SALINA - Wayne M. Folsom, 77, of Salina, died Sept. 12, 2011 at his home. He was born March 3, 1934. Christians Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
ELLINWOOD - Arlene Lois Barber, 81, died Sept. 12 at SeniorCare Home in Overland Park. Born July 8, 1930, at Ellinwood, she was the daughter of William and Bertha Elizabeth Bayer Peters. On June 1, 1952, she married Roy Jesse Barber in Ellinwood. He died on Oct. 3, 2006. A longtime Ellinwood resident, moving to Kansas City in 2007, she was a business graduate of Fort Hays State University where she was an active ...
NEW YORK (AP) - The long looks on players' faces and the anger in Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver's voice made it obvious: There was no progress Tuesday in talks to end the NBA lockout.
DENVER (AP) - Sebastian Janikowski figures his celebration over his long field goal will be short-lived.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made three ambulance runs on Friday, six Saturday, five Sunday and seven Monday. At 6:42 p.m. Friday they responded to a kitchen fire at 3006 24th St. The fire was out upon arrival and the crews ventilated the house. Damage was estimated at $25,000. At 9:29 p.m. Friday they responded to an illegal burning at 1712 Third St. At 10:44 p.m. Friday they responded to ...
TOPEKA - Sheila Rae Hachmeister, 58, died Sept. 10. She was born on April 17, 1953, to W.H. and Gladys Awtrey in Hereford, Texas. She graduated from Ulysses High School in 1971 and later earned her bachelor's degree from Fort Hays State University. She married Bill Hachmeister in 1974. They later divorced. He survives. The family lived in Hill City and Great Bend before moving to Topeka in 1999. Sheila was employed by St. ...
HOISINGTON - The fall annual Cleanup Week for Hoisington residents will be Sept. 26-Sept. 30. Items for pickup should be curbside and sorted into piles by types of material on your regular trash pickup day.
ELLINWOOD - Visitors are welcome to visit the cow camps during the 150th anniversary cattle drive from Caldwell to Ellsworth. Visitors are welcome each evening until 7 p.m.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Sunflower Diversified Services, Inc., 8823 4th Street (plant location), at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Connie Oetken with greeters Jill Fitzsimmons and Mark Judd. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
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Britain's Ben Wilson is one artist with the entire field to himself - the only painter who creates finely detailed masterpieces on flattened pieces of chewing gum found on London sidewalks.
Dear Editor, The Great Bend Fire Department would like to thank all the businesses and people who made our "Fill the Boot" fund raiser for the Muscular Distrophy Association a great success. We raised over $3,000. Eugene Perkins, battalion chief, Great Bend Fire Department
Dear Editor, I am writing in response to the article printed in Sunday's paper entitled "Francis makes clean sweep for Great Bend". Let me begin by congratulating Morgan Francis on her victories, and the rest of her team who had a good showing in the meet on Saturday. Their talents are evident and I wish them nothing but the best for their season. However, your reporter, Mack McClure, was remiss in not taking the time ...
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The Great Bend Sports Complex will host the 2014 baseball and softball championships of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.
The Kansas Lottery is restructuring its field staff in order to provide better service to lottery players and retailers, and increase sales and transfers to the state. As part of the restructuring, the Lottery will close its Great Bend office. The last day the office is open to the public will be December 13, 2013.
ELLINWOOD - Owned by Ann Christiansen, Annie Mae's, 518 E. Santa Fe has opened in Ellinwood. The former John Henry's now also serves breakfast and has takeout and delivery in Ellinwood.
Looking for that unique holiday gift? How about a one of a kind piece of jewelry? The Kansas Wetlands Education Center is offering a make and take beaded jewelry class from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. They'll make two different bracelets using seed beads. Once you learn how simple it is to create your own jewelry, you'll be hooked. There is a $5 materials fee for the class. All materials will be provided. Call ...
Preparation for the Russell Area Artists Exhibit at the Deines Cultural Center has begun. The exhibit will run from Jan. 10 through Feb. 7th. The show is open to any adult artist within a 60-mile radius of Russell.
"I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you," declared Nietzsche.
In 2006 I came up against a holiday deadline crunch, so I turned my column over to Turpy, the beloved eight-year-old Golden Retriever/Chow mix who had turned up at our doorstep as a puppy.