The Barton County Landfill, located at 350 NE 30 Road northwest of Great Bend, has listed its final household hazardous waste collection dates for the year. The service runs on the third Saturdays of the month from April through October and is for residential customers only from Barton, Pawnee and Ellsworth counties.
The Grassroots Art Center, 213 S. Main, Lucas, will open its doors free of charge on Sept. 26, as part of Smithsonian magazine's 11th annual Museum Day Live! On this day only, participating museums across the United States open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day Live ticket. The ticket is available for download at Smithsonian.com/museumday. Visitors who present the ticket will gain free entrance for two for one day only. One ticket, per household, per email address is permitted.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the public water supply for the City of Paradise located in Russell County. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure due to a water main break. Inadequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.
Cecilia M. Schremmer, 91, of Great Bend, died Sept. 16, 2015, at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Oct. 26, 1923 at Odin, the daughter of Frank Joseph and Frances T. (Kessler) Ille.