The 2014-2015 Pearl Sparks Pilot Service Award was awarded to the incoming President of Great Bend Pilot Club, Betty Schneider. Betty was recognized at the International Pilot Convention in Orlando, Fla. in July. She is this year's incoming Pilot Club President. Betty has said, "I feel it is my duty as a Pilot to give willingly, fully and selflessly as a mentor, leader and caregiver to our families, friends and community. Pilot provides countless opportunity to perform the unexpected acts of care and kindness that will make a difference in the lives of others."
The Coronado Quivira Museum is seeking items for an agricultural exhibit which will run for two years. The items needed are a pivot flowmeter, a drone, and a GPS onboard tractor system. Exhibit designer Don Traub needs these items by Aug. 11, so he can design and build cases or stands for them.
You've probably seen those commercials on TV – the ones offering you a free credit report or credit score. Many of these companies are trying to lure you into signing up for a credit monitoring service that is not free, but federal law does require the three major credit reporting agencies to provide you with a free copy of your credit report once a year. The only trusted website to obtain a truly free credit report is www.AnnualCreditReport.com, which is operated by the three credit bureaus. You may also request a report by calling any of the three ...
August 02, 2015|
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt
Many of us have watched our children head off to college. Remembering to pack everything they need is always a challenge. This is especially true when it comes to checking off "insurance" on the needs list. Although not a physical item to be included in the packing, insurance for your student is a necessary item to consider.
August 02, 2015|
By Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance
Whenever the Republicans target Planned Parenthood, I always remember what Jon Kyl said in the spring of 2011. Because the GOP senator's lie - and a spokesman's defense of that lie - nicely illustrates the party's eternally hostile attitude.
Barton Community College has seen steady growth for seven years. The institution as a whole drew more than 4,300 full-time-equivalent (FTE) students in 2014-15, which is a 1.04 percent increase over last year, and a 47 percent increase since the growth trend began in 2007-08, according to the FTE data gathered at the close of the spring semester. Note: Figures subject to slight changes until data "freeze" date in August. This information is a reflection of the current outlook.
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.
Richard and Nina Elson will celebrate their 35th anniversary with a celebration from noon to around 8 p.m. on August 9, at the main shelter in Veterans Memorial Park in Great Bend. Family and friends are invited.