This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Sterling House, 1206 Patton Road, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Jan Westfall with greeters Ken Schwamborn and Marty Steinert. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
The Central Plains High School football team has strolled through the regular season. Riding an offense that has scored 40 points or more in seven of their nine games this season, the Oilers have reached an 8-1 record. Their one loss? A 66-28 setback against undefeated Victoria, which is ranked No. 4 in Eight-Man Division-II. Now, the Oilers are set to host Coldwater-South Central tonight at 7 in the first round of the Eight-Man D-I ...
Mike Keeley, a graduated standout wide receiver for the Washburn football team, was recently inducted into the university's Hall of Fame.
It doesn't matter by how much you win, just that you win. That is the mantra of teams in the postseason. And that was the case on a windy Sunday afternoon at the Barton Sports Complex as Barton Community College held on for a 2-1 win over Neosho in the opening round of NJCAA Region VI men's soccer action. The Cougars, the No. 2 seed in the region, jumped out to a 2-0 ...
The semifinal matchup everyone wanted to see is now set. The Barton Community College women's soccer team did their part on Saturday afternoon, surviving the always dangerous opening round with a 2-0 win over Allen County to start the postseason at the Barton Sports Complex. The win moved Barton to semifinal action in Topeka on Thursday, where Barton will meet up with Johnson County. Both teams finished tied for second in the Kansas Jayhawk Community ...
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 ...
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?"