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Elder abuse can come in form of scams

With the gradual loss of the physical health they enjoyed when young, sometimes accompanied by mental health issues as well, elderly Americans are keenly aware of their heightened vulnerability. One way they may be able to guard themselves against the schemes of various scammers is by education, said Robbie Namee, trade practice specialist with the Kansas Plains Better Business Burerau based in Wichita.

June 21, 2013 | SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE | Business


Area gas prices about average for state

Average retail gasoline prices in Kansas have fallen 4.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.58 per gallon last Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,329 gas outlets in Kansas. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.61 according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

June 21, 2013 | BY STAFF REPORTS | News


SOUTH BEACH PARTY

MIAMI - Miami Heat fans pumped fists jubilantly, uncorked champagne bottles and swarmed into the streets by the thousands to celebrate overnight after their team captured its second straight NBA title.

June 21, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


JAMES GANG OWN BACK-TO-BACK TITLES

MIAMI - LeBron James can rest as long as he wants.

June 21, 2013 | The Associated Press | College/Professional


LeBRON’S LEGACY

MIAMI - Victory in Game 7 brought more than another crown for LeBron James and the Miami Heat. It validated the team and its leader, forever cementing their place among the NBA's greats.

June 21, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Kansas State trio named to ABCA All-Midwest Region team

Kansas State's Ross Kivett, Austin Fisher and Jared King were each named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-Midwest Region team on Tuesday, while Kivett earned second team All-America honors from the organization.

June 21, 2013 | | College/Professional


NBA Finals box

NBA FINALS

June 21, 2013 | | College/Professional


Judge gives custody of Belcher’s daughter to sister of Charles’ wife

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Texas woman was awarded custody Thursday of her 9-month-old orphaned cousin whose mother was killed by former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher late last year before he turned the gun on himself.

June 20, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


​Great Bend woman injured in rollover

A Great Bend woman was taken to Great Bend Regional Hospital Thursday afternoon, after the car she was driving overturned two times on K-96, 3.5 miles east of Albert.

June 20, 2013 | | Area Briefs


Golf clubs stolen from pickup

Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a vehicular burglary that occurred sometime between 6 p.m. on June 11 and 6:40 a.m. on June 12 at the Best Western Angus Inn, 2920 10th St., Great Bend. Someone entered a dark blue, 2012 Ford F-350 and took a set of Taylormade golf clubs and bag, Callaway golf clubs and bag, Steelhead golf set and bag, golf shoes and a Klein tool bag with tools. Total loss was $4,950.

June 20, 2013 | | Area Briefs


Snapping turtle

Scott Gregory, director of Great Bend's Brit Spaugh Zoo, holds a snapping turtle he captured Wednesday. Although Gregory said he receives calls from people who say "one of your turtles is out," the turtles are wild animals that are out in abundance now during the most active time of their mating season. This one will be placed in the pond at the zoo.

June 20, 2013 | | Local News


Foundry Methodist free 'garage sale' is this Saturday

"We give, because Christ has given Himself for us!"

June 20, 2013 | | Religion


First Christian Church to host 'Kingdom Rock' VBS

Where kids stand strong is the central theme for "Kingdom Rock" Vacation Bible School at First Christian Church, 5230 Broadway Ave.

June 20, 2013 | | Religion


Grace Community Church offers 'The Kingom Chronicles' VBS

Brave knights and fair maidens will be equipped to put on the full armor of God so they can stand strong in the battle for truth at "The Kingdom Chronicles" vacation Bible school. All children who are pre-school ready through those who have completed sixth grade are invited to attend the programs from 9-11:30, June 24-28 at Grace Community Church, 210 McKinley St.

June 20, 2013 | | Religion


Jehovah's Witnesses to hold event at Century II

Jehovah's Witnesses are planning for their annual conventions and an accompanying campaign to invite the public to attend. This year's convention theme is "God's Word is Truth!" The Witnesses launched this series of conventions in the United States during May and will continue the programs worldwide through the end of December.

June 20, 2013 | | Religion


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Thank you to Mr. Reed and BOE

Dear Editor,

August 23, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor


Borderline Personality Disorder

August 23, 2015 | | Editorial Cartoons


Media Are Out to Get Everyone

Journalists pass a litmus test for fairness in covering politics when both parties hate their work.

August 23, 2015 | Peter Funt | Columnists


It's Time to Take on Trump

Is Donald Trump the Republican Party's "Music Man"?

August 23, 2015 | Michael Reagan | Columnists


Labor Day travel brings an opening for scammers

According to the American Automobile Association, more Americans will travel on Labor Day weekend in 2015 than in the previous six years: 34.7 million ...

August 23, 2015 | | Business


Crowe earns Canon credentials to serve OPI customers

Daniel Crowe has been at Office Products Inc. only a few months but he already is a Canon certified technician. Crowe recently completed specialized training ...

August 23, 2015 | | Business


Senior Menu

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 ...

August 23, 2015 | | Menus and Activities


Senior Activities

Tuesday

August 23, 2015 | | Menus and Activities


Special Needs Calendar

Tuesday

August 23, 2015 | | Menus and Activities


Club Calendar

Monday

August 23, 2015 | | Club News


USD 428, Holy Family, Helping Hands and HeadStart Schools

The following meals will be served Aug. 24 hrough Aug. 28. The secondary schools also have available daily main dish, chef salad, combo lunches and ...

August 23, 2015 | | Menus and Activities


Hulda Bitter 100th

Hulda Bitter of Hoisington will celebrate her 100th birthday with an Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 30, at the Emanuel ...

August 23, 2015 | | Birthdays


Kiewel baby girl

Daniel James Kiewel and Staci Eilene Kiewel announce the birth of their daughter, Makenzie Ann Kiewel, on Aug. 10, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. She ...

August 23, 2015 | | Births


Mary Garrigues 85th

Mary Garrigues will celebrate her 85th birthday with an Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 30, at The Front Door. Hosts ...

August 23, 2015 | | Birthdays


Hearn 60th

Edward and Wilhelmia Hearn of Great Bend will celebrate 60th anniversary on Aug. 26.

August 23, 2015 | | Anniversaries


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