Local McDonald's Restaurants across Kansas will offer customers a great deal on Thursday, Nov. 14, when McDonald's offers Customer Appreciation Day.
There are a number of events locally to benefit Avah Mills who was born Oct. 18 to Audrey and Davin Mills. Avah was delivered prematurely at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita because of health issues spotted prenatally.
Leilani Schenkel, R.N., knew she wanted to use her extensive professional and personal background to do something that truly mattered. The doors to that something will open after the first of the year.
Barton County Jail Booked Nov. 8 David Towery, Great Bend - Contempt of court Eric Ehster, Hoisington - Serve sentence for Rush County Kenneth Piland, Hoisington - Failure to appear Mercedes Mater, Ellinwood - Failure to appear Daniel Chavez, Great Bend - Serve sentence Michael Loughner, Great Bend - Serve sentence Richard Dean Bates Jr., Macksville - Serve sentence for Stafford County Released Nov. 8 Delora Donovan, Hoisington - Own recognizance Kenneth Piland, Hoisington - ...
Fires A curling iron caught the carpet on fire at 12:37 a.m. Monday at 2536 6th St., Great Bend A field fire in the 300 block of SE 50 Ave. was reported at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Great Bend Police An unknown motorist hit a fence at 620 Hubbard St., it was discovered last Friday morning. An eastbound vehicle with unknown driver collided with a westbound vehicle driven by Tetyana Easley, who was making a left ...
Officers from the Barton County Sheriff's Office responded to a silent alarm Monday on Susank, and arrested suspect Nicholas A. Nondorf of Wilson.
Lenora M. "Foots" Matney, 79, of Great Bend and formerly of Pawnee Rock passed away on Monday afternoon, Nov. 11 at her home in Great Bend. Lenora was born on April 11, 1934 at Boise City, Okla. to Lewis F. and Geneva May (Merwin) Raybern. She spent the earlier part of her life in the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles, except for the eight years they lived in Pueblo, Colo. Lenora moved to Great Bend from the Texas panhandle in 1967.
LARNED - Leon Shearrer, 72, died Nov. 10, 2013 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Born Jan. 29, 1941, in Wagner, Okla., he was the son of David Fred and Edna Witt Shearrer. On June 10, 1962, he married Virginia Swartz at Macksville. She died on June 5, 2006.
OAKLEY - Galyn F. Crossley, 83, died Nov. 2 in Hays. Born June 27, 1930, in Great Bend, he was the son of Arden and Darlene (Baumgartner) Crossley. On June 5, 1955, he married Naomi Ruth Gaskill in Wellington. His banking career began in Hoisington as vice president of a Hoisington bank. In 1972, he was employed at The Farmers State Bank in Oakley, where he served as senior vice president, CEO and then as president.
TOPEKA -Scott "Scotty" Black, 67, died Nov. 11 at home in Topeka. He was born June 13, 1946 at Kanopolis, the son of Gilbert Alan and Audrey LaVaughn (Brown) Black.
ODIN - Alice M. Jenisch, 86, died Tuesday, Nov. 12 at her home in rural Odin. She was born March 22, 1927 in Barton County, the daughter of Joseph and Rose (Huslig) Bieberle.
LARNED -John Edward Haremza, 80, died Nov. 11, 2013, at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, Larned. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Morell Funeral Home, Larned.
Dear Editor, We would like to express our gratitude to the staff of the Great Bend Parks and Recreation Department and Activities Center. On Oct. 29 our soccer team was traveling from Lawrence to Garden City for a regional play off game. While looking for a place to stop for lunch, we contacted the parks and rec department. The parks and rec staff, specifically Vandy, helped us to pre-arrange a stop at your Activities Center. ...
Exclusive Excerpt from: "Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty!" by Tom Purcell
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.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The impenetrable wall that was the Kansas City defense was breached by the Denver Broncos two weeks ago, when Peyton Manning and his cohorts ran up and down the field in a 27-17 victory.
LAWRENCE - For the second straight season, Kansas coach Charlie Weis has taken the reins from a highly-touted transfer quarterback and handed them to an unproven but more mobile signal-caller.
Editor's note: The following stories are taken from Amy Metro's class "How to cook a turkey"
Barton Community College will hold auditions for its spring musical "Sweet Charity," at 5:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 2 and 3, in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
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