HOISINGTON - Fears that all children face and how the Bible tackles those very fears in the life of one of its principle characters is the focus of Vacation Bible School at New Life Baptist, 364 West 12, Hoisington. Running 6:30-8:30 p.m., Aug. 5-9, the VBS is open to all children, ages 4 through finished 6th grade.
Ginger Millermon, a recognized speaker, songwriter and recording artist, will minister at the next Great Bend Aglow Lighthouse meeting, Aug. 10 at Perkins Family Restaurant, 2920 10th St. Coffee and social time begins at 9 a.m. and the meeting begins at 9:30 a.m.
DODGE CITY - Two nationally known speakers will deliver keynote addresses Aug. 24 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Dodge City for the annual Stewardship Day for the Catholic Diocese of Dodge City.
PRATT – LifeWay Christian Resources is slated to bring well-known Bible teacher and best-selling author Beth Moore to the First United Methodist Church in Pratt via simulcast on Sept. 14. First United Methodist Church is serving as a host location for the Pratt County area.
The Seventh-day Adventist School's fall order of Bithell berries will arrive the end of August or early September. There is extra fruit available in 14-pound boxes of flash frozen berries of excellent quality.
TAMPA, Fla. - Alex Rodriguez will start a second minor league injury rehabilitation assignment on Friday at Double-A Trenton, hoping to return to the New York Yankees before any suspension by Major League Baseball.
Mildred Irene Pelton, 99, died July 31 at Cherry Village Nursing Home in Great Bend. Born Nov. 8, 1913, in Inman, she was the daughter of William C. and Dora (Harder) Hassman. On March 12, 1935, she married Charles F. German. He died on April 18, 1961. She then married Lowell Henry Pelton on Aug. 12, 1978, at Claflin. He died on Jan. 7, 2002. A resident of Claflin from 1945 until she moved to Cherry Village in 2009, she was a payroll clerk for Central Kansas Medical Center and a secretary at Claflin High School.
Margaret Rose Campbell, 73, died July 31 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born March 30, 1940, in Odin, she was the daughter of Lawrence Ernest and Mary Margaret (Lewis) Debes. On April 4, 1961, she married Gary Lee Campbell in Great Bend, A resident of Great Bend since 1959, coming from Bushton, she was employed as a custodian for Great Bend USD 428 and had worked in the District Education Office.
HOISINGTON -Craig Jaynes, organist of Jamestown, Ohio, and Dr. David Lowe, violist of Lindsborg, will present a benefit concert for Kans for Kids at 7 p.m. on Thurs., Aug. 29 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 5th & Main, Hoisington.