NEW YORK - Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points to help the New York Knicks stay alive in the Eastern Conference semifinals with an 85-75 victory over the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 on Thursday night.
HAYS - The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team closed their season with a 5-0 loss against Hays in a opening-round game of a Class 5A regional tournament.
BALTIMORE - Growing up, Kentucky Derby winner Orb was just another horse who fit in with the crowd.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Grizzlies are enjoying a day off after wrapping up the franchise's first berth in the Western Conference finals. Good thing, too, because they can use a little rest after all that hard work.
IRVING, Texas - Keegan Bradley had no thoughts about a course record, or the possibility of a 59, after consecutive bogeys in the middle of his opening round at the Byron Nelson Championship.
LARNED - Dorothy D. Fox, 88, died May 16 at the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. Born Oct. 12, 1924, in Muskegon, Mich., she was the daughter of Ernest W. Goldsmith. On Dec. 15, 1946, she married Walter Mac Fox in Wichita. A longtime area resident of Larned, she was a farmer's wife, a Rosie Riveter for Boeing during World War II and worked in the Dietary Department at Larned State Hospital.
Great Bend Fire/EMS Firefighters made three ambulance runs Wednesday. There were no fires. Great Bend Police A burglary in the 700 block of Jefferson St. was reported Wednesday. Items were taken from a storage shed. Bricks on a monument at 4800 17th St. Terrace were damaged. Oilfield pipe was taken from the 4800 block of 10th St. An identity theft case was taken after someone used a Great Bend resident's Social Security number to get ...
LARNED - The Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility Advisory Council met for a quarterly meeting Tuesday. Minutes were reported by Kim Teegerstrom, administrative assistant.
LHS calendar Thursday - Senior meeting Seminar, Gym; Awards Assembly at LMS Gym, 10 a.m.; Seniors dismiss, 9:30 a.m.; Students dismiss, 9:50 a.m.; Seniors dismissed after assembly; Vocal and Band Concert, Larned Community Center, 7 p.m. Friday - FCA 7:30 a.m.; Senior practice, 8 a.m, LHS gym; LHS Regional Track at Andale Saturday - Larned High graduation, LMS, 2 p.m. Sunday - FCA barbecue at Fleskes Quilting Bees hold meeting LARNED - Members and guest ...
Conceal/Carry Class to be held in Claflin CLAFLIN - The Central Kansas Conceal/Carry organization will each a Conceal/Carry Class from 6-10 p.m. on May 21 and May 23. It will be held at the Claflin Fire Department. Cost is $75 per person. Run to benefit Mikal Bond CLAFLIN - Thirteen-year-old Mikal Bond was seriously injured in a bicycle wreck with a car in 2011. To help pay for ongoing medical bills, there will be a ...
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes new computers for the Communications Department (911), dispatcher training and an overview of criminal victims' services.
The Panther Paw Restaurant staff and management at Great Bend High School have produced a cookbook containing recipes of dishes served throughout the school year.
Not even Barack Obama can defy the laws of physics. Certain things are absolute. As Newton said, what goes up must come down. The wrinkles you see staring back at you in the mirror validate the second law of thermodynamics: eventually things fall apart. And, as any farmer will tell you, if you plant cucumbers in the spring, no matter how hard you try, you will never reap watermelons in the summer. It's the same ...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Wilma Fay Creed, 99, died peacefully on May 22 at Flagstaff, Ariz. She was born June 24, 1913, in Ash Valley.
A pedestrian who ran across 10th St. and ran into the side of a vehicle at 10:12 p.m. Sunday sustained a broken leg. Richard Garcia was transported to Great Bend Regional Hospital, where he was treated and released.
A 29-year-old man who passed out while flying a kite Saturday night was upset because he couldn't get a 911 tape to post online.
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PAONIA, Colo. - Sonja Karen Swanson-O'Connor, 71, passed away May 31, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colo. Born Feb. 3, 1942 in Paonia, Colo., she was the daughter of Henry R. and Martha Ellen (Hallar). She married Maurice Guy O'Connor. They moved to Montana where they made their home in the Lolo Creek Valley for the next 25 years where she raised her family, later divorcing in 1985.
Della Hurd, 74, died June 2 at home in Great Bend. Born May 8, 1939 at Mansfield, La., she was the daughter of Willie and Ruth (Jamison) Jackson.
John Baker, 85, died June 2 at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born Sept. 11, 1927 at Wichita, he was the son of Oscar and Lottie (Frasier) Baker.
llinwood Municipal Court Docket - May 28
The Barton County Health Department, Barton County Sheriff's Office, Great Bend Police Department and the Barton County Landfill have teamed up to provide their annual Bike Safety Rodeo for children ages 5 to 14 on Friday at the Britt Spaugh Park northeast baseball field near 22nd and Morton streets.
BATAVIA, N.Y. - Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly says he has been diagnosed with cancer in his upper jaw bone and will have surgery this coming Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks say Jason Kidd has decided to retire from the NBA after 19 seasons.
BALTIMORE - Chris Davis is living up to the nickname he was tagged with five years ago during his rookie season with the Texas Rangers.
ATLANTA - Former NBA star Mookie Blaylock was charged with driving on a suspended license and failing to stay in his lane in a head-on crash that killed a woman, police said Sunday.
North Carolina and Vanderbilt were cruising along in the NCAA baseball tournament, looking every bit like the top two national seeds.