Dear Editor, Did you hear? It has been on TV and in several of the largest newspapers and magazines. Stephen Hawking, the famed, wheelchair-bound, British theoretical physicist, who suffers the physically debilitating motor neurone disease, has pronounced his verdict on an afterlife: it is a "fairy story for people afraid of death." When death comes, that's it; nothing more. Well now, that should settle the matter once and for all. For many it does. After ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kevin Durant knows all about how the Oklahoma City Thunder have been tabbed as the NBA's team of the future during a meteoric rise from league laughingstock to title contender.
DALLAS (AP) - For five years, Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry have lived with the regret of letting an NBA championship slip away.
CPI and Vintage Wheels Car Club will host the fifth annual Relay for Life Car Show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 4, in the CPI Qualified Plan Consultant parking lot, 1809 24th St. Registration starts at 9 a.m. The cost to register a vehicle is $10 prior to June 4 or $15 at the event. According to Valerie Locke at CPI, there will be fun features for ...
The Great Bend Public Library, 1409 Williams St., will be showing free movies next week. The monthly afternoon children's movie will be shown at 3 p.m. Friday, June 3. In this movie, The Little Engine (voice of Alyson Stoner) must face her fears and leave Dreamland in order to deliver toys to the children of the world. The feature-length adventure includes the vocal talents of Whoopi Goldberg, Jamie Lee Curtis, Corbin ...
Enrollment is open for Barton Community College's summer workshops. Four of Barton's eight summer workshops, Word, Excel, Photoshop for Digital Painting and Dreamweaver, will be offered in late June and July. To enroll in these workshops, contact Janet Kirmer, 620-792-9294 or 1-866-813-2460. Barton business computer management instructor Deanna Stevens will teach Word and Excel. Word is offered from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 21. Participants will gain tips and techniques ...
Barton Community College will offer a Certified Medication Aide Update to provide CMAs with continuing education and a review of medications and delivery styles. The class will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 21 and 22, in the college's Learning Resource Center, L-136. Instructor is Linda Runge. Pre-registration is required and students must make pre-payment for the class prior to the first class session. ...
The Young Swedish Singers, a 34-member gospel singing group from Hässleholm, Skåne, Sweden, will appear in concert at Trinity Lutheran Church, 24th and Adams, in Great Bend, at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 19. The group's tour includes stops in Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and Iowa.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made four ambulance runs on Wednesday and checked a gas smell in the area of Third and Hickory. Barton County Sheriff's Office A car hit a turkey on NW 100 Road at NW 120 Ave. during the storm on Tuesday. Great Bend Police Wednesday reports: Someone entered a vehicle at 1916 Holland St. and took a Tracfone and eight ...
ELLINWOD - The future Eagles Ellinwood Basketball Clinic will be held from 9-11 a.m. on May 31-June 3 at Ellinwood High School. This camp is open to all children who will be in
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood Community/School Library summer hours beginning May 31 are: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. to noon.
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood High School band senior member Nick Espinosa was the recipient of the nationally acclaimed John Philip Sousa Band Award. This award is given to the most outstanding senior band student. It recognizes those young musicians displaying superior musicianship, leadership, dependability, loyalty, cooperation and other qualities of conduct which school instrumental music programs strives to impart.
Larned Police Dept. Larned Police Dept. Thursday, May 26 A suspicious person was reported in the 400 block of W. 12th at 2:04 a.m. Wednesday, May 25 Officers responded to a disturbance in the Corse and 11th at 12:19 a.m. Officers responded to an alarm in the 900 block of Auction Ave. at 2:53 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 1600 block of State Street at 9:05 a.m. Officers assisted with a vehicle ...
"You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you." - C.S. Lewis
Helen Hickel, fail to yield, court costs $55.50
KOC to hold breakfast buffet
ELLINWOOD -"The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey. When waves of beings who only look human overrun the earth, the Earth's last survivors have scattered to stay alive. When Cassie meets Evan Walker, he may be her only hope for rescuing her brother, or even saving herself. But can she trust a stranger in this dangerous world?
Those who donated money and time, and played in the golf tournament collaborated to raise more than $45,000 for local cancer patients. The recent St. Rose Auction & Golf Classic proceeds will benefit the Heartland Cancer Center Patient Care Fund.
The monthly Barton County Historical Society meeting scheduled for Monday evening, Nov. 25, has been canceled.
Rosewood Ranch horse therapy instructor Melinda Suppes took part in a grueling exam last May in Loveland, Colo. She endured four days of a workshop, written testing and field work, all with the goal of becoming a certified instructor with Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International. It wasn't until more than five months later that she learned the results of her exam.
Derek Fredrick thought if the buckets were "poppin' pink" they would draw a lot of attention. And if the results of a recent fundraiser are any indication, he was right.
Touched by Cancer Support Group will depart from its regular schedule in December. The group usually meets each month on the first Tuesdays, from 2-3 p.m., and third Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. at Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland, Great Bend.
Great Bend Fire/EMS