Dear Editor, Recently, my grandmother had two men knock on her door and say, "we are from the church. Here is some hamburger meat." They handed her two packages of hamburger. Can anyone tell me is there a church that is passing out hamburger meat randomly? Wally Eldridge, Great Bend
BEVERLY HILLS - God bless America, and how's everybody? President Obama gave a speech to the Muslim world Wednesday and vowed that the United States will never be at war with Islam. He added helpfully that Islam has done much to shape America. For instance, New York used to be a little taller than it is right now. Obama marked Veterans Day on Thursday while he was at the Group of Twenty summit in Seoul. ...
Dear Editor, Hey, Becky. Me too! I am referring to Becky Wornkey's letter to the editor published Nov. 3. I sent a very short letter to the editor via e-mail at the same time, same day. It was in under the wire for the election comments, according to the newspaper. I'm relieved to read that my letter wasn't printed probably due to computer malfunctions. I suppose I'll go back to the old fashioned way of ...
Pheasant Hunters, don't forget to bring the tail feather from your prize bird to the Great Bend Recreation Commission to enter it in the Longest Tail Feather contest. The contest will run through the 2010-11 pheasant hunting season.
No. 1 Oregon 15, California 13 BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Jeff Maehl caught a 29-yard pass for the only touchdown by No. 1 Oregon's usually high-powered offense, but the Ducks' defense shut down California in a 15-13 victory over the Golden Bears on Saturday night. Cliff Harris returned a punt 64 yards for the only touchdown in the first half by the Ducks (10-0, 7-0 Pac-10), who wobbled on their path to the BCS title ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Rex Burkhead and Roy Helu Jr. ran for touchdowns and ninth-ranked Nebraska's defense held Kansas to 87 total yards in a 20-3 victory on Saturday night.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Blaine Gabbert got a pep talk from his coach, who reminded him of his starring role in a victory that knocked Oklahoma out of the BCS lead a few weeks ago.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - It was the summer of 2005, and two punters on the University of Tennessee roster were horsing around before practice
Creation of an EMS Nurse ALS Response Program has been added to the agenda for Monday night's City Council meeting in Larned. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 417 Broadway. The remainder of the agenda was published in Friday's Tribune.
Longtime board member Larry Carr was honored at the Fort Larned Historical Society's annual meeting last Monday at the Santa Fe Trail Center. Board President Tom Seltmann thanked Carr for his many years of service as he steps down from the Santa Fe Trail Center Museum's governing board. Carr's service on the board of directors spanned 24 years, from 1986 to 2010.
Jeffrey Jensen, 61, lifetime Ellinwood and Great Bend resident, died suddenly Nov. 13. Survivors and arrangements will be announced by Kimple Funeral Home of Ellinwood.
SEWARD - Ricki Lee Walker, 56, died Nov. 11 at his home in Seward. He was born Nov. 12, 1953, in Larned, the son of Eddie Ralph and Jennie Pearl (McBride) Walker. He was a retired service technician for the agriculture irrigation industry and a resident of Seward for seven years. He is survived by his mother, of Macksville; three sons, Jon Walker of Satanta, James Walker of Macksville and and ...
PAWNEE ROCK - Ben Unruh, 86, resident of Colorado Springs, Colo., and formerly of Woodward, Okla., and Pawnee Rock, passed away on Nov. 12 at Colorado Springs. Ben was born Sept. 25, 1924, north of Pawnee Rock to the late Benjamin and Carrie Unruh. Ben honorably served his country in the Navy during World War II. After returning to Pawnee Rock, he married Josephine "Jo" Bieker on Aug. 10, 1949.They were ...
La CROSSE - Mary Helen Jones, 95, of La Crosse, died Nov. 12 at the Rush County Memorial Hospital Long Term Care facility in La Crosse. She was born Jan. 10, 1915, at Pfeifer, the daughter of Frank and Barbara (Urban) Schaffer. She married Fred T. Jones Sr. on Aug. 11, 1949. He preceded her in death on June 29, 1984. She was a resident of La Crosse since 1983, moving there ...
More than 1,000 Farm Bureau members in Kansas will gather in Manhattan on Dec. 2-4 for their organization's 95th Annual Meeting.
The Golden Belt Community Foundation recently completed the November competitive grant cycle awarding $17,694.42 to charitable organizations in Barton, Pawnee, and Stafford counties.
If this column needs a subtitle, let it be "Where The Rubber Meets The Vinyl."
It's been an up and down, rough and tumble, crazy, sad, frustrating year for America the Beautiful so far.
HOISINGTON - Shaping clay into birds, Lincoln School students and Hoisington High School students melded art with character education recently in a cross-curricular activity called "Caring."
CBH celebrates OR Team week and donors
ELLINWOOD - There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are:
ELLINWOOD - Dodge City Marshal Allen Bailey will perform during the inaugural Christkindlmarket, to be held Dec. 1 in Ellinwood. Bailey, along with his wife Cowgirl Janey will perform a variety of Cowboy and Christmas songs in a lively performance entitled, "A Cowboy Christmas."
LAWRENCE - After the way that Kansas State ran the ball a week ago, Bill Snyder decided to make every effort to prove that the Wildcats were still a ground-and-pound kind of team.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The 110th game between Ohio State and Michigan might have been the most thrilling, a back-and-forth affair that came down to one final play.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs are stumbling home to Arrowhead Stadium off two straight losses. The Denver Broncos are hobbling in off a disheartening letdown in New England.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Of the six halves Kansas played on its three-game trip to the Bahamas, Jayhawks coach Bill Self thought only one of them was any good.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Ryan Arcidiacono had not made a shot all night. So naturally, he was Jay Wright's choice on the play that wound up deciding Villanova's fate.