Not until it got dark! That was the trick-or-treating rule my mother set down every year. She didn't want me to embarrass her by interrupting families still having dinner. I hated the rule. Tommy Gillen and I had big plans to hit as many houses as possible before we had to come home. It was the 1970s, after all. Schools weren't yet banning Halloween activities. There was no kid obesity epidemic. There weren't many modern ...
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Libya's new rulers put Moammar Kadaffi's body on display for public viewing in a meat freezer over the weekend. It's a happy ending in a way. Like most guys his age, Moammar Kadaffi grew up in the '50s wishing that he could be just like Ted Williams, and now he is President Obama got a three-point Gallup Poll bounce after Kadaffi was killed like he did when ...
When News of the Weird wrote about the twin singers Lamb and Lynx Gaede ("Prussian Blue"), age 13, in 2005, they were singing Aryan-heritage songs at white-supremacist venues, under the guidance of their Hitler-admiring mother, April.
The Blackshirts at Nebraska are gone to the Big Ten and the once-vaunted Wrecking Crew at Texas A&M is looking awfully porous these days.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - After a rare and unexpected loss at home, the questions are suddenly swirling around No. 11 Oklahoma.
LAWRENCE (AP) - The losses are mounting at Kansas and the seat is growing hotter for coach Turner Gill.
The Big 12 has a replacement lined up for Missouri before it even leaves the conference. The Big East, meanwhile, is in danger of losing another school before replacing the three that already have bailed on the league. Acting quickly to make sure it maintains a 10-member lineup, the Big 12 approved bringing in West Virginia to replace Missouri when the Tigers complete their move to the Southeastern Conference, a person with knowledge of the ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Albert Pujols made the first big dent in this World Series, then it was Mike Napoli's turn.
Storm chaser and research meteorologist Jon Davies brought new excitement to talking about the weather during his presentation as the keynote speaker for Jack Kilby Science Day on Tuesday morning at Barton Community College.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission and Barton County Extension will host a free program titled, "Floor Decor" on Thursday at the Great Bend Recreation Center, 1214 Stone Street. The choices available in flooring materials have changed a lot in the past few years. Join us and visit display booths from home decor businesses starting at 6:30 p.m. and learn about these changes. At approximately 7:15 p.m., an educational program titled, "What's New with Flooring Choices?" ...
The Barton Community College Dance Theatre will host a dance concert of their interpretation of the famous Broadway musical "Chicago," at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
Advanced Therapy and Sports Medicine is conducting the GIVE BACK Community Food Drive during the month of October in recognition of National Physical Therapy Month. There's still time to donate and participants don't have to be patients to get involved. Advanced Therapy, 1514 K-96 Highway, is open through the work week, including during times when the Food Bank of Barton County is not open, so it becomes a convenient drop-off point for donated food. Advanced ...
LARNED - "A Family Reunion to Die For" was presented by Over Actors' Anonymous of Larned High School in partnership with Prairie Arts Unlimited.
Pastor Clay will be giving out commodities from 5 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 7 at the SRS Building on Patton Road.
Come enjoy an afternoon of what an imagination can turn up in honor of a simple turnip. Hudson is "turning up" new ideas for the 3rd Annual Hudson Turnip Festival starting at 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 5th. A new twist turning up will start with the "gatherin' of the turnip". Teams of two will be gathering with one as the "puller" and the other as the "sacker". This event will begin at 11:30 a.m. with ...
Derek Fredrick thought if the buckets were "poppin' pink" they would draw a lot of attention. And if the results of a recent fundraiser are any indication, he was right.
Touched by Cancer Support Group will depart from its regular schedule in December. The group usually meets each month on the first Tuesdays, from 2-3 p.m., and third Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. at Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland, Great Bend.
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