LARNED -Larned High School students have been recognized for academics, athletics, fine arts and Leadership/Service for October.
LARNED - Three Larned High seniors and 13 juniors were inducted into the Larned Chapter of the National Honor Society recently. Kayla Langdon, NHS president, opened the ceremony, followed by a prayer by Derik Trimmer.
USD 495 calendar Friday - Jump Rope for Heart; FCA, 7:30 a.m.; Jostens Ring Delivery, 7:45 a.m.; FCCLA-STuco Trick-or-Treat, 5:30 p.m. Saturday - LHS Cross Country at 4A State, Wamego. Monday - LHS Play Practice; LHS Stuco. 7:30 a.m. Tuesday - Art Club, Seminar; LHS Play Practice; FCCLA, 7:30 a.m.; LHS Senior Photo Retake; Play; Parents as Teachers Playgroup, LHS, 10 a.m. Wednesday - LHS Play Practice; TAC, FCA Core Team, Seminar; LHS Stuco, 7:30 ...
The Great Bend Public Library's November movies will be shown on Friday and Saturday Nov. 4 and 5.
CLAFLIN - At 2:33 a.m. Friday morning, a red Oldsmobile Alero, driven by 23-year-old Jessica Thayer of Hays was westbound on K-4 near 789 E. K-4. Thayer swerved to miss an unknown animal in the highway and lost control entering into the south side ditch. The vehicle rolled several times coming to rest facing to the east.
Two local churches will hold Halloween-related events today and Monday. Trinity Lutheran church will host a free community Trunk or Treat event o from 2-4 p.m. today. Participants are encouraged to come dressed in their Halloween costumes and enjoy the various activities, including: trick or treating, inflatables, lawn games and pumpkin painting. First Assembly of God will hold its annual Hallelujah Party as an alternative to being out in the weather for those parents who ...
With the game of the year a week away, and No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama taking the weekend off, the other national championship contenders will be jostling for position behind the SEC superpowers on Saturday.
The House Judiciary Committee recently completed hearings that focused on President Barack Obama's deferred action plan to grant amnesty to 300,000 aliens previously designated for removal.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? A New Jersey appeals court ruled Tuesday that a family didn't commit child abuse by naming their baby boy after Adolf Hitler. The child is the talk of the town. The kid isn't 3 years old and already he can point to the characters on Sesame Street and tell which one is gay, which one is Jewish and which one's a gypsy. President Obama made new rules ...
Augustin James Evangelista is only 4 years old, but he nevertheless has certain financial needs - which amount to about $46,000 a month, according to the child-support request filed by his mother, "supermodel" Linda Evangelista.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - By the time David Freese stomped on home plate Game 6 had already been stamped among the greatest thrillers in baseball history.
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley is accusing his former agent and an AAU coach of conspiring to forge a relationship with him from the age of 14 and giving his mother improper cash benefits while Beasley starred at Kansas State, all in an effort to land the basketball prodigy as a client.
District football scores Abilene 42, Smoky Valley 20 South Central 48, Argonia 0 South Haven 2, Attica 0, Forfeit Circle 19, Augusta 15 Buhler 42, Nickerson 9 Caldwell 44, Norwich 6 Clifton-Clyde 56, Canton-Galva 8 Central Plains 52, Solomon 6 Hesston 49, Chapman 7 Chase 62, Stafford 16 Rose Hill 56, El Dorado 6 Moundridge 18, Ell-Saline 15 Ellinwood at Inman Ellsworth 34, Hoisington 18 Otis-Bison 66, Frankfort 20 Garden Plain 44, Halstead 38 Hillsboro ...
A Great Bend man was taken to Great Bend Regional Hospital following a one-vehicle accident at noon Thursday on SE 100 Ave. and SE 70 Road in Barton County, approximately 7 miles south of Ellinwood.
Editor's note: This story by Esther Sayler and the accompanying tree photo won first place in the "Most Interesting Story" category of the Great Bend Tree Board's first Trick or Tree Contest, October 2013. Little Arthur (the second Arthur M. Sayler of four so named) was only 10 years old when he first saw the wonderful cottonwood tree with its dancing leaves, full- grown, standing alone in a dusty wheat field south of Albert, Kansas. ...
AMARILLO, Texas - Gladys Ruth Gardner, 80, died Nov. 28 at Bluebonnet Assisted Living in Amarillo, Texas. Born April 2, 1933, in Elbing, she was the daughter of Paul and Helen (Hawks) Binder. On June 12, 1954, she married Louis Edward Gardner in Hoisington. He died on July 19, 1995. A resident of Amarillo, Texas, since 2005, coming from Hoisington, she was a nurse technician for Clara Barton Hospital and Central Kansas Medical Center.
Barbara Wolford, an insurance agent in Great Bend's John Jaco agency for over three decades, was named the Agent of the Year Award by the Kansas Association of Insurance Agents at its annual management conference Oct. 3-4 in Overland Park.
Sure, the country isn't doing so well at the moment, but there are still plenty of reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving.
The Pawnee Rock New Jerusalem Church, 300 Santa Fe Ave., invites the public to celebrate its 125th anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 30. The celebration starts at 4 p.m. with time for sharing and reminiscing. At 4:30 p.m. the Rev. Jane Siebert will lead a service of thanksgiving, and there will be a catered dinner at 5:30 p.m. For more information call Connie Helm, (620) 792-4295, or Vivian Bright, 982-4635.
For those wanting to avoid adding pounds during the holidays, the Great Bend Recreation Commission is forming its late fall exercise classes.
Barton Community College will present a student recital of instrumental and vocal performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 in the Dorothy Moses Morrison Chapel, located in the Fine Arts Building, F-157.
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HOISINGTON -The Hoisington Annual Christmas Lighting is scheduled for Friday after Thanksgiving 5:30 p.m. at the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce 123 N. Main.
As I have done at Thanksgiving for many years, I want to proclaim some of the things for which I am thankful on this uniquely American holiday.
It's not every day that Democrats and Republicans get to shake their fist in the same direction. That honor goes to Education Secretary Arne Duncan whose insult against "white, suburban moms" whose "child isn't as brilliant as they thought they were" has sparked outrage from the tea party to teachers unions-not to mention the PTA moms who are heavily invested in their children's schooling. Sec. Duncan is still walking back his remarks, but if a ...