MANHATTAN - Kansas State's record-setting baseball season has become super. The Wildcats edged Arkansas 4-3 on Sunday night in an NCAA regional championship game at Tointon Family Stadium to advance to their first Super Regional in school history. Kansas State, 44-17, will travel to Corvallis, Ore., to play Oregon State in a best-of-three series, beginning on Saturday, with the winner advancing to the College World Series. Playing host to their first regional ...
As May turns into June, thoughts turn to the wheat crop. Anywhere you drive in Barton County, the wheat fields are waving in the wind. To me, this is a major reminder of how beautiful our great state is, and one of my favorite things to do in the spring and summer is watching the wheat grow and develop. But how well is our wheat doing? Come join us on June 6th at 6 p.m. for a 4-H wheat plot tour to hear more.
The Kansas Water Office's (KWO) Upper Arkansas Basin Advisory Committees (BAC) will hold a meeting to discuss current water issues affecting the basin area as well as the state.
At the March 14 meeting of the Great Bend City Slickers 4-h Club there were five members, two leaders, eight parents and four guests present. The club took a donation to the Great Bend Humane Society. A demonstration and talk was given by Joshua Crawford.
Melanie Maneth of Great Bend High School has been chosen by Unit #180 of American Legion Women's Auciliary to attend the 71st annual
On May 29, Treasurer Ron Estes will join the College Savings Plans Network (CSPN) and State Treasurers around the nation in celebrating "529 College Savings Day" to increase awareness among Kansas families about the importance of saving for their children's higher education expenses. Learning Quest, the Kansas 529 Education Savings Plan, will also be holding three drawings this year for three $1,000 Learning Quest 529 Education Savings Plan accounts for those who like the plan ...
Bill Nicholson of Hoisington, was recently installed as Vice President of the Kansas Funeral Directors Association at the Tri-State Convention held May 5-8, at the Sheraton Overland Park and the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park.
A retirement reception to honor Carrie Witte will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday at St. Rose Ambulatory and Surgery Center. The public is invited to celebrate her 43 years of service.
All A Seniors: Haylee Blake, Bonny J. Boultinghouse, Chase L. Buntain, Morgan Choitz, Amy L. Christopher, Samantha Dreiling, Taylor Fry, Rachael K. Gros, Michael S. Haines, Hunter R. Harrison, Alex Juarez, Cara L. Kaiser, Joshua M. Lutz, Tori L. Lytle, Peter Marston, Hannah D. Middleton, Hannah D. Mosier, Sylvia R. Ofoma, Kenzie S. Sinclair, Harley Vargas, Tristan D. Yount Juniors: Mary Beuoy, Jun Rui Chen, Kaylie M. Doll, Kelsie L. Doll, Michael A. Gauby II, ...
Volunteers in Action/RSVP wants to thank everyone that purchased recycled Memorial Flowers from our Great Bend and Hoisington locations this year. Because of your support, we made over $1,500 which means that we will be able to say a proper "THANK YOU" to our volunteers for everything they do to make our communities a better place to live. If the winds and rain don't beat them up too much before next Monday, we have volunteers ...
Heather Weathers of CPI Qualified Plan Consultants, Inc. (CPI) has recently passed all of the required exams to attain their TGPC (Tax-Exempt & Governmental Plan Consultant) designation through ASPPA (American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries). These exams include the Tax-Exempt Governmental Plan Administration & Plan Consultant (TGPC-1 & TGPC-2) exams.
Scandal after Obama scandal. Outrage upon Obama outrage. Remember the Benghazi cover-up story? Forget it. It's been thrown out like last week's garbage and is now buried deep in the mainstream media's landfill with previous underreported Obama scandals such as Solyndra and Fast and Furious. The Big Media have fresh Obama outrages to underreport or pooh-pooh at the IRS and the Department of Justice, where Obama apparatchiks harassed and intimidated conservative political groups or troublesome ...
A stitch in time saves nine. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. You can lead a horse to water, but if an outdated bridge collapses on it, the meat will wind up marketed by IKEA.
Peter McCool, a senior at Hoisington High School, has received the Dale Dennis Excellence in Education award sponsored by United School Administrators of Kansas.
FORSYTH, Mo. - Calvin "Cal" G. Schridde, 88, passed away on June 12, at his residence in Forsyth, Mo. Born on April 11, 1925 in Great Bend, he was the son of Amelia (Ahrens) and George Schridde. He graduated from the Great Bend High School in 1942, he joined the United States Army in June, 1944. Calvin worked 24 years at Theis Meat Packing Company in Great Bend. He sold appliances for Sears at Great ...
SPANISH FORK, Utah - Malcolm Parrott, a true gentleman, passed away Thursday, May 16 from natural causes after a life filled with hard work, a love of sports, and great love and dedication to his family. He was a quiet giant that touched the lives of so many people with his radiant smile that invited those around him to join in his good humor, great sports stories, extensive book reviews, love of history and his ...
In the debate over legislation to require universal background checks for prospective gun purchasers, a central argument of guns rights groups was that it would lead inevitably to creation of a national registry to identify and track firearms owners.
It's no news to anyone that I disagree strongly with President Obama on just about any issue or policy position you can name.
Randall Lewis Walters 1952 - 2013
Beverly Helen Partridge 1932 - 2013
OPEKA– The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued Public Health Warnings for Marion Reservoir, Marion County; and Memorial Park Lake (a.k.a. Veterans Lake), Great Bend due to toxic blue-green algae populations above minimum public safety levels. Logan City Lake in Phillips County remains on the warning list, bringing the total to three so far in 2013.
CLAFLIN - The governing body of the City of Claflin met in regular session, Monday, June 10, 2013 at the city building. Present were: Mayor Michael Urban, Councilpersons Kirk Schneweis, Casey Hubbard, Doug Hubbard and Dan Michaelis. Also present: City Attorney Bob Suelter, City Clerk Patricia Schmidt, Robert Gunder, Richard Hayes and Tyler Allison.
Consider the similarities between our children spreading their wings and driving off to college or going to work and all the young birds we have been so intently observing as they mature and leave their nests and parents-- forever. The nurturing and training these dedicated parents provide is amazing in all of the animal and bird kingdoms. There are a few reptiles that simply reproduce their young and leave them to fend on their own ...
SAN ANTONIO - Miami Heat owner Micky Arison had a message as he walked to the winning locker room.
SAN ANTONIO - Tony Parker made good on his pledge before Game 4 of the NBA Finals: He was ready to go.