HOLCOMB - It was a closer game than the score shows. Hoisington High School fell 21-6 on the road against Holcomb on Tuesday night in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs. "It was 7-6 at halftime," Hoisington head coach Jason Ingram said. "It was 14-6 with about 27 seconds left. They picked up a fumble recovery and scored to make it 21-6." The first half went smoothly, more or less. ...
MANHATTAN - It sometimes resembles musical chairs, the way that Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has begun to use contrasting quarterbacks Jake Waters and Daniel Sams.
October convictions and fines Corey Robin Akers-Hartman, inattentive driving, $111 Andy Ray Anderson, parking in front yard prohibited, $161 Andy Ray Anderson, parking in front yard prohibited, $161 Johnita J. Becker, speeding 15 mph over, $106 Daune Ann Beckman, theft, $1,743.50 Daune Ann Beckman, obstruct legal process, $2,376 John Charles Boase Jr., theft, $1,141 Jace Robert Bowman, fail to yield at stop sign, $111 Trevor D. Byfield, violate traffic control signal, $111 Judith Castro, inattentive ...
The Family Crisis Center's Shelter needed strong men to make the backyard more usable for the children residing in shelter with their moms. Little did they know that they would have Iron Men step up and take the project on, said Christy Huslig, outreach advocate.
A semitrailer driver from Pawnee Rock was among four people who received possible injuries Monday morning in Rooks County, when another semi attempted to pass as he was making a left turn on U.S. 183, three miles north of Stockton. Both drivers and their passengers were taken to the Rooks County Health Center.
Most people experience a little forgetfulness now and then but for those who believe it has gone beyond that, a memory screening may be in order. And thanks to Sunflower Diversified Services, the screenings will be offered locally this month.
Since volunteers can play a crucial role in supporting families caring for hospice patients, a local faith-based agency has scheduled training sessions for those willing to help.
It is crunch time for holiday table decorators as they plan and prepare for this weekend's Holiday Tables Spectacular at Rosewood Furniture Gallery in downtown Great Bend. Approximately 20 tables will be decorated for the come-and-go event. Holiday Tables Spectacular is slated from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 at the Furniture Gallery, located at 1607 Main Street.
Great Bend Fire/EMS Firefighters responded to a structure fire in the 200 block of Hickory St. at 9:57 a.m. Monday. There was light smoke damage. They made 10 Emergency Medical Service calls Friday, three Saturday, eight Sunday and seven Monday. On Friday they also did one smoke detector check and one electrical wiring checking after a resident called in about a smoke smell. Great Bend Police A motorist left Casey's General Store, 1315 10th St., ...
Parents are invited to bring toddlers to the Imagination Playground, which will be set up from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, inside the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St. This free drop-in activity is recommended for children ages 2 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information call the Recreation Commission office, 793-3755 ext. 2, or send email to email@example.com.
Jean Aycok with the Kansas Wetlands Education Center will present "The Plight of Prairie Dogs" at noon Wednesday, Nov. 6 at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St., and 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. These free one-hour Stop 'N Learn sessions are hosted by the Great Bend Recreation Commission.
No, this is not The Onion. No, this is not a rip-off of The Onion. This is not satire. This is the plea from Iraq's Prime Minister, Minister of the Interior, Minister of Defense and the Minister of National Security Affairs. All of whom happen to be the same person: Nouri al-Maliki.
President Obama "didn't know" his IRS was targeting conservative groups, successfully impeding their ability to promote policies he opposes.
Helen Hickel, fail to yield, court costs $55.50
KOC to hold breakfast buffet
ELLINWOOD -"The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey. When waves of beings who only look human overrun the earth, the Earth's last survivors have scattered to stay alive. When Cassie meets Evan Walker, he may be her only hope for rescuing her brother, or even saving herself. But can she trust a stranger in this dangerous world?
Those who donated money and time, and played in the golf tournament collaborated to raise more than $45,000 for local cancer patients. The recent St. Rose Auction & Golf Classic proceeds will benefit the Heartland Cancer Center Patient Care Fund.
The monthly Barton County Historical Society meeting scheduled for Monday evening, Nov. 25, has been canceled.
Rosewood Ranch horse therapy instructor Melinda Suppes took part in a grueling exam last May in Loveland, Colo. She endured four days of a workshop, written testing and field work, all with the goal of becoming a certified instructor with Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International. It wasn't until more than five months later that she learned the results of her exam.
Derek Fredrick thought if the buckets were "poppin' pink" they would draw a lot of attention. And if the results of a recent fundraiser are any indication, he was right.
Touched by Cancer Support Group will depart from its regular schedule in December. The group usually meets each month on the first Tuesdays, from 2-3 p.m., and third Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. at Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland, Great Bend.
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