LARNED - E. Ross McBee, 71, died on Feb. 11 at St. John. He was born Nov. 26, 1939, at Fowler, the son of Cecil Frank and Virginia Gene Beaver McBee. A resident of Larned since 1962, he was retired from the Larned State Hospital.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Joy Amalie Deighton passed away on Feb. 10 at age 92. She was born in Rosetown, Saskatoon, Canada on Aug. 5, 1918, to Joseph and Josephine Suchy, who moved from Kansas to homestead in Canada in the early 1900s. While in Canada, Joy and five sisters were born before the family returned to Kansas.
Donal Lee Kelly, 76, of Great Bend, died Feb. 11 at Hospice House in Hutchinson. Services are pending and will be announced by Bryant Funeral Home in Great Bend.
Great Bend Police Thursday reports: Vehicles driven by Rogelio Torrez and James Queen collided at 8:35 a.m. on Washington and Broadway. Tires were cut and paint scratched on a truck on Broadway. The GBPD K-9 was called to assist the Kansas Bureau of Investigation in the 500 block of North Elm Street in Hoisington at 1:22 p.m. Thursday. Vehicles driven by Esmeralda Romero and Mary Dumler collided at 10th ...
A 16-year-old male from Great Bend was booked into the Barton County Jail on Thursday on charges of: Felony possession of stolen firearms, conspiracy to distribute meth, conspiracy to distribute stolen firearms, using a telecommunications device for distribution of stolen firearms and meth, burglary of an unoccupied non-dwelling, possession of cocaine, and eight counts of criminal possession of a firearm. He was taken to Reno County Youth Services.
A Great Bend man was arrested Friday after a pursuit on U.S. 56, Undersheriff Larry Holliday said. The Barton County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Pawnee Rock at 2:30 p.m. after Chris Ketch, 26, reportedly drove away from a domestic dispute but clipped a family member with his vehicle. Deputies driving to the call met Ketch on the highway. After he passed them, they turned around and gave pursuit. After the ...
The Rooster Booster Chapter of Pheasants Forever will hold its 17th-annual banquet Saturday, March 12, at the Highland Hotel and Convention Center, 3017 10th St. in Great Bend. The social begins at 5:30 p.m. and the dinner starts at 7:15 p.m. Youth tickets for those 17 and younger are $20 each and include a chance to win a youth gun. Adult tickets are $80 each before March 5 (they are $100 ...
Crime Stoppers of Barton County and Great Bend is seeking information about break-ins at Venture Corporation, at both the home office, 214 South U.S. 281, Great Bend, and the plant at Dundee. Copper wire was stolen at both locations, and both buildings had damage. Property loss and damage are estimated at $30,000. Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings asks anyone with information about these crimes or any other crime to call Crime ...
GOODLAND - Northwest Kansas Technical College announced the Fall 2010 Honor Roll Students. Dr. Ed Mills, president of the college, congratulated all of the students as outstanding, hardworking individuals of the college. To be on Honor Roll, the students must obtain a 3.5 GPA or greater. Central Kansas students on the list include Angela M. Lambert, from Victoria, Medical Assistant (Hays Campus), and Dustin L. Thacker, from Offerle, Respiratory Therapy I.
Barton Community College has released the list of students who earned certificates for career training during the fall semester of the 2010-2011 academic year at Barton. Students earning certificates are (listed by hometown): Albert Daniel Schenk, Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Technician Certificate Claflin David Yager, Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Technician Certificate Ellinwood Karen Herrenbuck, Medical Coding Certificate ...
Barton Community College has announced its summer and fall 2010 graduates. Graduates are: Summer 2010 Graduates: Baldwin City Wendy Murphy, A.A.S. Barnes Frannie Vathauer, A.A.S. Colby Desirae Redetzke, Cert.2 Ellinwood Keith Baker, A.A.S. Lisa Baker, A.S. Baily Zimmerman, A.A.S. Fort Riley Ann Marie Anway, A.A. Stephanie Banks, ...
Barton Community College has announced recipients of 2010-11 endowed scholarships based on academic achievement and merit. These scholarships are given by the Barton Community College Foundation. The following students, listed by high school, are recipients of these endowed scholarships: Bennington High School Chance Glavin, a 2010 graduate of Bennington High School, is a freshman at Barton majoring in criminal justice/business. He is a recipient of the Helen ...
When a family member has diabetes, meal planning can be a challenge. After all, diet is a crucial factor in controlling the disease. Since Gloria Siefkes, Central Kansas Medical Center R.N. and diabetes educator, understands this situation, another free evening diabetes class has been scheduled. There will be special emphasis on planning menus. The event is set for 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 in Room 450 ...
MANHATTAN (AP) - Kansas State forward Curtis Kelly will play Saturday at Colorado, and that was about all coach Frank Martin would say about the senior on Thursday.
Hoisington NHS inducts new members
HOISINGTON - Sonja Dee Ritter, 49, died Nov. 21, 2013, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. She was born May 4, 1964, at Larned, the daughter of Raymond Lee and Patricia J. (Freeburg) Hanken.
Lending an ear to a person takes on a new meaning when it is part of the E.A.R.S. program. "Everyone Able to Read through Sharing," is a program that was created over 10 years ago through the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
Last week, when Bill Clinton said President Obama should allow people to keep their health-insurance coverage - an early attempt to distance Hillary and himself from ObamaCare - I began to worry that the Clintons may be serious about another run at the White House.
"The holiday turkey sure looks grand this year," Dick Cheney said. "Why don't we go around the table and say what we're thankful for?"
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It had to be a painful experience for Chiefs coach Andy Reid, someone who prides himself on being an offensive innovator, to relive the first quarter of last Sunday's game in Denver.
What a juicy matchup the NFL scheduled for Thursday night, a showdown for the lead in the NFC South and maybe for the best record in the conference.
TULSA, Okla. - Fred VanVleet and Ron Baker each scored 21 points and No. 14 Wichita State finished with a 26-6 run to shake free of pesky Tulsa for a 77-54 win Wednesday night.
Chattanooga. Idaho. The Citadel. Coastal Carolina.
The Great Bend Middle School seventh-grade girls' basketball team started their season with a pair of victories, beating Colby 40-9 and Goodland 46-7 at the Hays Tournament on Saturday.
LARNED - It is time to get out the cranberry sauce and serve up my annual Turkey Awards for the year for the sporting world.