Randy Myers has announced his candidacy for the Fourth Ward Great Bend City Council seat.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Cory Jefferson scored 20 points, Isaiah Austin added 18 and seventh-seeded Baylor held on to beat pesky TCU 76-68 on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Big 12 tournament.
MANHATTAN - One step closer.
The Barton Community College baseball team scored nine runs in the final two innings to run-rule the junior varsity from Bethany College 11-1 on Wednesday evening at Lawson-Biggs Field.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) - Yordano Ventura struck out six in 4 1-3 innings and Salvador Perez hit a two-run home run, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Marcus Smart left one last impression on Texas Tech, and in doing so made sure that Oklahoma State would get its high-profile showdown with Kansas in the Big 12 tournament.
James Spencer died March 7, 2014.
WICHITA - Clarence Arvin Mai, 92, died March 12 2014.
GREAT BEND - Velma Leona Johnson, 99, died March 11, 2014 at Sterling House of Great Bend.
GREAT BEND - Robert E. Schaub, 82, died March 11, 2014 at Hays Medical Center.
HOISINGTON - Walter Lee Meharg, 87, passed away March 9, 2014 in Alva, Okla. at Beadles Nursing Home.
Gloria Siefkes, R.N., has been involved in Cancer Center Kitchen Therapy for only a short time but already is impressed.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of traumatic brain injury (TBI), followed by automobile accidents, being struck in the head and assaults. Furthermore, falls cause half of the TBIs among children aged 0 to 14 years and cause more than 60 percent of all TBIs among adults aged 65 years and older.
Every 68 seconds someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease – a devastating and irreversible brain disease that slowly destroys an individual's cognitive functioning, including memory and thought. Alzheimer's currently affects more than 5.2 million people in the United States and more than 35.6 million worldwide. As the population ages, the number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer's after age 65 will double every five years, while the number of individuals 85 years and older with this disease will triple by 2050.
Over in the sports section they greet each baseball season with rankings, predictions and detailed summaries of off-season roster moves. Here on the opinion page we usually prefer to wax about emerald green grass, the crack of the bat and the vernal reawakening of our Great American Pastime.