Larned calendar Wednesday-Larned Junior Golf Signup, Larned Country Club, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday-Pawnee County Health Department Lab Day, 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday-LHS Class of 1951 Reunion, Glory Be, 7th and Broadway, Call Katherine George 285-7478; Barbara Bland 285-6018. May 31-Boy Scout Signup, K-4th grade, 701 Main Street, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 25-Finals Block 1, 2; LHS Athletic Activity Awards at LMS, 1 p.m.; LHS Athletic Banquet at Community Center, 6:30 p.m.
Walter and Joyce Disque of Claflin will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on May 28 at the American Legionin Holyrood. Hosts for the event will be their children, Mark and Kelly Disque of Wylie, Texas, Doug Disque and Jacquie of Great Bend and Sheri Girard and Joey of Claflin; grandchildren, Adam Disque of Lubbock, Texas, Brendan Disque and Kaitlyn Disque, both of Wylie, Texas, Malia Disque and Jessica ...
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Kansas Wetlands Education Center, 592 NE 156 Highway, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Robert Ruigan with greeters Randy Bahe and Erin Powers. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
All students enrolled in Unified School District 428 drivers education must meet at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 1., in the Great Bend High School auditorium. At this time, driving instructors will assign driving times and driving partners. This will take approximately one hour to an hour and a half.
Larned Police Dept. Tuesday, May 24 Officers responded to an alarm in the 1000 block of Broadway at 1:20 a.m. Suspicious activity was reported in the 200 block of W. 17th at 5:51 a.m. Monday, May 23 Officers investigated a criminal damage to property in the 500 block of W. 5th at 9:31 a.m. Officers investigated a hit-and-run accident in the 300 block of W. 14th at 2:31 p.m. Officers investigated a theft report in ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Trailing by 15 points with only 5 minutes to play in one of the NBA's rowdiest arenas, the Dallas Mavericks were just wishing and hoping for the best.
Washington, D.C., resident Nicole Pugh, arriving at her polling station in November with the sole intention of casting a vote for mayor, noticed a line on the ballot asking her choice for Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner, even though no candidates were listed.
Dear Editor, Just because someone is working for good doesn't mean his intentions are right. Glenn Beck has revealed his religious hand and has been found to be holding a full-house built upon an antichrist spirit. Glenn believes that he is doing a good work joining together leaders from many different religions in a "Black Robe Brigade" to bring about peace and a religious America. What he is doing, in an attempt to unite people ...
Dear Editor, Isn't it truly amazing that the city could stall of on doing anything at all at Broadway and Harrison - for years! - and then decide to tear up the intersection, interrupt local traffic, just one week before school gets out for the year? And since they are too cheap to put up stop lights, why can't they at least put put up four-way stop signs? I have yet to hear a good ...
Dear Editor, While running for office, President Obama promised that if elected, he would get us off OPEC oil within 10 years. Two years are gone and we still don't have a plan. In fact, there is some evidence that we're going in the wrong direction. In July, 2010, we imported 388 million barrels of oil. That's the single largest import month since President Obama was inaugurated. The NAT GAS Act will create jobs, clean ...
MIAMI (AP) - All the Chicago Bulls say they need to do now is something they've already managed 71 times this season, more than any other team in the league.
EMPORIA - The St. John High School boys' golf team took sixth place in the team standings, led by a sixth-place finish by Bryce Garner at the Class 1A state golf meet at Emporia Municipal Golf Course.
SALINA - Larned High School's Tague Conrad tied for 11th place at the Class 3A state golf meet at Salina Municipal Golf Course.
TOPEKA - Fighting a two-hour, 40-minute lightning and tornado delay, the Great Bend High School girls' swim team had two state qualifiers make it to Saturday's finals of the Class 5-1A state meet.
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The Great Bend Sports Complex will host the 2014 baseball and softball championships of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.
The Kansas Lottery is restructuring its field staff in order to provide better service to lottery players and retailers, and increase sales and transfers to the state. As part of the restructuring, the Lottery will close its Great Bend office. The last day the office is open to the public will be December 13, 2013.
ELLINWOOD - Owned by Ann Christiansen, Annie Mae's, 518 E. Santa Fe has opened in Ellinwood. The former John Henry's now also serves breakfast and has takeout and delivery in Ellinwood.
Looking for that unique holiday gift? How about a one of a kind piece of jewelry? The Kansas Wetlands Education Center is offering a make and take beaded jewelry class from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. They'll make two different bracelets using seed beads. Once you learn how simple it is to create your own jewelry, you'll be hooked. There is a $5 materials fee for the class. All materials will be provided. Call ...
Preparation for the Russell Area Artists Exhibit at the Deines Cultural Center has begun. The exhibit will run from Jan. 10 through Feb. 7th. The show is open to any adult artist within a 60-mile radius of Russell.
"I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you," declared Nietzsche.
In 2006 I came up against a holiday deadline crunch, so I turned my column over to Turpy, the beloved eight-year-old Golden Retriever/Chow mix who had turned up at our doorstep as a puppy.