MANHATTAN - Kansas State had been in this situation before, clinging to a lead late in the game, the defense forced to hold on for dear life while an opponent tried to get into position for the winning points.
LAWRENCE - Kansas coach Charlie Weis was drenched, as if he'd just jumped in Potter's Lake himself - the pond just up the hill from Memorial Stadium where the goalposts ended up.
Baylor overtook Ohio State in The Associated Press college football poll and Alabama became just the seventh team to hold the No. 1 ranking for 13 straight polls in a season.
BEARS 23, RAVENTS 20, OT CHICAGO - Robbie Gould kicked a 38-yard field goal to lift Chicago past Baltimore in a game delayed about two hours by a torrential downpour. Justin Tucker tied it for the Ravens with a 21-yard field goal at the end of regulation. The big delay came after Tucker kicked a 52-yard field goal with 4:51 remaining in the first quarter. Fans were ordered to take cover. Players headed to the ...
DENVER - Peyton Manning put more hits on the Kansas City Chiefs than they put on him.
GREELEY, Colo. - Berta Lou Riegel, 84, died on Nov. 14 in Greeley, Colo. She was born on Aug. 14, 1929 in Pawhuska, Okla.
The Barton County Historical Society has been recording memories, recollections, and experiences about people living and working in and around South Hoisington as part of its oral history project "South Hoisington: Stories from the Other Side of the Tracks". Founded in 1886 and incorporated in 1887, the City of Hoisington was formed to attract and benefit from the Kansas and Colorado Railroad, which would later become part of the Missouri-Pacific Railroad. To accompany and promote ...
Great Bend Fire/EMS Firefighters made two ambulance runs Friday, four Saturday and four Sunday. At 3:09 p.m. Sunday they responded to smoke in a house at 1301 K-96. They arrived to find light smoke that started with the dryer and set off the smoke detectors. The occupants exited the building and called 911. Chief Mike Napolitano said they determined that the dryer drum had become obstructed and that the fire had occurred between that and ...
The Great Bend Police Department received a report at 5:33 a.m. Saturday that a male subject was stealing tires at 2516 9th St. The suspect fled in a maroon Ford pickup. After a pursuit, officers lost sight of the pickup on a county road. Total loss from theft was estimated at $2,100.
Barton County Jail Booked Nov. 15 Sarah Jean Ramon, Great Bend - Contempt of court and possession of marijuana Jordan Hale, Stockton - Three counts of probation violation Leon Holmes, La Crosse - Serve sentence Zachariah Dittrick - Serve sentence Michael Loughner, Great Bend - Serve sentence Daniel Chavez, Great Bend - Serve sentence Jeremy Palmer, Colby - Probation violation Released Nov. 15 Garrett Mallow, Great Bend - Own recognizance Gustavo Fernandez-Rosas, Rush County - ...
HOISINGTON - Hoisington Main Street Inc. will kick off the holiday shopping season with prizes, incentives and food from 6-9:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22.
After Prom parents to meet ELLINWOOD -Ellinwood After Prom parent meeting is at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the St. Joseph School cafeteria. All Ellinwood High School junior and senior parents are encouraged to attend. ESM4B class to be held ELLINWOOD - A class on Effective Social Media for Businesses will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Nov. 20 at Educational Strategies, 108 N. Main. The class is about integrating social media into ...
JETMORE - The 14th annual Journey to Bethlehem program will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 14 and 15 at the Jetmore United Methodist Church. The evening program is hosted by the Jetmore and Hanston United Methodist Churches with help from other area churches. Special needs tours will be available from 5-5:30 p.m. each night.
DENVER - Peyton Manning walked off the field showing no trace of a limp and hardly a spot of dirt.
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.