Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made 10 ambulance runs on Wednesday. At 11:50 p.m. they were dispatched to a small ditch fire at 487 North Washington. Great Bend Police A vehicle driven by Corbin Cale was southbound on Harrison St. at 2:57 p.m. Wednesday and struck a vehicle driven by Sandra Smith, which was also southbound on Harrison at Broadway Ave. Theft of a ...
The Associated Press No. 15 Notre Dame 69, No. 9 Georgetown 55 SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Tim Abromaitis scored 20 points and Tyrone Nash added 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead Notre Dame to a win over Georgetown in the Big East conference opener. Back-to-back 3-pointers from Abromaitis and Scott Martin sparked a 14-2 Notre Dame in the second half to put the Irish up by 16 points with 11:51 to play. Georgetown ...
District Court Small Claims Filed 10-20 - Melissa Cobb, Larned, vs. Patrick Douglas McAnulta, Larned. Monies owed. Recovery of money for plaintiff (Cobb) District Court Speeding Cases Filed 7-28 - Janet Marie Caddell, Lamed. Speeding, 69-45. Fine $126, court costs $93.50 Filed 8-28 - Alicia Anna Leos, Dodge City. Speeding, 80-65. Fine $75, court costs $93.50 Filed 11-12 - Duane A. Sellers, Spring Water, NY. Speeding, 74-65. Fine $45, court costs $93.50 Filed 11-12 - ...
LAWRENCE (AP) - If Thomas Robinson keeps playing like this, he might work his way into the starting lineup whether somebody else is in trouble or not.
Activities week of Jan 2 - 8 Paraffin Spa - Monday and Thursday - 11 a.m. - Makes your hands feel great! Under the supervision of Byron Stilts Balance & Flexibility Class - Tuesday and Friday - 11 a.m. - About a 30 minute class led by Betty Tauscher Welcome Inn Board Meeting - Wednesday - 12:45 p.m. - everyone is encouraged to attend. Coffee Time -Tuesday - 9:30 a.m. - Bring food to share, ...
Dear Editor, I worked at a community college in Kansas for 15 years and I will say that I worked with professionals who cared for each other and the students. I worked as an assistant to the athletic director, several deans and the president, but most of all I assisted the students. Our president along with the deans and coaches had an open door policy when staff, students or the community wanted to visit with ...
Dear Editor, As lifetime residents of Great Bend, my husband and I have been huge supporters of Barton Community College and Cougar athletics. All three of our children have attended Barton and our two sons were both student athletes. We have been to countless basketball games, baseball games and volleyball games and always looked forward to watching Debbie Warren's cheer and dance teams perform! We never could believe our eyes when we watched them and ...
EDINBERG, Minn. — Brett Favre was fined $50,000 by the NFL for failing to cooperate with its investigation of inappropriate messages and lewd photos he allegedly sent to a former Jets game-day employee.
PHILADELPHIA - Eagles coach Andy Reid says he hasn't decided if Michael Vick's leg bruise will keep the quarterback out of Sunday's regular-season finale against the Dallas Cowboys.
DeleteNEW YORK - It's been almost 50 years since a bowl game was played in the Big Apple.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski moved past longtime rival Dean Smith into second place on the men's all-time wins list Wednesday night when the No. 1 Blue Devils routed North Carolina-Greensboro 108-62.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Offensive lineman Logan Mankins played just eight games and still made the Pro Bowl.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Forty-seven years ago, at the height of his Hall of Fame career, Jim Brown set an NFL record that's in danger of falling to a backup running back.
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Jim Johnson, Sunflower Diversified Services executive director, left, accepts a donation of $365.30 from John Clayton, Ellinwood Knights of Columbus Grand Knight. The K of C donated proceeds from its recent Tootsie Roll fundraiser to the non-profit agency. Johnson expressed gratitude on behalf of people with developmental disabilities and delays who receive Sunflower's services.
Nikki Snow has been recognized for her exemplary customer service at Office Products Inc. – some of which is obvious to customers, some not so obvious.
Attracted by the autumn displays of chrysanthemums seen in the yards and flower gardens around town, Jeannine Girton chose these colorful flowers as her program topic for the November Garden Club meeting.
Military veterans in Great Bend and surrounding areas are invited this week to visit Argonne Post 180, 1011 Kansas Ave., to learn more about the organization. State headquarters staff from the American Legion will be in town Thursday through Saturday to discuss veterans' benefits and service to the community. Paul Sanford, Kansas membership chairman, said all wartime veterans are invited to learn more about the American Legion and veteran benefits. Membership and veteran information staff ...
Those visiting the Shafer Art Gallery last Sunday could walk in a winter wonderland, yet stay completely protected from the harsh elements of the Kansas cold season at the "Big Holiday Show – Holiday Open House" reception.
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The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host a free Stop 'N Learn Session at the Brit Spaugh Zoo on Tuesday, Dec. 10. "Jungle Bell Rock" runs for noon to 1 p.m. Zoo Education Coordinator Amber Koch will explain how the "cold-blooded" animals eat, sleep and live. From basking on rocks to hanging from trees, these reptiles can teach humans a thing or two about how they keep warm.
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, in room F-30, the "Seminar Room" of the Fine Arts Building. Approval of a revitalization interlocal agreement with the city of Claflin is on the agenda. Similar plans have been in place for several years. Other items on the agenda include the 2012-2013 audit report, a Faculty Council presentation and a monitoring report on meeting regional workforce training needs.
American State Bank and Trust Company will sponsor its 9th annual Mitten Tree Project at its six locations through Dec. 15.
Activities Dec. 8-Dec. 14 Carry In Dinner - Sunday 12:30 p.m. Bring some food and enjoy visiting and dinner with friends. Free Yoga Class - Monday 11 a.m. A 30-minute class taught by Jill Hutchins, certified instructor. There is a $2 fee for each individual to participate. Blood Pressure check - Monday 11:30 a.m. Coffee Time - Tuesday 9:30 a.m. Bring food to share, or just show up. Hand waxing - Tuesday, Friday 11 a.m. ...
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Nov. 25 for a regular meeting at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.
LARNED - It's hard to prepare students for life after high school, but Larned High School is taking the right steps by offering opportunities for students to take online college courses when their schedule permits.
HOISINGTON -The Hoisington Swinging Stars will host a square dance at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Hoisington city auditorium at 1st and Main Streets in Hoisington.