The Kansas Bandmasters Association has announced that Sarah (Reif) Bricker, formerly of Hoisington, is the recipient of the 2011 Outstanding Young Bandmaster Award. The award is presented annually by Phi Beta Mu and the Kansas Bandmasters Association to a young director who has taught for less than seven years. She will be recognized on July 15 during the annual Kansas Bandmasters Association Convention in Wichita.
The city of Hoisington plans to spray for mosquitoes on Thursday and Saturday, weather permitting. The city will spray periodically and will not always be able to specify a date or time, according to a news release from the city. Weather conditions will also affect spraying times.
Larned Police Dept. Tuesday, June 21 Officers investigated a stalking order violation in the 600 block of W. 17th at 3:04 a.m. Monday, June 20 A suspicious vehicle was reported in the 1300 block of Broadway at 12:56 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance in the 600 block of Edwards at 2:15 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 500 block of W. 3rd at 10:30 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the ...
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Alliance Insurance Group, 2120 16th Street, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Ken Schwamborn with greeters John Sullivan and Robert Rugan. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
FORT RILEY - The third annual Fort Riley Wounded Warrior golf scramble, which was scheduled for Friday at Custer Hill Golf Course, has been postponed.
CLAFLIN - Judith A. Stevenson, 71, died June 19, 2011 at Great Bend Regional Hospital.
John A. Schremmer 1913 - 2011 BEAVER - John A. Schremmer, 97, died June 19, 2011 at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond, Mo. He was born Dec. 31, 1913 in Beaver, the son of Alois and Caroline (Frenzl) Schremmer. On Oct. 19, 1936, he married Marie T. Hlavaty in Olmitz. She died on Aug. 24, 2002. A long-time resident of Beaver and Gorham, he was a retired farmer. Mr. Schremmer was a member ...
Dear Editor, In forum letters these past months, I have provided report information from Economic Modeling Specialists Inc., which conducted an independent evaluation of Barton Community College last fall and winter. The study focused on four perspectives to measure Barton's worth to its community. Of all the perspectives, social value provides the greatest far-reaching significance to our community because the college provides public goods that benefit the community-at-large in so many ways. Would you be ...
Dear Editor, I am writing to say thank you to the Tribune and specifically Dale Hogg. In Friday's paper he wrote a great editorial about gossip and what it takes to get your name in the newspaper. Having served in public office and putting myself in the public eye I have had my name in the newspaper on several occasions, not always with someone singing my praises. In fact many of the things written about ...
Dear Editor, This is a reminder that the Great Bend Military Moms will soon be packing the next shipment of care packages for soldiers. If you know of anyone currently serving in the war zones, please get their current military address to me as soon as possible. It will be kept confidential. We will send them a box loaded with snacks, food, gum, drink mixes, games, DVDs, CDs, books, toys, personal care items, and lots ...
A tank and several armored vehicles with dozens of SWAT officers and a bomb robot rolled into a generally quiet Phoenix neighborhood this spring, startling the residents.
DODGE CITY - The Golden Belt Swim Squad took first place for third straight time this season, this time at the meet in Dodge City on Saturday.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Back on one of tennis' top stages, Venus Williams cut a familiar figure Monday at Wimbledon, from her latest original, somewhat-see-through outfit to her trademark booming serves and aggressive groundstrokes.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Concluding a news briefing about Albert Pujols' injury that killed the mood at Tony La Russa's charity golf event, the St. Louis Cardinals manager let down his guard.
WINFIELD - Harriet Irene Scott Richardson, 96, died June 19, 2011, at Cumbernauld Village in Winfield.
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?"