Joseph M. Hickel ELLINWOOD - Joseph M. Hickel, 81, died June 20, 2011 at the Ellinwood District Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood.
ALDEN - Doris May McCullah Fair, 91, died June 13, 2011 in Federal Way, Wash. She was born Feb. 7, 1920 in Mariposa County, Calif, the daughter of John D. and Mary G. Swope McCullah. On Aug. 23, 1941, she married Harry Eugene (Gene) Fair near Alden. He died on Nov. 14, 1973. She attended San Jose State College where she was a member of the Black Masque Honorary. In 1973, she graduated from Kansas ...
CUSHING, Okla. - Gary L. Cook, 72, of Cushing, Okla., went to be with his heavenly Father on June 18, 2011.
The Barton County Sheriff's Office received multiple calls related to high winds Friday morning. A wheat truck's brakes were not engaged and the wind blew the truck into a house at 214 Jackson St. at 6:34 a.m. Wind damage to a power line pole on North U.S. 281 and NW 160 Road was reported at 8:03 a.m. Midwest Energy was contacted. Hoisington Fine Department also responded, due to smoke coming ...
Great Bend Police Motorist Stephanie Morrison was eastbound on 10th St. at 12:31 p.m. Friday when a vehicle driven by Ronald Miller pulled out in front of her. Both vehicles were towed following the collision. Theft of a stereo from a vehicle at 1809 Eighth St. was reported Friday; the reporting party said neighbors also had their vehicles broken into. Motorist Brent Haberman was westbound on 16th St. at 5:10 p.m. ...
May 19 Jason R. Brown, theft, trial July 7 Jody H. Cottrell, speeding 37/20, failed to appear Jody H, Cottrell, driving while suspended, failed to appear Daniel J. Crowe, theft, trial July 21 Anthony C. Denning, CDTP, dismissed Melissa J. Heinzman, theft, trial July 7 Jason A. Lesage, no proof insurance, trial July 7 Jason Lesage, basic speed rule, trial July 7 Kelly J. Polzin, ...
Five experts in the field of nutrition and baking will offer free educational seminars during the second National Festival of Breads, June 25. The Educational Seminar session, each which last about 45 minutes, begin at 9 a.m. at the Airport Hilton Inn, 2098 Airport Road, Wichita. The seminar is free and open to the public.
Linda Marmie of Chapter DU, JanBonine of Chapter IV, Becky Hill of Chapter HR and Margie Nairn of chapter FS, were among more than 250 delegates who attended the 109th annual convention of Kansas State Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, June 3-5, in Wichita. The theme for the convention was "Destination P.E.O." Kansas State Chapter President Jeanette Mooney of Chapter JB, Paola, presided.
The Zeta Gamma chapter of Epsilon Alpha International met at the Elks Club for Installion of Officers and dinner.
Heartland Cancer Center Cancer Support Group will hold a "Get Acquainted or Reacquainted" picnic at 6 p.m. on June 21 at Veterans Park west shelter house. If necessary, the picnic will be moved indoors. Newcomers are welcome. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Meat, drinks, and plates will be furnished. RSVP by noon on Monday to Dana Foss at 620-793-5811 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colonel Ernest E. Garcia, Superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol, has announced that Captain Richard "John" Walters is retired from the Patrol after serving over 33 years with the agency. Walters' retirement was effective June 11.
Monday Great Bend Optimist - noon at the Highland Hotel Heritage Room Great Bend Rotary - noon at the Highland Hotel South Heritage Room Order of Eastern Star Great Bend #226 - 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge in Hoisington Barton County Cancer Initiative, Inc. - noon at CPI Annex Tuesday Pilot Club - noon at The Club at Stoneridge. Program meeting Noon Lions Club - noon at the Highland Hotel Wednesday Kiwanis - noon ...
Monday Bocce Ball and Horseshoes - 7 p.m., Brit Spaugh Park Tuesday Bowling - 4 p.m., Walnut Bowl Wednesday Painting - 7:30 p.m., Meeting Room Thursday Easy Cooking - 7:30 p.m., Kitchen
USD 428 Great Bend School Food Service will offer the summer lunch program at Riley, Park, Eisenhower and Lincoln schools. The program will run from June 1 through June 24 (Monday through Thursday). Breakfast is served at Park and Riley only. There is no charge for anyone age 1 through 18. Sites are open to all children regardless of where they attend school. Parents may eat with their children for $3 for lunch or $2 for breakfast. All food must be consumed on site.
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
The Barton County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation executed two search warrants late Monday and early Tuesday in Great Bend. Sheriff Brian Bellendir said suspected methamphetamine was found and five suspects were arrested on drug charges.
ELLINWOOD -Star of Hope has joined #GivingTuesday, a first-of-its-kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners - charities, families, businesses and individuals-to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season.
Ahh. Thanksgiving. Best Holiday Ever! Love it all. The fact that a national holiday falls not on a Monday but a Thursday. How wacky is that? A regular Thursday in dead-solid center fall. Where the weather could be 80 and sunny, or 20 and snowing. Or, in certain parts of the Midwest, both.
Since June when the Senate passed the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization bill, tens of thousands of stories and broadcasts have been devoted to comprehensive immigration reform. Yet only a handful have outlined the bill's most crucial feature, namely that it will in most cases give immediate legal status and therefore work authorization to between 11-20 million illegal immigrants. On top of that, 20 million more overseas workers will be issued non-immigrant work ...
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Habitat for Humanity, 1125 Williams, Chamber Board Room, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Nancy Sundahl with greeters AJ Chrest and Lana Dietz. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.