HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a thunderous speech to a joint session of the House and Senate Tuesday. It had political consequences. Republicans immediately claimed that Bibi was born in Hawaii and anyone who doesn't believe it is a conspiracy theorist. IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's DNA was found on the shirt of the maid who accused him of sexually assaulting her in his New York hotel ...
Malvern Primary School in Huyton, Merseyside, England, recently banned play with regulation soccer balls because they are made of leather.
DALLAS (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Kidd and the Dallas Mavericks are going back to the NBA finals.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Adam Jones had two hits and two RBIs in an eight-run fourth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2 Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have reached an agreement in principle with former Cleveland coach Mike Brown to succeed Phil Jackson, the team said Wednesday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Paul Splittorff, the big, blonde left-hander who became the winningest pitcher in Kansas City Royals history and a popular broadcaster for the team, died Wednesday of complications from skin cancer. He was 64.
LARNED - Summer hours will begin at Jordaan Memorial Library Monday, May 23. Weekly hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Jordan Memorial Library was closed Saturday, May 21 for Larned High School Graduation. The library will also be closed Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day weekend. Remember to check out extra books for the long weekend. 'The Sixth ...
LARNED - Pawnee Valley Community Hospital will host a new free monthly Diabetes Education Class beginning from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 1 at the hospital, 923 Carroll.
LARNED - The Fort Larned USD 495 school board met April 11 in regular session. The following are approved minutes submitted by Joyce Simpson, the board clerk.
LARNED –Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Administrator Matt Heyn has released an update to the Pawnee County Health Organization Communications Task Force on the most recent developments on the new hospital project.
Allison Dianne Hicks Owens 1971-2011 TITUSVILLE, Fla. - Allison Dianne Hicks Owens, 40, passed away May 21, 2011 in a fatal car wreck. She was born March 25, 1971 in Great Bend, the daughter of Donald and Christy Hicks. She married Melvin (Butch) Owens in April 2001, and he preceded Allison in death on August 26, 2007, in Columbus, Miss. Survivors include three children, Cierrah, Matthew and Amber; parents, Donald and Christy Hicks, Branson, Mo.; ...
Bobby Gene Arnold 1933-2011 ANDERSON, Mo. - Bobby Gene Arnold, 78, died May 23, 2011 at his home. He was born January 26, 1933 in Hoisington, the son of the late Alfred Edward and Rosa Faye (Lacy) Arnold. He was a 1951 graduate of Anderson High School. He married Bettie Lou Johnson June 1, 1952. He served his country faithfully in the United States Army during the Korean War as a forward observer Staff Sergeant ...
Caroline A. Hoffman 1931-2011 CLAFLIN - Caroline A. Hoffman, 80, died May 24, 2011 at Clara Barton Hospital, Hoisington. She was born January 10, 1931, at Great Bend, the daughter of Louis G. and Elizabeth (Johanning) Birzer. She married Anthony "Tony" A. Hoffman June 1, 1950 at Hoisingon. He died October 7, 2010. She was a lifetime Hoisington and Claflin area resident. She was a former member St. Catherine Catholic Church and Christian Mothers of ...
Jeffrey T. Gleason ST. JOHN - Jeffrey T. Gleason, 17, died May 24 in rural Stafford County. Service are pending with Minnis Chapel, St. John
Linda S. Gleason ST. JOHN - Linda S. Gleason, 56, died May 24 in rural Stafford County. Service are pending with Minnis Chapel in St. John.
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HOISINGTON - What does family mean? What does a member do if one of them is hurting or needs help? That is what the Hoisington High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America were faced with when they heard the news that high school staff member, Amanda Brack's son, Austin has a rare disease called Stevens – Johnson Syndrome. With all of today's technology, it didn't take them long to determine a plan had ...
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood High School cross country coach Lyles Lashley has been named to the 2013 2A boys Kansas Cross Country and Track and Field Coaches Association's "Coach of the Year."
JETMORE – The Jetmore United Methodist Church will present its annual live Nativity "Journey to Bethlehem" from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14 and 14, with a special needs presentation from 5 p.m. Each tour guide-led tour takes approximately 30 minutes.
Student artists from Bickerdyke and Simpson Elementary Schools in Russell will host Holiday Art Open House, an exhibition of holiday inspired artworks, from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Deines Cultural Center, 802 N Main Street in Russell.
Dance by Design presents Winter Wonderland, a winter dance recital with a whimsical twist. This 8th Annual Winter Show has tap, jazz, and lyrical dance routines performed by local youth from Great Bend, Hoisington and Larned. Owner/Instructor Lee Ann Bashor says, "This adventure will take you down the rabbit hole and off to a curious land. I'm so proud of all my dancers. They have worked hard and we want to share our joy of dance."
In the week following Halloween, Jimmy Kimmel's stunt involving kids and their candy climbed to over 20 million views on YouTube. But public fascination with the gag doesn't change the fact that it is cruel and sadistic. It underscores the worst elements of mass media and social media, and the incendiary possibilities of combining the two.
God bless America, and how's everybody?
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State got manhandled and outhustled by North Carolina.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Nov. 18 for a regular meeting at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County deputy county clerk Stacey Smith.
LARNED - "It's a Candyland Christmas," is the theme for the 93rd Larned Christmas Parade scheduled Saturday in downtown.
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