Barton Community College men's soccer player Vinicius Braga became the latest player from the 2012 Region VI Championship team to commit to play at the next level, recently signing with Bellevue University of Bellevue, Neb.
Dear Editor, One of the most important things a child can do to achieve academic success in school is to go to school every day. In fact, research has shown that a child's attendance record may be the biggest factor influencing academic success. We would like to thank some generous patrons for donating 10 bicycles to our schools to award students with Perfect Attendance. We would like to thank Jane Isern, Gail Carpenter, Rick and ...
HOISINGTON - The city of Hoisington is holding a rabies clinic at the Hoisington Fire Department, 114 E. Broadway at 9-11 a.m. on June 1.
When it rains, it pours. The combined weight of the three growing Obama administration scandals is weighing down the White House and overwhelming their ability to control the story or advance their agenda. In hospital triage, this is the equivalent of not having enough bed space. Each scandal, if it occurred by itself, could potentially be dealt with. But their combination is forming a narrative that the White House is not being honest amid a ...
MONTEREY, Calif.- They don't ask, "Paper or plastic?" around here anymore. Single-use plastic bags are banned, and stores offering paper are required to charge the stiff price of 25 cents per bag.
MANHATTAN - Kansas State officials announced Wednesday that all-session tickets for the NCAA Division-I baseball regional this weekend in Manhattan are sold out.
The Great Bend Chiefs, a Class AAA American Legion baseball team, start their summer season tonight at a tournament in Manhattan.
ST. LOUIS - Pinch hitter Daniel Descalso hit a two-run single with the bases loaded to snap an eighth-inning tie and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied past the scuffling Kansas City Royals with a 5-3 victory on Wednesday night.
LARNED - A few evenings ago I sat down with Dave "Red Man" Redding who coached for 24 seasons in the National Football League. Who is Dave Redding? A little history is in order.
BALTIMORE - Chris Davis went 4 for 4 with two home runs, and the Baltimore Orioles overcame three homers by Ryan Zimmerman to beat the Washington Nationals 9-6 on Wednesday night.
MIAMI - Several times around the start of these playoffs, Miami coach Erik Spoelstra insisted that the postseason path his team would wind up navigating had the potential to be more challenging than the route they took to the NBA championship a year ago.
WILSON - Leonard G. Steinle, 83, died May 28 at Russell. He was born Dec. 13, 1929, in Russell County, the son of Elma Herber and Jacob N. Steinle. He married Joann M. Peterka. A lifetime resident of the area, he was a farmer/stockman.
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. - Carol Gordon Yoke, 56, died unexpectedly in her sleep in her home in Highlands Ranch, Colo. on May 7th. Carol was born on Nov. 4, 1956 in Great Bend to Tom and Nona Gordon. She attended school in Great Bend, graduating from Great Bend High School in 1974. She graduated from Colorado College in Colorado Springs in 1978. In 1982 she married Richard Yoke in Denver, Colo. She was a loving ...
Since the scavenger hunt was a hit with children and volunteers at last year's Camp Hope, it is on the schedule again.
As the College World Series began on Saturday, former Barton Community College baseball catcher Mitch Slauter became the second Cougars player to compete on college baseball's biggest stage.
OMAHA, Neb. - David Berg has pitched in three of every four UCLA baseball games over two seasons, set a school record for saves and was the Pac-12 pitcher of the year.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A scary moment involving Tampa Bay right-hander Alex Cobb overshadowed the Rays victory.
OMAHA, Neb. - Joey DeNato threw a four-hitter and Indiana looked right at home in beating Louisville 2-0 on Saturday night in the Hoosiers' first appearance in the College World Series.
SAN ANTONIO - Spurs guard Tony Parker said Saturday the strained right hamstring that wore him down this week could tear "any time now" heading into Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat.
OMAHA, Neb. - Mississippi State's Wes Rea went to bat in the eighth inning expecting to see a changeup, and Oregon State pitcher Matt Boyd didn't disappoint him.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Kansas City Royals pitchers are enjoying a record-breaking run of success, and now the offense is joining in on the fun.
SAN ANTONIO - The swings in momentum in these NBA Finals have been so wild that it has been difficult to grasp just who is in control of the series. Maybe that's because with San Antonio and Miami tied at two games apiece, neither team really is, or feels like it has, any semblance of control.
Almer A. "Al" Yost, 99, died June 14 at River Bend Assisted Living, Great Bend. Born July 31, 1913 at Topeka, he was the son of Almer A., Sr. & Lucy D. (Fiederling) Yost.
PONCA CITY, Okla.- Marcia A (Marcy) Dimond, 78, died June 14, at Integris Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City. born on November 13, 1936 in Leavenworth, KS the only child of Ann and Walter Gronis.
Heart of Kansas Family Health Care is hosting a "Summer of Wellness" for the people of Barton County and beyond. The promotion will kick off during the Barton County Fair with an informational booth and free health screenings. An eight-week competitive weight-loss challenge will follow the fair, and will incorporate a series of outdoor community workouts that are open to the public. A free health fair will also be held in August. Teams and sponsors ...
NEW FRANKLIN, Mo. - John Howard Feldmann, 91, went to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on June 10th. He was born Sept. 2, 1921, in New Franklin, Mo., the second son of Guy and Sophie (Koch) Feldmann.
FORSYTH, Mo. - Calvin "Cal" G. Schridde, 88, passed away on June 12, at his residence in Forsyth, Mo. Born on April 11, 1925 in Great Bend, he was the son of Amelia (Ahrens) and George Schridde. He graduated from the Great Bend High School in 1942, he joined the United States Army in June, 1944. Calvin worked 24 years at Theis Meat Packing Company in Great Bend. He sold appliances for Sears at Great ...
SPANISH FORK, Utah - Malcolm Parrott, a true gentleman, passed away Thursday, May 16 from natural causes after a life filled with hard work, a love of sports, and great love and dedication to his family. He was a quiet giant that touched the lives of so many people with his radiant smile that invited those around him to join in his good humor, great sports stories, extensive book reviews, love of history and his ...