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Ellinwood Library to close for maintenance next week

ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood School/Community Library will close for maintenance and cleaning from Monday, July 25 through Wednesday, July 27. The library will reopen on Thursday, July 28 at 9 am.

July 19, 2011 | | Barton Co. News


Santa Fe Trail tour canceled

Due to the triple digit heat, the joint Quivira Chapter / Cottonwood Chapter Santa Fe Trail Association tour of historic Rice County sites scheduled for Saturday, July 23 has been postponed. The tour will be rescheduled later in the year when the temperature cool down. Information will be published when a new date is set.

July 19, 2011 | | Local News


Freedom is going up in smoke

Are premium cigars next on the federal government's hit list?

July 19, 2011 | Tom Purcell | Columnists


IOUs to next generation isn't the answer

Dear Editor,

July 19, 2011 | | Letters to the Editor


Genius is still working on how we exist

Jacob Barnett, 12, an Asperger's-syndrome-fueled math genius who maxed out on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children and is now enrolled at IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis), told an Indianapolis Star reporter that his next project is about proving the Big Bang theory all wrong.

July 19, 2011 | | News of the Weird


McMahon injured in crash

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon and two others were injured Monday when a limousine crashed through a fence south of Reno, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.

July 18, 2011 | | AP Sports


Tests show no new heart issues for Ryan

HOUSTON (AP) - Tests done Monday on Texas Rangers President Nolan Ryan showed no new heart problems for the Hall of Fame pitcher, who was hospitalized after experiencing discomfort over the weekend.

July 18, 2011 | | AP Sports


Costly Royals errors help White Sox capture 5-2 win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mark Buerhle lasted seven innings in another impressive start, and the Chicago White Sox capitalized on an error by young shortstop Alcides Escobar to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on a steamy Monday night.

July 18, 2011 | | AP Sports


Signs indicate NFL, players are near to new deal

The NFL told club executives they could be schooled in the ins and outs of the new labor contract as early as Thursday, and the players' association summoned its leadership for a potential vote - the strongest signs yet the lockout might be nearing an end.

July 18, 2011 | | AP Sports


Howard unhappy with lockout

FAIRBURN, Ga. (AP) - Dwight Howard's frustration with the NBA lockout has caused the Orlando Magic star to strongly consider playing overseas.

July 18, 2011 | | AP Sports


U.S. can’t pull off one last thriller at World Cup

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The Americans stood on the field, watching in stunned silence as Japan celebrated.

July 18, 2011 | | AP Sports


U.S. World Cup team receives a warm welcome home

NEW YORK (AP) - One by one, tired and disappointed members of the U.S Women's World Cup team trudged off the bus and were greeted with cheers and waves from appreciative fans who didn't seem to mind a bit that they came up short of a championship.

July 18, 2011 | | AP Sports


New Peer Support Group helps senior citizens

A new program that will pair adult volunteers with older adults on the Medicaid Frail Elderly waiver will be explained during a program at 1 p.m. Friday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave.

July 18, 2011 | By Tribune staff | News


BCC trustees to discuss budget

The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will discuss next year's operating budget and publication of the proposed budget when it meets at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Seminar Room, located in room F-30 of the Fine Arts Building.

July 18, 2011 | | Area Briefs


On the Record for July 19, 2011

Barton County Sheriff

July 18, 2011 | | On the Record


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Death Penalty is Big Government at its Worst

Nebraska's legislature recently made headlines when it ended the state's death penalty. Many found it odd that a conservatives-dominated legislature would support ending capital punishment, since conservative politicians have traditionally supported the death penalty. However, an increasing number of conservatives are realizing that the death penalty is inconsistent with both fiscal and social conservatism. These conservatives are joining with libertarians and liberals in a growing anti-death penalty coalition.

June 18, 2015 | Ron Paul | Columnists


Kansas 150 1901-1925

February 04, 2011 | | Local News


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