HOISINGTON - Randall Lugene "Randy" Ritter, 62, died Aug. 13, 2015, at his mother's home in Great Bend. Born June 6, 1953, in Hoisington, he was the son of Gene and Barbara (Drake) Ritter. A long-time resident of Hoisington, also residing in Yates Center and Salina, he was an engineer for the Missouri-Pacific and Union Pacific Railroad. He was a guitar and airplane enthusiast.
There is a large new crop of teachers joining the ranks in Unified School District 428 this fall. A total of 41 new instructors will be working with students in seven of the district's schools. They include:
An examination of Hoisington's Week 5 game highlights in a road game against Kingman shows Cardinal free safety Steffan Dolechek's ability to make plays on both sides of the ball. Entering the contest, Hoisington was 3-1 and a win would tie the Cardinals' victory total from a 4-5 year in 2013. Kingman was receiving statewide attention after it shut out it first four opponents.
August 17, 2015|
Conor Nicholl, Kansas Pregame
KANSAS CITY- Kendrys Morales singled in Ben Zobrist with the winning run off Angels reliever Trevor Gott with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Royals a 4-3 win on Sunday. The Royals took three out of four in the series.
August 17, 2015|
The local chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness will hold a bake sale and family-fun day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the north end of Brit Spaugh Park in Great Bend. The event will also include a barbecue meal for $5, dunk tank, snow cones and other activities.
We're locked in the Dog Days of summer and the humidity is rolling through the roof. If the first few days of August are any indication, this summer may continue well into September. And while some don't venture outdoors much except on weekends, for many outdoor work continues as usual.
August 16, 2015|
John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau