Friday, May 31 12:07 a.m. - A disturbance was reported in the 100 block of W. 5th 1:25 a.m. - An alarm was reported in the 100 block of W. 14th 1:30 a.m. - A vehicle lockout was reported in the 500 block of W. 16th Thursday, May 30 7:17 a.m. - An animal control officer responded to 9th and Carroll 9:03 a.m. - An animal control officer responded to the 500 block of Kansas ...
Friday, May 31 1:38 a.m. - Deputies investigated subjects in Burdett School with flashlights 9:23 a.m. - An offender registry was completed 10:40 a.m. - An inmate was escorted to court 11:15 a.m. - An inmate was released 11:55 a.m. - An offender registry was completed 12:58 p.m. - A VIN inspection was completed 1:05 p.m. - A suspicious vehicle was reported at U.S. 56 mile marker 187 1:09 p.m. - A concealed carry permit ...
Kansas SpeedWeek Cruise Night was Friday, May 31, in downtown Great Bend. Here are a few cars seen in Jack Kilby Square.
ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers were unbeatable in May with Derek Holland on the mound.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Towson's baseball team faced an uncertain future a few months ago, unsure if the program would exist beyond this season.
ELLINWOOD - St. John Lutheran Church will be having a Vacation Bible School from 5:15- 8:10 p.m. on June 2-6. Children as young as three years old are welcome.
Bruce Mellor, Kansas Bureau of Investigation special agent in charge of Great Bend, recently presented a check to Julie Bugner Smith, executive director of United Way of Central Kansas.
I hope this is the start of something very, very good! We finally got some moisture-- not nearly enough to restore our beloved marsh, but a start is most welcome!
The game moved quickly after that - right up until the top of the ninth inning, with the Royals leading and the rain back in force. Umpire crew chief Joe West had a decision to make.
Imagine you are a 19-year-old Marine. You are riding in a Humvee with four other Marines - your friends - when an improvised explosive device (IED) explodes.
There's good news and bad news in the twin terrorist outrages of the horrific running over and hacking to death of a British soldier and the Boston Marathon bombings. The good: intelligence agencies had some of these young terrorists on their radar. The bad news: having them on the radar did little good since the murderers still successfully completed their planned butchery.
MANHATTAN - The Class AAA American Legion baseball team's season-opening Tournament of Champions game was postponed due to inclement weather.
SAN ANTONIO - Across three NBA championships and more than 100 playoff victories together, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili have built a bond most teammates will never share.
Kansas Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Adrian J. Polansky announced today that the nomination period for local FSA county committees begins on Monday, June 17th.
API offered two special scholarships this year to students majoring in either Geology or Engineering. API is trying to retain some students to graduate and work in the industry. The winners of these two scholarships were Anthony Cannata and Jonathan Schotte. These recipients were not required for one of their parents to be employed in the oil or gas industry.
It's that time of year again when everything is growing, and people are looking forward to be rewarded for all of their hard work in the garden. With the unseasonal low temperatures this year, your garden might be a little behind normal, but with our recent rains, the weather warming up, and a little bit of care right now, your garden should be getting into the full swing of things.
For Kansans June, July and August are months when some of us return to our roots and visit family in rural communities across the state. Some go back to help with wheat harvest, others go home to spend time visiting with friends they have grown up with. For all it's a time to reflect and remember.
The annual reunion of the descendents of Adam and Clara (Hanslick) Hejny was held on June 2 at the Great Bend Recreation Center. A pot luck lunch was served. Hosts for the occasion were Leonard and Luanne French with help from cousins.
Barton Community College has named 234 students to the President's List for the spring 2013 semester. To qualify for this honor, students must have been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours and maintained a grade point average of 4.0 on a 4.0 or "A" letter scale.
The USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12/SSN-762 will hold a reunion on Oct. 2-Oct. 6 at the Hilton in Branson, Mo. Contact Allen R. Hope, President, 3828 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne, In. 46815-4505; 260-486-2221 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. eastern time; email-Hope4391@frontier.com.
Golden Sheaf Chapter #226, Order of the Eastern Star, Great Bend, hosted an official visit of the Worthy Grand Matron of Kansas, Dolores (Dee) Smith, and Worthy Grand Patron, Larry Swain, also of the Grand Chapter of Kansas, on May 20, at the Masonic Hall in Hoisington. The purpose of the official visit was to honor Barbara and Warren Tindall and Ruth Herman, with their 50 year pin presentations. JoAnne Massey was not present. Also ...
Albert and Therese Lobmeyer of Leoti announce the engagement of their daughter, Anita Lobmeyer, to Joey Bahr, son of Cherie Bahr of Great Bend and the late Ron Bahr.
Terry and Sandra Vink of Great Bend announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica M. Vink, to Jack R. Bates, son of Jim Bates of Overland park and Susan Bates of Dallas, Texas.
David and Jamie Bailey celebrated their 40th anniversary with family and friends on June 9 with a pool side reception at the Best Western Motel in Great Bend.
Genola McCarter will celebrate her 90th birthday with an Open House from 1 to 3 p.m. on June 30 at Sterling House, 1206 Patton Road in Great Bend. Friends and family are encouraged to attend or send cards.
USD 428 Great Bend School Food Service will offer the summer lunch program at Riley, Park, Eisenhower and Lincoln schools. The program will run from June 3 through June 27 (Monday through Thursday). Breakfast is served at Park and Riley only. There is no charge for anyone age 1 through 18. Sites are open to all children regardless of where they attend school. Parents may eat with their children for $3 for lunch or $2 for breakfast. All food must be consumed on site.