PHOENIX - Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke will need surgery to repair his broken collarbone and is expected to miss eight weeks.
WASHINGTON - Tim Hudson pitched seven innings of four-hit ball, Evan Gattis homered, and the Atlanta Braves beat Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals 3-1 Saturday for their eighth straight victory.
HAYS - The thrills and excitement that is college rodeo comes back to the Doug Philip Arena as Fort Hays State University hosts its 47th annual National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Spring Rodeo from April 19-21, as 600 competitors try to stamp their ticket to the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo., later this year.
The Barton Community College baseball team dropped both Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference games against Dodge City on Saturday at Lawson-Biggs Field.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Courtney Lee scored 20 points and Jeff Green added 17 as the Boston Celtics cruised to a 120-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday night.
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Tiger Woods made two significant moves Saturday at the Masters - one to stay in the tournament, the other to stay in the hunt.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - Kobe Bryant had surgery Saturday on his torn Achilles' tendon, ending his season with two games left in the Los Angeles Lakers' playoff chase.
OAKLAND, Calif. - Prince Fielder homered for the second straight game, Torii Hunter hit his first clout since joining Detroit to help back Justin Verlander and the Tigers snapped the Oakland Athletics' nine-game winning streak with a 7-3 victory Saturday.
CLEVELAND - Mark Reynolds came to Cleveland with the reputation of being a hitter who packed plenty of power.
Last Monday night's NCAA national championship victory by Louisville over a game Michigan squad was a fitting conclusion to a great collegiate basketball season.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - R.A. Dickey hopes the injury to Jose Reyes sparks the Toronto Blue Jays.
LIBERAL - Stranding six runners through the first four innings, Great Bend High School wasted several early scoring opportunities.
LARNED - A protest of working conditions at Larned State Hospital will be held 11 a.m. April 27 at a specific site to be determined near the hospital.
SALINA - The Great Bend High School girls' swim team claimed third place at the Salina Swimming Invitational on Friday.
WICHITA - At the end of the two-day Shocker Pre State Challenge 2013, Great Bend High School head track and field coach Bo Black said he was just happy to have another meet under his team's belt.
Barton County was host to Regional 4-H Day at Great Bend High School on March 13th. Regional 4-H Day participants are the top presentations selected at their local county 4-H Day. The counties represented in the Heart of Kansas 4-H Day Regional are Ellsworth, Pawnee, Rice, Russell, Stafford and Barton.
The following meals will be served April 7 through April 10. The secondary schools also have available daily: second choices, chef salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
Each day, farmers and ranchers pull on their boots, roll up their sleeves and go to work outside rural communities across Kansas. They perform a litany of chores – feeding and doctoring livestock, cultivating their crops, pulling maintenance on machinery, paying bills – you name it and farmers and ranchers do it.
When we were teenagers, my "the South's gonna do it again" younger brother bought into some weird conspiracy theory that Gen. Robert E. Lee didn't really surrender at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia. Lee supposedly thought he was merely handing his sword over to someone for cleaning. (The deniers who concocted the theory apparently also believed that Europeans never really landed in the New World but just filmed it out in the desert somewhere.)
Ah, springtime has finally arrived in Washington, D.C.
A voice came over the loud-speaker system filling every room at Great Bend Middle School.
It's Easter weekend and this past Thursday night saw some fairly severe weather in the area complete with power outages. Spring is really here, especially after the extremely warm temperatures this past week. Today is April 5, so area producers should have wrapped up side dressing the 2015 wheat crop and corn planters are being readied to begin planting shortly. Alfalfa is greening up and in some parts of the state, including some fields here, wheat producers are assessing winter survival. Since not a great deal is going on just yet, let's catch up on what is known.
The Hoisington High School forensics team placed second out of nine schools at a recent tournament at Otis-Bison. Members placed individually as follows:
Kindergarten roundup April 10