BY SUSAN THACKER email@example.com 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.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Alex Smith's even disposition never changed, even after the Chiefs quarterback held his own in an entertaining shootout with Chargers counterpart Philip Rivers.
HUTCHINSON – Phyllis E. Ankerholz Fimple, went to be with her Lord and loved ones Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Hospice and Homecare of Reno County, Hutchinson. Born Aug. 11, 1922, at Augusta, she was the daughter of Bertram H. and Flora E. (Fitzwilliam) St. Clair. She married Lawrence H. Ankerholz Nov. 20, 1941, at Salem, Ill. He died Dec. 7, 1983. She then married Rufus P. Fimple Jan. 15, 1994, at Great Bend.
In a small sampling of college football media, 27 of 33 Heisman Trophy voters say they would consider Jameis Winston for the award even if the sexual assault case involving the Florida State quarterback is unresolved before they vote.
Lelia A. Thompson, 94 died Wednesday, Nov. 27 at Sterling Presbyterian Manor, Sterling. Born Aug. 5, 1919, at Arpelar, Okla., she was the daughter of Boone and Virgie Mae (Ezell) Turner. She married Norman Thompson March, 26, 1938, at McAlester, Okla. He died March 18, 2002.
Kansas coach Bill Self was looking at a magazine a few days ago, and several teams captured his attention. Like Iowa, Villanova, Xavier and Tennessee, for example.
ARLINGTON, Texas - The NFL played six games on Thanksgiving in 1920. The holiday tradition apparently didn't settle in until 1934, the year the Detroit Lions were born.
The fifth-annual Great Bend Storm Special Olympics Turkey Bowl kicks off today at 10 a.m.
Normally a grudge match for AFC North supremacy, Thanksgiving night's visit by the Steelers to Baltimore doesn't carry quite such a lofty air this year.
ARVADA, Colo. - Mark Samuel Albert Stice, 36, set out in mid-September to climb the Crestones, in Custer County, Colo., and never returned and has not yet been found. More than 800 hours of volunteer time was spent trying to find him, but the search was hampered by snow, ice and high winds at altitudes over 13,000 feet. While we believe he will someday be found, the time has now come to remember him and ...
SALINA - Verla L. Hipp, 82, died on Nov. 26, 2013 at Sterling House of Salina. Born Jan. 6, 1931, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Frank Ernest and Helen (Schwartz) Ruble. On July 15, 1953 she married Robert F. Hipp in Great Bend. He died on Oct. 12, 1989. A lifelong resident of Great Bend, moving to Salina in 2009, she was employed for U.S.D. 428 as a Certified Food Service worker for 15 years, retiring in 1994. She was a gifted seamtress.
QUINTER - Rita Houdeshell, 72, of Quinter, died on Nov. 23, 2013 at Hays Medical Center. Born June 7, 1941, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Harley J. and Helen (Strobel) Everett. She was a graduate of Radium High School. On March 4, 1963, Rita was united in marriage to Larry W. Houdeshell in Dodge City. She worked for many years and retired as a certified nurse's assistant at Gove County Hospital in Quinter.
Nine-year-old Haley McCormick recently surprised Brit Spaugh Zoo Director Scott Gregory with a donation for the zoo.
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TOPEKA - The Kansas Supreme Court announced Wednesday that Lisa Taylor has been appointed public information director for the Kansas Judicial Branch. Taylor succeeds Ron Keefover, who founded the court's public information office in 1981 and retired in September.
The state's number one librarian will visit the Great Bend Public Library when it holds an open house from noon to 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9.