FLORISSANT, Colo. - James E. "Jim" Johnson, 60, died Jan. 2 at Hospice House in Hutchinson. He was born June 6, 1950, at Alva, Okla., the son of Harold E. and Elaine (Lane) Johnson. A Florissant, Colo., resident for 30 years, coming from Cave Junction, Ore., he owned a Jim Johnson's Services.
Myrtle K. Pitts, 89, died Jan. 3 at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center, Great Bend. Services are pending with Bryant Funeral Home in Great Bend.
ST. JOHN - Genevieve Scalzi Hull, 75, died Jan. 1 at her home in St. John. Services are pending with Minnis Chapel in St. John.
ELLINWOOD - Maurice Francis Thul, 87, died Jan. 1 at his home in Ellinwood. Born April 16, 1923, in Ellinwood, he was the son of John and Ida Dorothea Mayer Thul. On Feb. 14, 1949, he married Maxine W. Strodtmann in Ellinwood. A lifetime resident of Ellinwood, he retired in 1988 after 35 years with the City of Ellinwood, retiring as superintendent of the Water and Sewer Department. He was a volunteer fireman for ...
Crime Stoppers seeks burglary tips
Great Bend Police Robert Sweeney was driving west on 10th St. at 12:41 p.m. Thursday and struck a vehicle driven by Todd Jones, which was also westbound but stuck in traffic. Jones reportedly received minor injuries but refused transport. A vehicle driven by Crystal Charles was southbound from a private driving turning onto 10th St. at 4:40 p.m. Thursday and struck a vehicle driven by Karen Orndoff, which was eastbound on 10th. ...
2nd Nine Weeks *Represents all A's A Honor Roll 8th Grade: Kennedi Groote, *Molly Root, Jori White 7th Grade: Noah Schneider, Haley White 6th Grade: Andrea Aguilera, Joale Groote B Honor Roll 8th Grade: Michael Brown 7th Grade: Brendon Clark, Victoria Martinez 6th Grade, Justin Oberle 1st Semester Honor Roll A Honor Roll 8th Grade: Kennedi Groote, *Molly Root, Jori White 7th Grade: Haley White 6th Grade: Andrea Aguilera, Joale Groote B Honor Roll 8th ...
2nd Nine Weeks * Represents all A's A Honor Roll Seniors: Amanda White Juniors: Lucas Ingham, *Miranda McCloud, *Zack Oberle Freshmen: *Audree Aguileram, *Ashton Brady, *Emily Roat, *Christina Sledd B Honor Roll Seniors: Presley Brady, Sean Gilmore Juniors: Meranda Frisbie, Jessica Jaske, Ashlyn Ray Sophomores: Cole Brady, Zach Kizzar 1st Semester A Honor Roll Seniors: Amanda White Juniors: Lucas Ingham,*Miranda McCloud, *Zack Oberle Freshmen: *Audree Aguilera, *Ashton Brady, *Emily root, *Christina Sledd B Honor Roll ...
Florine Meister will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 9 at the CPI Annex Building, 1809 24th Street.
Evelene Marie Knox will celebrate her 80th birthday on Jan. 2 with a card shower. Evelene Marie Knox was born on Jan. 2, 1931. She married Ramon L. Knox. He died on March 6, 2006. Cards may be sent to her at 419 Main Street, Heizer, KS 67530.
Steven Wilkinson and Lindsey and step-father James Creamer announce the birth of their son Zayne Slater Creamer on Sept. 13 in Great Bend. He weighed 8 lbs and was 19 1/2 in. long. He has three big sisters, Bailey Nicole Creamer, 10 years old; Jamison Riley Creamer, 3 1/2 years old; and Brinley Taylor Creamer, 2 years old.
Marjorie (Marge) Harrington will celebrate her 90th birthday on Jan. 8 with a family dinner.
Jeannie Viegra and Jason Devine were united in marriage on Nov. 26 at their home in a ceremony officiated by Bishop Greg Perez. The bride is the daughter of Jan and Jean Kolb of Las Vegas, Nev. and the late Judy Smith. The groom is the son of Richard and Laura Devine of Seward and Kathy Morgan of Wichita. Grandparents of the groom are Norman and Marie Roberson of Larned.
Larry and Betty Green of Mesa, Ariz. celebrated their 50th anniversary on Dec. 19 with a luncheon and reception at Down Under in Beloit. Hosts for the event were Darren Demel and Michelle Mueller of Wichita and Richard and LaVonne Reiser of San Antonio, Texas.
Arther and Shirley Hunt of Great Bend, formerly of Chase, celebrated their 59th anniversary on Dec. 24.
The following meals will be served May 6 through May 10. 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 four Great Bend chapters of Beta Sigma Phi celebrated Founder's Day April 25 with an evening dinner program in the Cavanaugh Room located at Barton Community College's Learning Resource Center.
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.
Special Needs Calendar
When should you give someone a mulligan? Should you give a former President a mulligan for a good chunk of his 8 years in office? Should you give a young broadcaster a mulligan when he doesn't realize his mike is on and he says words more suitable for a Chris Rock routine?
I've never sought the spotlight.
When our son Connor moved to Madison two years ago I was prepared for an introduction to all things Wisconsin. This was not entirely a blank slate - I was schooled on Fez and Red Forman from "That '70s Show," heard a little bit about their governor and some yelling that went on up there. But I didn't appreciate a food delicacy that has awakened taste buds left for dead long ago.
With temperatures dipping down into the 20's and snow and sleet falling from the sky less than two weeks ago, it is hard to believe the date on the calendar. For those who like to play in the dirt and plant a garden, you know that it is time to be planting certain vegetables or the heat of the summer will create another problem. Many peoples' past includes spending time working in the family garden. ...
Kansans evaluating their flood insurance needs should be aware of upcoming rate increases for new and renewal policies, according to Sandy Praeger, Commissioner of Insurance.
HAYS - Salina Central scored seven runs in the first two innings and coasted to an 11-4 victory over Great Bend on Saturday afternoon at Hays High School.