COFFEYVILLE - The Barton Community College men's basketball team faced their first real challenge of the season on Saturday night during the Coffeyville Classic.
SALINA - The Barton Community College women's basketball team had to overcome something it hadn't faced this season on Saturday afternoon at the Brown Mackie Classic - a halftime deficit.
MANHATTAN - Northern Colorado coach B.J. Hill felt like this was a group that could take a step for his program. With all five starters returning, he felt it was a group to reverse a two-year trend of losing seasons.
The Barton Community College men's basketball team exploded for 56 first-half points enroute to a 100-78 victory on Friday night over Allen in the Coffeyville Classic.
CrossPoint Church members have been busy the past month as they prepare to move from their current location in downtown Great Bend out to Hart's Corner, south of town.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Andy Reid is tired of all the clichéd questions about fresh starts. He insists that he wasn't burned out or in need of a break after 14 seasons leading the Philadelphia Eagles.
WICHITA - As Wichita State newcomer Darius Carter returned to the bench late in Saturday's season opener, he made sure to give coach Gregg Marshall a message.
DAVIE, Fla. - The latest allegations from tackle Jonathan Martin went mostly unanswered Saturday by the Miami Dolphins, weary of fending off questions about the harassment case that has rocked the franchise.
One segment of the video shared a message from an Internet predator. The message was: I prey on the insecure and those desperate for attention. I tell the victim we are soul mates. These tactics work to my advantage as I prey on vulnerable kids who can eventually let their guard down. A voice on the video then says: Predators know what they are doing. Do you? Two Barton County Sheriff's officers shared the video ...
A board appointment is on the agenda for the next Great Bend Recreation Commission meeting, set for 4 p.m. Monday at the Carl Soden Recreation Center, 1214 Stone St. The new at-large member will fill the position held by Leonard Kaiser, whose term expires Dec. 31.
RUSSELL - The Deines Cultural Center, 820 North Main, Russell, will host a musical performance and reception from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, for its latest exhibit. Wood engraving prints and engraved blocks by E. Hubert Deines will be on display through the end of the year.
This month's meeting of the Barton Community College Board of Trustees will move to a different time and location. The meeting is set for 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, in Room A-113, the conference room of the Administration Building.
A free one-hour program, "Let's Talk Zoo," will start at noon Tuesday at Brit Spaugh Zoo.
The world's longest running phantom is taking off his mask and heading back in time. Best known for his decade-long portrayal of the lead role in the Tony Award-winning musical, "The Phantom of the Opera," Franc D'Ambrosio will showcase his newest creation, "I'll Be Seein' Youz: A Bronx Boy's Musical Perspective of World War II," when he performs for the Golden Belt Community Concert Association at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Great Bend ...
Great Bend Police A search warrant was executed at 9:23 a.m. Thursday at Credit Union of America, 4708 10th St. A shoplifting was reported at Walmart and a notice to appear (NTA) in municipal court was served. A known person allegedly shoplifted a $2.99 bowl of fruit from Love's Country Store, 1221 10th St., on Oct. 27 and on Thursday store officials decided to press charges. An NTA was served. A vehicle driven by Cody ...
The National Weather Service in Dodge City issused a winter weather advisory for Pawnee, Stafford and Hodgeman counties, Friday including the cities of Larned, Stafford, St. John, Hudson, Hanston and Jetmore. All counties south of Barton and Rice County are affected. The winter weather advisory for snow and isolated sleet is in effect until 11 p.m. Friday. Snow accumulations betweern 3 to 5 inches are forecast. Snow-packed roads will lead to hazardous driving conditions. One-half ...
Whew! I need to catch my breath. I can't keep up with the quickly shifting journalistic conventional wisdom.
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes a project to improve the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway overlook east of Hoisington, the Doonan communications tower replacement project and a Southwst Kansas Area on Aging Board appointment.
LACROSSE - The Meade at LaCrosse Class 2A football playoff game has been postponed from Friday night until 3 p.m. Saturday because of a wintry forecast. LaCrosse (11-0) and Meade (10-1) have met in the playoffs the past three years. Defending state champion Meade beat LaCrosse 34-12 last year. By mid-morning Friday, Meade has received 3 inches of snow. Hugoton reported 5 inches of snow and Seward County reported 4 inches of snow.
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Opal Marie McCullough, 95, died Nov. 21, 2013, at 10 a.m., at her home in Great Bend. She was born Nov. 27, 1917, in Wilmore, the daughter of Ather and Ella Burnett. She had two brothers, Carl and Orbia Burnett, who preceded her in death. She had lived in Great Bend since November, 1961, coming from Wichita. She married Paul W. McCullough on July 16, 1939. He was a partner of the former Self-Service Drug stores and preceded her in death on Jan. 24, 1975.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Donald Stephenson and Geoff Schwartz might as well consider themselves starters the way the two Chiefs offensive linemen have been pressed into service this season.
NEW YORK - Alex Rodriguez's grievance hearing to overturn his 211-game suspension ended Thursday after 12 days of sessions, a day after the New York Yankees third baseman angrily walked out and decided not to testify in his own defense.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have six MVP awards between them in the regular season. They have three more in the Super Bowl.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals agreed to a $32 million, four-year contract with left-hander Jason Vargas on Thursday, trying to fill the void in their rotation created by Ervin Santana's free agency.
ARLINGTON, Texas - Prince Fielder could have vetoed the blockbuster swap of All-Star players that sent him to the Texas Rangers less than two years after signing his big deal with Detroit.
What comes to mind when you think of Thanksgiving? Do you picture a time of thankfulness toward God - or is it merely one of eating, partying or watching football? On this holiday, a Thanksgiving meal is prepared with all the trimmings; families gather together and talk, while others watch a game or a parade filled with pilgrims, Indians and giant cartoon characters. Some families may even have their own yearly Thanksgiving traditions.