Touched by Cancer Support Group will depart from its regular schedule in December. The group usually meets each month on the first Tuesdays, from 2-3 p.m., and third Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. at Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland, Great Bend.
Great Bend Fire/EMS Firefighters made five ambulance runs Thursday. Great Bend Police A search warrant was executed at 10:47 a.m. Wednesday at 3211 Forest Ave. A wallet was found in the trash in the 1700 block of Adams St. A purse was reportedly stolen from a cart Wednesday at Walmart Supercenter. A battery was reported Wednesday afternoon at 1925 Washington. GBPD assisted a state parole officer at 5:18 p.m. Wednesday with a subject at the ...
CLASS 6A NOV. 30 CHAMPIONSHIP At Topeka Derby (11-1) vs. SM East (11-1), 1 p.m. SEMIFINALS SM East 37, Olathe North 27 Derby 55, Garden City 17 QUARTERFINALS Olathe North 22, Lawrence Free State 18 SM East 20, Olathe East 13 Derby 55, Manhattan 20 Garden City 35, Wichita Heights 28 FIRST ROUND Lawrence Free State 40, SM Northwest 14 Olathe North 14, Blue Valley Northwest 3 Olathe East 19, Gardner-Edgerton 7 SM East 36, ...
Dogs were removed from 132 Pine St. in Great Bend on Thursday, after reportedly being left without shelter, food or water.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Georgetown coach John Thompson III said he didn't recognize the out of control and at times selfish team that was humbled in an opening-round loss to Northeastern at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Thursday.
Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend will show the 1947 movie "Monsieur Vincent" as part of the continuing Movies with a Message series.
Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend will hold SpiritLife classes on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Classes and instructors for the day are as follows:
Dear Editor, The Veterans of Foreign Warts Post 3111 Ladies Auxiliary wish to thank all the people who donated funds to our "Poppy Days" and made it a great success. Our veterans thank you for the many who will be helped by your donations. God bless our veterans. Pearl White Poppy Chairman
The National Weather Service in Dodge City issused a winter weather advisory for Pawnee, Stafford and Hodgeman counties, Friday including the cities of Larned, Stafford, St. John, Hudson, Hanston and Jetmore. All counties south of Barton and Rice County are affected. The winter weather advisory for snow and isolated sleet is in effect until 11 p.m. Friday. Snow accumulations betweern 3 to 5 inches are forecast. Snow-packed roads will lead to hazardous driving conditions. One-half ...
Dear Editor, It's time again to "Adopt a Fort Dodge Soldier for Christmas!" Drop by 1011 Kansas after 5 p.m. daily to pick a name off the tree containing individualized wish list suggestions or make a monetary donation and we'll do the shopping. Wrapped gifts must be returned with the name tag attached by Dec. 2 to be delivered by Mr. and Mrs. Santa and members of the Great Bend American Legion Family to Dodge ...
Dear Editor, With Thanksgiving Day on the horizon I'd like to put forth something to think about. Thanksgiving is a day in which we pause to give thanks. Why do we do this? Why do we take a day out of our lives to be thankful? The tradition began with the Pilgrims who traveled to the New World of America. They were thankful for their new land and their new home. The world we live ...
Whew! I need to catch my breath. I can't keep up with the quickly shifting journalistic conventional wisdom.
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes a project to improve the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway overlook east of Hoisington, the Doonan communications tower replacement project and a Southwst Kansas Area on Aging Board appointment.
LACROSSE - The Meade at LaCrosse Class 2A football playoff game has been postponed from Friday night until 3 p.m. Saturday because of a wintry forecast. LaCrosse (11-0) and Meade (10-1) have met in the playoffs the past three years. Defending state champion Meade beat LaCrosse 34-12 last year. By mid-morning Friday, Meade has received 3 inches of snow. Hugoton reported 5 inches of snow and Seward County reported 4 inches of snow.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission, both recreation centers, City Auditorium and Cavanaugh Wellness Center will be closed today through Sunday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours will resume on Monday.
The saying, "A picture is worth 1000 words" is so true. In the case of my four month old grandson, we have a book started. Still nothing compares to actually holding, squeezing his chubby legs, or getting Bob to laugh out loud. As we enter the holiday season, families across the country hardly need a reminder that November 24th through the 30th is designated as National Family Week.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?