. Members of the First Presbyterian Church will offer like-new and gently used books for sale on the morning of Saturday, July 23, as a project to raise money for missions. The sale will take place from 8 a.m. until noon at the church, located at 24th and Washington in Great Bend. Sponsors said there will be a variety of both hardbacks and paperbacks, books for both children ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Trevor Plouffe hit a big two-run homer and Delmon Young had three hits in his return to the lineup to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 8-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA laid off about 114 people over the last two days, planned cost-cutting moves that a league spokesman said Thursday are "not a direct result of the lockout."
NEW YORK (AP) - With time running short to keep the NFL's preseason intact, owners and players got into another long round of labor talks Thursday, trying to break the impasse that has kept the league shut down for four months.
WASHINGTON (AP) - One minute Roger Clemens was on trial for his freedom. Then, on just the second day of testimony, it was suddenly all over and the former baseball star was outside signing autographs for fans.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Lauren Cheney was just 11 during the 1999 World Cup, watching from the stands and imagining what it would be like to be on that field with Mia Hamm and Michelle Akers and Julie Foudy and Brandi Chastain.
WAKEENEY - Laverne "Bunny" Tomanek, 78, died July 12, 2011 at Via Christi-St. Francis Hospital, Wichita.
WICHITA - Viola M. Bennett, 85, died July 14, 2011 at Catholic Care Center, Wichita. She was born November 8, 1925 at Odin, the daughter of Andrew and Stephania (Zorn) Kirmer. She married Ray G. Bennett October 5, 1948 at Dubuque, Kansas. He died March 6, 1982. She was a homemaker and a Wichita resident for 12 years, coming from the Hoisington and Dorrance area. She was a former member of St. Catherine Catholic Church, ...
CUSHING, Okla. - Charlene Ann Tannahill was born on Aug. 21, 1935 in Pawnee, Okla., to Charley R. Tannahill and Dorothy I. Reaves Tannahill. She passed from this life on June 19, at Linwood Nursing Home in Cushing, Okla., having reached the age of 75 years, 9 months, and 28 days. She moved to Cushing, Okla. from Great Bend in October of 1978. She was a retired registered nurse.
The annual Big Benefit Auction is sure to be a spicy-hot ticket this August with a theme of "Salsa & Sombreros." Those tickets go on sale Monday, July 18.
Saturday, July 16 1:30 p.m. - 4-H Cat and Hand Pet Show, Larned Health Care, Living Center 7:30 p.m. - Demolition Derby Sunday, July 17 1 p.m. - 4-H and Open Family Trap Shoot Monday, July 18 5:30 p.m. -Set up J.A. Haas Building, Livestock Barn and Community Center Tuesday, July 19 5 p.m. - Pawnee County Community Dog Show (Fun Event), Community Center Stage 6 p.m. - 4-H Dog Show, Community Center Stage Wednesday, ...
The Pawnee County 4-$ fashion Review was held Tuesday in Larned at the J.A. Haas Building and the Larned Community Center.
Screening to be offered Friday LARNED - The Sunflower Early Education Center is sponsoring free developmental screenings for all children, birth through two years of age from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church, 701 Main Street in Larned. For information or a screening appointment, call 1-800-692-4087 or 620-792-4807 Laotian speaker scheduled Monday LARNED - Kenton Kersting, originally from the Kinsley-Offerle area, will share his experience as a volunteer teacher in ...
The Montana House of Representatives passed a tough drunk-driving bill to combat the state's high DUI rate, but it came over the objection of Rep. Alan Hale (and later, Sen. Jonathan Windy Boy).
"Mr. Putin, tear down this movie poster!" That's what I wanted to declare when I learned that three countries (Russia, Ukraine and South Korea) will not be using the full name of the upcoming motion picture "Captain America: The First Avenger" – instead advertising just the watered-down "First Avenger" portion. (To avoid opening ANOTHER can of worms, I won't list the nations that are advertising the film as "Captain Sugar Daddy: The First Cash Cow." ...
Hoisington NHS inducts new members
HOISINGTON - Sonja Dee Ritter, 49, died Nov. 21, 2013, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. She was born May 4, 1964, at Larned, the daughter of Raymond Lee and Patricia J. (Freeburg) Hanken.
Lending an ear to a person takes on a new meaning when it is part of the E.A.R.S. program. "Everyone Able to Read through Sharing," is a program that was created over 10 years ago through the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
Last week, when Bill Clinton said President Obama should allow people to keep their health-insurance coverage - an early attempt to distance Hillary and himself from ObamaCare - I began to worry that the Clintons may be serious about another run at the White House.
"The holiday turkey sure looks grand this year," Dick Cheney said. "Why don't we go around the table and say what we're thankful for?"