KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - On one sideline in Sunday's AFC playoff showdown will be the glamorous and highly decorated defense of the Baltimore Ravens, starring Pro Bowlers Haloti Ngata, Ray Lewis, Terrell Suggs and Ed Reed.
It's hardly a stretch to conjure up four road victories in the wild-card round of the playoffs. The Saints are hefty favorites at Seattle, which is the first division winner with a losing record in, well, forever.
Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice will sponsor a Tuesday evening grief support group in Great Bend from Jan. 11 through March 15. It will meet each Tuesday, except Jan. 25, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Thelma Faye Harms Room off the cafeteria in the basement level of Central Kansas Medical Center, 3515 Broadway. Hospice Chaplain John Grummon and GBHH & Hospice Social Worker Cathy Soeken will co-facilitate ...
Editor's note: Mary Leidig submitted this recap of holiday events in Rush County. The annual Rush County Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day Dinners were held at the Bison Methodist Church, Bison, and St. Michael's Parish Hall, La Crosse respectively. A traditional dinner of turkey and dressing, ham, potatoes and gravy, green beans, Jell-O salad, dinner rolls, pumpkin pie, and beverages was served to all. ...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - About 10 minutes into his tenure as coach of the Dallas Cowboys, Jason Garrett had to step aside to make way for team owner Jerry Jones.
CLAFLIN – Charles Davidson, 89, died Thursday, Jan. 6, at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood. Services are pending and will be announced by Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, Hoisington.
KOC to hold tournament The Hoisington Knights of Columbus will hold a Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament at 7:30 p.m. at the KOC Hall, 114 N. Main, to raise money for charity on Jan. 8. Lions Club to hold pancake feed The Ellinwood Lion's Club will host a Pancake and Sausage Feed from 8 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 23 at Ellinwood Grade School, 6th and Goethe. A ...
HOISINGTON – Marilyn L. Hoyt, 85, died Jan. 4, 2011, at Country Place Living Center, Hoisington. Born April 25, 1925, at Grenola, the daughter of George A. and Mary Westling Warner, she was a long-time Hoisington resident. She married Robert Hoyt Sept. 13, 1959, at Hoisington.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made five ambulance runs on Wednesday. At 3:25 p.m. they responded to a controlled burn that got out of control at 201 Patton. Chief Mike Napolitano said it was a small fire and caused no damage. Barton County Sheriff Christopher Phillips was in an eastbound pickup on East Barton County Road when he started swerving at 10:41 a.m. Wednesday. The vehicle ...
David Rees draws the political cartoon "Get Your War On," but in his new day job, he is an artisan - of pencil-sharpening.
Dear Editor, I'm writing this letter to voice my concern with the firing of Debbie Warren. The two men making the decision to fire Debbie from our community college are short-term members of our community, who should not have the authority to terminate a long-term employee and member of our community. This decision should have to be approved by the board of trustees, who can better evaluate what's in the best interest of not just ...
Dear Editor, The common people of Great Bend wonder why the library of Great Bend is not keping things quiet. I mean quiet! People show up with cell phones and they can be kept quiet. The library system needs to keep the library system quiet. Mike Loughner, Great Bend
Dear Editor, This is just a reminder to everyone. You know of all the scams today, but never think it would happen in your own town. Well, there is another going around Great Bend, one from a handy man who calls himself a contractor. He says he is out of the service, trying to find a job. He is very reasonable in price and can start right now. He wants half down, which is fine. ...
Dear Editor, I write this letter with great concern regarding the recent decision by Barton County Community College's athletic director to terminate long time employee and coach, Debbie Warren. While this decision appears to be fully supported by the president and board of trustees, I feel I would be doing a disservice to all past, present and future students if I did not voice my opinion regarding Debbie, her role as coach, mentor and co-worker. ...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - No. 3 Kansas was too much for UMKC. Josh Selby had 16 points to lead six Kansas players in double figures and the No. 3 Jayhawks defeated UMKC 99-52 Wednesday night. Kansas (14-0) scored the game's first 15 points and extended the nation's longest homecourt winning streak to 68 games. Tyshawn Taylor added 15 points for Kansas. Travis Releford and Elijah Johnson had 13 each for the Jayhawks. Jay Couisnard and ...
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Tiger Woods was surrounded by four rows of fans who stood shoulder-to-shoulder, curious to see how he was going to escape from the trees on the second hole at The Players Championship. Cheers erupted when he pulled out a 5-wood, a risky shot off the pine straw through a 15-foot gap of pines.
ST. JOHN - The Central Plains High School girls' track and field team won a Central Prairie League title on Thursday.
BOSTON - Adam Lind hit a tiebreaking homer off Boston closer Junichi Tazawa leading off the ninth inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Memphis Grizzlies call it grit and grind, and it got them through another ugly game.
TOPEKA-Kansas schools and school districts were honored Thursday for their support of character education as part of the Kansas Schools of Character Recognition Program, sponsored by the Kansas State Department of Education, the Kansas Character Education Initiative and the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood Rotary Club announces the 2013 theme for the After Harvest Festival Parade to be held at 10 a.m. July 2. This year's theme is "Home Is Where Our Story Begins." They are hoping registrants for the parade will incorporate this year's theme into their parade float.
Hoisington Food Bank open May 16
Great Bend Fire/EMS
Great Bend Regional Hospital has been documented as able to adequately care for a stroke patient brought to the facility, the American Heart Association and the Kansas State Stroke Task Force announced last Wednesday. GBRH was added to a list that already included Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington as hospitals that provided the necessary documentation to be named as Emergent Stroke Ready as part of the Kansas Initiative For Stroke Survival (KISS).
The role of emotions in day-to-day life after a cancer diagnosis is the topic for the next Interactive Television (ITV) presentation at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 in the basement-level St. Dominic Room.
BURDETT - Arthur Lewis Mostrom, 88, died May 8 at Larned Healthcare Center. Born March 16, 1925, in Spearville, he was the son of Clarence H. and Merion E. North Mostrom. On Aug. 17, 1952, he married Faye Schadel in Alexander. She survives. A longtime resident of Burdett, he was a retired mechanic and custodian.
Alice Walter acknowledged that if she had to do it over again, she wouldn't wait so long. Hindsight tells her she could have returned to her daily activities much sooner.
Two Brown Mackie College occupational therapy assistant students spent four days last week involved with the equine therapeutic riding program at Rosewood Ranch. It's the second consecutive year that Rosewood Ranch has welcomed first-year OTA students from the Salina college to its award-winning therapeutic ranch so that the students can complete fieldwork required for their OTA practicum. Brown Mackie OTA students Megan Collins and Ashley Overbey attended the ranch from April 29 through May 2, ...
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