BY JIM MISUNAS email@example.com LARNED - Wilson Elliott of Roby, Mo., knows saw mills and lumber inside out. One of his most enjoyable trips every year is attending the Tired Iron Show west of Larned. Elliott searches for bargains and makes some business deals along the way. He was accompanied by Darris Wolfe, also of Roby, Mo. Elliott's father was familiar with western Kansas because he used to help with the harvest near Pawnee Rock ...
Tuesday, Oct. 25 Officers responded to an alarm in the 100 block of W. 14th at 12:05 a.m. Officers responded to a landlord-tenant issue in the 600 block of Fry at 12:31 a.m. Officers investigated a theft in the 700 block of Toles at 12:36 a.m. Monday, Oct. 24 Officers investigated an unattended death in the 600 block of Park at 9 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 500 block of W. 1st ...
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be hosting a free Stop 'N Learn Session titled, "Wildlife of the Cheyenne Bottoms II" from 12 to 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th. This program will also be held starting at 1 p.m. on Friday, at the Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Come out to the sequel of the highly popular Wildlife of the Cheyenne Bottoms and see beautiful images from a ...
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Nex-Tech, 3705 10th Street, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Julie Smith with greeters AJ Chrest and Robert Rugan. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
HOISINGTON -Manweiler Chevrolet, 271 S. Main St. in Hoisington, will celebrate Chevrolet's 100th anniversary and the 83rd anniversary of Manweilers from 8 a.m. through 2 p.m.
Dear Editor, Our local Habitat for Humanity affiliate is hosting a "mixer" event tonight, Oct. 25, at the current house under construction located just north of 19th and Hubbard, here in Great Bend. The mixer will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. This event is a way to say thank you to the many volunteers who have donated time, materials and funds to our local projects. We would also invite anyone that has an interest in ...
Dear Editor, Thank you to all who volunteered at the Great Bend Public Library book sale. The time and energy you gave for the sale will ultimately support the library. Volunteers from CPI transported several tons of boxes onto tables for the sale and then came and moved them out, Friends of the Library members sorted books all year long and worked during the sale. Sunflower Diversified, Great Bend Public Library's teen group, library staff, ...
The veterans' support organization Home for Our Troops had recently started to build a 2,700-square-foot house in Augusta, Ga., to ease life for Army Sgt. 1st Class Sean Gittens, who had suffered concussive head injuries in Afghanistan and is partially paralyzed.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Moammar Kadaffi's body was placed on the hood of a jeep and paraded through Libya Thursday. The crowds went wild. The 18-year-old kid who killed Kadaffi was wearing a New York Yankees cap, and already he has more hits this October than Alex Rodriguez. President Obama announced Thursday that Moammar Kadaffi was killed by U.S.-backed Libyan rebels who shot him dead on the street. Americans are getting ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - On one night, on one big stage, the Jacksonville Jaguars did everything better than the Baltimore Ravens.
MEADE - The Ellinwood High School cross country team qualified both the boys and the girls teams for the Class 2A state meet at Wamego Country Club on Saturday.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning against Marc Rzepczynski, and the Texas Rangers rallied from a two-run deficit to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Monday night and take a 3-2 World Series lead.
NEW YORK - No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama have locked in their spots for the biggest regular-season game in Southeastern Conference history.
JETMORE – The Jetmore United Methodist Church will present its annual live Nativity "Journey to Bethlehem" from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14 and 14, with a special needs presentation from 5 p.m. Each tour guide-led tour takes approximately 30 minutes.
Student artists from Bickerdyke and Simpson Elementary Schools in Russell will host Holiday Art Open House, an exhibition of holiday inspired artworks, from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Deines Cultural Center, 802 N Main Street in Russell.
Dance by Design presents Winter Wonderland, a winter dance recital with a whimsical twist. This 8th Annual Winter Show has tap, jazz, and lyrical dance routines performed by local youth from Great Bend, Hoisington and Larned. Owner/Instructor Lee Ann Bashor says, "This adventure will take you down the rabbit hole and off to a curious land. I'm so proud of all my dancers. They have worked hard and we want to share our joy of dance."
In the week following Halloween, Jimmy Kimmel's stunt involving kids and their candy climbed to over 20 million views on YouTube. But public fascination with the gag doesn't change the fact that it is cruel and sadistic. It underscores the worst elements of mass media and social media, and the incendiary possibilities of combining the two.
God bless America, and how's everybody?
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State got manhandled and outhustled by North Carolina.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Nov. 18 for a regular meeting at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County deputy county clerk Stacey Smith.
LARNED - "It's a Candyland Christmas," is the theme for the 93rd Larned Christmas Parade scheduled Saturday in downtown.
Monday, Dec. 2
P.G. Scott's diary and David Clapsaddle's commentary supplements Clapsaddle's Rendezvous article that appeared in an issue of Wagon Tracks.
LARNED - Kansas Highway Patrol trooper Mike Racy provided valuable information on safety hazards for young drivers during a recent presentation at the Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility.
Another week down, and two more pounds lost. Thanksgiving presented a slight challenge when it came to sticking with the rules. As a refresher, my self-written rules are simply no seconds, no dessert, no soda, and no snacking. With cheese balls, cashews and snack trays (oh my!) displayed on every surface during the holidays, it can be hard to resist the temptation to constantly munch on the salty and sweet goodies that abound when we ...