CHICAGO (AP) - LeBron James came up big down the stretch and scored 29 points, Dwyane Wade added 24 and the Miami Heat beat the Chicago Bulls 85-75 Wednesday night to tie the Eastern Conference finals at one game apiece.
MANHATTAN (AP) - Kansas State University confirmed that its highest-paid assistant basketball coach and top recruiter, Dalonte Hill, has resigned to take a similar position at the University of Maryland.
Habitat for Humanity of Barton County is hosting their Third Annual Benefit Golf Tournament with hopes for raising at least $8,000. These funds will be acquired through a combination of team registration fees and hole sponsorships donated from local businesses.
HAYS - The Great Bend High School Lady Panthers soccer team lost to Hays 1-0 on Tuesday in a Class 5A regional.
Final tryouts for Great Bend American Legion baseball (Great Bend Chiefs and Great Bend Braves) is set for Monday at Al Burns Memorial Field (Veterans Park) at 4 p.m.
The search for a new Barton Community College women's soccer coach has begun to replace the school's all-time winningest coach in that sport.
Rory Cedric Hoover Rory Cedric Hoover, 26, passed away May 17 at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City. He was born Sept. 20, 1984, in Hays, the son of Randall and Dora (Harbers) Hoover. He grew up in Larned, and had lived in Great Bend for the past 10 years. Survivors include his daughter, 'My Little Angel,' Hannah Ellen Riggs; his parents, Randall and Dora Hoover, Great Bend; a sister, Amy Turner, and husband, ...
LARNED - The Jordaan Foundation Inc. has awarded five Jordaan Scholars awards for the 2011-2012 school year to Larned High School's Ivan Garcia II, Tyler Gleason, Shanna Prescott and Karlee Rainbolt, and Katherine Ann Karst of Pawnee Heights High School.
Pawnee commission weekly minutes LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met May 9 in regular session. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight. 9 a.m. - Pawnee County commissioners Kathy Bowman and John Haas were present. Donna Pelton arrived at 9;15 a.m. Commissioners sorted through mail. Commissioners approved and signed checks for payroll, bills and expenses. Commissioners read and approved minutes of May 2, 2011. Tina Keeler, Pawnee County appraiser's ...
Larned USD 495 calendar Friday, May 20-See You at the Pole, 7:30 a.m.; LES Field Day at LHS Track; Track 3A Regional at Phillipsburg Saturday, May 21-Larned High Graduation at LMS, 2 p.m. Monday, May 23-Fourth Grade Instrument Display at LMS, 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 24-LMS Eighth Grade Promotion at LMS, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25-LHS Athletic Activity Awards at LMS, 1 p.m.; LHS Athletic Banquet at Community Center, 6:30 p.m.
LARNED - Larned High School's Kara Amon and Liberty Turner and Sarah Hales of Pawnee Heights High School have been awarded Cliff and Nina Fell Foundation Scholarships. The 2011 scholarships provide $2,000 each for the three winners to be used in attending a Kansas college or university.
Sometime between 1 p.m. on May 1 and 2 p.m. on May 3, a burglary occurred at a drilling rig owned by Petromark Drilling. Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings, speaking for Crime Stoppers of Barton County and Great Bend, said the rig was located near SE 40 Ave. and 150 Road. Copper wiring from a generator to the rig, space heaters and a dog house trailer were damaged. Loss and ...
Randy Smith, director of the Criminal Justice program at Barton Community College, will present a free educational program at 1 p.m. Monday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Smith will talk about crime scene investigation, home protection and personal safety. The program is sponsored by the Great Bend Recreation Commission. For more information call the Recreation Commission office, 793-3755.
Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave., will provide ice cream and cookies at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at its ice cream social. For more information call the Senior Center, 792-3906.
Professor Jim Hoy from Emporia State University will present the program, "Home on the Range: Kansas Folklore," at the Barton County Historical Society. The program will take place during the monthly historical society meeting, at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the museum, located just south of Great Bend's Arkansas River bridge on U.S. 281. The public is invited to this free event. Hoy is a professor of English and ...
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.
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