GODDARD - Great Bend High School's volleyball team opened its season Tuesday night at the Goddard Eisenhower triangular.
MANHATTAN (AP) - Kansas State coach Bill Snyder is going against the grain on defense this season.
LAWRENCE - Bradley McDougald and Toben Opurum went from hunted to hunters. For wide receiver Kale Pick, last year's opening day quarterback, the adjustment has been fling to cling.
The Philadelphia Eagles' offseason overhaul hasn't gone unnoticed in Green Bay. Neither has the hype that's come along with it.
HOUSTON (AP) - The official Texas A&M fight song includes a line that bids farewell to Texas, "so long to the orange and white." By this time next year, Texas A&M may have said goodbye to a lot more than its storied, century-old rivalry with Texas.
HOUSTON, Texas - Leathel Bohannon, 92, died Aug. 29, 2011 in Houston, Texas. She was born March 17, 1919 in Mountain View, Ark., the daughter of Hiram Mitchell and Mary (Shannon) Price. A resident of Great Bend since 2004, moving from Hoisington, where she had lived since 1946. Before her retirement, she was a nurse's aide at the Hoisington Hospital for 14 years. During World War II, she worked in a shipyard in Richmond, Calif. ...
ELLSWORTH - Bernece Lancaster Milner, 103, died Aug. 31, 2011 in Ellsworth. She was born Feb. 10, 1908 in Fairview, Okla., the daughter of Albert and Josephine (Goodale) Lancaster. She was a homemaker, an oil field pumper for Braden and Dean during WWII and surrogate mother to many children and grandchildren in Ellsworth. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Ellsworth. On May 21, 1925, she married Gus Clayton Milner in Emporia. ...
GREAT BEND - Joan C. "Jo" Rosenbaum, 67, died August 30, 2011 at the Ellsworth County Medical Center. She was born April 14, 1944 at Great Bend, the daughter of Andrew John and Bessie Ruth (Griffin) Dueser. She married Gary Rodger Rosenbaum June 2, 1969 at Miami, Okla. He died November 13, 1973. She worked for Westgate Beauty Salon as a hairdresser. Mrs. Rosenbaum was a lifetime Great Bend resident. She attended Pawnee Rock ...
Crime Stoppers of Barton County is seeking information about damage done to a generator at 1300 Stone St. in Great Bend, Police Chief Dean Akings said. The generator, which belongs to AT&T, was damaged sometime between July 6 and Aug. 23. "Thieves cut 50 feet of 5-conductor copper cable and fled with the cable," Akings reported in a statement for Crime Stoppers. Loss was $5,000 and the generator is not functional ...
Since eating a fatty, high-calorie meal would not be a good way to observe National Cholesterol Education Month, Gloria Siefkes has a better suggestion - check out the website ChooseMyPlate.gov. Siefkes is a registered nurse and diabetes educator at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made three ambulance runs Tuesday. There were no fires. Great Bend Police Tuesday reports: A resident reported receiving a forged money order for a television he was selling online. A vehicle driven by Marvin Haberan was westbound on Broadway at 10:08 a.m. and struck a vehicle driven by Mary Zahn, who was westbound on Broadway stopped in traffic. A dog bite ...
The city of Hoisington plans to spray for mosquitoes on Thursday, Sept. 1 and Friday, weather permitting.
Three years in, and the Obama administration's attempts to fix unemployment have been about as effective as trying to scratch your ear with your elbow.
Self-described anarchist Luciano Pitronello Schuffeneger was hospitalized and placed in a medically induced coma after a bomb he was planning for a Banco Santander bank in Santiago, Chile, exploded prematurely.
Dear Editors: Wow! There are just not enough superlatives to do justice to the NOTABLES who honored Great Bend with ultimate high energy music last Thursday night. They were just nothing less than perfect. In absorbing their inspirational concert, I was reminded of the Johnny Mercer World War II classic: "You Gotta Accentuate the Positive, Eliminate the Negative." Have we ever lived through a time when positivity is so needed? And this is just what ...
Hoisington NHS inducts new members
HOISINGTON - Sonja Dee Ritter, 49, died Nov. 21, 2013, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. She was born May 4, 1964, at Larned, the daughter of Raymond Lee and Patricia J. (Freeburg) Hanken.
Lending an ear to a person takes on a new meaning when it is part of the E.A.R.S. program. "Everyone Able to Read through Sharing," is a program that was created over 10 years ago through the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
Last week, when Bill Clinton said President Obama should allow people to keep their health-insurance coverage - an early attempt to distance Hillary and himself from ObamaCare - I began to worry that the Clintons may be serious about another run at the White House.
"The holiday turkey sure looks grand this year," Dick Cheney said. "Why don't we go around the table and say what we're thankful for?"