According to an analysis of 2007 IRS statistics, the average taxpayer residing in New York City's posh Helmsley Building - owned before her death by Leona Helmsley, who once reportedly said that "only the little people pay taxes" - paid only 14.7 percent of his income in federal taxes.
NEW YORK (AP) - NFL employees have had their salaries trimmed by 12 percent since April, and seven teams have instituted pay cuts or furloughs of workers outside the huddle since the owners' lockout of players began March 12, The Associated Press has found in interviews around the league.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The Boston Bruins had waited 39 long years for another drink from the Stanley Cup, and Tim Thomas was awfully thirsty.
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Dallas Mavericks guard DeShawn Stevenson has been arrested for public intoxication.
HOISINGTON - There will be a hamburger/hot dog benefit feed for Mallory Flagor, who has qualified for a national volleyball tournament with her club team, the Kansas Jets.
PRATT - The Great Bend Braves advanced their record to 6-2 after sweeping Pratt on the road on Tuesday.
The Great Bend Chiefs, a 19-and-under American Legion baseball team, travel to Newton on Thursday.
Doris May Fair FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Doris May Fair, 91, died June 13 at Tuscan Adult Family Home in Federal Way, Wash. Survivors and arrangements are pending with Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood.
Dorothy Hannah A memorial service for Dorothy Hannah is scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18 at the Trinity United Methodist Church on Great Bend with Pastor Jeffery Slater presiding. Inurnment will be in the Fairmount Cemetery in Jetmore. Funeral arrangements provided by Beckwith Funeral Home, Jetmore P.O. Box 477 Larned, Ks. 67550 620-285-2121 Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 16, 2011
Barton County Sheriff On Tuesday a woman wanted to know what she could do about a person calling her a liar on Facebook. She was advised to block messages from that person. Great Bend Police Tuesday reports: A bicyclist hit a pedestrian on a sidewalk at 12th and Main at 11:10 a.m. Both had scrapes but no major injuries, and no one was transported for treatment. ...
Three people died and two more were injured Tuesday evening, when a pickup struck a farm tractor on K-4 in Rush County. Kansas Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred shortly before 8 p.m., three miles east of the K-4 junction with U.S. 183. A GMC pickup driven by Raymond Eugene Redding, 55, of Hays, and a John Deere tractor driven by Don C. Hardy, 83, of Bison, were both westbound when ...
Crime Stoppers is seeking information on last week's theft of a four-wheeler and its trailer from a residence in Great Bend. Sometime between 6 p.m. Friday and 10:45 p.m. Saturday, a burglary occurred at 1906 Williams St. According to Police Chief Dean Akings, someone broke into the garage, stealing a white 2007 Honda TRX 450 and a black, three-rail motorcycle trailer. "The four-wheeler has paddle tires and a scorpion sticker ...
2011 Pawnee County Fair Schedule Thursday July 7 12:30 p.m. - 4-H Fashion Revue Judging and Consultation Construction Judging, Exhibit Building Tuesday, July 12 10 a.m. - 4-H Fashion Revue Judging, Consultation Construction Judging – Exhibit Building 7:30 p.m. - 4-H Public Fashion Revue, Exhibit Building Saturday, July 16 1:30 p.m. - 4-H Cat and Hand Pet Show, Larned Health Care, Living Center 7:30 p.m. - Demolition Derby Sunday, July 17 1 p.m. - 4-H ...
Larned Police Dept. Tuesday, June 14 Officers responded to a citizen's inquiry about curfew in the 600 block of Main at 1:10 a.m. Monday, June 13 An animal control officer responded to the 100 block of E. 15th at 8:38 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 1000 block of Broadway at 9:06 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 100 block of W. 16th at 10:29 a.m. An animal control officer responded ...
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.
Barbara Wolford, an insurance agent in Great Bend's John Jaco agency for over three decades, was named the Agent of the Year Award by the Kansas Association of Insurance Agents at its annual management conference Oct. 3-4 in Overland Park.
Sure, the country isn't doing so well at the moment, but there are still plenty of reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving.
The Pawnee Rock New Jerusalem Church, 300 Santa Fe Ave., invites the public to celebrate its 125th anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 30. The celebration starts at 4 p.m. with time for sharing and reminiscing. At 4:30 p.m. the Rev. Jane Siebert will lead a service of thanksgiving, and there will be a catered dinner at 5:30 p.m. For more information call Connie Helm, (620) 792-4295, or Vivian Bright, 982-4635.
For those wanting to avoid adding pounds during the holidays, the Great Bend Recreation Commission is forming its late fall exercise classes.
Barton Community College will present a student recital of instrumental and vocal performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 in the Dorothy Moses Morrison Chapel, located in the Fine Arts Building, F-157.
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HOISINGTON -The Hoisington Annual Christmas Lighting is scheduled for Friday after Thanksgiving 5:30 p.m. at the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce 123 N. Main.
As I have done at Thanksgiving for many years, I want to proclaim some of the things for which I am thankful on this uniquely American holiday.
It's not every day that Democrats and Republicans get to shake their fist in the same direction. That honor goes to Education Secretary Arne Duncan whose insult against "white, suburban moms" whose "child isn't as brilliant as they thought they were" has sparked outrage from the tea party to teachers unions-not to mention the PTA moms who are heavily invested in their children's schooling. Sec. Duncan is still walking back his remarks, but if a ...