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The Great Divide

One of the classes most agriculture students take at Barton is titled "Agriculture In Society." Part of the class deals with the history of agriculture and how it has influenced the development of civilization. Part deals with how to intelligently respond (not react) to challenges presented, and a major part deals with the issues/opportunities facing them as part of the Ag workforce and the industry as a whole. To start class each semester, students are asked what they identify as these challenges and opportunities. Almost without exception they identify a lack of understanding by the general public of what ...

August 25, 2013 | Dr. Victor L. Martin | Agriculture


Safety in the sun

My dermatologist recently shared with me a list of five ways to die on a golf course. The five ways include hit by a golf ball, run over by a golf cart, whacked by a golf club, struck by lightning and forgot your hat.

August 25, 2013 | John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau | Agriculture


Dixon 50th anniversary

Gerald and Helene Dixon of Great Bend, will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception at 5 p.m. on Aug. 31 at Perkins Restaurant. Hosts for the event will be Gerry Dixon and Arlene Williams.

August 25, 2013 | | Anniversaries


Phelan — Hoetmer

John and Carolyn Phelan announce the engagement of their daughter, Bailea Phelan, to Derek Hoetmer, son of Larry and Tina Hoetmer.

August 25, 2013 | | Engagements


Kuhlman 50th anniversary

Don and Loretta Kuhlman will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Aug. 31 with a card shower. In addition, the couple celebrated with a family trip to Branson, Mo. in July.

August 25, 2013 | | Anniversaries


Hulda Bitter 98th

Hulda Bitter will celebrate her 98th birthday on Aug. 30 with a family dinner and card shower.

August 25, 2013 | | Birthdays


Johnson baby girl

Zack and Kari Johnson announce the birth of their daughter, Kayleigh Marie Johnson, on July 25 at North Kansas City Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. She weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz. and was 20 1/4 in. long.

August 25, 2013 | | Births


Hammond - Bodine

Eric and Tammy Hammond of Pawnee Rock, announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Marie Hammond, to Juan Durell Bodine, son of Robert and Ana Bodine of Atlantic, Iowa.

August 25, 2013 | | Engagements


Hammonds — Simonis

Sonya Hammonds announces the engagement of her daughter, Brooke Mae Hammonds, to Dex Edward Simonis, son of Cheryl Simonis of Council Grove. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Robert and Geri Lee of Ellinwood.

August 25, 2013 | | Engagements


Jump Start Your Day with Breakfast

As I begin my twenty-fifth year in adult education through my job as an Extension Educator I feel blessed to enjoy the variety of each day. While most of my programming is directed toward adults, I also enjoy contact with children of all ages. Nothing pleases me more than sharing nutrition information with a young person and then meeting up with them again and have them say, "Hey, I remember you; you told us to eat more vegetables, whole grains, or drink less soda..." Encouraging people of all ages to make healthy food choices is becoming a huge part of ...

August 25, 2013 | Donna Krug | Local Life


Great Bend City Slickers 4-H Club meeting

The Great Bend City Slickers 4-H Club met on Aug. 8 at the Presbyterian Church. There were 10 members present, two leaders and five parents. A demonstration was given by Aubrey Likes. Stephen Crawford gave a project talk. The club took 3rd place in the 4-H BBQ ticket sales. The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 12 at the Presbyterian Church.

August 25, 2013 | | Club News


Janna Lang Chibry graduates

On June 15, Janna Lang Chibry, graduated from KU Wichita Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency. At that ceremony, Janna received the award, "Special Resident in Minimal Invasive Gynecology". Janna graduated from the University of Kansas in 2005, with a B.S. in Biochemistry and received her medical degree from the KU Medical Center in 2009. Janna is a member of the Daniel K. Roberts Professional Society. Dr. Chibry has accepted a position with the Heartland Women's Group, which is affiliated with the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

August 25, 2013 | | Education


Kansas Law Enforcement Center announces May graduates

Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter congratulated 52 new law enforcement officers during their graduation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on May 24th.

August 25, 2013 | | Business


Luck throws for two TDs as Colts romp past Browns

INDIANAPOLIS - Andrew Luck threw for two touchdowns Saturday, and the Indianapolis defense did not allow a touchdown for the second straight week as the Colts beat Cleveland 27-6.

August 25, 2013 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


RALLY POINT

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Steelers spent 25 minutes knocking around Alex Smith.

August 24, 2013 | The Associated Press | College/Professional


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Barton Blazers take first

January 26, 2016 | | Local Sports


KWEC offers winter kids programs

The Kansas Wetlands Education Center has the cure for the winter blues – nature programs! Kids will make a snow crystal, investigate backyard birds and become ...

January 26, 2016 | | Local News


GBHS Swim Team results

The GBHS swim team competed in the Wichita Heights Invitaitonal on Saturday. There were 21 teams competing. "This meet was loaded with so many good ...

January 26, 2016 | | Prep Sports


Chamber Coffee

This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Barton Community College at the Welding Lab Technical Building, Room 172, at 9:30 ...

January 26, 2016 | | Local News


Thanks to blood drive participants

Dear Editor,

January 26, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor


DC blizzard

Dear Editor,

January 26, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor


Congress is Writing the President a Blank Check for War

While the Washington snowstorm dominated news coverage this week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was operating behind the scenes to rush through the Senate what ...

January 26, 2016 | Ron Paul | Columnists


Saints too much for Barton women

The Barton women's basketball team knew it had a tall task in front of it against the Seward County Saints. Like 6-7, 6-3 and ...

January 26, 2016 | Mike Marzolf | Community College


Cougars lose intense battle with Seward in Jayhawk Conference play

A pattern has developed the last three games for the Barton men's basketball team. It's not a good pattern.

January 26, 2016 | Mike Marzolf | Community College


Barton News – Week of January 25

Wrestling:

January 26, 2016 | | Community College


Kansas 150 1901-1925

February 04, 2011 | | Local News


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