HOUSTON - Chris Boswell kicked a 56-yard, go-ahead field goal with eight minutes left in the fourth quarter and Charles Ross added an 8-yard touchdown run, lifting Rice past Kansas 23-14 on Saturday night at Rice Stadium.
For the second straight year, the Great Bend High School girls' tennis team won the Great Bend Invitational, rolling in three undefeated performances for 52 points at Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday.
Yesterday, several families in America lost a young adult child to suicide. Today, several more families will lose a young adult child to suicide. And tomorrow, several more families will lose a young adult child to suicide. Mental health professionals and families would like these deaths to drop to zero.
To celebrate 25 years promoting the simplicity of a sustainable rural lifestyle, the Dominican Sisters of Peace were joined by a host of supporters from around the country Saturday at Heartland Farm west of Great Bend, as well as many from the local community. From 1:30 to 2 p.m., local musicians Alex and Nicholas Cartwright, Ian McGilber and Trisha Weilert and Travis Marler performed as visitors enjoyed lunch and a chance to explore the farm.
Wonder and fascination with nature took wing Saturday as people of all ages, from mothers with babies to retired persons, came to the Kansas Wetlands Education Center north of Great Bend to lend a hand capturing tagging Monarch butterflies. But the late summer beauties failed to show once more in significant numbers, though a handful were caught over the course of the morning. Still, kids, had a great time catching other varieties, as well as abundant dragonflies and toads.
KANSAS CITY, MO - Michelle Annette Starkey passed away on Sept. 1, 2013, and is now home with our Lord. She was brought into the world by Hilda Starkey on Sept. 30, 1968. Michelle grew up in the small town of Ellinwood, and graduated in 1986 from EHS. She was currently in the Nursing Program at Brown Mackie College. She resided in Kansas City, Mo.
WICHITA - Judith Ann Hiss, was born on Sept. 22, 1944, in Louisville, Kent., and passed away on Sept. 11 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. She was the daughter of Warren G. and Lina M. (Higdon) Pitts, and was preceded in death by them.
KANSAS CITY, MO - Patricia L. Pierson, 62, died Sept 12 at her sister's home, Bel Aire. Born Jan. 3, 1951 at Lawrence, she was the daughter of Robert L. and Frances R. (Mills) Fanshier. On Dec. 14, 1974, she married Richard Pierson at Kansas City, Kans. They later divorced. She was a computer programmer for many years prior to starting her own company, Imaginative Designs. Mrs. Pierson was a Kansas City, Mo., resident since 1973 coming from Stafford County. She was a member of Kansas City Chiefs Redcoater, Power Chics Board of Directors, and Missouri Iowa Nebraska Kansas Women ...
HUDSON - Marcella Ann Minden, 78, died Sept. 12, at her home in Hudson. Born Sept. 2, 1935, in Oklahoma City, Okla., she was the daughter of A.O. and Mable E. Pierson Cossey. A resident of Hudson she was a retired secretary for B&W Pantex at Amarillo, Texas. On April 9, 1957, she married O.G. "Pete" Minden in Amarillo, Texas. He died in January 1996.