American League Monday's games Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 2 Detroit 14, Chicago White Sox 4 Oakland 6, L.A. Angels 3 N.Y. Yankees 9, Seattle 3 Tuesday's games Tampa Bay (Price 12-12) at Baltimore (Simon 4-8), 6:05 p.m. Toronto (Morrow 9-10) at Boston (Wakefield 6-6), 6:10 p.m. <p class="MsoNormal" ...
Britain's Ben Wilson is one artist with the entire field to himself - the only painter who creates finely detailed masterpieces on flattened pieces of chewing gum found on London sidewalks.
Dear Editor, The Great Bend Fire Department would like to thank all the businesses and people who made our "Fill the Boot" fund raiser for the Muscular Distrophy Association a great success. We raised over $3,000. Eugene Perkins, battalion chief, Great Bend Fire Department
Dear Editor, I am writing in response to the article printed in Sunday's paper entitled "Francis makes clean sweep for Great Bend". Let me begin by congratulating Morgan Francis on her victories, and the rest of her team who had a good showing in the meet on Saturday. Their talents are evident and I wish them nothing but the best for their season. However, your reporter, Mack McClure, was remiss in not taking the time ...
Dear Editor, I knew Chuck wouldn't miss a bash Myers opportunity so let me state why I voted no on giving the Crisis Center $1800.00 for moving expenses. First we are in a depression where jobs are non existent and I don't see the economy picking up anytime soon. The Federal Government is cutting back programs and working to get spending under control. The State of Kansas is closing SRS offices and cutting funding to ...
MIAMI (AP) - Tom Brady threw his first interception since October, so he wasn't perfect in the New England Patriots' opener.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The bad news in Kansas City just got worse. Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry will miss the remainder of the Chiefs' season after tearing the ACL in his left knee, a person familiar with the injury told The Associated Press on Monday. Berry was hurt during the first quarter of Sunday's blowout loss to Buffalo on a block by Bills wide receiver Steve Johnson, said the person speaking on condition ...
WESTON, Fla. (AP) - Former World Series MVP Manny Ramirez was arrested Monday after a domestic dispute at his South Florida home and charged with battery, police said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Novak Djokovic produced a nearly perfect performance to match his nearly perfect season.
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees is scheduled to act on the five-year Barton Success Plan and on the Barton Yearly College Plan when it meets at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Seminar Room, F-30 of the Fine Arts Building. Trustee Robert Feldt will also report on the Camp Aldrich Advisory Committee. Other items on the agenda are changes to the board policy manual; an instructional support presentation with an update ...
Barton County Sheriff A vehicle hit a deer on North U.S. 281 and NW 160 Road at 9:17 a.m. Friday. A mailbox at 292 North Washington Ave. was damaged, it was reported Saturday. A car was hit by two deer half a mile north of 248 SE 140 Ave., around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Theft of a checkbook and cell phone from a vehicle parked at The Rack, 3222 Railroad Ave. ...
Stuart Barry Fish, 49, is eligible for a parole hearing before the Prisoner Review Board in October. Fish, who has also gone by the name "Outlaw," is incarcerated at Hutchinson Correctional Facility in a work-release program. His convictions in Pawnee County are from criminal damage to property over $100 in 1983 and theft over $150 in 1987. He is also in prison for aggravated burglary, aggravated battery, aggravated robbery and aggravated kidnapping, ...
Reception scheduled LARNED – A retirement reception is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday for John Barnard, Larned State Hospital employee. Barnard is retiring after 28 years of service. The reception will be at the activity therapy room at LSH. Welcome Inn meets LARNED - The regular monthly meeting of the Welcome Inn Leisure Center Inc. was called to order by President Charles Wonsetler on September 7, 2011 at 12:40 p.m. In addition to ...
BERN - John Edwin Harter, 78, died Sept. 8 in Tribune. He was born Jan. 14, 1933. Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Sept. 13, 2011#
WICHITA - Raymond G. (Ray) Sharp, 81, retired Beech Aircraft Engineer passed away Sept. 10.
HOISINGTON - Shaping clay into birds, Lincoln School students and Hoisington High School students melded art with character education recently in a cross-curricular activity called "Caring."
CBH celebrates OR Team week and donors
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.