ELLINWOOD/BALDWIN CITY - Ruby North, 82, died Oct. 30 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. She was born Jan. 30, 1929 at Cookeville, Tenn. the daughter of Marion Grider and Elizabeth Dunham Grider.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Occupy Wall Street protestors complained that homeless people have infiltrated the park for the free food. They're just furious about it. Everybody's sitting around wish that there was a way to help the downtrodden without a lot of losers trying to get in on it. Herman Cain denied accusations against him of sexual harassment in the workplace Monday. The country has been waiting for someone with Reagan's ...
Twenty years ago this month Clarence Thomas was sworn in as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
Ruth Adams called on Northampton College in central England to measure the purring sound of her gray-and-white tabby cat, Smokey, aiming for a Guinness World Record.
Tuesday's high school football scores Class 4A KC Piper 28, Perry-Lecompton 21 BV Southwest 27, Baldwin 6 Paola 47, Anderson County 7 Columbus 41, Parsons 13 Basehor-Linwood 49, Hiawatha 6 Eudora 12, DeSoto 0 Louisburg 27, Fort Scott 20 Chanute 28, Coffeyville 27, OT Topeka Hayden 57, Circle 0 Mulvane 43, Maize South 13 Buhler 56, Holcomb 6 Abilene 49, Clay Center 25 Rose Hill 28, Holton 12 Andale 42, Clearwater 7 Ulysses 60, Pratt ...
WICHITA - The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team had its season end on Tuesday night during a Class 5A state quarterfinal match against Wichita Kapaun-Mt. Carmel.
MACKSVILLE - The Macksville High School football team advances after a 42-40 win over Ness City in the first round of the Eight-Man Division-I state playoffs on Tuesday night.
The Barton Community College volleyball Team cruised through their first round regional match on Tuesday, handing the visiting Garden City Broncbusters a 25-11, 25-17, 25-17 defeat.
NEW YORK (AP) - No KD vs. Kobe, no championship banner in Dallas. The original start date to the NBA season arrived Tuesday with progress still stalled in the negotiations to end the lockout. No further talks have been scheduled, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the plans have not been made public. Players and owners made progress on a number of issues ...
Barton Community College's Criminal Justice Team took home some hardware in two divisions of the Region III American Criminal Justice Association's national competition, Oct. 21 and 22 at Evangel University in Springfield, Mo.
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.