If there would be one Valentine's Day gift a woman could give to herself, it would be getting to know her numbers of the heart - numbers that indicate risks for coronary artery disease.
Barton County Sheriff Approximately 450 feet of copper wire was stolen from behind the warehouse at Venture Corp., 214 South U.S. 281, it was reported Tuesday. The company also reported criminal damage at the Dundee asphalt plant, 328 SW 56 Ave., where copper wiring was cut and taken from machines. Braum's has CO mishap The Great Bend Fire Department was dispatched to Braum's Ice Cream and Dairy Store, 4209 ...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The secret to the Pittsburgh Steelers' success is growing on Brett Keisel's furry face.
DALLAS (AP) - The first significant action for Aaron Rodgers as Green Bay's quarterback came at the home of the Dallas Cowboys. Three seasons ago at Texas Stadium, Rodgers took over after Brett Favre injured his elbow with 10 minutes left in the first half. Even though the Packers lost, Rodgers gave them a taste of what he could do. "I think it was more for my teammates and the organization - I think ...
NEW YORK (AP) - A person familiar with the arrangements says Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte plans to announce his retirement Friday at a news conference at Yankee Stadium. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday on condition of anonymity because the news conference had not yet been announced. Pettitte has been telling the team since the end of the season that it was likely he wouldn't play in 2011. He became a free ...
There has been a lot of media buzz about the thousands of prostitutes, strippers and pole dancers streaming into the Dallas area for the Super Bowl weekend.
MANHATTAN (AP) - With Bramlage Coliseum silent for Jacob Pullen's free throws, a Nebraska fan took the opportunity to scream, "Shave your beard!"
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Troy Polamalu was a few minutes late as he strolled toward his podium on media day at the Super Bowl when teammate Ryan Clark spotted him.
Dear Editor, My daughter is a Fort Hays radiology tech student placed at Central Kansas Medical Center for her clinicals. We moved her in before Christmas and she was to be there for a year. When she went in for her first day, she learned, along with everyone else, what was happening at CKMC. Her time at the hospital has been great and she has enjoyed the people she has had the opportunity to work ...
Dear Editor, I want to "thank" the person who hit my dog and didn't stop. There would have been no questions asked, just gratitude for bringing her home. Just so you know, so you will feel better, she will live if she doesn't get infection from all the sand, plastic and metal the vet couldn't get flushed. The lower leg which was exposed to the bone was fractured. If this part doesn't start to heal, ...
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? The Weather Channel issued frost warnings for 40 states Monday as an Arctic cold front sent temperatures below zero. The nation is a virtual icebox. Americans watching the chaos in Cairo saw the rioters wearing short sleeves and the chaos looked pretty good. A U.S. judge ruled ObamaCare's individual mandate unconstitutional Monday. The law forces people in their 20s to buy health insurance. The way to get ...
Kendall and Jennifer Hoskins of Great Bend, and Jack and Ann Metzger of Topeka announce the engagement of their children, Kendra Hoskins and Kyle Metzger. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Jim and Barbara Hoskins, Patricia Gerstenkorn, all of Great Bend and the late LeRoy Gerstenkorn. Grandparents of the prospective groom are Freda Metzger of Topeka, the late Warren Metzger and the late Duane and Gloria Fruechting.
Harden Hospice Kansas recently hosted an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on in celebration of its new office in Great Bend. Jan Westfall, hospice consultant with Harden Hospice Kansas, presided at the ceremony that was attended by 45 guests, including Harden Hospice Kansas staff members from the Great Bend, Hutchinson and Wichita offices. Chamber members and ambassadors, and members of the public were also included.
New data by agricultural economist Art Barnaby indicates that the Congressional Budget Office may have overstated the cost of federal crop insurance.
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
The Internal Revenue Service Farmer's Tax Guide, is now available for use in preparing 2013 tax returns.
The College of Business and Entrepreneurship hosted the first-ever Startup Weekend in western Kansas on November 15-17 in McCartney Hall on the Fort Hays State University campus. Thirty-one participants, including FHSU students and alumni, pitched business ideas and formed teams to transform those ideas into functioning businesses.
The following meals will be served Dec. 2 through Dec. 6. The secondary schools also have available daily: Main dish second choices, chef's salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.
More than 1,000 Farm Bureau members in Kansas will gather in Manhattan on Dec. 2-4 for their organization's 95th Annual Meeting.
The Golden Belt Community Foundation recently completed the November competitive grant cycle awarding $17,694.42 to charitable organizations in Barton, Pawnee, and Stafford counties.
If this column needs a subtitle, let it be "Where The Rubber Meets The Vinyl."
It's been an up and down, rough and tumble, crazy, sad, frustrating year for America the Beautiful so far.