Barton County Sheriff Vehicles collided at 17th and K-96 after one driver failed to yield, at 8:56 a.m. Tuesday. Great Bend ambulance responded, but no injuries were reported. A burglary and theft of a television from 5540 Second St. Lot F was reported Tuesday. A pickup driven by David Vansteenburg hit a cow on K-156, north of NE 30 Road (Bissell's Point Road), at 10:18 p.m. Tuesday. A few minutes later, ...
Quilting Bee meets LARNED -- At the July 5 meeting of the guild, Ann Hicks reminded members of the Pawnee County Fair and that sewing and quilt entries are due on July 20 from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. A July 16 workday is planned in the fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church. Members tied quilts for the Pawnee County Humane Society raffle. The sport fat quarters were won by Sandra Dunavan. The next ...
LARNED - Courtland Holman, Larned chamber of Commerce director, welcomed Clark Conaway, the 7th District Commander of the American Legion to Larned Tuesday. Conaway has previously served as Vice Commander of Post 414 in Kingman for 13 years and Vice District Commander of District 7.
PAWNEE ROCK - John L. "Jack" Link, 74, died July 5, 2011 in Barton County.
GREAT BEND - Mabel Emilie Ankerholz, 93, died July 6, 2011 at the Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center.
The 2011-12 USD 428 activities calendar is now available on line. To access the upcoming school-year calendar, go to www.usd428.net and click the button at the top right-hand side of the home page. The calendar is at the printer and hard copies should be available by the last week of July, according to Jennifer Schartz, USD 428 public information director. Calendars will be available during enrollment and at the District Education Center, 201 ...
STAFFORD - U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (Rep-KS) has canceled a planned trip to Stafford Friday. The recess was cancelled and the Senate was called back in session so he will be in Washington, D.C. However, they do plan on rescheduling in Stafford although a time is not yet set.
LARNED - Jordaan Library's new Pathfinder automation system provides some interesting statistics. Jordaan Memorial Library owns 26,881 adult books and 12,729 juvenile books for a total of 39,610 books as of Dec. 31, 2010.
Larned Police Dept. Monday, July 4 Officers investigated criminal damage to property at Doerr-Vernon Park at 2:58 a.m. An animal control officer was dispatched to the 200 block of E. 16th at 7:12 a.m. Officers responded to a non-injury accident at Carroll and First at 10:18 a.m. Officers investigated an alarm in the 100 block of W. 6th at 10:28 a.m. Officers investigated a protection from abuse issue in the 400 block of Broadway at ...
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Dr. Mark Judd, O.D., 1701 K-96 Highway, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be John Sullivan with greeters Ron Koelsch and Shawn Panzer. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
The cure for emphysema is cigarette smoke piped directly into the lungs, according to chemist Gretha Zahar, whose clinic has treated 60,000 people in Jakarta, Indonesia, in the past decade.
When I was a child, hearing Miss Nancy conduct calisthenics on TV's Romper Room ("Bend and stretch…reach for the stars…") planted ideas about the wonders of the universe.
CHICAGO (AP) - Felipe Paulino struck out nine in six innings for his first victory in more than a year and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Tuesday night.
CLASS AAA AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL At Kansas Grand Slam 2011 In Salina Friday's results Wichita 17 Reds 6, Salina Falcons 3 Wichita Rockies 11, Great Bend Chiefs 3 Millard North 8, Wichita 18 Reds 2 Columbus Blues 3, Brighton Bulldogs 0 Saturday's results Millard North 6, Wichita Rockies 2 Wichita 17 Reds 3, Columbus Blues 2 Salina Falcons 5, Brighton Bulldogs 4 Wichita 18 Reds 9, Great Bend Chiefs 5 Great Bend Chiefs 2, Millard ...
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be hosting a USTA Jr. Novice Tennis Tournament on Friday at Veterans Memorial Park.
Christmas, lamentation, October air and memory will express themselves musically at Fort Hays State University's first concert in December.
The image of Mom with her nose buried in the front page, Dad reading the sports page and the kids chuckling their way through the comics, harkens back to long ago days when news exposure in the home was a family affair. Sections of the daily paper were shared just like the space around the glow of the round radio dial and later the television set.
Come on, Oprah.
We humans like to divide time into neat little boxes based on dates, but the case can be made that the styles, policies, manners and mores of one ten-year period usually spill over into the next.
With the growing season over, it's time to put your feet up and relax, right? There are no weeds to pull, or watering to be done. The harvest is in, and now it's time to enjoy a little down time. Well, maybe not just yet. There is still some time to treat your soils and do a little preparation for next spring. In Barton County, we have a pretty high Ph. We can't be sure ...
A good local health care system may itself be part of the prescription for maintaining a healthy rural economy.
Marketing Kansas-grown wheat to world buyers includes not only a quality and consistent crop, but strong relationships with those who buy it. For these reasons and more, sales of hard red winter wheat to Latin America have increased significantly in marketing year 2013/2014 with year to date sales to Central and South America at 5.33 MMT.
Kansas State University's WinterDance 2013 will feature ballet, modern, jazz, tap, a new West African social dance and more.
The weather over the last few days has provided an exclamation point to the end of the 2013 cropping season. With the exception of some fields of grain sorghum waiting to be harvested, crops are in the bin and the wheat that was going to be planted has been. Now is a time, unless you have cattle, to slow down a little and catch a breath. Or at least it used to be a "down" ...
AMES, Iowa - Freshman Grant Rohach passed for a season-best 300 yards and two touchdowns and Iowa State beat Kansas 34-0 on a frigid Saturday night for its first Big 12 victory.
HEAT 101, MAGIC 99
The fifth-annual Great Bend Storm Special Olympics Turkey Bowl will kick off at 10 a.m. Friday at Great Bend High School's Memorial Stadium. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.