A stage full of assorted gamblers, gangsters, chorus girls and missionaries can only mean one thing: the classic Broadway musical "Guys and Dolls" is coming to town. Sterling High School Theatre will present the Frank Loesser masterpiece at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 14, 15, and 16, in the school's Theatre.
Golden Belt Community Foundation recently received its re-accreditation with the nation's highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations™ establish legal, ethical, effective practices for community foundations everywhere.
By Dave Ranney KHI News Service TOPEKA - The family of a former Kansas State University football player who coached at Skyline High School in Pratt who committed suicide while a patient at Larned State Hospital, has filed a lawsuit accusing hospital officials of not doing enough to prevent his death. Michael Lykins, a former Kansas State University football player who coached football at Skyline High School near Pratt, hanged himself shortly after being admitted ...
KHI News Service TOPEKA - A judge denied a state attorney's change-of-venue request in a lawsuit that involves the 2011 death of a patient at Larned State Hospital. Shawnee County District Court Judge Larry Hendricks ruled the case would remain in Shawnee County. The hearing lasted about 40 minutes. Lawyers representing the hospital and two of its psychiatrists had asked that the proceedings be moved to Pawnee County, where Larned State Hospital is located. The ...
Courtesy Photo Jim Forrest presents a check to the Larned High School Over Actors Anonymous on behalf of Prairie Arts Unlimited. The money was raised through the presentation of the recent dinner theater. Joining Forrest are Dallas Humphrey, Marley Palmer, Janae Woods, Abigail Ayre, Hannah Smith and Kolby Keith.
LARNED - The Pawnee Valley Community Hospital's respiratory department has scheduled three free pre-screenings that could help identify someone who is at risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
It's a good thing he slimmed down because he's running. The worst-kept secret in politics is clearly now even less of a secret. With his whopping re-election win, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in 2016 Republican Presidential nomination-seeking mode. The only questions are whether he'll do it his way (center right), or eventually the base's way (inch far right) -- and whether he'll prove to be another Bill Clinton or another Rudy Giuliani.
Speeding Cases Filed 10-10 - Kent A. Kirkwood, Larned; No seat belt; Fine $10 Filed 10-7 - Guadalupe Morales, Satanta; No seat belt; Fine $10 Filed 10-2 - Daniel Todd Schenkiews, Dodge City; Speeding, 76-65; Fine $51, court costs $96 Filed 9-29 - Gary B. Shrader, Garden City; Speeding, 60-40; Fine $105, court costs $96 Filed 9-28 - Brandon Joseph Holzmister, Garden City; Speeding, 79-65; Fine $69, court costs $96 Filed 9-26 - Joe War, ...
Auditions for the Habitat for Humanity "Barton County's Got Talent" dinner theater will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, and from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Grace Community Church, 201 McKinley St.
WACO, Texas - Bryce Petty threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more, Shock Linwood ran for 182 yards and fifth-ranked Baylor stayed undefeated, passing its first big test with a 41-12 victory over No. 12 Oklahoma on Thursday night.
MIAMI - Dwyane Wade scored 29 points, 11 in the fourth quarter, and the Miami Heat held off the Los Angeles Clippers 102-97 on Thursday night.
TOPEKA - The NJCAA Region VI finals will take place without a familiar jersey. The Barton Community College men's soccer team failed to make the finals of the region for just the second time in the last seven years. The Cougars were eliminated from the postseason with a 2-0 loss to Cloud County on Thursday evening in semifinal action at Hummer Sports Complex. The only other time Barton failed to reach the Region VI finals ...
TOPEKA - The contest was everything it was billed to be. Hard-fought, close throughout and down to the wire, but it wasn't the outcome the Barton Community College women's soccer was striving for. Barton's season came to an end with a 1-0 loss to Johnson County in the semifinals of the NJCAA Region VI tournament on Thursday afternoon at Hummer Sports Complex in Topeka. An early second-half goal by Johnson was all the scoring as ...
LAWRENCE - Just as his offensive line began to show some stability, Kansas coach Charlie Weis decided to shake things up again.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission, both recreation centers, City Auditorium and Cavanaugh Wellness Center will be closed today through Sunday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours will resume on Monday.
The saying, "A picture is worth 1000 words" is so true. In the case of my four month old grandson, we have a book started. Still nothing compares to actually holding, squeezing his chubby legs, or getting Bob to laugh out loud. As we enter the holiday season, families across the country hardly need a reminder that November 24th through the 30th is designated as National Family Week.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?