MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Trevor Plouffe hit a big two-run homer and Delmon Young had three hits in his return to the lineup to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 8-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA laid off about 114 people over the last two days, planned cost-cutting moves that a league spokesman said Thursday are "not a direct result of the lockout."
NEW YORK (AP) - With time running short to keep the NFL's preseason intact, owners and players got into another long round of labor talks Thursday, trying to break the impasse that has kept the league shut down for four months.
WASHINGTON (AP) - One minute Roger Clemens was on trial for his freedom. Then, on just the second day of testimony, it was suddenly all over and the former baseball star was outside signing autographs for fans.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Lauren Cheney was just 11 during the 1999 World Cup, watching from the stands and imagining what it would be like to be on that field with Mia Hamm and Michelle Akers and Julie Foudy and Brandi Chastain.
WAKEENEY - Laverne "Bunny" Tomanek, 78, died July 12, 2011 at Via Christi-St. Francis Hospital, Wichita.
WICHITA - Viola M. Bennett, 85, died July 14, 2011 at Catholic Care Center, Wichita. She was born November 8, 1925 at Odin, the daughter of Andrew and Stephania (Zorn) Kirmer. She married Ray G. Bennett October 5, 1948 at Dubuque, Kansas. He died March 6, 1982. She was a homemaker and a Wichita resident for 12 years, coming from the Hoisington and Dorrance area. She was a former member of St. Catherine Catholic Church, ...
CUSHING, Okla. - Charlene Ann Tannahill was born on Aug. 21, 1935 in Pawnee, Okla., to Charley R. Tannahill and Dorothy I. Reaves Tannahill. She passed from this life on June 19, at Linwood Nursing Home in Cushing, Okla., having reached the age of 75 years, 9 months, and 28 days. She moved to Cushing, Okla. from Great Bend in October of 1978. She was a retired registered nurse.
The annual Big Benefit Auction is sure to be a spicy-hot ticket this August with a theme of "Salsa & Sombreros." Those tickets go on sale Monday, July 18.
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 and Open Family Trap Shoot Monday, July 18 5:30 p.m. -Set up J.A. Haas Building, Livestock Barn and Community Center Tuesday, July 19 5 p.m. - Pawnee County Community Dog Show (Fun Event), Community Center Stage 6 p.m. - 4-H Dog Show, Community Center Stage Wednesday, ...
The Pawnee County 4-$ fashion Review was held Tuesday in Larned at the J.A. Haas Building and the Larned Community Center.
Screening to be offered Friday LARNED - The Sunflower Early Education Center is sponsoring free developmental screenings for all children, birth through two years of age from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church, 701 Main Street in Larned. For information or a screening appointment, call 1-800-692-4087 or 620-792-4807 Laotian speaker scheduled Monday LARNED - Kenton Kersting, originally from the Kinsley-Offerle area, will share his experience as a volunteer teacher in ...
The Montana House of Representatives passed a tough drunk-driving bill to combat the state's high DUI rate, but it came over the objection of Rep. Alan Hale (and later, Sen. Jonathan Windy Boy).
"Mr. Putin, tear down this movie poster!" That's what I wanted to declare when I learned that three countries (Russia, Ukraine and South Korea) will not be using the full name of the upcoming motion picture "Captain America: The First Avenger" – instead advertising just the watered-down "First Avenger" portion. (To avoid opening ANOTHER can of worms, I won't list the nations that are advertising the film as "Captain Sugar Daddy: The First Cash Cow." ...
Dear Editor, Since there is no Bushton News or Holyrood Gazette, I decided to send my tribute to you. This is a tribute letter for three people who had lived in Bushton in the 1960s and have died recently. Paul Turnbal was the postmaster of Bushton, the years I lived there. He was on the school board and you couldn't mail a letter without seeing Mr. Turnbal. I was lucky to have met his ...
QUINTER - Rita Houdeshell, 72, of Quinter, died on Nov. 23, 2013 at Hays Medical Center. Born June 7, 1941, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Harley J. and Helen (Strobel) Everett. She was a graduate of Radium High School. On March 4, 1963, Rita was united in marriage to Larry W. Houdeshell in Dodge City. She worked for many years and retired as a certified nurse's assistant at Gove County Hospital in Quinter.
Nine-year-old Haley McCormick recently surprised Brit Spaugh Zoo Director Scott Gregory with a donation for the zoo.
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TOPEKA - The Kansas Supreme Court announced Wednesday that Lisa Taylor has been appointed public information director for the Kansas Judicial Branch. Taylor succeeds Ron Keefover, who founded the court's public information office in 1981 and retired in September.
The state's number one librarian will visit the Great Bend Public Library when it holds an open house from noon to 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission, both recreation centers, City Auditorium and Cavanaugh Wellness Center will be closed today through Sunday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours will resume on Monday.
The saying, "A picture is worth 1000 words" is so true. In the case of my four month old grandson, we have a book started. Still nothing compares to actually holding, squeezing his chubby legs, or getting Bob to laugh out loud. As we enter the holiday season, families across the country hardly need a reminder that November 24th through the 30th is designated as National Family Week.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?
With the holidays getting into full swing, life for most of us is getting hectic. Between all the big meals, the parties, the kids needing treats for their classes, never mind our day jobs...! Who has time for it all?
After another week of making desserts for events, I've decided pies are a good thing.
Actions speak louder than words. Oh, how true that is. With Thanksgiving tomorrow, so many of us will have a "cheat day" and opt for the second helping of stuffing or an extra dollop of whipped cream on our pumpkin pie.
Great Bend Tribune Managing Editor Dale Hogg and his wife, Volunteers in Action Volunteer Coordinator Linn Hogg, have embarked on this two-month lifestyle change experiment as a couple.