NEW YORK (AP) - CC Sabathia pitched like a champion, and the New York Yankees are heading for Texas. A whole lot better than heading home.
Finally, an afternoon home game in Miami. Too bad for the Dolphins it isn't likely to be accompanied by the blistering heat of September that bakes northern visitors.
Some teams are simply doomed from the start, stuck with schedules that give them no hope of having a good seasons.
Never has being No. 1 been more difficult than it was November 1960. Three straight weeks, the top-ranked team in the AP poll lost.
The fall meeting of the Wet/Dry Routes Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association will be at 1:15 p.m. Sunday at Fort Larned National Historic Site. David Clapsaddle, chapter president, will present the program about the "Traveling Trunks." The trunk that accompanies and illustrates Clapsaddle's book for youngsters, "A Long Way to Santa Fe," has been presented in a program at elementary schools in St. John, La Crosse, Larned, Hoisington, Rozel, Jetmore and Pratt, with many more to come. A hamburger-and-trimmings meal will be served Sunday.
Verlin M. Rogers, 97, died Oct. 20 at Larned Healthcare Center, Larned. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Morell Funeral Home, Larned.
Janet S. Brack, 59, of Great Bend, died Oct. 20 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. She was born Feb. 15, 1951, at Maryville, Mo., the daughter of Rolla and Helen (Blacketer) Rankin. She married Greg Brack on July 29, 1992, at Great Bend, after sharing their lives since 1984. She worked for BMI as a claim processor and was a social worker and elementary schoolteacher for many years. Mrs. Brack was a longtime Barton County resident, coming from Norton. She enjoyed knitting, crafts, gardening and her family and friends.
Patricia Rutherford Keil, 86, of Great Bend, died Oct. 19 at Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood. She was born May 17, 1924, at Gardner, Mass., the daughter of Howard and Mary (Rutherford) Browne. She married Luther Calvin Keil on April 21, 1947, at Folkston, Ga. She attended Eastern Nazarene College in Wollaston, Mass., and was on the editing staff. She then attended San Jose State College, receiving honors as a member of Key Club. She was a proofreader for the Escondido, Calif., Times Advocate and a sales clerk at Macy's, and was a homemaker. Mrs. Keil was a Great Bend ...
CLAFLIN - Marvella J. Radenberg, 75, died Oct. 19 at Rice County District Hospital, Lyons. She was born Dec. 26, 1934, at Great Bend, the daughter of Alfred B. and Edith S. (Lebbin) Rusco. Marvella married Glenn Radenberg April 20, 1958, at Great Bend. She retired as a nurse practitioner and RN. She graduated from Great Bend High School in 1953, then graduating from the Dominican Sisters' school of nursing as an RN, then graduating with the first class of nurse practitioners in Kansas, at the University of Kansas, and supported the nurse practitioners' Alumni Association. She was a resident of ...
Marjorie Ann Garrett, 80, of Great Bend, passed away Oct. 18. She was born Jan. 3, 1930, in Clarks, Neb., the daughter of Loyd and Lillie Peck. She married W. Mark Garrett Nov. 28, 1948, at Archer, Neb. She moved from Lincoln, Neb., to Great Bend in 1959 and became an active member of the First United Methodist Church and enjoyed many years teaching Sunday School. She was honored by the United Methodist Women for her years of service to the church. She was a supporter of youth activities in the community, being both a Girl Scout and Cub Scout ...
HOISINGTON - Ghouls, ghosts and goblins will fill Hoisington's Haunted Heights Haunted House, 257 S. Main. For those who want to shiver, shake and scream their way through this scary delight, the attraction will be open beginning at 7 p.m. on Oct. 22-23 and Oct. 29-31.
In just five short years, Nex-Tech Wireless has become a leader amongst rural wireless carriers. Upon launching service on Oct. 15th Nex-Tech Wireless brought a leading-edge nationwide network to residents in Central and Western Kansas. They recognized the need for wireless coverage and service that is typically offered in large cities. Since their beginning, Nex-Tech Wireless has always kept their focus on three things-their customer, technology and the communities they serve. With a customer base of nearly 50,000 voice and data users, Nex-Tech Wireless employs over 80 employees and services customers in over 40 locations.
This weeks Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Soroptimist International of Great Bend at the Chamber Conference room, 1125 Williams, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Glenna Achatz with greeters Connie Oetken and Jim Vopat. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
Keenan Law Firm, P.A. of Great Bend recently hired a new lawyer, Hoisington native Addie Herres. Herres is a 2002 graduate of Hoisington High School, and a 2006 graduate of Kansas State University. She graduated in May with a Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University Law School, and passed the Kansas Bar Exam in July.
It says here that Jeb Bush has the best shot at the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, while Hillary Clinton might not be the Democrats' candidate - and if she is, she's no sure thing.
"The Glass Menagerie" opens tonight at Sterling College
God bless America, and how's everybody?
WICHITA - Kevin Thompson, 56, died Feb. 22, 2014. He was employed by Hawker/Beechcraft as a Tool and Dye Maker for over 25 years.
Orval E. Weeks, 86, died Feb. 26, 2014 at Sterling House in Great Bend. Services are pending with Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington.