This is a grand year for St. John's 14th annual Victorian Tea, on Nov. 7. The Tudor building where the tea is currently held is 100 years old this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans reaped a windfall from independent voters and tea party activists to seize control of the House in midterm elections, gained seats in the Senate and served notice Wednesday they will confront President Barack Obama with a conservative agenda to cut government and spur private-sector jobs.
The Romanian senate rejected a proposal by two legislators to regulate, and tax, fortune-tellers and "witches," even though the government is otherwise desperately seeking new sources of revenue.
With the public firing of Juan Williams, a fatal blow was stuck to the meticulously cultivated brand image of National Public Radio, but that's just the beginning of their problems. The firing itself takes a back seat in this sordid tale. The campaign of vindictive and libelous accusations against Williams is the most reveling actions taken during the controversy.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego Chargers waived outside linebacker Shawne Merriman on Tuesday, three weeks after he was placed on injured reserve with a "minor injury" designation.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Brad Childress and the Minnesota Vikings have another big mess on their hands.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Unbeaten at home and mediocre away from Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City's most pressing need from now until Christmas will be figuring a way to win on the road.
Elevator repairs are completed at the Great Bend Public Library, allowing for the return of the popular free film nights, said Terri Hurley, public relations director. Family Film Night will feature Roddy, a decidedly upper-crust "society mouse" who lives the life of a beloved pet in a posh Kensington flat. When a sewer rat named Sid comes spewing out of the sink and decides he's hit the jackpot, Roddy schemes to ...
The Great Bend Recreation Commission has a few openings left for its Discovering Music and Fun program. This program meets from 9-10:30 a.m. on Thursdays, Nov. 4 through Dec. 16, at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St.
Editors of Barton Community College's literary magazine, Prairie Ink, have begun accepting entries for the 2011 edition.
A representative will be at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave., from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, to give legal advice to senior citizens 60 years of age and older.
Great Bend Police A 20-year-old male was taken to the Great Bend Regional Hospital emergency room at 2:49 a.m. Sunday with possible alcohol poisoning. He was treated and released and cited for minor in consumption. Theft of a green 1997 Ford Escort from 1620 Lakin Ave. Apt. 1 was reported Sunday. Vehicles driven by Jiany Armendariz and Dora Razo collided Sunday afternoon at Broadway and Hubbard. A $28 gas skip ...
HOISINGTON - Duane H. (Peaches) Popp, 70, died Nov. 2 at Clara Barton Hospital, Hoisington. Friends may call at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, Hoisington, after 9 a.m. Thursday. The funeral home will announce arrangements.
McPHERSON - Jimmy Raybern, 44, died Nov. 1 at Memorial Hospital, McPherson. He was born May 31, 1966, at Great Bend, the son of Sam and Lora (Boatman) Raybern. He married CArla Scheuerman on June 12, 1993, at Great Bend. He worked for Mid States Supply, McPherson, as a warehouse foreman. He was a McPherson resident for seven years, coming from Great Bend. Mr. Raybern was a member of First Church ...
PAWNEE ROCK - Shirley L. Arnel, 70, of Pawnee Rock, died Oct. 13 at Promise Regional Medical Center, Hutchinson. She was born Shirley L. Gabbert on Nov. 6, 1939, in Waco, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband in 2001. Survivors include four children, Otis Arnel of Pawnee Rock, Loyce Finnigan and Carol Irving, both of Great Bend, and David Arnel of Junction City; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. ...
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama coach Nick Saban and the football team are moving on.
Great Bend Recreation Commission chairman Dr. Marc Huslig, left, presents a plaque to outgoing board member Leonard Kaiser, Dec. 9 at the GBRC Board meeting.
Tristan Mitchell was recently awarded the prestigious Eagle Scout award at a Boy Scout Troop 184 Eagle Court of Honor. The Eagle Scout award is the highest youth honor in Scouting. Mitchell's Eagle service project consisted of refurbishing and painting the playground equipment, adding a second wheelchair swing, putting up 37 feet of chain link fence and building two soccer goals at Eisenhower Grade School. He spent 127 hours on this project. Mitchell has served ...
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CLAFLIN - The Claflin Recreation Commission will hold a tai chi class taught by Dee Krier. The class starts Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 and ends Feb. 27.
MANHATTAN -- More than 100 Kansas State University students and one professor are new members of one of the best chapters of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor societies for all disciplines.
Central Kansas Christian Academy will hold its all-school Christmas program at 7 p.m. Thursday in the First Assembly of God Church's main auditorium, 601 S. Patton Rd., Great Bend. The public is invited.
HOISINGTON - Eldon Mayford Myers, 92, died Dec. 8, at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born June 6, 1921 at Little River, he was the son of Oscar W. and Grace (Clark) Myers. A lifelong Hoisington resident, he graduated from Hoisington High School. On Sept. 15, 1946 he married Dorothy Tullis in Ellinwood. He later married Ida Neal on March 14, 1974 in Great Bend.
Coffee hour scheduled
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(Editor Note: This Tyrades! column was originally published in December of 2004)