The Ellinwood Garden Club met March 9 at the home of Debbie Tillotson. Jean Robinson, Denise Joslin, and Debbie Tillotson were hostesses. The meeting was called to order by President June Stephens and roll call and minutes were read by Mike Westerman, secretary.
BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) - The president of Virginia Commonwealth University says he predicted a Final Four appearance, even if the players and most everybody else following college basketball didn't see it coming.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Matt Howard followed his heart. Shelvin Mack took the best offer he had.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun compares himself to an old car - once shiny, new and well-liked by everyone, he's had his share of dings to his reputation during the later part of his 39-year coaching career.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - With possible NCAA sanctions looming, Tennessee officials are confident new men's basketball coach Cuonzo Martin will win "the right way."
NEW YORK (AP) - Carmelo Anthony scored 39 points, his best effort since coming to New York, and the Knicks pulled out a 113-106 overtime victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday night to snap a six-game losing streak. Hours after saying the game was "almost a must win" for the Knicks, Anthony added 10 rebounds, and the Knicks got some help when Dwight Howard fouled out in the extra session, then picked up ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Kimberly Bell, her voice cracking, looked out at the court room and talked about the final stretch of her nine-year relationship with Barry Bonds.
EVERETT, Mass. (AP) - Brian McNamee says players like Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens wouldn't allow someone to put something in their bodies without asking what it is.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Cain walked off the mound to a standing ovation from an adoring crowd that hasn't seen the San Francisco Giants play at home since their improbable World Series run last fall.
Dear Editor, Mike Allison has served our community as an excellent mayor, and will continue to do so. He is fair, honest, and works for everybody in our city, regardless of the age group. Mike is committed to this community and is willing to see that our citizens are taken care of. He is available to answer questions, complaints, or suggestions from all of us. Please vote for Mike and we will see our community ...
When longtime Orange County, Calif., inmate Malcolm King demanded kosher meals and double helpings, jailers resisted, and King went to court.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Reagan National Airport's control tower went silent Thursday after an air traffic controller fell asleep in the tower. The pilots were on their own. All they had for guidance was President Obama's statement that we must protect the civilians in Libya. Hillary Clinton announced on television Thursday that the U.S. would cede authority in Libya to NATO after U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice demanded that Moammar Khadaffi step ...
Dear Editor, It's time to reveal the truth of who I really am. In November of 1992 I was called to duty by the King of my kingdom. I was instructed to go behind enemy lines and begin a rebellion. This rebellion would be against the religious, governmental, and social structures in the area of my deployment. My duty was to make people aware of my King and His Kingdom. After making people aware of ...
Dear Editor, I am writing to ask that you give Mike Allison your support for mayor. Throughout his tenure as our mayor, Mike has demonstrated leadership qualities that have proven beneficent to our community. Mike has been a tireless ambassador in helping recruit new businesses to Great Bend. His efforts have dramatically changed our business landscape. Great Bend has become home for several new businesses, and has seen expansion of some of our established businesses ...
GBHS athletics postponements The Great Bend High School junior varsity boys golf meet at home and the GBHS boys tennis matches at McPherson, which were scheduled for Monday, have been rescheduled for Friday at 3 p.m. The GBHS junior varsity track meet at Larned today has been moved to Tuesday, April 26. Youth track club starting up The Central Kansas Cruisers Track Club is beginning practice on Monday, April 4, at Ellinwood High School. ...
Timothy and Amy Frieb recently presented the Hoisington Boy Scout/Cub Scout Troop 7130 with a $2,500 FOCUS grant through Fontanelle Hybrids.
Pheasants Forever is hosting fifty-one informational meetings across Kansas for landowners and agricultural producers in advance of the USDA Farm Service Agency's Conservation Reserve Program general sign-up that runs May 20 through June 14. Led by Pheasants Forever Farm Bill Wildlife Biologists, landowners can learn how to increase their farm or ranch income while creating wildlife habitat in the process.
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
The following meals will be served May 13 through May 17. The secondary schools also have available daily: Main dish second choices, chef's salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.
This week, I found a column from K-State's Mary Lou Peter about the rabbits that are out and about. They may be cute hopping around in a field, but when they get into your garden, their cuteness wears a little thin.
History is one of our greatest teachers.
Panther Band members will present their Spring Concert at 7 p.m. on May 13 in the GBHS Gym. The band seniors and their parents will be recognized, as well as all of the band student's achievements during the year.
When executives of corporations are caught aiding and abetting criminal behavior of their employees, the executives are prosecuted and the businesses are destroyed.
The 27 members of the 2013 class of the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science will walk across the stage at Commencement beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, in the Fort Hays Ballroom on the second floor of the Memorial Union.
Happy Mother's Day to all of the moms out there! The month of May has arrived and that means a frenzy of activity for families who are celebrating Mother's day today and graduations now or in the weeks ahead. I am truly blessed to have my mother-in-law, daughter, and granddaughters close by. It is a joy to spend time together at a moment's notice. Hopefully your weekend plans include some good family time with plenty of hugs.
The annual Kansas Lions State Convention in Wichita, May 30 - June 1, 2013, will take on an international significance as the Kansas Lions host Lions Clubs International President Wayne Madden and wife Linda at the Airport Hilton Convention Center.