Traffic stops after a Pontiac Bonneville SE and Ford F-150 truck collide at Broadway and Harrison, around 11:35 a.m. Tuesday. There was also a collision at the intersection Friday afternoon. The intersection was once a regular spot for traffic accidents, before the city removed part of the center island and added a left-turn lane on the east side of Broadway in 2011. Now collisions are not a regular event at Broadway and Harrison.
Kansas Highway Patrol reports two Stafford teenagers sustained possible injury Sunday when a vehicle went off NE 130th Ave. in Stafford County. The accident occurred at 4:45 p.m., 5 miles east of St. John.
Cory Little had an outstanding warrant when he was seen by a Great Bend Police officer at 3:49 p.m. Saturday in the 1400 block of Broadway Ave. The officer attempted to arrest Little, who fled on foot. Suspected narcotics were found in a bag in Little's possession.
The Ellinwood Library wants to reach its newest patrons with a new early literacy initiative called Books for Babies. The programs acquaints parents of newborns with the importance of books and reading in their child's learning, even in the earliest months of infancy.
About 300 auction-goers decked out in "Denim and Diamonds" came together to raise money for Barton Community College scholarships and program enhancements at the Barton Foundation's 35th annual Big Benefit Auction on Aug. 24.
HOISINGTON - Susan Kay Ming, 55, died Sept. 3, 2013 at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center, Great Bend. She was born May 17, 1958 at Hutchinson, the daughter of George S. and L. Joan (Riegel) Ming.
Armella Margaret Bianchino, 92, died Aug. 30 at Villa St. Joseph, Overland Park. She was born Dec. 1, 1920, at Schoenchen, the daughter of Alex and Regina (Gottschalk) Bieker. She married Sal Bianchino Sept. 18, 1945, at Hays. He died April 25, 2012.
Elaine H. Taylor, 85, died Aug. 30 at Hays Medical Center in Hays. She was born June 20, 1928, at Stafford County, the daughter of Arthur Jacob and Goldie (Gates) Hooper. She was a Great Bend resident most of her life, graduating from Great Bend High School in 1947.