KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dwayne Bowe deftly avoided the locker room full of prying TV cameras, finally emerging onto the Kansas City Chiefs' practice field Wednesday as if nothing was amiss.
LARNED - There is a timeless and appropriate quote from the POGO cartoon strip that goes, "We have met the enemy ... and he is us!"
MANHATTAN - The nation's sack leader doesn't play in the Southeastern Conference, nor did he play prep football in some hotbed such as Florida or Texas that churns out Division I prospects.
The race to the national championship game has been well defined. No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Florida State are in control. No. 3 Ohio State and No. 4 Baylor are on deck. There is a group of one-loss teams crossing their fingers and hoping for chaos. Then there are the conference races, where there is still plenty of sorting out to do. American Athletic Conference - Simple. Only a major collapse could ...
The Colts and Titans would very much like to forget last weekend's debacles. They'll get a chance right away.
Thursday - International Club, 7:30 a.m.; LHS Scholars Bowl, Montezuma; LMS girls basketball at Ellinwood, 4:30 p.m.; LMS boys basketball vs. Ellinwood, 4:30 p.m.; LHS play practice, Community Center. Friday - FCA, 7:30 a.m.; Preview, "Totally Awesome '80s," Community Center, 9 a.m.; LHS Scholars Bowl at Kingman; Phinney School, Veterans Day concert, LMS, 7 p.m. Saturday - "Totally Awesome '80s," Community Center, 7 p.m. Sunday - "Totally Awesome '80s," Community Center, 2:30 p.m. ...
Firefighters made six ambulance runs on Thursday, Nov. 7, seven Friday, four Saturday, six Sunday, four Monday and six Tuesday.
Great Bend Public Library will open late on Tuesday, Nov. 19, but will be open from 2-9 p.m. The library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
GREAT BEND - Larry D. White, 71, passed away Nov. 10, in Hutchinson. Born July 8, 1942, in Chase, he was the son of Willis B. and Francis (Snyder) Haas. On July 21, 1962, he married Chole (Snyder). He was a catskinner in the oilfield for many years. He was a loving father and husband always providing for the family and asking for little in return. Survivors include two sons, Troy (Amy) White, Ellinwood; and ...
LARNED - John Edward Haremza, 80, died Nov. 11, 2013, at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, Larned. He was born March 27, 1933 in Colby, the son of Benjamin C. and Velma Marie Makings Haremza. Ed was a graduate of St. Joseph's Military Academy in Hays. He joined the Air Force in 1953. On Dec. 29, 1953, he married Patricia Hall of Larned. While in the Air Force, Ed and his family, were stationed at ...
Landmark National Bank will partner with the Barton County Food Bank with their Stuff the Turkey benefit. Food items, toiletries and laundry products can be dropped off at either bank location, 1623 Main Street, Great Bend; or 5200 Broadway, Great Bend. Lobby hours for both banks are 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with the Broadway location open from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturdays.
Great Bend High School Debate squad placed 1st overall at the Liberal Debate Tournament on Nov. 9, that had Halloween costumes optional. Two novice teams placed in top 6 and the open teams had winning records too. Three individuals also received awards for their creative costumes.
Ideology is such an abomination, President Obama rages against those he believes are guided by different ideas of governance.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Richie Incognito showed all texts with former fellow Miami Dolphin Jonathan Martin Sunday, revealing they're pals. They exchanged death threats and N-words in good fun. This ends the debate once and for all about whether Dolphins are as intelligent as humans. MTVs hit reality show Sixteen and Pregnant announced a casting call for Season Five Friday just as MTV's Teen Mom wrapped up its first season. Talk ...
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Barton Community College will hold auditions for its spring musical "Sweet Charity," at 5:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 2 and 3, in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
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The Great Bend Sports Complex will host the 2014 baseball and softball championships of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.
The Kansas Lottery is restructuring its field staff in order to provide better service to lottery players and retailers, and increase sales and transfers to the state. As part of the restructuring, the Lottery will close its Great Bend office. The last day the office is open to the public will be December 13, 2013.
ELLINWOOD - Owned by Ann Christiansen, Annie Mae's, 518 E. Santa Fe has opened in Ellinwood. The former John Henry's now also serves breakfast and has takeout and delivery in Ellinwood.
Looking for that unique holiday gift? How about a one of a kind piece of jewelry? The Kansas Wetlands Education Center is offering a make and take beaded jewelry class from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. They'll make two different bracelets using seed beads. Once you learn how simple it is to create your own jewelry, you'll be hooked. There is a $5 materials fee for the class. All materials will be provided. Call ...
Preparation for the Russell Area Artists Exhibit at the Deines Cultural Center has begun. The exhibit will run from Jan. 10 through Feb. 7th. The show is open to any adult artist within a 60-mile radius of Russell.
"I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you," declared Nietzsche.
In 2006 I came up against a holiday deadline crunch, so I turned my column over to Turpy, the beloved eight-year-old Golden Retriever/Chow mix who had turned up at our doorstep as a puppy.