EDMOND, Okla. - Elsie Keil Herber, 95, died on Feb. 16, at Edmond, Okla. She was born Dec. 5, 1915, at Galatia, the daughter of Benjamin and Bertha Strecker Keil. She grew up and attended school in the Galatia, Milberger area. She worked for many years as a housekeeper in Russell. On May 9, 1970, she married Raymond Herber and they resided in Wilson, until his death on November 14, 1992. After his death, ...
GREAT BEND - William "Bill" Feist, 78, died Feb. 23 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. He was born May 2, 1932 near Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Barton County, the son of Conrad and Viola (Liebl) Feist.
LARNED -Jaxson Douglas Snodgrass, infant son, died Feb. 22, 2011, at Hays Medical Center, Hays.
LARNED - Lloyd George Lewis, 92, known to many friends and family as "Bus," died Monday afternoon at Hays Regional Medical Center, after suffering a heart attack earlier in the day. Lloyd would have been 93 April 27. The previous Saturday Lloyd had driven to his son's and daughter-in-law's homes to watch his favorite team, the Kansas Jayhawks, play the Colorado Buffaloes.
MCPHERSON - Virginia Edna Marx, 85, died Feb. 21 at Hospice House, Hutchinson. She was born Oct. 14, 1925.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission's Lifeguard Training Class will be held March 20-25 at Barton Community College. This class is for any individual wanting to become a lifeguard. Those enrolling need to be 16 years old or older. Swimming skills needed include the crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke and elementary backstroke. The preliminary skills are: 300-yard swim using the crawl and breaststroke, timed surface dive in 10-foot water, and get a 10 pound ...
The American Red Cross and Great Bend Recreation Commission will offer CPR classes at the GBRC Activity Center, 2715 18th St., on Saturday, March 19. Classes start at 8:30 a.m. CPR Saturday will offer all of the CPR classes: Adult, Child & Infant, Professional and Recertification for these CPR classes. The fee for the class is $10. The deadline to enroll is 5 p.m. Thursday, March 17, at the Great Bend ...
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made four ambulance runs on Tuesday. They performed carbon monoxide checks at 2500 16th St., 1122 Frey and 1406 Hoover, and at 1:21 p.m. they responded to Central Kansas Medical Center, where an alarm had been set off by dust from a construction project. Barton County Jail Booked Feb. 19 Charise N. Zimmerman, Sylvia - Stalking and criminal trespass, Stafford County ...
All of a sudden, the NBA looks more like a fantasy league than a real one. Talk about the sneaker being on the other foot: On the heels of LeBron James' migration to South Beach, now it's the megastars and their agents, not management, who decide where they want to play, with whom, and even when. Fearful of getting little in return, as the Cavaliers basically did when James ducked out of town last summer ...
A person with knowledge of the trade says the New Jersey Nets have agreed to acquire All-Star point guard Deron Williams from the Utah Jazz in a three-team deal.
Tonight's games Highland at Fort Scott (Women-5:30, Men-7:30) Kansas City Kansas at Labette (W-5:30, M-7:30) Hutchinson at Pratt (W-6, M-8) Allen County at Independence (W-6, M-8) Garden City at Seward County (W-6, M-8) Johnson County at Coffeyville (W-6, M-8) Barton at Colby (W-6, M-8) Butler at Cloud County (W-6, M-8) Cowley at Neosho County* (W-6, M-8) WOMEN Sunday Seward 73, Dodge ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federally mediated negotiations between the NFL and the players' union have stretched 35 hours over five consecutive days - and they aren't done.
Delete - Merge LAWRENCE - While visiting with his staff one day, Bill Self picked up the phone and heard the voice of a faraway stranger.
Dear Editor, I was appalled to learn that Kansas Rep. Bill Wolf, from my hometown of Great Bend, had voted to close Kansas Neurological Institute (KNI). Growing up in Great Bend, I was taught to take care of those in need and to always help the less fortunate. Rep. Wolf's stated background of family values was not reflected in his vote. Rather, one would assume that he would demand the continuance of the sophisticated, around-the- ...
LAWRENCE - Charles L. Curtiss, 61, concluded his battle with cancer May 6, at his home. Born on July 30, 1951, in Lawrence, he was the son of Earl and Oma Lee (Coleman) Curtiss. In 1983, he married Debra Nichols. They divorced in 1994. He was an employee of Hallmark Cards in Lawrence for 38 years, retiring in 2007. Charles was intensely interested in genealogy tracing his own family back hundreds of years and also ...
BILLINGS, Mo. - Robert (Bob) Raymond Ewald, 81, passed away on May 2, in Billings, Mo. He was born on July 30, 1931 in Great Bend. On June 4, 1954, he married Shirley Joan Ewald (Wolfe) in Ellinwood. He worked at Blount Industries for 20 years.
A benefit dinner and dance for Laura Brown, who was diagnosed with cancer, will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Elks Lodge, 1120 Kansas. A silent auction will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Proceeds will go to help pay medical expenses. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance by contacting Rick Schwager at 786-5255; Becky Sigler at 617-3321; Courtney Kelly at 282-0608; or Chadd Brown at 282-1064.
Put on your tinfoil hats everybody. Or didn't you get the memo? Its paranoia time in America again. Maybe it's the spring that brings out the crazy in our legislators. Of course, that would assume a semblance of sanity the other three seasons, and nobody wants to bet anything more than lunch money on that proposition.
"America's global leadership in mobile, and the strategic bandwidth advantage so many have worked hard to create, is being threatened by the looming spectrum crunch," recently departed Federal Communications (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski said.
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MIAMI - Nate Robinson scored 27 points, Jimmy Butler added 21 points and 14 rebounds while playing every second for the third straight game, and the Chicago Bulls stunned the Miami Heat 93-86 on Monday night to take Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Thursday, May 2
ST. JOHN - The St. John-Hudson High School boys' golf team won a Central Prairie League title on Monday afternoon, finishing at a combined 313.
It was a family affair for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Thunder on the Plains at the S.R.C.A. Drag Strip this past weekend as Glen Amerine nearly shared the winner's circle with his son Craig, who was the runner up in Top Sportsman, and brothers battled in the final round for the Stock Eliminator championship.
LAWRENCE - Kansas athletic officials are reviewing allegations that the former AAU basketball coach of Ben McLemore received cash payments aimed at steering the star freshman to a sports agent.