Soroptimist International of Great Bend held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 11. The purpose of this meeting was to present small financial gifts to two local charities that support women while learning more about their current programming and services.
It has long been one of the quickest, easiest and most precise medical tests around. And now it is even quicker, easier and more precise at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
Two Chrysler Group vehicles have earned top spots in the J.D. Power rankings of initial vehicle quality, said Jerry Marmie at Marmie Motors, Great Bend.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made 10 ambulance runs on Thursday. There were no fires. Barton County Sheriff On Thursday a case worker reported that a Barton County female has been physically and sexually abused by her husband for years. Theft of half a pile of rocks at 313 west Barton County Road was reported Thursday. Great Bend Police Theft ...
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will hold a retreat from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday and from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday in room A-113 of the Administration Building on campus. The purposes of the retreat are to review college policies and service operations, development of the fiscal year 2012 budget development and strategic planning. Although all board meetings are open to the public, no action will be taken.
On June 1 the Great Bend Tribune published a story about a 9-year-old boy being hit by a hit-and-run vehicle at 6:40 p.m. on May 27. The Tribune reported that the boy was mowing, which was an error. He had finished mowing and was pushing the mower when a car driven by Tabatha Bomgardner, 25, of Great Bend turned the corner at 12th and Harrison, running over the mower and ...
Racine J. Birdow 1957-2011 WALTON, Neb. - Racine Birdow went home to be with her Lord on June 29, 2011 at her home. She was born March 9, 1957 in Hoisington, the daughter of Otis and Rachel (Perez) Wood. She was a graduate of Hoisington High School and Barton County Community College. On March 31, 1984, she married Larkin Birdow Jr. in Palestine, Texas. She was a CNA for Waverly Care Center and a foster ...
Flag changing ceremony Monday LARNED - The American Legion Post 106 of Larned will participate in the flag-changing ceremony starting at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Larned city pool. The 2011 city pool flag contest winners will be recognized and certificates will be awarded. The winning flag will be raised. Fireworks show Monday LARNED - The fireworks show sponsored by the Larned Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will begin shortly after dark on the Fourth ...
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met June 20 at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
Let us begin by welcoming you to the first ever edition of Marsh Musings. This will be a bi-weekly culmination of the adventures of two gentlemen who discovered their passions for the outdoors, photography, and good fellowship, along with the dog that accompanies them.
Renewal notices for Great Bend High School reserved season football tickets have been e-mailed to current ticket holders. The GBHS Activities Office asks holders to watch for this e-mail, which includes instructions for renewal. Current ticket holders who have not received a notice may e-mail Lana Wolf at firstname.lastname@example.org and the information will be forwarded to you, or phone the Activities Office at 793-1560.
Elizabeth (Betsy) Knapp 1912-2011 CASPER, Wyo, - Memorial services for Elizabeth (Betsy) Knapp were held June 29, 2011 at the First Presbyterian Church with Reverend Debra Cato officiating. She was born in Buffalo, New York on October 17, 1912, the daughter of Dr. John Oppie and Irene T. McCall. On September 2, 1937, she married Dr. George M. Knapp in Larchmont, N.Y. The family moved to Casper in 1947. She was a member of the ...
In 2002, News of the Weird mentioned a theme park near Mexico City in which potential emigrants to the U.S. could test their survival skills in an obstacle course mimicking the rigors one would endure sneaking across the border.
Dear Editor, I read the article in the Great Bend Tribune: "Detective warns against dangers of youth sexting," June 28. While the saying "kids will be kids" implies that some young adults will invariably make "youthful indiscretions," it continually amazes me how many teens and 20-somethings will send nude (or semi-nude) photos of themselves to their boyfriends/girlfriends. While they seemingly are comfortable with modern technology, their brains haven't matured along with their hormonal impulses. Young ...
KOC to hold breakfast buffet
ELLINWOOD -"The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey. When waves of beings who only look human overrun the earth, the Earth's last survivors have scattered to stay alive. When Cassie meets Evan Walker, he may be her only hope for rescuing her brother, or even saving herself. But can she trust a stranger in this dangerous world?
Those who donated money and time, and played in the golf tournament collaborated to raise more than $45,000 for local cancer patients. The recent St. Rose Auction & Golf Classic proceeds will benefit the Heartland Cancer Center Patient Care Fund.
The monthly Barton County Historical Society meeting scheduled for Monday evening, Nov. 25, has been canceled.
Rosewood Ranch horse therapy instructor Melinda Suppes took part in a grueling exam last May in Loveland, Colo. She endured four days of a workshop, written testing and field work, all with the goal of becoming a certified instructor with Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International. It wasn't until more than five months later that she learned the results of her exam.
Derek Fredrick thought if the buckets were "poppin' pink" they would draw a lot of attention. And if the results of a recent fundraiser are any indication, he was right.
Touched by Cancer Support Group will depart from its regular schedule in December. The group usually meets each month on the first Tuesdays, from 2-3 p.m., and third Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. at Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland, Great Bend.
Great Bend Fire/EMS