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Alvin August Haberman 1940 - 2017

Alvin August Haberman, 77, died Sept. 22, 2017, at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born May 19, 1940, in Great Bend, the son of Alexander John and Augusta J. (Koriel) Haberman. On May 28, 1960, he married Janet Kay Sprouse at St. Rose Catholic Church, Great Bend. She died in a c

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 17:26:00

Friends and Acquaintances Art Festival

Local artists' work will be on display at the Shafer Gallery as part of the Barton County Arts Council Friends and Acquaintances Art Festival from Sept. 29 through Nov. 4. There will be an opening night reception at 6 p.m. Friday at the gallery, located in the Fine Arts Building at Barton Community

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 19:21:00

Connie Lois (Streeter) Sickbert 1935 - 2017

WICHITA - Connie Lois (Streeter) Sickbert was born April 1935 in Dodge City, Kansas, to James and Marguerite Streeter. She passed on to the Lord September 2017 in Wichita. She married James Sickbert January 22, 1955 and became a classic homemaker, cooking, painting and sewing while helping raise th

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 23:32:00

Aleen Elizabeth Eichman 1922 - 2017

HOISINGTON - Aleen Elizabeth Eichman, 95, died Sept. 13, 2017, at her home in El Dorado. She was born May 2, 1922, on the farm near Hoisington, Kansas, the daughter of Ray and Louise (Deutsch) Ochs. On Aug. 3, 1942, she married Henry "Ed" Eichman in Las Vegas, Nevada. Once they were married, Aleen

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 23:17:00

Commission to hold Monday morning meeting

The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes the investment of the county's idle funds, and the purchase of a pickup and track loader for the Road and Bridge Department. The Barton County Commission will meet at

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 17:01:00

Connie Jean Grossardt 1955 - 2017

CLAFLIN - Connie Jean Grossardt, 61, died Sept. 20, 2017, at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita. She was born Nov. 10, 1955, at Great Bend, the daughter of Malvern P. and Evelyn E. (Burhenn) Schartz. She married Roger W. Grossardt July 23, 1976, at Claflin. A lifetime Barton Co

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 21:25:00

Sign show support for Dade Cannon

Some of the blue signs showing support for Great Bend Police Chief Cliff Couch are finding a new purpose - to welcome home 13-year-old Dade Cannon and to encourage him as he continues his battle with cancer. Dade returned to Great Bend this week after being at the National Institute of Health in Bet

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 04:40:00

Possible injury in Pawnee County crash

Kathy R. Tankersley, 53, Larned, was taken to Pawnee Valley Community Hospital in Larned Saturday after a two-vehicle crash in Pawnee County. Kansas Highway Patrol reports a semitrailer and the car driven by Tankersley were both westbound on K-156 about 10 miles west of Larned at 10:10 a.m. Tankersl

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 04:46:00

Mentors needed for Disability Mentoring Day in Hutch

Mentors are needed to participate in the Oct. 18 Disability Mentoring Day in Hutchinson. Approximately 130 high school youths drawn from schools throughout Reno County as well as from Sterling High School in Rice County, have signed up to learn about an occupation or workplace. The day starts with a

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2017-09-22 21:45:23

3 charged with murder after Durham woman dies in shooting

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Three Durham men are now charged in the Friday night shooting death of a 36-year-old woman in Durham, police say.CLICK TO VIEW MUGSHOTS AND SCENE PHOTOS The shooting happened at 9:45 p.m. at 100 East Umstead Street, police said. A woman was shot in the head in a drive-by shooti

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-23 17:01:04

3 women kidnapped at gunpoint, forced to withdraw cash, Durham police say

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Three women told Durham police they were forced into a car at gunpoint and then forced to withdraw cash from different locations across the city, officials said. Police would only say the incident occurred "earlier this week" but confirmed the women were walking along the 2000

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-22 21:11:55

Witness: Woman tried to stop suspect before fatal Durham crash

Durham, N.C. - A man who witnessed the aftermath of the first of two crashes in Durham Thursday night said a woman ran after the suspect and tried to stop him from continuing on his path of destruction. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol laid out the driver's path like this: At about 9 p.m., a

WRAL - 2017-09-22 17:08:00

Three patrol cars damaged after Durham chase

Durham, N.C. - No injuries were reported after a Thursday afternoon chase downed a light pole and damaged Durham County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicles. Authorities said deputies were attempting to serve an arrest warrant when a suspect failed to stop and fled in their vehicle. Deputies chased the

WRAL - 2017-09-21 21:02:59

Durham woman wanted in Myrtle Beach robberies accused in officer shooting

A Durham woman wanted in two Myrtle Beach robberies has been arrested after she was involved in a shooting incident with a Virginia state trooper, police said. Karisa Shyanne Daniels, 23, of Durham is being held in Virginia on the charges of two counts of armed robbery, two counts of kidnapping and

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-09-22 21:55:00

Man fleeing Durham wreck slams into second car, killing self and leaving woman in critical condition

(Derrick Lewis/CBS North Carolina) DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - A man fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run accident along U.S. Route 70 in Durham ran into a second car, killing himself and sending a mother to the hospital in critical condition, the State Highway Patrol said. The first crash happened about

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-22 02:42:04

Beats n Bars is ready to grow but wants to keep that hometown Durham feeling

If you're interested in seeing the best hip-hop the Triangle has to offer, may we suggest heading to downtown Durham this weekend for the second annual Beats n Bars Festival? "We created it to be a space to have a main stage for hip-hop in North Carolina," says founder/CEO Crystal Taylor. "And we w

HERALDSUN.COM - 2017-09-22 14:21:00

Police evacuate Durham city hall due to suspicious envelope

Durham County, N.C. - Durham officials evacuated the second floor of city hall on Friday morning after a suspicious package was found. The second floor was evacuated around 10 a.m., according to a tweet from the Durham Police Department, but police did not believe anyone was in danger. The building

WRAL - 2017-09-22 14:17:00

Durham's virtual-reality arcade gives gamers a new way to look at fun

Durham, N.C. - Video gaming is a popular pasttime, but the future of gaming is still uncertain. A business in Durham, though, thinks it's onto something with a new kind of arcade. William Galloway's birthday party is venturing into the new kind of game. Galloway and his friends got together at Augme

WRAL - 2017-09-22 16:19:00

Durham police searching for stolen crane

(Durham Police Department) DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Police are searching for a crane stolen this week from an east Durham construction site. The truck crane, a 2007 Sterling model worth about $100,000, was last seen in the 1100 block of Rosedale Creek Drive, authorities said. That was about 6 p.m. Mo

WNCN.COM - 2017-09-21 19:46:57

Two Durham schools on shortlist for NC's Innovative School District despite asking to be excluded

Raleigh, N.C. - Two Durham County schools are on the state's shortlist of low-performing schools being considered for North Carolina's new Innovative School District, despite Durham school leaders' requests to be excluded from the program. The ISD, formerly known as the Achievement School District,

WRAL - 2017-09-22 21:25:00