Monday Great Bend Optimist - noon at the Highland Hotel Heritage Room Great Bend Rotary Club - noon at the Highland Hotel South Heritage Room Order of Eastern Star Great Bend #226 - 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge in Hoisington American Legion Auxiliary - 7 p.m. at the Post Home, 1011 Kansas Great Bend Evening Lions Club - 6:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 24th and Washington Tuesday Noon Lions Club - noon ...
USD 428 Great Bend School Food Service will offer the summer lunch program at Riley, Park, Eisenhower and Lincoln schools. The program will run from June 3 through June 27 (Monday through Thursday). Breakfast is served at Park and Riley only. There is no charge for anyone age 1 through 18. Sites are open to all children regardless of where they attend school. Parents may eat with their children for $3 for lunch or $2 for breakfast. All food must be consumed on site.
Local FFA members were among the 83 Kansas students awarded $1,000 Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough scholarships during the third session of the 85th annual Kansas FFA State Convention on Thursday, May 30.
Brian Fry, Engineering Technician Senior for the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), will retire on June 1 after 13 ½ years of valued service to the State of Kansas. As an Engineering Technician Senior in the Great Bend KDOT Office, Fry was lead inspector on numerous highway construction projects in Barton, Pawnee, Rice, Rush, and Stafford Counties. After retirement from KDOT, Fry plans to continue working in another area of employment.
MANHATTAN - Breaking a 1-1 deadlock with a four-run uprising in the sixth inning, Kansas State's baseball team advanced to tonight's NCAA regional championship game with a 7-1 win over Bryant, R.I., on Saturday night at Tointon Family Stadium.
ARLINGTON, Texas - David Lough was willing to endure a little pain to help the Kansas City Royals win.
INDIANAPOLIS - Roy Hibbert had 24 points and 11 rebounds, Paul George finished with 28 points, and the Indiana Pacers forced a deciding game in the Eastern Conference finals with a 91-77 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night.
ATLANTA - Former NBA All-Star guard Daron "Mookie" Blaylock was upgraded to serious condition at an Atlanta hospital Saturday, a day after his SUV crashed head-on into a van and killed a woman.
CHICAGO - Marian Hossa winked when the television camera focused on him during the national anthem, a signal to his friends watching the game back home in Slovakia. Then he gave them something to cheer about.
Larned High School reeled in seven All-Mid-Central Activities Association baseball selections to cap the 2013 season.
MANHATTAN - It was not the start to the 2013 season that Great Bend Chiefs head coach Mike Stettinger was hoping for.
Both Hoisington High School and Larned finished with six Mid-Central Activities Association softball selections.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The cancer fight for Barton Community College baseball player Skylar Hill continues, as does the support from various sources from around the country.
DUBLIN, Ohio - Matt Kuchar couldn't think of conditions more difficult than Saturday in the Memorial, and he had plenty of evidence.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Earl Dean Resner, 75, died May 29, 2013 at his home in Grand Junction, Colo. He was born March 2, 1938 at Barton County, the son of Edmund and Amelia (Wegele) Resner. Earl was baptized as an infant at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Milberger and was confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church in Russell. He married Anita Marlene Robertson June 7, 1959 at Great Bend. She died July 26, 1970. ...
Kansas State University's quarter-scale tractor design teams are the winners of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers' 16th annual International Quarter-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition, May 30-June 2, in Peoria, Ill.
American State Bancshares Inc., the parent company of American State Bank and Trust Company, Great Bend, has been ranked as the state's 12th largest financial institution in terms of total deposits, according to a report by SNL Financial Services, a financial information firm. SNL survey reflects deposits at all banks and holding companies in Kansas. By the end of 2012, American State Bancshares had total consolidated assets of $686 million with four banking charters and ...
As the College World Series began on Saturday, former Barton Community College baseball catcher Mitch Slauter became the second Cougars player to compete on college baseball's biggest stage.
OMAHA, Neb. - David Berg has pitched in three of every four UCLA baseball games over two seasons, set a school record for saves and was the Pac-12 pitcher of the year.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A scary moment involving Tampa Bay right-hander Alex Cobb overshadowed the Rays victory.
OMAHA, Neb. - Joey DeNato threw a four-hitter and Indiana looked right at home in beating Louisville 2-0 on Saturday night in the Hoosiers' first appearance in the College World Series.
SAN ANTONIO - Spurs guard Tony Parker said Saturday the strained right hamstring that wore him down this week could tear "any time now" heading into Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat.
OMAHA, Neb. - Mississippi State's Wes Rea went to bat in the eighth inning expecting to see a changeup, and Oregon State pitcher Matt Boyd didn't disappoint him.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Kansas City Royals pitchers are enjoying a record-breaking run of success, and now the offense is joining in on the fun.
SAN ANTONIO - The swings in momentum in these NBA Finals have been so wild that it has been difficult to grasp just who is in control of the series. Maybe that's because with San Antonio and Miami tied at two games apiece, neither team really is, or feels like it has, any semblance of control.
Almer A. "Al" Yost, 99, died June 14 at River Bend Assisted Living, Great Bend. Born July 31, 1913 at Topeka, he was the son of Almer A., Sr. & Lucy D. (Fiederling) Yost.
PONCA CITY, Okla.- Marcia A (Marcy) Dimond, 78, died June 14, at Integris Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City. born on November 13, 1936 in Leavenworth, KS the only child of Ann and Walter Gronis.
Heart of Kansas Family Health Care is hosting a "Summer of Wellness" for the people of Barton County and beyond. The promotion will kick off during the Barton County Fair with an informational booth and free health screenings. An eight-week competitive weight-loss challenge will follow the fair, and will incorporate a series of outdoor community workouts that are open to the public. A free health fair will also be held in August. Teams and sponsors ...
NEW FRANKLIN, Mo. - John Howard Feldmann, 91, went to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on June 10th. He was born Sept. 2, 1921, in New Franklin, Mo., the second son of Guy and Sophie (Koch) Feldmann.