Rutgers men's basketball head coach Mike Rice was fired on April 3, after video of his physical and homophobic verbal abuse of his players was broadcast on ESPN, setting off a growing scandal over who knew what and when, that may yet result in additional removals and resignations.
A physician murders babies. His unlicensed assistant is horrified to find a newborn discarded on an office shelf, crying, among more aborted babies, jars filled with legs, arms and unidentifiable fetus body parts.
A McPherson man died Tuesday when the tanker truck he was driving went off U.S. 56 in Rice County and caught on fire. The highway was closed for several hours.
With Scott City High School's Drew Kite and Great Bend's Bryce Beck wedged in a pitcher's duel, runs came at a premium on a brisk, cold Tuesday afternoon at the Great Bend Sports Complex.
HAYS - Great Bend High School's golf team is making some serious strides this season.
ATLANTA - Kansas City manager Ned Yost won't hesitate to give the ball to Kelvin Herrera again soon.
The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team fell 5-1 to Western Athletic Conference foe Garden City on Tuesday evening at Cavanaugh Soccer Fields.
DALLAS - Pat Summerall was the calm alongside John Madden's storm.
Due to inclement weather rolling in, organizers of the Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event have rescheduled it from this week to until NEXT Thursday, April 25 from 6-8 p.m. in the Barton County courthouse square. The walk, during which men wear red stiletto-healed shoes, is a fundraiser for the Family Crisis Center.
"Trees for Great Bend" is the topic of a free Stop 'N Learn program set for noon Wednesday at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St. District Forester Jim Strine with the Kansas Forest Service will talk about what tree species are adapted to the Great Bend area. There will also be time for questions. The program is sponsored by the Great Bend Recreation Commission.
LACROSSE - Monica Unrein, 93, died April 15 at Via Christi Care Center in Hays. Born May 4, 1919 at the Schaffer family farm in rural Rush
PAWNEE ROCK - Charles Wilbur Russell, 90, died April 14 at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. Born Nov. 17, 1922 in Carroll County, Mo., he was the son of Charles Walter and Lena (Adcock) Russell. On Sept. 6, 1942, he married Berdene Lou (Glaze) in Larned. She preceded him in death. A Pawnee Rock resident from 1959 to 2009, he was a 37 year civil servant for the U.S. Army Reserves.
BEL AIRE - Barbara Ann Yetschke, 64, died April 15 at her home in Bel Aire. Services are pending with Bryant Funeral Home.
For the third consecutive year, the Kansas House of Representatives will formally declare the month of April as Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month.
GREAT BEND - William L. "Bill" Titsworth, 65, died March 30, at Hays Medical Center.
Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir said a pursuit Wednesday evening in Great Bend started after a deputy saw motorist run a red light.
The 2015 Great Bend Farm and Ranch Expo will be held Wednesday through Friday, April 8, 9, and 10, 2015 in Great Bend. The show is located at the Expo Complex west of town. The show hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on the 8th, 9 a.m.- 7 p.m. on the 9th and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the 10th with extended hours on Thursday.