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.
No. 14 Memphis 78, Arkansas St. 71, OT MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Will Barton scored 20 points and No. 14 Memphis survived a scare with a 78-71 overtime victory over Arkansas State on Wednesday night. Arkansas State got two quick baskets in the extra period to take a 69-65 lead. But Memphis (6-0) scored the next seven points to pull away and escape with its undefeated record intact. Wesley Witherspoon had 12 points for the ...
HOISINGTON - Martin "Marty" C. Smith, 58, passed away Sunday May 19, at KU Medical Center in Kansas City. Born October 7, 1954 in Denver, Colo., he was the son of Robert E. and Evelyn (Collins) Smith. On Jan. 16, 1998 he married Karen King in Springfield, Mo. Marty moved to Hoisington in 2008 coming from Lovington, New Mexico. He served his country in the United States Army and worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator until he was disabled.
Sunday, May 19
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) is accepting applications for nominations to the United States Service Academies. The academies include the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York; the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland; the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. Those selected will enter the academies in June 2014.
The Barton County Association of Retired School Personnel met on May 10, at Montana Mike's in Great Bend. President Sally O'Connor presided over the meeting. There were 50 members and two guests present.
The following meals will be served May 20 through May 23. 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.
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.
At the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Ethan Kaufman, Russell High School, Taylor Fry, Great Bend High School and Conner Birzer, Ellinwood High School, were selected to attend the 30th Annual Governor's Scholars Awards Program on May 5, in Topeka.
Andy and Joanie Wise of Ellinwood, announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Wise to Nathan Humphreys, son of Robert and Lori Humphreys of Sterling.
Ruth (Shook Pound) Hoard will celebrate her 85th birthday with a surprise birthday party from 2 to 4 p.m. on May 26 at the First Presbyterian Church at 24th and Washington in Great Bend. No gifts are requested.
Derek and Angie Linden announce the birth of their son, Connor Michael Linden, on April 10 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. and was 20 in. long. He has a big brother, 7-year-old Jordan Alexander Brough and a big sister, 3-year-old Hayden Elizabeth Linden.
Rodrigo (Kino) Adame and Nakita Fischer announce the birth of their son, Kacen Rodrigo Adame, on March 18th. He weighed 5 lbs. 13 oz. and was 18 1/2 in. long.
Jessica Pearson and Robert (Jake) Johnson were united in marriage on Jan. 26, in an outdoor service in Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic. Parents of the bride are Linda and Clayton Pearson of Great Bend. Parents of the groom are John and Peggy Johnson of Wichita.