Dear Editor, Pray for the peace of Jerusalem - Psalm 122: 6. Pray also for Prime Minister Natanyahu and that God will give him the wisdom he needs in making the many important decisions he must make in governing God's chosen people in the land of Israel today. The UN this September intends to unilaterally and officially proclaim a Palestinian State. This involves giving them the West Bank (Judea and Samaria) and East Jerusalem, making ...
Dear Editor, I would like to give a great big thank you to the Great Bend paramedics, Fire Department and Police Department. Also, a thank you to the fireman from South Dakota who stopped to help. You saved my life when I had an insulin reaction on my way home on June 4. I will be forever in your debt. Thank you, again. Theresa Stanley, Great Bend
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Adam Lind hit a grand slam and Jayson Nix added a three-run homer to power the Toronto Blue Jays to a 9-8 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.
BOSTON (AP) - Just three days after the Bruins staggered back to Boston, they've barged right back into the Stanley Cup finals with two brilliant blowout wins.
NEW YORK (AP) - Whether they are meeting in secret locations or in the middle of Times Square at rush hour, talks between NFL owners and players are a good sign.
Ninth Annual Great Bend Firefighters Run for MDA June 4 results MEN 5K run Overall winner - Don Chaver, 18:08. 0-19 1. Christian Garcia, 18:08; 2. Wyatt Beckman, 18:28; 3. Kyle Schauvliege, 19:13. 20-29 1. Tim Seybert, 20:29; 2. Alex Moyer, 21:35; 3. Ben King, 25:16. 30-39 1. Kyle Stiner, 24:46. Over 50 1. Russel King, 26:01. 10K run Overall winner - Kole Stiner, 42:07. 20-29 1. Nick Taylor, 1:13:10. 30-39 1. Eric Kaiser, 58:03. ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Eric Crouch is giving pro football yet another try. The 2001 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Nebraska is among 70 players participating in a minicamp this week for his hometown Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League. Crouch was a 2002 third-round NFL draft choice of the St. Louis Rams. The Rams projected him as a receiver, and he walked out of training camp and announced his retirement after not being given ...
NEW YORK - Former Duke basketball player Thomas Emma fell from the 12th floor of the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan to his death in an apparent suicide, police said.
DALLAS (AP) - LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have rooms across the hall from one another at Miami's team hotel in Dallas, which was convenient after Game 4 of the NBA finals.
DALLAS (AP) - Repeating the words several times, David Stern made it clear: NBA owners and players are "very far apart" on a new labor deal.
DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat keep taking their NBA Finals games down to the final minute. The difference in the last three games has been a single shot, with each decided three points or less.
DALLAS (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki went home from his latest dramatic performance in the NBA finals, took a shower then slurped some chicken soup and hot tea. After a good night's rest, he returned to work Wednesday still dealing with a slight temperature and the sniffles, so he took it easy.
RUSSELL - Loretta Margaret Ross, 89, of Russell, died June 7 at the Main Street Manor of Russell. Born Dec. 2, 1921, in Dubuque, she was the daughter of J. Henry and Philomena (Eckart) Casey. She graduated from Bunker Hill High School. On June 15, 1943, she married Leo J. Ross in Dubuque. He died on July 6, 1993. She was employed by Russell Regional Hospital for 19 years in medical records. She retired ...
HOISINGTON - Matilda J. (Tillie) Schremmer died June 8 at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood. Born July 5, 1918, in rural Odin, she was the daughter of Fred and Anna (Kirmer) Zorn. On May 23, 1939, she married Walter R. Schremmer at Holy Family Church in Odin. He died March 19, 1980. A longtime resident of Hoisington, coming from the Beaver and Odin area, she was a homemaker. Mrs. Schremmer was ...
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?