LAWRENCE - Kansas quarterback Jake Heaps racked up 257 yards on 20-for-28 passing, earning co-offensive most vaulable player honors as he led the Blue squad to a 34-7 victory in the annual Blue-White spring game at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The final image that Kansas State fans will have of Angel Rodriguez in a Wildcat uniform will be an air ball at the buzzer in an NCAA tournament game against La Salle that could have prevented a massive upset loss.
RUSSELL - Deines Cultural Center is featuring "Human Tribe," which opens with a reception from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 28.
Awards for the art exhibit featuring works by Barton Community College students were presented Sunday at the Shafer Gallery.
NESS CITY - Rosalinda C. Gaschler, 89, passed away April 21, at the Hays Medical Center. Born on Jan. 3, 1924 in Ness County, she was the daughter of John and Anna Mary Haas Wasinger. On Aug. 19, 1946 she married Carl Gaschler in Ness City. He preceded her in death on Dec. 9, 1984. She worked with her husband at Gaschler Jewelry.
ELLINWOOD - "Finding the Pearl" by Thuan Tammy Fadler with Carol McAdoo Rehme. This memoir describes how a young immigrant from Vietnam found success in America, and rose to the top of her profession. The book was co-written by Carol McAdoo Rehme, of the Ellinwood Rehme family.
A series of public meetings for Quivira National Wildlife Refuge are scheduled for three area communities. Quivira has completed a draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan for public review. The goal of the Plan, or CCP, is to provide guidance and management direction for all Refuge programs for the next 15 years. It includes a vision statement and supporting goals, objectives, and strategies.
HOISINGTON - At a special meeting on Friday, the USD 431 Board of Education accepted the retirement resignation of Becky Andereck effective at the end of the 2012-13 school year.
Great Bend firefighters made nine ambulance runs Friday, three Saturday and three Sunday. At 6:06 p.m. Friday they performed a carbon monoxide check at 2200 Franklin St. At 7:26 a.m. Saturday they responded to 1513 Broadway Ave. for an arcing transformer.
Faculty contracts and bids for a new dormitory are on the agenda for the next Barton Community College Board of Trustees meeting, set for 4 p.m. Thursday in room F-30 of the Fine Arts Building. The board is also expected to approve a resolution that will combine financing for the new dorm with refinancing debt on the 1999 debt for construction of the Cottonwood Hall dormitory.
Fire interrupted the service Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church. The congregation was signing "Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us" when the Rev. Jeff Slater heard a noise. He thought it might be feedback coming through the new sound system, but church member Leroy Hensley stepped out of the sanctuary to check. It was coming from smoke alarms. Slater said two acolytes lit the church candles a few minutes earlier and placed the candle lighters ...
The Board of Directors of Farmers Bank & Trust elected Roger Marshall, M.D. to the role of Vice Chairman in January of 2013. Dr Marshall has served on the board for thirteen years, in various capacities and leadership positions of committees associated with Farmers Bank & Trust.
Dylan J. Dreiling of Lawrence has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).
David and Theresa Leiker of Great Bend announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Leiker to Richard Jarvis, son of Wayne and Susan Jarvis of Baldwin City.
Brad and Rickee Maddox will celebrate their 40th anniversary on April 21. The couple was married on April 21, 1973 in a meadow at the Crane Farm in rural Geneseo. Their children are Benn Maddox and wife Shanna of Great Bend and the late Richard Maddox. They have two grandchildren, Gavynn Richard and Mylee Rae.