Barton Community College will host a "come and go" open house and reception to showcase its new Adult Healthcare Simulation Lab from 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, in the Technical Building, room T-119. A presentation is scheduled at 3 p.m. to recognize the longstanding partnership with St. Rose Health Center and to thank them for equipment and supply donations.
Track and field is all about marks. Most important at this time of the year for the Barton men's track are marks to earn a spot at the NJCAA Championships. The earlier you can hit those marks the better.
One third of all complaints to the Federal Trade Commission are about tax-related identity theft. Now as we enter tax season, foremost on the minds of all taxpayers should be the issue of avoiding the ID thieves. For five years in a row the numbers of such theft have increased. Taxpayer awareness must increase as well. Your Better Business Bureau has compiled information to help you keep your identity safe during this time of potential vulnerability.
Don't look now but the region tournament is just a month away. Although it was just the second time out since the Christmas break for the Barton wrestling team this past weekend, the preparation for regional is definitely underway during the school initial season in the sport.
When President Obama delivers his State of the Union message Tuesday, he must demonstrate strength and compassion. Despite his lame duck status, Mr. Obama should outline a bold agenda that addresses issues few politicians are willing to face, such as:
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Central Kansas Dream Center, 2100 Broadway (use east entrance on Williams), at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Matt Aycock with greeters Melinda Kurth and Regan Reif. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.