If the disappointment of everyone expecting fireworks at the first Democratic debate exhibited itself as perspiration, we could declare the California drought over. A few soggy matches might have been lit but that was it. Heavy on the smoke, non-existent on the flame.
TORONTO (AP) - Ben Zobrist and the relentless Kansas City Royals showed they can play home run derby, too. And with one more win, they'll have a chance to show off their power in a return trip to the World Series.
ANDERSON, Mo. - Jeffrey "Steve" Nutting. 58, passed away Oct. 17, 2015, at National Healthcare in Joplin, Mo. Born Jan. 12, 1957, in Eureka, he was the son of Clyde Leroy and Jane Irene (Cox) Nutting. He attended school in Great Bend, and graduated high school in Bogue. He worked in the oil fields of Kansas, and later worked in construction as a welder in various states. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and sports.
BEAVER, Okla. - Roy Lee Bobeck, 80, of Beaver, Okla., passed away Oct. 19, 2015, at the Beaver County Memorial Hospital. Born on April 7, 1935, in Great Bend, he was the son of Edward and Clara Mae Bobeck. On May 22, 1953, he graduated from Great Bend High School. On March 17, 1957, he married his longtime sweetheart, Shirley Fay Kimber. He worked for Exxon for 33 years as a pumper.