HOUSTON - Houston coach Gary Kubiak collapsed leaving the field at halftime and was taken by ambulance to a hospital, and the Indianapolis Colts rallied for a 27-24 victory over the Texans on Sunday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As much as Alex Smith tries to avoid it, the veteran quarterback can't help but hear what outsiders are saying about his Kansas City Chiefs.
TULSA, Okla. - Rebecca Sue "Becca" Ehster Smokes, 21, died Oct. 31, at St. John Medical Center, Tulsa, Okla. Born April 22, 1992 at Kansas City, Mo., she was the daughter of Mark Richard and Susan Diane (Richardson) Ehster.
ST. JOHN - Donald L. McAllister, 84, passed away Nov. 2, at South Wind Hospice House in Pratt. Born on Feb. 18, 1929, in rural Stafford County, he was the son of Joseph and Sabina Isabell (Stodgsdill) McAllister. He graduated from Fort Hays State University receiving his teacher's degree. On June 4, 1953, he married Helen M. Gerstenkorn in Great Bend. She passed away in 1973. He then married Lynda L. Crissman on Jan. 20, ...
ELLINWOOD -Celebrating its German Heritage, the Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce announces the inaugural Christkindlmarket, which will be held on Dec. 1. The event will include an afternoon of shopping, arts, crafts and food vendors. During the evening, guests can enjoy a traditional abenbrot dinner or evening meal, the lighting of the Community Christmas Tree, a living Nativity, St. Nicholas and Christmas Carols by local choirs.
Explore the night sky and see the stars at Cheyenne Bottoms and the Kansas Wetlands Education Center on Friday, Nov. 8. Fall provides some excellent views of the night sky and various stars, constellations, and planets will be viewed and discussed.
The Barton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report that a 14-year-old girl was raped last month at an unknown location in the county.
Barton County Jail Booked Nov. 1 Alberto Garcia, St. John - Stafford County case for battery domestic violence Sarah Berger, Ellinwood - Failure to appear Colorado Shields, St. John - Hold for Stafford County on warrant; bond set at $50,000 Evelyn Louise Kasper, Great Bend - Contempt of court Delora Donovan, Hoisington - Felony theft Michael Loughner, Great Bend - Serve sentence Ashli Witten, Larned - Failure to appear Justin Schartz, Great Bend - Serve ...
TUESDAY Call of Duty "Ghosts" X-Box tournament - 6 p.m., in the Technical Building at Barton Community College. Hosted by the BCC Computer Club "BC4." Open to students, faculty, staff and community members. Admission is $5, which covers prizes, drinks and food. Must be 17 or older to participate. Consoles provided, but participants may bring their own controller if they choose. For more information call Cristi Gale, 620-786-1183. Hoisington Swinging Stars square dance - 7:30 ...
Barton County Sheriff At 2:50 p.m. Saturday, BCSO received a report that a truck on the south side of the sand pit at 694 Harrison, Great Bend, appeared to have been destroyed by fire. A case was taken. At 9:48 p.m. Saturday, it was reported that a woman was battered at 64 NE 21 Rd. A rural Hoisington man reported accidentally shooting himself in the thigh late Sunday on his farm, after tripping while carrying ...
The Great Bend Police Department received multiple reports of parked vehicles being hit by unknown motorists in recent days.
The Great Bend Police Department received three burglary reports on Saturday. Audio equipment was taken from a car at 206 Barton Dr. Tools were taken from a vehicle at 2702 Williams St. Loss was estimated at $1,200. Pills were taken from 1054 Warner Rd. The Barton County Sheriff's Office reports a burglary occurred sometime Friday morning at 361 NW 50 Ave.
The Barton County Sheriff's Office reports several accidents involving deer on county roads in recent days. There was also a report of a duck flying into a windshield at 4:25 p.m. Sunday on northeast K-156, at mile marker 134. The Garden City motorist said there were hunters by the road, which is located in Cheyenne Bottoms, and he believed the duck fell to the windshield after it was shot. He said the vehicle, a Ford ...
When a cat's body was found in some bushes last month, the Great Bend Police Department logged it as a cruelty to animals case with no leads.
Great Bend Middle School announces the September and October Above and Beyond Winners. Each of student was nominated by their teachers because they have gone above and beyond the call of duty in becoming a good citizen of GBMS. The students received a certificate and a pizza and pop luncheon with the school Administrators.
Hoping to help students embark on a path to success, two Ellsworth Correctional Facility (ECF) residents gave both time and money recently to the Ottawa Middle School.
The heck is going on here, people? Did someone drop the flag signaling the start of the 2016 presidential election race in secret? Was there a furtive whispered "go now" left on the voice mail of all the major players in the 202 area code? Thirty-six months before the election? Is it possible to earn extra credit by skipping this one and moving right on to 2020?
Half a century ago, Sid Davis was the first journalist to learn John Kennedy had died. Instead of breaking the biggest news story in the world, he waited because he wanted to make sure he was right. It is hard to image a journalist making the same choice nowadays amid our modern cacophony of inaccurate reporting, but perhaps Davis has something to teach us.
Putting seedsmanship at Work into practice, Channel has hired Jacob Behnke as a new Channel Seedsman in the Bushton area.