KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Any sort of four-game winning streak is a big deal in a town where the local team hadn't won more than three in a row since September 2009.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Josh Tomlin outpitched Boston's Josh Beckett, Cleveland came up with just enough timely hits and the Indians kept the Red Sox winless so far this season with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night over the team many predicted would win it all.
Dear Editor, This is in regards to Frank Clark's article about teaching religion at home. What is happening to our right to freedom of religion? The courts are taking God out of everything they can and are trying to secularize everything. The judges on all levels seem to have absolute power. I believe the whole judicial system needs to be revamped. At the rate it's going, the judicial system is trying to make this a ...
Last November, although 150 people had already been killed by the erupting Mount Merapi volcano in Central Java, Indonesia, and though the government had created shelters in stadiums and public halls for 300,000 jammed-together evacuees, some had petitioned authorities to open up private shelter locations so that the displaced could attend to certain "romantic, biological needs."
Dear Editor, Attention Great Bend shoppers: Please show a little respect for other shoppers here in town! We live in Kansas, and unfortunately the wind seems to blow much of the time. When you are lazy and inconsiderate and leave your shopping cart wherever you feel like instead of putting it in the stalls provided, You are creating a big problem. The wind blows. The shopping carts go wildly racing across the parking lot. This ...
Dear Editor, Surrendered Family Ministries will host the 60th annual observance for National Day of Prayer on May 5 at 7 p.m. at the Crest Theater in Great Bend. Area individuals are invited to get involved in the event by participating in the choir. If you are between the ages of 13-113 and you are interested in taking part in the choir, you are invited to come and participate by attending as many practices as ...
Dear Editor, My name is Matt Vanover and I attended Barton County Community College in 1998. Debbie Warren changed my life in so many ways. When I arrived in Great Bend Kansas I was overwhelmed with the new life that I had chosen. I was lost and didn't know if going to Barton was the right thing to do. When I met Debbie Warren she was a person that made you feel like you could ...
BUHLER - Great Bend High School finished third out of four teams on Monday at the Buhler varsity tennis quadrangular.
LIBERAL - Nick Ney improved his record to 2-0 on the season on Tuesday afternoon, pitching a complete game and scattering six hits during an 8-2 victory over Liberal in the Western Athletic Conference baseball opener for both teams.
BALTIMORE - Jeremy Guthrie's incentive to win had nothing to do with beating his former team.
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CONCORDIA - Rep. John Edmonds, R-Great Bend, has signed the Civility Pledge, a spokesman for the Concordia Year of Peace committee announced.
Louis Brandeis, who served on the United States Supreme Court from 1916 to 1939, once warned, "Our government teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy."
HOISINGTON -On April 29 and April 30, the Hoisington Middle School vocal group performed its play "School Daze" at Roosevelt and Lincoln Elementary Schools. The vocal group is made up of 7th and 8th grade students from Hoisington Middle School.
HOISINGTON - As part of our Jostens "Something to Believe In" Commitment to Graduate (C2G) program, the Hoisington Cardinals started a new tradition "Cardinal Graduates Walk with Pride."
On April 26, Barton County was declared eligible for Public Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) due to a snowstorm that occurred Feb. 20-23, 2013. An Applicants' Briefing for township officials, cities, county, school districts and certain non-profits organizations within Barton County has been scheduled for 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14 at the Barton County Courthouse, Room 101, Great Bend. This meeting is for public officials and officers from these agencies and ...
Great Bend High School Variety Show tickets are still available in the high school vocal music room. Please use the east front doors of the school.
Each year, 4.5 million people in this country are bitten by dogs and 885,000 of those require medical attention, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among children, the rate of dog bite–related injuries is highest for those ages 5 to 9 years, and children are more likely than adults to receive medical attention for dog bites than adults. Children, because of their inexperience and size, are particularly prone to serious injury from ...
Big news for those who think there aren't consequences in our media when professional talkers cross the line, or when famous reporters mess up and don't fix their mistakes without qualification, or do so begrudgingly. We now see proof of the law of consequences.
HOLLYWOOD--God bless America, and how's everybody?