BALTIMORE (AP) - Soaked with sweat, Shackleford bucked and kicked until crewmen finally shoved him into the No. 5 gate at the Preakness.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - For Jake Westbrook and the St. Louis Cardinals, beating Kansas City was as easy as 1-2-3.
Camp Hope participants can once again look forward to the "Our Kids" Golf Tournament when they gather in June for their annual, activity-filled week in Barton County. The camp is designed for children who have had or do have cancer.
Folks who attend the Fraternal Order of Eagles' Pancake Feed on Thursday will get more than just a good meal, Eagles member Corry Herrman said. It is a fundraiser for the FOE Diabetes Research Center. The cost for the meal is $5.50 per person, and includes sausage or bacon as well a pancakes, Herrman said. Serving will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m., upstairs in the Eagles lodge at 11th and Main. ...
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made eight ambulance runs on Thursday. There was one storm-related call to a possible transformer that was struck by lightning. Barton County Jail Booked May 19 Jason Levingston, Great Bend - Driving while suspended/revoked, inattentive driving and no proof of insurance Released May 19 Billy Hamilton - Released to Kansas Department of Corrections Bo ...
Larned USD 495 calendar Monday, May 23-Fourth Grade Instrument Display at LMS, 5 p.m.; LMS Junior High at Doerr Vernon Park, 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 24-LMS Eighth Grade Promotion at LMS, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25-LHS Athletic Activity Awards at LMS, 1 p.m.; LHS Athletic Banquet at Community Center, 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 27-Final day of School, 12:30 p.m. dismissal; Class 3A State Softball at Manhattan, Larned vs. McLouth; Class 3A State Track, Wichita
Larned Police Dept. Thursday, May 19 Officers investigated a theft report in the 900 block of Carroll at 5 a.m. Officers investigated a parking complaint in the 900 block of Carroll at 7:47 a.m. Officers responded to a non-injury accident in an alley near the 500 block of Broadway at 8:31 a.m. An animal control officer responded to State and 14th at 9:26 a.m. Officers investigated a driving complaint in the 400 block of Broadway ...
LARNED – Tom Giessel, Tim George and Dick King, members of the Pawnee County Public Building Commission, will meet with the Pawnee County commissioners at 3 p.m. Monday to assist with selection of a bonding company for financing for a proposed $18 million Pawnee Valley Community Hospital.
LARNED – Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, Larned, has achieved national ranking among a select group of hospitals receiving Stage 6 Certification by The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Analytics.
SPRING, Texas - Maxine Ruth (Darnell) Campbell, 84, died May 19 at her home in Spring, Texas.
Evelyn Rose (Aksamit) Steinle 1915 - 2011 RUSSELL - Evelyn Rose (Aksamit) Steinle, 95, of Russell, died May 13, at Russell Regional Hospital in Russell. Born Dec. 20, 1915 on the family farm south of Lucas, she was the daughter of Joseph and Anna Anselma (Novak) Aksamit. Evelyn grew up south of Lucas in Russell County and attended country school Blue Stem south of Lucas. She graduated from Lucas High School in 1934. Evelyn and ...
Anton J. "Tony" Reif 1942-2011 CLAFLIN - Anton J. "Tony" Reif, 89, died May 19 at Clara Barton Hospital, Hoisington. He was born July 23, 1921 at Odin, the son of Alois F. and Anna M. (Hitschmann) Reif. He married Eleanor Martha Demel Oct. 20, 1942, at Odin. She survives. He was a farmer and electrician. Mr. Reif was a Claflin resident since 1993 coming from Odin. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic ...
Whew! I need to catch my breath. I can't keep up with the quickly shifting journalistic conventional wisdom.
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes a project to improve the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway overlook east of Hoisington, the Doonan communications tower replacement project and a Southwst Kansas Area on Aging Board appointment.
LACROSSE - The Meade at LaCrosse Class 2A football playoff game has been postponed from Friday night until 3 p.m. Saturday because of a wintry forecast. LaCrosse (11-0) and Meade (10-1) have met in the playoffs the past three years. Defending state champion Meade beat LaCrosse 34-12 last year. By mid-morning Friday, Meade has received 3 inches of snow. Hugoton reported 5 inches of snow and Seward County reported 4 inches of snow.