Michael Johnston, caregiver coordinator at SouthWest Kansas Area Agency, will be the guest speaker at the next Touched by Cancer Support Group meeting, set for 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Heartland Cancer Center. He will discuss Plan D and other Medicare Plan updates, as well as assistance and programs available through the agency. There will be time for questions; packets and handouts will be provided.
Great Bend's Seventh-Day Adventist Church is organizing running, walking and cycling events for Let's Move Day, on Sunday, Sept. 22. The event is part of a national effort to get as many people possible involved in physical activity on that day.
Stress and its link to the immune system is the topic for the next interactive televideo (ITV) presentation at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. It is scheduled for 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 in the basement-level St. Dominic Room.
HAYS - A Great Bend teenager driving the wrong way on Interstate 70 was critically injured Friday night when the pickup he was driving hit an oncoming car, killing the other driver. A semitrailer then struck both disabled vehicles, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
The VFW Men's Auxiliary of Great Bend will hold a Scotch doubles eight-ball pool tournament Sept. 28-29. Games will be start at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Just Mor Rumors, 4301 10th St. The final four teams will play at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 504 Washington.
AUSTIN, Texas - University of Texas President Bill Powers said Friday he supports coach Mack Brown amid speculation that Brown's job is on the line after three sub-par seasons and an embarrassing loss at Brigham Young.
September 14, 2013|
The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One of the first things Cowboys owner Jerry Jones did when he awoke Wednesday was to take a good look at the little wooden trophy topped by an odd street sign sitting among the many awards and memorabilia in his Dallas-area home.
The RSVP volunteer recognition banquet was held at Barton Community College on Aug. 8. 165 attendees enjoyed a wonderful dinner prepared by Great Western Dining. The nominees for 2013 Volunteer of the Year were recognized with thank you certificates. Nominated this year for the award were: Arleen Branson; Ray Butler; Bill King; Chris and Rosalie Leiker; Bill Popp; Arlene Schamaun; The Hoisington Friendship Gentlemen's Dish-washing Team (Ed Merlau, Larry Ruble, Ed Ruble, Herb Sellens, Alan Ochs, and James Leewright); The Two Marilyns from Ellinwood (Marilyn Frydendall and Marilyn Sauber); Dave Tinkler; Delores Westfall; and Teddy Williamson. These volunteers work ...
WICHITA – The 81st-annual Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS) promises to be a big event this year, with 795 youth from 92 counties entering 1,817 animals. This is the largest number of livestock entered in 25 years. The total includes 148 market steers, 354 breeding heifers, 325 market hogs, 103 breeding gilts, 301 market lambs, 246 breeding ewes, 249 meat goats and 91 commercial doe kids. The statewide event will be held September 20-23 at the Kansas Pavilions in Wichita.