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Ownership changes at The Washington Post and Boston Globe have many people speculating anew about the future of newspapers. But whatever happens to these great publications probably won't mean much to you, me, or the paper that carries this column.

August 11, 2013 | Peter Funt | Columnists


Afghanistan Same as it Ever Was

August 11, 2013 | | Editorial Cartoons


New Wheat Varieties on the Horizon

New, prospective, wheat varieties were discussed at the Kansas Seed Industry Conference last week as farmers prepare to begin planting. The annual meeting allowed industry leaders to determine the availability of certified seed and discuss the varieties producers anticipate using in the future.

August 11, 2013 | | Agriculture


Volunteer Not Wanted

First, let's take a quick look at the area's drought status. Please remember, this is only through August 6 and doesn't include rain after that. Believe it or not none of the area moved totally out of drought status, however, only the SE quarter is rated as severe drought. No part of Barton is any longer in the extreme category. The rest of the county, except, the NE corner is rated as moderate drought. The NE corner is now simply considered abnormally dry. With the added rains since the 6th and the relatively moderate temperatures, further easing ...

August 11, 2013 | Dr. Victor L. Martin | Agriculture


U.S. relations suffer

Dear Editor:

August 11, 2013 | | Letters to the Editor


Food safety

The issue of safe, healthy food is in the news once again. While the majority of this nation's food is healthy and safe to eat, food remains deeply entrenched in family values.

August 11, 2013 | John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau | Agriculture


Golden Belt Run for Life is Sept. 28

The Suicide Prevention Task Force of the Central Kansas Partnership is holding the "Golden Belt Run for Life" with a family and friends survivors' ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Barton Community College. September is Suicide Prevention month and the local coalition wanted to promote Suicide Prevention in our community and hold an event that would help provide for needed community education.

August 11, 2013 | | Local News


Senior Activities

Tuesday

August 11, 2013 | | Menus and Activities


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 milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.

August 11, 2013 | | Menus and Activities


Cruz shines as Giants beat Steelers

PITTSBURGH - Victor Cruz strolled into the end zone and thought for a moment about putting on his salsa dancing shoes. Two unenthusiastic steps later, he chucked the idea.

August 11, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Hoisington Municipal court

Clayton W. Adams, seat belts required, fine $10

August 11, 2013 | | Barton Co. News


Pujols to sue after PED accusation

Albert Pujols says he's taking legal action against Jack Clark after the former St. Louis Cardinals star accused him of taking performance-enhancing drugs.

August 10, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Red Sox romp past Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Jacoby Ellsbury matched a career high with four hits and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

August 10, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Police search for Hernandez’s weapon

BRISTOL, Conn. - Investigators searching for the gun used to kill a semi-pro football player are looking into whether former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez asked his girlfriend to get rid of the weapon shortly after the victim's body was found about a mile from his home.

August 10, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Royals outfielder Cain moves to DL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals have put outfielder Lorenzo Cain on the 15-day disabled list because of a pulled left oblique.

August 10, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


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David E. Horton 1951 - 2016

NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan - David E. Horton, 64, passed away on Jan. 27, 2016, at Cardinal Tein Hospital in Xin Vain, Taiwan. He was born ...

February 08, 2016 | | Obituaries


Kenneth Pack Sr. 1934 - 2016

Kenneth Pack Sr., 81, died Feb. 6, 2016, at Diversicare of Larned. Born Nov. 4, 1934, in Louisville, Ky., he was the son of Roy ...

February 08, 2016 | | Obituaries


Kenneth E. Bohannan 1955 - 2016

STERLING - Kenneth E. Bohannan, 60, died Feb. 6, 2016, at Ellinwood District Hospital. Born May 15, 1955, in Hays, he was the son of Howard ...

February 08, 2016 | | Obituaries


Floreine Blankenship

Floreine Blankenship, 97, died Feb. 8, 2016 at Carriage Square Nursing Home in St. Joseph, Mo. Services are pending with Bryant Funeral Home.

February 08, 2016 | | Obituaries


Ernest Paul Blazek 1948 - 2016

IOLA - Ernest Paul Blazek, 67, Iola, formerly of Dodge City, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Fort Scott Mercy Health Center. Born Oct ...

February 08, 2016 | | Obituaries


Emily Suzanne Haxton 1976 - 2016

ELLSWORTH - Emily Suzanne Haxton, 39, passed away Feb. 7, 2016, in Ellsworth. Born July 23, 1976, in Beloit, she was the daughter of Melody (Ammeter ...

February 08, 2016 | | Obituaries


Larned wrestlers compete at Rose Hill

ROSE HILL - Larned wrestlers Kristopher Nolde (106), Hunter Fitzpatrick (113), Marcus Nolde (126), Drew Cobb (132) and Wes Koch (145) competed at the Rose Hill ...

February 08, 2016 | | Pawnee Co. News


Barton County Jail Log, Feb. 5-7, 2016

Barton County Jail

February 08, 2016 | | On the Record


Quilts of Valor

Courtesy photos by Marianne Krallman

February 08, 2016 | | Local News


​Blown tire causes rural collision

LURAY - A Lucas teen sustained possible injury last Thursday during a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 281, about half a mile north of Luray in ...

February 08, 2016 | | On the Record


County to observe Presidents Day

Barton County Office Buildings will be closed Monday, Feb. 15, in observance of Presidents Day. The Records Division of the Sheriff's Office and the ...

February 08, 2016 | | Local News


OTR for Feb. 8, 2016

Great Bend Fire/EMS

February 08, 2016 | | On the Record


2015-2016 WKMA Scholarships Awarded

Western Kansas Manufacturers Association (WKMA), sponsor of the 3i SHOW, is proud to continue their support of western Kansas students furthering their education at area ...

February 07, 2016 | | Education


Veterans Service Representative visit

A Veterans Service Representative from the Kansas Commission on Veterans' Affairs will be at the Great Bend Kansas Works Center at 1025 Main Street from ...

February 07, 2016 | | Local News


Soil Testing

I talk a lot about soil testing. I feel that it is one of the most important chores that you do that will help have ...

February 07, 2016 | Alicia Boor | Agriculture


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