Dear Editor, I wish to thank the Claflin Ambulance Service for their good, dependable group. I had an emergency a few nights ago at midnight and they were here to transport me to the hospital in a few minutes. Good job, EMTs! Thanks. Elsie M. Clowers, Claflin
Dear Editor, To the fine citizens of Great Bend: I would like wholeheartedly to thank you for the write-in support I received for the USD 428 school board position. Though I am disappointed to not be a part of the official workings of my children's school, I am not discouraged. God willing I will try again in two years. Unfortunately, after the election I learned that there was some misinformation as to why I was ...
JV TRACK & FIELD At Ellinwood Tuesday BOYS Team standings 1. Ellinwood, 145; 2. Great Bend, 138; 3. St. John, 126; 4. Lyons, 48; 5. Smoky Valley, 22; 6. Hoisington, 20; 7. Chase, 19; 8. Claflin, 15; 9. Larned, 10. Individual results 100-meter dash - 1. Ringering, Ellinwood, 11.43; 2. D. Blair, Great Bend, 11.75; 3. O. Ramirez, St. John, 12.08. 200 dash - 1. Ringering, Ellinwood, 24.42; 2. Oglesbee, Ellinwood, 25.74; 3. Reynolds, Great ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The locked-out NFL players don't want to go back to collective bargaining with the league. They have now made a move to allow their former union boss to be present if court-supervised talks take place between the two sides.
BOSTON (AP) - Russell Martin hit two of New York's four homers and the Yankees rebounded for a 9-4 win over Boston on Saturday, one day after becoming the only team to lose to the Red Sox this season.
RUSSELL - Hoisington High School and Larned attended the Russell track and field invitational on Thursday.
ARKANSAS CITY - The Barton Community College track and field team opened the 2011 outdoor season at Arkansas City on April 2-3 at the Cowley Tiger Invitational.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Prosecutors were down to their last chance, and possibly losing the case.
It was a very windy day at the Lawson-Biggs Field as the Barton Community College Cougars faced the Cloud County Thunderbirds in a doubleheader on Saturday.
Spurs 111, Jazz 102 SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Richard Jefferson scored 20 points and the San Antonio Spurs began resting up with the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference secured, beating the Utah Jazz 111-102 on Saturday night. The Spurs (61-19) have two games left and are 1½ games ahead of Chicago for the NBA's best record. DeJuan Blair had 12 points starting in place of Antonio McDyess, who got the night off. Coach ...
LYONS - Lyons High School hosted a track and field invitational on Friday. For the girls, Larned took first place with a score of 105. Quivira Heights scored 98 take third place and Claflin finished in fifth place with 77 points. Quivira Heights took third place in the boys competition with 102 points. Larned came in fourth place with 62 points and Claflin ended the day in seventh place with 17. PREP TRACK & FIELD ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Unwilling to face another drug ban, Manny Ramirez is leaving baseball and is at peace with his decision while the sport confronts the specter of steroids again.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - It was a roar that defines the Masters, so loud it startled even Tiger Woods.
DETROIT (AP) - Bruce Chen baffled the Detroit Tigers for most of the afternoon, and when someone finally hit a ball hard, his fielders were there to halt a promising rally.
LARNED - Jordaan Memorial Library's Book Club will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Cummins Room. The April theme is "Embracing the Outdoors."
"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.