ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Perfect record. Worst-to-first turnaround. Trap game.
LARNED - Fort Larned National Historic Site invites the community to see a temporary exhibit on the Civil War in the Midwest being displayed in the fort's Visitor Center. In the words of Missouri historian Dr. Lewis E. Meador, "The Civil War was won in the West, but the histories were written in the East." Mention the Civil War and many people think of Virginia battlefields, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant or Gettysburg. ...
A central Kansas native is focusing on patient care today and into the future in her new position as administrator of the physician groups at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. Stephanie Waggoner was born in Hutchinson and grew up in Lyons.
EUFALA, Ala. - American Buildings Company, a domestic and international manufacturer and marketer of metal building systems for industrial, commercial, and institutional construction markets, announced the addition of Joiner Construction Inc. of Ellinwood to its national network of builders.
Shanon Rziha of Great Bend has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring "more than 60 delicious, easy-to-prepare foods."
When Lori Stafford managed a local restaurant, she often relied on Office Products Inc. (OPI) for help with many business-related products and services.
There are two "morning songs" on my smart phone play list (isn't technology great?). They are "Morning has Broken" by Cat Stevens and "Touch the Morning" by Don Gibson. I am a morning person and am positive that it is the best part of the day.
Great Bend Fire/EMS Firefighters made eight ambulance runs Thursday. There were no fires. Great Bend Police A juvenile shoplifter was reported Thursday at Walmart Supercenter, 3503 10th St. A burglary was reported at 2541 7th St. Someone broke into the residence and took a computer. Barton County Sheriff On Thursday morning a motorist reported losing a vehicle license tag somewhere between Barton County and Denver, Colo. Bryce Turnquist, Albert, reported laying a truck and its ...
The local Habitat for Humanity will hold auditions this month for the "Barton County's Got Talent" dinner theater scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014.
THIS WEEK VFW Buddy Poppy Week - Continues through Veterans Day, Nov. 11 SATURDAY McCracken Family Fall Fest - Noon to 8 p.m. at the former McCracken Grade School. Adopt-A-Pet - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Orschlen Farm and Home, 5320 10th St. Sponsored by Golden Belt Humane Society. Sunflower Diversified Services 4th Annual Charity Chili Cook-off - Tasting from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at participating Great Bend businesses. $5 taster bracelet; all ...
A Hoisington woman was taken to Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington after the car she was driving hit a deer at 8:30 p.m. Thursday on U.S. 281, eight miles north of Great Bend. Kansas Highway Patrol reports Kristin Marie Roat, 25, was driving a 2011 Kia and was wearing a seat belt. The Barton County Sheriff's Office also responded to the scene and noted the car sustained heavy front-end damage and air bags deployed.
Gabrial Mittel was bicycling when he was hit by a vehicle that left the scene, he told police Thursday afternoon. According to Great Bend Police Department call log, he was westbound on an unknown street sometime Wednesday when the accident occurred. He went to the hospital where he was treated for minor head injuries and released.
Touched by Cancer Support Group will change from its regular schedule for the next two months, spokesman Dana Foss said.
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.
Great Bend Fire/EMS