LARNED - Gary Lee Shelton, 61, died Sept. 26 at Hays Medical Center, Hays. He was born March 26, 1950, in Larned, to Donald and Ida Marie McNemee Shelton. A lifetime resident of Larned, he was a retired service technician for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company.
MEDICINE LODGE - Billie J. Musgrove, 85, died Saturday, Sept. 24 at The Arbors Assisted Living in Enid, Okla. She was born Sept. 4, 1926 in Crescent, Oklahoma. She was a homemaker.
By Jim Misunas firstname.lastname@example.org LARNED - The Pawnee Valley commissioners and Larned Mayor Bob Pivonka celebrated the two-year quest for Pawnee County to operate a locally-owned hospital. Each public figure explained a step or process they believed was valuable during Sunday's groundbreaking ceremony for the $18.3 million Pawnee Valley Community Hospital. Kathy Bowman, Pawnee County commissioner, recalled how Pawnee County relied on State Senator Janis Lee and State Senator Jerry Moran, current U.S. Senator, for ...
Mayors from Pawnee County cities, Pawnee County commissioners and hospital and construction officials helped break ground Sunday at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital. The $18.3 million hospital will be completed in 2013.
Activities Sept. 25-Oct. 1 Ice Cream Social - Sunday 4 p.m. There will be a movie along with the ice cream. Everyone is welcome to attend. Coffee Time - Tuesday 9:30 a.m. Bring food to share, or just show up Balance and Flexibility Class - Tuesday and Friday 11 a.m. About a 30-minute class led by Betty Tauscher Crafts - Thursday 1 p.m. There are several on going projects Wii games - Every day 11 ...
By Jim Misunas email@example.com LARNED - U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), a longtime advocate of rural hospitals, will deliver a keynote address at a 1 p.m. ground-breaking Sunday for Pawnee Valley Community Hospital in Larned. The ground-breaking celebrates a two-year quest for Pawnee County owning and operating its own local hospital. The $18.3 million hospital will be constructed with funding from Medicare reimbursement, profit from Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, a 1 percent sales tax and ...
Larned USD 495 calendar Tuesday - Freshmen Class meeting, Seminar; Washburn visit, Seminar; LHS Tennis at Ellsworth, 3 p.m.; LHS Volleyball, Home, 4 p.m.; LHS Site Council, 5 p.m. Wednesday - Stuco, 7:30 a.m.; See You at The Pole, 7:30 a.m.; Spotlight Assembly, Seminar, LHS Gym; National Honor Society meeting, after Spotlight Assembly. Thursday - Musical auditions, before, after school; LHS Wrestling meeting, Seminar, LHS Gym; KU visit, Seminar; LHS Cross Country at Pratt, 4:30 ...
Tuesday, Sept. 27 An animal control officer investigated a dog bite report in the 500 block of W. 12th at 12:55 a.m. Officers investigated a theft and criminal damage to property report in the 400 block of W. 11th at 1:07 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26 An animal control officer responded to the 600 block of Park at 9:43 a.m. Officers checked on the welfare of a citizen in the 1200 block of Third Terrace Drive ...
By Jim Misunas firstname.lastname@example.org LARNED - United States Senator Jerry Moran paid tribute to Pawnee County Sunday for achieving success on groundbreaking for the Pawnee Valley Community Hospital. Moran said he appreciated that Larned and Pawnee County were insistent on determining their own future in maintaining a local hospital. They were not going to wait for a large corporation to determine whether Larned deserved a local hospital. "The thought that Larned would be without a ...
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 27, Great Bend will be holding their monthly meeting from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Great Bend American Legion Post 180, northeast conference room, 1011 Kansas Ave.
WICHITA - Lavonne M. Quinn, 78, passed away Sep. 24, 2011. Survivors include one son, Loren Elsen; four daughters Sharlyn Dunnegan, Carolyn Leech, Debby Shelman and Vicky Kitners; grandchildren Rosa Mallat, Gary and Howard Dunnegan, Kathryn Schaffner, Daniel Leech, Celeste McGlamery, Trev and Trent Shelman, Johanna, Gregory, Lindsey, Meagan, and Joshua Rodig; and great-grandchildren Dylan, Sierra, and Preston Mallat, Gavin, Audra, Gabriel, Nicholas and Aiden Schaffner, Eli Leech, Reid and Sami ...
