The Barton County Sheriff's office in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will be host a Hunter safety class at the Sheriff's Office, 1416 Kansas Ave. on Oct. 26 and 27.
Barton County Extension Agent Donna Krug will present "What's in a Snack" at noon Wednesday at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St., and 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 at the Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. This Stop 'N Learn session is hosted by the Great Bend Recreation Commission.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School debaters Shannon Manka and Brandy Bodine went 3-1 and placed fourth out of 18 teams and received medals recently at the Central Kansas League Debate Tournament held at Sterling College. They defeated teams from Halstead, Kingman, and Pratt. They lost to a Nickerson team.
USD 428 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday at the District Education Office, 201 Patton Road. Items on the agenda include approval of GBHS Panther Booster Club donation of WAC and state championship banners in the high school gymnasium, GBHS Instrumental Music student trip to Kansas City in March, notification of Title VI B and Early Childhood Flow-Through budget application, Master's Degree one-time payments, approval of supplemental salary recommendation for 7th grade sports coaches, KASB delegate assembly, building school improvement plan snapshots, schedule of curriculum day, technology committee update, state assessments, project update on ...
Shirley Endlsey of Great Bend recently returned from Topeka where she participated in the 30th Annual Kansas Silver Haired Legislature as a Delegate from Barton County. The organization, established by the Kansas Legislature, consists of individuals, aged 60 and older, elected by their peers to develop bills and resolutions that are of interest to Kansas Seniors and their families.
Leslie Wise and Nathan Humphreys were united in marriage on Aug. 10 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ellinwood in a ceremony officiated by Father Trong Tran. Parents of the couple are Andy and Joanie Wise of Ellinwood, and Robert and Lori Humphreys of Sterling. Grandparents of the bride are Roy and Rosemary Robl and Jack and Sondra Wise, all of Ellinwood. Grandparents of the groom are Voyle Chance of Fowler, and the late Velma Chance, and the late James and Mary Humphreys.
Keith W. Mull of Larned will celebrate his 90th birthday with a "come and go" reception from 1 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 27 at Glory Be, 623 Broadway in Larned. The public is invited. No gifts are requested and attire is casual dress. Hosts for the event will be is children and their spouses, Glenn and Elaine Mull and Brad and Jeanine Haynes; five grandchildren and their spouses, Amy and Doug Harter, Jen and Walter Ladwig, Jason and Terri Haynes, John and Kristy Mull, and Robyn and Brian Kavanagh; and his five great-grandchildren, Samantha and Chase Harter, Ava ...