HOISINGTON -The Hoisington Ministerial Alliance is sponsoring Hoisington's Annual Thanksgiving Service. This year our service will be hosted by Living Joy Community Church, located at 354 W 1st St (NW Corner of First and Vine). The service will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24.
2013 Christmas lighting to be held HOISINGTON -Come to Hoisington Friday evening, Nov. 29 as they start the Christmas season off right. The Hoisington annual Christmas Lighting is scheduled for Friday after Thanksgiving 5:30 p.m. at the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce, 123 N. Main. Children are encouraged to make an outdoor Christmas ornament to hang on the lighted Christmas tree that will be in the chamber yard. Listen to Christmas carols as they wait for ...
This fall, Congress has an important opportunity to create jobs and grow the economy by passing a long-term, comprehensive Food, Farm and Jobs Bill. The Farm Bill impacts every American, every day by providing a wide range of programs that strengthen our nation.
The universe's comedy God has answered prayers of comedians everywhere who seek a sure-fire punch line: He has given them Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Ford has become a living unfunny joke.
Debra Harbert fundraiser LARNED - A bake sale fundraiser for Debra Harbert is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Carr Auction in Larned. If you would like to contribute baked goods, you can deliver your favorite goodies directly to Carr Auction at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. For information, call Kelly Moffet at 620-285-5649 or Donalda Parker at 620-804-0987. Pawnee Valley events • Pawnee Valley Sleep and Diagnostic Center will sponsor a free ...
BY TOM HUDSON The Miami Herald (MCT) There was a quiet milestone made in October that American consumers are enjoying today. For the first time since 1997, more oil was pumped out from under U.S. soil than was brought in from overseas sources. This has been hailed as a triumph of American technology, ingenuity and engineering. New methods to find and coax oil and natural gas from American bedrock have led to a spike in ...
OLATHE – Kansas State University Olathe is the site of the new Microbial Surveillance Lab, a partnership with Merck Animal Health. The lab will be a second site for the K-State Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, which is based on the Manhattan campus.
TOPEKA – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback yesterday announced a "Reading Roadmap" initiative designed to improve reading proficiency among Kansas grade school students by incorporating a wide variety of support services to educators, families and children.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Peyton Manning's four big targets have combined for 30 touchdown catches so far, yet the most important receiver the Denver Broncos have right now isn't Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker, Wes Welker or Julius Thomas.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Peyton Manning was back at practice for the Denver Broncos on Thursday, listed as "limited" on the injury report but looking more and more like a sure thing to play Sunday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Even before he was hired in January, Chiefs head coach Andy Reid watched tapes from every game that Kansas City played last season, including both matchups with the Broncos.
NEW YORK - All those who marvel at Miguel Cabrera can only wonder what he might've done this year if completely healthy.
Barton County Sheriff A burglary at 1084 NE 180 Road was reported Tuesday. A two-vehicle accident was reported at 8:10 a.m. Wednesday on NW 230 Road and NW 70, near the Russell County line. Russell County provided traffic control. A burglary was reported at 496 NE 110 Ave. Trailers and a vehicle were broken into and several items were stolen. A vehicle hit a deer at 6:29 p.m. Wednesday on east K-4 and NE 140 ...
Beta Nu Chapter of ESA will sponsor a Thankful for Chocolate tasting event from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Best Western Angus Inn Courtyard.
Youths in the America's Promise program pose for a photo during an hour of Cosmic Bowling, Wednesday at Great Bend's Walnut Bowl. The program is sponsored locally by Community Bank of the Midwest, with City of Great Bend employee involvement. America's Promise is a youth mentoring program with monthly activities.
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.