Wildlife educator Jean Aycock will present the free program, "Butterfly," at 1 p.m. Friday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Aycock, from the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, will talk about Monarch butterflies and their incredible migration.
GORHAM - Anna "Ann" Barbara (Graf) Dreher, 87, died Sept. 5 at the Main Street Manor in Russell. She was born May 13, 1926, on the farm South of Gorham, to Sebastian and Bridget (Hammersmith) Graf. She married Alex D. Dreher on Nov. 19, 1945, in Hyacinth. She was a homemaker.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Margaret L. (Marge) Medlam, 84, passed away in Springfield, Mo., on the morning of Aug. 21, after battling cancer for more than two years. Margaret was born on March 25, 1929, to Uriah Wood and Hazel Short in Nevada, Mo., where she also attended school and was a member of the Assemblies of God church.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by United Way at Dillons #51, 4107 10th St., at 9:30 a.m., today. Ambassador in charge will be Scott Donovan with greeters Ronda Sjogren and Connie Oetken. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
Ever since the first blog was posted in 1998, chronicling the aftermath of a hurricane, a lot of us have wondered if the surge of people writing about their children, their hobbies and the ups and downs of life was a good idea or a sign of the end of our communities.
September 05, 2013|
Martha Randolph Carr
In an effort to encourage employment over welfare dependency, the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) announced Wednesday, that it will allow a federal waiver to expire. The waiver currently allows adults, ages 18 to 49, who are capable of working but who are not employed and who do not have dependent children to receive food assistance. Those individuals currently benefitting from the waiver will be required to meet a minimum work requirement or be enrolled in a federally-approved job training program.
HOISINGTON -Ward Foley was born with multiple birth defects; Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenital (AMC), club hands and feet, severely injured by a drunk driver, beaten by troubled teens he was trying to help, and plunging his hands into a 400-degree fryer Foley could have become embittered. But Ward Foley is anything but a bitter man. He will speak at 3 p.m. on Sept. 22 at Hoisington High School.