HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? The Washington Post reported Monday that President Obama has begun brewing his own honey-ale beer at the White House. He's trying to save the taxpayers some money. The cost of catering a beer summit every time he ticked someone off was breaking the budget. The Chicago Tribune ran an editorial calling for Obama to step aside and not run for re-election, and let Hillary Clinton run. Both ...
It is not the most popular fetish, but a few men do don raincoats and climb down into public outhouse pits.
YORK, Pa. - It's fitting that Pennsylvania is land of the pretzel - where "Pennsylvania Dutch" Swiss and German immigrants introduced the food to America in the 19th century.
AMERICAN LEAGUE Wednesday's games N.Y. Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 2 Chicago White Sox 8, Cleveland 4 N.Y. Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 2 L.A. Angels 7, Toronto 2 Baltimore 6, Boston 4 Detroit 6, Kansas City 3 Seattle 5, Minnesota 4 Texas 3, Oakland 2 Today's games Seattle (Beavan 5-5) at Minnesota (Swarzak 3-7), 12:10 p.m. Texas (C.Lewis 13-10) at Oakland (Cahill 11-14), 2:35 p.m. ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Detroit Tigers had already clinched the AL Central title, so manager Jim Leyland decided he would start getting his starting staff in order against the Kansas City Royals.
MANHATTAN (AP) - He's not quite King Arthur of Kansas just yet. The start that linebacker Arthur Brown has gotten off to with Kansas State may earn him that nickname in due time, though.
Between board of regents meetings and applications for membership, there actually are a bunch of games to be played this college football season.
Behind the play of its freshmen, the No. 15-ranked Barton Community College volleyball team swept Pratt in Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference action on Wednesday night 25-15, 25-15 and 25-21.
Great Bend Police Tuesday reports: A tire on a vehicle at 3920 10th St. was slashed. An altered or forged prescription was reported. Unauthorized use of a bank card was reported. A vehicle driven by Walter Meharg was westbound on 10th St. at 1:49 p.m. and struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Lawrence McDilda that was stopped in traffic. A juvenile runaway was reported. A ...
Movie nights are back at the Great Bend Public Library, 1409 Williams St. Starting Friday, Sept. 30 the library will once again be screening movies for the public, said Jennifer King, head of marketing. The After-School Movie at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 30 is an animated feature about Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota. When Blu meets the firecely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de ...
The Great Bend Tree Board received several entries to its first Trick or Tree photo contest. Here are some more of the non-winning entries.
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While the Thanksgiving and Christmas season is a time for gathering with family and friends, it is also a time for remembering loved ones who have passed away.
The Rev. Angela DeVore realizes that sometimes people are not feeling particularly merry at Christmas time. Instead, they may be feeling blue because of a significant loss in their lives.
A Great Bend man was taken to Great Bend Regional Hospital following a one-vehicle accident at noon Thursday on SE 100 Ave. and SE 70 Road in Barton County, approximately 7 miles south of Ellinwood.
Editor's note: This story by Esther Sayler and the accompanying tree photo won first place in the "Most Interesting Story" category of the Great Bend Tree Board's first Trick or Tree Contest, October 2013. Little Arthur (the second Arthur M. Sayler of four so named) was only 10 years old when he first saw the wonderful cottonwood tree with its dancing leaves, full- grown, standing alone in a dusty wheat field south of Albert, Kansas. ...
AMARILLO, Texas - Gladys Ruth Gardner, 80, died Nov. 28 at Bluebonnet Assisted Living in Amarillo, Texas. Born April 2, 1933, in Elbing, she was the daughter of Paul and Helen (Hawks) Binder. On June 12, 1954, she married Louis Edward Gardner in Hoisington. He died on July 19, 1995. A resident of Amarillo, Texas, since 2005, coming from Hoisington, she was a nurse technician for Clara Barton Hospital and Central Kansas Medical Center.
Barbara Wolford, an insurance agent in Great Bend's John Jaco agency for over three decades, was named the Agent of the Year Award by the Kansas Association of Insurance Agents at its annual management conference Oct. 3-4 in Overland Park.
Sure, the country isn't doing so well at the moment, but there are still plenty of reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving.
The Pawnee Rock New Jerusalem Church, 300 Santa Fe Ave., invites the public to celebrate its 125th anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 30. The celebration starts at 4 p.m. with time for sharing and reminiscing. At 4:30 p.m. the Rev. Jane Siebert will lead a service of thanksgiving, and there will be a catered dinner at 5:30 p.m. For more information call Connie Helm, (620) 792-4295, or Vivian Bright, 982-4635.
For those wanting to avoid adding pounds during the holidays, the Great Bend Recreation Commission is forming its late fall exercise classes.
Barton Community College will present a student recital of instrumental and vocal performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 in the Dorothy Moses Morrison Chapel, located in the Fine Arts Building, F-157.
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HOISINGTON -The Hoisington Annual Christmas Lighting is scheduled for Friday after Thanksgiving 5:30 p.m. at the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce 123 N. Main.