The next meeting of the Central Kansas 9.12 Coalition has been set for 7 p.m. Thursday, at the Burnside Room, in the Great Bend Recreation Center, 1214 Stone.
Officials from Superior Essex, of Hoisington, will be recognized when the Barton County Commission meets at 9 a.m., Monday, in the courthouse.
A representative from the Army Corps of Engineers will meet with the Great Bend City Council when it gathers at 7:30 p.m., Monday, in the city building.
Because two different laws operate, New York state prisoners, when they win lawsuits against guards who have injured them, keep the entire amount of the award, but when New York state mental patients win similar lawsuits, the hospitals can claim a large portion of the money back, as repayment for the daily cost of providing "care."
BEVERLY HILLS - God bless America, and how's everybody? The Super Bowl today is a match-up between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers in Dallas. The record-low temperatures and electricity outages didn't stop the party. Dancers all week got $100 tips for stripping down to their long johns. The Pittsburgh Steelers will attempt to win the team's seventh Lombardi Trophy at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas today. However, for the first time there'll be ...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Imagine this scenario: Sunday's Super Bowl goes to overtime, and the team that wins the coin toss gets the ball, drives down the field and makes a field goal.
No. 3 Texas 76, Texas Tech 60 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Jordan Hamilton and Gary Johnson each scored 16 points and No. 3 Texas remained unbeaten in the Big 12. The Red Raiders kept this one closer than Texas' 31-point romp the last time the teams met on Jan. 11, cutting the Longhorns' lead to seven in the second half. But J'Covan Brown made two 3-pointers in a 90-second span to help end the rally ...
AMES, Iowa (AP) - Down one with the ball and shot clock turned off, Kansas State coach Frank Martin called a play his team hadn't run all year.
DALLAS (AP) - As the 2005 draft crept uncomfortably along into hour 2, then hour 3, then hour 4 and beyond, Aaron Rodgers looked at the board, saw the words "Green Bay" up there and knew there was an outside chance his long day would end there.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Brady Morningstar's shooting touch is back, and the timing couldn't be better for second-ranked Kansas.
BY BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer ARLINGTON, Texas - NFL commissioners can't root, so Roger Goodell will just sit back and smile as he watches this Super Bowl. A season that saw pro football claim boffo TV ratings and reach new heights of popularity - even as it dealt with a stream of off-field woes - will end with two classic, hard-nosed teams clashing in its championship game. "When you look at this matchup," ...
LARNED - A Great Bend man died Thursday after a car and truck collided on K-156, one mile west of Larned. Ricky E. Perez, 47, was taken to Pawnee Valley Community Hospital. The other driver, Loren Lane, 56, of Larned, sustained possible injury and was also taken to the hospital in Larned. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Lane was in a westbound GMC truck at 4:32 p.m. and ...
Ingredients 1 large onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp olive oil 8 cups water or vegetable stock 2 Tbsp soy sauce or tamari 2 cups dry brown lentils 1 28-ounce can stewed tomatoes (or crushed tomatoes) 2 Tbsp miso 2 tsp cumin 1 tsp turmeric Red pepper or hot sauce to taste, if desired 2 cups of greens ...
Ingredients 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 carrots, chopped 6 cups vegetable stock 1 Tbsp chili powder 1 tsp ground cumin 2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained 2 cans whole kernel corn 1 28-ounce can crushed or diced tomatoes Pepper to taste Preparation In large saucepan, braise onion, garlic and carrots in about a quarter ...
Barton Community College has announced recipients of 2010-11 endowed scholarships as academic honor awards. These scholarships are awarded by the Barton Community College Foundation. The following students, listed by high school, are recipients of these endowed scholarships.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Jeremy Guthrie lasted six shaky innings and the Kansas City bullpen held off the Minnesota Twins the rest of the way Wednesday night, wrapping up a 4-1 victory that ended the Royals' franchise-record 11-game home losing streak.
MIAMI - Before reaching the top of basketball, LeBron James was run over by the San Antonio Spurs.
MANHATTAN - The Kansas State record holder for wins and saves by a freshman, relief pitcher Jake Matthys has been named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team, Collegiate Baseball announced Wednesday.
LARNED - Remember when you were a little kid and always had someone you looked up to, that you worshipped, that you wanted to be like? A famous ball player like Babe Ruth or Mickey Mantle or George Brett? Maybe it was George Washington, Marilyn Monroe or even Cher, though, I don't know why!
Small Claims Cases
By David Clapsaddle
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met May 30 at the Pawnee County Courthouse for a special meeting. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
By David K. Clapsaddle
PRATT - The next Miss America could come from Barton County. The next step toward the title is the Miss Kansas Pageant, which starts today at Pratt and concludes Saturday. Twenty-five women will compete, including two from Great Bend.
Great Bend Fire/EMS
Children at the Barton Community College Child Development Center (CDC) play with some new toys, Tuesday afternoon. The toys were acquired through a $500 grant awarded by Child Care Aware of Kansas. The grant requirements focus on increased efforts to practice healthy eating habits and to include physical activity both in and outside of the classroom. CDC Director Larissa Graham said the equipment is intended to help aid in fine muscle development and encourage "active ...
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood this summer, helping to ensure a sufficient supply for patients in need. Blood donations tend to decline during the summer, when many regular donors are on vacation and schools are out of session. However, the need for blood is constant. All blood types are currently needed, especially O negative, which is the universal blood type and can potentially be transfused to any patient. Upcoming blood ...
Law enforcement professionals will have two opportunities to learn from Chicago area Police Chief Kent Williams about various forms of adversity law enforcement personnel routinely face, not only in the field, but how these events shape their personal lives after they leave the cruiser.
HOISINGTON – Marilyn J. (Korf) Davis, 65, died June 4, 2013 at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
PAWNEE ROCK - Daniel J. Maes, 59, was born Aug. 12, 1953 to Joseph and Ellen (Phelan) Maes. He passed away May 26, 2013 in Topeka, with his loving family by his side. He was employed as a water well driller in the Great Bend area. Dan served in the United States Air Force. Survivors include, a daughter, Tammy Maes of Pawnee Rock; two sons, Jessie and Chance, both of Great Bend; Ginger Maes, mother ...