INDEPENDENCE - The Barton Community College men's golf team began the 2013 season on Monday, capturing three out of the top four places at the Dave Dennis Low Ball Tournament held at the Independence Country Club.
Bonnie Leora Evitt, 87, died Aug. 27, 2013, at Sunshine Meadows Nursing Home, Buhler. She was born Jan. 31, 1926, in Joplin, Mo. to Clarence and Verda Jeanette Webster Shelton. She was a machinist at Cessna.
Individuals who have the basics of the popular spreadsheet software Microsoft Excel down can take that knowledge to the next level through Barton Community College's Advanced Excel Workshop, from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesdays, Sept. 18 through Oct. 23 at the Center For Adult Education, 1025 Main St., Great Bend.
Barton Community College and the Center for Adult Education will be closed and there will be no classes in observance of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2. Offices will reopen and classes will resume on Tuesday.
TOPEKA – Extreme drought conditions continue for western Kansas while central and eastern counties see improvement. This has led Governor Sam Brownback to update the Drought Declaration for Kansas counties with an Executive Order 13-02 today. For the first time since July 2012 conditions have improved enough to remove or decrease the emergency drought status for some Kansas counties.