Just when you are tempted to lose faith in the free enterprise system, there's a development like that affecting a cyber-terrorism website and you realize that there is still such a thing as economic justice.
"Nobody's sayin' you can't own a gun.
In just about every way possible, the American culture continues to tell young people that to (1) have fun, (2) be cool, (3)) act sophisticated, you need alcohol.
State officials say they are more ready to face severe winter weather than they have been in past years.
Well, they need to prosecute SOMEBODY!
There's an old observation that suggests women like to shop. Men like to buy. They don't want to look around, they just want to get it over with, which could be why so many men can explain "buyer's remorse."
Our grasp of the English language is faltering by the day.
Tomorrow night is the night, the official night.
Let's face it.
Amanda Knox is serving a 26-year prison term after she was convicted of murder and sexual assault in December. She has denied murdering Kercher, a 21-year-old Briton, and her appeal is set to begin Nov. 24. In the meantime, Knox has also been ordered by an Italian judge to stand trial on slander charges for claiming she was beaten by police when questioned in 2007 about her roommate's slaying.
There's nothing much lower than a person who would beat a dog.
Just about every day you can find it. The bad news coming out of Hollywood.
We live in a nation of laws, and so far police have not been able to show that Phillip Ray Greaves II, of Pueblo, Colo., has violated the law.
Fall at Lone Star Lake.
All sorts of historic documents will be brought out in recognition of Veterans Day, however it would be difficult to find one that is more appropriate than the one that was written by President Abraham Lincoln when he spoke at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Penn. on Nov. 19, 1863.
It's all about respect and simple courtesy - two traits which seem to be harder to find.
Kansas flags are to be flown at half-staff Friday, as they were Thursday, to honor three people shot to death at two Jewish sites in Overland Park.
Prevention is the best medicine.
They are words one doesn't often hear in the same sentence – local government, federal government, state government and cooperation. However, they were strung together during the Barton County Commission meeting Monday morning.
The third-annual Great Bend Farm and Ranch Expo closed Friday after another successful three-day run. The hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of attendees have gone and the Expo Complex is empty.
Requests for help – from people needing food, or cash to pay their rent or utilities – are on the rise in our community, and Great Bend is not alone. Locally, we know that our Barton County Emergency Aid Association and Food Bank, Catholic Social Service and others have seen an increase in requests.
Satanta High School freshman Anthony Crump walked to the front of Midian Shrine Temple in Wichita Saturday to receive a special honor.
The Great Bend City Council Monday night received some good economic development news when it learned that the Grand Island, Neb.,-based HeartlandAg wanted to open a new site just outside the city limits. The company has purchased in the neighborhood of 33 acres just north of the city limits on the west side of U.S. 281 to build a new commercial fertilizer equipment sales, parts and supply facility.
It's been four years since the 3i Show packed its tents and left Great Bend for the last time. The biannual event which alternated between Great Bend and Garden City drew throngs to town, and filled motels and restaurants.
Kansas loves the Second Amendment, as the Senate proved again this week when approving the "gun-rights bill," 34-2, and sending it to an equally receptive House.
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