Tuesday Bowling - 4 p.m., Walnut Bowl
The USD 428 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday at the District Education Office, 201 South Patton Road. Items on the agenda include the R.O.S.E. Award, Electronic Communications Policy, the Shady Grove Property, and bond refinancing.
At Mad about Monarchs from 9 a.m. to noon on Sept. 24, visitors can capture monarchs at the Fort Hays State University's Kansas Wetlands Education Center, northeast of Great Bend on K-156.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Denard Robinson stunned Notre Dame in the final minute again, capping a heart-pounding, pom-pom pumping night under the lights at the Big House.
A 38-year-old man, unidentified in news reports, was hospitalized in Princeton, W.Va., in October 1992 with gunshot wounds.
Recently, I was reminded of the value of freedom while attending a military retirement ceremony in Washington D.C. Driving down the hill after the ceremony, my soul was stirred as my eyes caught a glimpse of the late-summer sun reflecting across the sea of white-washed stones at the adjacent Arlington National Cemetery - and wondered what it is that defines a person who is willing to give his or her life in exchange for freedom.
Dear Editor, No one will ever forget that September morning 10 years ago when they heard the news: America is under attack. On that fateful day, four passenger jets slammed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and an open field in Pennsylvania – taking nearly 3,000 innocent lives in the worst attack on our country since Pearl Harbor. In a matter of minutes, lives were forever changed as firemen rushed to answer the cries ...
WICHITA - The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team won the Titans Classic in Wichita on Saturday, beating Garden City 3-1.
No. 2 LSU 49, Northwestern State 3 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Spencer Ware and Michael Ford ran for two scores apiece and second-ranked LSU overwhelmed Northwestern State on Saturday night. LSU (2-0) led 28-3 by halftime, allowing coach Les Miles to give a number of starters some rest in advance of the Tigers' next game at Mississippi State on Thursday night. Coveted junior college transfer quarterback Zach Mettenberger made his debut in relief of ...
LAWRENCE (AP) - Jordan Webb hit B.J. Beshears with a 6-yard touchdown pass on fourth down with 9 seconds to go and Kansas escaped with a wild, back-and-forth 45-42 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday night.
EMPORIA - The Great Bend High School cross country team competed at a meet in Emporia on Saturday.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School football team was able to come back late in the game to beat Medicine Lodge on a 3-yard touchdown from Austin Stout on Friday night.
The bombing of Pearl Harbor. The Kennedy assassination. The 9/11 attacks. It seems that every generation has its moment in history – a time that is forever frozen by the sheer horror of an event. And although people would just as soon forget it ever happened, they somehow find solace in discussing their connection to it – their personal story of where they were when the event unfolded. Whether the conversation takes place hours, days, ...
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School volleyball team bested all three Mid-Central Activities Association opponents on Thursday at the conference quadrangular.
Western Athletic Conference Wichita Northwest 14, Dodge City 7 Hays 35, Goddard 7 Garden City 35, Woodward, Okla. 0 Liberal 59, Guymon, Okla. 6 Area Hoisington 24, Medicine Lodge 21 Macksville 82, Word of Life 0 Otis-Bison 50, Central Plains 14 St. John 58, Fowler 12 Ellinwood 44, Larned 20 Burrton 14, Stafford 6 Scores of interest Wichita Carroll 41, Wichita South 12 Wichita East 49, Wichita West 33 Wichita Heights 63, Wichita ...
LARNED - JoAnn (Bruntzel) Simmons Selzer, 82, passed away peacefully Nov. 22 at the Linnwood Park Senior Care home in Meriden. She was born Oct. 21, 1931 in Rozel, the daughter of Alfred and Mildred Ellis Bruntzel. JoAnn was a Pawnee County resident until 1985, when she and her husband, Clyde, sold their beloved Melody Ranch southeast of Larned and moved to Paola to be closer to their children and grandchildren living in the Kansas ...
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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Barton County Jail
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.