There will be bingo following the 6 p.m. finger food supper at the Heritage Club tonight. All senior citizens are invited.
HOISINGTON - The City of Hoisington opened its discussion of sidewalk ordinances.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs are putting second-year tight end Tony Moeaki on the physically unable to perform list.
WILSON - Several thousand people will make their annual trip to Wilson Friday and Saturday for the 51st annual Wilson After Harvest Czech Festival.
Larned Police Dept. Thursday, July 28 An animal control officer responded to 12th and Carroll at 8:55 a.m. Officers investigated a disturbance in the 200 block of W. 17th at 8:47 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 900 block of Johnson at 1:23 p.m. An animal control officer responded to the 900 block of Main at 1:49 p.m. Officers responded to an alarm in the 100 block of W. 14th at 4:22 p.m. ...
LARNED - Jordaan Memorial Library has a display of 4-H reading and project posters on display for three weeks. Come in and enjoy the prize winning posters.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met July 18 at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
LARNED - The Larned USD 495 heard reports from building administrators and supervisors at a recent meeting of the board of education. The following are approved minutes from the June 13 meeting.
A St. Louis Post-Dispatch investigation of voter rolls since 1981 in East St. Louis, Ill., identified 27 specific dead people who voted in various elections, complete through the 1990 primary.
Dear Editor, How about that heat? Could it get any hotter out there? We have all heard the conversation starters about the weather. Of course the weather affects us all. Looking at the whole picture, not just the shimmering waves coming off the asphalt roads. It brings together a whole array of negative situations that are specific to rural areas, and that are amplified by the serious drought we are experiencing. Considering myself well aware ...
Dear Editor, My apologies to Thumper, or more correctly, his mother, Mrs. Rabbit, and to my mom and dad who tried to teach me the same. You know, if you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all! President Obama's speech the other day wasn't his first foray into idiocy, but it speaks volumes about him when he actually says very little. He called Washington a Circus! Imagine that. Has it taken him all ...
DALLAS (AP) - All the eyes are still on Texas in the slimmed-down Big 12 Conference, though for some different reasons this time.
DALLAS (AP) - Before Oklahoma won its first Big 12 title in 2000, and went on to the win the national championship that season, coach Bob Stoops had no idea how good his second year there would be.
ST JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - As players began trickling in for Friday's start to training camp, the Kansas City Chiefs agreed to terms with wide receiver Steve Breaston, who had his best year when Chiefs coach Todd Haley was his offensive coordinator at Arizona.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - With muggy heat in the 90s separating the fit from the fat, the Kansas City Chiefs are ready to launch their second training camp in St. Joseph, Mo., but will do so without four-time Pro Bowl guard Brian Waters. The Chiefs announced late Thursday that Waters, who played 11 years in Kansas City and was named to the Pro Bowl four times, had been given his release. "Brian has played ...
LARNED - JoAnn (Bruntzel) Simmons Selzer, 82, passed away peacefully Nov. 22 at the Linnwood Park Senior Care home in Meriden. She was born Oct. 21, 1931 in Rozel, the daughter of Alfred and Mildred Ellis Bruntzel. JoAnn was a Pawnee County resident until 1985, when she and her husband, Clyde, sold their beloved Melody Ranch southeast of Larned and moved to Paola to be closer to their children and grandchildren living in the Kansas ...
WELLINGTON - Evelyn Fairy DeYoe, 83, died Sunday, Nov. 24, at Lakepoint Nursing and Rehab Center in Wichita. Born Jan. 31, 1930, in Wichita, she was the daughter of William and Evalena (Fields) Gasswint.
WICHITA - Sidney J. Hughes, died on Nov. 23. He was a retired police officer with 28 years of service.
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Crime Stoppers of Barton County and Great Bend is seeking information about a burglary that occurred between Oct. 19 and Nov. 6 at 107 East Fourth St. in Ellinwood. The residence showed no signs of forced entry, but a laptop computer, three Ruger revolvers and a Beretta 92SF and an 18-inch double barrel shotgun were stolen. Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings, speaking for Crime Stoppers, said loss was in excess of $2,100. Akings asks ...
Barton Community College will be closed for Thanksgiving break Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Friday, Nov. 29. The college will resume its regular schedule on Monday, Dec. 2.
ELLINWOOD - The newly formed Ellinwood Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26 in a special meeting at the Farmers Mutual Insurance office, 16 N. Main, to discuss a youth basketball league being organized by Hoisington Rec.
Barton County Office Buildings will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Barton County Health Department and the Records Division of the Sheriff's Office will also be closed both days. The Barton County Landfill will be closed on Thursday. It will reopen on Friday between the hours of 8 and 11 a.m. On Saturday, it will return to normal operational hours. Emergency services will be in normal operation.