Wilson State Park will hold its annual O.K.KIDS Event on Saturday. O.K.Kids is a program sponsored by Kansas Wildscape. Outdoor Kansas for Kids (O.K.Kids) offers kids and their families an altemative to sedentary lifestyles. It gives children the opportunity to learn about nature and wildlife, and try new outdoor recreation adventures. This year's activities will qualify for Wildlifer Challenge which is another Kansas Wildscape opportunity geared toward promoting the outdoors. Parents should bring cameras and ...
The monthly jam session/pot luck regularly held at the Deines Cultural Center will be held this Sunday, June 19 at 820 N. Main in Russell.
Larned High School Track 7 p.m. - Sharon Boswell, Welcome Relay for Life committee Prayer, Bill Stapleton Flag Color Guard National Anthem, Kayle Mollenkamp Golf carts move to track for survivors Hero of Hope, Debbie Winter Team Introduction/Awards, Dawn Skelton Teams will be announced and asked to move onto the track and pick up any awards and they line up on the grass side of track. Please ...
According to an analysis of 2007 IRS statistics, the average taxpayer residing in New York City's posh Helmsley Building - owned before her death by Leona Helmsley, who once reportedly said that "only the little people pay taxes" - paid only 14.7 percent of his income in federal taxes.
NEW YORK (AP) - NFL employees have had their salaries trimmed by 12 percent since April, and seven teams have instituted pay cuts or furloughs of workers outside the huddle since the owners' lockout of players began March 12, The Associated Press has found in interviews around the league.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The Boston Bruins had waited 39 long years for another drink from the Stanley Cup, and Tim Thomas was awfully thirsty.
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Dallas Mavericks guard DeShawn Stevenson has been arrested for public intoxication.
HOISINGTON - There will be a hamburger/hot dog benefit feed for Mallory Flagor, who has qualified for a national volleyball tournament with her club team, the Kansas Jets.
PRATT - The Great Bend Braves advanced their record to 6-2 after sweeping Pratt on the road on Tuesday.
The Great Bend Chiefs, a 19-and-under American Legion baseball team, travel to Newton on Thursday.
Doris May Fair FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Doris May Fair, 91, died June 13 at Tuscan Adult Family Home in Federal Way, Wash. Survivors and arrangements are pending with Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood.
Dorothy Hannah A memorial service for Dorothy Hannah is scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18 at the Trinity United Methodist Church on Great Bend with Pastor Jeffery Slater presiding. Inurnment will be in the Fairmount Cemetery in Jetmore. Funeral arrangements provided by Beckwith Funeral Home, Jetmore P.O. Box 477 Larned, Ks. 67550 620-285-2121 Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 16, 2011
Barton County Sheriff On Tuesday a woman wanted to know what she could do about a person calling her a liar on Facebook. She was advised to block messages from that person. Great Bend Police Tuesday reports: A bicyclist hit a pedestrian on a sidewalk at 12th and Main at 11:10 a.m. Both had scrapes but no major injuries, and no one was transported for treatment. ...
Whew! I need to catch my breath. I can't keep up with the quickly shifting journalistic conventional wisdom.
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes a project to improve the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway overlook east of Hoisington, the Doonan communications tower replacement project and a Southwst Kansas Area on Aging Board appointment.
LACROSSE - The Meade at LaCrosse Class 2A football playoff game has been postponed from Friday night until 3 p.m. Saturday because of a wintry forecast. LaCrosse (11-0) and Meade (10-1) have met in the playoffs the past three years. Defending state champion Meade beat LaCrosse 34-12 last year. By mid-morning Friday, Meade has received 3 inches of snow. Hugoton reported 5 inches of snow and Seward County reported 4 inches of snow.