Myrtle K. Pitts, 89, died Jan. 3 at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center, Great Bend. Services are pending with Bryant Funeral Home in Great Bend.
ST. JOHN - Genevieve Scalzi Hull, 75, died Jan. 1 at her home in St. John. Services are pending with Minnis Chapel in St. John.
ELLINWOOD - Maurice Francis Thul, 87, died Jan. 1 at his home in Ellinwood. Born April 16, 1923, in Ellinwood, he was the son of John and Ida Dorothea Mayer Thul. On Feb. 14, 1949, he married Maxine W. Strodtmann in Ellinwood. A lifetime resident of Ellinwood, he retired in 1988 after 35 years with the City of Ellinwood, retiring as superintendent of the Water and Sewer Department. He was a volunteer fireman for ...
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Great Bend Police Robert Sweeney was driving west on 10th St. at 12:41 p.m. Thursday and struck a vehicle driven by Todd Jones, which was also westbound but stuck in traffic. Jones reportedly received minor injuries but refused transport. A vehicle driven by Crystal Charles was southbound from a private driving turning onto 10th St. at 4:40 p.m. Thursday and struck a vehicle driven by Karen Orndoff, which was eastbound on 10th. ...
2nd Nine Weeks *Represents all A's A Honor Roll 8th Grade: Kennedi Groote, *Molly Root, Jori White 7th Grade: Noah Schneider, Haley White 6th Grade: Andrea Aguilera, Joale Groote B Honor Roll 8th Grade: Michael Brown 7th Grade: Brendon Clark, Victoria Martinez 6th Grade, Justin Oberle 1st Semester Honor Roll A Honor Roll 8th Grade: Kennedi Groote, *Molly Root, Jori White 7th Grade: Haley White 6th Grade: Andrea Aguilera, Joale Groote B Honor Roll 8th ...
2nd Nine Weeks * Represents all A's A Honor Roll Seniors: Amanda White Juniors: Lucas Ingham, *Miranda McCloud, *Zack Oberle Freshmen: *Audree Aguileram, *Ashton Brady, *Emily Roat, *Christina Sledd B Honor Roll Seniors: Presley Brady, Sean Gilmore Juniors: Meranda Frisbie, Jessica Jaske, Ashlyn Ray Sophomores: Cole Brady, Zach Kizzar 1st Semester A Honor Roll Seniors: Amanda White Juniors: Lucas Ingham,*Miranda McCloud, *Zack Oberle Freshmen: *Audree Aguilera, *Ashton Brady, *Emily root, *Christina Sledd B Honor Roll ...
Florine Meister will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 9 at the CPI Annex Building, 1809 24th Street.
Evelene Marie Knox will celebrate her 80th birthday on Jan. 2 with a card shower. Evelene Marie Knox was born on Jan. 2, 1931. She married Ramon L. Knox. He died on March 6, 2006. Cards may be sent to her at 419 Main Street, Heizer, KS 67530.
Steven Wilkinson and Lindsey and step-father James Creamer announce the birth of their son Zayne Slater Creamer on Sept. 13 in Great Bend. He weighed 8 lbs and was 19 1/2 in. long. He has three big sisters, Bailey Nicole Creamer, 10 years old; Jamison Riley Creamer, 3 1/2 years old; and Brinley Taylor Creamer, 2 years old.
Marjorie (Marge) Harrington will celebrate her 90th birthday on Jan. 8 with a family dinner.
Jeannie Viegra and Jason Devine were united in marriage on Nov. 26 at their home in a ceremony officiated by Bishop Greg Perez. The bride is the daughter of Jan and Jean Kolb of Las Vegas, Nev. and the late Judy Smith. The groom is the son of Richard and Laura Devine of Seward and Kathy Morgan of Wichita. Grandparents of the groom are Norman and Marie Roberson of Larned.
Larry and Betty Green of Mesa, Ariz. celebrated their 50th anniversary on Dec. 19 with a luncheon and reception at Down Under in Beloit. Hosts for the event were Darren Demel and Michelle Mueller of Wichita and Richard and LaVonne Reiser of San Antonio, Texas.
Arther and Shirley Hunt of Great Bend, formerly of Chase, celebrated their 59th anniversary on Dec. 24.
Tabor College has announced that 180 students have been named to the Dean's List for their accomplishments for the Fall '10 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List a student must fit into one of three categories based on his or her GPA: Highest Honors, 4.00-3.85; High Honors, 3.849-3.70; and Honors, 3.699-3.50.
The Great Bend Fire Department played host to the 11th annual Firefighters Run for MDA on Saturday at Fire Station #1.
Gene Stephenson knew the end was near when he got on the phone with Twins pitcher Mike Pelfrey, one of his best players during 36 years as baseball coach at Wichita State.
NEW HOPE, Pa. - Colleen Ann Houser of New Hope, Pa. passed away at home, surrounded by family, on Dec. 27, 2012.
John Carmon Ellison of Allen, Texas, 57, passed away on May 30, 2013. He was born on Sept. 3, 1955, in Fort Stewart, Ga., the son of John and Dee Ellison. On Nov. 28, 1995, John married Phyllis Taylor in Great Bend. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. John was also very proud of his police work; he started the SWAT program in Great Bend. John loved barbecue and cooking out, but most of all, he loved his family. He had a great sense of humor and loved to laugh.
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HOISINGTON - Hoisington Cemetery employees request that all arrangements and grave decorations on the ground and not at the head of the grave be removed to allow for maintenance of the grounds by Monday, June 10.
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This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Clara Barton Foundation, 250 W. 9th, Hoisington, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Jim Vopat with greeters Jan Westfall and Jill Fitzsimmons. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
The City of Great Bend's newly formed committee to study the banning of pit bulls will hold an organizational meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the City Council chambers, 1209 Williams. The meeting is open to the public.
Since the Obama administration has confessed to spying on journalists at the Associated Press and Fox News, have you noticed there are more stories about the Obama scandals in the news?
As amateur news hounds gain power and influence through social media, the definition of "journalist" has ripened for philosophical debate. But now it's becoming a legal issue – one that could hamper efforts to protect the news profession at the very time federal lawmakers are awakening to the need to do so.