Tired of paying someone else to do your taxes? Barton Community College is here to help with its Personal Income Tax Preparation course, which is scheduled for 12-12:50 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays from January 12 to March 6, 2015.
The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning with National Blood Donor Month in January.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Quarterbacks would be faring a whole lot better against Justin Houston this season if they avoided him as deftly as the Chiefs' star linebacker dodges reporters.
"You've worked for us for 10 years, Johnson, but I'm not sure how to grade you during this year's performance review."
Let's go deep for a second: What's the point of data?
After reading the book "The Snow Tree", Roosevelt Elementary Preschoolers made their own Christmas Snow trees out of ice cream cones, frosting, and candy.
A poem submitted by a reader, Virgil Koler
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Dec. 8 for a regular meeting at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.
By Pawnee Annie
FORT LARNED - Fort Larned National Historic Site will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas Holiday.
LARNED - Larned High School has announced its most recent Student Spotlight selections for December -Colton Massey, Academics; Katelyn Baker, Leadership/Service; Josh East, Fine Arts; Isiah Perez, Athletics
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dixie Kissam Henderson, a 1961 graduate of Larned High School was recently featured in the Kansas City Star giving credit to her efforts in the local film industry.
HONOLULU (AP) - Rashard Kelly grabbed a rebound and put back a short bank shot with 3.8 seconds left Tuesday night as No. 11 Wichita State overcame a sloppy game to beat host Hawaii in overtime and reach the final of the Diamond Head Classic.
Like blaming a rape victim for her "provocative dress," many press pundits blame the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists (and the Danish cartoonists before them) for crossing "red lines," and inviting trouble. In the past few days the small community of American editorial cartoonists have been getting calls from their local media, asking for comments about self-censorship and what subjects we should be forbidden to draw in a free society.
Usually over the period of 12 months, you get an equal balance of good days and bad. On the playground of the cosmos, the scales tend to balance out. But holey moley catfish, seems like last year the good days spent the bulk of recess time hiding behind the equipment shed next to the monkey bars, and the teeter totter hardly moved what with that fat punk-bad days, grounded on his end of the board throwing rocks at squirrels.
Central Kansas Roller Girls are starting their 2nd season and need recruits. Those interested should meet at 7 p.m. on Jan 19, at Skateland, 3101 N Lorraine in Hutchinson. No skating skills needed. Everything will be taught. For more info go to www.facebook.com/CKRollerGirls.
A record number of people participating in the Great Bend Cookie Contest resulted in $610 being donated to the Food Bank of Barton County last Wednesday.
Over the last several years, our nation has left behind decades of energy scarcity and has become a worldwide leader in energy production. We should take full advantage of this unique American moment of global energy leadership. What we need from our elected leaders are smart energy policies that promote our nation's position as a leader in energy production.
LAWRENCE (AP) - Frank Mason III had 16 points and nine rebounds, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 14 points and ninth-ranked Kansas beat No. 24 Oklahoma State 67-57 on Tuesday night to remain perfect in the Big 12.
Even as federal officials are paying more attention to human trafficking, the crime remains the fastest-growing criminal activity in the world.
Andrew J. Cherlin believes the American working class - made up of those with a high school diploma but no college degree - is falling on very hard times - a complicated combination of lack of jobs that provide a wage adequate to support family and cultural changes that include a decline in marriage among all but the college-educated.
It would seems logical to assume that those involved in the creation of social media would encourage its use as a way to stay connected and involved with others.
Kenneth Ray Guthrie, 83, went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 12, 2015, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born Oct. 26, 1931, in Jennings, Okla., he was the son of James H. and Lillie Mae (Casey) Guthrie. On Dec. 27, 1955, he married Verda DeYoung in Palco. A resident of Great Bend since 1962, coming from Hill City and Plainville, he was the owner and operator of Guthrie Trailer Sales Inc., in Great Bend.
"Genealogy Roadshow" returns Jan. 13 for its second season on PBS, and it will feature a group of genealogy experts traveling to New Orleans, Philadelphia and St. Louis to help participants discover their family histories.
Freedom of speech has intensified as a topic of discussion in the wake of the shooting on January 7 at the headquarters of the Paris-based satirical weekly, Charlie Hebdo. The assault, which claimed the lives of 12 people, is assumed to be a response to Hebdo printing caricaturized images of Mohammad, according to the New York Times.