The public presentation of the Barton County bike/pedestrian master plan, scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 2, at Kansas Wetlands Education Center, has been canceled to due forecasted inclement weather. The plan will soon be available on the Golden Belt Community Foundation website at goldenbeltcf.org.
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes a recognition of Sheriff's Office Detective Sgt. Dave Paden, a discussion of the proposed Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning for portions of Cow Creek and a cereal-malt beverage licence for Mo's Place in Beaver.
From Feb. 4-28, Kansas residents have a special opportunity to view Shakespeare's First Folio at Kansas State University. The book that will be on display at the university's Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art is one of the few remaining out of the 750 books of his plays that friends of the Bard had published in 1623 London.
February is all about the Bard at Kansas State University as "First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare" makes its only stop in Kansas for a month of activities celebrating the famous work and marking the 400th anniversary of the man often called the world's greatest writer.