District Court Civil Cases
"The Bookseller of Kabul" by Asne Seierstad is the portrait of a proud man who, through three decades and successive repressive regimes, heroically braved persecution to bring books to the people of Kabul. For three months the blonde blue eyed author trailed the members of the Khan family and has produced a disturbing picture of life under fundamental Islam. It is also the picture of a nation in the midst of a cultural crisis. She also wore a burka and describes what it is like to go about fluttering, billowing, half-suffocated and half-blind. "The Bookseller of Kabul" is a story ...
The 20th Annual Last Chance Golf Tournament will be held on Oct. 17 at the Larned Country Club. Registration will be from 8:30 to 9 a.m. with a 9:15 a.m. Shotgun start. Cost for the 4-person scramble will be $180 per team. To register call 620-285-6916 or 800-747-6919, or mail entry fee to 502 Broadway, Larned, Ks. 67550. Tournament is limited to the first 20 teams.
The Cemetery Board will meet at 4 p.m. on Thursday at the Great Bend Cemetery Office.
The Great Bend Board of Realtors will meet at noon on Thursday for their business meeting and lunch. Reports to consist of Curb Appeal selection, proposed budget, discussion, announcements. Scheduled speaker will be Tom Vernon, Superintendant of schools.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?
It's should be called the law of unintended consequences, and Congress should learn to abide by it, taking enough time to discover whether the road they choose to follow is smooth or filled with ruts.
Driver Bryan Parslow, 19, injured himself and three passengers when he crashed into a tree near Wheatland, N.Y.
TORONTO (AP) - The New York Yankees clinched their 15th postseason berth in the last 16 years and CC Sabathia got his 21st win of the season, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 on Tuesday night.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - George Blanda, who played longer than anyone in pro football history and racked up the most points in a career that spanned four decades, mostly with the Chicago Bears and Oakland Raiders, died Monday. He was 83.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs seem eager to stay that way.
WICHITA - A Rice County man has pleaded guilty to federal child pornography charges, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Tuesday.
Gerald D. Krug, 68, of Great Bend, died Sept. 27 at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital in Larned. He was born Feb. 27, 1942, at Great Bend, the son of Edward and Helen V. (Brack) Krug. He married Marlies Pütz on April 13, 1968, at Memphis, Ark. A lifetime Barton County resident, he was owner and operator of E&E Glass and Gifts, Great Bend.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission is now accepting enrollment for the fall programs.
Labor Day kid's races moved
Great Bend Fire/EMS
Two vehicles collided at 4:20 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 70, 2.2 miles east of the K-232 junction in Ellsworth County.
Since stress is at the core of many health issues, St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center is sponsoring a free presentation on Tai Chi, which combines breathing, visualization and gentle movements to cleanse the body of tension.
This just in! If you're willing to spend more money than you currently drop on Netflix, you can now get the Sarah Palin Channel online, which promises to "discuss the great issues of the day and work towards solutions."
On August 15 the Panama Canal (which greatly enhances maritime trade by providing a shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans) celebrates the 100th anniversary of its opening.
TOPEKA – The State of Kansas will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review three recent Kansas Supreme Court decisions that overturned death sentences imposed on two convicted murderers in Wichita and one in Great Bend, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today.