Sigma Alpha Lambda announces that Miles Van Jackson of Great Bend has recently become recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at the Mississippi State University. Sigma Alpha Lambda is a national leadership and honors organization dedicated to promoting and rewarding academic achievement and providing members with opportunities for community service, personal development, and lifelong professional fulfillment.
Monday Santa Are We Ready - 7:30 p.m., Meeting Room Tuesday Bowling - 4 p.m., Walnut Bowl Wednesday Christmas Cards - 7:30 p.m., Meeting Room Friday Christmas Dance - 7 p.m., Activity Center
Monday Kansas Quackers - 1 p.m., Senior Center Tuesday Coffee and Doughnuts - 8:30 a.m., Senior Center Pinochle - 1 p.m., Senior Center Angel Pin - 1:15 p.m., High Rise Wednesday Pitch - 7 p.m., Senior Center Thursday Dominoes - 1 p.m., Senior Center Ice Cream Social - 3 p.m., Senior Center Friday Scams - 1 p.m., Senior Center Bridge - 1 p.m. Recreation Center Bingo - 1:30 p.m., High Rise
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
The following meals will be served Dec. 13 through Dec. 17. The secondary schools also have available daily: Main dish second choices, chef's salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.
New Fiction: Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins; Crescent Dawn, Clive Cussler; The Shooting In The Shop, Simon Brett; The Last Matryoshka, Joyce Yarrow; The Blue Hackle, Lillian Carl; Death At An Early Age, Kinley Roby; Riders Of Deseret, Dane Coolidge; My Occasional Torment, Bee Robb; Guns Of Thunder, Lauran Paine Non Fiction: Cooking Light Annual Recipes New Cd's: Crescent Dawn, Clive Cussler; Personal Injuries, Scott Turow New To Us Vhs's: Jack Frost; One Hundred And One Dalmatians; ...
Great Bend native Heather Stos has accepted membership in Golden Key International Honour Society and was honored during a recent new member recognition event at Kansas State University.
League of Women Voters of Great Bend will hold the monthly meeting at noon on Tuesday at The Club at Stone Ridge. Lunch will be from the menu. The program will be provided by Mary Miles, Executive Director of the Heart of Kansas Medical Clinic. She will be speaking on the effect of budget cuts on the services provided for people in need. The luncheon is informal and time will be allowed for discussion from the floor The public is invited to attend the meeting and ask questions.
LAST FARM SPRAYER SCHOOL FOR A LONG TIME On Wednesday, Jan. 5, Dr. Bob Wolf from K-State Ag Engineering will be here to conduct a sprayer school at the old 4-H Grounds north of Great Bend on Highway 281. We will be in the big 4-H building with plenty of heat. Dr. Wolf is retiring soon, so this maybe the last sprayer event that we have for a long time. Bob will talk about various ...
A roast pig benefit dinner for Robert Yarmer, who is recovering in Denver from a farm accident, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 19 at the Knights of Columbus in Olmitz. Free will donations will be taken or can be mailed to the Community Bank, 112 Main, Otis, Ks., 67565.
Sunday Cheyenne Stamp Club - 2:30 p.m. North Main Pizza Hut Monday Great Bend Optimist - noon at the Highland Hotel North Heritage Room Great Bend Rotary Club - noon at the Highland Hotel South Heritage Room Evening Quilt Guild - 6:30 p.m. CPI Annex, 1809 24th. Informational meeting Homemakers Unlimited FCE - 7:30 p.m. Hostess-Grace Anderson. Christmas party PEO Chapter HR - 7 p.m. at the home of ArNell Briel. Co-host-Linda Reschke. Program-Crystal Cross ...
Llecenia and Luis Reza were united in marriage on Nov. 23 in a single ring ceremony at the Barton County Courthouse. Mother of the bride is Wendy Solberg. Parents of the groom are Jose Gerardo Peza and Adriana Martinez. The bride was given in marriage by her mother.
