LARNED - If you donate blood with the American Red Cross, you could win a $250 gas card.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met Aug. 1 at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
By Jim Misunas firstname.lastname@example.org LARNED - Larned City Manager Lane Massey will don his negotiating hat when he plans to meet with officials from a Moundridge company that has offered to lease-purchase the city-owned National Guard Armory. Massey will iron out details with Heartland Industries partners Mark Vogts and Brian Wedel, whose company is affiliated with the Netafim irrigation company. Heartland Industries, a drip-irrigation company, has proposed a six-month lead-in lease agreement to locate a ...
NESS CITY - Lewis J. Friess, age 85, died August 8, 2011 at Rhode Island Suites, Ransom.
MERRIAM - Joan C. Hicks, 81, of Merriam passed away July 28, at Trinity Nursing Home in Merriam. She was born Dec. 2, 1929 in St. John. A longtime resident of Great Bend, she taught at the Academy of Beauty for several years. She was loved by all who knew her. Joan loved reading, doing puzzles and playing cards and enjoyed watching her grandkids play sports.
TOPEKA -The Kansas Bar Foundation has set the deadline for Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts (IOLTA) 2011 grant applications to October 7. The KBF awarded $84,500 in grants to charitable organizations across Kansas from funds generated through the Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts (IOLTA) program. Each year, the Kansas Bar Foundation earmarks IOLTA funds for non-profit groups that provide support of legal services to the disadvantaged, public education about the law, ...
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Great Bend Convention and Visitors Bureau, 3007 10th Street, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Allene Owen with greeters Rebecca Ford and Erin Powers. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
Barton County Sheriff A vehicle driven by Nathan Donner hit a deer in the 300 block of NE 190 Road at 6:36 a.m. Monday. At 5:30 p.m. Monday, a motorist reported that a tire came off a pickup and a piece of metal hit the windshield of the vehicle behind it, just west of Albert on K-96. A vehicle driven by Debra Mitchell was traveling west on NE 60 Road at ...
Barton County Jail Booked Aug. 8 Terry Ludes, Great Bend - Burglary, criminal damage and possession of stolen property Ernest Klima, Great Bend - Burglary, criminal damage, theft and possession of stolen property Dalton Barlow, Great Bend - Failure to appear Jeremy J. Stokes, Hoisington - Serve sentence Jill M. Zecha, Great Bend - Two counts of unlawful cultivation or distribution of controlled substances Eric L. Likes, ...
By Jim Misunas email@example.com OTIS - For a town of about 300 people, Otis residents have showed their interest in their local library. About 100 people attended a recent public meeting at Otis-Bison High School. The Otis Community Library may be forced to relocate in mid-August after the Otis city council voted 4-1 recently to move the library out of the city building. The Otis Community Library, 122 S. Main, has been in the same ...
By Jim Misunas firstname.lastname@example.org LARNED - The Larned city council has authorized Larned City Manager Lane Massey to continue negotiations with a Moundridge company that has offered to lease-purchase the city-owned National Guard Armory. The Larned city council agreed Massey should continue negotiations with Heartland Industries, a drip-irrigation company, at a meeting recently. The vote followed a 30-minute executive session for attorney-client privilege. Mark Vogts and Brian Wedel are partners in Heartland Industries, which is ...
KHI News Service TOPEKA - The head of the state welfare agency has countermanded controversial comments made recently by a top deputy to a group of mental health advocates. Pedro Moreno, deputy secretary at the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, met July 27 with members of the Mental Health Coalition of Kansas. Moreno, who heads disability and behavioral services at the agency, said he planned to ask the state's judges to take into ...
Monday, Aug. 8 Officers investigated a disturbance in the 600 block of Toles at 1:35 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 500 block of W. 10th at 10:15 a.m. Officers investigated a disturbance in the 700 block of W. 14th at 2:55 p.m. Officers investigated a parkling complaint in the 500 block of W. 1st at 3:27 p.m. Suspicious activity was reported in the 100 block of W. 1st at 6:10 p.m. Suspicious ...
Tennessee State Rep. Julia Hurley apologized in July and said she would pay for the refinishing of her desk in the legislative chamber after it was revealed that she had carved her initials in it during a January session.
Dear Editor, How to talk to a hard-of-hearing person: It's not hard to spot them. They are the ones with either an intent look on their face (trying to catch every word that's being said) or an indifferent look (feeling left out). When you know the person cannot hear well, talk to them (not at them) face to face. May eye contact. And for Heaven's sake, if they ask you to repeat, please do, and ...
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.
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Jeanetta M. Brownlee, obstruct legal process, fine $50, court costs $110