Larned calendar Wednesday-Larned Junior Golf Signup, Larned Country Club, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday-Pawnee County Health Department Lab Day, 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday-LHS Class of 1951 Reunion, Glory Be, 7th and Broadway, Call Katherine George 285-7478; Barbara Bland 285-6018. May 31-Boy Scout Signup, K-4th grade, 701 Main Street, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 25-Finals Block 1, 2; LHS Athletic Activity Awards at LMS, 1 p.m.; LHS Athletic Banquet at Community Center, 6:30 p.m.
Walter and Joyce Disque of Claflin will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on May 28 at the American Legionin Holyrood. Hosts for the event will be their children, Mark and Kelly Disque of Wylie, Texas, Doug Disque and Jacquie of Great Bend and Sheri Girard and Joey of Claflin; grandchildren, Adam Disque of Lubbock, Texas, Brendan Disque and Kaitlyn Disque, both of Wylie, Texas, Malia Disque and Jessica ...
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Kansas Wetlands Education Center, 592 NE 156 Highway, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Robert Ruigan with greeters Randy Bahe and Erin Powers. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
All students enrolled in Unified School District 428 drivers education must meet at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 1., in the Great Bend High School auditorium. At this time, driving instructors will assign driving times and driving partners. This will take approximately one hour to an hour and a half.
Larned Police Dept. Tuesday, May 24 Officers responded to an alarm in the 1000 block of Broadway at 1:20 a.m. Suspicious activity was reported in the 200 block of W. 17th at 5:51 a.m. Monday, May 23 Officers investigated a criminal damage to property in the 500 block of W. 5th at 9:31 a.m. Officers investigated a hit-and-run accident in the 300 block of W. 14th at 2:31 p.m. Officers investigated a theft report in ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Trailing by 15 points with only 5 minutes to play in one of the NBA's rowdiest arenas, the Dallas Mavericks were just wishing and hoping for the best.
Washington, D.C., resident Nicole Pugh, arriving at her polling station in November with the sole intention of casting a vote for mayor, noticed a line on the ballot asking her choice for Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner, even though no candidates were listed.
Dear Editor, Just because someone is working for good doesn't mean his intentions are right. Glenn Beck has revealed his religious hand and has been found to be holding a full-house built upon an antichrist spirit. Glenn believes that he is doing a good work joining together leaders from many different religions in a "Black Robe Brigade" to bring about peace and a religious America. What he is doing, in an attempt to unite people ...
Dear Editor, Isn't it truly amazing that the city could stall of on doing anything at all at Broadway and Harrison - for years! - and then decide to tear up the intersection, interrupt local traffic, just one week before school gets out for the year? And since they are too cheap to put up stop lights, why can't they at least put put up four-way stop signs? I have yet to hear a good ...
Dear Editor, While running for office, President Obama promised that if elected, he would get us off OPEC oil within 10 years. Two years are gone and we still don't have a plan. In fact, there is some evidence that we're going in the wrong direction. In July, 2010, we imported 388 million barrels of oil. That's the single largest import month since President Obama was inaugurated. The NAT GAS Act will create jobs, clean ...
MIAMI (AP) - All the Chicago Bulls say they need to do now is something they've already managed 71 times this season, more than any other team in the league.
EMPORIA - The St. John High School boys' golf team took sixth place in the team standings, led by a sixth-place finish by Bryce Garner at the Class 1A state golf meet at Emporia Municipal Golf Course.
SALINA - Larned High School's Tague Conrad tied for 11th place at the Class 3A state golf meet at Salina Municipal Golf Course.
TOPEKA - Fighting a two-hour, 40-minute lightning and tornado delay, the Great Bend High School girls' swim team had two state qualifiers make it to Saturday's finals of the Class 5-1A state meet.
WELLINGTON - Evelyn Fairy DeYoe, 83, died Sunday, Nov. 24, at Lakepoint Nursing and Rehab Center in Wichita. Born Jan. 31, 1930, in Wichita, she was the daughter of William and Evalena (Fields) Gasswint.
WICHITA - Sidney J. Hughes, died on Nov. 23. He was a retired police officer with 28 years of service.
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Crime Stoppers of Barton County and Great Bend is seeking information about a burglary that occurred between Oct. 19 and Nov. 6 at 107 East Fourth St. in Ellinwood. The residence showed no signs of forced entry, but a laptop computer, three Ruger revolvers and a Beretta 92SF and an 18-inch double barrel shotgun were stolen. Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings, speaking for Crime Stoppers, said loss was in excess of $2,100. Akings asks ...
Barton Community College will be closed for Thanksgiving break Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Friday, Nov. 29. The college will resume its regular schedule on Monday, Dec. 2.
ELLINWOOD - The newly formed Ellinwood Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26 in a special meeting at the Farmers Mutual Insurance office, 16 N. Main, to discuss a youth basketball league being organized by Hoisington Rec.
Barton County Office Buildings will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Barton County Health Department and the Records Division of the Sheriff's Office will also be closed both days. The Barton County Landfill will be closed on Thursday. It will reopen on Friday between the hours of 8 and 11 a.m. On Saturday, it will return to normal operational hours. Emergency services will be in normal operation.