Great Bend Fire/EMS Firefighters made two ambulance runs Friday, four Saturday and four Sunday. At 3:09 p.m. Sunday they responded to smoke in a house at 1301 K-96. They arrived to find light smoke that started with the dryer and set off the smoke detectors. The occupants exited the building and called 911. Chief Mike Napolitano said they determined that the dryer drum had become obstructed and that the fire had occurred between that and ...
The Great Bend Police Department received a report at 5:33 a.m. Saturday that a male subject was stealing tires at 2516 9th St. The suspect fled in a maroon Ford pickup. After a pursuit, officers lost sight of the pickup on a county road. Total loss from theft was estimated at $2,100.
Barton County Jail Booked Nov. 15 Sarah Jean Ramon, Great Bend - Contempt of court and possession of marijuana Jordan Hale, Stockton - Three counts of probation violation Leon Holmes, La Crosse - Serve sentence Zachariah Dittrick - Serve sentence Michael Loughner, Great Bend - Serve sentence Daniel Chavez, Great Bend - Serve sentence Jeremy Palmer, Colby - Probation violation Released Nov. 15 Garrett Mallow, Great Bend - Own recognizance Gustavo Fernandez-Rosas, Rush County - ...
HOISINGTON - Hoisington Main Street Inc. will kick off the holiday shopping season with prizes, incentives and food from 6-9:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22.
After Prom parents to meet ELLINWOOD -Ellinwood After Prom parent meeting is at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the St. Joseph School cafeteria. All Ellinwood High School junior and senior parents are encouraged to attend. ESM4B class to be held ELLINWOOD - A class on Effective Social Media for Businesses will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Nov. 20 at Educational Strategies, 108 N. Main. The class is about integrating social media into ...
JETMORE - The 14th annual Journey to Bethlehem program will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 14 and 15 at the Jetmore United Methodist Church. The evening program is hosted by the Jetmore and Hanston United Methodist Churches with help from other area churches. Special needs tours will be available from 5-5:30 p.m. each night.
DENVER - Peyton Manning walked off the field showing no trace of a limp and hardly a spot of dirt.
MANHATTAN - An upcoming trip to the Puerto Rico Tip Off didn't look too good to Bruce Weber after his team's first two games. He wanted to see his team perform from the opening tip and that's exactly what came to be in its third game of the season.
Combat Systems Officers Graduate, United States Air Force, Pensacola, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fl.
Virgil and Beverly Burhenn will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Nov. 23 with a family dinner with their children and grandchildren.
Bill and Wilma Steadman will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Nov. 22 with a card shower. The couple will celebrate with a family dinner at a later date.
Mike and Dixie Watkins will celebrate their 50th anniversary with an Open House from 4 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 29 at the home of Donna and Clark Rusco, 5121 Timber Creek Road in Great Bend. Hosts for the event will be their sons and families, Jeff and Heather Watkins of Lafayette, La. and Craig and Krystal Watkins of Topeka; sisters, Donna and Clark Rusco and Debbie Risley. The couple has six grandchildren, Evan, Lane, Jack and Emory of Louisiana and Devin and Cooper of Topeka.
Progress Club met on Nov. 4, at the home of Pat Halbower with 18 members present. Jackie Curtis introduced Skip Yowell, co-founder of JanSport who presented our program. Skip is a 1964 graduate of Great Bend High School and a GBHS Hall of Fame member. He and his partner designed sportsgear such as packs and tents for mountain climbing and camping around the world. He gave a narrative of his travels and also of his work with youth and the underpriveleged.
The Indian River citrus fruit will be available from 8 to 6 p.m. on Sunday and Monday at the Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist School, 1 mile west of 10th and Patton. Extra navel oranges, pink grapefruit and Georgia pecans will be available. For more information call 620-791-7314.
Back in elementary school when I was hand-writing my newspaper The Lewisburg Snoopy Nose, I never dreamed what sort of tools journalists would be using today.
Clearly, it MUST have been a video produced by America's enemies, a vicious piece of propaganda that was so outlandish it would have brought laughs 10 years ago. No one except indoctrinated citizens of communist countries would ever believe it.
Winter is officially here! The weather has cooled down, and some of the best little hunters have appeared on the scene. The short-eared owls are here! I saw the first one of this year yesterday evening at dusk on the Redwing Road. It is the time of the aerial hunters. Hawks, eagles, falcons and owls can be seen with a little patience.
MANHATTAN - Jerry and Lou Ann Morgenstern, Barton County, were honored as Kansas Farm Bureau Farm Family of the Year for Farm Bureau's 7th geographic district. The Morgensterns received their award during Kansas Farm Bureau's 95th Annual Meeting in Manhattan, Dec. 3.
Kansas Farm Bureau recognized members and friends at its 95th Annual Meeting, Dec. 2-4 in Manhattan.
• Larned Christmas Parade - Larned's Christmas Parade begins at 11 a.m. in downtown Larned Saturday and features a theme of "It's a Candyland Christmas." Cars, bicycles and walkers are invited. After the parade, Santa's Workshop will be open. At 2 p.m. a free movie at the Larned State Theater for the children of Pawnee County.
CLAY CENTER – One of my highlights each Christmas is putting up the tree and trimming it out with lights and decorations. We start at the bottom and wind our way upwards finishing it off with the angel at the top. Then the drum rolls for the big test – plugging it in. When it all works and the tree lights up, it is a beautiful sight. Often I will sit in the living room with just the tree lights on gazing at their beauty.
Christmas will be a little merrier for children who might not otherwise have a package to open this year, thanks to a local non-profit agency and a Great Bend business.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Branden Albert is hurt, so is Jon Asamoah, and the No. 1 overall pick in last April's draft has gone through a painful series of growing pains this season.
STILLWATER, Okla. - For long stretches, it was more of a mismatch than a heated rivalry when perennial powerhouse Oklahoma faced its cross-state foes at Oklahoma State.
HAYS - It's always nice to start things off with a win.
HAYS - Great Bend High School's girls' basketball team led throughout the first half against Colby on Thursday afternoon during the Hays City Shoot-out.