LARNED - Sherry Lynn Robinson, 38, died March 21 at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital. She was born April 4, 1974, the daughter of Donald Robinson and Linda Anderson. She worked as a CNA/CMA at Pawnee Valley Hospital for many years, traveling to facilities through the All Staff agency.
NEWTON - A former employee with the Newton Chamber of Commerce has been charged with stealing from the organization.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - All California needed was a short trip south to feel right at home in the NCAA tournament.
SALT LAKE CITY - Mark Lyons scored 23 points and the sixth-seeded Arizona Wildcats rolled past No. 11 seed Belmont 81-64 Thursday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Trey Burke hit the ground with a thud, and a rough night suddenly turned downright painful.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Pay attention, No. 1s. This is how it's done.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Dominic Artis anticipated Marcus Smart's pass and took the interception the other way for a layup early to set the tone for Oregon.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Vander Blue had no doubt where he was going with the ball. The Marquette guard's only concern was whether he'd have room to make it happen.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Before he could celebrate his first NCAA tournament victory as a head coach, Josh Pastner had to sweat out a couple of frantic seconds.
The Invest in Kids membership drive had a solid start recently at the Sunflower Diversified Services Charity Gala, Sunflower Executive Director Jim Johnson said. More than $4,500 in donations laid the groundwork for the $50,000 goal.
TOPEKA (AP) - An emotional crowd gathered for a House committee hearing on a measure that seeks to repeal in-state tuition for Kansas students without legal residency.
Vixey, the new white arctic fox at Great Bend's Brit Spaugh Zoo, is ready to move to a display for public viewing. Members of the Great Bend Zoo Society can be among the first to see her at 6 p.m. Friday. This after-hours event is for members only, but new memberships will be accepted, Zoo Director Scott Gregory said. The cost for a family is $25 a year. Starting Saturday, everyone who comes to the zoo during regular hours will be able to see Vixey, who is named after the fox in Disney's animated film, "The Fox ...
Great Bend Fire Department
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Saint Louis is carrying on the memory of Rick Majerus the best way it knows how: by advancing in the NCAA tournament.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The cast of characters has changed.
The Barton County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse. The agenda will include a presentation from the Overland Pass Pipeline, information on MERGe and FORCE response groups, report on Severe Weather Awareness Week 2015 activities, and a discussion about the South Kansas Multi-Hazard, Multi-Jurisdictional Mitigation Plan which was recently adopted by the Barton County Board of County Commissioners.
And so it begins. Fittingly enough with a local wrestler.
Due to inclement weather, Thursday's BCCC softball game at Tabor JV has been cancelled. Barton's Friday single, nine-inning baseball game at Pratt has been moved to Sunday for a doubleheader.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. April 6 for a regular meeting at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.
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BEIJING (AP) - After nearly four decades of bypassing the United States, track and field's marquee event is finally headed to the country that has been the dominant force in the sport.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The NFL's stadium czar has visited Oakland to press Raiders executives and city and county officials for signs of progress in their efforts to keep the team in the East Bay.
Let the championship chase begin.
A Great Bend man said he swerved into a ditch to avoid a collision around 5:40 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of West Barton County Road. The vehicle was not damaged but the driver reported he may have hurt his back.
Due to inclement weather, Thursday's GBHS soccer match at Liberal has been postponed and moved to Friday, May 1.
Militarism and military spending are everywhere and on the rise, as the new Cold War propaganda seems to be paying off. The new "threats" that are being hyped bring big profits to military contractors and the network of think tanks they pay to produce pro-war propaganda.
The key to understanding Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz is not that he is a fighter or that he is an unwavering ideologue. To highlight his intelligence points the spotlight in the right direction but misses the mark. The man can give a speech, but that's not quite the thing, either. The thing that explains Cruz, at least to me, is this: He is a debate nerd.
It has been a season full of 'first time since' for the Barton Community College softball team.