Clara Barton Hospital Auxiliary is selling Christmas ornaments for the annual Memorial Ornament Project.
Dear Editor, As the director of United Way of Barton County, I have been humbled at the generosity of the citizens, volunteers and businesses of our community. The individuals who helped put together the United Way video, the businesses who took time out of their day to allow their staff to learn about United Way and all involved in the fund raising are amazing! Special thanks to the groups and/or individuals have been instrumental in ...
Dear Editor, You expose Great Bend residents to crime every time you publish an address that has been robbed of prescriptions, cash, and electronic equipment in the newspaper. However, when there is a large seizure of drugs reported, no address. You instead advertised a bunch of cheap rentals in the paper the following Tuesday so that infants, children, poor adults and those on social security - which by the way is not an entitlement, we ...
Dear Editor, I was glad to read in the Great Bend Tribune about the various animals passing their physical exams at the Brit Spaugh Zoo. It is always good to see that the animals have a clean bill of health. It was good to read where Sunny, the yellow tiger, and Max, the male grizzly bear, got their teeth cleaned and claws trimmed by staff professionals. Regardless of whether in the wild or in captivity, ...
Marie Murphy, a fifth-grade teacher in Stratford, N.J., and her husband lost almost everything in a house fire in April, but when she arrived at the burning home, she defied firefighters and dashed inside to retrieve a single prized possession: her Philadelphia Phillies season tickets.
WACO, Texas (AP) - Let Bedlam ensue in the Big 12 South. Along with instate bragging rights, the South Division title and a spot in the Big 12's last scheduled championship game will be at stake when 10th-ranked Oklahoma State and No. 12 Oklahoma play their regular season-ending rivalry game Saturday night. "We've put ourselves in a good position, so it's our time to go to work and see what we can do," Oklahoma State ...
Connecticut 70, No. 2 Michigan St. 67 LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - Kemba Walker scored 30 points and hit a key jumper with less than a minute left, helping Connecticut outlast No. 2 Michigan State 70-67 in a physical Maui Invitational semifinal on Tuesday. Connecticut (4-0) fought the Spartans for every inch every minute, refusing to be pushed around by a team projected to be a national title contender. The Huskies made it interesting by missing ...
LAWRENCE (AP) - For the record-breaking 63rd consecutive victory in their beloved Allen Fieldhouse, the Kansas Jayhawks put on quite a show.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jacob Pullen scored 18 points and No. 4-ranked Kansas State pulled away in the second half for an 81-64 victory over No. 22 Gonzaga on Monday night in the semifinals of the CBE Classic at the Sprint Center.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU linebacker Kelvin Sheppard is thinking about keepsakes he could collect when the fifth-ranked Tigers wrap up what - surprisingly - could go down as one of the finest seasons in the program's 108 years.
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.
I've heard a lot of interesting stories of people trying, and failing, to sign up for ObamaCare, but this one takes the cake.
The Big 12 will have its own championship Saturday, even without a title game.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Five former Kansas City Chiefs players who were on the team between 1987 and 1993 filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming the team hid and even lied about the risks of head injuries during that time period when there was no collective bargaining agreement in place in the NFL.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The line of demarcation might as well be the Kansas City Chiefs' bye week.
MANHATTAN - Nobody was talking about bowl games at Kansas State in mid-October, when the Wildcats were sitting at 2-4 and feeling bruised and battered after a loss to Baylor.
WICHITA - Wichita State's athletics department says it's investigating improper clothing and apparel benefits to baseball players.
OLATHE - Michael Axton, 76, died Dec. 2 at the Kansas City Hospice House.
LBERT - Gerald Wesley "Jerry" Alexander, 69, died Dec. 2 at his home in Albert. He was born Dec. 21, 1943 at Florence County, S. C., the son of Jesse Clifton and Mavie Edna (Jolly) Alexander.
NEWTON - John Banman, 95, died Nov. 29, at Kidron Bethel Health Care in North Newton. Born on June 23, 1918 in Canton, he was the son of Jacob and Helen (Pankratz) Banman. He graduated from Newton High School, attended Bethel College for one year prior to completing his bachelor's degree at Wichita State University in 1940. Two years later he received the first master's degree given in clarinet performance from Northwestern University. He was ...
HOISINGTON -Opal C. DeMoss, 98, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 at Locust Grove Village in LaCrosse. She was born Oct. 13, 1915 at Nowata, Okla., the daughter of William and Sarah (Estes) Tate.