KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The previous time Jim Caldwell was part of a midseason swap that made the quarterbacks coach the new offensive coordinator, it resulted in a Super Bowl trip for the Baltimore Ravens.
Matthew and Dena Hiss announce the birth of their twin boys, Ethan John Hiss and Owen Matthew Hiss on Sept. 16, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Ethan weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz. and was 19 in. long. Owen weighted 6 lbs. 11 1/2 oz. and was 20 in. long. They have a 2 year old big brother, Graham Basil Hiss.
Improbable. Impossible. But they did it. The Larned Indians' Evan Skelton scored on a quarterback keeper for a two-point conversion in overtime on Pratt's home field here Friday evening as Larned grabbed a District win to end the season for both teams. The game was played in cool, rainy weather but , surprisingly, there were not a lot of fumbles and miscues.
October 31, 2015|
BY BUDDY TABLER
Special to the Tribune
MANHATTAN (AP) - Will Davis was on the sideline three years ago when Kansas State shattered all preseason expectations and climbed to the top of the Top 25, a feat that the linebacker and his teammates so often credited to coach Bill Snyder's 16 goals for success.
Barton Community College will continue its Kansas History Snapshot series by featuring "Buffalo Soldiers: An American Legend on the Western Frontier." This presentation by Fort Larned National Historic Site Park Ranger Celeste Dixon will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 in the Library. Catered refreshments will be served.
In celebration of the 100th birthday of The Rifleman, the bronze Civil War sculpture standing in Jack Kilby Square, north of the Barton County Courthouse, a rededication ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. The public is invited to attend this brief program and enjoy refreshments afterwards.
ELLSWORTH - Blanche Rose (Jiricek) Woodmansee, 92, passed away Oct. 29, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Society in Ellsworth. Born March 2, 1923, in Ellsworth County, she was the daughter of Anna (Krizek) and Carl Urbanek. On Jan. 1, 1940, she married Stephen Jiricek in Ellsworth. On June 2, 1989, she married Harvey Woodmansee in Ellsworth. She was a lifetime resident of Ellsworth County and a homemaker and farmwife.
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. - Joseph (Tony) F. Lane, 73, has followed His Shepherd and His God to His Eternal Home on Oct. 28, 2015, at his home surrounded by family and loved ones. His courageous journey with cancer was an inspiration to all. Tony's legacy is engrained in the character of all the lives he touched. He was the former Chief of Police in Great Bend. He was Castle Rock Chief of Police for 25 years, 50 years in Law Enforcement.
HALSTEAD - Dorothy E. Dick, 88, died Oct. 29, 2015, at Halstead. Born Nov. 5, 1926, in Mt. Hope, she was the daughter of Henry and Estella Blasi Rohling. On Nov. 23, 1948, she married Leonard Dick at Garden Plain. He died April 27, 2009. A longtime resident of the Zenda community, she was a homemaker and a licensed cosmetologist.
Dianne Cope, 72, died Oct. 29, 2015, at her home in Great Bend. Born Dec. 15, 1942, in Lambert, Miss., she was the daughter of Tommie A. and Frances (Brown) Goodnight. On May 28, 1961, she married Marvin Donald Cope in Great Bend. She was the office manager at Heartland Dermatology and was a seamstress.