Prosecutors ask for 11.5 years in Garden City holdup
Command Spanish for the Community, a course offered by Barton Community College, will provide a quick and easy way to learn limited amounts of everyday Spanish.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host a free Stop 'N Learn Session titled "The Deer Of Kansas," today and Friday. Educator Eric Giesing with the Kansas Wetlands Education Center/Fort Hays State University will be the presenter.
Beautiful Beginnings store in Great Bend also provided clothing that was modeled Monday at the Senior Center's fall fashion show.
JETMORE - Norman Olson, 64, died Oct. 4 at his home in Jetmore. Born Sept. 29, 1946, in Dodge City, he was the son of Carl and Velma Anderson Olson. A lifetime area resident, he was a farmer.
MCPHERSON - Mrs. Margaret Ann Reese, 71, of McPherson, passed away at 6:50 p.m. Oct. 4, while in the company of family members at Memorial Hospital, McPherson. She was a homemaker and through the years she worked for Farmers Alliance Insurance Company as a clerk, Alliance Insurance Company as a secretary and for McPherson College, all of McPherson.
HESSTON - Thebe Jahay, 89, passed away Oct. 5 at Schowalter Villa, Hesston. She was born Nov. 13, 1920, in Sioux Falls, S.D., the daughter of Daniel and Fatima Adul Hamway. She worked at Hesston Child Care for 15 years.
KOC to hold breakfast feed
ELLINWOOD -Ellinwood High School debaters fared well in two meets held on Saturday. Sophomores Connor Birzer and Jenna Snell won Sterling High School's junior-varsity tournament, placing first out of more than 30 pairs from 11 different schools. Hannah Maddy and Megan Orndoff also represented Ellinwood at the Sterling meet.
There is an old saying "all good things must come to an end." That is exactly what happened to the one-room schools in Kansas when the children ran out the door for the last time. Emotions trailed after them as people in these communities mourned the loss of their tiny schools.
(ARA) - Old Man Winter brings a variety of gifts for us each year - cold winds, snow and, of course, higher energy bills. You can't control the cold and the snow, but you do have a little control over how much energy you will use this winter.
(ARA) - While saving energy and lowering your bills during the winter takes some personal sacrifice, it might not be as hard as you think. With a combination of changing your habits and a few simple fixes, it's possible to realize significant savings on your utility bills.
(ARA) - As colder weather arrives, you are probably looking to freshen up your home decor. While it might be counterintuitive, a great way to do this is by using items you might not otherwise have a need for - or to put it bluntly, junk.
The three-event celebration of Heartland Cancer Center's (HCC) 11thanniversary promises to have something for everyone, said Dana Foss, facilitator of the Touched by Cancer Support Group.
Miraculously, President Obama has conjured a strategy to wipe the Islamic State from the face of the Earth!
One of the dumbest points of contention in modern politics is the Big Government vs. Small Government one. It's a fake debate, only meaningful to the privileged: investors, business executives and their cronies. To everyday Americans it's a lofty, largely academic concept. Yet we've been duped into caring about it.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that kept the pressure on Detroit in the AL Central.
Some victories can be a sign that a program that has hit hard times could be heading for better days.
LAWRENCE - It was the last sport to get the fall season underway at Barton Community College.
LARNED - When I was a kid, we played a game called "piling on."
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were supposed to be vastly improved this year. The standings show a big, fat zero in the win column.
Kansas law provides a three-foot wide passing distance for bicyclists. Tuesday, Dale Phillips and George Coulson with the Barton County Road and Bridge Dept. began installation of bicycle warning signs to remind motorists, with it's first sign erected on W. 10th Street at the Great Bend city limit.
Photo by Janet Fleske
LARNED - The 2014 Pawnee County Toy Run is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Great Bend Fire/EMS
A free program on Digital Mammography will be offered at 1 p.m. Friday at the Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Great Bend Regional Hospital staff will talk about their new full field digital mammography machine that shows great promise in the fight against breast cancer.
The annual celebration and meet-n-greet of Barton Athletics and the community will take place this Sunday, Sept. 21. Hosted by the Cougar Booster Club, the event will kick-off at 6 p.m. at Jack Kilby Square in downtown Great Bend with social interaction including free refreshments.