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Vanderbilt draft pick has local ties

BY JIM MISUNAS NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt shortstop Connor Kaiser, a third-round draft choice by the Pittsburgh Pirates, has local ties. Kaiser was the 86th-pick, guaranteed a contract in ...

June 09, 2018 | Jim Misunas | Prep Sports

Corbett named AHF Parade grand marshal

ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood's 2018 After Harvest Festival Parade theme this year will be "Celebrating people, petroleum, and progress," according to Rosie Joiner, member of the Ellinwood Rotary Club, wh...

June 09, 2018 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Great Bend Chiefs split with Nickerson

BY JIM MISUNAS jmisunas@gbtribune.com NICKERSON – When Great Bend reliever Alex Schremmer struggled, closer Brice Kaiser was ready the save the day. Kaiser preserved a 7-5 Legion baseb...

June 09, 2018 | Jim Misunas | Prep Sports

Great Bend Chiefs open at Ottawa

OTTAWA - The 2018 Great Bend Legion Chiefs open their baseball schedule with four games at the Ottawa Tournament. The Chiefs 19-and-under team plays Ottawa and the Kansas Senators Saturday and Sali...

June 09, 2018 | Jim Misunas | Prep Sports

OTR for June 9, 2018

Great Bend Fire/EMSFirefighters made three ambulance runs on Thursday. There were no fires. Great Bend PoliceTheft was reported at 5528 Eisenhower. Barton County JailBooked June 7James C Skinner ...

June 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | On the Record

Special gift for a special man

Its takes a special kind of someone to help pay tribute to someone's hard work of taking care of a family over the years and that is what two brothers along with the help of so many more did for th...

June 09, 2018 | Russ Edem | Local Life

Great Bend youth has behind-the-scenes fun

Getting a look behind the scenes is an exciting way to see how things work, and this is exactly what some Great Bend youngsters got to do on Friday during the Youth Academy classes."This is such a ...

June 09, 2018 | Russ Edem | Local News

A special day

Friday was a special day in Great Bend for many people as the Barton County Relay For Life Event got underway at Veterans Memorial Park. This day is to honor everyone that has been touched by cance...

June 09, 2018 | Russ Edem | Local News

Judy Kay Anderson 1950 - 2018

TOPEKA – Judy Kay Anderson, 67, died on June 6, 2018 at Rolling Hills Health and Rehab, Topeka, Kansas. She was born in Great Bend, Kansas, on June 28, 1950, to Floyd Lewis, Jr., and Darlene ...

June 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries

Senate Cancels August Recess

June 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Editorial Cartoons

Bush Sr. reminisces about his College World Series days

For the next three weeks, baseball fans will have a chance to see the game played the way it should be. The NCAA's best college nines, well-schooled in fundamental baseball, will display their tale...

June 09, 2018 | Joe Guzzardi | Columnists

‘Grease’ turns 40! Peachy keen, jellybean!

For your least-favorite local eatery, the headline "Grease Turns 40" might elicit chuckles of "I TOLD you those bribes to the health inspector would pay off. But for cinema fans, it means the top-g...

June 09, 2018 | Danny Tyree | Columnists

Pafford elected as a city mayor at Boys State of Kansas

MANHATTAN – Thirty delegates at the American Legion Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy have been elected mayor of their respective Kansas Boys State city. They were sworn in during a cer...

June 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education

Great Bend High School honor roll released

Below are the fourth-quarter honor rolls for Great Bend High School: All A Honor RollSeniors: Kerby Depenbusch, Camryn L. Dunekack, Baleigh Fry, Annie M. Mills, Kaitlyn M. Moos, Lindsey M. Newman, ...

June 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education

GBCF My Hometown Scholarship has successful debut; winners announced

"It was a first for the Golden Belt Community Foundation but it appears it won't be the last. The debut of the My Hometown Scholarship Contest was a great success and the GBCF plans to offer it aga...

June 09, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education

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