Now they tell us. I speak of the erstwhile Obama supporters and admirers, in particular journalists, who are suddenly finding fault with our president. New York Times columnist David Brooks says he's a sap for believing Obama "when he said he wanted to move beyond the stale ideological debates that have paralyzed this country." Brooks is disappointed, you see. He had famously said, prior to the 2008 election, that Obama had a perfect crease in ...
Scientists at China's Agricultural University in Beijing announced that they had produced human breast milk from genetically modified dairy cows and expect supplies to be available in supermarkets within three years. Employing technology once used to produce the sheep "Dolly," researchers created a herd of 300 modified cows, which yielded milk that was reported as "sweeter" and "stronger" than typical cow milk.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Leonard Pope cradled the touchdown pass from quarterback Matt Cassel with just less than 5 minutes left in the game, pulling the Kansas City Chiefs within a field goal of the San Diego Chargers in a critical game on the road.
WICHITA - The Ellinwood High School girls' tennis team traveled to Wichita on Saturday for the Tournament of Champions.
ELLINWOOD - There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are:
ELLINWOOD - Dodge City Marshal Allen Bailey will perform during the inaugural Christkindlmarket, to be held Dec. 1 in Ellinwood. Bailey, along with his wife Cowgirl Janey will perform a variety of Cowboy and Christmas songs in a lively performance entitled, "A Cowboy Christmas."
LAWRENCE - After the way that Kansas State ran the ball a week ago, Bill Snyder decided to make every effort to prove that the Wildcats were still a ground-and-pound kind of team.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The 110th game between Ohio State and Michigan might have been the most thrilling, a back-and-forth affair that came down to one final play.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs are stumbling home to Arrowhead Stadium off two straight losses. The Denver Broncos are hobbling in off a disheartening letdown in New England.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Of the six halves Kansas played on its three-game trip to the Bahamas, Jayhawks coach Bill Self thought only one of them was any good.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Ryan Arcidiacono had not made a shot all night. So naturally, he was Jay Wright's choice on the play that wound up deciding Villanova's fate.
Cub Scout Pack 157's float in the Home for the Holidays Parade completes the parade theme "All I want for Christmas Is ..." with "My two front teeth." The parade got underway Saturday evening at Brit Spaugh Park, and continued down Main Street. Festivities continued in the courthouse square.
The Great Bend Tree Board received several entries to its first Trick or Tree photo contest. Here are some more of the non-winning entries.
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While the Thanksgiving and Christmas season is a time for gathering with family and friends, it is also a time for remembering loved ones who have passed away.
The Rev. Angela DeVore realizes that sometimes people are not feeling particularly merry at Christmas time. Instead, they may be feeling blue because of a significant loss in their lives.
A Great Bend man was taken to Great Bend Regional Hospital following a one-vehicle accident at noon Thursday on SE 100 Ave. and SE 70 Road in Barton County, approximately 7 miles south of Ellinwood.
Editor's note: This story by Esther Sayler and the accompanying tree photo won first place in the "Most Interesting Story" category of the Great Bend Tree Board's first Trick or Tree Contest, October 2013. Little Arthur (the second Arthur M. Sayler of four so named) was only 10 years old when he first saw the wonderful cottonwood tree with its dancing leaves, full- grown, standing alone in a dusty wheat field south of Albert, Kansas. ...
AMARILLO, Texas - Gladys Ruth Gardner, 80, died Nov. 28 at Bluebonnet Assisted Living in Amarillo, Texas. Born April 2, 1933, in Elbing, she was the daughter of Paul and Helen (Hawks) Binder. On June 12, 1954, she married Louis Edward Gardner in Hoisington. He died on July 19, 1995. A resident of Amarillo, Texas, since 2005, coming from Hoisington, she was a nurse technician for Clara Barton Hospital and Central Kansas Medical Center.