MEADE - The Ellinwood High School cross country team qualified both the boys and the girls teams for the Class 2A state meet at Wamego Country Club on Saturday.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning against Marc Rzepczynski, and the Texas Rangers rallied from a two-run deficit to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Monday night and take a 3-2 World Series lead.
NEW YORK - No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama have locked in their spots for the biggest regular-season game in Southeastern Conference history.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A few weeks ago, many Chiefs fans were lobbying to join the Andrew Luck sweepstakes.
Barton County has been chosen to receive $3,815 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met Oct. 17 at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
USD 495 calendar Tuesday - Garden City CC visit, Seminar; IEP Conference Room, 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m.; LHS Site Council, 5 p.m.; Phinney Site Council, 5:30 p.m.; Phinney PTO, 6:15 p.m.; Parents as Teachers Playground, LHS, 6:30 p.m.; National Honor Society Induction, Choir Room, 7 p.m. Wednesday - Spotlight Assembly, Seminar; Stuco, 7:30 a.m.; LMS, ALC Photo Retake, 7:30 a.m.; Phinney Photo Retake, 10:30 a.m. NHS Seminar, LHS. Thursday - IEP Conference Room, 1 p.m.; ...
Sunday, Oct. 21 An animal control officer responded to the 900 block of E,. 14th at 12:14 a.m. Officers responded to an alarm in the 800 block of Corse at 11:52 a.m. Officers investigated a report of individuals driving without a license in the 1300 block of Broadway at 12:41 p.m. An animal control officer responded to Corse and 13th at 1:17 p.m. An animal control officer responded to the 800 block of Mann at ...
GREAT BEND - Thomas Allen Hermansen, 76, died Oct. 21 at Promise Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson.
HOISINGTON - Edmund R. Billinger, 94, died Oct. 23, 2011 at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington.
JETMORE - Jack B. Stairrett, 77, died Oct. 21, 2011 at the Hays Medical Center. He was born Sept. 2, 1934, in Winfield, the son of Leonard L. and Louisa M. Frusher Stairrett. On Sept. 3, 1955, he married Edna Green in Fayetteville, N.C. She survives. He was a farmer and stockman. Mr. Stairrett served in the United States Army's 82nd Airborne Division from 1952-1955. He was of the Christian faith. He was a member ...
HOISINGTON - Kenneth I. Sellens, 94, died Oct. 23, 2011 at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood.
OTIS - Lee Ann Schneider, 58, died Oct. 21, 2011 at the Hays Medical Center. She was born Nov. 15, 1952 in LaCrosse, the daughter of Harry L. and Alberta M. (Brack) Schneider. In 1970, she graduated from USD 403 Otis-Bison High School. She graduated from Barton Community College with an associate's degree. A lifelong resident of Rush County, she was a case manager in the health care industry. Miss Schneider was a member of ...
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Rhonda Gayle Simmons was born May 12, 1952 in Great Bend, to Dwayne and Janis Deckert. She was raised on the family farm northwest of Pawnee Rock, and attended Pawnee Rock Schools, graduating in 1970. Rhonda lived in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. for the past 15 years and was owner/operator of Vintage Vaults Wine Storage, a company she created and incorporated with her interior decorating talents. She also was an ...
GREAT BEND – Wanda L. Morse, 77, died Oct. 22, 2011 at North Care Hospice House, North Kansas City, Mo.
Whew! I need to catch my breath. I can't keep up with the quickly shifting journalistic conventional wisdom.
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes a project to improve the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway overlook east of Hoisington, the Doonan communications tower replacement project and a Southwst Kansas Area on Aging Board appointment.
LACROSSE - The Meade at LaCrosse Class 2A football playoff game has been postponed from Friday night until 3 p.m. Saturday because of a wintry forecast. LaCrosse (11-0) and Meade (10-1) have met in the playoffs the past three years. Defending state champion Meade beat LaCrosse 34-12 last year. By mid-morning Friday, Meade has received 3 inches of snow. Hugoton reported 5 inches of snow and Seward County reported 4 inches of snow.