Late last year, outgoing Florida Gov. Charlie Crist initiated pardon proceedings - granted in December - excusing now-deceased singer Jim Morrison of The Doors for his 1969 indecent-exposure conviction in Miami Beach.
Thuggish, "community organizing" politics showed up in Wisconsin after Commander-in-Chief President Obama, deployed his Organizing for America (OFA) troops to inject protestors into the Wisconsin budget debate Obama describes as an "assault on unions."
Dear Editor, Let's take a look at why I suggested the Smokey Hills be contacted for asphalt work. When the city did the work at the airport Smokey Hills' bid was several hundred thousand less that Ventur,e so Smokey Hills got the job. Then they sub-contracted Venture and Venture did the work. We know that both made money and the city and the taxpayers saved money. This time the city contacted Venture individually but not ...
The Barton Community College Sports Hall of Fame will grow by five this year with the inductions of Tom Curtis, Trish (Gadberry) Wade, George Donley and Jim and Jo Ann Heaton. Those five will be inducted as the Class of 2011 during a 3 p.m. induction ceremony on Saturday at the Student Union on the BCC campus.
Marquette 74, No. 14 Connecticut 67, OT HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Darius Johnson-Odom scored nine of his 17 points in overtime Thursday night to lead Marquette to a 74-67 victory over No. 14 Connecticut, which played without coach Jim Calhoun on the bench. Jimmy Butler added 16 points for the Golden Eagles (17-11, 8-7 Big East), who tied the game at 59 with 5.3 seconds left on a drive by Johnson-Odom. Kemba Walker led the ...
HOISINGTON -The high school basketball game between Hoisington and Larned that was scheduled for Thursday night has been canceled due to inclement weather.
The Barton Community College baseball team is slated to start Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division play in Garden City on Saturday and Sunday with the games starting at 1 p.m. - unless inclement weather prevents it.
DeletebodycopyIce Cream Social - Sunday - 4 p.m. - There will be a video preceding the serving of ice cream. A fun event and everyone is welcome.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made four ambulance runs on Wednesday. There were no fires. Ellinwood Fire Department Two tractors at SE 50 Road and SE 150 Ave. were damaged in a grass fire at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday. It was believed that animal activity created electrical problems that caused the fire. Great Bend Police Wednesday reports: Someone threw a brick ...
A woman who intentionally drove into an unoccupied Sunflower Diversified Services mini-bus last Saturday may be charged with criminal damage to property, Captain Bob Robinson at the Great Bend Police Department said. However, no arrest has been made and the woman has since been admitted to Larned State Hospital. Police were dispatched at 4:50 p.m. Saturday, with a report there had been an accident at Sunflower's office at 8823 Fourth ...
Donita Wolf is laying the groundwork for a future expansion of Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice into two more central Kansas counties. As director of the non-profit agency, Wolf said she is excited about being able to help more families with home-health and hospice services. "We know there is an under-served population in our area," Wolf commented. "These folks deserve the care and treatment we can provide. "It ...
Children from Holy Family School are shown with some of the school's Fun Day prizes. Fun Day is actually a two-day event, with bingo from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the St. Patrick Parish Center (ham sandwich meal served from 6:30-8:30) and the official Fun Day from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Parish Center and HFS Commons Area. There will be carnivals, raffles, silent auction and a meal.
USD 355 has a new MS/HS principal for the upcoming school year. Shawn Henderson is currently the band instructor at Scott Community High School. Shawn and his wife Marie have two children, Mallory,7, and Nate, 5. The family enjoys being actively involved in their community. They also enjoy performing and singing/playing music together. The Henderson family said they are excited about this opportunity and look forward to joining the Eagle family.
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.
USD 428 Great Bend School Food Service will offer the summer lunch program at Riley, Park, Eisenhower and Lincoln schools. The program will run from June 3 through June 27 (Monday through Thursday). Breakfast is served at Park and Riley only. There is no charge for anyone age 1 through 18. Sites are open to all children regardless of where they attend school. Parents may eat with their children for $3 for lunch or $2 for breakfast. All food must be consumed on site.
Local FFA members were among the 83 Kansas students awarded $1,000 Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough scholarships during the third session of the 85th annual Kansas FFA State Convention on Thursday, May 30.
Brian Fry, Engineering Technician Senior for the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), will retire on June 1 after 13 ½ years of valued service to the State of Kansas. As an Engineering Technician Senior in the Great Bend KDOT Office, Fry was lead inspector on numerous highway construction projects in Barton, Pawnee, Rice, Rush, and Stafford Counties. After retirement from KDOT, Fry plans to continue working in another area of employment.