MISSION, Texas - Beverly Louise Colegrove Boyer died at the age of 82 due to natural causes at Mission, Texas, on Nov. 18. Beverly was born Aug. 1, 1926, the daughter of Helen Louise Miller Colegrove and Arthur Colegrove. She was the granddaughter of Herman C. and Mary Colegrove and Lester C. and Christine Miller, all of whom were residents of Great Bend before their deaths. On March 7, 1946, Beverly was ...
LARNED - Merle D. Wilson, 73, died on Nov. 19 at Promise Regional Medical Center, Hutchinson. He was born Dec. 12, 1936, in La Crosse, to Everett Merle and Ruth Renner Wilson. A lifetime resident of Pawnee County, he was a retired farmer. He belonged to the First United Methodist Church, Larned, the Audubon Society, and National Wildlife Federation. He served in the U.S. Army. On July 25, 1981, ...
Edmund Wayne Rome, 60, of Great Bend, died Nov. 20 at Great Bend Regional Hospital, Great Bend. He was born Feb. 15, 1950, at Great Bend, the son of Ed and Isabella (Frost) Rome. He married Rosalyn Schenkel. They were later divorced. He worked for the City of Great Bend at the water treatment plant. Mr. Rome was a lifetime resident of Great Bend. He served during the Vietnam War in the ...
The 76th annual 4-H Achievement Celebration was held on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2010. The theme was "4-H A Winning Hand". Julie Bitter, 4-H Council secretary, and Ashley Lockwood, 4-H Council Treasurer, served as the emcees. The Kansas 4-H Key Award is the most prestigious award that a 4-H member can earn. Candidates must have exhibited outstanding contributions in leadership, citizenship, community service. They also must participate in county, area and state events including demonstration contests, ...
The Parnassus Club met Nov. 16 at the home of Sharon Jones with eight members present.
"Tulip Mania" was the craze that gripped the Dutch in the early 1600's when travelers from the Middle East brought the cup-shaped flowers to the Netherlands. The tulips of that time were so rare to the people of the Netherlands that prices for the rare bulbs reached unrealistic highs, stated Alice Young, Memorial Garden Chairman for the Great Bend Garden Club.
USD 428, Holy Family, Central Kansas Christian Academy and HeadStart Schools The following meals will be served Nov 22 through Nov. 26. The secondary schools also have available daily: Main dish second choices, chef's salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines. Lunch ...
Monday Blood Pressure - 11 a.m. Senior Center Tuesday Coffee and Doughnuts - 8:30 a.m., Senior Center Wednesday Pitch - 7 p.m., Senior Center Thursday Closed for Thanksgiving Friday Closed for Thanksgiving
Senior Friendship Meal The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted. Choice of means you have the choice of entree but you have to sign up ahead of time for choice. Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are not included in suggested contribution for meal. For those 60 years and over, ...
Special Needs Calendar Monday Ceramics - 7:30 p.m., Meeting Room Tuesday Bowling - 4 p.m., Walnut Bowl
Monday Great Bend Optimist - noon at the Highland Hotel North Heritage Room Great Bend Rotary Club - noon at the Highland Hotel South Heritage Room Evening Quilt Guild - 6:30 p.m. at the CPI Annex, 1809 24th. Teaching/sewing meeting 21st Century FCE - 7 p.m. Hostess-Jeanne Steiner. Program-Toni Schneweis, "Living with Food Allergies" Tuesday Noon Lions Club - noon at the Highland Hotel Downtown Development, Inc. - 8 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce ...
Jim and Keela Jackson will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a Come and Go reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 21 at the First Assembly of God Church, 601 Patton Road.
Doug and Pam Chambers of Great Bend announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendra Chambers to Wesley Miller, son of Vicky and Jeffry Miller of Anthony.
Joe and Dolores Lane will celebrate their 50th anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 27 with a Come and Go Reception at the St. John Parish Center in Hoisington. Hosts for the even will be their children, Lori and Kevin Keller, David Lane, Michael and Patti Lane, Mark Lane, John and Jill Lane, and Joan and Dan Schmidt.
Ambrose and Jean Demel celebrated their 50th anniversary on Nov. 13 with a family luncheon and reception. Ambrose Leonard Demel and Patricia Jean Hancock were united in marriage on Nov. 12, 1960 at St. John Evangelist Catholic Church in Hoisington. The couple has nine children, Pat, Sandy and husband Curt Davis, Joe, Sue and husband Tom Rose and Aimee and husband Dusty Wyant, all of Hoisington, Don and wife Christa of Great Bend, Ben and ...
The dream of many young farm boys and girls is to ride on a tractor. For a youngster, the mammoth tractor epitomizes raw power, responsibility and coming of age.
The theme for the 2013 Barton County Fair quilt block challenge is "Celebrate Wheat." Coordinated by members of the Central Kansas Thread Benders quilt guild, the contest is open to anyone who sews. Kits are available for pick up for $3 at the Barton County Extension Office, 1800 12th Street in Great Bend. Each kit contains two fat eighths of fabric. Each of these fabrics must be used in the final block as well as ...
INDIANAPOLIS - Roy Hibbert had 24 points and 12 rebounds and Paul George had 14 points, eight rebounds and eight assist to lead the Pacers past New York 82-71 Saturday night in Game of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
NEW YORK - Francisco Liriano struck out nine and pitched into the sixth inning to win his debut with Pittsburgh and help the Pirates beat the New York Mets 11-2.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Andy Pettitte finally stopped beating himself up long enough to look at video of his past couple of outings, subpar efforts by any stretch and certainly his own lofty standards.
The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team travels to Hays on Tuesday to play an opening-round game of a Class 5A regional tournament
HILLSBORO - Central Plains High School brought a young team, but the Oilers came through for a third-place finish at the Class 3-1A state tennis tournament on Saturday to take home some hardware.
HAYS - It was Thomas More Prep Marian that ruled Thursday's Mid-Central Activities Association track and field meet.
WASHINGTON - Stephen Strasburg fell apart after one of third baseman Ryan Zimmerman's two errors and wound up dropping his fifth consecutive decision as the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 8-2 Saturday.
In its 60th year, the drag strip at Great Bend honors not only it's anniversary but also its national publicity.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Tiger Woods was surrounded by four rows of fans who stood shoulder-to-shoulder, curious to see how he was going to escape from the trees on the second hole at The Players Championship. Cheers erupted when he pulled out a 5-wood, a risky shot off the pine straw through a 15-foot gap of pines.
ST. JOHN - The Central Plains High School girls' track and field team won a Central Prairie League title on Thursday.
BOSTON - Adam Lind hit a tiebreaking homer off Boston closer Junichi Tazawa leading off the ninth inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Memphis Grizzlies call it grit and grind, and it got them through another ugly game.
TOPEKA-Kansas schools and school districts were honored Thursday for their support of character education as part of the Kansas Schools of Character Recognition Program, sponsored by the Kansas State Department of Education, the Kansas Character Education Initiative and the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site.