Curtis Lee "Curt' Delgado 1967-2011 PAWNEE ROCK - Curtis Lee "Curt" Delgado died June 16, 2011, at his companion's home in Pawnee Rock. He was born January 30, 1967, at the Central Kansas Medical Center in Great Bend. A Great Bend resident nearly all his life, Curtis was not one who punched a time clock. He was born and died a free spirit. He worked where and when he wanted to. He was never married, ...
Louise M. Gruber Woodruff Reed 1926-2011 HOISINGTON - Louise M. Gruber Woodruff Reed, age 84, died Friday, July 1, 2011 at Clermont, Fla. She was born October 14, 1926 in Hoisington, the daughter of William G. and Nellie B. (Westover) Gruber. Louise graduated from Hoisington High School. She married Robert "Bob" Woodruff, her high school sweetheart, after graduation. She later married William "Bill" Reed. He preceded her in death on May 17, 1997. She worked ...
Soroptimist International of Great Bend held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 11. The purpose of this meeting was to present small financial gifts to two local charities that support women while learning more about their current programming and services.
It has long been one of the quickest, easiest and most precise medical tests around. And now it is even quicker, easier and more precise at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
Two Chrysler Group vehicles have earned top spots in the J.D. Power rankings of initial vehicle quality, said Jerry Marmie at Marmie Motors, Great Bend.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made 10 ambulance runs on Thursday. There were no fires. Barton County Sheriff On Thursday a case worker reported that a Barton County female has been physically and sexually abused by her husband for years. Theft of half a pile of rocks at 313 west Barton County Road was reported Thursday. Great Bend Police Theft ...
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will hold a retreat from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday and from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday in room A-113 of the Administration Building on campus. The purposes of the retreat are to review college policies and service operations, development of the fiscal year 2012 budget development and strategic planning. Although all board meetings are open to the public, no action will be taken.
On June 1 the Great Bend Tribune published a story about a 9-year-old boy being hit by a hit-and-run vehicle at 6:40 p.m. on May 27. The Tribune reported that the boy was mowing, which was an error. He had finished mowing and was pushing the mower when a car driven by Tabatha Bomgardner, 25, of Great Bend turned the corner at 12th and Harrison, running over the mower and ...
Racine J. Birdow 1957-2011 WALTON, Neb. - Racine Birdow went home to be with her Lord on June 29, 2011 at her home. She was born March 9, 1957 in Hoisington, the daughter of Otis and Rachel (Perez) Wood. She was a graduate of Hoisington High School and Barton County Community College. On March 31, 1984, she married Larkin Birdow Jr. in Palestine, Texas. She was a CNA for Waverly Care Center and a foster ...
Flag changing ceremony Monday LARNED - The American Legion Post 106 of Larned will participate in the flag-changing ceremony starting at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Larned city pool. The 2011 city pool flag contest winners will be recognized and certificates will be awarded. The winning flag will be raised. Fireworks show Monday LARNED - The fireworks show sponsored by the Larned Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will begin shortly after dark on the Fourth ...
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met June 20 at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
Let us begin by welcoming you to the first ever edition of Marsh Musings. This will be a bi-weekly culmination of the adventures of two gentlemen who discovered their passions for the outdoors, photography, and good fellowship, along with the dog that accompanies them.
Renewal notices for Great Bend High School reserved season football tickets have been e-mailed to current ticket holders. The GBHS Activities Office asks holders to watch for this e-mail, which includes instructions for renewal. Current ticket holders who have not received a notice may e-mail Lana Wolf at email@example.com and the information will be forwarded to you, or phone the Activities Office at 793-1560.
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.