WICHITA - Herbert Marlin Wong, 87, retired restaurant owner, passed away July 21, 2011.
MESA, Ariz. - Violetta Louise "Vi" (Oetken) Karst, 81, died April 26, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona, surrounded by her loving family, after a brief illness.
Eleven of the Dodge City Diocese Jubilarians are commemorating other significant anniversaries:
This year, the Dominican Sisters of Peace (formerly the Great Bend Dominicans) celebrate a year of Jubilee, commemorating significant profession anniversaries of 63 Golden and Diamond Jubilarians, including 14 Sisters who made their original professions of vows in Great Bend. Three of these Sisters are commemorating milestone "Golden Jubilees:" • Sister Joan Ice, OP, 50 years professed Sr. Joan Ice was born in Topeka, Kansas, as Joan Yvonne to Albert ...
This year, the Dominican Sisters of Peace (formerly the Great Bend Dominicans) celebrate a year of Jubilee, commemorating significant profession anniversaries of 63 Golden and Diamond Jubilarians, including 14 Sisters who made their original professions of vows in Great Bend.
Students at the "Shake it Up Cafe" Vacation Bible School presented their collection for the Barton County Food Bank to Bob and Evelyn Essmiller on Friday. The VBS was held at First Congregational United Church of Christ and was jointly sponsored by their congregation as well as First United Methodist, King United Methodist and Trinity United Methodist.
SATURDAY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m. - Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, WGN 6 p.m. - Tampa Bay at Kansas City, FSN PGA 2 p.m. - RBC Canadian Open: third round, CBS MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER 4 p.m. - World Football Challenge: Manchester United vs. Chicago, ESPN2 WNBA 2:30 p.m. - WNBA 2011 All-Star Game, ABC SOFTBALL 1 p.m. - 2011 World Cup of Softball: Canada vs. United States, ESPN 3 p.m. - 2011 Border Battle ...
Barton Community College has released the second annual edition of Prairie Ink, the college's literary annual, Vice President Penny Quinn said. The magazine accepts fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, drama, literary criticism and those graphic narratives that can be successfully reproduced into black and white photography. The second edition, like the inaugural edition, was published in-house and edited by Jaime Oss and Teresa Johnson from the college's English department. Entries were ...
Barton County Sheriff A vehicle hit a deer on East K-4 and NE 90 Ave. at 8:09 a.m. Thursday. Kansas Highway Patrol responded. A shop at 1233 NW 50 Ave. was broken into, it was reported Thursday. Nothing appeared to have been stolen, but property was damaged. Great Bend Police Thursday, July 21 reports Money was stolen from 2910 10th St. Theft of a ...
LARNED - Ruth V. Wells, 91, died July 21, 2011 at Via Christi St. Joseph Campus in Wichita.
By Jim Misunas firstname.lastname@example.org LARNED - Retired Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) employees don't have to worry about future benefits. But current and future KPERS enrollees will pay a higher contribution and will likely receive lower future benefits, according to a local legislator. Rep. Mitch Holmes, R-St. John, outlined issues with KPERS facing a $8.3 billion unfunded liability through 2033. Holmes is co-chair for the House Committee on Pensions and Benefits. He visited with ...
Quilting Bees meet LARNED - Members of the guild met July 19 and welcomed guest Rosella Sydow. The July workday has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 23. Thank you notes were read from Sacred Heart Church for Father Felix quilt, Chuck Irvine of Des Moines, Iowa and Thread Benders Quilt Guild. Janis Lewis of Poulsbo, Wash. send two cards announcing quilt shows in her area. Ann Hicks thanked all who have recently helped with prayer ...
ELLINWOOD - Helen Mae Standlee 81, died July 22, 2011 at the Ellinwood District Hospital.
HOISINGTON - Once again the Hoisington Labor Day Committee will host a 3-on-3 basketball tournament. The cost is $50 per four-man team. Team registrations and payment must be made by Wednesday, Aug. 31.
CHICAGO - Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is out for the remainder of the season.
Baylor coach Art Briles described his team as disappointed after its first loss of the season. But not discouraged.
Auburn moves up to No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll, setting up the second top-five matchup with Alabama in the history of the Iron Bowl.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs could be without their two top pass rushers against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Sunday after Tamba Hali and Justin Houston were hurt against San Diego.
PATRIOTS 34, BRONCOS 31 (OT)
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Red-faced and bundled on the sideline in a parka and stocking cap, Peyton Manning looked nothing the part of the cold-weather quarterback.
LARNED - JoAnn (Bruntzel) Simmons Selzer, 82, passed away peacefully Nov. 22 at the Linnwood Park Senior Care home in Meriden. She was born Oct. 21, 1931 in Rozel, the daughter of Alfred and Mildred Ellis Bruntzel. JoAnn was a Pawnee County resident until 1985, when she and her husband, Clyde, sold their beloved Melody Ranch southeast of Larned and moved to Paola to be closer to their children and grandchildren living in the Kansas ...
WELLINGTON - Evelyn Fairy DeYoe, 83, died Sunday, Nov. 24, at Lakepoint Nursing and Rehab Center in Wichita. Born Jan. 31, 1930, in Wichita, she was the daughter of William and Evalena (Fields) Gasswint.
WICHITA - Sidney J. Hughes, died on Nov. 23. He was a retired police officer with 28 years of service.
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Crime Stoppers of Barton County and Great Bend is seeking information about a burglary that occurred between Oct. 19 and Nov. 6 at 107 East Fourth St. in Ellinwood. The residence showed no signs of forced entry, but a laptop computer, three Ruger revolvers and a Beretta 92SF and an 18-inch double barrel shotgun were stolen. Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings, speaking for Crime Stoppers, said loss was in excess of $2,100. Akings asks ...
Barton Community College will be closed for Thanksgiving break Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Friday, Nov. 29. The college will resume its regular schedule on Monday, Dec. 2.
ELLINWOOD - The newly formed Ellinwood Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26 in a special meeting at the Farmers Mutual Insurance office, 16 N. Main, to discuss a youth basketball league being organized by Hoisington Rec.