The Barton Community College baseball team pounded Bethany JV 23-5 at Lawson-Biggs Field on Tuesday in a non-conference game.
SALINA - The Great Bend High School softball team swept its first two games of the season on the road at Salina Sacred Heart on Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Scoring at will, grabbing boards and making a key steal, Danielle Adams saved her best game for the biggest stage and gave Texas A&M its first national championship.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jeff Suppan, a 16-year major league veteran who was Kansas City's best pitcher 10 years ago, has signed a minor league contract with the Royals. The 36-year-old Suppan will report to Triple-A Omaha. The right-hander has played for Boston, Arizona, Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Milwaukee in addition to the Royals. He's 138-143 with a 4.69 ERA in 442 appearances, including 411 starts. Suppan was a member of the Royals' ...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Jim Calhoun and the Connecticut basketball team left 80-degree weather and returned to a cold rain, and it never felt so good. "But you know what," the UConn coach said. "We're home." The Huskies' charter flight arrived from Houston on Tuesday afternoon. On hand to greet the NCAA champions were Connecticut's governor. Calhoun and star guard Kemba Walker, the tournament's most outstanding player, addressed the crowd of several dozen fans that ...
Joshua Dean Ratzlaff 1987-2011 OTIS - Joshua Dean Ratzlaff, 24, died March 31 at the Central Kansas Medical Center, Great Bend. He was born January 10, 1987, at McPherson, the son of Charles and Julie (Ratzlaff) Trammell. He was an oilfield roughneck. Mr. Ratzlaff was an Otis resident for 15 years coming from McPherson. Survivors include his mother, Julie Norman, Otis; stepfather, Harold Norman, Norton; fiancee, Krystal Vincent, Otis; uncles, Jim Ratzlaff, Houston, Texas; John ...
Bernice A. Nightengale 1940-2011 WICHITA - Bernice Anne Nightengale, 70, died Saturday, April 2, at Galichia Heart Hospital, Wichita. She was born June 2, 1940, at Quenemo, Kansas, the daughter of Orlin Walter and Iva Isabelle (Wadkins) Brown. She married Earl Edward Nightengale August 13, 1962, at Quenemo. He died December 17, 2004. She worked for the Barton County sheriff's office as a records clerk and Fuller Brush in the customer service department. Mrs. Nightengale ...
Betty L. Mohler 1919-2011 LARNED - Betty L. Mohler, 92, died April 4 at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, Larned. She was born March 19, 1919, at Pawnee Rock, the daughter of Ellis E. and Sarah Mable Bowman Flick. A longtime resident of Larned, she was a homemaker. She was a longtime member of Pawnee Rock United Methodist Church, Pawnee Rock. On March 19, 1938, she married Maxwell Joseph Mohler, at Larned. He died September 18, ...
Jenny Lee Arwood 1944-2011 LYONS - Jenny Lee Arwood, 96, died April 5 at the Rice County District Hospital in Lyons. Born April 6, 1914 in Kansas City, Mo., she was the daughter of Charles Aubrey and Leona Bartlett Davies. She graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1932 and in 1934 from Hutchinson Junior College. A resident of Lyons since 1944, she was a retired dietician for the Lyons District Hospital. On Aug. 5, 1934 ...
Eunice E. Harrelson ELLINWOOD - Eunice E. Harrelson, 75, died April 5 at her home in Independence, La. Funeral arrangements are pending with Kimple Funeral Home.
Kim Arlene Ewing MACKSVILLE - Kim Arlene Sewing, 54, died April 4, 2011, at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, Larned. Service arrangements are pending with Minnis Chapel, Macksville.
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AMES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa State basketball recruit Tyrus McGee has earned junior college All-American honors.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Frank Haith has heard the criticism that Missouri settled for a safe choice rather than a home-run hire for its new head coach.
HOUSTON (AP) - Seen as little more than a one-man novelty, Connecticut wasn't given much chance in the brutally tough Big East. A national title contender? Please.
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The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will approve contracts for head coaches, management staff and administrative personnel when it meets at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Seminar Room, F-30 of the Fine Arts Building. There will also be an executive session for discussion of personnel.
KANOPOLIS - The public is invited to take part in a short nature hike and free fishing this Saturday at Kanopolis State Park. Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area west of the office at 9 a.m. and follow the park naturalist on the trail. Bring a fishing pole for fishing in the ponds after the hike.
ELLINWOOD - Virginia Manning died May 20 at her home in Ellinwood. Services and survivors are pending with Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood.
After a one-vehicle accident at 6:26 a.m. Sunday at U.S. 56, milepost 211, the driver was arrested by the Barton County Sheriff's Office on suspicion of driving under the influence. At the jail he requested medical assistance for shoulder pain. At 9:27 a.m., a Great Bend Police Officer responded to a disturbance at the Great Bend Regional Hospital Emergency Room, and the BCSO was called to assist. The suspect was served a notice to appear ...
Several people from Colorado Springs, Colo., were injured at 6:10 p.m. Sunday in Russell County, when a Suburban pulling a camper-trailer attempted to pass a semi-trailer on Interstate 70, 1 mile east of Bunker Hill. Kansas Highway Patrol reports the vehicle became unstable as it passed the semi, entering the median. The driver over-corrected and the vehicle entered the ditch, rolling several times. The trailer broke free and landed upright, while the Suburban landed on its roof.
A 2-year-old boy died Monday and others were injured in a one-vehicle accident in Pratt County. Kansas Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred at 10:18 a.m.. on K-61, 1.5 miles north of Preston.
ELLINWOOD - Dr. Catherine Strecker of Educational Strategies, 17 N. Main, will offer four continuing education workshops on May 31. Two CEU credits will be offered for each session.
HOISINGTON - Martin "Marty" C. Smith, 58, passed away Sunday May 19, at KU Medical Center in Kansas City. Born October 7, 1954 in Denver, Colo., he was the son of Robert E. and Evelyn (Collins) Smith. On Jan. 16, 1998 he married Karen King in Springfield, Mo. Marty moved to Hoisington in 2008 coming from Lovington, New Mexico. He served his country in the United States Army and worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator until he was disabled.
Sunday, May 19
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.