Hazel Scheuerman celebrated her 85th birthday on Feb. 20 with a family dinner and reception at Cedar Park Place. The birthday celebration was hosted by her children, Paul and Trella Berscheidt and Cliff and Lynne Scheuerman of Great Bend and Terry and Naomi Scheuerman of Tecumseh, Okla.
If you were in high school between 1953-1963, you no doubt experienced The Highlander Drive-in formerly located on the Northwest corner of Central and Edgemoor. The public is invited to participate in the 8th reunion to be held on May 14 at the Marriott Hotel, 9100 Corporate Hills Drive (just north on Webb Rd and Kellogg).
Shaun and Jessica Ebert of Sycamore, Ill. announce the birth of their son, Calvin Louis Ebert, on Feb. 17 at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb, Ill. He weighed 6 lbs. 1 oz. and was 20 1/2 in. long.
Celeste Vonfeldt of Great Bend will celebrate her 87th birthday with a reception from 1:30 to 4 p.m. on March 20 at River Bend Assisted Living, 3820 Broadway. This will be a card party with cake and ice cream.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Link of Great Bend will celebrate their 60th anniversary on March 26 with a family dinner.
The Progress Club met on March 7. Hostess was Karen Becker. Seventeen members were present. Pat Halbower gave the program on Australia. In 1994, the Halbowers traveled to Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand. Australia is the only continent that is also a country. It was in the 1700's that people first knew about this country. The English wanted to get rid of their criminals so they first sent them to America and then to Australia. ...
By Curtis Wolf KWEC site manager Have you noticed the familiar call of sandhill cranes flying overhead in the last few weeks? It can only mean one thing. Spring migration is underway! Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge are two Wetlands of International Importance and provide thousands of birds a stopover along their North and South migration routes. Many of the more than 300 species of birds that have been documented at these two ...
Jay Werth was inducted into the Phi Psi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Barton County Community College on Feb. 20th.
Nex-Tech, is pleased to announce Lindsey Krom-Craven as the Customer Sales Supervisor in Great Bend. Beginning the position March 7, Craven supervises the day-to-day operation of the two Nex-Tech stores in Great Bend.
Otis-Bison Jr./Sr. High third nine weeks honor roll Senior High Superintendent's Honor (4.0 - 3.75) Seniors: Michael Hlavaty, Robert Kolos, Sondra Lyon, Emma Wibel Juniors: MacKenzie Boone, Trevor Keller, Dominic Manley, Brandon Pechanec, Zachary Stejskal, Janel Tommen Sophomores: Hannah Bannister, Felix Kasper, Tyler Maier, Kimberly Pechanec, Katie Tammen, Dylan Wissman Principal's Honor Roll (3.74 - 3.40) Seniors: Jenessa Tammen, Dominic Trapp, Kristin Wondra Sophomores: Gina Albrecht, Samuel Higgason, Justin Jecha, Courtney Unsner, Hunter McDonald, Derek ...
Several Scouts from Troop 111, sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Great Bend, received special recognition for giving service beyond what is normally expected.
Chase High School 3rd Nine Weeks Honor Roll A Honor Roll (*represents all A's) Seniors: Amanda White Juniors: Lucas Ingham, *Miranda McCloud, Jessica Jaske, Zack Oberle Sophomores: Cole Brady, Zach Kizzar Freshmen: * Audree Aguilera Ashton Brady Emily Root *Christina Sledd B Honor Roll Seniors: Presley Brady, Bobbi Ray Sophomores: Hunter Gillespie Raymond Junior High 3rd Nine Weeks Honor Roll A Honor Roll (*represents all A's) 8th Grade: *Molly Root, Jori White 7th Grade: Noah ...
Principal's Honor Roll 8th Grade: Gabby Batt, Natasha Bieker, Laura Black, Matthew Black, Peyton Burkhart, Krystal Coleman, Samantha Croft, Justin Denney, Paul Flores, Morgan Francis, Anna Frizell, Daniella Gabrieli-Vasquez, Grant Harris, Kiley Heine, Jenna Hertel, Maycie Hestand, Amber Heuer, Taylor Hofeling, Adam Jacobs, Kacee Kasselman, Kelsie Keener, Kelci Keyse, Dykota Knorr, Lindsay Leuenberger, Jamie Liebl, Darian Mayhugh, Morgan McIntosh, Hunter Middleton, Alex Morgan, Kenneth Mulch, Sarah Niederee, Stevee Nily, Tyler Nuss, Allison Peak, Jackson Randall, ...
Boy Scout Troop 149 recently held Pinewood Derby Race.
This is a nationwide effort to recognize the efforts of those who serve Friendship Meals to seniors. This program is offered in the month of March and public officials are invited to participate. The Great Bend-based Eldercare is the local sponsoring, agency for the meals, covering 28 southwest Kansas counties. "They encourage us to invite mayors in to help serve."
USD 428 has partnered with Harris Connect to produce an alumni directory. Post cards, phone calls and e-mails may be forthcoming this summer. This is a reputable company that the district has worked with for the past 20 years.
SAN ANTONIO - Tony Parker had 25 points and 10 assists, and the San Antonio Spurs held the Golden State Warriors' starting backcourt to 13 points for a 109-91 victory Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Top prep basketball prospect Andrew Wiggins told a small gathering of family and friends at his high school gym Tuesday that he will play at Kansas.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - As good as Matt Moore has been, the Tampa Bay Rays believe he can be even better.
Brandi Gruber will talk about the value of a good night's sleep any time, but this month she is making a special effort to spread the word. As director of cardiopulmonary services at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center, Gruber and her staff in the Sleep/Wake Disorders Center are observing Better Sleep Month.
Mindy Nicholson wanted to make life easier for her Great Bend-area patrons and decided to take action. Her idea recently came full circle, when Sandstone Bridge Center opened in Great Bend.
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The Great Bend Recreation Commission, Commission on Aging and Barton County Farm Bureau will host a defensive driving course next week at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St. Classes run from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, May 20, and Tuesday, May 21.
History buff Joe Boley will give a program on greyhound racing at 1 p.m. Friday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Boley's free program explains how Great Bend is part of greyhound racing history.
A riding lawn mower stolen from Lang Diesel Inc. in rural Ellinwood was too heavy for two people to push up onto a trailer, Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings said. Akings, speaking for Crime Stoppers, said the mower was stolen from 15 SE 90 Ave. sometime between 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, and 8 a.m. on Friday.
The Parkinson's Support Group will not have a meeting this month. Sponsors of this new group have decided to meet every other month, so the next meeting will be June 25. The group plans to meet on the fourth Tuesday of even-numbered months (February, April, June, August, October and December).
PAWNEE ROCK - An abandoned mobile home in Pawnee Rock was destroyed by fire Monday, Sheriff Brian Bellendir said. The fire at 128 Rock St. was reported around 11:15 a.m. Great Bend Fire Department was called to assist the Pawnee Rock Fire Department, GBFD Chief Mike Napolitano said when they arrived the house was fully engulfed in flames. "The fire is suspicious in nature and the Kansas State Fire Marshal's Office was called," Bellendir said. ...
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood High School will hold a volleyball camp from 2-4 p.m. on May 28-31 at the old High School Gym. Registration deadline is May 28. Contact Laurie Feist or Sharon Gatton at 564-2750 or 564-3136.