Monday, Aug. 8 Officers investigated a disturbance in the 600 block of Toles at 1:35 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 500 block of W. 10th at 10:15 a.m. Officers investigated a disturbance in the 700 block of W. 14th at 2:55 p.m. Officers investigated a parkling complaint in the 500 block of W. 1st at 3:27 p.m. Suspicious activity was reported in the 100 block of W. 1st at 6:10 p.m. Suspicious ...
Tennessee State Rep. Julia Hurley apologized in July and said she would pay for the refinishing of her desk in the legislative chamber after it was revealed that she had carved her initials in it during a January session.
Dear Editor, How to talk to a hard-of-hearing person: It's not hard to spot them. They are the ones with either an intent look on their face (trying to catch every word that's being said) or an indifferent look (feeling left out). When you know the person cannot hear well, talk to them (not at them) face to face. May eye contact. And for Heaven's sake, if they ask you to repeat, please do, and ...
It has been said bad news does not get better over time. I once knew a lady who discovered a lump in her breast, but ignored it until it had metastasized. She finally sought medical help when she reached the point that she could no longer ignore the pain. Initially, denial gave her a brief sense of security, but all the while, the cancer was spreading. I could not help but notice an odd similarity ...
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Sen. John Kerry declared Friday that the news media has an obligation to stop giving airtime to Tea Party representatives. We've learned one thing this year. In Washington the impulse to censor is second only to the impulse to post naked pictures of yourself on Facebook. President Obama ordered the Pentagon Friday to set up a reverse boot camp for soldiers to attend before they leave active ...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Casey Kotchman led off the ninth inning with a home run to lift the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - The Baltimore Ravens have signed veteran running back Ricky Williams to replace Willis McGahee, who they let go days before training camp.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) - DeSean Jackson wants a piece of that money the Philadelphia Eagles have been throwing around. Just don't expect him to turn into T.O.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Joe Paterno was hospitalized and undergoing tests on his right arm and hip after a player ran into the 84-year-old coach during practice.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Tight end Tony Moeaki was removed from the Kansas City Chiefs' physically unable to perform list Monday and participated in the team's morning walkthrough and afternoon practice.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Todd Haley remembers watching Kelly Gregg stuff the Kansas City Chiefs' vaunted rush attack. He has vivid memories of punishing fullback Le'Ron McClain clearing the way for Ray Rice.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made seven ambulance runs Friday, two Saturday and eight Sunday. At 9:51 a.m. Saturday they responded to arching power lines at 119 Locust, and did a stand-by until the power company arrived. At 4:30 p.m. Sunday they responded to 216 Maple, where a smoke alarm was set off by cooking. They also investigated a smoke smell at 5:15 p.m. at 1300 Stone St. ...
A cougar that may be loaned to the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo is coming from Panthera Research. This was reported in a story in the Aug. 5 Great Bend Tribune, but Panthera Research was confused with Panthera Corporation, a nonprofit conservation organization devoted to the world's 37 species of wild cats. Panthera Corporation does not rescue or take in animals of any kind.
Thelma Elaine Hannaford, 75, died Aug. 6 at Promise Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson. Born Feb. 18, 1936, in Agra, she was the daughter of LeRoy and Lois May Mona (Smith) Stockham. On April 1, 1958, she married Calvin Ellwood Hannaford in Oakley. He died on Oct. 20, 1996. A resident of Great Bend since 1966, coming from Colby, she was a homemaker.
LITTLETON, Colo. - Willie Edwin Schultz, 79, died July 7 at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz., surrounded by his wife, children and grandson. Born July 26, 1932, in Russell, he was the son of Alexander David Schultz and Mollie Weimaster Schultz.
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TOPEKA - The Kansas Supreme Court announced Wednesday that Lisa Taylor has been appointed public information director for the Kansas Judicial Branch. Taylor succeeds Ron Keefover, who founded the court's public information office in 1981 and retired in September.
The state's number one librarian will visit the Great Bend Public Library when it holds an open house from noon to 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission, both recreation centers, City Auditorium and Cavanaugh Wellness Center will be closed today through Sunday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours will resume on Monday.
The saying, "A picture is worth 1000 words" is so true. In the case of my four month old grandson, we have a book started. Still nothing compares to actually holding, squeezing his chubby legs, or getting Bob to laugh out loud. As we enter the holiday season, families across the country hardly need a reminder that November 24th through the 30th is designated as National Family Week.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?