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Getting in on the act

Great Bend High School presents a night of one-act plays Thursday night. The three plays include "Boy Meets Girl: A Young Love Story," "Lockdown," and "Dinner with the MacGuffins.""One-acts are a ...

January 13, 2015 | Veronica Coons | News

Hays High boys overwhelm Panthers

Great Bend's basketball team witnessed the future for Hays High Indians, and the future is very bright.Hays High junior Isaiah Nunnery made a splash with 23 points and four 3-pointers to ignite the...

January 13, 2015 | Jim Misunas | Prep Sports

Panther girls rally past Lady Indians

Great Bend's leading scorer Regan Unruh made the game's key play with an assist.The Panthers held a 37-36 lead on Hays High when Unruh found Carly Boyd for a crucial inside basket with 1:40 left."I...

January 13, 2015 | Jim Misunas | Prep Sports

No. 9 Jayhawks beat No. 24 Oklahoma State

LAWRENCE (AP) - Frank Mason III had 16 points and nine rebounds, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 14 points and ninth-ranked Kansas beat No. 24 Oklahoma State 67-57 on Tuesday night to remain perfect in the B...

January 13, 2015 | | AP Sports

Human trafficking is fastest-growing crime in the world, despite awareness

Even as federal officials are paying more attention to human trafficking, the crime remains the fastest-growing criminal activity in the world. The U.S. Department of Defense has increased employee...

January 13, 2015 | Lane Anderson, Deseret News | Trending Topics

Hard times for working-class America as midlevel jobs, marriage both hit decline

Andrew J. Cherlin believes the American working class - made up of those with a high school diploma but no college degree - is falling on very hard times - a complicated combination of lack of jobs...

January 13, 2015 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News | Trending Topics

Randi Zuckerberg, former Facebook executive, encourages us to unplug

It would seems logical to assume that those involved in the creation of social media would encourage its use as a way to stay connected and involved with others. But Randi Zuckerberg, the sister of...

January 13, 2015 | Kelsey Clark, Deseret News | Trending Topics

Can you recognize emotional abuse?

Question:My friend recently told me that the way my husband treats me is emotional abuse. We have been married for almost 30 years and the way we deal with each other seems pretty normal to me, but...

January 13, 2015 | Kim Giles, KSL | Trending Topics

Kenneth Ray Guthrie 1931 - 2015

Kenneth Ray Guthrie, 83, went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 12, 2015, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born Oct. 26, 1931, in Jennings, Okla., he was the son of James H. and Lillie Mae (Casey) G...

January 13, 2015 | | Obituaries

Deadline nearing for April election filing

There will be a host of school board, city council and other positions up for election on April 7, Barton County Election Officer Donna Zimmerman said. Registered voters in the involved districts m...

January 13, 2015 | Dale Hogg | News

'Genealogy Roadshow' enters second season on PBS

"Genealogy Roadshow" returns Jan. 13 for its second season on PBS, and it will feature a group of genealogy experts traveling to New Orleans, Philadelphia and St. Louis to help participants discove...

January 13, 2015 | Taylor Hintz Deseret News | Trending Topics

Too much freedom of speech?

Freedom of speech has intensified as a topic of discussion in the wake of the shooting on January 7 at the headquarters of the Paris-based satirical weekly, Charlie Hebdo. The assault, which claime...

January 13, 2015 | Travis Miller Deseret News | Trending Topics

Time is relative, and not just in physics

Albert Einstein was right; time is relative. He was not talking about relatives coming for a visit that seems to last forever. Instead, he said that as an object increases in speed, time slows down...

January 13, 2015 | Joseph Cramer, MD Deseret News | Trending Topics

Developers hope to boost Main Street

The massive retail building at 15th and Main in Great Bend was originally the Sears store. Then, it was divided and housed Dollar General, the Goodwill store and, among other things, the Christmas ...

January 13, 2015 | Dale Hogg | Business

Barton County Jail Log, Jan. 12, 2015

Booked Jan. 12Perry Figger, Stafford - Stafford County case for possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal trespass, probation violationMichael Wheeler, Great Bend - Serve sentenceJamie Bahr, Hoisi...

January 13, 2015 | | On the Record

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