GREEN BAY, Wis. - Go ahead, take shots at the Green Bay Packers and their barely-above .500 record. Question the defense, and make light of how they needed to scratch and claw to win three of their last four games.
December 31, 2013|
The Associated Press
ELLINWOOD - Tonya K. Miller, 46, died Dec. 30 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Born Nov. 6, 1967 in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Douglas D. and Joy (Axman) Wilson. In 1986 she graduated from Ellinwood High School. On March 21, 2002 she married Martin Miller in Great Bend. A lifetime resident of Ellinwood and a resident of Great Bend, she was employed by Cellular One and Great Bend Eye Care and spent the last 11 years as a homemaker and mom to twin boys, Eli and Asher, born in 2004. Always outgoing and generous, she was happiest ...
Average retail gasoline prices in Kansas have risen 9.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.09 Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,329 gas outlets in Kansas. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.9 cents in the last week to $3.29.
On April 1, 2014, there will be a general election for city council positions in the cities of Great Bend, Hoisington, and Ellinwood, and for elect two positions at large for the Ellinwood Hospital District Board of Trustees. The filing deadline for these elections is noon on Jan. 21.
Margaret L. Kearns, 80, died Dec. 30 at her home in Great Bend. Born Jan. 30, 1933 in Downs, she was the daughter of LeRoy and Grace (Graig) Smith. She married Norman Robinson. He died in 1959. On Oct. 7, 1961, she married Charles E. Kearns in Chase. He died on March 24, 1981. A resident of Great Bend since 1986, coming from Chase, she was a homemaker and worked in the fabric department at Walmart until retirement.
The Barton County Attorney's Office wrapped up 2013 with a victory in the Kansas Court of Appeals, County Attorney Douglas Matthews announced Tuesday. On Dec. 26, the Court of Appeals released a mandate affirming the 2010 convictions of Jeffery Todd Hicks for aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary.
Hoisington High School concluded the debate season by placing fourth with a 3-5 record at regional debate in Lyons recently, following Sterling in first, Sacred Heart of Salina in second, and Lyons in third. Sterling and Sacred Heart advance to state debate at Fort Scott in January.
OPEKA - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Bureau of Water has certified 39 water treatment operators and 27 wastewater treatment operators from August to December. These operators represent community and public water supply facilities across the state.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington Swinging Stars are offering winter square dance lessons starting at 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 5 at the First Presbyterian Church, 2400 Washington in Great Bend. It will continue for 10 sessions. Teens, adults, singles and couples are welcome. No experience is necessary.