Mike and Christi Madden of Derby announce the birth of their daughter, Brenna Marie Madden on Aug. 4. She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz. and was 20 1/2 in. long. She is welcomed by her big brothers Devin, age 8, Carter, age 6, and Brexton, 18 months.
Matt and Jennifer Gilmore of Pittsburg announce the birth of their daughter Mariella Lucille Gilmore on Aug. 11 at Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Pittsburg. She weighed 5 lbs 15.9 oz and was 18 inches long.
Max and Debbie (Dolechek) Folk of Anchorage, Alaska announce the birth of their daughter, Kendall Marie Folk on Aug. 7, at Providence Alaska Medical Center. She weighed 8 lb. 4 oz. She is welcomed by her big sister, Lakin.
Bob and Roxana Hale of Edmond, Okla announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayci Anne Hale, to Steffan Alan Bynum, son of Bob and Gayla Bynum of Newcastle, Okla. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dick and Ramona Dunlap of Great Bend.
Lauren Sturn and Nathan Spare were united in marriage on Aug. 7 at Grace Community Church in Great Bend in a double ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Matthew Lantz of Tyler, Texas. The bride is the daughter of John and Tammy Sturn of Ellinwood. The groom is the son of Marlyn and Kathie Spare of St. John.
Sara Beth Schlabach of Hanover, and Kevin Andrew Hoff of Great Bend, were united in marriage on June 26 at St. John Catholic Church with Father David Metz officiating. Parents of the couple are Darrell and Debra Schlabach of Hanover, and Terry and Mary Katherine Hoff of Great Bend. Grandparents are Wilhelmina Johnson of Hanover and the late Harold Johnson, the late Howard and Delores Schlabach, Alice Chaffee of Pharr, Texas and the late James ...
The WELCA group of the Hope Lutheran Church in Rush Center will hold their annual Bazaar on Nov. 5. Lunch will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. with an auction to begin at 7 p.m. conducted by auctioneer Jason Dellett. Items offered at the auction include hand quilted quilts ranging from baby size to queen size, tea towels, pillowcases, hand crafted items and baked goods of all sorts.
Principal's Honor Roll 8th Grade: Gabby Batt, Natasha Bieker, Peyton Burkhart, Samantha Croft, Justin Denney, Paul Flores, Morgan Francis, Anna Frizell, Daniella Gabrieli-Vasquez, Mindy Harp, Grant Harris, Jenna Hertel, Maycie Hestand, Taylor Hofeling, Adam Jacobs, Kelsie Keener, Kelci Keyse, Dykota Knorr, Lindsay Leuenberger, Darian Mayhugh, Morgan McIntosh, Hunter Middleton, Alex Morgan, Sarah Niederee, Stevee Nily, Tyler Nuss, Allison Peak, Michelle Rooney, Abigail Rose, Dakota Sanders, Kameko Schultz, Kiersten Sinclair, Mariah Stein, Karah Stewart, Blake Sullivan, ...
The following meals will be served Oct. 25 through Oct. 29. 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.
Senior Friendship Meal 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. Choice of means you have the choice of entree but you have to sign up ahead of time for choice. Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are not included in suggested contribution for meal. For those 60 years and over, ...
Monday Birthday and Anniversaries - noon, Senior Center Medicare Update - 1 p.m. Tuesday Coffee and Doughnuts - 8:30 a.m., Senior Center Wednesday Tree Diseases and Insects - noon, Great Bend Recreation Center Activity Center Pitch - 7 p.m., Senior Center Thursday Senior Advisory Council - 9:30 a.m., Senior Center Dominoes - 1 p.m. at the Senior Center Legal Aid - 1 p.m., Senior Center Friday Bridge - 1 p.m. Recreation Center Bingo - 1:30 p.m., ...
Monday REACH - 6:15 p.m., St. Pats, supper Tuesday Bowling - 4 p.m., Walnut Bowl Wednesday Lite and Lively - 6:30 p.m., Burnside Room Drawing - 7:30 p.m., Meeting Room
Kimberly Williams, Professor of Horticulture, was introduced as Kansas State University Coffman Chair for University Distinguished Teaching Scholars for the 2010-2011 academic year at the College of Agriculture graduation ceremony on May 15. Williams will spend the
A-B Honor Roll Seniors: Michael Abbott, Tory Arnberger, Andrew Baker, Ashley Boeger, Ryan Bretches, Shira Brown, Logan Buehler, Louis Burley, Carmen Carranza, Maria Carrasco, Felicity Chism, Sara Cruse, Jacob Delgado, Steven DeVorss, Ana Karen Dominguez, Morgan Duvall, Elizabeth Escobedo, Chasity Farr, Johanna Garcia, Austin Habash, Sam Hafner, Abigail Hammeke, Jamie Hatfield, Summer Hoss, Scott Johnson, Sherri Kober, Sarah Lear, Kalie LeShore, Chelsea Leuenberger, Kevin H Manase, Karina Mata, Randi McAfee, Marcella McCluskey, David Monceaux, Austin ...
The 2010 Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (KFAC) Annual Meeting will be held on Thurs., Nov. 18 in Wichita. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Kansas Agri Business Expo at the Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center.
HUTCHINSON – In the Prairie Nutcracker, 1869 Kansas' dances to life in this new century twist on the traditional ballet. Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker music remains, masterfully adapted by Boston composer, Rick Kuethe, a native of Omaha, Neb. Prairie Nutcracker is a biennial event held on the second weekend in December, odd numbered years, and is produced by Prairie Nutcracker Foundation Inc.
The Prairie Nutcracker will return for its 10th season at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 13 and 14, and at 3 p.m. on Dec. 15, at Hutchinson's Historic Fox Theatre, 18 East 1st.
A hundred years ago, business tycoon Samuel Insull consolidated smaller utility companies to form the behemoth (albeit public charity-sounding) Commonwealth Edison. Because of the infrastructure needed to provide energy to an increasingly power-hunger public, Insull and others argued that Commonwealth Edison was a natural monopoly; inherently one company had to dominate the market. This battle cry enabled a mere 10 utility systems to control three-quarters of the nation's electricity business by the time FDR was ...
What compromises must we make when it comes to our security on the one hand, and our privacy on the other? Personally, I'm far less concerned about being tracked by the National Security Agency than I am about being monitored by, say, Google.
The Barton Community College men's basketball team routed Hesston on Monday night at Kirkman Activity Center 98-69.
The Barton Community College women's basketball team closed out the 2013 portion of their season right.
VALLEY CENTER - The Great Bend High School wrestling team opened the season on Saturday, finishing fifth at the Valley Center Duals Tournament.
OSBORNE - The Hoisington High School wrestling team went to the Osborne Invitational as defending tournament champions.
Bryce Petty had to wait behind a Heisman Trophy winner and then another record-setting quarterback for his turn at Baylor.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Kansas State is headed back to the desert, this time to face Michigan in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl.
RUSSELL - It took more than four quarters, but Russell High School's girls' basketball team put Ellinwood away in overtime.
RUSSELL - Ellinwood High School's boys' basketball team took an early lead and held on to beat Russell 54-41 on Friday night.