Tracey and Kelly Hoffman and Bill and Tami Miller, all of Claflin, announce the engagement of their children, Nicole Hoffman and Colby Miller.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 3111 met at 7 p.m. on Nov. 30 at the Post home. Debra J. Davis was accepted into membership. The charter was draped in memory of Auxiliary members Delores Waggoner and Ann Edwards. The following donations were made: $100 to each of the following, V.A. Hospitals in Leavenworth, Topeka, Wichita, Winfield and Fort Dodge soldiers Home for Christmas; Hungry Heart Soup Kitchen, $100 to help with Christmas dinner; and "Military ...
"Say, did I ever tell you the story about…?" And so would begin another exciting story as told by Bill VanSkike. At times there may have been a group of 10 or 12 people gathered around but it seemed Bill was just as content to have even one person listening to his story.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Branden Albert is hurt, so is Jon Asamoah, and the No. 1 overall pick in last April's draft has gone through a painful series of growing pains this season.
STILLWATER, Okla. - For long stretches, it was more of a mismatch than a heated rivalry when perennial powerhouse Oklahoma faced its cross-state foes at Oklahoma State.
HAYS - It's always nice to start things off with a win.
HAYS - Great Bend High School's girls' basketball team led throughout the first half against Colby on Thursday afternoon during the Hays City Shoot-out.
MANHATTAN - Marcus Foster and Thomas Gipson scored 15 points each to lead Kansas State, and Marshall Henderson's go-ahead 3-point try with 2 seconds left missed everything, allowing the Wildcats to hang on for a 61-58 victory over Mississippi Thursday night.
It was a game that got everyone involved.
Joel Alcala-Reyes, driving while suspended/revoked, $326
HUTCHINSON - C. Jo Daniel, 76, died Dec. 2, at her home in Hutchinson. Born Sept. 16, 1937, in Wilson County, she was the daughter of Joseph Henry and Mildred Alice (Ransopher) Allen. She graduated from Chanute High School. She retired as a retail clerk.
HUDSON - Alvin Albert Brensing, 97, died Dec. 3 at Thorn Care Center Wesley Towers, Hutchinson. He was born Nov. 14, 1916 on a farm northwest of Hudson in Stafford County. He was the son of Edward and Dena (Mindrup) Brensing, the youngest of their children. He started school at Clarksburg Country School going on to attend and graduate from Hudson High School in 1934. After high school graduation he attended Salt City Business College, ...
LARNED - Janet Y. Murphy, 66, died Dec. 5 at the Pawnee Valley Community Hospital in Larned. Born Nov. 24, 1947, in Compton, Calif., she was the daughter of Hubert and Lu Disney Hanes. On Sept. 9, 1967, she married Robert R. Smyth at Winfield. He died Dec. 5, 1992. On Nov. 27, 1993, she married Melvin M. Murphy Jr. at Larned. He survives. A longtime area resident, she was a program technician at the FSA office in Larned.
Ruth E. (Beardsley) Parker, 86, of Great Bend, and formerly of New York, N.Y., passed away on Sunday morning, Dec. 1, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born April 26, 1927, in Auburn, N.Y., she was the daughter of Theodore R. and Ruth E. (Burden) Beardsley. On Aug. 12, 1953, she was united in marriage to Donald H. Parker at Skaneateles, N.Y. The couple made their home in Syracuse, N.Y. Prior to her retirement she became ...
David Nichols, 30, of Hoisington was seriously injured Wednesday in a rollover accident on West K-4 near NW 100 Ave. According to the Barton County Sheriff's Office, Nichols was driving a Ford F-250 truck that slid on a patch of ice around 6:26 a.m. The truck slid into the ditch and rolled, ejecting the driver.
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HOISINGTON - What does family mean? What does a member do if one of them is hurting or needs help? That is what the Hoisington High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America were faced with when they heard the news that high school staff member, Amanda Brack's son, Austin has a rare disease called Stevens – Johnson Syndrome. With all of today's technology, it didn't take them long to determine a plan had ...
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood High School cross country coach Lyles Lashley has been named to the 2013 2A boys Kansas Cross Country and Track and Field Coaches Association's "Coach of the Year."