The television station carrying the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans football game Sunday afternoon was incorrectly listed in Wednesday's Great Bend Tribune. The game will appear on ESPN with a kick-off time of 3:20 p.m. The Tribune regrets the error.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Thrivent Financial at the Chamber Board Room, 1125 Williams, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Steve Swigart with greeters Regan Reif and Amanda Hackerott. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
American State Bancshares of Great Bend announced today that it intends to combine two of its subsidiary banks by merging Peoples Exchange Bank, Belleville, into American State Bank & Trust, Great Bend, in the second quarter of 2016. The announcement was made by American State Bancshares President and CEO Donald R. LacKamp.
Donald Trump is out of his mind (nothing new there) if he really thinks that he can taint Hillary Clinton by recycling her husband's infidelities. How can he, or any other Republican, hope to gain traction in 2016 with a tactic that backfired so abysmally in the last century?
Because I once voted liberal, at the beginning of each new year I take it as my personal responsibility to pose a few suggestions to my liberal friends out there who are still living on the dark side. So, without further ado, I present to you my third annual "Suggestions for Liberals" column.
Could $1 really change your life? David Tudor is living proof that it could. In just two years, Tudor lost 150 pounds and, last year alone, he competed in 15 Highland Game events and 3 power-lifting meets. Tudor is now a certified personal trainer and managing a gym. Rusty Newton is another example. Once overly tired and overweight, Newton recently lost nearly 100 pounds- and he's now loving life, facing each and every day with abundant energy and motivation.
The Barton wrestling team started off the 2016 calendar with a trip north to Nebraska. The Cougars took a small group to restart the season as six wrestlers made the trip to the Viking-Warrior Open Saturday.
GRANDVIEW PLAZA - Whether it's a small, independent construction business or a massive corporation with hundreds of employees, all industrial based businesses must dedicate time and manpower to safety on the job site. It's with that in mind that Barton Community College at Grandview Plaza has rolled out a specialized Occupational Safety and Health certificate program.
DURANT, Iowa - Gary M. "Coach" DeLong, 73, died on Jan. 4, 2016, at his home. Born Oct. 2, 1942, in Cedarvale, he was raised by his loving mother Doris (Hampton) Gray. In 1960, he graduated from Claflin High School, then graduated with his teaching degree from Fort Hays State College in Hays. On April 12, 1969, he married Dixie Ann Hertach in Claflin.
Bernard Richard "Bernie" Schenk, 91, died Jan. 4, 2016, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. He was born Oct. 15, 1924, at Olmitz, the son of William and Emily (Spitzka) Schenk. He married Mary Jo Riedel May 20, 1953, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Olmitz. They were residents of Olmitz for 36 years, moving to Great Bend in 1989. From 1951 to 1980, Mr. Schenk served as a rural mail carrier at Olmitz. Following his retirement from the postal service, he became Knights of Columbus Insurance Field Agent for the Western Kansas Agency, providing insurance needs to brother Knights ...
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) are issuing revised fish consumption advisories for 2016. The advisories identify types of fish or other aquatic animals that should be eaten in limited quantities or, in some cases, avoided altogether because of contamination. General advice and Internet resources are also provided to aid the public in making informed decisions regarding the benefits as well as the risks associated with eating locally caught fish from Kansas waters.