A free one-hour program, "Let's Talk Zoo," will start at noon Tuesday at Brit Spaugh Zoo.
The world's longest running phantom is taking off his mask and heading back in time. Best known for his decade-long portrayal of the lead role in the Tony Award-winning musical, "The Phantom of the Opera," Franc D'Ambrosio will showcase his newest creation, "I'll Be Seein' Youz: A Bronx Boy's Musical Perspective of World War II," when he performs for the Golden Belt Community Concert Association at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Great Bend ...
Great Bend Police A search warrant was executed at 9:23 a.m. Thursday at Credit Union of America, 4708 10th St. A shoplifting was reported at Walmart and a notice to appear (NTA) in municipal court was served. A known person allegedly shoplifted a $2.99 bowl of fruit from Love's Country Store, 1221 10th St., on Oct. 27 and on Thursday store officials decided to press charges. An NTA was served. A vehicle driven by Cody ...
BY TRIBUNE STAFF Three people were injured in a collision at 3:26 p.m. Thursday on K-4 at NW 90 Ave., 1 mile north of Olmitz. Kansas Highway Patrol reports Cassidy James Moos, 18, of Olmitz, was in a southbound Buick on NW 90 Ave. and failed to stop at the stop sign. An eastbound Chevrolet truck pulling a Titan trailer, driven by Raul Rivas-Cruz, 45, Great Bend, hit the car and entered the southeast ditch, ...
HUTCHINSON - Beach J. "Jeff" O'Neal, 71, died Nov. 7 at Hospice House in Hutchinson. Born Aug. 19, 1942, in Nevada, Mo., he was the son of Jefferson and Tressa Opperman O'Neal.
Isom T. "Terry" Wright, 78, died Friday, Nov. 8, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. He was born July 27, 1935, at Great Bend, the son of Isom V. and Eda I. (Riggen) Wright.
WICHITA - Douglas Dean Rosenberg, age 65, of Wichita went to be with the Lord on Nov. 9, 2013, after a three year battle with cancer. He was born to Verlyn and Lillian Rosenberg June 14, 1948, at Phillipsburg.
Friday, Nov. 8 1:37 a.m. - Officers assisted deputies at 900 block of Carroll 3:33 a.m. - A disturbance was reported at 400 block of W. 2nd Thursday, Nov. 7 7:41 a.m. - Fuel was stolen at 500 block of W. 12th 10:33 a.m. - A welfare check was performed at 12th and Toles 3:48 p.m. - Fuel was stolen at the 500 block of Edwards 3:50 p.m. - A vehicle lockout was reported at ...
The Bridge contractor Bridges Inc. of Newton will begin bridge repairs to the Ellinwood bridge, located on SE 105th Ave. (south of Ellinwood) over the Arkansas River on Wednesday. The bridge will have a maximum width of 12 feet, be limited to one lane of traffic, and flaggers will control the traffic. The bridge will be open to two lane traffic at night.
Approximately 105 calls for service and 77 Officer initiated calls were received for the month of October.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School's Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Club is promoting safety for teen drivers. Sept. 19 was the national day to sign up for "Don't text and drive."
ELLINWOOD - Three new novels in the Tiger's Curse series: "Tiger's Quest," "Tiger's Voyage" and "Tiger's Destiny," all by Colleen Houck. In "Tiger's Quest," Kelsey battles immortal sea monkeys, and treks the jungle of India, all and while falling in love in Ren, a 300-year-old prince. In "Tiger's Voyage," Kelsey must embark on another voyage, this time to find Durga's Black Pearl Necklace, and free her beloved Red from both the tiger's curse and his ...
Ellinwood City Council to hold special meeting ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Nov. 11. On the agenda is a study session. Ellinwood holiday trash schedule announced ELLINWOOD - There will be no trash pickup on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11 in Ellinwood. Trash will be picked up on Tuesday and Thursday on the east side and Wednesday and Friday on the west side.
American Legion will sponsor fish fry Friday LARNED - The Larned American Legion Post will sponsor a fish fry with mountain oysters from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at 115 E. 7th. The fundraiser will be donated for building maintenance and repair. Veterans' breakfast Monday LARNED - The Larned American Legion Post will sponsor a free breakfast for veterans and their spouses from 7 to 9 a.m. Monday at 115 E. 7th. Eggs, bacon, sausage, ...
Dear Editor, Just a reminder that Veterans Day is next Monday, November 11, so please fly the FLAG in honor of all who have fought for our freedom. The colors in the flag are interpreted as expressing the very character of our nation. The Continental Congress of 1777 declared that the white stars in a field of blue shall represent a "new constellation". George Washington described the white in the Flag as symbolizing our desire ...
"Quilts of Valor" are heirloom quilts sewn with comforting and healing hands to show their compassion for our veterans who have served our country valiantly and with great hardship to themselves but only thinking of their country and how they can best serve. Presenting the "Quilts of Valor," on Veterans Day was the local representative, Sandra Vink of Great Bend, assisted by Helen Hullman of St. John and Shannon Royer of Otis.
Donald and Lilly Penka will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a Come and Go Reception from 3 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 30 at the Best Western Angus Inn. Hosts for the event will be their children and families, Michele, Delbert, Sarah and Samantha Smith; Matt, Christi, Lauren, Blake, and Dru Penka; and Melissa, Ashley, and Braden Sides.
Angela Humphrey and Christopher Beck were united in marriage on Sept. 21, at the Immaculate Conception Church in Claflin with Father Robert Schremmer officiating. Parents of the couple are Gary and Linda Humphrey of Bison and Allan and Anne Beck of Claflin. The bride was escorted by her father.
Dan Altman of Orlando, Fla. and Kristine Mathers Altman of Maitland, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Staci Altman, to Steve Nekic, son of Debbi and Frank Nekic of St. Joseph, Mich. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Darlene Mathers of Great Bend, and the late Robert R. Mathers.
Red and Jean Peevyhouse will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Nov. 30 with a Come and Go Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Central Baptist Church, Lakin and Harrison, in Great Bend. The public is invited to attend.
Paul and Nancy Jones, of Hays, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Nov. 27, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. with their children, Paul Weston and Elodie Jones, Matthew and Shelley Jones, and Jarrod and Stacey Jones and grandchildren. The couple was united in marriage on Nov. 27, 1963 at The Evangelical United Brethren Church in LaCrosse.
Author Diana Webster announces the release of her new family novel, "The Parent," which helps parents examine their own relationships with their children.
The following meals will be served Nov. 25 and Nov. 26. The secondary schools also have available daily: Main dish second choices, chef's salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.
C&V Home Improvement has been serving Central and Western Kansas for over 35 years. Since 2011, the growing company has been under the ownership of Matt Hoisington. When founder Dennis Carson sold his business to Hoisington, the two worked to move the company's headquarters from Ellinwood to Great Bend, with an office at 2407 10th Street. After two years of continual growth, C&V Home Improvement once again needed room to expand. In October, they hosted ...
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
Jordyn Buntain, Great Bend, is a candidate to receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree at Washburn University commencement exercises at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 13 in Lee Arena, Petro Allied Health Center. Graduates will also be honored during a recognition and pinning ceremony at 3:30 p.m. the same day at White Concert Hall.