Wayne Elden Hanna 1938-2011 ELLINWOOD - Wayne Elden Hanna, 73, died May 7 at his home in Ellinwood. He was born Jan. 16, 1938 in Wichita, the son of Bernard Bryce Hanna and Louise Marie Nicholson. He was a graduate of Mt. Hope High School. On Dec. 31, 1959 he married Marilyn Boerger in Bentley. He was a resident of Barton County since 1981 and lived in Ellinwood since 2000. Formerly of Great Bend and ...
Marie Louise Sherrard 1921 - 2011 TOPEKA - Marie Louise Sherrard, 89, Topeka, passed away May 8. Marie was born Nov. 6, 1921 in Great Bend, the daughter of Oscar and Lena (Marchand) Brewer. She graduated from Great Bend High School and attended Kansas State University, McPherson College summer school, USC-California summer school and Emporia College correspondence school. She earned a master's degree in elementary education from Washburn University. She taught at Page City, a ...
The Senior Center will serve Mexican food for its monthly potluck dinner, set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Participants should bring a covered dish and their own table service. There is a fee for the Mexican food, and those planning to attend should call the Senior Center, 792-3906, and let them know.
Barton Community College's 41st commencement is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, in the College Gymnasium. Barton President Dr. Carl Heilman will welcome the graduates, their families and friends to the ceremony.
Hiram J. 'Hi' Baxter, Jr. 1923-2011 GREAT BEND - Hiram J. 'Hi' Baxter, Jr., 87, died May 9 at Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood. He was born May 28, 1923 at Larned, the son of Hiram Henry and Katherine 'Mae' (Simmons) Baxter. Mr. Baxter was a Great Bend resident since 1947. He married Patricia Ida Mae Younkin January 25, 1947 at Great Bend. He was a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service for 32 ...
When a local charitable foundation learned that Barton County funding for children with developmental delays had been eliminated, it not only wanted to donate but also encourage others to do so.
The Barton Community College Student Juried Art Exhibition opened May 1 featuring students' work. Juror for the exhibit, Micky Yalg, art professor at Fort Hays State University, judged the show and awarded ribbons recognizing the quality of the students' work.
Vehicles driven by Eric T. Thiessen, 27, Lyons, and Linda Gotsche, 50, Great Bend, collided at 6:22 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 56, east of Great Bend at mile marker 218. According to the Barton County Sheriff's Office, Gotsche was driving a 2011 Ford Edge when she slowed down to avoid a rear-end collision with Richard Friedeman of Great Bend, who was driving a 1922 Stanley. She slowed down and put on ...
Great Bend Police Great Bend Police Theft of a 30-inch TV and a Dell laptop computer from 906 Jefferson St. was reported Friday. Loss was $600. Theft of solar lights from 2332 Polk St. was reported Friday. Someone cut a fence south of 108 Maple St. Vehicles driven by Francisco Rios and William Christie collided at 16th and Baker at 1:58 p.m. Friday. Theft of 10-12 pairs of ...
The American Red Cross and Great Bend Recreation Commission are offering a Water Safety Instructor Training course.
LARNED - Ann Hicks welcomed visitor Becky Thompson to the May 3 meeting of the guild.
LARNED - The regular monthly meeting of the Welcome Inn Leisure Center Inc. was called to order at 1 p.m. May 4 by President Charles Wonsetler.
Activities May 8-14 Carry in Dinner Potato Bar and Mothers Day - Sunday 12:30 p.m. Baked potatoes, toppings will be furnished. Please bring salads, vegetables or desserts and bring a friend or two. A card party will follow dinner. 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. Balance and Flexibility Class - Tuesday ...
Fort Larned USD 495 to meet LARNED - The Fort Larned USD 495 school board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the district office for a regular meeting. The Student Spotlight will highlight I ratings for Larned High School band and choir students. Other topics on the agenda are University of Kansas 25-year certificates of service, LMS Stuco by-laws, acceptance of grants, summer usage and wide area network. Reports will be heard from the ...
BATON ROUGE, La. - Les Miles loves calling Death Valley the place opponents' dreams go to die. The same might someday be said about Johnny Manziel's bid for a second Heisman Trophy.
No. 1 ALABAMA 49, CHATTANOOGA 0
LAWRENCE - Every time that Towson missed a shot, it seemed as if somebody from Kansas was there to corral the rebound, throw an outlet pass and start the Jayhawks on the fast break.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It was only a month ago that the San Diego Chargers were in the midst of the AFC West race, trying to keep pace with the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady. Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots. All in front of a prime-time audience.
The mission statement for The Station sums it up. "The purpose of The Station is to bring emotional and physical awareness and relaxation to the human body in a professional, honest, and educated way with accessibility to the client at a reasonable cost."
Jeanetta M. Brownlee, obstruct legal process, fine $50, court costs $110
Helen Hickel, fail to yield, court costs $55.50
KOC to hold breakfast buffet
ELLINWOOD -"The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey. When waves of beings who only look human overrun the earth, the Earth's last survivors have scattered to stay alive. When Cassie meets Evan Walker, he may be her only hope for rescuing her brother, or even saving herself. But can she trust a stranger in this dangerous world?
Those who donated money and time, and played in the golf tournament collaborated to raise more than $45,000 for local cancer patients. The recent St. Rose Auction & Golf Classic proceeds will benefit the Heartland Cancer Center Patient Care Fund.
The monthly Barton County Historical Society meeting scheduled for Monday evening, Nov. 25, has been canceled.
Rosewood Ranch horse therapy instructor Melinda Suppes took part in a grueling exam last May in Loveland, Colo. She endured four days of a workshop, written testing and field work, all with the goal of becoming a certified instructor with Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International. It wasn't until more than five months later that she learned the results of her exam.
Derek Fredrick thought if the buckets were "poppin' pink" they would draw a lot of attention. And if the results of a recent fundraiser are any indication, he was right.