the birth of their son, Grady Ryan Thurman, on March 24 in Lawrence. He weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. and was 21 in. long.
Brent and Jamie Taylor announce the birth of their son, Connor James Taylor, on April 10 at St. Luke's South Hospital in Overland Park. He weighed 8 lbs. and was 19 1/4 in. long.