HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School debaters Montana Spires and Shannon Manka placed 8th and medaled recently at the Lyons Varsity Debate Tournament. They earned a 3-2 win record. Shannon was debating for only the second time in her life.
CLAFLIN - Four Barton county boys dealing with childhood cancer will benefit from the 6th annual Fall Fun Festival held Sun., Oct. 2 at the farm of Kyle and Melinda Kasselman.
LSH to sponsor picnic LARNED - The Larned State Hospital will sponsor its annual employee and family picnic Saturday at the J. A. Haas Building. Games and activities run from 2 to 8 p.m. A meal will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. All LSH retirees are welcome to attend. Tea party is Saturday ROZEL - Caring Hearts will sponsor a Ladies Tea Party from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Rozel Community ...
Saturday and Sunday events 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Children's Korral Petting Zoo. Treasure Hunt Antique Farm Equipment Working Miniatures Blacksmithing, Rope Making, Corn Shelling, Grain Grinding Boot Hill Model Railroad Club Demonstration People Mover Rides Plowing Bee Santa Fe Trail Museum: Sod House, Dugout, Cooling House, Chapel, One Room Schoolhouse; Dale, Melba Woods Automobile, Farm Museum Schartz Express Barrel Train Rides Working Stone Ground Flour Mill Saturday, Oct. 8 events All Day -Wood ...
Local women's fitness club accepts proof of recent mammogram or cancer donation in lieu of new member fee
Thursday, Oct. 6 Officers arrested a driver in the 200 block of E. 3rd for no insurance and driving while suspended at 12:06 a.m. Officers investigated a parking complaint at Broadway and 14th at 2:04 a.m. Suspicious activity was reported at 8th and Trail at 2:27 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5 Officers investigated a missing property report in the 500 block of E. 14th at 12:26 a.m. An animal control officer responded to 7th and Carroll ...
The elegant, expansive, gleaming new glass-and-concrete indoor stairway at the Common Pleas Courthouse in Columbus, Ohio, opened recently, to mostly rave reviews for its sense of space and light, creating the feeling of walking suspended on air.
A protest by students at the University of Denver is eye-opening because of how it is being conducted, what it has so far achieved and, most of all, what it concerns.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Big swings by a slumping hitter, clutch innings by a journeyman pitcher. Suddenly, the St. Louis Cardinals are looking very dangerous.
DODGE CITY - The Barton Community College volleyball team swept Dodge City Community College 25-19, 25-12, 25-13 on Wednesday.
The Hoisington High School volleyball team competed at the Great Bend triangular, going 2-0 on Tuesday night.
McKenna Mauler led the Great Bend High School girls' golf team, shooting a 52 at the Lady Panthers Invitational on Tuesday.
HAYS - The Great Bend High School boys' soccer team advanced its winning streak to 10 games on Tuesday against Thomas More Prep-Marian.
There they stand, the first-place Buccaneers and the first-place 49ers, ready to face off at Candlestick Park.
The folks at the Big 12 offices must have been smiling as they saw these results roll in: - Texas A&M blows a big lead to future Southeastern Conference rival Arkansas, the week after the Aggies did the same against current conference rival Oklahoma State. - Nebraska gets run over by Wisconsin in its first Big Ten game. - Colorado loses at home to Washington State in its first Pac-12 game. The three teams that ...
Hoisington NHS inducts new members
HOISINGTON - Sonja Dee Ritter, 49, died Nov. 21, 2013, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. She was born May 4, 1964, at Larned, the daughter of Raymond Lee and Patricia J. (Freeburg) Hanken.
Lending an ear to a person takes on a new meaning when it is part of the E.A.R.S. program. "Everyone Able to Read through Sharing," is a program that was created over 10 years ago through the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
Last week, when Bill Clinton said President Obama should allow people to keep their health-insurance coverage - an early attempt to distance Hillary and himself from ObamaCare - I began to worry that the Clintons may be serious about another run at the White House.
"The holiday turkey sure looks grand this year," Dick Cheney said. "Why don't we go around the table and say what we're thankful for?"