WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Back on one of tennis' top stages, Venus Williams cut a familiar figure Monday at Wimbledon, from her latest original, somewhat-see-through outfit to her trademark booming serves and aggressive groundstrokes.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Concluding a news briefing about Albert Pujols' injury that killed the mood at Tony La Russa's charity golf event, the St. Louis Cardinals manager let down his guard.
WINFIELD - Harriet Irene Scott Richardson, 96, died June 19, 2011, at Cumbernauld Village in Winfield.
WAKEENEY - Donald Wayne (Don) Dietz, 81, died June 18, 2011 at Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital in WaKeeney.
LARNED - Darlene G. Carter, 87, died June 15, 2011 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. She was born Dec. 30, 1923, near Hill City, the daughter of Ivan and Hazel Stephen Ginther. A resident of Larned since 2002, previously of Great Bend, she was a homemaker. On Feb. 2, 2002, she married Harold D. Carter, in Great Bend. He survives. Mrs. Carter was of the Baptist faith. Other survivors include two sons, Darwin W. Brown, ...
LACROSSE - Bertha A. Oliverius, 95, died June 18, 2011 at the Rush County Nursing Home in LaCrosse.
Joseph M. Hickel ELLINWOOD - Joseph M. Hickel, 81, died June 20, 2011 at the Ellinwood District Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood.
ALDEN - Doris May McCullah Fair, 91, died June 13, 2011 in Federal Way, Wash. She was born Feb. 7, 1920 in Mariposa County, Calif, the daughter of John D. and Mary G. Swope McCullah. On Aug. 23, 1941, she married Harry Eugene (Gene) Fair near Alden. He died on Nov. 14, 1973. She attended San Jose State College where she was a member of the Black Masque Honorary. In 1973, she graduated from Kansas ...
CUSHING, Okla. - Gary L. Cook, 72, of Cushing, Okla., went to be with his heavenly Father on June 18, 2011.
The Barton County Sheriff's Office received multiple calls related to high winds Friday morning. A wheat truck's brakes were not engaged and the wind blew the truck into a house at 214 Jackson St. at 6:34 a.m. Wind damage to a power line pole on North U.S. 281 and NW 160 Road was reported at 8:03 a.m. Midwest Energy was contacted. Hoisington Fine Department also responded, due to smoke coming ...
Great Bend Police Motorist Stephanie Morrison was eastbound on 10th St. at 12:31 p.m. Friday when a vehicle driven by Ronald Miller pulled out in front of her. Both vehicles were towed following the collision. Theft of a stereo from a vehicle at 1809 Eighth St. was reported Friday; the reporting party said neighbors also had their vehicles broken into. Motorist Brent Haberman was westbound on 16th St. at 5:10 p.m. ...
May 19 Jason R. Brown, theft, trial July 7 Jody H. Cottrell, speeding 37/20, failed to appear Jody H, Cottrell, driving while suspended, failed to appear Daniel J. Crowe, theft, trial July 21 Anthony C. Denning, CDTP, dismissed Melissa J. Heinzman, theft, trial July 7 Jason A. Lesage, no proof insurance, trial July 7 Jason Lesage, basic speed rule, trial July 7 Kelly J. Polzin, ...
Five experts in the field of nutrition and baking will offer free educational seminars during the second National Festival of Breads, June 25. The Educational Seminar session, each which last about 45 minutes, begin at 9 a.m. at the Airport Hilton Inn, 2098 Airport Road, Wichita. The seminar is free and open to the public.
Linda Marmie of Chapter DU, JanBonine of Chapter IV, Becky Hill of Chapter HR and Margie Nairn of chapter FS, were among more than 250 delegates who attended the 109th annual convention of Kansas State Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, June 3-5, in Wichita. The theme for the convention was "Destination P.E.O." Kansas State Chapter President Jeanette Mooney of Chapter JB, Paola, presided.
The Zeta Gamma chapter of Epsilon Alpha International met at the Elks Club for Installion of Officers and dinner.
LAWRENCE - Charlie Weis felt a difference in the culture at Kansas as he stood on the sideline Saturday, the clock melting away in the second half and Kansas State on its way to another win over its rival.
If you don't have the NFL Network on your TV system this week, that might be a good thing. It would be difficult to come up with a worse matchup than Jacksonville hosting Houston.
RUSSELL - Clifford Franklin Kopke, 88, died Dec. 1, 2013 at a Littleton, Colorado assisted living facility. Born Aug. 31, 1925, in Emporia, he was the son of William C. Kopke and Sophia Adaline Van Deren Kopke. In 1943 graduated from high school in Emporia. On Feb. 28, 1948, he married Margaret Dorothy Back in Wichita, living in Hoisington before relocating to Russell. She died on Aug. 27, 1983. He was employed by a tent ...
RUSSELL - Harry Lee Hunsley III, 82, died Dec. 1, 2013 at his residence in Russell. Born Nov. 3, 1931, in Larned, he was the son Harry, Jr. and Ann (Bishop) Hunsley. He grew up in Great Bend and graduated from Great Bend High School. He graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Civil Engineering. On Aug. 5, 1956, he was united in marriage to Joan Marie Wilkerson, in Russell. She preceded him ...
HOISINGTON - Richard Lee Evans, 88, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 at Cherry Village Nursing Home in Great Bend.
WINFIELD - Ida Funk, 82, died Dec. 3, 2013 at her home in Winfield. Born March 18, 1931, in Raymond, she was the daughter of Arch and Alma(Ash) Cain. She was raised and attended schools in Great Bend and Raymond. On Dec. 1, 1960, she married Paul Funk in Great Bend. He passed away July 7, 1999. She was employed at F. W. Woolworth in high school and during World War II at Beech Aircraft. ...
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The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host a Christmas Entertaining Meals program at noon Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the Great Bend Recreation Center, 1214 Stone St. Get into the Christmas spirit with a meal catered by Delgados and the sounds from the Great Bend Middle School Women In Harmony group.
American Legion Auxiliary will hold a benefit soup supper from 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the American Legion Argonne Post 180, 1011 Kansas Ave, Members and guest are welcome.
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On Friday student artists enrolled in the ART 653, Professional Development course will host Studio 653, an exhibition in Moss-Thorns Gallery of Fine Art in Rarick Hall on the FHSU campus. All are welcome to join these student artists and their instructor in a celebration of their achievements in the Bachelor of Fine Arts Program.
Great Bend Children's Learning Center held a food drive for the local food bank the past couple weeks. The kids were very excited to help out families that may be in need this holiday season. The kids brought in a total of 366 items to donate.
Here we go again. Pointing to a conservative study, Gov. Rick Perry proclaimed, "The discussion's over. The debate's over. The proof is in. Texas wins." And who did we beat? California, of course. It's enough to make you wonder if little Ricky got enough love growing up on the dirt farm. Someone get this kid a 4-H ribbon so the grownups can talk, because we've got some work to do.