Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made five ambulance runs Thursday, seven Friday, four Saturday and five Sunday. There were no fires. Barton County Sheriff Winds of 47-52 mph last Thursday knocked down a stop sign at NE 100 Ave. and NE 80 Road. A 2001 Crown Victoria was pushed by the wind and hit a bridge guardrail in the 3100 block of Washington St. at ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Jackie Battle did almost a career's worth of damage in a little more than three quarters of action.
HOUSTON - The Oakland Raiders won the day after owner Al Davis died, beating the Houston Texans 25-20 on Sunday behind Jason Campbell's two touchdown passes. Michael Huff intercepted Matt Schaub's pass in the end zone on the final play to secure the win. Coach Hue Jackson dropped to his knees on the sideline, covered his face with his hands and cried as his team celebrated the bittersweet victory. Sebastian Janikowski kicked four field ...
September Marriage Licenses Kyle Allen Belshe, Fort Scott and Katherine Thelma Telfer, Great Bend Shawn Alan Couch, Larned and Dina Kay Folson, Great Bend Russell DeWayne Snyder, Great Bend and Deborah Lee White, Great Bend Jerome Edward Jackson III, Shandon, Calif. and Ashley Nichole Bohl, Ellinwood Dustin Michael Wirth, Burlington and Marke Lichele Urban, Claflin Damian Louis Tudor, Ellinwood and Melissa Marie Romine, Ellinwood Todd Edward Gunderson, Ellinwood and Hlie Danielle Krom, Ellinwood Arthur Stewart ...
Gregory C. Bauer Supervisory District Conservationist This year many irrigation systems have been pushed to maximum capacity due to the extreme drought conditions we are experiencing. Many of the irrigation systems were not able to adequately irrigate the crops, due to inefficiency of the irrigation system. Other irrigation systems weren't able to provide adequate water due to limited the well capacity. Some irrigators have exceeded their annual water allocation and have used some of next ...
The Progress Club met on Oct. 3 at the home of Sharon Jones. Darlene Mathers and Ruth Lowery were co-hostesses. Seventeen members were present.
The following meals will be served Aug. 17 through Aug. 19 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.
A leader in their service industry, Mobile Radio Service has been recognized once again for its accomplishment by renewing their status as an approved Certified Service Center (CSC). Mobile Radio Service has met the even more stringent national renewal requirements of the CSC program; an all-industry initiative backed by leading electronics industry associations and major product manufacturers.
Zeta Gamma Sorority had their first meeting of the year on Sept. 13 at St. Rose Atrium. The program, given by Ranjan Sachdev, gave the members an awareness of how to maintain a healthy mind and body. Plans were made for the Rush Party. Cake mixes were collected for Mrs. Prossers class at Lincoln elementary school. This is the 31st year for this project. Zeta Gamma's Rush party was held at The Rack. This was a couples party and well attended.
Monday Lite and Lively - 6:30 p.m., Burnside Room Freaky Frankie - 7:30 p.m., Recreation Center Tuesday Bowling - 4 p.m., Walnut Bowl Wednesday Lite and Lively - 6:30 p.m., Burnside Room Painting - 7:30 p.m., Recreation Center Thursday Easy Cooking Pumpkins - 7:30 p.m., Recreation Center Volleyball - 7 p.m., City Auditorium
Monday Alzheimer's Support Group - 7 p.m., Senior Center Tuesday Coffee and Doughnuts - 8:30 a.m., Senior Center Flu Shots - 10:30 a.m.. Senior Center Pinochle - 1 p.m., Senior Center Tree Walking Tour - 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Pitch - 7 p.m., Senior Center Thursday Dominoes - 1 p.m., Senior Center Legal Aid - 1:30 p.m., Senior Center Friday Bridge - 1 p.m., Recreation Center Patriotic Postcards - 1 p.m., Senior Center
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.
Staci Bownes attended the annual InfoExpo User Conference in At1anta, Ga., on Sept. 18-21. While there she learned new ideas, heard from innovative speakers, met with ASA executives, product managers, technology partners, industry experts and others. ASA Tire Systems develops comprehensive systems of software tools geared to helping tire dealers and retreaders manage all facets of their business.
Sarah Reif and Tony Schmieg announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Melvin and Sammie Reif of Ellinwood. The prospective groom is the son of Donald and Judy Schmieg of Chanhassen, Minn.
James F. Schneweis will celebrate his 80th birthday on Oct. 16 with a card shower. He was born in Claflin and lived in LaCrosse and Quinter before moving to Hoisington in 1967.
WELLINGTON - Evelyn Fairy DeYoe, 83, died Sunday, Nov. 24, at Lakepoint Nursing and Rehab Center in Wichita. Born Jan. 31, 1930, in Wichita, she was the daughter of William and Evalena (Fields) Gasswint.
WICHITA - Sidney J. Hughes, died on Nov. 23. He was a retired police officer with 28 years of service.
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Crime Stoppers of Barton County and Great Bend is seeking information about a burglary that occurred between Oct. 19 and Nov. 6 at 107 East Fourth St. in Ellinwood. The residence showed no signs of forced entry, but a laptop computer, three Ruger revolvers and a Beretta 92SF and an 18-inch double barrel shotgun were stolen. Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings, speaking for Crime Stoppers, said loss was in excess of $2,100. Akings asks ...
Barton Community College will be closed for Thanksgiving break Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Friday, Nov. 29. The college will resume its regular schedule on Monday, Dec. 2.
ELLINWOOD - The newly formed Ellinwood Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26 in a special meeting at the Farmers Mutual Insurance office, 16 N. Main, to discuss a youth basketball league being organized by Hoisington Rec.
Barton County Office Buildings will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Barton County Health Department and the Records Division of the Sheriff's Office will also be closed both days. The Barton County Landfill will be closed on Thursday. It will reopen on Friday between the hours of 8 and 11 a.m. On Saturday, it will return to normal operational hours. Emergency services will be in normal operation.