ST. JOHN - Eutemia "Ruth" Mace, 78, joined Our Heavenly Father on Saturday July 9, 2011.
Congressman Tim Huelskamp said he plans to visit Barton County and other central Kansas counties before the end of the month. Visits to St. Francis, Atwood and Seneca that were scheduled for next week were canceled after it was announced that the House will be in session July 19-22, which was supposed to be a constituent work week. The schedule for upcoming meetings includes: • Barton County: 9:30-10:30 a.m. ...
A Claflin woman was taken to Ellinwood District Hospital with possible head injuries following a one-vehicle rollover early Sunday in Barton County. Other passengers in the Nissan Xterra refused treatment at the scene, and officers from the Barton County Sheriff's Office still weren't sure on Monday who was driving the car. Kelli Krier, 25, was transported to the hospital by Ellinwood Fire and Ambulance. According to reports, the driver failed to ...
Great Bend Police At 1:29 p.m. Friday, a vehicle was reportedly stolen from 210 Fruit St. It was recovered at Acme Scrap. A known person allegedly stole $800 from the Presto store at 2337 Washington St., it was reported Friday. A hit-and-run vehicle backed into a vehicle driven by Chris Fanatia in the 1900 block of 24th St. at 4:43 p.m. Friday. A known person allegedly shoplifted items from The ...
The Quivira Chapter and the Cottonwood Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association will join together for a tour of selected sites in Rice County on Saturday, July 23. The tour will be a car caravan. The tour will start at 10 a.m. at the Little Arkansas Crossing/ Cottonwood Grove Cemetery .
Well, it's that time of year again and the Annual After Harvest Festival is upon us. I hope everyone who chooses to attend the festival has a very enjoyable time and takes in every event made available to them. With that said, I believe it necessary to remind everyone who attends the After Harvest Festival to be aware that there will also be an increase in law enforcement during this time. There will be ...
Larned Police Dept. Thursday, July 7 An animal control officer responded to the 100 block of Carroll at 2:33 a.m. An animal control officer responded to Broadway and 14th at 2:40 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 500 block of Main at 6:59 a.m. An animal control officer responded to Broadway and 10th at 9:55 a.m. Officers investigated a protection from abuse violation in the 800 block of W. 8th at 12:22 p.m. ...
ST. JOHN - The shooting victim in an apparent domestic incident has been identified as the stepson of the suspected shooter.
Activities July 10-July 16 Carry in Dinner - Sunday 12:30 p.m. Bring some food and enjoy visiting and eating with friends. Gladys Salmans and Thelmarie Whilite will be the hosts. Blood Pressure check - Monday 11:30 a.m. We all need to know. Paraffin Spa - Monday and Thursday 11 a.m. Makes your hands feel great under the supervision of Byron Stilts. Coffee Time - Tuesday 9:30 a.m. Bring food to share, or just show up. ...
LARNED - The city of Larned city council met June 6 in a regular session. The following are approved minutes.
Marriage Licenses Jose Luis Villalobos, Great Bend and Darla Kay Turley, Great Bend Daniel Jacob Casper, Great Bend and ReGina Cristine Reynolds, Great Bend Joshua Lee Hoeffner, Great Bend and Alicia Diane Manning, Great Bend John Kenneth Crawford, Hoisington and Amber Dawn Steiner, Hoisington Gregory Curran Salter, Hoisington and Lisa Marie Schultz, Hoisington Patrick Douglas McAnulla, Larned and Karen Paige Hall, Great Bend Christopher Lance Long, Hoisington ...
The 2011 KLA Young Stockmen's Academy (YSA) gathered for its second educational tour of the year June 27-29. The group of young KLA members from across the state spent three days in Kansas City learning more about the agribusiness and retail beef industries. Vista from Merck Animal Health is the exclusive sponsor of this program.
The Kansas CASA Association has been nominated by the Walmart Foundation State Giving Program to be one of five statewide non-profit organizations competing in the Walmart Associates Choice program for a $100,000 grant. Through this new grant-making initiative, each Walmart employee across Kansas is being given the opportunity to vote for one organization to receive the grant. Voting will conclude on Aug. 6. In addition to the opportunity to compete for the $100,000, each ...
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3111 and its Ladies Auxiliary met on June 28 at the Post Home.
ELLINWOOD - The newly formed Ellinwood Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26 in a special meeting at the Farmers Mutual Insurance office, 16 N. Main, to discuss a youth basketball league being organized by Hoisington Rec.
Barton County Office Buildings will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Barton County Health Department and the Records Division of the Sheriff's Office will also be closed both days. The Barton County Landfill will be closed on Thursday. It will reopen on Friday between the hours of 8 and 11 a.m. On Saturday, it will return to normal operational hours. Emergency services will be in normal operation.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Philip Rivers came through when the San Diego Chargers needed him the most.
Members of Preceptor Pi Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, enjoyed an early Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 16 at First Christian Church with their spouses as their guests. Wheatland Café of Hudson catered the traditional Thanksgiving meal.
USD 428 Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. on Monday to discuss the search for USD 428 Superintendent of Schools.
The Kansas State Fair announced that Logan Evers, Great Bend, is the inaugural recipient of the Ron and Carolyn Holland Scholarship. Logan was chosen for exemplifying outstanding character, perseverance, work ethic, ingenuity and demonstrated scholastic achievement, consistent with the values endeared by the Holland family.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3111 Ladies Auxiliary met on Nov. 19 at the post home.
"Quilts of Valor" are heirloom quilts sewn with comforting and healing hands to show their compassion for our veterans who have served our country valiantly and with great hardship to themselves but only thinking of their country and how they can best serve. Presenting the "Quilts of Valor," on Veterans Day was the local representative, Sandra Vink of Great Bend, assisted by Helen Hullman of St. John and Shannon Royer of Otis.
Donald and Lilly Penka will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a Come and Go Reception from 3 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 30 at the Best Western Angus Inn. Hosts for the event will be their children and families, Michele, Delbert, Sarah and Samantha Smith; Matt, Christi, Lauren, Blake, and Dru Penka; and Melissa, Ashley, and Braden Sides.
Angela Humphrey and Christopher Beck were united in marriage on Sept. 21, at the Immaculate Conception Church in Claflin with Father Robert Schremmer officiating. Parents of the couple are Gary and Linda Humphrey of Bison and Allan and Anne Beck of Claflin. The bride was escorted by her father.
Dan Altman of Orlando, Fla. and Kristine Mathers Altman of Maitland, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Staci Altman, to Steve Nekic, son of Debbi and Frank Nekic of St. Joseph, Mich. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Darlene Mathers of Great Bend, and the late Robert R. Mathers.
Red and Jean Peevyhouse will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Nov. 30 with a Come and Go Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Central Baptist Church, Lakin and Harrison, in Great Bend. The public is invited to attend.
Paul and Nancy Jones, of Hays, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Nov. 27, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. with their children, Paul Weston and Elodie Jones, Matthew and Shelley Jones, and Jarrod and Stacey Jones and grandchildren. The couple was united in marriage on Nov. 27, 1963 at The Evangelical United Brethren Church in LaCrosse.
Author Diana Webster announces the release of her new family novel, "The Parent," which helps parents examine their own relationships with their children.