HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Obama vowed on Wednesday to fight next year for the passage of the just-rejected bill that gives U.S. citizenship to the children of illegal aliens. They must attend two years of college or serve in the U.S. military. The name of the bill is "No Juan Left Behind." Steven Spielberg was recruited by Nancy Pelosi to help re-brand House Democrats Friday after November's repudiation at the polls. ...
Last June, the Mexican government filed a brief in Arizona challenging the constitutionality of that state's proposed law that required police to check the immigration status of detainees, which, according to its Foreign Ministry, "violates inalienable human rights."
CINCINNATI (AP) - Carson Palmer threw four touchdown passes during a near-perfect performance in the swirling snow, ending the Chargers' run of four straight AFC West titles.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Delone Carter expects Syracuse to leave a lasting impression on Kansas State in the Pinstripe Bowl, and he anticipates being a big part of the reason.
Duke is again a unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25. The Blue Devils, who have been on top of the poll all season, received all the first-place votes from the 65-member nationwide media panel Monday. Duke's three-week run as a unanimous choice fell one vote short last week, when Ohio State received a first-place vote. Ohio State, Kansas, Connecticut, Syracuse, Pittsburgh, San Diego State and Villanova held second through eighth. Georgetown and ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - His kids started "going crazy." His phone started ringing off the hook. Todd Haley knew good things must be happening in Cincinnati.
Great Bend Fire Department A trailer house at 210 Hubbard St. was destroyed in a fire Sunday evening, Great Bend Fire Chief Mike Napolitano reports. Firefighters responded to the fire at 5:15 p.m. and arrived to find a fully involved fire. All occupants were out of the house, which was owned by Willie Getman. "The structure was a total loss," Napolitano said. Investigators returned to the house Monday morning to attempt ...
LARNED - Ruby Carolina McKenna, 95, died Dec. 24 at South Wind Hospice, Pratt. She was born Nov. 13, 1915, in Fargo, Okla., the daughter of Robert and Adelia Buckbee McKenna. A resident of Larned since 1991, previously of Woodward, Okla., she was a homemaker.
ELLINWOOD – Lila L. Young, 84, died Dec. 25 at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood. She was born March 16, 1926, at Vader, Wash., the daughter of Douglas H. and Alline Eaton Towers. She married Charles Norman Young Sept. 14, 1947, at Milton-Freewater, Ore. He died Dec. 29, 2000. A resident of Woodhaven, she was a retailer and homemaker.
Hoisington Municipal Court Docket Nov. 4 Johnny R. Espinosa, no drivers license, failed to appear Heidi M. Gill, driving while suspended, no proof insurance, speeding 29/20 Cierra Kaysea Ramsey, dog at large, fine $50, court costs $85 Chet D. Wheetham, drive while suspended, review Erin N. Rupp, no proof insurance, drive while suspended, journal entry Luke V. McConkey, battery domestic violence, 90 days jail, all but 5 ...
HOISINGTON - Gardeners of the Hoisington Community Garden will be meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 28 at 6:30 pm. in the back room of the Hoisington Pizza Hut. They will talk about how they will get started with the garden next spring. Food raised from this project will be given out to the people of our community that love to eat healthy garden vegetables. This project is endorsed by the Healthy Ministries Committee of the ...
Central Kansas Association for the Visually Impaired - at the Convent mon 12.27 Great Bend Optimist - noon at the Highland Hotel North Heritage Room Great Bend Rotary Club - noon at the Highland Hotel South Heritage Room tues 12.28 Noon Lions Club - noon at the Highland Hotel Downtown Development Inc. - 8 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room wed 12.29 Kiwanis - noon at the Highland Hotel Heritage Room thurs 12.30 ...
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, ...
HOUSTON - Mike Moustakas tied it with an RBI single before George Kottaras walked with the bases-loaded to drive in the go-ahead run in a four-run eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 7-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night to end a four-game skid.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be hosting a youth June Jaunt Tennis Tournament on Saturday, June 1, at Veterans Memorial Park.
DODGE CITY - The Ellinwood High School boys' golf team finished seventh after a playoff against Ness City in the Class 2A state golf tournament at Mariah Hills Golf Course on Monday.
MINNEAPOLIS - Oklahoma City isn't just a place where Thunder star Kevin Durant lives these days. It's home.
NEW YORK - Nick Gilbert and the Cleveland Cavaliers have beaten the NBA lottery odds again.
LOS ANGELES - Vinny Del Negro is out as coach of the Los Angeles Clippers after a season in which the team won its first division title but lost in the first round of the playoffs.
Graduation days are celebrations of hard work expended and the future opportunities that have been earned. They are a chance to look back on what it took to get there, as well as to look forward to what lies ahead. And many thanks are offered to those who helped along the way.
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Work on the bridge north of the Club at StoneRidge has been completed and the road is open, according to the Barton County Engineers Office.
ELLINWOOD - Virginia Manning, 91, died May 20 at her home in Ellinwood. Born Dec. 16, 1921 in Ellinwood, she was the daughter of E. Aubrey Smith and Hazel Converse Smith. In 1939, she graduated from Ellinwood High School. On May 17, 1940 she married Delmar Manning in Ellinwood. He died on Oct. 11, 2005. A lifetime resident of Ellinwood, she was a homemaker.
Sienna Michelle Meeks, 3 months, died on May 21 at her home in Great Bend. Born Feb. 22, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Nolan and Collette (King) Meeks.
Paul J. Linenberger, 90, died May 21 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Services are pending with Bryant Funeral Home, 1425 Patton Road, Great Bend.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Kansas State reaped the rewards of its first-ever Big 12 baseball championship season as a school-record seven players earned all-conference first-team honors on Tuesday. Wildcats head coach Brad Hill was named coach of the year for the second time.
Unique artwork and ceramics will be shown at a gallery opening at 7 p.m. Friday at Petr's Frame House, 2009 16th St. The show features the work of Darnel Row, Joshua Garret and Lili Vialacres.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Sunflower Bank, 3600 10th Street, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Ronda Sjogren with greeters Connie Oetken and Karmi Green. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.