The Barton County Sheriff's Office arrested a Colby man suspected of stealing several thousand dollars worth of property from a rural residence, Sheriff Brian Bellendir said.
Great Bend Fire/EMS Firefighters made four Emergency Medical Service calls Tuesday and six Wednesday. On Tuesday they checked on sparking wires at 17th and Polk St. At 3:14 p.m. Wednesday, they responded to a fire at 5220 24th St. The fire was started accidentally by someone working with an acetylene tank. There was some damage to the interior of the building. At 9:08 p.m. Wednesday they checked a smoke smell in a building at 5301 ...
HOISINGTON - USD 431 Board of Education approved the purchase of digital cameras for the district at its regular meeting on Monday.
TOPEKA – Thursday, the Kansas Corporation Commission approved an order granting a siting permit to Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC to construct the Kansas portion of a 600 kV high voltage direct current transmission line, and an HVDC converter station and associated transmission facilities.
On Nov. 2 the Great Bend High School Debate Squad competed at Salina-Sacred Heart's Debate tournament. Four teams competed in two divisions. In the novice division, Trae Black and Malia Clark placed 3rd. In the varsity division, Marissa Hoisington and Kameko Schultz placed 3rd. The debate squad placed 3rd in sweepstakes with 10 wins against 18 schools and 60 teams. The open teams, Kris and Michael Gieck and Jesus Sandoval and Carter Sheffield, also competed ...
Roughly 15 million people watched each of the six games between Boston and St. Louis on TV last month, while here in the Phoenix metroplex a concurrent amateur World Series sparked every bit as much passion, maybe even more, among 324 adult baseball teams.
The week of November 11, Sunflower Diversified's recycling program will be collecting Electronic Waste and bicycles while joining thousands of local organizers holding recycling events across the country to celebrate America Recycles Day, the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.
Turkey dinner to be held HOISINGTON - The Hoisington Knights of Columbus will hold its annual turkey dinner at the Hoisington Knights of Columbus Hall, 114 N. Main from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 17. They will serve turkey, dressing potatoes and gravy, green beans rolls, drinks and dessert. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 4 to 11, and free for children age 3 and under. Ellinwood Veteran's Day ...
Because of a regulation designed to make nearly every plan rapidly lose grandfather status, millions of Americans have received letters informing them their health plans have been canceled. Many of them are unable to even get through the first steps of Healthcare.gov to see what their options there are, and others who are able to see their options are finding they have to pay more and may lose their doctors.
ROZEL – The senior class at Pawnee Heights School in Rozel is hosting its annual dinner theater on Saturday, Nov. 16. Classes eight through 12 have joined together to put on two one-act comedies by Keith Jackson.
College football has never had a Thursday night like this - though you can expect more of them in the future.
Injuries can be damaging to NFL teams - and to Pro Picks, which is hurting after an awful week in which even our Best Bet flopped, for the first time.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Denver cornerback Chris Harris couldn't get away from football during the Broncos' bye, eagerly tuning in to watch the unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs face the Buffalo Bills last weekend.
Hoisington NHS inducts new members
HOISINGTON - Sonja Dee Ritter, 49, died Nov. 21, 2013, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. She was born May 4, 1964, at Larned, the daughter of Raymond Lee and Patricia J. (Freeburg) Hanken.
Lending an ear to a person takes on a new meaning when it is part of the E.A.R.S. program. "Everyone Able to Read through Sharing," is a program that was created over 10 years ago through the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
Last week, when Bill Clinton said President Obama should allow people to keep their health-insurance coverage - an early attempt to distance Hillary and himself from ObamaCare - I began to worry that the Clintons may be serious about another run at the White House.
"The holiday turkey sure looks grand this year," Dick Cheney said. "Why don't we go around the table and say what we're thankful for?"