GODDARD - Great Bend High School's volleyball team opened its season Tuesday night at the Goddard Eisenhower triangular.
MANHATTAN (AP) - Kansas State coach Bill Snyder is going against the grain on defense this season.
LAWRENCE - Bradley McDougald and Toben Opurum went from hunted to hunters. For wide receiver Kale Pick, last year's opening day quarterback, the adjustment has been fling to cling.
The Philadelphia Eagles' offseason overhaul hasn't gone unnoticed in Green Bay. Neither has the hype that's come along with it.
HOUSTON (AP) - The official Texas A&M fight song includes a line that bids farewell to Texas, "so long to the orange and white." By this time next year, Texas A&M may have said goodbye to a lot more than its storied, century-old rivalry with Texas.
HOUSTON, Texas - Leathel Bohannon, 92, died Aug. 29, 2011 in Houston, Texas. She was born March 17, 1919 in Mountain View, Ark., the daughter of Hiram Mitchell and Mary (Shannon) Price. A resident of Great Bend since 2004, moving from Hoisington, where she had lived since 1946. Before her retirement, she was a nurse's aide at the Hoisington Hospital for 14 years. During World War II, she worked in a shipyard in Richmond, Calif. ...
ELLSWORTH - Bernece Lancaster Milner, 103, died Aug. 31, 2011 in Ellsworth. She was born Feb. 10, 1908 in Fairview, Okla., the daughter of Albert and Josephine (Goodale) Lancaster. She was a homemaker, an oil field pumper for Braden and Dean during WWII and surrogate mother to many children and grandchildren in Ellsworth. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Ellsworth. On May 21, 1925, she married Gus Clayton Milner in Emporia. ...
GREAT BEND - Joan C. "Jo" Rosenbaum, 67, died August 30, 2011 at the Ellsworth County Medical Center. She was born April 14, 1944 at Great Bend, the daughter of Andrew John and Bessie Ruth (Griffin) Dueser. She married Gary Rodger Rosenbaum June 2, 1969 at Miami, Okla. He died November 13, 1973. She worked for Westgate Beauty Salon as a hairdresser. Mrs. Rosenbaum was a lifetime Great Bend resident. She attended Pawnee Rock ...
Crime Stoppers of Barton County is seeking information about damage done to a generator at 1300 Stone St. in Great Bend, Police Chief Dean Akings said. The generator, which belongs to AT&T, was damaged sometime between July 6 and Aug. 23. "Thieves cut 50 feet of 5-conductor copper cable and fled with the cable," Akings reported in a statement for Crime Stoppers. Loss was $5,000 and the generator is not functional ...
Since eating a fatty, high-calorie meal would not be a good way to observe National Cholesterol Education Month, Gloria Siefkes has a better suggestion - check out the website ChooseMyPlate.gov. Siefkes is a registered nurse and diabetes educator at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made three ambulance runs Tuesday. There were no fires. Great Bend Police Tuesday reports: A resident reported receiving a forged money order for a television he was selling online. A vehicle driven by Marvin Haberan was westbound on Broadway at 10:08 a.m. and struck a vehicle driven by Mary Zahn, who was westbound on Broadway stopped in traffic. A dog bite ...
The city of Hoisington plans to spray for mosquitoes on Thursday, Sept. 1 and Friday, weather permitting.
Three years in, and the Obama administration's attempts to fix unemployment have been about as effective as trying to scratch your ear with your elbow.
Self-described anarchist Luciano Pitronello Schuffeneger was hospitalized and placed in a medically induced coma after a bomb he was planning for a Banco Santander bank in Santiago, Chile, exploded prematurely.
Dear Editors: Wow! There are just not enough superlatives to do justice to the NOTABLES who honored Great Bend with ultimate high energy music last Thursday night. They were just nothing less than perfect. In absorbing their inspirational concert, I was reminded of the Johnny Mercer World War II classic: "You Gotta Accentuate the Positive, Eliminate the Negative." Have we ever lived through a time when positivity is so needed? And this is just what ...
AMES, Iowa - Freshman Grant Rohach passed for a season-best 300 yards and two touchdowns and Iowa State beat Kansas 34-0 on a frigid Saturday night for its first Big 12 victory.
HEAT 101, MAGIC 99
The fifth-annual Great Bend Storm Special Olympics Turkey Bowl will kick off at 10 a.m. Friday at Great Bend High School's Memorial Stadium. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
It was the first time Scott Wood has competed in a body building event.
CHICAGO - Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose is out indefinitely because of torn cartilage in his right knee that will require surgery, the team said Saturday.
OTTUMWA, Iowa - The Barton Community College men's basketball team improved to 7-3 on the season with a 91-86 win over Marshalltown on Saturday.
MANHATTAN - Bob Stoops ran away from the tub filled with ice water just about as quickly and effectively as the Sooners' Brennan Clay ran through the Kansas State defense on Saturday.
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