MANHATTAN - Kansas State had been in this situation before, clinging to a lead late in the game, the defense forced to hold on for dear life while an opponent tried to get into position for the winning points.
LAWRENCE - Kansas coach Charlie Weis was drenched, as if he'd just jumped in Potter's Lake himself - the pond just up the hill from Memorial Stadium where the goalposts ended up.
Baylor overtook Ohio State in The Associated Press college football poll and Alabama became just the seventh team to hold the No. 1 ranking for 13 straight polls in a season.
BEARS 23, RAVENTS 20, OT CHICAGO - Robbie Gould kicked a 38-yard field goal to lift Chicago past Baltimore in a game delayed about two hours by a torrential downpour. Justin Tucker tied it for the Ravens with a 21-yard field goal at the end of regulation. The big delay came after Tucker kicked a 52-yard field goal with 4:51 remaining in the first quarter. Fans were ordered to take cover. Players headed to the ...
DENVER - Peyton Manning put more hits on the Kansas City Chiefs than they put on him.
GREELEY, Colo. - Berta Lou Riegel, 84, died on Nov. 14 in Greeley, Colo. She was born on Aug. 14, 1929 in Pawhuska, Okla.
The Barton County Historical Society has been recording memories, recollections, and experiences about people living and working in and around South Hoisington as part of its oral history project "South Hoisington: Stories from the Other Side of the Tracks". Founded in 1886 and incorporated in 1887, the City of Hoisington was formed to attract and benefit from the Kansas and Colorado Railroad, which would later become part of the Missouri-Pacific Railroad. To accompany and promote ...
Great Bend Fire/EMS Firefighters made two ambulance runs Friday, four Saturday and four Sunday. At 3:09 p.m. Sunday they responded to smoke in a house at 1301 K-96. They arrived to find light smoke that started with the dryer and set off the smoke detectors. The occupants exited the building and called 911. Chief Mike Napolitano said they determined that the dryer drum had become obstructed and that the fire had occurred between that and ...
The Great Bend Police Department received a report at 5:33 a.m. Saturday that a male subject was stealing tires at 2516 9th St. The suspect fled in a maroon Ford pickup. After a pursuit, officers lost sight of the pickup on a county road. Total loss from theft was estimated at $2,100.
Barton County Jail Booked Nov. 15 Sarah Jean Ramon, Great Bend - Contempt of court and possession of marijuana Jordan Hale, Stockton - Three counts of probation violation Leon Holmes, La Crosse - Serve sentence Zachariah Dittrick - Serve sentence Michael Loughner, Great Bend - Serve sentence Daniel Chavez, Great Bend - Serve sentence Jeremy Palmer, Colby - Probation violation Released Nov. 15 Garrett Mallow, Great Bend - Own recognizance Gustavo Fernandez-Rosas, Rush County - ...
HOISINGTON - Hoisington Main Street Inc. will kick off the holiday shopping season with prizes, incentives and food from 6-9:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22.
After Prom parents to meet ELLINWOOD -Ellinwood After Prom parent meeting is at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the St. Joseph School cafeteria. All Ellinwood High School junior and senior parents are encouraged to attend. ESM4B class to be held ELLINWOOD - A class on Effective Social Media for Businesses will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Nov. 20 at Educational Strategies, 108 N. Main. The class is about integrating social media into ...
JETMORE - The 14th annual Journey to Bethlehem program will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 14 and 15 at the Jetmore United Methodist Church. The evening program is hosted by the Jetmore and Hanston United Methodist Churches with help from other area churches. Special needs tours will be available from 5-5:30 p.m. each night.
DENVER - Peyton Manning walked off the field showing no trace of a limp and hardly a spot of dirt.
LBERT - Gerald Wesley "Jerry" Alexander, 69, died Dec. 2 at his home in Albert. He was born Dec. 21, 1943 at Florence County, S. C., the son of Jesse Clifton and Mavie Edna (Jolly) Alexander.
NEWTON - John Banman, 95, died Nov. 29, at Kidron Bethel Health Care in North Newton. Born on June 23, 1918 in Canton, he was the son of Jacob and Helen (Pankratz) Banman. He graduated from Newton High School, attended Bethel College for one year prior to completing his bachelor's degree at Wichita State University in 1940. Two years later he received the first master's degree given in clarinet performance from Northwestern University. He was ...
HOISINGTON -Opal C. DeMoss, 98, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 at Locust Grove Village in LaCrosse. She was born Oct. 13, 1915 at Nowata, Okla., the daughter of William and Sarah (Estes) Tate.
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Esther Dunham, 89, died on Dec. 2 at Golfcrest Health Care Center in Hollywood, Fla. Born July 16, 1924 in Scottsbluff, Neb., she was the daughter of Lee Selby and Alice Butler. On June 9, 1945 she married Jack Dunham in Hays. A former resident of Great Bend before moving to Florida, she was employed at J.C. Penneys and the Barton County Health Department until her retirement.
Lewis DeWitt, 69, died on Dec. 2 at his home in Great Bend. Born Dec. 12, 1943, in Cass Lake, Minn., he was the son of Fred F. and Katherine (Gaubatz) DeWitt. On Nov. 17, 1962 he married Dennie Lou Short at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Great Bend. He moved to Kansas in 1962, residing in Lyons. Lewis and Dennie moved to Hutchinson, where he worked for International Harvester in Hutchinson. In ...
HUDSON -Alvin Albert Brensing, 97, passed away Dec. 3, 2013 at Wesley Towers, Hutchinson. Service is pending with Minnis Chapel, St. John.
SALINA - Wanda Lee Funk, 75, passed away on Dec. 1, at Kenwood View Rehabilitation & Health Care. Born on Feb. 8, 1938, in WaKeeney, she was the daughter of Hannah and Horrace Hobbick. She worked as a housekeeper.
Tickets for the "Barton County's Got Talent" dinner theater to benefit Habitat for Humanity go on sale Thursday, Dec. 5. They will first be available when the non-profit organization hosts the Chamber of Commerce Coffee at 9:30 a.m. at the chamber office, 1125 Williams.
Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice will offer a free community program, "Getting Through the Holidays When a Loved One Has Died." It is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 in the Thelma Faye Harms Room in the basement level of St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center in Great Bend.
The Barton County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation executed two search warrants late Monday and early Tuesday in Great Bend. Sheriff Brian Bellendir said suspected methamphetamine was found and five suspects were arrested on drug charges.
ELLINWOOD -Star of Hope has joined #GivingTuesday, a first-of-its-kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners - charities, families, businesses and individuals-to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season.
Ahh. Thanksgiving. Best Holiday Ever! Love it all. The fact that a national holiday falls not on a Monday but a Thursday. How wacky is that? A regular Thursday in dead-solid center fall. Where the weather could be 80 and sunny, or 20 and snowing. Or, in certain parts of the Midwest, both.
Since June when the Senate passed the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization bill, tens of thousands of stories and broadcasts have been devoted to comprehensive immigration reform. Yet only a handful have outlined the bill's most crucial feature, namely that it will in most cases give immediate legal status and therefore work authorization to between 11-20 million illegal immigrants. On top of that, 20 million more overseas workers will be issued non-immigrant work ...
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Habitat for Humanity, 1125 Williams, Chamber Board Room, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Nancy Sundahl with greeters AJ Chrest and Lana Dietz. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.