ST. LOUIS - George Brett is giving coaching a month The greatest player in Kansas City Royals history isn't sure teaching is his forte and doesn't know if players will listen. Before hustling to the batting cage to start his job and greet well-wishers that included his former manager Whitey Herzog, the team's high profile interim batting coach certainly gave a fiery acceptance speech. "I'm scared to death right now, to be honest with you," ...
The Barton Community College Lady Cougars volleyball program is offering volleyball camps for various ages throughout the month of June. All camps will be held at the Great Bend High School Panther Athletic Center. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Barton head coach Phil Shoemaker or online at www.BartonSports.com.
Barton Community College head baseball coach Mike Warren has announced seven in-state signings for the upcoming 2013-14 season.
MANHATTAN - For the first time in school history, Kansas State will host NCAA postseason play as the top-seeded Wildcats welcome No. 2-seeded Arkansas, No. 3 Bryant and No. 4 Wichita State to a regional today through Monday at Tointon Family Stadium.
First Baptist Revival ends Friday Friday is the final day of a three-day revival hosted by First Baptist Church in Great Bend. The public is invited to attend at 7 p.m. at the church, located at 1600 19th St. Local pastors have spoken each night. The theme for the revival is "No Boundaries." No prayer breakfast scheduled for Saturday There will be no men's prayer breakfast this Saturday, June 1, at the River of Life ...
Great Bend Recreation Commission summer activities start Saturday with a model airplane fly-in at MACK field.
Correction An accident report in the May 22 "On the Record" was incorrect. Great Bend Police Department released the correct information on Thursday: A vehicle driven by Victor Parsell, 54, Raymond, was northbound on Main at 3 p.m. on May 20 and hit a vehicle driven by Justin Merritt, 32, Seneca, who was eastbound on 24th St. Both drivers reported they had a green light, but after talking to a witness, police cited Merritt with ...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Earl Dean Resner, 75, died May 29, 2013 at his home in Grand Junction, Colo.
GREAT BEND – Ralph E. Batman, 76, died May 29, 2013 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. He was born Oct. 2, 1936 at Great Bend, the son of Ralph Ermin and Martha Frances (Brown) Batman. He married Lucille Johnson Sept. 13, 1981 at Wilson. She died Dec. 4, 2012. Mr. Batman was a lifetime Great Bend resident who was owner and operator of R & L Pump & Swivel. He was a United States Navy ...
PRESCOTT, Ariz. - Eva Jaqueline (Jackie) Williamson, 85, died April 21, 2013, at her home in Prescott, Ariz. She was born Sept. 3, 1927, at Larned, the daughter of Arch and Eva (Franklin) Glaze. She graduated from Larned High School in 1945. She attended Kansas State University. On Sept. 3, 1947, she married Paul S. Williamson. Jackie was a homemaker, but worked part-time jobs in a grocery store, at a laundromat and assisted her husband ...
Wednesday, May 30 6:06 a.m. - Deputies assisted a driver striking a deer at U.S. 56 and 130th Ave. Tuesday, May 29 9:25 a.m. - A burglar alarm sounded in the 800 block of 20th Ave. 1:10 p.m. - A VIN inspection was completed 2:25 p.m. - An offender registry was completed 2:27 p.m. - A power line was reported across the road at O Road and 100th Ave. 2:53 p.m. - Deputies investigated an ...
Wednesday, May 29 3:40 a.m. - Officers assisted an outside agency in the 100 block of W. 8th 7:16 a.m. - An animal control officer responded to 12th and Broadway 9:49 a.m. - A traffic complaint was reported in the 1200 block of State 11:34 a.m. - A dog at large was returned to its owner from the Kwik Shop 12:47 p.m. - A turtle was returned to Pawnee Creek 2:46 p.m. - A dog ...
Barton Community College men's soccer player Vinicius Braga became the latest player from the 2012 Region VI Championship team to commit to play at the next level, recently signing with Bellevue University of Bellevue, Neb.
Dear Editor, One of the most important things a child can do to achieve academic success in school is to go to school every day. In fact, research has shown that a child's attendance record may be the biggest factor influencing academic success. We would like to thank some generous patrons for donating 10 bicycles to our schools to award students with Perfect Attendance. We would like to thank Jane Isern, Gail Carpenter, Rick and ...
HOISINGTON - The city of Hoisington is holding a rabies clinic at the Hoisington Fire Department, 114 E. Broadway at 9-11 a.m. on June 1.
Starting around Monday, June 10, the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will begin an asphalt overlay project on US-183 Highway in Rush County. This US-183 project starts at the Rush/Pawnee County Line and continues north 12 miles to the south city limits of LaCrosse. Construction is scheduled to be completed by August, depending on delays due to adverse weather conditions.
MIAMI - The NBA's coach of the year was fired before the finals even started.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?
Here's a little game I invented the other day after phoning the water company to complain about my bill and hearing an overly-chipper woman say, "Hi, Peter. How may I help you?"
MIAMI - The San Antonio Spurs returned to the NBA Finals just the way they left - with a victory over LeBron James.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It was about nine games into the Big 12 season when Kansas State baseball coach Brad Hill started to hear murmuring in the clubhouse.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It started with a double by Alex Gordon, gained momentum on a single by Eric Hosmer and another double by Billy Butler, and then was capped off by a two-run shot from Lorenzo Cain.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - John Dorsey had a vision for what the Kansas City Chiefs should look like when the longtime Packers personnel man was hired as their general manager in January.
SECAUCUS, N.J. - This time, the Houston Astros couldn't resist drafting Mark Appel with the No. 1 pick.
CLAY CENTER - Men, have you ever been told any form of this statement? "You work too much!" Conversely, have you ever been told,"I appreciate your hard work!"?