HUTCHINSON - It was quite a run to the end of the season, but that end finally came on Monday afternoon for the Barton Community College volleyball team, as they found their legs late in the season and kept that going all the way to the NJCAA Region VI semifinals where Barton suddenly fell apart halfway through the match.
November 11, 2013|
By Mike Marzolf
Special to the Tribune
DUNDEE - Byron Keith Nelson, 74, died Nov. 10 at his home. Born April 8, 1939, in Clay Center, he was the son of Raymond Emanuel and Nina Irene (Fritz) Nelson. He was raised in Cleburne, Olsburg and Alta Vista areas, graduating from Alta Vista High School. He attended Kansas State University, studying biology and wildlife management. On Sept. 11, 1960, he married Carolyn Parsons in White city. She survives. A Great Bend resident since 1970, coming from Lawrence, he and his wife owned and operated the family business, Schendel Pest Control, from 1970 until they sold the business in 2008.
DeleteCHICAGO, Ill. - Gregory Daniel was born in Great Bend on June 25, 1965. He passed away Oct. 28, in Chicago, Ill. Gregory was a loving, caring person with a giving heart. He was a dedicated, loyal employee of Polo Ralph Lauren. He was impeccably dressed and loved to dress others. He loved to sing and could often be heard belting out a tune in the freight elevators of Ralph Lauren. Gregory was known for having a very close relationship with his clients, and always went out of his way to show his loyalty. He loved his family and had a ...
Melvin V. Keil, 92, died Nov. 10 at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. Born Aug. 9, 1921 in Rush County, he was the son of Siegmund and Ernestine Karoline (Becker) Keil. On May 5, 1951, he married Elizabeth Jane Parish in Great Bend. She died on June 10, 2012. A resident of Great Bend since 1942, coming from Rush County, he was a heavy equipment operator, working for Knupp Construction and Nichol Construction.
HAYS - Doris Arlene Karst, 87, died Nov. 10, at the Hays Medical Center. Born on Sept. 16, 1926, in rural Barton County, she was the daughter of Emanuel and Martha (Steinert) Ochs. On May 26, 1946, she married Albert Karst in Milberger. She received her teaching certificate at Fort Hays Teacher's College and taught school at Milberger, for two years. She received her LPN diploma in 1975 from Fort Hays State University. Her nursing career spanned over 30 years. She worked at Hadley Regional Medical Center, served as a private duty nurse, worked at the Sterling House and retired ...
When colder weather sets in, some people abandon their outdoor fitness routines for the comfort of indoor gyms and home exercise equipment. However, walking in the winter and even jogging, when practical, are not limited to the warmer months of the year. Outdoor conditions can be a bit treacherous, so safety and common sense should always prevail.
It's been more than two years. For some reason, I had set this impossible standard that my body should be back to "normal" within a few months of giving birth. So when my first child was born in August 2011, the clock was ticking. I'm not sure where two years went, but as his second birthday approached I had an epiphany. My health is in my own hands, and what I was doing wasn't working. (What I was doing was nothing.) I hadn't joined a gym and I hadn't changed my diet. I know it ...
November 11, 2013|