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 - The annual Fall City Clean Up Week in Hoisington will be Sept. 26 -30. Residents should place items on their front curb on the regular day of trash pickup.
HOISINGTON- As fall approaches, so is the Community Harvest of Wellness Fair. Clara Barton Hospital and Clinics, along with community partners and sponsors, will offer this event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 15 as a way to provide important health and wellness information, raise awareness of health care resources available locally, and to offer free health screenings and low cost blood screenings.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood School/Community Library has some new books. They are:
Tuesday, Sept. 20 Officers located a missing juvenile in the 500 block of W. 12th at 12:35 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19 An animal control officer responded to Main and 6th at 9:49 a.m. Officers assisted with a vehicle lockout in the 500 block of W. 6th at 11:55 a.m. Officers assisted with a vehicle lockout in the 1300 block of 130th Ave. at noon. Officers investigated a possible theft in the 400 block of Broadway ...
By Jim Misunas email@example.com STERLING - Several Barton County educators are scheduled to attend a Regional Centers for Disease Control HECAT/PECAT training Wednesday and Thursday at Sterling College. National trainers Aaron Beighle from the University of Kentucky and Jess Lawrence from Portland, Ore., will provide valuable information Wednesday and Thursday. The national assessment training manuals and the expenses for the national trainers was paid by a federal CDC D-Training grant. The trainers provide an evaluation ...
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by The Corner Bistro, 407 McKinley, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Nancy Sundahl with greeters Connie Oetken and Brett Middleton. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
GBHS JV wins another tourney SALINA - For the second straight weekend, the Great Bend High School junior varsity volleyball team captured first place in an invitational tournament. A week ago on Saturday, the Lady Panthers won the Scott City Invitational. On Saturday, stepped up their play at the Salina Central, winning four straight matches to improve to 13-5 on the season. Great Bend beat Wichita Campus, 25-17, 25-21; Concordia, 19-25, 25-18, 15-12; Salina Central, ...
NEW YORK (AP) - The Big East and Big 12 might join together in their fight for survival.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The season is over for Jamaal Charles. The All-Pro running back will go on injured reserve after tearing the ACL in his left knee, a person familiar with the injury told The Associated Press, leaving the winless Kansas City Chiefs without one of their best offensive players. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Chiefs do not disclose injury details. Charles, the NFL's second leading rusher last season, ...
GARDEN CITY - The Great Bend High School junior varsity football team, trailing 3-0 at halftime after Garden City kicked a 21-yard field goal as time expired in the first half, uncorked a second-half scoring explosion to knock out the Buffaloes for a 27-9 win on Monday night.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? California's unemployment rate jumped to 12 percent in August in statistics out Friday. However, jobs were added in motion picture and sound recording. The voters are so desperate for someone to listen to them that they're actually paying for studio time. President Obama told a North Carolina crowd Wednesday if they love him they must help him pass his jobs bill. The president's emotion was real. Obama ...
The Great Bend Recreation Commission, both recreation centers, City Auditorium and Cavanaugh Wellness Center will be closed today through Sunday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours will resume on Monday.
The saying, "A picture is worth 1000 words" is so true. In the case of my four month old grandson, we have a book started. Still nothing compares to actually holding, squeezing his chubby legs, or getting Bob to laugh out loud. As we enter the holiday season, families across the country hardly need a reminder that November 24th through the 30th is designated as National Family Week.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?