BUSHTON - Rosemary (Feigenspan) Janssen, 86, died Dec. 22 at her home in Bushton. Born April 9, 1928, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Thomas and Opal E. (Fair) Keegan. Living most her life in the Bushton area, she was a homemaker.
LARNED - Richard Glenn DeBolt, 60, died Dec. 22 at Hays Medical Center in Hays. He was born July 14, 1954, at Chanute, to Charles Robert and Joyce D. (Ross) DeBolt. A Larned resident, he was a security guard at Larned State Hospital.
TOPEKA – Influenza activity has increased substantially in Kansas, and health officials are encouraging everyone six months of age and older to get vaccinated, if they have not already done so this season.
The City of Great Bend will hold a retirement reception in honor of retiring Police Chief Dean Akings. The come-and-go reception will be from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, at The Front Door, 1615 10th St.
Marina Benavides, battery, fine $100, court costs $110
Great Bend Fire/EMS
The Hoisington High Debate Team placed second recently at Regional Debate at Sacred Heart in Salina to advance to the 3-2-1A 4-Speaker State Debate Tournament in El Dorado on Jan. 16-17th.
The Hoisington Cardinal Wrestling team participated in their own Cardinal Corner Classic Wrestling Tournament this past Friday held in the Hoisington Activity Center. The team did not disappoint their fans as they placed nine wrestlers in the top three of the nine team powerhouse event. Ranked teams at the event included 6A number 7, Dodge City; 1-3A number 8, Marysville; and 1-3A number 4 Ranked Hoisington. If having one third of the field ranked was not enough throw in always tough 5A Great Bend; 6A Wichita North; and 4A Concordia, along with outstanding wrestlers from 4A Holcomb; 4A Larned; and ...
Elizabeth Warren and plenty of media liberals are in a panic that the Omnibus bill, nicknamed "CRomnibus," is some sort of horrible right-wing Trojan Horse that will grind us all into domination by investment banks.
Happy Tuesday, everybody, and God bless America.
HONOLULU (AP) - Darius Carter was a force inside with 12 points and eight rebounds, and No. 11 Wichita State had no trouble Monday night in an 80-53 victory over Loyola Marymount in the quarterfinals of the Diamond Head Classic.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Quarterback Jay Cutler is returning to the Chicago Bears' lineup and will start the final game of the season after Jimmy Clausen suffered a concussion.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Will Cummings scored 19 points, Quenton DeCosey had 18 and Temple stunned No. 10 Kansas with a 77-52 rout Monday night that snapped the Jayhawks' eight-game winning streak.
A Salina man was injured in an accident at 7:35 a.m. Monday on Interstate 70 in Ellis county, 1.5 miles west of Gorham. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, David T. Shaw, 30, was driving east when the vehicle, a 2000 Ford Crown Victoria, went off the right side of the road and struck a guard rail, then came back across to the left shoulder and struck a bridge rail. The vehicle spun around and came to a stop on the left shoulder.
I'm not a huge fan of John Boehner.
The following books are among the top ten checked out at Ellinwood School/Community Library.
During the playoff season fans' enthusiasm often manifests itself in the form of purchases of a favorite team's merchandise. The lead up to the Super Bowl gets emotions high – and prices can seem high as well. So many go searching for bargains. Unfortunately, some of those "bargains" that can be so alluring are cheaper for a reason: they are fakes. That means the workmanship and the materials used in their manufacture will be of inferior quality, making that "great deal" quickly turn into a rip-off.
A new Toastmasters club is being formed in Great Bend. Newcomers are welcome. Meetings are from 6 to 7 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursday's of each month at St. John's Episcopal Church, 2701 17th St., Great Bend. For more info contact Krystal Barnes, 620-639-4384.
Record crops and low prices have farmers embracing change in 2015, with acreage shifts continuing to move fields from corn to soybeans, according to the latest Farm Futures survey.
Air Force Airman Cordell W. Merten graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.