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A Great Bend Community Benefit Soup Supper for Shawn and Karen Crane and sons Jacob and Brandon will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday at the First Southern Baptist Church, 3301 19th. Free will donations will be taken to benefit the family who lost their home to a fire.
"The Music of Christmas", a concert of traditional sacred hymns celebrating the birth of Christ, will be presented at 4 p.m. on Sunday. This will be the 15th annual Christmas program by musicians Jenny Allford and Brad Shirer. Duets will feature the Sanctuary grand piano and the 1926 Austin pipe organ of First United Methodist church. The church, located on the corner of Forest and Stone Streets in downtown Great Bend, is handicapped accessible. This ...
Pope Benedict XVI announced today that he has accepted the resignation of Bishop Ronald M. Gilmore and appointed Reverend John B. Brungardt of Wichita as the sixth Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Dodge City.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? President Obama's health care reform law was ruled unconstitutional on Tuesday, setting back the liberal quest for government-run health care. There's a lot of confusion about ObamaCare. Democrats think it's a pill while Republicans think it's a suppository. Obama's health care reform provisions were deemed unconstitutional by a Virginia judge Tuesday. It's racial discrimination. When a black president slaps a tax on tanning booths it hinders a ...
Dear Editor, Should the taxpayers of the city of Larned and Pawnee County have a right to know where many thousands of dollars are spent and for what purpose? My case in point, the city of Larned and the Pawnee County Commissioners give the Pawnee County Economic Development Commission many thousands of dollars a year and we the taxpayers are at a loss as to where and how this money is spent. I have researched ...
Dear Editor, I've been listening to the news and reading the papers and magazines. It seems our governing bodies are not happy with our $7 to $9 trillion debt. They insist on adding more. I've heard: "Let the richest of the rich keep their tax break." "Raise the taxes on the poor and middle class workers." Never mind that most of these workers have their share of taxes taken out of every check. Also: "We ...
No. 13 Missouri 81, Oral Roberts 62 COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Laurence Bowers scored 17 points and No. 13 Missouri avenged last season's defeat to Oral Roberts with an 81-62 victory Thursday night. Marcus Denmon added 16 points for the Tigers (9-1), who used an 18-2 run in taking a 13-point halftime lead. Missouri held Oral Roberts to 26 percent shooting from the field. Missouri lost 60-59 at Oral Roberts on Dec. 9, 2009 on ...
Celtics 102, Hawks 90 BOSTON (AP) - Kevin Garnett had 17 points and 13 rebounds - one of three Boston players with a double-double - to lead the Celtics to their 12th straight win, 102-90 over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night. Paul Pierce had 15 points and 10 assists and Glen "Big Baby" Davis had 18 points and 10 rebounds. Ray Allen scored 18 points and Nate Robinson had 14 for the Celtics (21-4). ...
MANHATTAN – Running back Daniel Thomas and defensive backs David Garrett and Ty Zimmerman were named Kansas State's 2010 offensive and defensive MVPs, while kick returner William Powell and long snapper Corey Adams took special teams MVP honors.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The waiting is finally over for Josh Selby and all those Kansas fans who've been chanting "Free Selby" while the super recruit impatiently sat out the season's first nine games.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Brett Favre sounds like a quarterback who's thrown his last pass, at peace with the way his storied career could end on a blindside hit that slammed him to the turf and ended his all-time record durability streak.
LAWRENC E (AP) - No. 3 Kansas suspended guard Mario Little indefinitely Thursday after he was arrested on charges of battery, criminal damage and criminal trespassing following a pre-dawn fight with his girlfriend and others.
Great Bend Police Citations were issued Wednesday to Judith Evans, 46, and Jon Kubitscheck, 52, for battery domestic violence after the county attorney's office declined to file charges in district court. Both were originally booked for on aggravated battery charges; their bonds were reduced to $1,000 with charges filed in municipal court. Both were later released on their own recognizance. A vehicle driven by Anthony Larsen was eastbound on 10th St. and ...
Eighteen students from Great Bend High school participated in the 35th annual Fort Hays State University Math Relays. The Relays were held on Nov. 14 on the FHSU campus. In attendance were 674 students, representing fifty-one area schools. The Great Bend squad placed sixth overall in the 4A – 6A category. The Panthers were represented by freshmen Cal Marshal and Dawson Clark; sophomores Olivia Blackwell, Kaylan Lagerman, Heather Schneider, Earving Morales, and Rane Libeer; juniors ...
Those past a certain age can name the song the title of this column came from. There aren't many fans of the weather that descended upon the Great Plains the past week, especially after the balmy weather over Thanksgiving weekend. Outside of our discomfort and many peoples urge to strangle those they meet who love this weather, is it really a "bad" thing. What are the benefits of this weather winter for agriculture? First let's summarize the downside.
WICHITA - As Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall started recounting his team's first-half baskets Saturday, he suddenly stopped himself.
PRATT - The St. John-Hudson High School boys' basketball team started the season with a dominant performance on Friday night.
No. 2 ARIZONA 63, UNLV 58
BOULDER, Colo. - Long after the kids from Kansas have started raking in their NBA bucks, Askia Booker of Colorado will still be talking about the day he struck it big - the day he made the shot at the buzzer to beat the Jayhawks.
WASHINGTON - Just as everyone expected: One team is on the cusp of the playoffs, and the other is sinking like a stone.
STILLWATER, Okla. - Oklahoma's players scoffed at the notion earlier this week that they had been reduced to the role of spoiler against rival Oklahoma State.
WACO, Texas - Turn out the lights, the fiesta is just getting started for No. 9 Baylor.
ATLANTA - If offense was the only requirement, Auburn would be a shoe-in for the BCS championship.
LARNED - Norma J. Haynes, 82, died Dec. 6 at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital, Wichita. Born May 1, 1931, in Cloud County, she was the daughter of Earl and Alberta Allen Snavely. She was the Vice President of Haynes Electric, Inc.
BURDETT- Lawrence L. Bauer, 88, died Dec. 6, at the Country Place Senior Living, Larned. Born Dec. 28, 1924 in Burdett, he was the son of Philip and Frances (Mooney) Bauer. A lifetime area resident; he was a farmer and stockman.
Jay Kroulik, driving while suspended, continued to Jan 28