HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Buckingham Palace published the Royal Wedding guest list on Friday and it does not include President Obama. Only crowned heads of state are invited. Obama's only credential would be that he once joined in a shoot-around with the Sacramento Kings. The King of Bahrain scored an invite to the Royal Wedding Friday despite his human rights record. All kings were invited. We haven't had a crowned head ...
SCOTT CITY - The Great Bend High School softball team totaled 36 hits in a non-conference doubleheader sweep against Scott City on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) - Derrick Rose scored 25 points, Luol Deng added 24 and the Chicago Bulls finally played like a top seed, knocking off the Indiana Pacers 116-89 in Game 5 to wrap up their first-round playoff series Tuesday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Justin Masterson won his fifth straight start, a stunning personal turnaround from last season, Jack Hannahan homered twice and Shin-Soo Choo hit a three-run shot, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 9-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
OSBORNE - The Hoisington Middle School track team set four meet records in Osborne last Thursday.
The Great Bend High School JV Tennis Invitational and the Panthers "C" team baseball game against Hoisington that was to be played on Monday has been cancelled.
STERLING - The Great Bend High School boys tennis team completed pool play at the Sterling Invitational on Tuesday before inclement weather forced the meet to end early.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery says Gabe Olaseni (oh-lah-SEHN'-ee), a 6-foot-10, 225-pound center from Kansas, has signed a national letter of intent with the Hawkeyes.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Jason Richardson scored 17 points and J.J. Redick added 14 to help the Orlando Magic stay alive in the playoffs with a 101-76 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.
HAYS - The Great Bend High School girls soccer team gave up a late goal to Hays to lose on Monday, 2-1.
HUTCHINSON - Four days after taking first place in Hutchinson, the Great Bend High School girls swim team returned for another meet, finishing in second place on Monday.
Friday, April 29 4-7 p.m. - Walk Larned. Larned walking track. Each time around the track. Receive a free entry into the bike giveaway, Two entries with button 5-7 p.m. - Pancake Feed. Larned Community Center. Sponsored by Larned Assembly of God. All-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage. Free-will donation 5-8 p.m. - Chalk Fest. Bring your family to the community center to create a piece of art. Chalk will be provided 5-7 p.m. - 4 Points ...
Lewis E. Massie 1923-2011 PAXICO - Lewis E. Massie, 87, died Sunday, April 24 at the Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center in Topeka. He was born June 3, 1923 at Highland County, Iowa, the son of John R. and Mary Hawk Massie. Massie served in the United States Navy during World War II. Massie lived in Kansas for many years and the past several years in Paxico. He worked construction, was a truck driver and had ...
Sometime between 8 p.m. on April 15 and 8 a.m. on April 18, a burglary occurred at Boxberger Automotive, located at 167 West First St. in Hoisington. Total loss, including damage to building and cash stolen, was $2,100. Anyone who has information about this crime or any other crime is asked to call 792-1300 or 888-305-1300 to leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers of Barton County.
The Kansas Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse will come to Great Bend on Saturday for their annual awareness ride. The riders will arrive at Jack Kilby Square around 3:30 p.m. for a meet-and-greet session. Members of the public are welcome to come talk with the group. At 4 p.m., Central Kansas CASA Inc. and Bikers Against Child Abuse will have an escorted parade ride through Great Bend which will end ...
Hoisington NHS inducts new members
HOISINGTON - Sonja Dee Ritter, 49, died Nov. 21, 2013, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. She was born May 4, 1964, at Larned, the daughter of Raymond Lee and Patricia J. (Freeburg) Hanken.
Lending an ear to a person takes on a new meaning when it is part of the E.A.R.S. program. "Everyone Able to Read through Sharing," is a program that was created over 10 years ago through the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
Last week, when Bill Clinton said President Obama should allow people to keep their health-insurance coverage - an early attempt to distance Hillary and himself from ObamaCare - I began to worry that the Clintons may be serious about another run at the White House.
"The holiday turkey sure looks grand this year," Dick Cheney said. "Why don't we go around the table and say what we're thankful for?"