Great Bend Catholic youth will hold their annual St. Nicholas Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Sunday, at the St. Rose Church Auditorium, Baker and Broadway. The cost is $5 for adults, $3 for ages 3 through 10 and children
Among the Medicare billings only recently discovered as fraudulent after being paid: • Brooklyn, N.Y., proctologist, Boris Sachakov, was paid for performing 6,593 hemorrhoidectomies and other procedures over a 13-month period - an average of 18 every day, 365 days a year (and 6,212 more than the doctor who billed the second-highest number). • Two Hialeah, Fla., companies, "Charlie RX" and "Happy Trips," between them billed Medicare $63,000 for penis pumps - including a total ...
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? New Yorkers lit the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center on Tuesday. There was no terrorism threat. Local taxes just raised cigarette prices to $12 a pack, so the only Middle Eastern men left in New York are the ones with a serious stake in this country. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange demanded Hillary Clinton resign Monday after he showed she spied on U.N. delegates. The next day Interpol ...
Tuesday night, the Claflin Junior High school girls' basketball team traveled to Victoria to take on the Squires.
SPRING HILL (AP) - A 17-year-old Kansas high school football player who died a day after a recent football game had a previous head injury that wasn't completely healed, a coroner said Thursday.
TOPEKA -Robert Edward Lee, 66, Topeka, died Nov. 30. Bob was born June 10, 1944, in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada, the son of Schubert and Loreen Martin Lee. He graduated from Hayden High School in 1962. He was employed by Kansas Gas Service Co., was a car salesman, an auctioneer, worked for Famous Brands and was an Auburn-Washburn school bus driver. Bob was an avid athlete. He played softball for many years and ...
Sale to benefit CBH There will be a "Books Are Fun" sale to aid Hoisngton's Clara Barton Hospital Foundation and Auxiliary on Monday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clara Barton Hospital Turnbull Safe Room.
Claus to visit Ellinwood Santa Claus will visit the Ellinwood Fire Department, 209 W. 1st St., from 2-3 p.m. on Dec. 11. Children will have the opportunity to sit on Santa's lap and tell Santa what is on their list. Ellinwood chamber to have Christmas Lighting Contest The Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce will hold a Christmas Lighting Contest. Prizes awarded in different categories ...
Tickets for the Fort Hays State University Madrigal Feaste are still left, but they are selling quickly. The Madrigal Feaste will be at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the Memorial Union.
Sterling College Music Department will be presenting "Candlelight," their annual Christmas concert, at 7 p.m. this Friday, Dec. 3 at the United Methodist Church in Sterling.
Dear Editor, I have really been bothered lately about the condition of our society. Everybody knows that there are plenty of hot-button issues stirring our social debates. Here's what I've come to notice. If we in the church were able to abolish abortion, homosexuality, pornography, premarital sex, adultery, gambling, consumption of alcohol and drugs, and reinstate prayer in school, post the Ten Commandments and get everyone to say Merry Christmas, there would still not be ...
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Hillary Clinton flew overseas Tuesday to repair U.S. relations with other nations after the WikiLeaks revelations. Her touch is legendary. When Hillary was a practicing lawyer in Arkansas she once got a client's parking ticket reduced to second-degree manslaughter. WikiLeaks revealed Monday that the U.S. was weighing transferring terror suspects from Guantanamo to Illinois State Prison. They'd like it there. Illinois has the cleanest and best-run prisons ...
The ski-mask-wearing armed robber who knocked off a Wendy's in Atlanta this past summer has not been apprehended, but police said he later called the store to ridicule the staff for having so little cash.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Longtime Kansas City Royals broadcaster Fred White died Wednesday of complications from cancer. He was 76.
NEW YORK - Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points to help the New York Knicks stay alive in the Eastern Conference semifinals with an 85-75 victory over the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 on Thursday night.
HAYS - The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team closed their season with a 5-0 loss against Hays in a opening-round game of a Class 5A regional tournament.
BALTIMORE - Growing up, Kentucky Derby winner Orb was just another horse who fit in with the crowd.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Grizzlies are enjoying a day off after wrapping up the franchise's first berth in the Western Conference finals. Good thing, too, because they can use a little rest after all that hard work.
IRVING, Texas - Keegan Bradley had no thoughts about a course record, or the possibility of a 59, after consecutive bogeys in the middle of his opening round at the Byron Nelson Championship.
LARNED - Dorothy D. Fox, 88, died May 16 at the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. Born Oct. 12, 1924, in Muskegon, Mich., she was the daughter of Ernest W. Goldsmith. On Dec. 15, 1946, she married Walter Mac Fox in Wichita. A longtime area resident of Larned, she was a farmer's wife, a Rosie Riveter for Boeing during World War II and worked in the Dietary Department at Larned State Hospital.
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LARNED - The Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility Advisory Council met for a quarterly meeting Tuesday. Minutes were reported by Kim Teegerstrom, administrative assistant.
Conceal/Carry Class to be held in Claflin
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes new computers for the Communications Department (911), dispatcher training and an overview of criminal victims' services.