CHICAGO - Rejecting claims made in a lawsuit concerning concussions, the NCAA said Saturday it has taken steps to protect student athletes from head injuries and that player safety is among the college sports association's core principles.
Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay painstakingly built their record-setting careers and untainted reputations by resisting shortcuts and exercising tight control over who gained entrance to their inner circles.
Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice will sponsor a Monday evening grief support group in Great Bend from July 29 through Sept. 30. It will meet each Monday from 6:30-8 p.m. in Conference Room 103 of the Medical Building at 3520 Lakin; entrance is on Lincoln Street.
LARNED - Dr. William Rush Brenner, MD, 98, passed away July 19 at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital in Larned. He was born May 22, 1915, in McCracken, the son of William Albert and Rose Sweeney Brenner of Bazine.
Sharon Klusener, long-time office manager for the Tom Harris State Farm Insurance Agency, is retiring after 37 years. She will be honored with a come-and-go reception from 3-5 p.m. Friday, July 26, at the agency office, 2112 10th St.
LARNED - Nadine H. Reed, 93, died July 18 at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born March 5, 1920, at Kincaid, she was the daughter of Harry and Bertha Foster. A longtime area resident, she was a homemaker.