Ever been stuck in holiday traffic fighting to be stuck in a holiday cashier's line so you can purchase low-price presents on your high-balance Visa listening to high-volume holiday music and think, "Why am I doing this to myself? I don't even really like Christmas. It's just a scheme to get me to gain more weight and gain more debt."
NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Brady has overtaken Michael Vick to lead all players in the final fan voting for the Pro Bowl.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Doug Martin shook Boise State out of its brief postseason funk with an 84-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, and the 10th-ranked Broncos dominated the rest of the way Wednesday night to beat No. 20 Utah 26-3 in the MAACO Bowl.
MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL No. 4 Connecticut 81, Harvard 52 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Kemba Walker's 20 points and a suffocating defense led No. 4 Connecticut to an overwhelming win over Harvard on Wednesday night, hiking the Huskies' record to 10-0. It was the ninth straight game in which Walker scored 20 or more points for UConn, which also had Jeremy Lamb (11) and Alex Oriakhi (10) in double figures. UConn's man-to-man defense blanketed ...
Washington (plus 6½) at Jacksonville - Jaguars can't afford another loss or their playoff hopes will disappear. They will welcome Rex Grossman back to the Sunshine State by raining down sacks. ... BEST BET: JAGUARS 24-13
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Linebacker Derrick Johnson of the Kansas City Chiefs has been named AFC defensive player of the week.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barton and Pawnee Counties has been the recipient of much Christmas cheer and good will this holiday season, Executive Director Stephanie Joiner reports. "Our Little Brothers and Little Sisters have been blessed by the generosity of many local businesses and community organizations this holiday season. As an agency, we are truly grateful for the kindness and consideration of our community," she said. Last week, members ...
Great Bend Police A forgery case was taken on Tuesday. Christmas decorations at 2219 San Domingo St. and 1618 Van Fleet were damaged, it was reported Tuesday. Theft of cold medications from Dillon's, 4107 10th, was reported Tuesday. Barton County Sheriff A vehicle hit a deer in the 400 block of East Barton County Road at 7:23 p.m. Tuesday. Great Bend ...
It's like a 3-D aerial photo except in this version of the Veteran's Park complex, everything is completely edible.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - An angry Frank Martin refused to take questions about the loss of Kansas State's top two players right before the Wildcats played UNLV. But coach Lon Kruger was perfectly willing to admit that having seniors Jacob Pullen and Curtis Kelly suspended by the NCAA helped his Runnin' Rebels ring up a 63-59 victory Tuesday night over ...
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MIAMI - Nate Robinson scored 27 points, Jimmy Butler added 21 points and 14 rebounds while playing every second for the third straight game, and the Chicago Bulls stunned the Miami Heat 93-86 on Monday night to take Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
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ST. JOHN - The St. John-Hudson High School boys' golf team won a Central Prairie League title on Monday afternoon, finishing at a combined 313.
It was a family affair for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Thunder on the Plains at the S.R.C.A. Drag Strip this past weekend as Glen Amerine nearly shared the winner's circle with his son Craig, who was the runner up in Top Sportsman, and brothers battled in the final round for the Stock Eliminator championship.
LAWRENCE - Kansas athletic officials are reviewing allegations that the former AAU basketball coach of Ben McLemore received cash payments aimed at steering the star freshman to a sports agent.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Jordan Danks just had to wait a short while for a second chance.
Robert D. Allen, improper backing, $25 Rogelio Ayala, parking in alley, $25 Roberta S. Barlow, seat belts (18 and older), $10 Santana Angel June Barnett, seat belts (18 and older), child safety restraint system, $131 Tyler James Base, no proof insurance, $557 Bret D. Bauer, inattentive driving, $111 Zachary Paul Bealer, improper backing, $111 Danny R. Boone, inattentive driving, $111 Benjamin C. Bruce, battery domestic violence, $622 Sandra Calderon-Medina, violate traffic control sign, seat belts ...
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The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will review management staff contracts and administrative contracts during the next board study session, at 4 p.m. Thursday in room F-30 of the Fine Arts Building. They will vote on renewals at the next business meeting.
A Great Bend man was allegedly battered by four other people, Saturday night or early Sunday at the Kwik Shop at 24th and Main. The Great Bend Police Department is investigating after viewing a surveillance video of the altercation. Two officials from the Barton County Sheriff's Office, a member of the BCSO Reserves and a Kansas Highway Patrol officer all went to the convenience store around 2:05 a.m. Sunday, but the GBPD eventually took the ...