A Lyons man died Friday in a Rice County accident. Kansas Highway Patrol reports Boe E. Keesling, 32, left a disabled sport utility vehicle after hitting a deer, and was hit by another vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will look at tuition and fees for BCC and other Kansas community colleges during the October study session, set for 4 p.m. Thursday in the Seminar Room, F-30, in the Fine Arts Building.
The 81st Annual Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS) promises to be a big event this year, with 795 youth from 92 counties entering 1,817 animals. This is the largest number of livestock entered in 25 years. The total includes 148 market steers, 354 breeding heifers, 325 market hogs, 103 breeding gilts, 301 market lambs, 246 breeding ewes, 249 meat goats and 91 commercial doe kids. The statewide event will be held Sept. 20-23 at the Kansas Pavilions in Wichita.
Steve and Vickie Bayse will celebrate their 40th anniversary today. The couple was united in marriage on Oct. 6, 1973 at the Hoisington Bible Church. They have two daughters, Sheven and John Copp of Hoisington and Stacie and Shelby Stone of Great Bend; and nine grandchildren, Jacob Bayse, Jayme and Jaicie Bradley, Daphne Copp, Brayden Copp, Elliott Copp, all of Hoisington and Gentry Stone, Dylan Stone and Liam Stone, all of Great Bend.
Jaime Kuhlman and Ray Byers, both of Hoisington, were united in marriage in Great Bend on July 5, in a double-ring ceremony. Parents of the couple are James and Debbie Kuhlman and Steve and Karma Byers all of Great Bend. Grandparents of the bride are Don and Loretta Kuhlman of Great Bend and Hazel Krekel of Manhattan and the late Robert Krekel. Grandparents of the groom are Betty Byers and Richard and Jeanne Miller of Great Bend and the late Ray Byers, and Curtis and Jan Lohrding of Bella Vista, Ark.