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A worthy centerpiece

Kilby statues show vision

Downtown Great Bend changed forever Saturday night, a change that will be seen in broad daylight as well as when the sun sets.
The 12-year voyage that was the effort to bring the Jack Kilby statues to the community ended in the lighting ceremony. The spotlights slowly came up and cast their subtile, stage-like glow on the three massive looming bronzes. It was truly a sight to behold.
Great Bend can be proud of this new centerpiece. I honors a great man with ties to our community. Kilby, a Great Bend High School grad, helped make the world-changing microchip a ...

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