WOODWARD, Okla. – Initial reports indicated that the rural Oklahoma man charged with shooting his wife shot her accidentally last Friday. However, in a 911 call from the woman herself a short time later, she said her husband shot her following a domestic disturbance in their home, according to documents from Woodward County, Okla., District Attorney's Office.
Frank Priesner, 98, died Aug. 20, 2015, at Cherry Village Nursing Home, Great Bend. He was born March 14, 1917, at Hoisington, the son of Frank and Mildred Priesner. He married Bertha M. Wells Nov. 9, 1940, at Great Bend. She died June 17, 2008. He was warehouse manager for O'Neill Tank Company.
HOISINGTON - Leta E. Ochs, 73, died Aug. 19, 2015, at her daughter's home in Great Bend. She was born Dec. 7, 1941, in Carthage, Missouri, the daughter of Floyd Dean and Valaska LeVerne (Henderson) Jackson. Leta graduated from Hutchinson High School.
DANCE NATION — Football season is so close we can almost taste it. Let's not pretend like we haven't been counting down the days and preparing our stomachs for the vast amounts of brats and nachos they're about to consume.
Nearly a week into fall camp the Great Bend High School football team will hold the first of two intrasquad scrimmages Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at Memorial Stadium. Great Bend will hold their final preseason scrimmage next Friday, August 28 at 7 p.m. under the lights. Nearly 60 individuals makeup second year head coach Tony Crough's roster which does not include freshmen.
WINFIELD - Susan E. West, 79, passed away Saturday evening, Aug. 15, 2015, at Presbyterian Manor in Arkansas City. Born Dec. 27, 1935, in Ponca City, Okla., she was the daughter of Donald Lee and Imogene Coenia (Gardner) Johnson. She was raised and received her education in Winfield, graduating from Winfield High School in 1953. After high school she attended Wichita Business College where she received a degree in accounting. On March 6, 1954, she married James Seymour Eubank in Winfield. To this union three children were born. The couple later divorced. She began working as an accountant at Maneth and ...