The Grassroots Art Center along with Peter Max Lawrence present the newly established international Lid Off Film Festival, Sept.25-27, in Lucas. The event will feature several in-and-out-of-state "grassroots" films with each festival day programing featuring two 90 minute film programs that will be followed by a filmmaker panel and a Q&A period for the audience to engage. The significance of this festival is to bring much needed opportunities and exposure for regional artists and filmmakers as well as potentially bringing audiences from all over the world. There will be an opening and closing reception as well as special ...
Wheat yields in Kansas might have increased during the 2015 harvest, but test weights and protein content were down statewide. According to the United States Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service, data was collected from 7,233 carlot samples from 47 counties which showed an average test weight of 59.9 pounds per bushel. In comparison, the 2013 and 2014 harvest averages were 60.7 and 60.5 pounds per bushel, respectively.
Left, Karen Gilkey, 7th District VFW Auxiliary president, and Dwayne Watson, 7th District VFW commander, are greeted by Brenda Mallory, Liberal VFW Auxiliary president. Gilkey and Watson will serve as president and commander for the upcoming year, striving to help Veterans of Foreign Wars in any way they can. Gilkey is a member of the Larned VFW Auxiliary and Watson is commander of the Liberal VFW post. The 7th District includes Larned, Ashland, Dodge City, Scott City, Kinsley, Liberal, Elkhart, Garden City and Johnson City.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Aug. 31 for a regular meeting. Pawnee County commissioners Kathy Bowman; Donna Pelton, chair; and Gary Caplinger, were present. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.
GOLF EVENT-Golfers will tee off to provide better healthcare in Pawnee County during Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Foundation's Sixth Annual "Tee Off For Better Health" Benefit Golf Classic scheduled Sept. 27 at Larned Country Club.
The Barton County Sheriff's Office responded to an injury accident at 4:58 a.m. Thursday at the U.S. 56/K-156 junction east of Great Bend. A 2013 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Linny K. Ott, 35, of Russell was southbound on K-156 approaching the "T" intersection and failed to make the turn. The vehicle continued south through the intersection, through the ditch and over the railroad tracks, coming to rest in a field.