CLEVELAND (AP) - Home has been anything but sweet for the Cleveland Browns.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - There was no wild celebration after Southern Miss' 31-16 victory over Kansas on Friday night.
Greg Nanney, M.D., realizes his patients will have a difficult time – at least for a little while. But he also believes they will make the adjustment successfully.
Business owners who want to extend their reach throughout central Kansas now have new advertising vehicles to consider.
Jeanine Carol Pettijohn, 49, of Great Bend, died Sept. 16. Service arrangements are pending with Bryant Funeral Home and will be announced. A memorial fund, the Jeanine Carol Pettijohn Expense Fund, has been established, and contributions may be made in care of the funeral home, 1425 Patton Road, Great Bend.
Balance Class - Tuesday & Friday - 11 a.m. - About a 30-minute exercise class led by Betty Tauscher
"Pumpkins for Pooches" is coming again to our community for a fourth straight year. The Pawnee County Humane Society, Inc., will have a fundraiser at the Sandstone Pumpkin Patch for two days this year. The pumpkins raised by Jerry and Margaret Larson at 914 West Second, Larned, will be ready for picking and the pumpkin patch will be open on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 1 to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 3, from 2 to 5 p.m. There is no admission fee; however, donations are always welcome. Just come and enjoy and purchase a pumpkin.
At a time when political commentators bemoan sharp divisions in our culture and the words of Rodney King resonate more than ever - "Can't we all just get along?" - I witnessed something last week that's worth sharing.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Ms. Cynthia Barnes, 53, of Charlotte, N.C., passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sept. 16. She was born on April 23, 1957, in Great Bend, the only daughter of Christian and Rosalie Peters Leiker. She graduated from Great Bend High School after receiving her elementary education at Holy Family grade school. She then proceeded to earn her bachelor's degree from Fort Hays State University in Hays. Cynthia also earned a master's degree from Loyola University in New Orleans. She lived in several locations throughout the Midwest and Southwest United States, where she lovingly ...
LYONS - Barton Community College will offer a Certified Medication Aide course from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 5 through Nov. 4, at Lyons Good Samaritan Center. Participants must be Certified Nurse Aides to enroll. Instructor is Linda Runge.
Bart L. Allison, 39, of Great Bend, died Sept. 16 at the Logan County Hospital in Oakley. He was born May 3, 1971, at Great Bend, the son of Robert Lee and Barbara Jean (Shoulders) Allison. He was a roughneck for H2 Drilling and was a lifetime Great Bend resident.
You don't have to go past Great Bend to remember tragic ATV accidents attached to names like Gavin Neuforth and Landon Unruh. Not much farther away, an 8 year-old boy died in an ATV accident near Sterling this past spring.
BISON - Shirley O. Cannady, 98, of Bison, died Sept. 16 at the Rush County Nursing Home, La Crosse. She was born March 16, 1912, at Altoona, the daughter of Harry F. and Nettie C. (Wright) Davis. She married Paul M. Cannady on May 22, 1938, at Wichita. He died April 25, 1997. Mrs. Cannady was a resident of Bison since 1998, moving from Neodesha. She was a homemaker.
Gerhardt Lavern Nuss, 86, died Aug. 1 at Leisure Homestead in St. John. Born June 15, 1924, in Hoisington, he was the son of Reinholt and Mollie (Beisel) Nuss. On Sept. 18, 1942, he married Delora McCullough in Hoisington. A lifetime resident of Great Bend, he was a truck driver for Airco, Glass King and Elliott Transfer. He was owner and operator of Nuss Triangle Station and later worked for IGA and Waters True Value.
COFFEYVILLE – It was one of those early-season battles that could play big later in the season.
DODGE CITY – The Barton Community College volleyball team may be struggling outside the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference West division, but in conference Barton is still right in the mix early on.
Nick Marshall threw two touchdown passes, Auburn forced three turnovers and the fifth-ranked Tigers held on to beat mistake-prone No. 20 Kansas State 20-14 on Thursday night.
There is a raging debate around the issue of illegal aliens, especially unaccompanied children. These aliens have been entering America through Mexico. Some say that it is our responsibility to take care of them. Others say we should send them back. Some say that our borders should be open, others say not.
St. Mark Lutheran Church, 21st & Jackson, Great Bend, will host a Walking Taco Supper from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, in the church fellowship hall. The menu includes build-your-own tacos, dessert and drink. Admission is by freewill offering. Proceeds will go to the Education Assistance Fund to assist children of the church who are attending Christian-based schools.
Dominican Chapel of the Plains, 3600 Broadway Ave., will hold a prayer service at 5 p.m. Sunday for the International Day of Prayer for Peace.
• Trinity Lutheran Church in Otis will have a special celebration honoring Pastor Bruce Adamson on the 35th anniversary of his ordination. The service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21, with special music provided by Prairie Timbre +1. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Susan Candea, the Bishop's Associate with the ELCA Synod.
United Methodists in Nebraska and Kansas launched its public school partnership with an education caravan in July at three Kansas locations designed to bring attention to the importance of public schools. Three more are scheduled in Nebraska on Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. 2. United Methodists in the new Great Plains Conference (Nebraska and Kansas) intend to increase collaborative efforts between United Methodist congregations, schools and community partners to support local schools.
CLAFLIN - The Immaculate Conception Altar Society of Claflin is having a Roast Beef Dinner and Fun Night on Sunday, Sept. 21. Roast Beef and all the trimmings will be served from 5-7 p.m. at the Parish Center in Claflin.
First Baptist Church is having a movie night at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at 1600 19th St., Great Bend. Popcorn will be served.
A member of the Great Bend American Legion Post 180 hangs a POW/MIA flag in the courthouse square, Thursday evening.
During his Town Hall at Ellinwood Thursday, Secretary of Revenue Nick Jordan said he believes it's time to look at a new school funding formula. "Free lunch isn't the only indicator of at-risk," he said, noting poor students may excel and more affluent students may face other issues.
Great Bend Fire/EMS
The Barton County Road and Bridge Department will be doing asphalt work at the intersection of Washington Ave. and 30 Road on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 22-23. The intersection will be closed to traffic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, or until the project is completed.
The three-event celebration of Heartland Cancer Center's (HCC) 11thanniversary promises to have something for everyone, said Dana Foss, facilitator of the Touched by Cancer Support Group.