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.
WAKEENEY - Donald Wayne (Don) Dietz, 81, died June 18, 2011 at Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital in WaKeeney.
LARNED - Darlene G. Carter, 87, died June 15, 2011 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. She was born Dec. 30, 1923, near Hill City, the daughter of Ivan and Hazel Stephen Ginther. A resident of Larned since 2002, previously of Great Bend, she was a homemaker. On Feb. 2, 2002, she married Harold D. Carter, in Great Bend. He survives. Mrs. Carter was of the Baptist faith. Other survivors include two sons, Darwin W. Brown, ...
LACROSSE - Bertha A. Oliverius, 95, died June 18, 2011 at the Rush County Nursing Home in LaCrosse.
Joseph M. Hickel ELLINWOOD - Joseph M. Hickel, 81, died June 20, 2011 at the Ellinwood District Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood.
ALDEN - Doris May McCullah Fair, 91, died June 13, 2011 in Federal Way, Wash. She was born Feb. 7, 1920 in Mariposa County, Calif, the daughter of John D. and Mary G. Swope McCullah. On Aug. 23, 1941, she married Harry Eugene (Gene) Fair near Alden. He died on Nov. 14, 1973. She attended San Jose State College where she was a member of the Black Masque Honorary. In 1973, she graduated from Kansas ...
CUSHING, Okla. - Gary L. Cook, 72, of Cushing, Okla., went to be with his heavenly Father on June 18, 2011.
The Barton County Sheriff's Office received multiple calls related to high winds Friday morning. A wheat truck's brakes were not engaged and the wind blew the truck into a house at 214 Jackson St. at 6:34 a.m. Wind damage to a power line pole on North U.S. 281 and NW 160 Road was reported at 8:03 a.m. Midwest Energy was contacted. Hoisington Fine Department also responded, due to smoke coming ...
Great Bend Police Motorist Stephanie Morrison was eastbound on 10th St. at 12:31 p.m. Friday when a vehicle driven by Ronald Miller pulled out in front of her. Both vehicles were towed following the collision. Theft of a stereo from a vehicle at 1809 Eighth St. was reported Friday; the reporting party said neighbors also had their vehicles broken into. Motorist Brent Haberman was westbound on 16th St. at 5:10 p.m. ...
May 19 Jason R. Brown, theft, trial July 7 Jody H. Cottrell, speeding 37/20, failed to appear Jody H, Cottrell, driving while suspended, failed to appear Daniel J. Crowe, theft, trial July 21 Anthony C. Denning, CDTP, dismissed Melissa J. Heinzman, theft, trial July 7 Jason A. Lesage, no proof insurance, trial July 7 Jason Lesage, basic speed rule, trial July 7 Kelly J. Polzin, ...
Five experts in the field of nutrition and baking will offer free educational seminars during the second National Festival of Breads, June 25. The Educational Seminar session, each which last about 45 minutes, begin at 9 a.m. at the Airport Hilton Inn, 2098 Airport Road, Wichita. The seminar is free and open to the public.
Linda Marmie of Chapter DU, JanBonine of Chapter IV, Becky Hill of Chapter HR and Margie Nairn of chapter FS, were among more than 250 delegates who attended the 109th annual convention of Kansas State Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, June 3-5, in Wichita. The theme for the convention was "Destination P.E.O." Kansas State Chapter President Jeanette Mooney of Chapter JB, Paola, presided.
The Zeta Gamma chapter of Epsilon Alpha International met at the Elks Club for Installion of Officers and dinner.
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?