Curtis Lee "Curt' Delgado 1967-2011 PAWNEE ROCK - Curtis Lee "Curt" Delgado died June 16, 2011, at his companion's home in Pawnee Rock. He was born January 30, 1967, at the Central Kansas Medical Center in Great Bend. A Great Bend resident nearly all his life, Curtis was not one who punched a time clock. He was born and died a free spirit. He worked where and when he wanted to. He was never married, ...
Louise M. Gruber Woodruff Reed 1926-2011 HOISINGTON - Louise M. Gruber Woodruff Reed, age 84, died Friday, July 1, 2011 at Clermont, Fla. She was born October 14, 1926 in Hoisington, the daughter of William G. and Nellie B. (Westover) Gruber. Louise graduated from Hoisington High School. She married Robert "Bob" Woodruff, her high school sweetheart, after graduation. She later married William "Bill" Reed. He preceded her in death on May 17, 1997. She worked ...
Soroptimist International of Great Bend held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 11. The purpose of this meeting was to present small financial gifts to two local charities that support women while learning more about their current programming and services.
It has long been one of the quickest, easiest and most precise medical tests around. And now it is even quicker, easier and more precise at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
Two Chrysler Group vehicles have earned top spots in the J.D. Power rankings of initial vehicle quality, said Jerry Marmie at Marmie Motors, Great Bend.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made 10 ambulance runs on Thursday. There were no fires. Barton County Sheriff On Thursday a case worker reported that a Barton County female has been physically and sexually abused by her husband for years. Theft of half a pile of rocks at 313 west Barton County Road was reported Thursday. Great Bend Police Theft ...
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will hold a retreat from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday and from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday in room A-113 of the Administration Building on campus. The purposes of the retreat are to review college policies and service operations, development of the fiscal year 2012 budget development and strategic planning. Although all board meetings are open to the public, no action will be taken.
On June 1 the Great Bend Tribune published a story about a 9-year-old boy being hit by a hit-and-run vehicle at 6:40 p.m. on May 27. The Tribune reported that the boy was mowing, which was an error. He had finished mowing and was pushing the mower when a car driven by Tabatha Bomgardner, 25, of Great Bend turned the corner at 12th and Harrison, running over the mower and ...
Racine J. Birdow 1957-2011 WALTON, Neb. - Racine Birdow went home to be with her Lord on June 29, 2011 at her home. She was born March 9, 1957 in Hoisington, the daughter of Otis and Rachel (Perez) Wood. She was a graduate of Hoisington High School and Barton County Community College. On March 31, 1984, she married Larkin Birdow Jr. in Palestine, Texas. She was a CNA for Waverly Care Center and a foster ...
Flag changing ceremony Monday LARNED - The American Legion Post 106 of Larned will participate in the flag-changing ceremony starting at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Larned city pool. The 2011 city pool flag contest winners will be recognized and certificates will be awarded. The winning flag will be raised. Fireworks show Monday LARNED - The fireworks show sponsored by the Larned Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will begin shortly after dark on the Fourth ...
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met June 20 at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
Let us begin by welcoming you to the first ever edition of Marsh Musings. This will be a bi-weekly culmination of the adventures of two gentlemen who discovered their passions for the outdoors, photography, and good fellowship, along with the dog that accompanies them.
Renewal notices for Great Bend High School reserved season football tickets have been e-mailed to current ticket holders. The GBHS Activities Office asks holders to watch for this e-mail, which includes instructions for renewal. Current ticket holders who have not received a notice may e-mail Lana Wolf at email@example.com and the information will be forwarded to you, or phone the Activities Office at 793-1560.
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.
A hundred years ago, business tycoon Samuel Insull consolidated smaller utility companies to form the behemoth (albeit public charity-sounding) Commonwealth Edison. Because of the infrastructure needed to provide energy to an increasingly power-hunger public, Insull and others argued that Commonwealth Edison was a natural monopoly; inherently one company had to dominate the market. This battle cry enabled a mere 10 utility systems to control three-quarters of the nation's electricity business by the time FDR was ...
What compromises must we make when it comes to our security on the one hand, and our privacy on the other? Personally, I'm far less concerned about being tracked by the National Security Agency than I am about being monitored by, say, Google.
The Barton Community College men's basketball team routed Hesston on Monday night at Kirkman Activity Center 98-69.
The Barton Community College women's basketball team closed out the 2013 portion of their season right.
VALLEY CENTER - The Great Bend High School wrestling team opened the season on Saturday, finishing fifth at the Valley Center Duals Tournament.
OSBORNE - The Hoisington High School wrestling team went to the Osborne Invitational as defending tournament champions.
Bryce Petty had to wait behind a Heisman Trophy winner and then another record-setting quarterback for his turn at Baylor.