KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Adam Lind and J.P. Arencibia each hit two-run homers to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to an 8-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Terrelle Pryor's career at Ohio State, which started with so much promise and potential, came to an abrupt and scandal-ridden end.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods pulled out of the U.S. Open on Tuesday because of lingering issues with his left leg, leaving him uncertain how soon he can resume his pursuit of Jack Nicklaus' record for major titles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kobe Bryant had plenty to say about how he wants to help end homelessness among youth in Los Angeles. The NBA superstar had nothing to say about new Lakers coach Mike Brown.
Barton County Jail Booked June 3 Brian Scheideman, Great Bend - Failure to appear Samuel Bates, St. John - Driving while suspended Natalie Anguiana, Great Bend - Contempt of court Dustin Morgan, Stafford - Hold for other jurisdiction, through Stafford County Robert England, Great Bend - Driving while suspended Jaime Ayala Jr., Great Bend - Serve sentence Robert England, Great Bend - Johnson County ...
Great Bend Police A vehicle driven by Erin Bentley was southbound on Morton St. at 4:29 p.m. Monday and struck a vehicle driven by Andra Tracy, who was westbound on 16th St. Barton County Sheriff Theft of 435 steel sucker rods from 1885 NE 100 Ave. was reported Monday. Loss was $1,740. Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made two ambulance runs on Monday. There were no ...
Law enforcement officers continue to look for a man who was wanted for suspicion of battery in Great Bend on May 28. On that night, a vehicle was later stopped at 18th and Harrison St. and one of the people in it was the suspect, who fled on foot. The driver, Alecia A. Niefert, of St. John, was arrested on charges of flee and elude and driving without headlights, and ...
Great Bend Police are investigating a reported aggravated assault that allegedly occurred at 1:15 p.m. Monday, outside J&L Coins & Jewelry, 1203 Main. After an incident in which one or more people attempting to sell a gun were told to leave, a 19-year-old male returned, holding a shotgun as he stood outside the business, wanting the business owner to come out. At last report no arrest had been made.
GREAT BEND AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL Regular season schedule Chiefs Saturday - Chiefs Classic June 14 - Pratt at Great Bend, 6 & 8 p.m. June 16 - At Newton, 5 & 7 June 21 - TMP at Great Bend, 6 & 8 June 22 - Dodge City at Great Bend, 6 & 8 June 24 - At Salina, 6 & 8 June 26 - Newton at Great Bend, 6 & 8 June 28 - McPherson ...
w/relay logo Just in case Relay organizers make back-up plan BY STAFF REPORTS Ideally, the 2011 Relay for Life of Barton County will go off as scheduled Friday evening in the Barton County courthouse square in downtown Great Bend. But this is Kansas and the spring weather is unpredictable at best. "We're praying it doesn't rain," said event Chairperson Linn Hogg. None the less, forecasts are calling for a chance of precipitation. So, the Relay ...
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This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by the Great Bend Zoological Society, 2123 Main, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Lynda Jamison with greeters AJ Chrest and Jan Westfall. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
Until recently, many pregnant women at risk of delivering prematurely could be aided by an obstetrician-recommended workup of a chemical compound, at a cost of about $10 to $20 a dose.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? The White House reported worsening statistics on employment, manufacturing and home sales Friday. No one knows how much deeper the recession will get. The latest poll shows that most Americans would still vote to reelect President Obama, if only out of morbid curiosity. The Labor Department announced Friday that only 54,000 jobs were created in May. Half of those jobs were McDonald's jobs which resulted when the ...
President Barack Hussein Obama is instructing our only staunch allies in the Middle East to risk destruction at the hands of one of the most radical terrorist organization in that troubled area, and he must be stopped before some of the world's holiest historical sites are closed to the tens of thousands of pilgrims who visit them every year.
Environmentalists and budget critics of California's proposed bullet train may be breathing a sigh of relief.
President Obama's "Mission Accomplished" moment: "We have met the goal" of fixing the Healthcare.Gov website.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Alex Smith and Jamaal Charles make the headlines for the Kansas City Chiefs and rightfully so. The quarterback and running back are the biggest names on one of the NFL's surprise teams.
Before the season started, Great Bend High School's boys' head swimming coach Steve Beaumont said that he had a young team that would need to learn as they went.
LINCOLN - The Central Plains High School boys outscored Phillipsburg 10-3 in overtime to escape with a 61-54 victory Tuesday in the Amos Morris/George Stephens Classic. The Oilers outscored the Panthers 17-10 from the free-throw line.
LARNED - The upcoming college football bowl season is the end of an era. Thank goodness, or Santa Claus or whomever!
It seems inevitable that Peyton Manning will shatter the 50-touchdown passing mark set by Tom Brady in 2007. He might even do it Thursday night.
ASHBURN, Va. - It takes quite the sales job to explain why a medically cleared Robert Griffin III won't play for the rest of the season.
Roger Fry, author of "The Chronicles of John Grant," will visit the Great Bend Public Library on Wednesday, Dec. 18, to launch his new book. The event will begin with a book reading at 6 p.m. This will be followed by a book signing. Copies of the book will be available for sale. For more information visit the library's website, greatbendpl.info, or call the library, 792-2409.
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HOISINGTON - Helen M. Woydziak, 94, died Dec. 10, 2013 at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. She was born Sept. 17, 1919 at Dubuque, Kan., the daughter of Venzel and Mary (Kvapil) Blazek. She married Wilfred Woydziak Sept. 3, 1940 at Dubuque. He died Dec. 12, 1994. She was a homemaker and a nursing assistant at Central Kansas Medical Center, until retirement. Mrs. Woydziak was a lifetime Dubuque and Hoisington resident, living at ...
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Holy Family School's annual Christmas program starts at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Prince of Peace Parish Center, 4100 Broadway Ave. The school's Christmas tradition continues with songs by children in grades K-4, followed by a musical by fifth and six graders.