Eight interior design students from Fort Hays State University traveled to Denver, Colo., recently for the annual Parade of Homes.
BEVERLY HILLS - God bless America, and how's everybody? President Obama gave McDonald's a health care waiver Friday despite Michelle's crusade against fast food. He's cheating on her Healthy Eating Initiative. Last night she came upstairs to the living quarters and caught him in bed with a corn dog. White House advisor David Axelrod accused Fox News of fanning rumors Obama wasn't born in the U.S. The issue's already settled. Last week investigators were able ...
Who is that masked superhero zoooming across the country on treacherous adventures to save the Democratic damsel?
Things could start getting sorted out in the NFC Least, uh, East, this Sunday as all four teams in the league's most disappointing group play nondivisional games.
No. 19 South Carolina 35, No. 1 Alabama 21 COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - There will be new a No. 1 team in the country. The Heisman Trophy race got a shake-up, too. Stephen Garcia threw three touchdown passes, two to Alshon Jeffrey, and Marcus Lattimore scored three times as 19th-ranked South Carolina stunned top-ranked Alabama 35-21 on Saturday. The defending national champion Crimson Tide had won 19 straight games - including last week's 31-6 rout ...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress said he has talked with Brett Favre about an NFL investigation into allegations that he sent racy photos to a former game hostess while he played for the New York Jets.
Thursday's results BV North 38, BV Southwest 21 Shawnee Mission East 18, Olathe Northwest 13 Shawnee Mission West 55, Lawrence 21 Wichita West 28, Wichita North 20 Friday's results Abilene 27, Marysville 21 Andale 35, Circle 0 Andover Central 49, Campus 7 Ashland 64, Rolla 6 Baileyville 28, Hanover 21 (OT) Basehor-Linwood 39, Shawnee Mill Valley 34 Baxter Springs 50, SE-Cherokee 6 Beloit 55, SE-Saline 26 Bishop Miege 42, BV West 28 Blue Valley 55, ...
CLAFLIN - Larry Gene Garrett, 60, died Oct. 7 at his home in Claflin. He was born July 25, 1950, at Forrest City, Ark., the son of Carlton Daniel and Luna Winona (Beard) Garrett. He married June Agnes Arends on Feb. 27, 1975, at Great Bend. A Claflin resident since 1974, coming from Schell City, Mo., he was a self-employed truck driver.
WICHITA - Nicholas Ryan Reichuber, 23, passed away Oct. 8 in Wichita. He was born July 20, 1987, in Crystal City. Mo. He graduated from WTI in computer networking.
Ms. Cynthia Barnes, 53, of Charlotte, N.C., passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sept. 16. She was born on April 23, 1957, in Great Bend, the only daughter of Christian and Rosalie Peters Leiker. She graduated from Great Bend High School after receiving her elementary education at Holy Family Grade School. She then proceeded to earn her bachelor's degree from Fort Hays State University in Hays. Cynthia also earned a master's degree ...
CLAFLIN - Anthony (Tony) Albert Hoffman, 82, died Oct. 7 at Golden Living Center in Wilson. Born Dec. 9, 1927, in rural Claflin, he was the son of Anton and Winifred (Dolechek) Hoffman. He graduated in 1945 from Claflin High School, and attended Wichita State University, was a member of ROTC, and the University of Kansas. On June 1, 1950, he married Caroline Birzer in Hoisington. A lifetime resident of rural Claflin, he was ...
Great Bend Police A $10 gas skip at 1315 10th St. was reported Thursday afternoon. A vehicle driven by Catherine Luenberger was northbound in the 2300 block of Washington at 3:12 p.m. Thursday and rear-ended a vehicle driven by Audra Nuckolls that was stopped in traffic. A hit-and-run vehicle struck a sign at 3519 10th St., it was reported Thursday. Great Bend Fire Department A mattress, magazines ...
This year's rules for youth, adult and high school basketball will be approved when the Great Bend Recreation Commission's board of directors meets at 4 p.m. Monday at the Carl Soden Recreation Center, 1214 Stone St. Other items on the agenda include information on fall program enrollment and information on a commission appointment.
Lorrie Hollaway will talk about her trip to Haiti with the Star of Hope in a free program at 1 p.m. Friday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. She will describe her tour of the schools and taking supplies to the town of Hess. This is an informational session on the current culture in Haiti.
Jimmy D. Allen, speeding 16 mph over, $234.50 Karen K. Andrulis, seat belts (18 and older), defective wiper/obstructed windshield, $121 Javier Avila-Gonzalez, improper stop/stand/park on road, $111 Jaime Ayala Jr., driving while suspended/revoked, defective wiper/obstructed windshield, loud music from vehicle, seat belts (18 and older), $421 Adam Joseph Bellender, improper stop/stand/park on road, unnecessary spinning of tires, $136 Brian D. Berends, follow too close, $111 Christina R. Bieberle, ...
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.
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