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Fate took Kilby from Kansas blizzard to Nobel Prize

Early in April 1938, a massive snow and ice storm knocked out most of the telephone and power lines in Western Kansas. With communications down, the electric, gas and oil companies were scrambling to make contact with their distant offices and crews. Amateur radio operators came to the rescue and inspired a young high school student named Jack Kilby.

April 20, 2012 | | News


Johnson seeks election as judge

DeleteSteve Johnson, a Great Bend attorney, announced he is seeking election as 20th Judicial District, Division II, Judge. He is running for the position recently vacated by retiring Judge Hannelore Kitts. The 20th Judicial District includes, Barton, Russell, Ellsworth, Rice and Stafford counties. Johnson will be running on the Republican ticket.

April 20, 2012 | | Local News


Area briefs

Emergency planning topic of meeting

April 20, 2012 | | Area Briefs


On the Record for April 22, 2012

Great Bend Fire Department

April 20, 2012 | | On the Record


UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

Both the subject matter and the viewing experience will be a close encounter when the Barton Theatre Department performs the two-person musical "The Last Five Years," at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the Barton Community College Fine Arts Auditorium.

April 20, 2012 | | Local News


Motorcycle riders help Habitat for Humanity

For over nine months, Habitat for Humanity has been working on the construction of a three bedroom home at 1906 Hubbard in Great Bend. With only a small number of workdays left before the home is turned over to its new owners, the help of some local motorcycle riders couldn't have been more greatly appreciated, said Habitat's board president Rachel Mawhirter.

April 20, 2012 | | Local News


Nova N. Bishop 1925-2012

Nova N. Bishop, 86, died April 18 at her home in Great Bend. She was born April 29, 1925 at Ingram, Ark., the daughter of Paul and Opha (Rush) Hayes.

April 20, 2012 | | Obituaries


Great Bend wins invite

DODGE CITY - The Great Bend High School boys' tennis team claimed first place at the Dodge City Varsity Invitational on Thursday.

April 20, 2012 | | Prep Sports


GBHS takes second

HUTCHINSON - The Great Bend High School girls' swim team had two first-place finishes at the meet on Thursday.

April 19, 2012 | | Prep Sports


Lady Cards split twinbill

HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School softball team split a doubleheader with Canton-Galva on Thursday.

April 19, 2012 | | Prep Sports


Spring Style Show set for Monday

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April 19, 2012 | | Area Briefs


Surrendered Family Ministries forming area-wide choir for National Day of Prayer

Surrendered Family Ministries will host an area-wide event for the 61st Annual National Day of Prayer Observance on Thursday, May 3.

April 19, 2012 | | Religion


​St. Ann’s Altar Society fundraiser set for April 28

ODIN - St. Ann's Altar Society will hold a fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in the Odin Gym Parish Hall. Breakfast and lunch will be available along with a bake sale, community garage sale and raffle, all under one roof.

April 19, 2012 | | Religion


Presbyterian Woemn to hold Fair Trade Market Saturday

Presbyterian Women in Great Bend will offer a Fair Trade Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the church, located at 24th and Washington. Access to the sale will be through the northeast entrance.

April 19, 2012 | | Religion


Faith Community Church Healing Campaign begins

A three-day healing conference at Faith Community Church, 293 West Barton County Road, kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday at the church, located one mile west of 10th and Patton Road in Great Bend. The Great Bend Healing Campaign is a citywide event that starts with praise and prayer.

April 19, 2012 | | Religion


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Royals ace allows career-high 10 hits, takes 3rd straight loss

ARLINGTON- Royals starter Yordano Ventura had a learning moment in the bottom of the first in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Rangers.

May 14, 2015 | TODD WILLS/Special to MLB.com | AP Sports


Charlie's Inside Corner: I'm worried

I'm worried about my country. I'm worried about a country that cares more about how much air was in a football than they do about the leader of the U.S. Senate lying about Mitt Romney on the Senate floor. Harry Reid said he had "inside information" that Mr. Romney had not been paying his taxes. Turned out to be a lie but Reid only shrugged and offered, "Romney didn't win did he?"

May 14, 2015 | Charles Tabler | Local Sports


Kansas 150 1901-1925

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