LAWRENCE (AP) - How deep is No. 2 Kansas? So deep, injury takes out the most highly sought player Bill Self ever signed and the second-ranked Jayhawks seem only to get better.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - When the call came to the home of Lt. Col. Michael Rowells, his wife Molly assumed it was a joke. Why else would someone insist her husband had won a chance to play a round of golf with Tiger Woods?
UCLA - The Bruins are the king of titleholders with 11 and had gone to three consecutive Final Four appearances under coach Ben Howland. Their run came to an end with the worst season (14-18) since 2003-04 last season, meaning athletic director Dan Guerrero, last season's NCAA tournament selection chairman, didn't have to recuse himself from voting for the Bruins. UCLA brought back plenty of experience this season, even without any seniors, and already has ...
Butler's improbable run to the national title game capped off a unique 2009-10 season that saw numerous mid-majors rise in prominence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The NFL and players union representatives met for much of the afternoon in Washington to discuss a new collective bargaining agreement.
The next meeting of the Citizens Watchdog Association set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at Rosewood Gallery, located at 16th and Main in Great Bend. Sponsors said the meeting is open to the public, burglary victims, neighbors, friends and anyone who is concerned about the continuing burglaries in Great Bend. The latest information on area burglaries will be shared. Randy Smith, Criminal Justice coordinator/instructor at Barton Community College, will be ...
BY SUSAN THACKER firstname.lastname@example.org Barton County Attorney Douglas Matthews argued a case before the state Court of Appeals, Tuesday in Topeka. Matthews is appealing a ruling by Barton County District Judge Ron Svaty, who tossed out a case in which Delbert Adams Jr. was charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Svaty had ruled there was no probable cause for the traffic stop or ...
BY SUSAN THACKER email@example.com Felony charges have been filed against two people involved in the Feb. 2 accident that claimed the life of Casey Ann Goodwin, Barton County Attorney Douglas Matthews said. Lee Brett Jacobs and Joni D. Margheim, both of Great Bend, had their first court appearances on Wednesday. District Judge Hannelore Kitts read the charges and set dates for their preliminary hearings. Jacobs, 30, ...
BY SUSAN THACKER firstname.lastname@example.org Break out the poodle skirts, because the fifties are coming back. The National Weather Service predicts Great Bend will see high temperatures return to the 50s by Monday, a pleasant change from this week. Not only was the temperature in single digits, Great Bend received 13 inches of snowfall on Tuesday, according to WeatherStreet.com. Many people spent Wednesday morning digging ...
GREAT BEND - Larry L. Menzies, 74, died Feb. 8 at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita. He was born Jan. 12, 1937 at Morrowville, the son of Hubert and Lois (Bahl) Menzies.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made two ambulance runs Monday, and five Tuesday. They also performed on carbon monoxide check on Tuesday, at 2511 walnut drive. Barton County Sheriff Someone shot three holes in the east door at LD Drilling, 7 SW 26 Ave., it was discovered Tuesday morning. It appears to have been done by a rifle or pistol of a higher caliber. ...
Delete - Merge ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Whether it was as complicated as deciding how to divide $9 billion or as simple as making sure everyone with a ticket also had a seat, the NFL had trouble getting it right this Super Bowl week.
LAWRENCE (AP) - Marcus Morris had 22 points and reserve Mario Little added 17, sparking a second-half charge that led No. 2 Kansas past No. 19 Missouri 103-86 on Monday night in a high-energy clash between the Big 12's highest-scoring teams.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jordy Nelson didn't let a few bobbles stand in the way of a breakout performance in the biggest game of his life.
Terry and Sandra Vink of Great Bend announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica M. Vink, to Jack R. Bates, son of Jim Bates of Overland park and Susan Bates of Dallas, Texas.
David and Jamie Bailey celebrated their 40th anniversary with family and friends on June 9 with a pool side reception at the Best Western Motel in Great Bend.
Genola McCarter will celebrate her 90th birthday with an Open House from 1 to 3 p.m. on June 30 at Sterling House, 1206 Patton Road in Great Bend. Friends and family are encouraged to attend or send cards.
USD 428 Great Bend School Food Service will offer the summer lunch program at Riley, Park, Eisenhower and Lincoln schools. The program will run from June 3 through June 27 (Monday through Thursday). Breakfast is served at Park and Riley only. There is no charge for anyone age 1 through 18. Sites are open to all children regardless of where they attend school. Parents may eat with their children for $3 for lunch or $2 for breakfast. All food must be consumed on site.
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.
An upcoming support-group session will present ways to identify and treat Parkinson's disease, along with advice about discovering new ways to get the most out of life, said Catherine Strecker of Ellinwood, PhD, who will lead the meeting.
I don't know what I was thinking: In 1973, when I was 11, I flushed an apple core down the toilet, an action I would come to regret.
SAN ANTONIO - It was the compelling story of the NBA regular season, the Miami Heat making their run at the league-record mark of 33 consecutive victories.
Fifty students at Kansas State University are among the newest members of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society.
It is no accident that Man of Steel, the latest Superman movie, is opening on Father's Day weekend. Television shows and movies based on Superman have always reflected America's zeitgeist, but Man of Steel goes deeper into questioning America's identify by examining the values that Superman-and thus, America-was raised with. As an inwardly directed memoir that illuminates our political conflicts, Man of Steel might as well have been called Dreams of Superman's Fathers. Hollywood directors ...
Bill Mead of Great Bend has been through it all – five surgeries, three complete radiation treatments and skin grafts. He is currently undergoing more chemotherapy.