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, ...
PRATT - Larned High School's returning Class 4A state qualifier Kaiden Reed placed runner-up in the Pratt Wrestling Tournament. Reed lost 1-0 to Buhler's Jon Yates in the 285-pound division finals. Reed won two of three matches.
MANHATTAN - Marcus Foster had 18 points and Shane Southwell contributed 17 points and six rebounds as Kansas State beat South Dakota 64-62 on Tuesday night.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - As Scottie Wilbekin jogged off the court, students chanted his name.
LARNED - The Larned High School boys' basketball team picked up their pace in the second half to put away Kiowa County on Tuesday night at the Seventh Annual Gene Keady Basketball Classic 67-40.
ELLINWOOD -Kent Roth of Ellinwood announced today by social media Facebook post, Facebook:/kentrothesquire, the formation of an Exploratory Committee to test the waters for a race against incumbent Congressman Tim Huelskamp in the 2014 Republican primary election.
At least two fender benders in Great Bend were attributed to icy roads on Monday.
Rich Schaffer from the South West Kansas Area Agency on Aging will present "Are You Smarter Than a Scam Artist" at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. This free program is hosted by the Great Bend Recreation Commission.
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The Kansas Association of Broadcasters recently announced the 2013 KAB Television & Radio Award Winners. KSNC-TV in Great Bend was awarded "Non-Metro Television Station of the Year."
LARNED - Joe Dudley Hicks, 64, died Dec. 9 at his home, Larned. He was born Sept. 19, 1949 in Great Bend, the son of Burl Dudley and Eunice Lucille Shuss Hicks. A lifetime area resident he was a Registered Nurse at the Larned State Hospital for 30 years retiring in 2001.
Carl Marvin Wells, 76, died Dec. 9 at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas. Services are pending with Bryant Funeral Home, 1425 Patton Road, Great Bend.
LARNED - Stella Louise Parker, 73, passed away Dec. 7, 2013 at Wesley Towers Retirement Community in Hutchinson.
HUTCHINSON – In the Prairie Nutcracker, 1869 Kansas' dances to life in this new century twist on the traditional ballet. Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker music remains, masterfully adapted by Boston composer, Rick Kuethe, a native of Omaha, Neb. Prairie Nutcracker is a biennial event held on the second weekend in December, odd numbered years, and is produced by Prairie Nutcracker Foundation Inc.