KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dwayne Bowe deftly avoided the locker room full of prying TV cameras, finally emerging onto the Kansas City Chiefs' practice field Wednesday as if nothing was amiss.
LARNED - There is a timeless and appropriate quote from the POGO cartoon strip that goes, "We have met the enemy ... and he is us!"
MANHATTAN - The nation's sack leader doesn't play in the Southeastern Conference, nor did he play prep football in some hotbed such as Florida or Texas that churns out Division I prospects.
The race to the national championship game has been well defined. No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Florida State are in control. No. 3 Ohio State and No. 4 Baylor are on deck. There is a group of one-loss teams crossing their fingers and hoping for chaos. Then there are the conference races, where there is still plenty of sorting out to do. American Athletic Conference - Simple. Only a major collapse could ...
The Colts and Titans would very much like to forget last weekend's debacles. They'll get a chance right away.
Thursday - International Club, 7:30 a.m.; LHS Scholars Bowl, Montezuma; LMS girls basketball at Ellinwood, 4:30 p.m.; LMS boys basketball vs. Ellinwood, 4:30 p.m.; LHS play practice, Community Center. Friday - FCA, 7:30 a.m.; Preview, "Totally Awesome '80s," Community Center, 9 a.m.; LHS Scholars Bowl at Kingman; Phinney School, Veterans Day concert, LMS, 7 p.m. Saturday - "Totally Awesome '80s," Community Center, 7 p.m. Sunday - "Totally Awesome '80s," Community Center, 2:30 p.m. ...
Firefighters made six ambulance runs on Thursday, Nov. 7, seven Friday, four Saturday, six Sunday, four Monday and six Tuesday.
Great Bend Public Library will open late on Tuesday, Nov. 19, but will be open from 2-9 p.m. The library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
GREAT BEND - Larry D. White, 71, passed away Nov. 10, in Hutchinson. Born July 8, 1942, in Chase, he was the son of Willis B. and Francis (Snyder) Haas. On July 21, 1962, he married Chole (Snyder). He was a catskinner in the oilfield for many years. He was a loving father and husband always providing for the family and asking for little in return. Survivors include two sons, Troy (Amy) White, Ellinwood; and ...
LARNED - John Edward Haremza, 80, died Nov. 11, 2013, at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, Larned. He was born March 27, 1933 in Colby, the son of Benjamin C. and Velma Marie Makings Haremza. Ed was a graduate of St. Joseph's Military Academy in Hays. He joined the Air Force in 1953. On Dec. 29, 1953, he married Patricia Hall of Larned. While in the Air Force, Ed and his family, were stationed at ...
Landmark National Bank will partner with the Barton County Food Bank with their Stuff the Turkey benefit. Food items, toiletries and laundry products can be dropped off at either bank location, 1623 Main Street, Great Bend; or 5200 Broadway, Great Bend. Lobby hours for both banks are 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with the Broadway location open from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturdays.
Great Bend High School Debate squad placed 1st overall at the Liberal Debate Tournament on Nov. 9, that had Halloween costumes optional. Two novice teams placed in top 6 and the open teams had winning records too. Three individuals also received awards for their creative costumes.
Ideology is such an abomination, President Obama rages against those he believes are guided by different ideas of governance.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Richie Incognito showed all texts with former fellow Miami Dolphin Jonathan Martin Sunday, revealing they're pals. They exchanged death threats and N-words in good fun. This ends the debate once and for all about whether Dolphins are as intelligent as humans. MTVs hit reality show Sixteen and Pregnant announced a casting call for Season Five Friday just as MTV's Teen Mom wrapped up its first season. Talk ...
WELLINGTON - Evelyn Fairy DeYoe, 83, died Sunday, Nov. 24, at Lakepoint Nursing and Rehab Center in Wichita. Born Jan. 31, 1930, in Wichita, she was the daughter of William and Evalena (Fields) Gasswint.
WICHITA - Sidney J. Hughes, died on Nov. 23. He was a retired police officer with 28 years of service.
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Crime Stoppers of Barton County and Great Bend is seeking information about a burglary that occurred between Oct. 19 and Nov. 6 at 107 East Fourth St. in Ellinwood. The residence showed no signs of forced entry, but a laptop computer, three Ruger revolvers and a Beretta 92SF and an 18-inch double barrel shotgun were stolen. Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings, speaking for Crime Stoppers, said loss was in excess of $2,100. Akings asks ...
Barton Community College will be closed for Thanksgiving break Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Friday, Nov. 29. The college will resume its regular schedule on Monday, Dec. 2.
ELLINWOOD - The newly formed Ellinwood Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26 in a special meeting at the Farmers Mutual Insurance office, 16 N. Main, to discuss a youth basketball league being organized by Hoisington Rec.
Barton County Office Buildings will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Barton County Health Department and the Records Division of the Sheriff's Office will also be closed both days. The Barton County Landfill will be closed on Thursday. It will reopen on Friday between the hours of 8 and 11 a.m. On Saturday, it will return to normal operational hours. Emergency services will be in normal operation.