KHI News Service TOPEKA - A judge denied a state attorney's change-of-venue request in a lawsuit that involves the 2011 death of a patient at Larned State Hospital. Shawnee County District Court Judge Larry Hendricks ruled the case would remain in Shawnee County. The hearing lasted about 40 minutes. Lawyers representing the hospital and two of its psychiatrists had asked that the proceedings be moved to Pawnee County, where Larned State Hospital is located. The ...
Courtesy Photo Jim Forrest presents a check to the Larned High School Over Actors Anonymous on behalf of Prairie Arts Unlimited. The money was raised through the presentation of the recent dinner theater. Joining Forrest are Dallas Humphrey, Marley Palmer, Janae Woods, Abigail Ayre, Hannah Smith and Kolby Keith.
LARNED - The Pawnee Valley Community Hospital's respiratory department has scheduled three free pre-screenings that could help identify someone who is at risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
It's a good thing he slimmed down because he's running. The worst-kept secret in politics is clearly now even less of a secret. With his whopping re-election win, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in 2016 Republican Presidential nomination-seeking mode. The only questions are whether he'll do it his way (center right), or eventually the base's way (inch far right) -- and whether he'll prove to be another Bill Clinton or another Rudy Giuliani.
Speeding Cases Filed 10-10 - Kent A. Kirkwood, Larned; No seat belt; Fine $10 Filed 10-7 - Guadalupe Morales, Satanta; No seat belt; Fine $10 Filed 10-2 - Daniel Todd Schenkiews, Dodge City; Speeding, 76-65; Fine $51, court costs $96 Filed 9-29 - Gary B. Shrader, Garden City; Speeding, 60-40; Fine $105, court costs $96 Filed 9-28 - Brandon Joseph Holzmister, Garden City; Speeding, 79-65; Fine $69, court costs $96 Filed 9-26 - Joe War, ...
Auditions for the Habitat for Humanity "Barton County's Got Talent" dinner theater will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, and from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Grace Community Church, 201 McKinley St.
WACO, Texas - Bryce Petty threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more, Shock Linwood ran for 182 yards and fifth-ranked Baylor stayed undefeated, passing its first big test with a 41-12 victory over No. 12 Oklahoma on Thursday night.
MIAMI - Dwyane Wade scored 29 points, 11 in the fourth quarter, and the Miami Heat held off the Los Angeles Clippers 102-97 on Thursday night.
TOPEKA - The NJCAA Region VI finals will take place without a familiar jersey. The Barton Community College men's soccer team failed to make the finals of the region for just the second time in the last seven years. The Cougars were eliminated from the postseason with a 2-0 loss to Cloud County on Thursday evening in semifinal action at Hummer Sports Complex. The only other time Barton failed to reach the Region VI finals ...
TOPEKA - The contest was everything it was billed to be. Hard-fought, close throughout and down to the wire, but it wasn't the outcome the Barton Community College women's soccer was striving for. Barton's season came to an end with a 1-0 loss to Johnson County in the semifinals of the NJCAA Region VI tournament on Thursday afternoon at Hummer Sports Complex in Topeka. An early second-half goal by Johnson was all the scoring as ...
LAWRENCE - Just as his offensive line began to show some stability, Kansas coach Charlie Weis decided to shake things up again.
MANHATTAN - Bill Snyder sees the intrigue of facing 34-year-old Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury.
The Barton County Sheriff's Office has purchased "Offender Watch" software to enhance its website and Facebook page.
Great Bend Fire Department firefighters and friends serve spaghetti, Thursday night at their Ninth Annual Spaghetti feed. There was also a drawing for prizes. The line waiting to be served sometimes stretched outside the Knights of Columbus Hall and down the block.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Chris Jones scored 15 points to lead No. 3 Louisville to a 71-57 victory over Fairfield on Saturday in the Hall of Fame Tipoff Tournament.
BATON ROUGE, La. - Les Miles loves calling Death Valley the place opponents' dreams go to die. The same might someday be said about Johnny Manziel's bid for a second Heisman Trophy.
No. 1 ALABAMA 49, CHATTANOOGA 0
LAWRENCE - Every time that Towson missed a shot, it seemed as if somebody from Kansas was there to corral the rebound, throw an outlet pass and start the Jayhawks on the fast break.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It was only a month ago that the San Diego Chargers were in the midst of the AFC West race, trying to keep pace with the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady. Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots. All in front of a prime-time audience.
The mission statement for The Station sums it up. "The purpose of The Station is to bring emotional and physical awareness and relaxation to the human body in a professional, honest, and educated way with accessibility to the client at a reasonable cost."
Jeanetta M. Brownlee, obstruct legal process, fine $50, court costs $110
Helen Hickel, fail to yield, court costs $55.50
KOC to hold breakfast buffet
ELLINWOOD -"The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey. When waves of beings who only look human overrun the earth, the Earth's last survivors have scattered to stay alive. When Cassie meets Evan Walker, he may be her only hope for rescuing her brother, or even saving herself. But can she trust a stranger in this dangerous world?
Those who donated money and time, and played in the golf tournament collaborated to raise more than $45,000 for local cancer patients. The recent St. Rose Auction & Golf Classic proceeds will benefit the Heartland Cancer Center Patient Care Fund.
The monthly Barton County Historical Society meeting scheduled for Monday evening, Nov. 25, has been canceled.
Rosewood Ranch horse therapy instructor Melinda Suppes took part in a grueling exam last May in Loveland, Colo. She endured four days of a workshop, written testing and field work, all with the goal of becoming a certified instructor with Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International. It wasn't until more than five months later that she learned the results of her exam.