Caroline A. Hoffman 1931-2011 CLAFLIN - Caroline A. Hoffman, 80, died May 24, 2011 at Clara Barton Hospital, Hoisington. She was born January 10, 1931, at Great Bend, the daughter of Louis G. and Elizabeth (Johanning) Birzer. She married Anthony "Tony" A. Hoffman June 1, 1950 at Hoisingon. He died October 7, 2010. She was a lifetime Hoisington and Claflin area resident. She was a former member St. Catherine Catholic Church and Christian Mothers of ...
Jeffrey T. Gleason ST. JOHN - Jeffrey T. Gleason, 17, died May 24 in rural Stafford County. Service are pending with Minnis Chapel, St. John
Linda S. Gleason ST. JOHN - Linda S. Gleason, 56, died May 24 in rural Stafford County. Service are pending with Minnis Chapel in St. John.
Raymond Joseph Berens 1938 - 2011 RUSSELL - Raymond Joseph Berens, 73, died May 23, at his home in Russell. He was born January 13, 1938, at Walker, Kansas, the son of Herman W. and Sophie (Windholz) Berens. On Nov. 24, 1962, he married Joan Marie (Pivonka), in Ellinwood. She died April 19, 1999. A lifetime resident of the Russell area, he was a farmer and dairyman until 1990. He moved into Russell in 1998. ...
Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a burglary that occurred sometime between 9 p.m. May 17 and 6:45 p.m. May 18 at 2123 Jefferson St. in Great Bend. Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings said the front door of the residence was kicked in and the door jamb broken. An Xbox 360, Xbox Kinect and a Guitar Hero game were taken. Loss and damage were $700. Anyone with information is ...
The Great Bend Memorial Day services sponsored by the Disabled American Veteran Chapter 27 is set for Monday morning at Veterans Circle in the Great Bend Municipal Cemetery with Terry W. Young, first junior vice commander DAV Department of Kansas, as the master of cermonies. The service will begin at 10 a.m. and the program is as follows:
Barton County Sheriff Theft of approximately 12 antique phones from 398 North Washington Ave. reportedly occurred sometime Sunday night. Roxanne N. Allende, Jennifer Lopez and Chet Whetham, all of Great Bend, were arrested at an Ellinwood residence at 1:30 a.m. Monday, on suspicion of possession of marijuana with intent to sell. Ellinwood Police Department assisted in the arrests at South Kennedy Ave. and West D St. All were booked into the Barton ...
Memorial Day Services Veterans Circle - Great Bend Cemetery Monday May 30 - 10 a.m. Call to order (It's A Grand Old Flag)-Steve Lockwood *Entrance of the American Legion Riders Post 180, Great Bend Master of Ceremonies-Terry W. Young (DAV Chapter 27) Invocation-Reverend William Johnson Presentation of Memorials Disabled American Veterans Chapter 27 ---------------------------Richard Callahan (Commander) American Legion Post 180 ----------------------------------------Bill Pickle (Commander) American Legion Post 180 Auxiliary 180 --------------------------Brenda Krueger (President) Sons of American ...
The Wetland Explorer Wildlife Photography By Eric Giesing KWEC Educator Growing up in Illinois, I only heard people refer to wheat fields or the Wizard of Oz when they spoke of Kansas. People always talked about the flat land stretching as far as the eye could see with nothing but crops everywhere. You can imagine my surprise then when I came to Great Bend for a job interview at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center and ...
There will be a bonfire at Jordaan Park immediately following the Larned High School athletic banquet tonight at approximately 9.
Adrian J. Polansky, State Executive Director for USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Kansas announced that FSA is making emergency loans available to help qualified producers recover from production and physical losses due to natural disasters.
A powerful and deadly storm system pummeled the Golden Belt Tuesday afternoon and evening with high winds, heavy rains, large hail and a possible tornado. The Kansas Adjutant General's Department confirmed storms claimed the lives of two people about 5:10 p.m.in Stafford County.
LARNED - The monthly Pawnee County Health Department's lab days is scheduled Friday, May 27. The clinic starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 10 a.m. at the 1st floor of the Pawnee County Courthouse, 715 Broadway. Patients need to fast from midnight the evening before.
LARNED - The Larned High School athletic awards banquet is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Larned Community Center. The Larned athletic and activity assembly is scheduled at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the LMS gym.
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.
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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."
LARNED - Joe Dudley Hicks, 64, died Dec. 9 at his home, Larned. He was born Sept. 19, 1949 in Great Bend, the son of Burl Dudley and Eunice Lucille Shuss Hicks. A lifetime area resident he was a Registered Nurse at the Larned State Hospital for 30 years retiring in 2001.
Carl Marvin Wells, 76, died Dec. 9 at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas. Services are pending with Bryant Funeral Home, 1425 Patton Road, Great Bend.
LARNED - Stella Louise Parker, 73, passed away Dec. 7, 2013 at Wesley Towers Retirement Community in Hutchinson.
HUTCHINSON – In the Prairie Nutcracker, 1869 Kansas' dances to life in this new century twist on the traditional ballet. Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker music remains, masterfully adapted by Boston composer, Rick Kuethe, a native of Omaha, Neb. Prairie Nutcracker is a biennial event held on the second weekend in December, odd numbered years, and is produced by Prairie Nutcracker Foundation Inc.
The Prairie Nutcracker will return for its 10th season at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 13 and 14, and at 3 p.m. on Dec. 15, at Hutchinson's Historic Fox Theatre, 18 East 1st.