SAN ANTONIO - Tony Parker, along with all of San Antonio, really, spent a restless night worrying about a gimpy right hamstring that hampered him in Game 3 of the NBA Finals and threatened the momentum the Spurs seized with a drubbing of the Miami Heat.
LARNED - Making decisions to produce a winning major league baseball team is so easy, why don't all of these general managers do it? The Brass of the Kansas City Royals made George Brett the hitting coach and VOILA! The Royals reel off a six-game winning streak. It's so easy. World Series here we come!
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, & Tourism is currently accepting updates and listings for Official Kansas Visitors Guide. The guide is an annual publication and will features digital, mobile, and tablet editions to keep pace with the changing travel planning habits of Kansas visitors.
Gambino's Pizza of Great Bend, 1309 Main, recently launched a website, www.getgambinos.com. It features restaurant information, coupon pages and an online ordering tool. Customers can plan ahead for any take-out or delivery orders from the convenience of a computer or mobile device. Orders may also be placed by calling 620-603-6272.
As soon as the news of the tornado in Moore, Okla., began to break, the folks at J.S. Ventures Inc., an Applebee's franchise operating out of Wichita, began to develop a plan to help. The Great Bend restaurant at 3209 10th St. is participating in a fundraiser.
John Jacobs' Next Generation Power Force will put on two shows at First Assembly of God Church in Great Bend on Sunday, June 16. Performances will take place during services at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., and are free to attend. The church is located at 601 S. Patton Road.
Surrendered Family Ministries invite will host a Prairie Fire meeting starting at 5 p.m. this Saturday, June 15, at the Barton County Courthouse Square in downtown Great Bend. This full gospel gathering features speaker Jean Ann DiBenedetto with Go Ye Ministries.