COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Former All-Pro outside linebacker Mike Vrabel believes his 14 years in the NFL will help him as an assistant coach at his alma mater.
DUSSELDORF, Germany (AP) - The U.S. women's soccer team shared the Yankee Stadium scoreboard with Derek Jeter, made an appearance on "Good Morning America" and can now count Tom Hanks, Lil Wayne and Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers among their list of star-studded admirers.
GREAT BEND - Joseph A. "Joe" Larkin, 78, died July 9, 2011 at Great Bend Regional Hospital.
ST. JOHN - Eutemia "Ruth" Mace, 78, joined Our Heavenly Father on Saturday July 9, 2011.
Congressman Tim Huelskamp said he plans to visit Barton County and other central Kansas counties before the end of the month. Visits to St. Francis, Atwood and Seneca that were scheduled for next week were canceled after it was announced that the House will be in session July 19-22, which was supposed to be a constituent work week. The schedule for upcoming meetings includes: • Barton County: 9:30-10:30 a.m. ...
A Claflin woman was taken to Ellinwood District Hospital with possible head injuries following a one-vehicle rollover early Sunday in Barton County. Other passengers in the Nissan Xterra refused treatment at the scene, and officers from the Barton County Sheriff's Office still weren't sure on Monday who was driving the car. Kelli Krier, 25, was transported to the hospital by Ellinwood Fire and Ambulance. According to reports, the driver failed to ...
Great Bend Police At 1:29 p.m. Friday, a vehicle was reportedly stolen from 210 Fruit St. It was recovered at Acme Scrap. A known person allegedly stole $800 from the Presto store at 2337 Washington St., it was reported Friday. A hit-and-run vehicle backed into a vehicle driven by Chris Fanatia in the 1900 block of 24th St. at 4:43 p.m. Friday. A known person allegedly shoplifted items from The ...
The Quivira Chapter and the Cottonwood Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association will join together for a tour of selected sites in Rice County on Saturday, July 23. The tour will be a car caravan. The tour will start at 10 a.m. at the Little Arkansas Crossing/ Cottonwood Grove Cemetery .
Well, it's that time of year again and the Annual After Harvest Festival is upon us. I hope everyone who chooses to attend the festival has a very enjoyable time and takes in every event made available to them. With that said, I believe it necessary to remind everyone who attends the After Harvest Festival to be aware that there will also be an increase in law enforcement during this time. There will be ...
Larned Police Dept. Thursday, July 7 An animal control officer responded to the 100 block of Carroll at 2:33 a.m. An animal control officer responded to Broadway and 14th at 2:40 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 500 block of Main at 6:59 a.m. An animal control officer responded to Broadway and 10th at 9:55 a.m. Officers investigated a protection from abuse violation in the 800 block of W. 8th at 12:22 p.m. ...
ST. JOHN - The shooting victim in an apparent domestic incident has been identified as the stepson of the suspected shooter.
Activities July 10-July 16 Carry in Dinner - Sunday 12:30 p.m. Bring some food and enjoy visiting and eating with friends. Gladys Salmans and Thelmarie Whilite will be the hosts. Blood Pressure check - Monday 11:30 a.m. We all need to know. Paraffin Spa - Monday and Thursday 11 a.m. Makes your hands feel great under the supervision of Byron Stilts. Coffee Time - Tuesday 9:30 a.m. Bring food to share, or just show up. ...
LARNED - The city of Larned city council met June 6 in a regular session. The following are approved minutes.
Marriage Licenses Jose Luis Villalobos, Great Bend and Darla Kay Turley, Great Bend Daniel Jacob Casper, Great Bend and ReGina Cristine Reynolds, Great Bend Joshua Lee Hoeffner, Great Bend and Alicia Diane Manning, Great Bend John Kenneth Crawford, Hoisington and Amber Dawn Steiner, Hoisington Gregory Curran Salter, Hoisington and Lisa Marie Schultz, Hoisington Patrick Douglas McAnulla, Larned and Karen Paige Hall, Great Bend Christopher Lance Long, Hoisington ...
This week's Great Bend Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Community Bank of the Midwest, 2220 Broadway in Great Bend, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 12. Ambassador in charge will be Aaron Andrews with greeters Jim Vopat and Connie Oetken.
This week was a hard one. I lost one more pound since last week's column (up to 22 of the 40 I set out to lose). With my pregnancy finally out of the closet, I can admit that my saving grace in sticking to the rules this week has been nausea. You would think that a persistent aversion to food would help boost the weight loss. However, eating less doesn't always mean losing more.
Looking to dazzle your guests during the holidays? I've got the perfect "fancy" dish for you. And I promise it requires no advanced culinary skills.
The Great Bend Middle School wrestling team traveled to Salina on Saturday for three duals.
LAKIN - Larned outscored Lakin's boys 19-8 in the fourth period to pull away for a 59-42 non-league victory Saturday.
PRATT - Larned High School's returning Class 4A state qualifier Kaiden Reed placed runner-up in the Pratt Wrestling Tournament. Reed lost 1-0 to Buhler's Jon Yates in the 285-pound division finals. Reed won two of three matches.
MANHATTAN - Marcus Foster had 18 points and Shane Southwell contributed 17 points and six rebounds as Kansas State beat South Dakota 64-62 on Tuesday night.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - As Scottie Wilbekin jogged off the court, students chanted his name.
LARNED - The Larned High School boys' basketball team picked up their pace in the second half to put away Kiowa County on Tuesday night at the Seventh Annual Gene Keady Basketball Classic 67-40.
ELLINWOOD -Kent Roth of Ellinwood announced today by social media Facebook post, Facebook:/kentrothesquire, the formation of an Exploratory Committee to test the waters for a race against incumbent Congressman Tim Huelskamp in the 2014 Republican primary election.
At least two fender benders in Great Bend were attributed to icy roads on Monday.
Rich Schaffer from the South West Kansas Area Agency on Aging will present "Are You Smarter Than a Scam Artist" at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. This free program is hosted by the Great Bend Recreation Commission.
Barton County Sheriff
The Kansas Association of Broadcasters recently announced the 2013 KAB Television & Radio Award Winners. KSNC-TV in Great Bend was awarded "Non-Metro Television Station of the Year."