You never know when a great basketball story is going to peak, so keep an eye out for Doug McDermott. If college basketball's power brokers get their way, you'll be seeing plenty of him over the next few weeks.
NORMAN, Okla. - Rivals Oklahoma and Oklahoma State could meet in the Sweet 16.
The posturing and politicking is finished. The field has been chosen, the bracket has been set and the madness of March has finally arrived in college basketball.
On Saturday, March 8, four local 4H'ers and their families traveled to Cimarron, for the Gray County 4H Air Rifle Match.
4-H Day is an annual event in each county in Kansas. It gives 4-H members an opportunity to share their talents in public speaking, music and talent. Barton County 4-H Day is equally as important as the county fair for members exhibiting what they have learned.
Deception and exaggeration have characterized the stance some environmental organizations and the mass media's coverage of environmental issues. If we look critically at these issues, however, we can begin to sort out fact from fiction.
The 11th Highlander Reunion and Car Show will be held on April 26th at the Marriott Hotel, 9100 Corporate Hills Drive in Wichita. The Car Show will run from 1 to 4 p.m. in the hotel parking lot. Admission and entry are free. Dinner and a short program by Josh Kresen from Heartland Park Raceway in Topeka will be held from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the hotel. For more information contact CC Wiley at 316-689-6959 or Ann (Andersen) Smith at 316-683-4597.
The Great Bend High School class of 1979 is planning their 35th year class reunion and needs contact information for the following classmates. Call Brad Brack at 620-617-4888 with information.
Kirby and Paula Shaw of Bison announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara LeAnn Shaw to Jason Paul Bryant, son of Darwin Bryant of Ellinwood and Diana Pekarek of Garnett.
Joseph Wirtz will celebrate his 90th birthday with a celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. on March 22 at St. Joseph Parish Center in Ellinwood. Hosts for the event will be his children, Judy and Rod Berger, Jayne Wirtz, Joleen Wirtz, Jon and Patty Wirtz, Juanita and Alan Landry, Jeff and Cindy Wirtz, Jeanette and Ted Trinka, and Jerry and Debbie Wirtz.
Eric and Audra Rostine announce the birth of their son, Kaiden Eli Rostine on Feb. 22 in Hutchinson. He weighed 6 lbs. 4 oz and was 20 in. long.
Don and Marlene Wornkey will celebrate their 60th anniversary on March 17.
I am announcing my candidacy for council person to serve Great Bend in the First Ward. I have spent the last three decades serving the community through the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development, a volunteer for the 3-I Show and our Great Bend Farm
Alex Hertel and Sabrina Campbell announce the birth of their son, Logan Weston Hertel, on Nov. 26, in Great Bend. He weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. and was 21 in. long. He has a big brother, Braiden Aaron Hertel.
Sponsors of Royal Family Kids Camp, which provides summer fun for children in foster care, will hold a 5K run/walk at 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 19, at Brit Spaugh Park.
George Martin and Karen Kline-Martin will be serving a breakfast at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 6, before the Lenten study that George is leading at St. John's Episcopal Church, 2701 17th St.
This Sunday, April 6, St. Mark Lutheran, 2101 Jackson, Great Bend, and St. Paul Lutheran, Galatia, will begin their spring and summer service schedule.
• Critter Ministry to host meeting - Critter Ministry will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 5, in the Burnside Room of the Carol Soden Recreation Center, 1214 Stone St., in Great Bend. There will be free refreshments and prize giveaways.
CLAY CENTER – The Gutenberg Printing Press was invented around 1440, having a huge impact on learning, communications and much more worldwide. The United States Constitution was adopted Sept. 17, 1787, establishing a new form of government the world had never witnessed before. These are two significant events in world history, but are they the greatest? Here are my top two: 1) The incarnation of Jesus of Nazareth. 2) The resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. Let me explain.
The next Great Bend Aglow Lighthouse will be April 12 at a new location, the First Assembly of God church, 601 S. Patton Road. Coffee and social time is at 9 a.m., with the meeting getting underway at 9:30.
The annual Presbyterian Women's Rummage Sale will be held Saturday, April 5, in the Fellowship Hall of the First Presbyterian Church at 24th and Washington. Doors open at 8 a.m. and the sale will continue until noon.
Members of the First United Methodist Church have a heart for mission work, member Judy Turner said. Several projects have been tackled since the first of the year.
"Increase the Reach Summit," presented by the Rev. Scott Hinkle, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 12, at Faith Community Church. The Rev. Hinkle will also be speaking in the church's Sunday morning worship service, at 10:30 a.m. April 13. Pastor Sandy Kennedy said both services are open to the public.
For thousands of years, the Passover meal has been celebrated by the Jewish people in commemoration of the Old Testament account of their escape from Egyptian slavery, the beginning of their long trek towards "the promised land," and their hope in a Messiah who would deliver them from bondage forever.
Siblings Ed Galliart and Crystal Galliart have been chosen to administrate the Great Bend Christians ministry, said Mike Richardson of City Church Ministries.