HUTCHINSON - Leon Henry Stricker, 81 of Hutchinson, formerly of Milberger, died Sept. 12, at the Reno County Hospice House in Hutchinson. Born Jan. 30, 1930 on the family farm near Milberger, he was the son of Henry, Jr. and Martha (Miller) Stricker. He grew up in the Milberger area and graduated from Russell High School. He then attended the Salt City Business College in Hutchinson.
David L. Hays, 76, died Sept. 13 at Promise Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson. Born June 1, 1935 in Larned, he was the son of William Anderson and Hannah Laura (Daykin) Hays. On July 11, 1959 he married Rosemarie Stamm at Denmark Manor, Penn. She died Aug. 1, 2000. He was a longtime resident of Great Bend, coming from Larned.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made three ambulance runs on Tuesday. At 12:41 p.m. they responded to a residence at All Seasons Mobile Home Community, 4 NW 30 Road, for a smoke alarm that was set off by cooking. There was no fire and no damage. Great Bend Police Tuesday reports: Someone damaged the steering column and ignition on a vehicle at 700 Baker Ave. ...
The Great Bend High School newspaper, Panther Tales, is now available for online viewing at www.greatbendhighpanthers.net, Panther Tales link. Archived 2010-2011 issues are also available at the same location.
'Potato Bar Season" will begin Sept. l8, at the Walnut Valley Senior Center in Rush Center. Beginning 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., slow baked potatoes, a large variety of salads and desserts to select from and coffee or tea are served. Planned dates are Sept. 18; Oct. 16; Nov. 13; Dec. 18; Jan. 15; Feb. 19; March 25; April 15; and May 20. The public is welcome. The proceeds help to maintain the former grade school building for use by the community.
The Great Bend High School Booster Club will hold a Tailgate from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, north of the Panther Athletic Center. Costs is $5 for a hambuger and brats dinner. The public is welcome.
By Jim Misunas email@example.com LARNED - The Pawnee County commissioners moved forward with construction of the proposed Pawnee Valley Community Hospital by approving a "Guaranteed Maximum Price," of just under $18.3 million Monday. Commissioners approved the next step by agreeing to a contract with ACM Removal to take out asbestos and linoleum from the current Pawnee Valley Community Hospital. The commission had reviewed a preliminary construction plan from the Health Facilities Group and Murray Company ...
It was a 2004 gang-related murder that had frustrated Los Angeles police for four years until a homicide investigator, paging through gangbangers' photographs for another case, spotted an elaborate tattoo on the chest of Anthony Garcia. Evidently, that 2004 killing was such a milestone in Garcia's life that he had commemorated the liquor store crime scene on his chest. The investigation was reopened, eventually leading to a surreptitious confession by Garcia and, in ...
As the Democratic National Committee (DNC) launches an ad campaign in battleground states to promote rapid passage of President Barack Obama's "American Jobs Act," I cannot help but to ask: "Why the rush, Mr. President?"
Dear Editor, All these congressmen keep talking about "job creators," and how vital it is to not tax those folks, because they might stop "creating" jobs. What they are really saying is the richest people in the United States (who, none of them, actually "create" any job at all) would rather hold on to as much cash as they can, and they're the ones who pay to keep our elected people in government - to ...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Tuesday's games Baltimore 4, Tampa Bay 2 Boston 18, Toronto 6 Kansas City 4, Minnesota 0 Texas 10, Cleveland 4 Detroit 5, Chicago White Sox 0 L.A. Angels at Oakland (n) N.Y. Yankees at Seattle (n) Today's games Toronto (R.Romero 14-10) at Boston (Lackey 12-12), 12:35 p.m. Detroit (Penny 10-10) at Chicago White Sox (Axelrod 0-0), 1:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Weaver 16-7) at ...
Monday's results New England 38, Miami 24 Oakland 23, Denver 20 Sunday's results Chicago 30, Atlanta 12 Buffalo 41, Kansas City 7 Houston 34, Indianapolis 7 Philadelphia 31, St. Louis 13 Detroit 27, Tampa Bay 20 Baltimore 35, Pittsburgh 7 Cincinnati 27, Cleveland 17 Jacksonville 16, Tennessee 14 San Francisco 33, Seattle 17 Arizona 28, Carolina 21 San Diego 24, Minnesota 17 ...
GARDEN CITY - The Great Bend High School girls' varsity golf team participated at the Garden City Invitational on Monday.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood High School volleyball hosted Kingman and Sterling Tuesday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs hope to have at least half their fearsome pass rushing duo when they welcome Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos to Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday.
LARNED - Mark Twain once penned, "Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society." Is that true for football players? Football teams?
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - The Denver Broncos lead the league in an exhaustive list of offensive categories: Points, yards, passing, first downs, third down efficiency.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Alex Smith's even disposition never changed, even after the Chiefs quarterback held his own in an entertaining shootout with Chargers counterpart Philip Rivers.
HUTCHINSON – Phyllis E. Ankerholz Fimple, went to be with her Lord and loved ones Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Hospice and Homecare of Reno County, Hutchinson. Born Aug. 11, 1922, at Augusta, she was the daughter of Bertram H. and Flora E. (Fitzwilliam) St. Clair. She married Lawrence H. Ankerholz Nov. 20, 1941, at Salem, Ill. He died Dec. 7, 1983. She then married Rufus P. Fimple Jan. 15, 1994, at Great Bend.
In a small sampling of college football media, 27 of 33 Heisman Trophy voters say they would consider Jameis Winston for the award even if the sexual assault case involving the Florida State quarterback is unresolved before they vote.
Lelia A. Thompson, 94 died Wednesday, Nov. 27 at Sterling Presbyterian Manor, Sterling. Born Aug. 5, 1919, at Arpelar, Okla., she was the daughter of Boone and Virgie Mae (Ezell) Turner. She married Norman Thompson March, 26, 1938, at McAlester, Okla. He died March 18, 2002.