Jaime Kuhlman and Ray Byers, both of Hoisington, were united in marriage in Great Bend on July 5, in a double-ring ceremony. Parents of the couple are James and Debbie Kuhlman and Steve and Karma Byers all of Great Bend. Grandparents of the bride are Don and Loretta Kuhlman of Great Bend and Hazel Krekel of Manhattan and the late Robert Krekel. Grandparents of the groom are Betty Byers and Richard and Jeanne Miller of Great Bend and the late Ray Byers, and Curtis and Jan Lohrding of Bella Vista, Ark.
Patrick and Gina Griffin of Boynton Beach, Fla. announce the birth of their son, Patrick Louis Samuel Griffin, on Aug. 12 at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs. 12 oz. and was 21 1/2 in. long. Grandparents are Anita Graves of Larned and Louis Graves of St. John. Great-grandmother is Thelma Row of Larned.
Dog eating your shoes again? Do you want to garden but have a brown thumb? Dream of cloning yourself to be three places at once? These are just a few of life's little questions. 4-H can help you with these questions. 4-H is a place where everyone in the family can go together on the same night to a 4-H meeting. Join 4-H and learn the basics of dog obedience in the dog project. Join 4-H and open up a new world of fashion options by designing clothes or buying them, selecting accessories and modeling.
Eisenhower School recently received a $2,000 Youth Literacy grant from the Dollar General Literacy Organization to support its literacy programs. The grant, prepared by Blythe Porter, Eisenhower School Title I reading teacher, will be used to purchase iPads and an early literacy phonics program to enrich the reading curriculum for students who receive reading support in kindergarten through sixth grade. "These funds will allow us to purchase items that will specifically target the individual reading needs of Eisenhower students who require additional reading support," said Tricia Reiser, principal. Eisenhower School has two literacy support programs that are designed to ...
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
The following meals will be served Oct. 7 through Oct. 11. The secondary schools also have available daily: Main dish second choices, chef's salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.
Landmark National Bank "Dog For A Dog" event was held on Oct. 2 to benefit the Great Bend Humane Society. Approximately $800 was raised. Items were collected that the Humane Society needs on a daily basis such as 30 gallon trash bags, zip lock bags, paper towels, band aids, dog, puppy and cat food. A complete list can be viewed at the display at Landmark National Bank.
On October 5, as part of their ceaseless demand that Congress passes comprehensive immigration reform, illegal aliens and their advocates will hold a National Day of Dignity and Respect. Their goal is to achieve immediate legal status, with work authorization, and eventual citizenship. If successful, at least 11 million aliens would compete with Americans for the handful of available jobs.