Sister Mary Lawrence Hoffman, 84, died March 15, at the Dominican Sisters' Convent Infirmary in Great Bend. Born July 13, 1929, in Hays, as Dorothy Ann Hoffman, Sister Mary Lawrence was the daughter of the late Michael William and Margaret Feltis Hoffman. She entered the Dominican Sisters' Community on Aug. 15, 1946, and pronounced her first vows June 10, 1949. She celebrated 60 years of religious profession in 2009. Sister Mary Lawrence was a teacher in parochial elementary schools of Kansas all of her ministerial life, most of the years from 1949 to 2000, and was principal of the grade ...
HOISINGTON - Travis Lee Davis, 38, died Sunday, March 16 at his home in Hoisington. Born July 5, 1975 at Great Bend, he was the son of Mike and Debbie (Littrell) Davis.
ELLINWOOD - Crockett A. "Cap" Proffitt, 65, died March 16 at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. Born June 21, 1948 at Sterling, he was the son of Vern Gayle and Jacquelyn Crockett Proffitt.
Great Bend Fire/EMS
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Six people were taken to Great Bend Regional Hospital following a one-vehicle rollover at 12:01 a.m. Sunday in the 200 block of Liberty Road.
Two vehicles collided at 6:22 p.m. Saturday in Pawnee County, 10 miles west of Larned on K-156.
Shots were fired Monday morning outside the Walnut Plaza apartments, the Great Bend Police Department reports. No one was injured, but property was damaged.
FIRST FOUR GAMES
Wichita State's reward for a perfect regular season is a loaded Midwest Region, where the top-seeded Shockers will be joined by fellow Final Four participants Michigan and Louisville from a year ago and two of the titans of college hoops.
In the eyes of today's NCAA selection committee, a game is a game, no matter whether it's played in November, January or March.
You never know when a great basketball story is going to peak, so keep an eye out for Doug McDermott. If college basketball's power brokers get their way, you'll be seeing plenty of him over the next few weeks.
NORMAN, Okla. - Rivals Oklahoma and Oklahoma State could meet in the Sweet 16.
The posturing and politicking is finished. The field has been chosen, the bracket has been set and the madness of March has finally arrived in college basketball.