Dear Editor, The organizers of Shoot for No Malaria would like to thank everyone who helped with the free throw shootout Sunday, April 14th. We appreciated USD 428 for the use of the Panther Activity Center and their equipment. A big thank you goes to the members of the Barton womens and mens basketball teams who helped with the event. The volunteers from Trinity United Methodist and First United Methodist were a blessing for giving ...
HAYS - Hays High School registered a 4-0 soccer victory over the winless Great Bend Lady Panthers on Monday night in Western Athletic Conference action.
Editor's Note: The version of On the Record posted earlier Tuesday has been updated to include Monday and early Tuesday reports.
The Barton Community College Theater Department will hold its last performance of the school year at the Thespian Showcase, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 1 in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Barton Theatre students will perform monologues, scenes, musical theater, improvisation and original work. The theater department will hand out year-end acting and technical awards. A reception to follow.
Barton Community College will host its sixth annual Sidewalk Art Contest May 1 and 2 on the sidewalk outside the Shafer Art Gallery.
The Performing Arts Department at Barton Community College is seeking community members interested in participating in the spring 2014 musical to come to an open call audition from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2 in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Singers are asked to bring their own sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. Barton is also looking for costumers, hair stylists, stagehands, etc. All interested community members are invited to attend. For more information contact Barton ...
A winter storm in late April? That was the case in Great Bend Monday night, as an unseasonably cold, wintry blast descended on the Golden Belt. The temperature dipped below 32 degrees, the winds kicked in and ice pellets were visible. By this morning, there was a substantial amount of snow on the ground. It wiped out virtually the entire sports schedule today. As of 9:10 this morning, the Great Bend High School swim team's ...
LOS ANGELES - Chris Paul's running jumper with a tenth of a second left gave the Los Angeles Clippers a 93-91 victory over Memphis on Monday night and a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.
SALINA - Great Bend High School placed sixth out of 17 teams on Thursday during the Salina South Invitational golf tournament at Salina Municipal.
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks not only expect a Boston adjustment, they can guess what it is.
With the how and when of college football playoffs determined, it's time to lock in the where.
The Big 12 wants to have a greater postseason presence in Florida and get into more bowls that its fans can reach by car.
LAWRENCE - Kansas quarterback Jake Heaps racked up 257 yards on 20-for-28 passing, earning co-offensive most vaulable player honors as he led the Blue squad to a 34-7 victory in the annual Blue-White spring game at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The final image that Kansas State fans will have of Angel Rodriguez in a Wildcat uniform will be an air ball at the buzzer in an NCAA tournament game against La Salle that could have prevented a massive upset loss.
RUSSELL - Deines Cultural Center is featuring "Human Tribe," which opens with a reception from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 28.
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 ...
ELLINWOOD - The Six Pack Volleyball Club finished their long season with not one, or two, but three of their teams on the top of the region that spans from Goodland, to Liberal, to Kearney, to St. Louis.
CLAFLIN - The Central Plains High School Pipeline Yearbook staff had a successful state competition. All five members of the staff received recognition for their work at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association's State Contest in Lawrence this past weekend.
CLAFLIN - Claflin will hold its 3rd annual 5K/10K run or walk at 7:30 a.m. on May 25 beginning at Claflin City Park.
ELLINWOOD - The criterion for the Alan Fullbright Scholarship are a reflection of what was significant in Alan Fullbright's life. The 2013 scholarship recipients are Stephanie Troyer who will be majoring in Music Education and attending Barton Community College. She has held several offices in KAY, FBLA, International Club and was the Student Council secretary and vice president of her class.
Dan Allen Noblitt, 78, died May 4 at his home in Great Bend. Born Oct. 16, 1934 in Great Bend, he was the son of George O. and Edith (Marsh) Noblitt. On April 18, 1958 he married Thelma Beebe in Norwalk, Calif. A long time resident of Great Bend, he was most recently employed as a regional manager for Super 8 Motels.
BELPRE - Helen R. Berscheidt, 94, died April 19, at the Halstead Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born Nov. 22, 1918, she was the daughter of Matt and Martha Heinke Maes. On Feb. 4, 1941 she married John N. Berscheidt in Claflin. He passed away in 1974. A lifetime area resident she was a farmwife and an occupational therapist for the Larned State Hospital for 25 years.
The Barton County Jail log for April 30 contained an error. Derrell J. Cox was charged with criminal threat, and not criminal theft as originally reported.
MIAMI - LeBron James is the overwhelming choice as the NBA's Most Valuable Player.