MANHATTAN - Kansas State's baseball team scored runs in chunks on Friday afternoon - a rapid pace that would make their fellow Big 12-champion football program across the parking lot proud.
HUTCHINSON - Joy. J. Ballard, a longtime Hutchinson resident recently residing in Winchester, died June 1, 2013 at Hospice House following a battle with cancer. Survivors and arrangements will be provided by Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood.
McPHERSON - The Wichita Children's Theatre brings a musical adaptation of "Little Red Riding Hood" to the McPherson Opera House stage on Saturday, June 8, at 10 and 11:30 a.m. In this musical, Little Red Riding Hood learns not to talk to strangers, and the wolf learns not to trick people. Thanks to a grant from the Waldhauer Education fund, admission is free for all ages.
HAYS - Mid-Kansas Electric Company LLC held its sixth annual meeting in Ulysses May 18.
HOISINGTON - 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 in Overland Park.
Great Bend Regional Hospital and the Family Crisis Center have a unique partnership that is beneficial to both organizations. The hospital sees firsthand the vast need for the Family Crisis Center's services in our community.
Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announced that Brian Backes has joined the company as a Line Technician Apprentice III. Backes joined Sunflower on May 20. He will assist with inspection and repairs of transmission lines and substation sites under the direct supervision of a journey or higher level line technician.
Heather Weathers of CPI Qualified Plan Consultants Inc. has recently passed all of the required exams to attain her 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.
HAYS - Sunflower Electric Power Corp. held its 56th annual meeting at Pioneer Electric Cooperative Inc. in Ulysses on May 17. The board of directors received the annual report of the corporation, which is available on the Sunflower website, and elected officers for the upcoming year.
The Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School is placing its fall order for fruit from the Bithell Farms in Oregon. Place an order by June 25 and the fruit will arrive in late August or early September. Available are Marion blackberries, red raspberries, boysenberries, blueberries, strawberries which are sliced and sugared, strawberries whole without sugar, loganberries, red pie cherries, dark sweet cherries, peaches, apricots, apples and red rhubarb. Also available is freezer jam and purees. ...
LINDSBORG - Bethany College honored 116 students May 19 who earned Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, and Bachelor of Music Education degrees from the college during the 2012-2013 academic year. Summer, fall, interterm, and spring graduates participated in baccalaureate worship and commencement ceremonies on campus. Area graduates, the hometowns and majors, included: Amy N. Klatt, Ellinwood, biology, chemistry, cum laude; Sarah Anne Peterson, Garfield, English, magna cum laude; Emily Jane Bowen, Larned, English teaching ...
LINDSBORG - Brianna Hoffman from Larned is one of nine Bethany College students selected by their peers to serve as officers in the Swede Government Association (SGA), Bethany's student congress, for the 2013-2014 academic year. Duties of executive council officers include representing student concerns and ideas, serving as points of contact for faculty members and administrators, overseeing distribution of student organization funds, and leading SGA meetings. Duties of class officers include voicing the concerns of ...
A free online learning program can help Kansas adults complete their high school education as they earn college credit at no charge. Lyons USD 405, Pratt Community College, eduKan and CompuHigh have come together to offer the Diploma to Degree Program, or D2D. Sponsors said it is the first of its kind in the United States that offers concurrent courses along with dual credits delivered virtually via the Internet. "There are numerous adult learners needing ...
ATLANTA - Craig Stammen pitched four perfect innings after ace Stephen Strasburg left with a strained muscle on his right side, and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 Friday night.
A new keypad entry system at the Daniel R. Trickey Memorial Life Giving Center helps ensure the safety of it residents, said Kimberly Becker, director. A $1,250 grant from the Golden Belt Community Foundation paid for the keypad entry, and also helped staff repaint the facility and buy a new television.
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.
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