With a week left to go before the 2010 Barton County Tax Sale, county officials are warning property owners who are affected by the sale that they have a short time left to redeem at risk property.
Dear Editor, As Sen. Brownback prepares to leaves his office in Washington D.C., and complete his run for governor, I hope he'll continue the leadership he has shown on human rights. Specifically, I urge him to become a co-sponsor of S. Con. Res. 71, a bipartisan Senate Resolution to prevent genocide and mass atrocities. S. Con. Res. 71 calls for the U.S. to improve its capacities to help prevent genocide and mass atrocities, laying out ...
Dear Editor, Every day, there are countless national media reports about violence against women and children. These headline-making stories represent only the tip of the iceberg. Kansas is no exception to this violence - what we see happening in Kansas parallels what is happening nationally. Behind every headline, there are infinite untold stories that significantly impact the public health and safety of all citizens. One in 10 adult women in Kansas report domestic violence victimization, ...
Cosmetic surgery-obsessive Sheyla Hershey of Houston has endured more than 30 operations, including breast augmentations in increasingly large sizes - in her quest to have the world's largest pair.
Dear Editor, One of the most misunderstood principles in our world is that we need to teach people to be good. People are sinners by nature and must be transformed by a miraculous work of God. This is where our churches, educational systems and social programs are failing. You cannot teach a human being that is dead in his transgressions and sins to be good. There must be a miraculous awakening that is brought on ...
MIAMI (AP) - The New England Patriots rang up another big score, this time with little input from the offense.
A flurry of tiebreakers, that might've been fun for fans. For the San Francisco Giants and Atlanta Braves, a guaranteed spot in the playoffs was just fine.
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will hold its next study session at 4 p.m. Thursday in room U-219, on the upper level of the Student Union. The board will receive the latest financial statement, prepare for its upcoming retreat, and discuss strategic planning and upcoming "linkage" meetings.
PAWNEE ROCK - Commodities from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service will be distributed from 10-11 a.m. Thursday at the Pawnee Rock depot. For more information call Judy Welch, 620-786-4444.
A legal aid representative will be at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave., from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, to give legal advice to senior citizens 60 years of age and over.
"Communication: The Art of Listening and Conveying Your Message" is the topic of a Continuing Nursing Education seminar at Barton Community College. The class will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, in the Fine Arts Building Seminar Room, F-30. Speaker will be Jenni Reling, M.S., B.S.
The Kansas Lottery is restructuring its field staff in order to provide better service to lottery players and retailers, and increase sales and transfers to the state. As part of the restructuring, the Lottery will close its Great Bend office. The last day the office is open to the public will be December 13, 2013.
ELLINWOOD - Owned by Ann Christiansen, Annie Mae's, 518 E. Santa Fe has opened in Ellinwood. The former John Henry's now also serves breakfast and has takeout and delivery in Ellinwood.
Looking for that unique holiday gift? How about a one of a kind piece of jewelry? The Kansas Wetlands Education Center is offering a make and take beaded jewelry class from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. They'll make two different bracelets using seed beads. Once you learn how simple it is to create your own jewelry, you'll be hooked. There is a $5 materials fee for the class. All materials will be provided. Call ...
Preparation for the Russell Area Artists Exhibit at the Deines Cultural Center has begun. The exhibit will run from Jan. 10 through Feb. 7th. The show is open to any adult artist within a 60-mile radius of Russell.
"I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you," declared Nietzsche.
In 2006 I came up against a holiday deadline crunch, so I turned my column over to Turpy, the beloved eight-year-old Golden Retriever/Chow mix who had turned up at our doorstep as a puppy.
CHICAGO - Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is out for the remainder of the season.
Baylor coach Art Briles described his team as disappointed after its first loss of the season. But not discouraged.
Auburn moves up to No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll, setting up the second top-five matchup with Alabama in the history of the Iron Bowl.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs could be without their two top pass rushers against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Sunday after Tamba Hali and Justin Houston were hurt against San Diego.
PATRIOTS 34, BRONCOS 31 (OT)
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Red-faced and bundled on the sideline in a parka and stocking cap, Peyton Manning looked nothing the part of the cold-weather quarterback.
LARNED - JoAnn (Bruntzel) Simmons Selzer, 82, passed away peacefully Nov. 22 at the Linnwood Park Senior Care home in Meriden. She was born Oct. 21, 1931 in Rozel, the daughter of Alfred and Mildred Ellis Bruntzel. JoAnn was a Pawnee County resident until 1985, when she and her husband, Clyde, sold their beloved Melody Ranch southeast of Larned and moved to Paola to be closer to their children and grandchildren living in the Kansas ...