HUTCHINSON - Stephen Joe "Steve" Bowman, 50, died Sept. 19, 2011, at Hospice House in Hutchinson.
Dale E. Carr Jr., 74, died Sept. 19, 2011, at Great Bend Regional Hospital.
GREAT BEND - Helen Mae Frees, 86, died Sept. 20, 2011, at Rehabilitation Center of Raymore in Raymore, Mo.
ENTERPRISE - Robert Leroy Reynolds, 47, of Enterprise, formerly of Great Bend, died Sept. 19, 2011, at Memorial Health Systems in Abilene.
Bob Parrish will present "Great Bend - The First Hundred Years. Fiction and Facts from Bob's Almanac," during the Barton County Historical Society meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Robert "Bob" Parrish was educated in Great Bend, graduating from the local high school. He is a veteran of World War II. After graduating from the University of Kansas, he returned home to enter in business. He owned and operated Parrish Motor Company ...
Detective Rick Popp from the Barton County Sheriff's Office will talk about crime prevention and safety at 1 p.m. Friday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host this free program. Popp will cover home safety, how to prevent break-ins, scams, identity theft, and safety while shopping and driving. For more information call the Recreation Commission office, 793-3755 ext. 2, or e-mail ...
Barton Community College's Performing Arts Departments have announced auditions for the college's spring musical, "L'il Abner," based on the book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank and the characters created by Al Capp. The auditions are set for 6:30 p.m. Nov. 28 and 29, in the Fine Arts Auditorium. College students and community members are invited to audition. The cast calls for a large number of principal and secondary roles ...
Great Bend High School wants its students to be successful. And to prove it, the administration and staff is offering one more way for that to happen. The Panther Enrichment Program started this week as a way to help all students succeed at their highest level, not just those who may be struggling. "We hope to help students achieve," said John Popp, GBHS assistant principal. "Whether that is from an F to a D or ...
Barton County Sheriff A non-injury accident that occurred three miles east of Albert on K-96 last Thursday was reported Monday. A vehicle hit a deer. A "use of force"case was taken after a disorderly conduct issue Monday morning at the jail. Criminal use of a financial card was reported Monday. Cole Archer, 18, and Jamie Stroud, 19, both of Great Bend, were injured in an all terrain vehicle accident at ...
Urgent care will be the featured topic when St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center personnel talk with visitors at this weekend's Big Bend Bike Rally at the Great Bend Expo Complex.
Farmers Bank to sponsor ice cream social Sept. 28 LARNED - Farmers Bank & Trust NA, 102 W. 6th St, Larned, will sponsor an Ice Cream Social for their Club 50 members and their guests at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28. Everyone is welcome to stop by. Larned USD 495 calendar Wednesday - LHS Stuco, 7:30 a.m.; See you at the Pole, 7:30 a.m.; TAC Seminar; School dismissed, 1 p.m.; Faculty meeting, 3:20 p.m. Thursday ...
GREAT BEND - Ryan Joseph Bealer, 21, died Sept. 20, 2011 at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center, Topeka.
TOPEKA - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment along with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend consumers and especially persons at high risk for listeriosis to not eat cantaloupes marketed from Jensen Farms in the Rocky Ford region of Colorado due to a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause serious illness.
BUSHTON -The Central Plains Middle School in Bushton Renaissance Council was selected during the first week of school. The Renaissance program emphasis academics and positive interactions.
Hoisington NHS inducts new members
HOISINGTON - Sonja Dee Ritter, 49, died Nov. 21, 2013, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. She was born May 4, 1964, at Larned, the daughter of Raymond Lee and Patricia J. (Freeburg) Hanken.
Lending an ear to a person takes on a new meaning when it is part of the E.A.R.S. program. "Everyone Able to Read through Sharing," is a program that was created over 10 years ago through the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
Last week, when Bill Clinton said President Obama should allow people to keep their health-insurance coverage - an early attempt to distance Hillary and himself from ObamaCare - I began to worry that the Clintons may be serious about another run at the White House.
"The holiday turkey sure looks grand this year," Dick Cheney said. "Why don't we go around the table and say what we're thankful for?"