INDIANAPOLIS - Paul George scored 31 of his 37 points in the second half Wednesday night and almost single-handedly kept the Indiana Pacers alive in the Eastern Conference finals with a 93-90 victory over the Miami Heat.
"Mad Science" will be part of the summer entertainment during the Great Bend Library's Summer Reading Program. Members of the Mad Science franchise from Kansas City, Kan., will do demonstrations at 2 and 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 2, at the library, 1409 Williams St.
OGALLAH - James Lee Patterson, 62, died May 26, 2014 at his home in Ogallah. Born Jan. 11, 1952 in Hoisington, he was the son of Junior and Betty (Phillips) Patterson. A resident of Ogallah for 10 years, coming from Great Bend, he was a roughneck for various oil companies and a CMA for nursing homes.
RUSSELL - Vernon Edward Morgenstern, 89, died May 24, 2014 at Deseret Heath Care in Kensington. Born June 12, 1924, in Barton County, he was the son of Edward and Minnie (Boxberger) Morgenstern. He grew up in the Galatia area and graduated from Russell High School in 1942. He was drafted into the Army Air Corp and was honorably discharged in 1946. On July 17, 1948, he was united in marriage to Mary Lou Keener. He had a long career in aviation and was a contract Pipeline Pilot for 53 years and flew for numerous oil and gas pipeline companies including ...
Great Bend resident Derrick Pitzer is making the most of his young adult life. He has not allowed his lifelong developmental disability to curb his ambitions. To overcome everyday challenges, he has had to work extra hard in the classroom and in the workforce to advance his progress.
Great Bend's Wetlands aquatic center is open daily, but Family Swim Nights do not start until Tuesday, June 3. This popular attraction is a great way to get the family in to swim after work hours and get a discounted rate, City Parks Director Terry Hoff said. Admission on Family Swim Nights is $2 per person and this takes place every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.