BY SUSAN THACKER firstname.lastname@example.org Break out the poodle skirts, because the fifties are coming back. The National Weather Service predicts Great Bend will see high temperatures return to the 50s by Monday, a pleasant change from this week. Not only was the temperature in single digits, Great Bend received 13 inches of snowfall on Tuesday, according to WeatherStreet.com. Many people spent Wednesday morning digging ...
GREAT BEND - Larry L. Menzies, 74, died Feb. 8 at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita. He was born Jan. 12, 1937 at Morrowville, the son of Hubert and Lois (Bahl) Menzies.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made two ambulance runs Monday, and five Tuesday. They also performed on carbon monoxide check on Tuesday, at 2511 walnut drive. Barton County Sheriff Someone shot three holes in the east door at LD Drilling, 7 SW 26 Ave., it was discovered Tuesday morning. It appears to have been done by a rifle or pistol of a higher caliber. ...
Delete - Merge ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Whether it was as complicated as deciding how to divide $9 billion or as simple as making sure everyone with a ticket also had a seat, the NFL had trouble getting it right this Super Bowl week.
LAWRENCE (AP) - Marcus Morris had 22 points and reserve Mario Little added 17, sparking a second-half charge that led No. 2 Kansas past No. 19 Missouri 103-86 on Monday night in a high-energy clash between the Big 12's highest-scoring teams.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jordy Nelson didn't let a few bobbles stand in the way of a breakout performance in the biggest game of his life.
SUPER PACKERS: With Super Bowl win No. 4, the Packers moved into fourth place for most wins in the championship game that began in 1967.
Dear Editor, I can't imagine what could make a person a Republican now, or even in the past century an a half. Republicans claim Lincoln, but he broke from the party in his second administration and chose Johnson, a Democratic candidate from Tennessee. Lincoln was probably the best president this nation has ever known. It's true. But he is not owned by either party. Which is why he is so remarkable. Republican administrations have increased ...
Nathan Chlumsky of Larned and Michael Alnore of Rozel will be re-opening the Larned Family Israeli/Okinawan Kobra Kai Karate and Mixed Martial Arts Academy. The school is located at 505 Broadway, next to Vanley's, in Larned. Mr. Chlumsky will serve as the head instructor of the Academy and Mr. Alnore will be the assistant head instructor at the Larned Academy. Classes start Feb. 2, Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 p.,m. to 8 p.m. For further ...
Dear Editor, I am writing in response to Frank Clark's article "Denial of Israel is costing America" in the Feb. 4 edition of the Great Bend Tribune. His opinion based on Genesis 12:3 and a list of "factual evidence" from the book "Israel:The Blessing or the Curse" highlights a trend in Christianity that I find troubling. The idea that God's wrath is directed at people because of their choices is, I think Mr. Clark will ...
Dear Editor, I want to thank all the wonderful people in Great Bend that took time to call me after my last letter. All the advice you all shared was very much appreciated. Many of you wanted me to put the landlords name in the paper; I am not going to do that at this time, as I am hoping he will appreciate the fact that we paid him February rent and gave a 30-day ...
Dear Editor, We are sure we speak for many readers of the Tribune in thanking you for the "Kansas At 150" you are publishing each Sunday. We have only lived in Great Bend since 1972, so we are learning so much about the history of the city, county and area from your specials. Whoever at the Tribune thought of this idea deserves much credit. Good job to your entire newspaper staff. Don and Elsie Learned, ...
The winter storm postponed all of the area high school basketball games on Tuesday night. Great Bend High School’s basketball teams are playing host to Western Athletic Conference foe Garden City on Friday night at Panther Fieldhouse. It will be Homecoming.
A large contingent of Great Bend High School business students traveled to Canton/Galva last weekend to participate in the Future Business Leaders of America district competition.
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!"?
It's not often people of varying beliefs are invited to weigh in on what they really think about religion and culture. But that's exactly what the Rev. Lenny Maxwell at First United Methodist Church hopes will happen Saturday night. The church will present a free screening of "Lord, Save Us From Your Followers," a documentary by Dan Merchant, featuring interviews with well-known people on all sides of the "culture wars."
Evangelist John Jacobs is known for his "powerful" presentations, combining athletes and a gospel message. His Next Generation Power Force will appear at the First Assembly of God, 601 Patton Road, Great Bend, at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 16.
Great Bend Aglow will meet Saturday, June 8, at Perkins Family Restaurant, 2920 10th St. The guest speaker is Faith Levine, Kansas City. Sign-in and social time begin at 9 a.m. The meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Living Logos ministry will present a dramatic presentation of the scripture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at Faith Community Church. Rod and Jenni Carlson of Living Logos do approximately 120 presentations annually, visiting churches of many denominations across the U.S., Canada and other countries. Rod's repertoire currently includes Philippians, Ephesians, James, 1st & 2nd Peter, the Sermon on the Mount, Obadiah, the first 12 chapters of Revelation and Christmas Story. Jenni's includes Philippians, Colossians, ...
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HAYS - Gerald A. Zimmer, 58, Hays, died June 5 at the Hays Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are by Hays Memorial Chapel in Hays.
MINNESOTT BEACH, N.C. - Judy Mershon Huber Wolfenbarger, 77, of Minnesott Beach, N.C., passed away June 4. Born in Chicago, Ill., on Nov. 4, 1935, she was the daughter of Andrew B. and Dorothy Mershon Huber. Her family moved to Mt. Carroll, Ill., in 1942. An accomplished pianist, guitar player and percussionist for Mt. Carroll High School, music was an important part of her life. Her quick wit and love of ironic humor lasted throughout her lifetime.
Monarch butterflies alight on wire mesh at the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo Butterfly Garden. Various species of butterflies in all stages of live can be found in the garden.