Farmers Bank & Trust provides assistance to employees in order to help their children attain educational goals at the college of their choice. This year, the bank celebrates the 10th anniversary of the program and the fact that the bank has funded $62,000 in 123 scholarships to students of bank employees. "Farmers Bank is proud to assist families of bank employees with this important benefit of educating their children with the increasing costs of a college education," said scholarship coordinator Karesa Harrison.
Mr. and Mrs. Rick and Cathy Thompson of Coffeyville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Thompson, to Benjamin Scheck, son of Mr. and Mrs. John and Elaine Meyer and Mr. Thomas Scheck of Great Bend.
Arthur Wondra will celebrate his 80th birthday on Oct. 20 with a family luncheon followed by a reception from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Great Bend Senior Citizen Center. The luncheon and reception will be hosted by his wife of 53 years, Mary Ann, and their children, Kevin and Teresa Wondra of Great Bend, Kathy and Eric Walsten of Mulvane, Alan and Karen Wondra of Wichita, Korey and LeAnn Wondra of Hutchinson and David and Valarie Wondra of Derby.
J.J. and Tammy O'Connor of Smolan, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie O'Connor, of Salina, to Justin Malbrough, of Salina, son of Marilyn Malbrough of Great Bend and the late Larry Malbrough.
The following meals will be served October 21 through October 25. 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.
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.
Western Kansas wheat producers have been in a constant battle with weather the past few years. Although the cry for more rain has always been strong, last month's rains may be contributing to emergence problems in some producer's recently planted wheat fields.